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Bio Blitz Fun for MRIS!

Having fun while interacting with nature was theme of this year’s Margaret River Bioblitz. Year 3 students from MRIS joined other students from  local schools to participate in workshops on cultural awareness and native animals with local experts. Year 3 Teacher, Ashley Burke said the children really enjoyed learning about native flora and fauna and […]

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Wise about Waste at MRIS!

The next chapter of Margaret River Independent School’s Waste Wise ‘learning journey’ was launched on Thursday with the official opening of the school’s Waste Sorting Station. MRIS is now a prototype for other schools around the state who may be interested in having extensive waste sorting on campus. Students, staff and parents are working hard […]

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Successful High Tea & Ecology Open Morning at MRIS!

The High Tea & Ecology Open Morning was a great success with visitors to campus entertained by special guests, Josh Whiteland from Koomal Dreaming and the ABC’s Frog Doctor, Johnny Prefumo. Josh took Welcome to Country and Johnny gave an informative talk on frogs. The school’s new nature website, BEES was also launched after a […]

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Calling in Kambarang at MRIS!

The fifth Noongar season, Kambarang was celebrated at MRIS recently with an indigenous feast. Parents, and students gathered at the school’s new Outdoor Classroom area to enjoy a spread of indigenous dishes prepared by MRIS Wadandi mentor, Josh Whiteland. On the menu was kangaroo, emu, beach spinach, sea celery, and quandongs. The group also took […]

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