Archive | May, 2016

Author Davina Bell with MRIS students, Van Hulseboch, Evie Ryan and Matilda Lukac

Literary Spotlight with author Davina Bell

EXCITING news for MRIS’s Patron Author, Davina Bell, in being awarded ‘Best Children’s Book from a Small Publisher for 2016’ for her book “Underwater Fancy-dress Parade”. Davina received the Australian Book Industry Award in Sydney last week. She said it was “unexpectedly nice” to receive the recognition. Book of the Year went to Magda Szubanski’s […]

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Smart Book Art at MRIS!

MRIS students Matilda Lukac and Luca Prolongeau ( Year 3)  enjoyed a paper-folding workshop with expert Tamara Maneer on Tuesday. Using damaged books donated by the local Lions club,  students made hedgehogs, houses and cars. Tamara will demonstrate how to make books from paper bags at the Readers & Writers Festival next weekend.

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Little Red Riding Hood stops for a chat with Year 1.

Little Red Riding Hood visits MRIS!

In The Hood: Little Red Riding Hood is the focus topic of the Year 1 Talk 4 Writing program. Teacher Skye Robertson said the students learnt the story orally with actions and then used story framework to create narratives. “The students are doing such an incredible job and bumped into Little Red Riding Hood on […]

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