Events

  1. HSC Examinations

    18 October @ 8:00 am - 9 November @ 5:00 pm AEDT
  2. 2019 Prefect Induction

    22 October @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEDT
  3. Year 11 Parent Teacher Interviews

    22 October @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEDT
  4. SMGS P&F Meeting

    23 October @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm AEDT
  5. Principal’s Merit Assembly

    26 October @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEDT

News

Monthly Archives: June 2016

//June

SMGS partners with Jindabyne Trail Stewardship

The SMGS Mountain Biking School of Excellence Program has been designed to give students a foundation in down-hill, free-ride and cross-country mountain biking. The program aims to increase riding skills, improve techniques and to give students the opportunity to develop a pathway to national level industry certification in trail design and construction. The school has [...]

Foundation Day – 20 Years Strong

Friday 17 June is Foundation Day for Snowy Mountains Grammar School, which is an important milestone, as we celebrated the completion of twenty years at the start of 2016. SMGS had its first cohort in 1996, beginning with just sixteen students, and grew to sixty-nine by the second year, 1997. We have been in the [...]

“Anger”

“Fear’s job is to keep Riley safe, Anger’s job is to keep things fair”, explained Joy in one of my favorite movies, “Inside Out”. This week in chapel we explored managing anger in relationships. As in the movie, there are times when anger gets a hold on all of us and we can feel like [...]

Technology in the Classroom

I recently read an article in the media that, in essence, stated that the use of personal devices (laptops and iPads) was responsible for Australia’s drop in the global rankings in the Programme for International Student Achievement (PISA) tests from 2000 to 2012. PISA is a triennial international survey test of around 500,000 15 year [...]

The Art of Compromise

On the Year 7 camp, early in Term 1, we all hiked to Blue Lake. I think it is a tough walk, but all those little legs breezed through it – the older legs, however, definitely needed re-covery time. Every year the students are very excited with the prospect of having to rock-hop across the [...]

Exploring our community – Guthega Power Station

This week Mr Klimes took his Year 5/6 Science class to Guthega Power Station for an excursion linked to their studies on electricity unit. This was a superb opportunity for the students to make real life connections with what is learnt in class. The Snowy Scheme certainly provides our local community with opportunities galore to [...]