Described as the “best concert ever”, the 2014 Margaret River Independent School’s End- of-Year Concert ...
Salvador Dali, The Sweet Valley Twins, Steffi Graf & Kathy Freeman attended MRIS recently for ...
The hardship encountered by Tanzanian school children was highlighted at Margaret River Independent School recently ...
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Australia’s “Queen of Common Sense” Maggie Dent visited Margaret River Independent School on Wednesday to see first-hand the exciting learning opportunities being offered at the primary school. Making a special visit to MRIS whilst on a presentation tour of the South-west, Mrs Dent said she was keen to see the new teaching initiatives at MRIS […]
MRIS’s inaugural Fun Run was held on Friday with more than $1000 raised for school sports equipment. Organiser and Yr 4/5 teacher, Lindsay Burke said Pre-primary to Yr 1 ran 500m, while the older students ran a kilometre loop around the school. Yr 6/7 students, Noemie and Lilly completed 11 kms, and Yr 1 students […]
2015 Enrolments are NOW OPEN for Little Indies Discovery School for 3-year-olds Come along and enjoy afternoon tea with us between 1pm and 2pm on Wednesday, December 3 and have a tour of the Nyindamurra Nature Trail. See what Little Indies can offer your 3 year old through nature-based learning through play, creativity, art and environment all […]
MRIS Yr 6 students Hunter and Rio Haigh and Amelia Glass represented our school during the 100th Year ANZAC Day commemorations in Margaret River. Together they laid a wreath for our school. Both Hunter and Rio wore their great grandfather’s WW1 medals while Amelia wore her grandfather’s WW2 New Zealand medals during the parade.
‘Life in a Treehouse’ is being investigated by the MRIS Pre-primary class as part of an imaginative play module. Students are creating items out of gathered natural bush materials to furnish the tree house. Currently the two level structure has a slide, rope ladders, a look-out, and bucket on a rope which can be lowered […]
These happy MRIS brothers enjoyed quite a few eggs before putting the final touches on their fabulous Easter Bonnets. The whole school got into the spirit of the Easter Hat Parade before raising $95 in a home-made hot cross bun sale. Money raised will go to MRIS sponsor child. Happy Easter!
MRIS exploded in a orange haze during National Harmony Day last week. Students wore ‘Orange and Odd Socks’ to symbolise inclusiveness, respect and the celebration of diversity. Each child drew a harmony figure which will be joined together and hung around the PAC. A song was performed ‘in harmony’ by the whole school to celebrate […]
The life cycle of a mealworm has come under the microscope in MRIS’s Year 2 class. Teacher, Kate Appleton said students learnt about the insect’s life cycle from worm to beetle and kept their findings in a Mealworm Diary. They will further their studies by looking at other animal life cycles and engage in fieldwork […]
The 2015 Art Auction will celebrate its 10th Anniversary on Saturday, May 30! To commemorate this amazing achievement, the Art Auction, will be held at the Shire Office buildings—a smaller, smarter venue providing an exciting, celebratory atmosphere for MRIS’s major fundraising event. A jobs list for the night is on Page 6 with contact numbers. […]