Events

  1. All students return for Term 1

    30 January @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm AEDT
  2. Year 7-10 Camp Briefings

    31 January @ 2:45 pm - 3:30 pm AEDT
  3. Junior School Campout

    31 January @ 4:00 pm - 1 February @ 5:00 pm AEDT
  4. Year 12 Geography Trip

    3 February @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm AEDT
  5. Year 10 Curriculum Camp

    4 February @ 8:00 am - 7 February @ 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: July 2017

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It’s really all about the electrons!

SMGS Head of Stage 6 and Chemistry/Physics teacher, Dr Darryl Nelson, has had two Chemistry videos accepted for the Royal Australian Chemical Institute's (RACI) 100 Reactions series, celebrating their 100th anniversary. The two films that were accepted are: 1)    The Oxidation States of Vanadium https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yn8S-tWJS4I 2)    Flame Colours https://youtu.be/lbm9SddGp2E?list=PLH1M6iHMmRl4xtPyrC4yRr0EU2rCF9Q8G To learn more about the project, [...]

Principal’s Term 2 Merit Assembly

On Tuesday 25 July, SMGS held their mid-year Principal’s Merit Assembly. The assembly recognises students who had achieved Academic Honours (Provisional) and Academic Endeavour (Provisional) across Stages 4, 5 and 6 in Term 2. During the assembly students who represented SMGS at this year’s da Vinci Decathlon were also recognised for their achievements in the [...]

Immersing Ourselves in the Lives of our City Neighbours

Thrilled and excited to see quality actors, as well as the sights Sydney has to offer, Senior Drama students headed up to Sydney for our second excursion this year on Saturday, 22 July. Stepping off the bus and breathing in through our nostrils that great smell of city air, we arrived at Darling Harbour and [...]

Athletes’ resilience put to the test on Day 1 of Regionals

The ACT & Southern NSW Interschools Championships kicked off yesterday at Perisher Resort. The weather and snow conditions created an opportunity for all competitors to test their skill and top up their resilience tanks. Despite the conditions, students were all smiles as they headed to the start of their respective events. The kick-off of the [...]

SMGS Team successful in Round 4 of the Law Society of NSW Mock Trial Competition

This afternoon the SMGS Mock Trial Team were successful against the Riverina Anglican College, Wagga Wagga, in a civil trial in the Law Society of NSW Mock Trial Competition. The case concerned the common law principle of negligence, whereby the plaintiff, who was an Australia Post worker, claimed $50,000 in damages after she was bitten [...]

The Curse of the Smartphone

Distractions from study are now most conveniently accessible via your smartphone. It’s so tempting to use the phrase “back in my day…” with modern students. It’s not to say things were better back in the 80s or to inadvertently make me feel old, rather to point out how things have changed. [...]

Jumping for a cause

Junior School Jump Rope for Heart Day was a huge success! The students had a wonderful time on the afternoon of Monday 19 June at our Jump Off to raise money for the Heart Foundation. Each class performed a skipping routine to music which displayed the skills they had learnt over the past few [...]

SMGS Snowsports athletes find racing form at 2017 Redlands Cup

SMGS snowsports athletes returned to Thredbo today to take on the Redlands Cup. With a few early season events now in the books, many of our athletes are starting to find their form. The Redlands Cup is the first whole of school event on the 2017 snowsports calendar. Our Div 4, 5 and 6 athletes [...]

Athletes battle snow and wind at the 2017 Scots Race

SMGS snowsports athletes were back in action today at Perisher Resort for the 2017 Scots Race. Front Valley was a piste of excitement as competitors were greeted by a layer of much needed fresh snow. The flurries continued throughout the day with winds picking up mid-morning making visibility a challenge for all competitors. Despite the [...]

Who Murdered Octavius Astonbury?

Thin layer chromatography of plant pigments supported the claims of Percival Pendlehill, the Gardener. During Semester One, Year 9 Science students completed a unit entitled “The Murder At Astonbury Manor”. The concept of a murder mystery as a vehicle to complete a Forensic Chemistry course had occurred to me during lunch with a [...]