Archive | August, 2016

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United in knitting at MRIS!

The art of knitting was demonstrated at Margaret River Independent School last week when grandparents were invited to school for morning tea and a knitting circle. More than 30 grandparents enjoyed knitting squares for a  woollen rug which will be raffled at the French Open Day on September 17  for the Lions Cancer Institute.   […]

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COP CARE: Van Hulseboch, and Jake McKenzie of Year 3 met with Courtney Turner and Constable Care.

Keeping Safe at MRIS!

The use of interactive puppets in a live theatre situation was central to getting the message about safety through to the students of MRIS on Wednesday. Constable Care Child Safety Foundation visited the school to address personal safety strategies which included Protective Behaviours (Pre-primary); Safety to School (Year 1-3) and Online Safety (Yr 4-6). The […]

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MRIS Grandparent Day 2016

For our second GRANDPARENTS DAY on Wed 31st Aug (last day of winter) we will be joining in the time-old tradition of knitting. It is planned to teach knitting skills to all interested students resulting in knitted squares for a rug that will be raffled at the OPEN DAY. Profits will be given to the […]

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Yr 6 student, Amelia Glass with one of the MRIS robots.

Ready for Robotics!

Classroom robots are now a permanent fixture at MRIS with the introduction of four EV3 robots (Lego 45544). The robots have been purchased thanks to a $2000 STEM grant (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) from AISWA and a generous parent donation. School principal, Wendy Roediger said robotics and coding will be very important to employment […]

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Rio aims for the stars!

MRIS Year 6 student, Rio Haigh has ‘stars in his eyes’ after recently being selected to attend Perth’s John Curtin College of Arts. One of only a small number of students to make the cut, Rio will study Music for Guitar and Voice in 2017. He  said he looked forward to the challenge and meeting […]

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