Events

  1. Australia Day

    27 January @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEDT
  2. Staff Day 1

    28 January @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEDT
  3. Staff Day 2

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

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

    29 January @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 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/

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 [...]