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MRIS 2020 AGM is on Sunday, April 5

Dear MRIS community,   In preparation for our AGM to be held electronically on 5 April 2020, please find below important documents available for your information and review. As per the schedule below, all members are invited to send any queries relating to the reports and documents by Friday 3 April 9am. Questions with responses will […]

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Weaving Magic at MRIS!

Year 6 MRIS students got creative recently learning traditional basket weaving techniques with Aboriginal Educator and Weaver, Lea Taylor from Creative Culture. Lea was on campus to teach the class how to do Aboriginal coiling. By the end of the session the students had all woven a small basket made from natural raffia. Year 6 […]

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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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Family Ties at MRIS!

In a blast from the past, MRIS recently had some very interesting visitors on campus – John Shervington and his wife Katie from Sydney. John is a descendant of the Shervington family of Witchcliffe. The Shervington farm is now the site of the Witchcliffe EcoVillage. John wanted to visit MRIS because his parents were the […]

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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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