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 […]
Archive | May, 2019
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Lest we forget: Year 6 students, George and Edan represented Margaret River Independent School laying wreaths at the 2019 Anzac Day Service in Margaret River on Thursday.