Archive | Helping others

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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Tahlia is our Everyday Hair Hero!

MRIS student, Tahlia Serra’s lovely auburn locks will be made into a wig for people going through chemo or with Alopecia. She donated her hair last week after losing her Nan to cancer last year. “After watching Nan go through chemo I made a decision to have my hair cut off and donate it to […]

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Reaching out: MRIS students, Sol, Finn, Evie, Fiona and Maisy with the Operation Christmas Child boxes.

Operation Christmas Child at MRIS

Students at MRIS have taken part in Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child helping to make a difference to children in need. More than 15 shoebox gifts were made up by students to give to girls and boys aged from 2 to 14 years. These gift-filled shoeboxes are likely to be the only gifts ever received […]

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Character Craze at MRIS!

Colourful characters filled the playground last week as part of MRIS’s Movie/Book Dress-up Day. More than $90 was raised through gold coin donation for the school’s Sponsor Child, Islam Hassan from Jerusalem. Kyyham and Eden took on a medieval vibe as Peter from ‘Narnia’ and ‘Brave’s’ Merida, while Jebb was an Ewok from ‘Star Wars’ […]

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Xmas Cheer: Year 5 students Fleur Abbott, Kiva Cresswell and Noah Gourlay took charge of running the Christmas Stall

Sponsor Child Xmas Fundraiser!

Over $135 was raised at MRIS Christmas Stall today. Students from all classes bought an array of delicious treats for the stall. Money raised will go to the school’s sponsor child, Islam Hassan of Jerusalem. The stall was efficiently run by the Year 5/6 class. Thanks to all  families who donated goods. This is the […]

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