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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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stolen generation

Understanding the Stolen Generation!

MRIS was honoured recently to have Undalup Board member and stolen generation member, Sandra Hill visit the school and talk to the year 2-6 students regarding the stolen generation.  Sandra retold her story of being part of the stolen generation through her amazing and poignant art works. Sandra commended our students for their intelligent questions […]

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Summer ready: Lois Barugh used a 
compression bandage on Charley (Pre)

MRIS learn how to manage snakebite!

  How to treat a snakebite was the focus of a first-aid session held at Margaret River Independent School on Wednesday. Just in time for summer, students from Pre-primary to Year 6  received a ten minute refresher course in the vital first-aid steps involved when treating a patient for snakebite. St John Ambulance’s Lois Barugh […]

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COP CARE: Van Hulseboch, and Jake McKenzie of Year 3 met with Courtney Turner and Constable Care.

Keeping Safe at MRIS!

The use of interactive puppets in a live theatre situation was central to getting the message about safety through to the students of MRIS on Wednesday. Constable Care Child Safety Foundation visited the school to address personal safety strategies which included Protective Behaviours (Pre-primary); Safety to School (Year 1-3) and Online Safety (Yr 4-6). The […]

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Max and Oceana met the actors fromYirri Yaakin Theatre Group

Dreamtime at MRIS!

Understanding water from a Dreamtime perspective was the theme of ‘Kep Kaatijin’ a play presented by The Yirri Yaakin Theatre Company  recently at MRIS. Students enjoyed the traditional Nyoongar stories depicted in the play. Yirri Yaakinn is a multi-award winning theatre troupe which has toured internationally spreading the word about aboriginal culture. MRIS Principal, Wendy […]

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Rescue Chopper Visit!

The whirr of chopper blades over MRIS  signalled the arrival of the Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter  at school on Tuesday. Students were thrilled to see the helicopter land on the oval before quizzing the chopper crew about all aspects of aviation emergency rescue. Salli Howden-Woodland and Max Douglas were lucky enough to climb on-board to […]

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