Sparking the curiosity of MRIS students about what it means to be an author, and a demonstration of cultural burning in the school’s bush were among two interesting events held at MRIS recently. Jasper Dutton and Joy Nilsson-Linne (Yr 2) joined Readers &Writers author, Kylie Howarth to learn about her experience as an author while […]
Lest we forget: Year 6 students, George and Edan represented Margaret River Independent School laying wreaths at the 2019 Anzac Day Service in Margaret River on Thursday.
After the successful launch of the MRIS Fathering Project recently there are plans to organise a Camping/Fishing event for fathers and their children in the near future. A group of 15 fathers attended the event which was hosted by MRIS father Anton and MRIS Chaplain, Mike. Guest speaker was Scott Olney from the WA Fathering […]
FLYING HIGH: MRIS student Olive from Year 4 showed her skills in the long jump pit on Tuesday by breaking a two year old long jump record at the Leeuwin Interschool Association (LISA) Athletics Carnival held at Augusta Primary School. Olive jumped in excess of 3.44metres in the A Division.
Creating their own Digging Sticks with MRIS Wardandi Mentor, Josh Whiteland was a highlight for the Yr 3 students this week. Using peeled-back Wannang (Peppy) branches and Balga (Grass Tree) resin, the group fashioned a handle which was then decorated with emu feathers. The children will get to keep the sticks upon graduation from the […]
More than 70 MRIS grandparents enjoyed spending time at school recently for the 5th Annual MRIS Grandparent Day. Following a delicious morning tea, the group shared their favourite childhood books, listened to the school choir, and visited the classrooms to spend time with their Grandchildren. Principal Wendy Roediger said the idea of holding a ‘Grandparents […]