Magical characters from books and movies came to life at MRIS on Wednesday when money was raised for the school’s Sponsor Child, Mohammad from Bethlehem during Dress-up Day. Over $70 was raised through a gold coin donation from students who dressed up in their favourite movie or book character.
MRIS is thrilled to have renowned Australian illustrator and passionate environmental educator, Coral Tulloch as its own Illustrator In Residence. During the residency, Coral will be working with the Year 3 students on scientific illustration and mapping skills to support the class tour guiding program which runs on the Nyindamurra Nature Trail. Teacher, Ashley Burke […]
“Little Red Riding Hood” was used as the focus for Yr 1 students to learn narrative as part of ‘Talk for Writing’. The program aids students to structure text through talking and actions before learning writing tasks The class spent all term memorising the story orally, and using the framework in order to write their […]
Seven frogs were found when the MRIS Fauna Monitoring Program kicked off for 2017 on the Nyindamurra Nature Trail yesterday. Yr 4 students checked pitfall traps and set-up infra-red motion sensor cameras to track fauna in the area as part of the science curriculum. Moaning, Whooping and Cracking frogs were discovered. Students will be monitoring […]
Surfing for the State! MRIS student, Willow Hardy (10) has been selected in the State Surfing team to compete in Nationals in Culburra, NSW in November. She competed in the Under 14 State Rounds in Margaret River, Perth and Geraldton coming 2nd overall. She has shown incredible sportsmanship and resilience during these competitions as well […]
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 […]