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  • Two SMGS Alumni announced as inaugural Interschool Ambassadors for 2019

    Congratulations to SMGS Alumnus (2017) Theo Coates and Alumna (2018) Antonia Murphy, who were selected as Interschools Ambassadors for the 2019 snowsports season. Antonia and Theo will be at various Interschools Presentations, events and other functions this season! Antonia Murphy 18 and Theodore Coates 19, both of whom grew up in Jindabyne  are 2 of […]
  • Draft team lists (Updated) for Interschools and Redlands Cup now online

    The first draft team lists for the 2019 Snowsports season are now available: Redlands Cup (Updated Thursday 13th June 2019) ACT-Southern NSW Interschools Snowsports Championships (Updated Thursday 13th June 2019) Please refer to the  Snowsports Team Selection Policy for details about team snowsports team selection. All feedback on these draft teams should be directed to: […]
  • Patrick Broe Competes in Rugby NSW State Championships

    A big congratulations to Patrick Broe and his U14 ACT Brumbies team who were undefeated throughout the NSW State Championship tournament in Orange before going down narrowly in the final against Gordon over the weekend. They put some big scores up against some really strong competition (69-0 against Randwick, 47-7 against Manly). Patrick was the leading try scorer of […]
  • Emily Quodling punches ticket to National Equestrian Interschools

    Congratulations to Emily Quodling who has qualified for the National Interschools event to be held at SIEC from 27th September to 3rd October.  Emily and her horse, DP Onyx will be competing in the 90cm show jumping. Good Luck Emily!  

Monthly Archives: August 2016

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Team spirit propels SMGS to the top of the podium at the NSW State Interschools Championships

The 2016 NSW State Interschools Championships took over the Perisher Nordic Centre and Thredbo Alpine Village during the week of 23-29 August. For Snowy Mountains Grammar School, the results from the week are some of our best ever. Over the duration of the event, we accumulated 17 Team Gold, 14 Team Silver, 7 Team Bronze, [...]

SMGS Primary School Teacher wins Prestigious Teachers’ Guild of NSW Award

On 10 August, SMGS K/1 teacher, Ms Emma Smith, was announced as the 2016 recipient of the Teachers’ Guild of NSW Award for teachers in their early years of teaching (second or third year). The entire SMGS community was bursting with pride about the beloved K/1 teacher’s nomination to such a prestigious award. SMGS firmly [...]

SMGS Hosts Cumulative Head Impact Research Clinic

This week Snowy Mountains Grammar School was host to some important research taking place in the Cumulative Head Impact area. This forms a larger part of injury prevention in athletes, where researchers are trying to uncover new ways to minimise and prevent head injury. The project aims to determine whether there is a relationship between performance [...]

The Kosciuszko Education Centre and NPWS run Trial Program at SMGS

On Monday 15 August, 2016, our  #GlobalU Year 9 and 10 extension group students were treated to a visit from the Kosciuszko Education Centre and the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS). The Kosciuszko Education Centre and NPWS are currently developing a set of educational tasks inspired by the fact that 2016 marks 30 years of [...]

Snowsports Success in Victoria for Snowy Mountains Grammar School 

Last week the Australian Secondary Schools Ski Team Championships (ASSSTCs) was run in Falls Creek, Victoria. This competition has run since its inception in 1967 and carries with it a history unparalleled by any other current school skiing competition. Teams of sixteen students compete across alpine, cross-country and snowboard disciplines, with most athletes competing in at least two disciplines. This year Snowy Mountains Grammar [...]

K-4 Snowsport Program off to a Fantastic Start at Thredbo

Our proximity to the Snowy Mountains allows SMGS to provide some unique opportunities for its student body. One of these opportunities is the SMGS Snowsports Program that occurs during Term 3. At SMGS all students are encouraged to participate in the winter program, from Kindergarten through to Year 11, and programs cater for all skill levels [...]

SMGS Athletes excel at Hotham SBX Festival

Last week saw a number of our snowboarders crossing the border and heading down to Mt Hotham, VIC for the Snowboard Cross (SBX) Festival. Over 65 young riders from around Australia participated in the two-day Ski and Snowboard Australia (SSA) SBX Futures Camp where they completed a series of coaching, training and education activities. A key aspect of [...]

Term 3 Principal’s Merit Assembly

On Monday 1 August, the Term 3 Principal’s Merit Assembly recognised the continued achievements of students in Years 7-12 during the course of Semester 1. Individual student results from Term 1 and Term 2 are combined, with provisional Academic Endeavour (Academic Effort) and Provisional Academic Honours (Academic Achievement) being presented to approximately 40% of the [...]

Students triumphant in the ICAS Science

Yesterday, awards were given for the annual International Competitions and Assessment for Schools (ICAS) Science. This competition is compulsory for all students from Year 2 to Year 11 at SMGS. Of the students who sat the competition, 30% received an award. In the Senior School, Austin Beck (Year 10) received a Distinction, placing him in [...]

SMGS Students achieve Big Results In The Big Science Competition!

Yesterday, awards were given for the annual Big Science Competition, convened by Australian Science Innovations. This competition was voluntarily entered by students during May. Of the students who sat the competition, 36% received a Distinction or High Distinction. This was the best result for students sitting the examination for the last four years at SMGS. [...]