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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: March 2017

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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. [...]