Archive | May, 2019

olive and willow

OLIVE CATCHES THE RISING TIDE!

OLIVE CATCHES THE RISING TIDE! The Margaret River Pro Surf Comp is here! I have been really excited. This year at each event local surf girls have been invited to join a program called Rising Tides. Rising Tides encourages girls to get out in the ocean and surf. It’s an all girl surf session at […]

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reconciliation

Ground in truth: Walk together in courage!

MRIS celebrated Reconciliation Week on Wednesday with Reconciliation Week activities and lessons. The Year 6 class learnt about the stolen generation, ‘Sorry Day’, intergenerational trauma, reconciliation,  the Mabo decision, apartheid,  the 1967 Referendum and Kevin Rudd’s  apology in 2008. They made Reconciliation posters depicting messages to foster positive race relations and heal historical wounds as […]

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sky river playgroup

Mini Indies Playgroup launches at MRIS!

MINI Indies Playgroup with Sky River is well underway at MRIS and offering the first session FREE for newcomers. Sky is experienced as both a playgroup leader and drama teacher. She has a BA in Visual Art, English Honours and has written, produced and performed numerous children’s puppet shows. Mini Indies is a nurturing play-based […]

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creed

MRIS Alumni News!

Former MRIS student and rising soccer star, Creed McKinnon has been named Academic Athlete of the Year, and Athlete of the Year for 2019 at North Idaho College, USA. His recent academic performance in Advanced Maths earned him a place at the highly selective California Polytechnics State University where he will play for the Mustangs […]

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Kylie Howarth

Literary sparks and cool burn at MRIS!

Sparking the curiosity of MRIS students about what it means to be an author, and a demonstration of cultural burning in the school’s bush were among two interesting events held at MRIS recently. Jasper Dutton and Joy Nilsson-Linne (Yr 2) joined Readers &Writers author, Kylie Howarth to learn about her experience as an author while […]

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