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Film Focus: MRIS Showcases Indigenous Culture Connection

MRIS’s unique Indigenous Program led by the school’s Wadandi Mentor, Josh Whiteland of Koomal Dreaming  https://www.facebook.com/koomaldreaming/ will be highlighted in a short film. Shot on campus last week, the film will be used as a marketing tool to showcase the connection between MRIS students, their Wadandi Mentor, and their knowledge of the local Noongar culture. It […]

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Deadly Discoveries at MRIS Bunuru Bush School!

Ciara got up close and personal with one of the friendly reptiles from Discover Deadly during this week’s Year 2 Bunuru Bush School. Students also learned about traditional indigenous tools and played the tapping sticks with MRIS Wadandi Mentor, Josh Whiteleand. In the afternoon the group set up metre square patches to observe during the […]

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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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Outdoor Classroom at MRIS!

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 […]

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Year 2 Bush School T3 2018

Thank you to all who helped out on Bush school day: the amazing John, Deidre, Janine, Chloe and Angie for running our activities. The beautiful Christine for our bird spotting tour and all the other parents for baking and preparing goodies for our morning tea. The rain and mud did not spoil our fun in […]

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Going Bush at MRIS!

Students ‘went bush’ on Thursday during MRIS’s annual Year 1 Bush School. Children enjoyed making damper and Worry Dolls, as well as weaving, a tracking activity and a fire-making session all supported with parent help. Teacher, Skye Robertson said students talked about the Aboriginal use of fire, as well as good fire and bad fire. […]

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