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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: November 2017

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2017 Term 3 Merit Assembly

Earlier this term, SMGS held its Term 3 Principal’s Merit Assembly. During the assembly, students were recognised who had achieved Academic Honours (Provisional) and Academic Endeavour (Provisional) in Stages 4, 5 and 6. House and Tutor Groups were also recognised for their combined hard work throughout Term 3. To receive an Academic Endeavour Award, a [...]

Leaving a Legacy – Celebrating the Career of Mrs Sue West

Co-authors: Charlotte Wilson and Alexandra Fairfield-Smith (Year 7) Snowy Mountains Grammar School is delighted to celebrate the career of Mrs Sue West. Mrs West was born in Belmore, Sydney, and spent all her school years at PLC Sydney. She had an interesting journey to teaching. She began her university studies thinking that she would like [...]

Senior School Cre8ive Sessions Photo Album

Well done to our creative and performing arts students who performed their hearts out last week. The evening was a wonderful showcase of SMGS student works in music, drama, art, public speaking, food creations and the Academies of Excellence projects. Thank you to Mrs Sue Sell and Mrs Katie Withirdin for organising such a vibrant [...]

Mr Frize’s Year 6 into 7 Transition Evening Speech

On Thursday, 26th October, Mr Scott Frize, Head of Junior School, addressed the Year 6 students who will be starting Year 7 in 2018. We asked Mr Frize for a copy of his speech and he has agreed to let us share it. We hope you enjoy it as much as we did. “Dear Students [...]

Year 4 explore the process of farm to fridge and cow to cone

Year 4 students have been investigating the process of manufacturing products; in this case, from farm to fridge and from cow to cone. During the week of 30th October, we made ice cream and bread in class, with the students starting by researching the process. First, they researched the ingredients needed, then explored the steps [...]

SMGS students provide Remembrance Day service for residents of the Snowy River Hostel

On Friday, 10 November 2017, a group of students visited Snowy River Hostel in Berridale. This has become an annual event that students and residents look forward to each year. Students supplied residents with a delightful morning tea and took the time to chat over a cup of tea before leading a Remembrance Day service [...]

SMGS to deliver Certificate 3 in Early Childhood Education and Care in 2018

Snowy Mountains Grammar School (SMGS) is very excited to announce that, beginning in Term 1 2018, students will be able to take a Certificate 3 in Early Childhood Education and Care. The course will be taught by SMGS teacher Ms Emma Smith, while the Association of Independent Schools New South Wales (AIS NSW) will be [...]

World Teacher’s Day Celebration – Butterfly Display

"Thank you for helping us spread our wings and teaching us to fly" Last week, SMGS held a morning tea for our teaching staff in celebration of this year's World Teachers Day. Our school captains and prefects secretly distributed paper butterflies to all SMGS students to decorate, sign or write a message. The butterflies were [...]

Reflections on the Term 4 Junior School Cre8ive Session

From our Junior School Captain, Heidi Nicholson The Junior School Cre8ive Sessions event, held on 2nd November, was a fun-filled night for parents, teachers, friends and students. With a full audience and many performances, I watched as every student in the Junior School performed with such enthusiasm and excitement. Even when nerves set in and [...]

Student turns DT project into an innovative chemistry study guide

At SMGS, we are preparing our students for current and future global communities, where emerging 21st century skills and thinking will be essential to thrive. It is no longer enough to pass on information to students; we must be teaching and inspiring students with what they can do with the information, equipped with advanced thinking [...]