Archive | March, 2018

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Taking nature tours to the public at MRIS!

In a first for MRIS,  student-led tours for the public operated on the Nyindamurra Nature Trail on Tuesday. After a year of intensive study with Yr 3 teacher, Ashley Burke and mentoring with Wardandi leader, Josh Whiteland, students shared traditional bush knowledge, delivering an informative, interactive tour for community members including shire councillor, Naomi Godden. […]

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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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Celebrating Belonging at MRIS!

‘Everyone belongs’ is the theme for this year’s Harmony Day . Held on March 21 Day , this event celebrates Australia’s cultural diversity. It’s about inclusiveness, respect and a sense of belonging . Yr 6 is embracing this theme by creating a Harmony Tree which will be decorated with different coloured thumbprints from each student […]

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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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