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Calm Change at Church

A new Sensory Calming Space will be created in the school’s Library providing all MRIS students with access to a calming, tranquil place. MRIS principal, Wendy Roediger said the Sensory Calming Space can be accessed by all children depending on their emotional needs. Funding to create the area came from a successful application under the […]

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Sorry Day at MRIS

MRIS observed National Sorry Day today coming together to share the steps towards healing for the Stolen Generations, their families and communities. A new flagpole was installed at the school specifically to fly the Australian Indigenous Flag which was raised during the service. A minutes silence was observed. Year Five students, Lowana O’Grady, Emma Heyink […]

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 Old School Days: MRIS Principal, Wendy Roediger and Year 3 Teacher, Ashley Burke with an excited Year 3 class outside their new classroom, The Forest Grove Hall.

MRIS students go back to the Old Schoolhouse!

Our single-stream MRIS Year 3 class made themselves at home in their new classroom on Wednesday making their base in the original school building, The Forest Grove Hall. On-site in 1982, the Hall became Nyindamurra Family School’s first classroom with teacher, Fran Covell at the helm as its first teacher. Fran was followed in the […]

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