Nicola Anastas

The Mystery of the Map!

The mystery of maps was unfolded for the Pre-Primary and Year 1 MRIS students this week as part of the school’s Geography and Maths Curriculum. The students were fortunate to have Landscape Architect and MRIS parent, Nicola Anastas explain about design, scale and mapping. Nicola showed the class how she uses mapping in her work […]

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stolen generation

Understanding the Stolen Generation!

MRIS was honoured recently to have Undalup Board member and stolen generation member, Sandra Hill visit the school and talk to the year 2-6 students regarding the stolen generation.  Sandra retold her story of being part of the stolen generation through her amazing and poignant art works. Sandra commended our students for their intelligent questions […]

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Grand Opening of ‘The Mermaid Restaurant’ at MRIS!

‘The Mermaid Restaurant’ had its Grand Opening last week with Principal, Wendy Roediger doing the official ribbon cutting. Kindergarten teacher, Helen Ewing said it was wonderful to finally celebrate the occasion after a lot of preparation. “The children have spent lots of time and effort bringing their great ideas to fruition,” she said. The class […]

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Kindergarten predicts success says AISWA boss!

The importance of attending kindergarten was highlighted by AISWA (Australian Independent Schools of WA),  deputy chairperson, Ron Gorman when he briefed MRIS’s Governing Body last week. Mr Gorman, who was recently awarded the Pre-Eminent Educational Leader Award by ACEL , said research shows that attending 15 hours a week of kindergarten was predictive of success […]

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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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