Archive | August, 2014

Ooh La La:  Pre-Primary student, Sol takes a ride in a  French taxi, made by the Kindy-Pre students.

French Connection

All things French will inspire MRIS on Saturday, September 20 when the French Open Day is held. The school will embrace a French theme in a carnival-like day to welcome prospective new students and parents to the school. The very popular Makers’ Market will set up at the Open Day offering many  interesting  stalls. There […]

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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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