Wacky characters from story books and super heroes added a colourful edge to the school day at MRIS on Wednesday by celebrating 2019 Book Fair. Book fair organiser, Claudia Gant said an amount of $1167 was raised and would be spent on library books and resources
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 […]
More than 70 MRIS grandparents enjoyed spending time at school recently for the 5th Annual MRIS Grandparent Day. Following a delicious morning tea, the group shared their favourite childhood books, listened to the school choir, and visited the classrooms to spend time with their Grandchildren. Principal Wendy Roediger said the idea of holding a ‘Grandparents […]
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.
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 […]