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Indy School Rocks: Banding Together

MRIS bands belted out some well-received tracks during the 2018 Midday Matinee last week. Students, teachers and parents enjoyed the senior and junior bands’ line-up. Students ranging in age from Yr 4 to 6 make up the bands, Devil Angels and The Mangy Meerkats and play a range of instruments including guitar and drums. Music […]

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MRIS Athletics Team successful at 2018 Sports Carnival

MRIS athletes have successfully competed in the Leeuwin Interschool Sports Association (LISA). Field events were held on Tuesday at Karridale Primary School and track events were held at St Thomas More against Karridale, Augusta, Rapids Landing and St Thomas More. Championships and Runner-up Championships as well as Spirit of Sport Awards are as follows: Year […]

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Renowned Educator hosted by MRIS

Influential educator, Professor Helen Street will present a parent education workshop ‘Better than Ok. Helping young people to flourish at school and beyond’ on May 3. Hosted by MRIS, Helen who is a an applied social psychologist has a passion for education and improving mental health in children She has appeared as an expert guest […]

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Harmony Day promotes belonging at MRIS!

MRIS celebrated Australia’s cultural diversity during 2018 Harmony Day. Students and staff performed the ‘Harmony song’, dressed in orange and cultural costume, and odd shoes and socks to raise $92 for the school’s sponsor child. All classes decorated a Harmony Tree with different coloured thumbprints signifying unity. “Harmony Day creates a great opportunity for all […]

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Virtual Learning at MRIS!

In a first for MRIS, the Year 2 classroom was transformed into a Virtual Classroom (VC) last Tuesday. A live webinar was streamed into the classroom allowing the children to learn all about cattle and sheep farming from a farmer based in New South Wales. Year 2 teacher Kate Appleton said the students enjoyed the […]

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MRIS Athletes get event-ready!

To perform at their athletic best, MRIS students are honing their skills in training sessions to prepare for upcoming Leeuwin Independent Schools Athletics (LISA) carnival. The MRIS team will come up against Karridale, St Thomas More, Augusta and new competitors, Rapids Landing when the carnival is held over two days, with Jumps /400m on April […]

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