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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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MRIS launches a successful Fathering Project

After the successful launch of the MRIS Fathering Project recently there are plans to organise a Camping/Fishing event for fathers and their children in the near future. A group of 15 fathers attended the event which was hosted by MRIS father Anton and MRIS Chaplain, Mike. Guest speaker was Scott Olney from the WA Fathering […]

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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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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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