Archive | August, 2017

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Mia and Kiva come back to MRIS!

Two former MRIS students came ‘back to school’ recently to assist with Margaret River Senior High School’s transition process. The current MRIS  Year 6 students were keen to listen to the experiences of Kiva Cresswell and Mia Coleman who graduated from MRIS in 2016. MRSHS’s Chris Buckland said it was important that new students had […]

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Culture Camp at MRIS!

Immersing in indigenous culture was just one of the many activities MRIS students from Year 2 and 3 enjoyed while on an overnight camp at Wharncliffe Mill last week. Teachers Ashley Burke and Kate Appleton said the children also participated in outdoor learning, bush crafts, scavenger hunting and nature play. “We can’t express how grateful […]

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Character Capers at MRIS!

Magical characters from books and movies came to life at MRIS on Wednesday when money was raised for the school’s Sponsor Child, Mohammad from Bethlehem during Dress-up Day. Over $70 was raised through a gold coin donation from students who dressed up in their favourite movie or book character.

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Picture Perfect at MRIS!

MRIS is thrilled to have renowned Australian illustrator and passionate environmental educator, Coral Tulloch as its own Illustrator In Residence. During the residency, Coral will be working with the Year 3 students on scientific illustration and mapping skills to support the class tour guiding program which runs on the Nyindamurra Nature Trail. Teacher, Ashley Burke […]

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Yr 1 students perform Little Red Riding Hood

Talk for Writing at MRIS

“Little Red Riding Hood” was used as the focus for Yr 1 students to learn narrative as part of ‘Talk for Writing’. The program aids students to structure text through talking and actions before learning writing tasks The class spent all term memorising the story orally, and using the framework in order to write their […]

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