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Former MRIS student, Josh wins CSRIO 2020 Indigenous STEM Award!

Former Margaret River Independent School student, Josh Loyd has taken out the 2020 CSRIO Indigenous STEM Award. Now living in Melbourne, Josh was recognised for his contributions to Indigenous education programs. A proud Wajarri Yamatji, Josh grew up in Margaret River and started his schooling at MRIS, then known as Nyindamurra Family School in 1994. […]

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MRIS Numeracy Tutor: Lighting up students!

Seeing students succeed and thrive not just academically but also emotionally is “what really lights up” Margaret River Independent School’s Numeracy Tutor, Amanda Mas. Amanda, who is also part of the 2019 Pre-Primary teaching team said she was inspired to become an educator because “it is the profession I truly felt pulled within my heart […]

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Jumping into 3D Printing at MRIS!

MRIS has been chosen from over 3000 schools across 41 countries to receive a state-of-the art 3D polymer printer. Yr 6 students, Leo Lacy, Charlie Murray and Levin Collins helped to complete the final part of the General Electrical Additive Program application winning MRIS the 3D printing classroom package including curriculum lessons. The boys created […]

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INNOVATION: Local Engineer, Rob Glass and “Growing up Greatness” coordinator Kylie Bice discussed ‘understanding gifted education’ with MRIS staff Liz Borkin and  Wendy Roediger.

Growing Up Greatness at MRIS!

  ‘Growing up Greatness’ co-ordinator, Kylie Bice from Perth visited the Margaret River Independent School recently to help fine-tune the school’s Innovation Sessions with Rob Glass, local engineer and ‘Bright Spark’. Rob is also a parent  at the school. Ms Bice and the teachers talked through what gifted and talented students require to stay enthusiastic […]

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Little Red Riding Hood stops for a chat with Year 1.

Little Red Riding Hood visits MRIS!

In The Hood: Little Red Riding Hood is the focus topic of the Year 1 Talk 4 Writing program. Teacher Skye Robertson said the students learnt the story orally with actions and then used story framework to create narratives. “The students are doing such an incredible job and bumped into Little Red Riding Hood on […]

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