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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: December 2017

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Anastasia and Callum Bradshaw finish figure skating season with personal bests

Written by 2017 alumnus, Callum Bradshaw Last week’s Australian Figure Skating Championships in Brisbane were very successful for Anastasia and me. We performed very well under pressure, especially among the most competitors we’ve faced this year from around Australia and New Zealand. Anastasia skated a PB and was very pleased with her clean skate. She [...]

SMGS Stage 4 debating team places 3rd in Australia

Despite being 21 years young, Snowy Mountains Grammar School has a rich history in debating. This year, SMGS entered three teams into the NGS Super National Virtual Debating Competition. Our Stage 3 (Years 5 and 6) and 5 (Years 9 and 10) teams started their competitions early in the year against schools from Tasmania, Queensland [...]

Congratulations, Year 12, 2017

The 2017 SMGS Year 12 cohort received their HSC marks last week. Students’ hard work over the last 12 months paid off, with many students achieving four or more Band 5 (80-89 marks) or Band 6 (90–100 marks) results. Acting Principal, Kelli Wilson, was delighted with this year’s cohort’s performance, saying, “The 2017 results [...]

PIPS testing – a valuable addition to the SMGS Junior School data capture tool-kit

SMGS was very excited to be able to share with Kindergarten families the results that were received from external diagnostic testing that was conducted by the University of Western Australia at the end of the school year. Students in their first year of school (Kindergarten) at SMGS participated in the PIPS (Performance Indicators in Primary [...]

The Oration – SMGS 2017 School Captains’ Final Address

Those present in the Snowy Shed for Speech Day 2017 would agree the feelings of excitement, anticipation, relief and nostalgia were palpable. It was the last day of the school year, after all. One of our school’s newest Board members, attending Speech Day for the first time, commented at the conclusion of the event how [...]

SMGS ESA program gears up for its third season

On Tuesday, 12th December, the first round of applications for the 2018 SMGS ESA program will open. Entering its third year, the ESA program will continue to work on providing the highest level of academic, pastoral and logistical support to its snowsports athletes who are at levels 2, 3 and 4 in the pre-elite category [...]

Year 8 student, Mackenzie Harding, and her brumby, ‘Red’, selected to compete in the 2018 Sydney Royal Easter Show

On Sunday, 19th November, SMGS student Mackenzie Harding and ‘Red’ were selected to ride in the 2018 Sydney Royal Easter Show. We were provided with a bit of background information on the complexities of selection to compete at the Sydney Royal Easter Show by Ms Sarah Woodhouse, Zone Chief Instructor for the local area (Jindabyne, [...]

SMGS Students Impress in the 2017 ICAS Mathematics, ICAS English and RACI Chemistry Quiz

Earlier this year, SMGS students were recognised for their achievements in the ICAS Mathematics, ICAS English and RACI Chemistry Quiz. Our students’ impressive results are a testament to their hard work and the strong academic standards we promote at SMGS. According to the Educational Assessment Australia (EAA) website, over one million student entries are accepted [...]

SMGS Alumni Engagement and Relations Program Set in Motion

Jindabyne, NSW (8 December 2017) – Snowy Mountains Grammar School announces launch of SMGS Alumni, its Alumni Engagement and Relations Program. Over the past twenty-one years, SMGS has worked diligently to bring our school’s founders’ vision to reality – SMGS to be recognised as a premier day and boarding school community, offering a diverse range [...]