Archive | September, 2015

MRIS Clan: Mark Heussenstamm with granddaughters, Kirra and Araya welcome the school’s fabulous new signpost.

Welcome Signpost at MRIS!

Celebrating our multi-cultural society  is the underpinning theme of the newly-erected ‘Welcome Signpost’ at MRIS. Designed and built by MRIS grandparent and artist, Mark Heussenstamm, the multi-purpose, interchangeable signpost points to all the countries from which school families originate. It is designed to display national  and gratitude flags,  as well as banners. The project was […]

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Max and Oceana met the actors fromYirri Yaakin Theatre Group

Dreamtime at MRIS!

Understanding water from a Dreamtime perspective was the theme of ‘Kep Kaatijin’ a play presented by The Yirri Yaakin Theatre Company  recently at MRIS. Students enjoyed the traditional Nyoongar stories depicted in the play. Yirri Yaakinn is a multi-award winning theatre troupe which has toured internationally spreading the word about aboriginal culture. MRIS Principal, Wendy […]

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Kareena Munnich-Trezise (Yr 4) showed her skipping skills

MRIS Jump-a-Thon!

MRIS jumped into a skipping bonanza when they took part in Jump Rope for Heart on Wednesday. Yr 3/4 students showed off their new skipping skills during a demonstration before teaching skipping tricks  to the other students. Yr 3/4 teacher, Lindsay Burke said the students have been practicing their skipping for a number of weeks […]

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A Grand time: MRIS Year 3 student, Sana  helped her Grandfather, Dougy Johnston to make a Gratitude Flag as part of the school’s Grandparent Day.

Grandparents Go Back to School!

Margaret River Independent School’s inaugural Grandparent Day was  a  great success with 21 grandparents “going back to school.” Grandparents were treated to a Morning Tea before filing into class to complete ‘Gratitude Flags’ with their grandchildren focusing on the theme of “I am Grateful for my Grandparents.” MRIS principal, Wendy Roediger said the function was […]

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