MRIS’s unique Indigenous Program led by the school’s Wadandi Mentor, Josh Whiteland of Koomal Dreaming https://www.facebook.com/koomaldreaming/ will be highlighted in a short film. Shot on campus last week, the film will be used as a marketing tool to showcase the connection between MRIS students, their Wadandi Mentor, and their knowledge of the local Noongar culture. It […]
An exciting milestone has been achieved today with MRIS & Terra Castle Constructions signing the contract for the PAC Covered Assembly Area Additions and Alterations. This $160,000 project includes $80,000 funding from the Australian Government’s Capital Grant Program. Work will commence on site during the July school holidays with the concrete pour and installation of […]
Being a MRIS insect just became a whole lot more luxurious with the construction of a new Bug Hotel! Kindergarten teacher, Helen Ewing said the children have been studying ‘minibeasts’ (creatures that do not have a skeleton) and decided to create a new environment for insects using natural material.
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 […]
As MRIS prepared to close its campus this week and the final students participated in their last real-life lessons, we took solace in all the on-ground projects to look forward to when we all come back to school! MRIS 2020 projects include: The further creation of the charming Sensory Zone, that is being led by the […]
The next chapter of Margaret River Independent School’s Waste Wise ‘learning journey’ was launched on Thursday with the official opening of the school’s Waste Sorting Station. MRIS is now a prototype for other schools around the state who may be interested in having extensive waste sorting on campus. Students, staff and parents are working hard […]