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Creations and Innovations at MRIS!

Sparking student creativity and critical thinking, MRIS’s extension program, Innovations, is now in its 5th year. Run by former parent, Rob Glass, the weekly sessions with the Years 4, 5 and 6 students introduce a wide range of subjects and theories from Archimedes Screw to solar power. A Process Engineer specialising in liquified natural gas, […]

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Former MRIS student, Josh wins CSRIO 2020 Indigenous STEM Award!

Former Margaret River Independent School student, Josh Loyd has taken out the 2020 CSRIO Indigenous STEM Award. Now living in Melbourne, Josh was recognised for his contributions to Indigenous education programs. A proud Wajarri Yamatji, Josh grew up in Margaret River and started his schooling at MRIS, then known as Nyindamurra Family School in 1994. […]

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Enjoying the fun of tech at MRIS!

Money raised from the 2017 Meander Mayhem is supporting MRIS student in their Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) studies. Five Q-scout robots from Robobloq worth $650 have been purchased. Students will be working on coding techniques now accessible on school i-pads. Yr 5 teacher Lindsay Burke said students are learning important skills in sequencing […]

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Virtual Learning at MRIS!

In a first for MRIS, the Year 2 classroom was transformed into a Virtual Classroom (VC) last Tuesday. A live webinar was streamed into the classroom allowing the children to learn all about cattle and sheep farming from a farmer based in New South Wales. Year 2 teacher Kate Appleton said the students enjoyed the […]

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