MRIS students were keen to try out MRIS’s new Nature Playground during the first week back at school for 2019. Completed during the school holidays, students were excited to check out all the features of the structure which includes a fireman’s pole, climbing frame, fort, lower level cubby, and a bucket and pulley system. The […]
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In a first, MRIS held an official Graduation Dinner last week guided by Yr 6 teacher Laura Nicholls. Described as magical night, all agreed that the event should become a regular on the calendar. Former student, Waimana Helmbright was a special guest at the celebration. Students received Graduation Bears and a Graduation Book.
Surf groms: MRIS Surfing Program started last week under the guidance of MRIS Physical Education teacher, Sean Allen. The four week program with Josh Palamateer Surf School is being held at the River Mouth. Perfect weather ensured a great time was had by all with both beginners and advanced surfers honing their surfing skills.
MRIS students from Year 3 attend the Nature Conservation 2018 Bio Blitz recently. Along with other schools across the Shire, the students enjoyed a day of interactive sessions with deadly reptiles, rescued native fauna, presentations from Parks and Wildlife, an Indigenous cultural experience, and a cave tour with a focus on mega fauna. Photos courtesy […]
Over $100 was raised during MRIS Odd Socks Day to celebrate World Kindness Day last week. Students paid a gold coin donation for the privilege of wearing Odd Socks or any oddly matched garment. The money raised will go towards “Special Children’s Christmas Big Day Out”, a worthy initiative by the Lions Cancer Institute which […]
Schools all over Australia were inspired to take learning and play outdoors as part of the 2018 Outdoor Classroom Day which took place last week. No stranger to the benefits of nature play, MRIS has been taking classrooms outside since its establishment in 1982. Bush School, tour guiding on the Nyindamurra Nature Trail, pitfall trapping […]