A song-writing, singing and recording project by Margaret River Independent School students has resulted in a fabulous song about saving frogs. The ‘Frog Song’ will be unveiled at the upcoming launch of the school’s new BEES (Building Environmental Education Sustainability) website on September 24 and again at the MRIS High Tea & Ecology Morning on […]
Hand-made Beeswax Wraps are now on sale at MRIS. Made by the Year 6 students, Global Wraps will raise money for the school’s World Vision sponsor child, rehabilitation of the Carnaby Cockatoo and to subsidise class camps. Launched in time for World Environment Day, students said wraps are an important way to reduce plastic. In […]
The National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence is this Friday and MRIS students are doing their bit to counter bullying and violence. Students are embracing the opportunity to highlight their everyday work to counter bullying and violence through; the use of virtues and unpacking them as a ‘go to space’ for resolution and […]
A new environmental project to help save endangered Black Cockatoos has been launched at MRIS. Two artificial nesting boxes, (Cockatubes) have been erected on the Nyindamurra Nature Trail to provide more nesting opportunities for black cockatoos, particularly the larger species—Baudins and Carnabys. Not only threatened by habitat degradation but also competing with feral bees, Corellas, possums […]
Classes were in full swing at MRIS this week with students eager to embark on new learning experiences. In the Year 4 class, students are studying the life cycle of birds as part of a whole school science project. Students are making paper birds’ nest and eggs, and studying interesting bird facts.
MRIS has secured a $100,000 Capital Grant from the Federal Government to go towards the construction of two new classrooms in 2018. The new classrooms will accommodate the expansion of the school into single stream classes as MRIS enters its 37th year of operation. Local MP, Nola Marino visited the school on Tuesday to meet […]