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Work to start on new MRIS classrooms!

The old Quick-E-Mart playground was farewelled at MRIS last week. The 15 year old structure has come to the end of its used-by-date and will make way for the construction of two new classrooms. Tenders went out this week and pad preparation is scheduled during the school holidays. A new Nature Play area will be […]

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MRIS welcomes Laura!

Meet MRIS’s newest staff member, Laura Nicholls. Laura is teaching the senior class. School principal, Wendy Roediger said she believed Laura will work in well with this group as she has taught the 5/6 cohort in independent schools for 13 years. Laura said she had received an “amazingly warm welcome” from both students, parents and […]

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MRIS Kindy: Our newest students!

Meet our new MRIS Kindergarten class! The 17 strong cohort has settled into a familiar routine, gaining confidence in the Kindy surroundings and getting to know each other. Teacher, Helen Ewing said the focus of the first few weeks was ‘Being Friendly at Kindy.’ “The children have been creating a book about friendliness at Kindy […]

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Bright New Faces: L to R, Back row: Molly Dickinson, Asha Jenkins, Matt Outred, Amelie James-Martin, Edan Harrold. 
L to R, Front row: Jordi Dickinson, Charlotte Gronow and Jebb Harrold.

New kids on the block at MRIS!

MRIS numbers swelled this year with the addition of 7 new Primary students and 17 new Kindy students. We also welcomed two new teachers, Year 5/6 teacher Matt Outred and Yr 3 tandem teacher and maths tutor, Annika Ralston. The students said had been made feel welcome,  settling well into school, and enjoying making new […]

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Gardening Gurus (l-r): MRIS Year 3 students Matilda Lukac and Pia Bawden plant new seedlings  with Class TA , Jodie Golebiowski.

Hanging on to our heritage! MRIS Heritage Garden

MRIS’s new Heritage Garden project got underway on Wednesday following Yr 2/3’s visit to Margaret River’s historic homestead, Ellensbrook. Margaret River Bunnings representatives, Wendy Nailor and Terry O’Brien visited the school to install a propagation table as part of the Heritage Garden project. Yr2/3 Teacher Kate Appleton said plans were being made to take cuttings […]

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