Archive | February, 2017

Action: Lowana O’Grady and Willow Hardy  (Yr 5)  with a state-of-the-art infra-red camera which will track fauna in MRIS bushland.

MRIS secures over $50,000 worth of grants!

Over $50,000 worth of grants were awarded to MRIS in 2016. Principal, Wendy Roediger said committed parents and teachers had submitted ten grant applications and been successful in securing eight. Additionally the Year 3 Class recently received $1500 towards its Wardandi Mentor Project from AISWA. The parent/teacher-sourced grants are: $2000 STEM Grant for robotics in […]

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MRIS Kindy: Our newest students!

Meet our new MRIS Kindergarten class! The 17 strong cohort has settled into a familiar routine, gaining confidence in the Kindy surroundings and getting to know each other. Teacher, Helen Ewing said the focus of the first few weeks was ‘Being Friendly at Kindy.’ “The children have been creating a book about friendliness at Kindy […]

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Bright New Faces: L to R, Back row: Molly Dickinson, Asha Jenkins, Matt Outred, Amelie James-Martin, Edan Harrold. 
L to R, Front row: Jordi Dickinson, Charlotte Gronow and Jebb Harrold.

New kids on the block at MRIS!

MRIS numbers swelled this year with the addition of 7 new Primary students and 17 new Kindy students. We also welcomed two new teachers, Year 5/6 teacher Matt Outred and Yr 3 tandem teacher and maths tutor, Annika Ralston. The students said had been made feel welcome,  settling well into school, and enjoying making new […]

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MRIS Year 3 Class: Custodians of our Environment

Bush Mandala                 A child’s natural wonder for learning is an essential tool used by Margaret River Independent School’s Year 3 Teacher, Ashley Burke in her delivery of education. The wonderful learning opportunities presented during a day in Ashley’s classroom helps to enhance her students’ desire for knowledge […]

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 Old School Days: MRIS Principal, Wendy Roediger and Year 3 Teacher, Ashley Burke with an excited Year 3 class outside their new classroom, The Forest Grove Hall.

MRIS students go back to the Old Schoolhouse!

Our single-stream MRIS Year 3 class made themselves at home in their new classroom on Wednesday making their base in the original school building, The Forest Grove Hall. On-site in 1982, the Hall became Nyindamurra Family School’s first classroom with teacher, Fran Covell at the helm as its first teacher. Fran was followed in the […]

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