Creating their own Digging Sticks with MRIS Wardandi Mentor, Josh Whiteland was a highlight for the Yr 3 students this week. Using peeled-back Wannang (Peppy) branches and Balga (Grass Tree) resin, the group fashioned a handle which was then decorated with emu feathers. The children will get to keep the sticks upon graduation from the […]
More than 70 MRIS grandparents enjoyed spending time at school recently for the 5th Annual MRIS Grandparent Day. Following a delicious morning tea, the group shared their favourite childhood books, listened to the school choir, and visited the classrooms to spend time with their Grandchildren. Principal Wendy Roediger said the idea of holding a ‘Grandparents […]
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 […]
This feat of architecture designed by Yr 4 MRIS students, Ella Marchesani and Fenix Beveridge has been constructed in the popular Nature Play space available to all students. The double storey Jungle House boasts its own water system, an expansive front deck and its own cat haven! Check it out when your next at school!
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 […]
MRIS students were keen to try out MRIS’s new Nature Playground during the first week back at school for 2019. Completed during the school holidays, students were excited to check out all the features of the structure which includes a fireman’s pole, climbing frame, fort, lower level cubby, and a bucket and pulley system. The […]