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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: May 2017

Year 11 Student, Rebekah Batson, attends UN Youth Australia NSW State Conference

On 17-19 March, Year 11 student Rebekah Batson attended the UN Youth Australia NSW State Conference in Collaroy, NSW. This year, the conference focused on global issues, human rights and multiculturalism, with a specific focus on ‘Multiculturism in a World of Change’. The UN Youth Australia website explained that, “the State Conference is an event [...]

Year 8 student, Fletcher Thew, finds his stride at the 2017 Australian Little Athletics Championships

On 23-24 April, 2017, SMGS Year 8 student Fletcher Thew competed for the Jindabyne Little Athletics team and ACT Athletics at the Australian Little Athletics Championships (ALAC) held in Sydney. Fletcher was very excited and humbled by the opportunity to represent Jindabyne at such a big event, saying, “It was huge! The atmosphere was great [...]

ABSA National Boarding Week kicks off at SMGS

This week is the Australian Boarding Schools Association (ABSA) National Boarding Week. The SMGS boarding community will be participating in a number of activities throughout the week. Some of these activities include: ‘Boarders Run Australia’ – Every boarding student in Australia is encouraged to run, walk or move one kilometre during the week. After reporting [...]

Year 7 Student, Charlotte Wilson, Wins Poetry in Action Monthly Poetry Competition

Last week, SMGS Year 7 student Charlotte Wilson received the news that she was selected as the Poetry in Action monthly poetry competition winner for March. Of Charlotte’s poem, Georgia, Poetry in Action’s Education Tour Manager, said, “Charlotte Wilson wrote an excellent poem called The Darkness in my Mind which is about anxiety, and we [...]

Academy of Agriculture joins SMGS Academies of Excellence

Now into Term 2, our Academies of Excellence are in full swing! New to the line-up this year is the Agriculture Academy run by Mrs Susan Plum. Of the addition of the Agriculture Academy to the innovative Academies of Excellence, Mr Craig Moore, the Academies of Excellence co-ordinator, said “The diversity of opportunities available to [...]

Off the Beaten Track regional performance workshops with Andre Jewson

Last week, students spent a couple of days working with professional actor, VCA graduate and star of The Lion King, Andre Jewson. Andre conducted workshops on script analysis, acting styles for film and television, monologues and characterisation techniques. On Friday, May 5, Andre spent time with the senior Drama students working towards a deeper understanding [...]

Year 12 University of Wollongong Trip, 2017

Author: Mr Perry O'Connor Last week, our Year 12 students attended the University of Wollongong’s Discovery Day. According to the UOW website, these discovery days provide an opportunity for our students to “experience first-hand what a day at university is like”. Making the decision to pursue a tertiary education and then choosing which institution to [...]

SMIEC 2017, the largest interschools equestrian competition in southern NSW

The Snowy Monaro region is one of Australia’s premier ski destinations and is quickly establishing itself as the place to be in the summer and autumn for mountain biking. However, anyone who attended the Snowy Mountains Interschools Equestrian Competition (SMIEC) held at The Station over the weekend would agree that the sport of Equestrian continues [...]