Archive | May, 2015

A Day for Resilience: Principal Wendy Roediger, visiting

Positive Parenting Visit

Don’t be afraid to let children experience failure or discomfort if you want them to develop into well-rounded, resilient adolescents and adults. This was one of the main themes of a series of workshops at Margaret River Independent School by presenter Greg Mitchell for students, parents and the wider community. Supported by a $1650 grant […]

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MATHS GAMES: Yr 5 student Kiva Cresswell teaches Lilly Coleman (Yr 1) how to play Numero.

Playing with Numbers!

As part of the MRIS Better Buddies programme, Year 5/6 students taught Year 1 students how to play Numero, a maths card game for all ages which challenges mathematical understanding and improves mental recall. Year 5/6 teacher ,Julie Lockyer said the aim was for all MRIS students to become proficient in mental maths through the […]

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Free Parenting Seminar!

  A $1,650 grant awarded to Margaret River Independent School will fund a free motivational parenting seminar to be held next Friday, May 15. “The Continuous Journey of Building Trust and Developing Positive Children” will be hosted by MRIS and the Department of Local Government and Communities in the school’s Performing Arts Centre (PAC) as […]

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ON PARADE: MRIS students Hunter and Rio Haigh led the march on Anzac Day in Margaret River.

Lest We Forget

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.  

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