Archive | June, 2015

Sandy-style ice-creams were sold by Pre-Primary’s  Lucy and Mahla.

Sandpit sale!

A pop-up Ice-cream Shop came to Kindy/Pre-Primary recently with students enjoying  scoops of “sandy delights” in an array of delicious flavours. Students created “ice-cream confections” and then sold them to their classmates. The pretend shop is all part of the fun of imaginative play in MRIS’s early childhood programme.      

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Soccer Star: Raine Orkin  of MRIS Pre-primary.

My Hero!

MRIS Pre-Primary students, Steel, Kai and Maisy dressed-up as their heroes—a policeman, David Attenborough and Frozen’s Elsa to help raise $84.95 for MRIS’s sponsor child, Islam Hassan.Students donated a gold coin for the privilege of dressing as someone they admire.    

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UK Education Icon to visit MRIS

MRIS will host Paddy Beels, OBE recipient for Services to Education, and retired head teacher of acclaimed Wingate Nursery School in Durham, England. Association of Independent Schools WA’s Ron Gorman said MRIS  had been       selected amongst a number  of WA schools  for Paddy Beels to visit. “MRIS is doing great work and Paddy has a […]

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Lance Holt School Year 4 student Isabella Berryman (left) caught up with her Margaret River cousins Hunter and Rio Haigh (both Year 5) when she visited Margaret River Independent School, during her annual student camp.

Cousins in the Country

Lance Holt students from Years 3-6 spent the morning with their local counterparts, sharing sports lessons and a tour of the Nyindamurra Nature Trail. Having come from an urban school run in a three-level city building in Fremantle with just one tree, the visiting students were amazed at the bush surroundings at the Independent School. […]

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Its all about the Bass!
Year 6 student, Sally Howden-Woodland showed her skills on the bass guitar. 
Sally is a member of Loudmouth and the MRIS Ensemble. She has been a keen musician since she joined MRIS in kindergarten.

Battle of the Bands!

Live music from MRIS’s school bands  entertained crowds of parents, staff and students during the MidYear Music Matinee was held on Tuesday. MRIS’s talented musicians rocked the stage with a number of well received sets. Loudmouth and NoName are made up of Year 5 and 6 students who practice under  MRIS’s own musical guru, Manfred […]

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Year 2 MRIS students, Zoe Wilson and Luca Prolongeau gave up their pocket money for a rice lunch.

Famine Fighters!

MRIS students recognised their good fortune on Tuesday by taking part in Famine Fighters Rice Day. Students were asked  to determine and donate the cost of their lunch and only have a bowl of rice as part of the World Vision initiative, 40 Hour Famine. After raiding their own piggy banks to assist those less […]

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