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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: June 2017

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No Worries! Tips from our Year 4 Students

Earlier this term, our Year 4 class created a movie based on exploring the concept of ‘how to manage our worries’ and how our worries (anxieties) can interfere with our ability to engage with the world around us, whether that be our learning, our friendships or our confidence to try new things. Of the outcomes [...]

Blessing of the Snow

The Blessing of the Snow Chapel, run each year at Snowy Mountains Grammar School, was hosted this year by Year 5/6. As a class, they arranged the Chapel service to be inclusive of all attending students and staff. On entering the Chapel, all students were given a pre-made snowflake that was made by Year 5/6. [...]

ESA 2017 Welcome Night & First day on snow!

After a successful and enjoyable welcome night, we made our way up to Perisher for our first day on snow for the 2017 season. Moving into its second year, the SMGS ESA has grown from 22 students last year, to 36 student this year. We have students training in SBX, SX, Alpine, FS, Moguls and [...]

Foundation Day 2017 – Occasional Address by Alumnus, Mr Jeremy Witherdin

Last week, SMGS held its annual Foundation Day Ceremony. The ceremony featured some inspiring speeches, but perhaps most notable would be the words from alumnus, Mr Jeremy Witherdin. Jeremy was a boarding student at SMGS, starting in Year 7 in 1998. He graduated in 2004 as the school captain and a two-time Maria Kisich Public [...]

Legal Studies Excursion to UOW HSC Study Day

Two weeks ago, students from the SMGS Legal Studies class travelled to Canberra and the University of Wollongong. The students, accompanied by Legal Studies teacher Mrs Susan Plum, visited the Canberra War Memorial en route to Wollongong as all of these students are studying Modern History too. The students found the War Memorial very informative [...]

SMGS’ Junior School jump for heart health on Monday 19 June

The students from Snowy Mountains Grammar School are jumping for heart health by participating in the Heart Foundation’s Jump Rope for Heart program and the fight against heart disease. SMGS has joined hundreds of schools across the country for Jump Rope for Heart, the largest and most recognised fundraising program for young people in Australia.  [...]

NW Equestrian Expo, Coonabarabran

The North West Equestrian Expo, an extensive interschools event held at Coonabarabran each year, was for our SMGS Equestrian team an amazing success in every way.  We have attended this event for the past ten years and the results achieved this year were better than ever before.  This level of performance was to a large [...]

Senior School Drama Showcase Evening

Author: Lara Fairfield-Smith, Year 11  The Senior Drama students at Snowy Mountains Grammar School are hosting an evening to showcase their hard work in Drama throughout this term. Year 11 Year 11 students will be performing their class production: ‘Opening a Fuzzwollop’s Frame of Mind’. A group of people that range from one extreme to [...]

SMGS Foundation Day 2017, celebrating our vibrant school history

Foundation Day is an important milestone each year, where we show our gratitude for the wisdom, courage and commitment demonstrated by those who contributed to the establishment of the School, including those from Redlands, Snowy Hydro and also members of the local community. Without this vision, hundreds of students over the years would not have [...]

‘Mr Huff’ performance, using musical theatre to explore emotions and understand feelings

On Monday 29th May, the intrepid Meerkat performers from Melbourne battled freezing temperatures and snowfalls over the Alpine Way to present a fantastic interpretation of the popular book, Mr Huff, written by Anna Walker. SMGS Librarian, Mrs Chris Ryrie, was thrilled to have Meerkat Productions at our school, saying, “Ashley and Brendan delivered an energetic [...]