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News

Monthly Archives: March 2017

//March

Hard work pays off for SMGS snowsports students and alumni overseas

It’s been a spectacular season for Australian snowsports athletes on the World Cup tour, and our country is certainly laying claim to the top step of the podium in numerous disciplines. It’s a great time to be part of Australian wintersports indeed! The momentum of Australia’s wintersport stars has had a flow-on effect to our [...]

National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence

On Friday 17th March, our students joined more than 840,000 students across Australia in standing united to mark the National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence. In addition to our whole school aerial photo, some of our year levels held their own class activities. The following is a summary of their activities: K/1 Class and [...]

SMGS students participate in campdraft clinic

As mentioned on the SMGS Equestrian Program webpage, most of our riders participate in additional equestrian activities outside school. The sport of campdrafting is one such activity. On Wednesday March 8 and Thursday March 9, Daniel Ternes-Dixon, Mackenzie Harding and Cody Gould participated in a campdraft clinic. The clinic was conducted by Pete and Anna [...]

Equestrian Program Dream Season Continues at Cooma Show  

On the 10 – 11 March 2017, a number of the SMGS Equestrian Program students competed at the Cooma Show. The Cooma Show is just one of the many stops on the surrounding regions show circuit. This year the Cooma Show equestrian events returned to two days of competition. Friday gave our riders the opportunity [...]

Exciting Professional Development Opportunities in Sydney

SMGS Enrichment and Learning Support teachers, Krista Mower (Senior School) and Tavia Taylor (Junior School) spent two days in Sydney visiting the Association of Independent Schools (AIS) of NSW and St Andrew’s Cathedral School. Krista’s and Tavia’s role as Enrichment and Learning Support teachers is to work collaboratively with classroom teachers, students and parents to [...]

Courage and Integrity

Our Year 9 and 10 students took on the substantial topics of “Courage” and “Integrity” for our first two chapel services of the year. They presented to us inspirational clips that they had found – my favourite was the “Dropped Money” experiment. On a university campus, a person dropped cash in a crowded place to [...]

What is Innovation?

My last article in the SMGS newsletter, Aspects focused on the changes facing education this year, with the announcement of a new NSW Education Minister. In this article I want to broaden my scope by focusing on educational leaders; in particular, those leaders who are involved in educational decisions in our profession, sector and schools. [...]