Archive | March, 2017

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Happy Harmony Day at MRIS

The colourful diversity of costumes was a highlight of Harmony Day held at MRIS on Tuesday. Students were invited to come dressed in a “Culture of your Choice” and pay a gold coin donation for the privilege of celebrating “the beauty and diversity of our world”. Over $90 was raised and will go to MRIS […]

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For the love of chocolate!

Following the production process from cocoa bean to chocolate bar has been a very popular topic of study taken on by Year 2. Students learnt all about making chocolate and had the opportunity to taste a few goodies too when they visited Gabriel’s and the Margaret River Chocolate Factory on Tuesday. Teacher Kate Appleton said […]

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Whistling up birds with a Peppermint Tree leaf

Project Peppermint Tree at MRIS!

Peppermint trees came into focus when the Year 3 class had its first visit from Josh Whiteland this week as part of the Wardandi Mentoring Project. Teacher, Ashley Williamson said students learnt about traditional uses for the tree for bird calling, making medicine, digging sticks, ceremonies and even how to cook the ash into damper. […]

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Jude created an artistic likeness of himself

Discovering Family at MRIS!

The Year 1 MRIS students have been getting to know each other through their Humanities and Social Science project, ‘What makes Me Me?’ Teacher, Skye Robertson said the students are comparing the past and present, identifying their own position in a family structure, and sharing their family history to identify similarities and differences between families. […]

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