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Ground in truth: Walk together in courage!

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 […]

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Back to school for MRIS Grandparents!

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 […]

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MRIS Graduation Dinner!

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.

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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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