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Building for the future:  Nola Marino (centre) discussed the construction of two new classrooms with Lyn Serventy and Wendy Roediger.

Classroom Expansion at MRIS!

MRIS has secured a $100,000 Capital Grant from the Federal Government to go towards the construction of two new classrooms in 2018. The new classrooms will accommodate the expansion of the school into single stream classes as MRIS enters its 37th year of operation. Local MP, Nola Marino visited the school on Tuesday to meet […]

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Whistling up birds with a Peppermint Tree leaf

Project Peppermint Tree at MRIS!

Peppermint trees came into focus when the Year 3 class had its first visit from Josh Whiteland this week as part of the Wardandi Mentoring Project. Teacher, Ashley Williamson said students learnt about traditional uses for the tree for bird calling, making medicine, digging sticks, ceremonies and even how to cook the ash into damper. […]

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Jude created an artistic likeness of himself

Discovering Family at MRIS!

The Year 1 MRIS students have been getting to know each other through their Humanities and Social Science project, ‘What makes Me Me?’ Teacher, Skye Robertson said the students are comparing the past and present, identifying their own position in a family structure, and sharing their family history to identify similarities and differences between families. […]

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MRIS Year 3 Class: Custodians of our Environment

Bush Mandala                 A child’s natural wonder for learning is an essential tool used by Margaret River Independent School’s Year 3 Teacher, Ashley Burke in her delivery of education. The wonderful learning opportunities presented during a day in Ashley’s classroom helps to enhance her students’ desire for knowledge […]

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Smart Book Art at MRIS!

MRIS students Matilda Lukac and Luca Prolongeau ( Year 3)  enjoyed a paper-folding workshop with expert Tamara Maneer on Tuesday. Using damaged books donated by the local Lions club,  students made hedgehogs, houses and cars. Tamara will demonstrate how to make books from paper bags at the Readers & Writers Festival next weekend.

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