Archive | March, 2015


Orange Convention

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 […]

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Worm wisdom:
Year 2 students, Pia  and Cedar  learn about the life of mealworms.

Life cycles under the microscope!

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 […]

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Margaret River Art Auction 2015

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. […]

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African Drum Beat!

Traditional African call and response songs echoed around MRIS last week when Ghana Beat My Drum visited the school. Students enjoyed singing, dancing and drumming with Jonas Tandoh as well as learning about the culture of Africa, particularly Ghana. Principal, Wendy Roediger said MRIS students learnt words from the local languages, Ga Tui Mzema and […]

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