Archive | February, 2019

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Hello Cocky! New homes for Black Cockatoos at MRIS

A new environmental project to help save endangered Black Cockatoos has been launched at MRIS. Two artificial nesting boxes, (Cockatubes) have been erected on the Nyindamurra Nature Trail to provide more nesting opportunities for black cockatoos, particularly the larger species—Baudins and Carnabys. Not only threatened by habitat degradation but also competing with feral bees, Corellas, possums […]

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Bird life under the microscope at MRIS!

Classes were in full swing at MRIS this week with students eager to embark on new learning experiences. In the Year 4 class, students are studying the life cycle of birds as part of a whole school science project. Students are making paper birds’ nest and eggs, and studying interesting bird facts.  

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New Adventure Playground at MRIS!

MRIS students were keen to try out MRIS’s new Nature Playground during the first week back at school for 2019. Completed during the school holidays, students were excited to check out all the features of the structure which includes a fireman’s pole, climbing frame, fort, lower level cubby, and a bucket and pulley system. The […]

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