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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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 […]
Here is some of the action from this year’s Meander Mayhem. This year the Kindergarten students also participated in the run with some of our youngest students managing five one kilometre laps of the school campus. Thanks to Lindsay Burke (Yr 5 teacher) for organising the event once again – it was a great success! […]
In a first, MRIS held an official Graduation Dinner last week guided by Yr 6 teacher Laura Nicholls. Described as magical night, all agreed that the event should become a regular on the calendar. Former student, Waimana Helmbright was a special guest at the celebration. Students received Graduation Bears and a Graduation Book.
Surf groms: MRIS Surfing Program started last week under the guidance of MRIS Physical Education teacher, Sean Allen. The four week program with Josh Palamateer Surf School is being held at the River Mouth. Perfect weather ensured a great time was had by all with both beginners and advanced surfers honing their surfing skills.
MRIS students from Year 3 attend the Nature Conservation 2018 Bio Blitz recently. Along with other schools across the Shire, the students enjoyed a day of interactive sessions with deadly reptiles, rescued native fauna, presentations from Parks and Wildlife, an Indigenous cultural experience, and a cave tour with a focus on mega fauna. Photos courtesy […]