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Sock it to me: Emma, Tex, Holly, Claudia, Rudy &
Charley embraced Odd Socks Day.

Embracing difference at MRIS!

Over $100 was raised during MRIS Odd Socks Day to celebrate World Kindness Day last week. Students paid a gold coin donation for the privilege of wearing Odd Socks or any oddly matched garment. The money raised will go towards “Special Children’s Christmas Big Day Out”, a worthy initiative by the Lions Cancer Institute which […]

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Outdoor Classroom at MRIS!

Schools all over Australia were inspired to take learning and play outdoors as part of the 2018 Outdoor Classroom Day which took place last week. No stranger to the benefits of nature play, MRIS has been taking classrooms outside since its establishment in 1982. Bush School, tour guiding on the Nyindamurra Nature Trail, pitfall trapping […]

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Mandurah artist Hilly Coufreur

Mandurah artist Hilly Coufreur named the winner of the 2018 Margaret River Art Prize sponsored by Bendigo Bank as part of the annual Margaret River Art Auction.

Mandurah artist Hilly Coufreur has been named the winner of the 2018 Margaret River Art Prize as part of the annual Margaret River Art Auction. Selected by judges ahead of the annual auction, which will be held at the Margaret River Education Campus on Saturday October 27, Mrs Coufreur’s ‘Gumtrees’ was selected from an impressive list of […]

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MRIS Camp Capers

Year 4/5 Perth Camp is well underway with students enjoying a range of activities including visits to the zoo, The Maritime Museum, Fremantle Jail, Lance Holt School, as well as flying fox and archery activities, and dinner at Cicerellos

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