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Archive | August, 2019

greenbatch with pam

MEETING OF THE MINDS AT MRIS!   

Reducing our ecological footprint was the topic of discussion when Augusta-Margaret River Shire president Pam Townsend visited the Year 6 MRIS students last week. Ms Townsend gave an insight into the shire’s sustainability initiatives including recycling projects, renewable energy options and reducing greenhouse emission throughout the shire. Wallcliffe firies for saving their plastics for MRIS. […]

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Frog song group

MRIS Frog Melody a hit!

A song-writing, singing and recording project by Margaret River Independent School students has resulted in a fabulous song about saving frogs. The ‘Frog Song’ will be unveiled at the upcoming launch of the school’s new BEES (Building Environmental Education Sustainability) website on September 24 and again at the MRIS High Tea & Ecology Morning on […]

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MRIS steps up to battle waste!

As one of only 5 Green Batch schools in the state, MRIS is forging ahead to re-purpose recycled plastic and aluminium by collaborating with a number of local businesses. The pilot project is being spearheaded by the Yr 6 Eco-Echidnas who are calling on the MRIS community to assist with the school recycling program by […]

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14th Annual Margaret River Art Auction

The Annual Margaret River Art Auction is now in its 14th year. This popular event continues to showcase diverse works from the region’s most prominent artists, high-profile interstate contributors, and emerging local artists. Our 2019 event will be held on Saturday 21 September at the TAFE Winery Campus on Bussell Highway from 6pm. Up to 300+ […]

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Nicola Anastas

The Mystery of the Map!

The mystery of maps was unfolded for the Pre-Primary and Year 1 MRIS students this week as part of the school’s Geography and Maths Curriculum. The students were fortunate to have Landscape Architect and MRIS parent, Nicola Anastas explain about design, scale and mapping. Nicola showed the class how she uses mapping in her work […]

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