FUN RUN: Students had a action-packed obstacle run for fun on Wednesday in the MRIS Meander Mayhem. Some students ran over 8 kilometres raising funds for new sports equipment.
Archive | November, 2016
‘Growing up Greatness’ co-ordinator, Kylie Bice from Perth visited the Margaret River Independent School recently to help fine-tune the school’s Innovation Sessions with Rob Glass, local engineer and ‘Bright Spark’. Rob is also a parent at the school. Ms Bice and the teachers talked through what gifted and talented students require to stay enthusiastic […]
Remembrance Day was marked at MRIS on Friday, November 11 with a minute’s silence, traditional lowering of the flag to half-mast, as well as readings by students and the singing of the national anthem. Students created two wreaths decorated with hand-made poppies Remembrance Day marks the time when the guns of the Western Front fell […]
It was awesome to see the class getting out into the surf, and the skills that they have. A small group of our ‘experts’ went out the back and had a lot of fun riding the waves in, with Kiva mastering the waves while standing on his head! The rest of the class were over […]
How to treat a snakebite was the focus of a first-aid session held at Margaret River Independent School on Wednesday. Just in time for summer, students from Pre-primary to Year 6 received a ten minute refresher course in the vital first-aid steps involved when treating a patient for snakebite. St John Ambulance’s Lois Barugh […]
Designing and building a bird feeder saw some interesting structures built by the Yr 2/3 class this week. As part of the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) Bird Feeders Challenge, the students were set the task of building a bird feeder with a number of constraints including the requirement for a perch, the ability […]