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We saw the planning and hard work that went into constructing the go-karts in our last post.  Here you can enjoy the exuberance and sheer joy students experienced  competing in their ‘marvellous machines’!  The whole school community had a great day watching this exercise in sustainability, collaboration and creativity!  Thank you, Year Sixes!   Video […]

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Year 6 Go-Karts Rule!

On Friday the oval was a teeming mass of vehicles, students, utes and men (women too) wielding power tools in a huge collaborative effort to design elaborate sustainably powered go-karts!  All will be revealed when the Year 6s race them at the annual Go-kart Races this Friday.  Enjoy this slideshow of their innovative constructions.   […]

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Showcasing Our School at Edutech 2014 in Brisbane!

Last week MRPS was featured in a 45 minute presentation at the national Edutech 2014 Congress in Brisbane. Six of our staff attended the congress which attracted over 5 000 educators with international keynote speakers, including Sir Ken Robinson and Sugata Mitra, who are luminaries in the field of education.    What was very exciting […]

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Year 4 Infographics

Ms Robb’s year 4 students in T5 have been developing their IT skills, creating infographics to show their understanding of their inquiry topic.  Infographics are visual representations of data or research.  A great deal of research goes into the creation of a good infographic. Ms Robb says Over the past couple of weeks the T5’s […]

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Go Karts Race to Beat the Weather

The annual Year 6 Go Kart construction and race off proved to be a winner with parents and students turning out in droves to see the spectacle.  Utes and power tools were the order of the day as parents and helpers filled the oval, assisting students to turn their go kart designs into unique racing […]

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