• Salli makes gingerbread.

    Club Antics

    Clubs have run at MRIS for the last three weeks to provide some fun and ...

Salli makes gingerbread.

Club Antics

Clubs have run at MRIS for the last three weeks to provide some fun and creative activities for the Year 4 to Year 7 students. With the assistance of volunteering parents, Julie (Yr 6/7 teacher) and Lindsay (Yr 4/5 teacher), the students are enjoying  sports (handball), art and craft, cooking and cubby construction. Students will […]

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Peer Support at MRIS

Every year, MRIS’s Year 1-7 students participate in Peer Support— a social, emotional learning programme promoting well-being and developing skills. The students are currently looking at the ‘Keeping Friends’ module which explores the concept of friendship, building relationships and developing skills in empathy and critical thinking. In past year’s students have worked at speaking up, […]

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Investigating Biodiversity: Amelia Glass maintains the pitfall traps.

Pitfall Trapping Resumes

MRIS’s Year 4/5 class  has recommenced  pitfall trapping research after the  recent renewal of the school’s trapping licence. Students are looking at the best practice for trapping to further biodiversity in surrounding bush. This week, work was dedicated to cleaning and maintaining the traps. In the coming weeks, students will compare two forested areas for […]

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BY GUM: MRIS pre-primary student, Shaquiell  has been busy in the Bubble Gum Lab.

The Science of Bubble Gum!

THE invention of bubble gum sparked the imaginations of MRIS Kindy-Pre students recently as part of the classes’ Inventions inquiry.The class was transformed into a pop-up Bubble Gum laboratory allowing the children to make their own play dough bubble gum by mixing colours, flavours and textures. Teacher Debbie Pendlebury said students decided to look into […]

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Skye’s Art on Show

ON DISPLAY: Year 1 MRIS teacher, Skye Robertson will hold an art exhibition in the Margaret River Foyer Gallery next month The theme of   ‘good luck’ is the inspiration behind her work. She said when life’s dramas unfold sometimes it is important to feel that luck is shining down on you. Skye’s work has also […]

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Mixing it with nature: Molly Tupman made a biodynamic soil improver.

Back to Bush School

Learning outside the classroom was back on the agenda when MRIS Bush School reconvened last week. Bush School is a new program run in conjunction with the recently constructed Nyindamurra Nature Trail. Teacher, Ashley Williamson said students engaged in sustainable practices in the school’s local environment. Students rotated through four workshops facilitated by parents. Workshops […]

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