Archive | August, 2015

BOOKED UP: Offering up their favourite books were Finnian Van Beem, Saoirse Green, and Raine Orkin with MRIS principal, Wendy Roediger.

Swapping Stories

The Great Book Swap was hailed a great success at Margaret River Independent School on Thursday. The event was a first for the school with over 200 books bought in by students for swapping raising money for the Indigenous Literacy Foundation. MRIS Librarian, Miranda Aitken said by bringing in one or more of their favourite […]

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Catching the sun!

 Yr 2 MRIS students, Cedar Orkin, Matilda Lukac, Pia Bawden and Zoe Wilson created sun-catchers to hang in their classroom. They collected leaves and flowers for decoration.  

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Helping out

Margaret River Gropers and MRIS parents including Jessica Worrall and Mark Heyink (also a Groper) worked at school on Saturday spreading  13 tonnes of limestone crush as part of the bush school’s fire management strategy. See the AMR Mail (12/08/15) for the full story.      

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Wrapping up plastic!

A Plastic-Free Life: MRIS students learned the art of making their own plastic-free lunch wraps this week when environmentalist and MRIS parent, Mira Clohessy held a bees-wax wrap workshop. Mira demonstrated how to make environmentally-friendly plastic-free food wraps using beeswax and cotton cloth. “The aim is to encourage children and parents to look at alternatives […]

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Muddy Cuisine at MRIS

The Science of Mud Pies: Pia Bawden and Matilda Lukac (Yr 2) present their  mud pies As part of the Australian Curriculum, MRIS’s Year 2 class recently took to the great outdoors to test out Chemical Science by creating mud pies. “We are surrounded by mixtures, the air we breathe, food, and the things we […]

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