Author Archive | Melissa
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]