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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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greenbatch with pam


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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