Archive | February, 2018

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Nature Trail tour-guiding resumes for 2018!

Connecting to our local indigenous culture continues at MRIS with the resumption of the school’s Wardandi Mentoring Program with Koomal Dreaming’s Josh Whiteland . Josh took students on a tour of the Nyindamurra Nature Trail showing them native plants and explaining their properties. They will use this information when they conduct their own trail tours […]

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MRIS Athletes get event-ready!

To perform at their athletic best, MRIS students are honing their skills in training sessions to prepare for upcoming Leeuwin Independent Schools Athletics (LISA) carnival. The MRIS team will come up against Karridale, St Thomas More, Augusta and new competitors, Rapids Landing when the carnival is held over two days, with Jumps /400m on April […]

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Flying High with the Eagles at MRIS!

West Coast Eagles players Oscar Allen, Ryan Burrows and Brad Sheppard visited MRIS on Tuesday to talk about their AFL. journey and the importance of keeping healthy and living an active lifestyle. They also discussed the emergence of female football players and how being female was no barrier to an illustrious football career. On Wednesday, […]

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MRIS features in Maggie Dent’s top Nature Play picks!

After impressing respected Australian education and childhood expert Maggie Dent on a visit in 2014, the Margaret River Independent School has received the tick of approval, featured in Dent’s Nature Play Gallery. The gallery features 47 schools from around the country that have integrated the principles of nature play into their play spaces. “There is a […]

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Building for the future:  Nola Marino (centre) discussed the construction of two new classrooms with Lyn Serventy and Wendy Roediger.

Classroom Expansion at MRIS!

MRIS has secured a $100,000 Capital Grant from the Federal Government to go towards the construction of two new classrooms in 2018. The new classrooms will accommodate the expansion of the school into single stream classes as MRIS enters its 37th year of operation. Local MP, Nola Marino visited the school on Tuesday to meet […]

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