Archive | November, 2015

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Surfs up for MRIS!

MRIS senior students enjoyed the first  session of a four week surfing programme run by Josh Palmateer Surf Academy at Gnarabup recently. Teachers, Julie Lockyer and Sean Allen said  the students embraced the opportunity to challenge boundaries, take up new challenges and develop confidence and new skills. The two hour surfing sessions will become a […]

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Jazz (Yr 5) handles a snake at BioBlitz

MRIS Nature Blitz !

MRIS’s Year 5/6 students were among  a number of schools attending ‘BioBlitz’ held in a local A class reserve last week. Students were treated to talks by different scientists focusing on our local environment, Aboriginal heritage, flora and fauna and included our studies of macroinverterbrates. MRIS teacher Sean Allen said many of the presenters, most […]

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MRIS Remembers!

The whole school paused to remember lives lost in war during MRIS’s Remembrance Day ceremony today. Organised by the Year 5/6 class, the service included readings from the class, flying the flag at half mast,  and the Last Post. Students wore their grandparent’s medals and laid hand-made wreaths under the flag pole. Year 5/6 teacher, […]

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Understanding Robotics!

The fascinating world of robotics inspired young minds at MRIS last week when Scitech bought its Robotics workshop on campus. The hands-on workshop introduced the Illuminators (an extension group of Yr 2-6 students) to the concept of programming as a use of language, the presence of programming in our lives, the commonality of robots and […]

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