Archive | May, 2018

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Jumping into 3D Printing at MRIS!

MRIS has been chosen from over 3000 schools across 41 countries to receive a state-of-the art 3D polymer printer. Yr 6 students, Leo Lacy, Charlie Murray and Levin Collins helped to complete the final part of the General Electrical Additive Program application winning MRIS the 3D printing classroom package including curriculum lessons. The boys created […]

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Sharing traditional bush knowledge at MRIS!

Members of the Third University (U3A) enjoyed a guided-walk on the Nyindamurra Nature Trail last week. The Yr 4 student-led tour is part of a new MRIS program – Nyindamurra Nature Trail Tours. Principal Wendy Roediger said the tours evolved as a way of sharing the students’ traditional bush knowledge with the wider community. “Our […]

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Renowned educator Prof Helen Street visits MRIS

Influential educator, Professor Helen Street presented a parent education workshop ‘Better than Ok. Helping young people to flourish at school and beyond’ to the Margaret River community last week. She also facilitated a Professional Development day with MRIS staff which was very well-received. Hosted by Margaret River Independent School, Helen, who is a an applied social […]

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Work to start on new MRIS classrooms!

The old Quick-E-Mart playground was farewelled at MRIS last week. The 15 year old structure has come to the end of its used-by-date and will make way for the construction of two new classrooms. Tenders went out this week and pad preparation is scheduled during the school holidays. A new Nature Play area will be […]

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Enjoying the fun of tech at MRIS!

Money raised from the 2017 Meander Mayhem is supporting MRIS student in their Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) studies. Five Q-scout robots from Robobloq worth $650 have been purchased. Students will be working on coding techniques now accessible on school i-pads. Yr 5 teacher Lindsay Burke said students are learning important skills in sequencing […]

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