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 […]
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 […]
For the privilege of dressing in Halloween costumes, students and teachers gave a gold coin donation to raise funds for the school’s sponsor child, Mohammed. Over $80 was raised.