Archive | March, 2014


MRIS Nature trail inspires AISWA dignitary

A break from the busy corporate world was a real treat for AISWA’s ( Australia Independent School WA)’s executive director’s Valerie Gould  when she visited Margaret River Independent School last week to take a tour of the Nyindamurra Nature Trail. ” I spend a lot of time dealing with bureaucrats so it was really uplifting to […]

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Creed aims for soccer success in South Africa

HOME-GROWN Margaret River soccer talent, Creed McKinnon was back in town recently enjoying a summer break after relocating to South Africa to pursue a soccer career earlier in the 2013. The former Margaret River Independent School student is currently living in Capetown and plays for the Hellenic Football Academy. He has been accepted into the National […]

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Lest We Forget

HOME-MADE red poppies went on sale at Margaret River Independent School recently to commemorate Remembrance Day and raise money for Margaret River Returned Services League (RSL). Constructed by the Pre-primary students, the colourful cardboard flowers were sold for 50 cents each raising more than $70. Pre-primary teacher Debbie Pendlebury said the class discussed the significance […]

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Christmas Boxes

GIFT-filled shoe boxes specially packed by the students of Margaret River Independent School are winging their way to needy children all over the world. MRIS took part in Operation Christmas Child – a unique project by Samaritan’s Purse which brings hope and joy to children in desperate situations. Students filled shoe boxes with gifts from […]

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Little Indies head back to the bush

AN INNOVATIVE nature-based  school based in Margaret River is breaking new ground by offering education through active play in the natural world. Little Indies Discovery School for Three year Olds is an exciting new education opportunity currently being offered by Margaret River Independent School. Inspired by the school’s bush surroundings and the European tradition of […]

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Disco Kids

GLITTER balls and strobe lights set the scene for the annual Margaret River Independent School Disco held recently at the Margaret River Baptist Church. Students were encouraged to dress as their favourite cartoon or movie character. DJs Tony Lane and Andy Selmes ensured great music was played throughout the night. Two sessions were run to accommodate […]

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