Archive | February, 2015

Healthy Options:  Araya  and Mia  sold healthy snacks at MRIS’s recent Savoury Stall

Savouring Healthy Food

Cake stalls have become a thing of the past at MRIS! Students, parents and staff have embraced healthy, non-sugary foods by holding Savoury Stalls each term to fundraise. Healthy savoury food options such as muffins, mini quiches, sushi and pikelets are on the menu rather than cakes and cookies in-line with the school’s ethos—We make […]

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CARE BEARS:  Scarlett Gant (Yr 1) and Jarra Mills (Yr 6) are looking forward to taking part in the Better Buddies programme

Being Better Buddies!

MRIS has launched the Better Buddies program, an initiative of The Alannah and Madeline Foundation which, helps Year 1 students to feel safe, valued and connected to the school community. Better Buddies is designed to help reduce bullying and create friendly and caring school environments. MRIS senior teacher, Julie Lockyer said Year 1 students will […]

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Welcome: New MRIS Sports Teacher, Sean Allen.

Good Sport!

MRIS is excited to welcome new Sports teacher, Sean Allen Sean replaces Amanda Gradisen who took up a position at the Margaret River Senior High School. A primary school teacher for ten years, Sean brings a wealth of experience to MRIS. He has a particular interest in sport and creative writing. He said he loved […]

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Playground fun: New Pre-primary TA, Sasha Pol enjoys time with Olive, Edwina and Evie

Sasha goes back to school!

Fourteen years after graduating from Nyindamurra Family School in 2001, Sasha Pol has returned to her old school as part of the Margaret River Independent School staff. Sasha is the new Teaching Assistant in Pre-primary. She is no stranger to MRIS, having completed her student teacher practice in 2009 and then teaching in Pre-primary with […]

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