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Quenda Quest at MRIS!

A member of the ‘ MRIS Quenda Squad’ hasreturned to school. Also known as theSouthern Brown Bandicoot (lsoodon obesulus), the quenda (from the Noongar word kwent) is a short-nosed bandicoot, a type of marsupial found mostly in the south-west of WA. Roaming the Pre-Primary area looking for food scraps, a quenda has been sighted by […]

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Wrapping up plastic!

A Plastic-Free Life: MRIS students learned the art of making their own plastic-free lunch wraps this week when environmentalist and MRIS parent, Mira Clohessy held a bees-wax wrap workshop. Mira demonstrated how to make environmentally-friendly plastic-free food wraps using beeswax and cotton cloth. “The aim is to encourage children and parents to look at alternatives […]

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