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Meet the MRIS Specialists

Our wonderful MRIS Specialist Teachers – Music, Visual Arts, Dance and Drama, French, Innovations and Physical Education presented a successful Meet and Greet Session for parents recently. Parents got an insight into how the specialist programs operate and the opportunity to ask questions regarding the curriculum and learning areas. Principal, Wendy Roediger said there are […]

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Banding together at MRIS!

Students,  staff and parents were treated to a musical feast this week when the annual Mid-Year Matinee was staged with both school bands showcasing their repertoire. Manfred said band members are learning to interact in a musical and socially cooperative way and are developing their skills on their respective instruments. “Playing music in an ensemble […]

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Indy School Rocks: Banding Together

MRIS bands belted out some well-received tracks during the 2018 Midday Matinee last week. Students, teachers and parents enjoyed the senior and junior bands’ line-up. Students ranging in age from Yr 4 to 6 make up the bands, Devil Angels and The Mangy Meerkats and play a range of instruments including guitar and drums. Music […]

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MRIS’s ‘Devil Angels’ Big Day Out!

A recent gig by MRIS band, ‘Devil Angels’ was hailed a great success at the ‘Small Schools Big Day Out’ held recently. ‘Devil Angels’ was part of the line-up at the inaugural event held at Margaret River Montessori. Manfred Bruggler said it was a good experience for the band to see other school bands performing. […]

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Battle of the Bands at MRIS!

Crowds were entertained by a fantastic musical performance from Margaret River Independent School bands at the 2017 Musical Midday Matinee on Tuesday. Junior and Senior bands played some great songs under the guidance of MRIS music guru, Manfred Bruggler. MRIS principal, Wendy Roediger said that as part of the school’s music programme, student performance on […]

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Rio aims for the stars!

MRIS Year 6 student, Rio Haigh has ‘stars in his eyes’ after recently being selected to attend Perth’s John Curtin College of Arts. One of only a small number of students to make the cut, Rio will study Music for Guitar and Voice in 2017. He  said he looked forward to the challenge and meeting […]

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