Events

  1. Staff Day 2

    29 January @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEDT
  2. New Boarders Arrive

    29 January @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEDT
  3. Boarders Return

    29 January @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEDT
  4. SMGS P&F Welcome Back BBQ

    29 January @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm AEDT
  5. All students return for Term 1

    30 January @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm AEDT

News

  • The Athlete’s Foot Shoe Fitting Day

    As in previous years Athletes Foot are coming to Jindabyne, details can be viewed here:  https://www.smgs.nsw.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Snowy-Mountains-Grammar-School.pdf  
  • Senior School Book Order Reminder

    Dear Families, Please remember to order your children’s books for 2020 on the Box of Books website (Senior School only). The link is: https://shop.boxofbooks.io/passwordless/signin . This should be done as soon as possible in case of any delays in the supply of some items. If you have any queries, please contact the school office.  
  • Extended school closure period

    Due to the events of the past few days, Snowy Mountains Grammar School will remain closed on Monday and Tuesday this week. At this stage, we anticipate that the normal operations will resume on Wednesday 8th January 2020 but we will re-assess on Tuesday afternoon.
  • Kosciuszko National Park Evacuation Notice

    NPWS has declared a planned evacuation of the Kosciuszko National Park commencing today with the evacuation deadline of Friday 3 January at 10:00 am.  Please refer to the following information and the following links:  https://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/fire-information/major-fire-updates https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/visit-a-park/parks/kosciuszko-national-park/local-alerts?fbclid=IwAR0UsQzbYPA5xE2OP9G_EyXozABDDhN6Jw1_AeaeoaQGocdrpTbjHD_ig-w https://www.emergency.vic.gov.au/respond/

Yearly Archives: 2017

/2017

Anastasia and Callum Bradshaw finish figure skating season with personal bests

Written by 2017 alumnus, Callum Bradshaw Last week’s Australian Figure Skating Championships in Brisbane were very successful for Anastasia and me. We performed very well under pressure, especially among the most competitors we’ve faced this year from around Australia and New Zealand. Anastasia skated a PB and was very pleased with her clean skate. She [...]

SMGS Stage 4 debating team places 3rd in Australia

Despite being 21 years young, Snowy Mountains Grammar School has a rich history in debating. This year, SMGS entered three teams into the NGS Super National Virtual Debating Competition. Our Stage 3 (Years 5 and 6) and 5 (Years 9 and 10) teams started their competitions early in the year against schools from Tasmania, Queensland [...]

Congratulations, Year 12, 2017

The 2017 SMGS Year 12 cohort received their HSC marks last week. Students’ hard work over the last 12 months paid off, with many students achieving four or more Band 5 (80-89 marks) or Band 6 (90–100 marks) results. Acting Principal, Kelli Wilson, was delighted with this year’s cohort’s performance, saying, “The 2017 results [...]

PIPS testing – a valuable addition to the SMGS Junior School data capture tool-kit

SMGS was very excited to be able to share with Kindergarten families the results that were received from external diagnostic testing that was conducted by the University of Western Australia at the end of the school year. Students in their first year of school (Kindergarten) at SMGS participated in the PIPS (Performance Indicators in Primary [...]

The Oration – SMGS 2017 School Captains’ Final Address

Those present in the Snowy Shed for Speech Day 2017 would agree the feelings of excitement, anticipation, relief and nostalgia were palpable. It was the last day of the school year, after all. One of our school’s newest Board members, attending Speech Day for the first time, commented at the conclusion of the event how [...]

SMGS ESA program gears up for its third season

On Tuesday, 12th December, the first round of applications for the 2018 SMGS ESA program will open. Entering its third year, the ESA program will continue to work on providing the highest level of academic, pastoral and logistical support to its snowsports athletes who are at levels 2, 3 and 4 in the pre-elite category [...]

Year 8 student, Mackenzie Harding, and her brumby, ‘Red’, selected to compete in the 2018 Sydney Royal Easter Show

On Sunday, 19th November, SMGS student Mackenzie Harding and ‘Red’ were selected to ride in the 2018 Sydney Royal Easter Show. We were provided with a bit of background information on the complexities of selection to compete at the Sydney Royal Easter Show by Ms Sarah Woodhouse, Zone Chief Instructor for the local area (Jindabyne, [...]

SMGS Students Impress in the 2017 ICAS Mathematics, ICAS English and RACI Chemistry Quiz

Earlier this year, SMGS students were recognised for their achievements in the ICAS Mathematics, ICAS English and RACI Chemistry Quiz. Our students’ impressive results are a testament to their hard work and the strong academic standards we promote at SMGS. According to the Educational Assessment Australia (EAA) website, over one million student entries are accepted [...]

SMGS Alumni Engagement and Relations Program Set in Motion

Jindabyne, NSW (8 December 2017) – Snowy Mountains Grammar School announces launch of SMGS Alumni, its Alumni Engagement and Relations Program. Over the past twenty-one years, SMGS has worked diligently to bring our school’s founders’ vision to reality – SMGS to be recognised as a premier day and boarding school community, offering a diverse range [...]

2017 Term 3 Merit Assembly

Earlier this term, SMGS held its Term 3 Principal’s Merit Assembly. During the assembly, students were recognised who had achieved Academic Honours (Provisional) and Academic Endeavour (Provisional) in Stages 4, 5 and 6. House and Tutor Groups were also recognised for their combined hard work throughout Term 3. To receive an Academic Endeavour Award, a [...]