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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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MRIS at Bio Blitz 2018.

MRIS students from Year 3 attend the Nature Conservation 2018 Bio Blitz recently. Along with other schools across the Shire, the students enjoyed a day of interactive sessions with deadly reptiles, rescued native fauna, presentations from Parks and Wildlife, an Indigenous cultural experience, and a cave tour with a focus on mega fauna. Photos courtesy […]

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For the love of chocolate!

Following the production process from cocoa bean to chocolate bar has been a very popular topic of study taken on by Year 2. Students learnt all about making chocolate and had the opportunity to taste a few goodies too when they visited Gabriel’s and the Margaret River Chocolate Factory on Tuesday. Teacher Kate Appleton said […]

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Salli gets a closer look at nature

MRIS Senior Students on Bio Blitz!

A expedition into Margaret River’s fascinating Mammoth Cave inspired the scientific side of MRIS’s Year 5/6 class on Wednesday. The students joined with other local schools to take part in a ‘fun interactive discovery’ of the flora and fauna of the Mammoth Cave and the karri forest. A free event, Bio Blitz is presented by […]

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Jazz (Yr 5) handles a snake at BioBlitz

MRIS Nature Blitz !

MRIS’s Year 5/6 students were among  a number of schools attending ‘BioBlitz’ held in a local A class reserve last week. Students were treated to talks by different scientists focusing on our local environment, Aboriginal heritage, flora and fauna and included our studies of macroinverterbrates. MRIS teacher Sean Allen said many of the presenters, most […]

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