Archive | June, 2018


Celebrating Grandparents at MRIS!

A great turnout at MRIS’s 4th Grandparent Day created a hive of activity on campus with the sharing of favourite childhood games. More than 40 grandparents demonstrated games to the students, enjoyed a delicious morning tea and spent time with their grandchildren and their classmates. An MRIS Recipe Book collated from recipes gathered at last […]

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Magical Book Fair at MRIS!

The Witching Hour got underway at MRIS on Wednesday during the 2018 Scholastic Book Fair. A Witches and Warlocks theme ensured a cackle of witches turned up on campus as well as the odd zombie and Harry Potter look-alikes. In excess of $1500 worth of books was sold during the fair which translates into over […]

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Indy School Rocks: Banding Together

MRIS bands belted out some well-received tracks during the 2018 Midday Matinee last week. Students, teachers and parents enjoyed the senior and junior bands’ line-up. Students ranging in age from Yr 4 to 6 make up the bands, Devil Angels and The Mangy Meerkats and play a range of instruments including guitar and drums. Music […]

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Following the MLK dream at MRIS!

MRIS was the only South-west school to receive a visit from Martin Luther King 111 last week. The global human rights activist inspired the enthusiastic crowd with a speech about non-violence and equity before taking a walk on the Nyindamurra Nature Trail. Students handed out peace cranes and exchanged pen-pal details with Mr King’s 9 […]

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Dreamtime stories come alive at MRIS!

Noongar knowledge and storytelling to deliver traditional stories about fire (kaarla) in an exciting way was the focus of a performance by Kaarla Kaatijin Theatre Company at MRIS this week. Principal Wendy Roediger said students learnt about the importance of fire and what it means to be a strong, centred individual learning about the world.

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