Events

  1. Week 5

    22 February @ 8:00 am - 26 February @ 5:00 pm AEDT
  2. Junior School Parent Teacher Interviews

    22 February @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm AEDT
  3. Pyjama Party [postponed]

    23 February @ 3:30 pm - 8:00 pm AEDT
  4. Secret Men’s Business [postponed]

    23 February @ 3:30 pm - 8:00 pm AEDT

News

  • Students recognised at 2021 Australia Day Celebrations

    Congratulations to SMGS Year 9 students Gabriella Forman and Lottie Lodge who were recognised at the Jindabyne Australia Day Celebrations for their contributions and achievements within our local and wider community.   Gabriella Forman – 2021 recipient of the Young Citizen of the Year Award Lottie Lodge – 2021 recipient of the Local Citizen Award […]
  • SMGS Environment Committee Interviewed by ABC

    In September, members of the SMGS Environment Committee gathered to learn that they had been successful in their application for a grant from theFRRR and ABC Heywire. The student group is one of only 24 from across Australia who will share in over $180,000 of funding that will contribute to engaging youth in their local […]
  • SMGS named as Innovative Schools 2020 winner!

    We are extremely honoured to be named as an Innovative Schools 2020 winner for our work in reimagining our Kindergarten readiness program, Let’s Explore to provide our future learners with a meaningful and memorable transition program despite the current climate around COVID-19. To read The Educator’s media release and to view the full list of […]
  • Registrations now open! – ACER Scholarship Examination – for 2022 Enrolment

    Examinations for Years 7 to 11 Academic Excellence Scholarships will be held at Snowy Mountains Grammar School on the morning of Saturday 27 February 2021.   To learn more about Snowy Mountains Grammar School’s Academic Excellence Scholarships, visit: https://www.smgs.nsw.edu.au/enrolments/scholarships/   SMGS’ Academic Excellence Scholarships for Years 7-11 2022 enrolment will open in 2021 after the […]

Monthly Archives: May 2018

Twynam House Service Day – Lake Jindabyne Foreshore Clean-Up Day

On Sunday, 27th May, SMGS’ Twynam House headed to Lake Jindabyne for the kick-off of a new SMGS initiative to give back to our local community, aptly termed “House Service Day”. Over thirty people, which included parents, staff and students from Twynam House (one of four houses that make up the SMGS house system) [...]

The stage is set for the 2018 Maria Kisich Public Speaking Competition

The 20th annual Maria Kisich Public Speaking Competition will be held on Thursday 7th June, 2018, starting at 6.15pm. Speakers will present from four divisions – Upper Primary, Junior (Years 7/8), Intermediate (Years 9/10) and Senior (Years 11/12). This year, we will be welcoming the inaugural winner, Emma Arbeau (née Rupcic) (winner 1999, 2000) to present the [...]

SMGS Presents: Grease the Musical

Every two years, the Snowy Mountains Grammar School Performing and Creative Arts team come together to create a triple-threat masterpiece! This year, we are proud to announce that our 2018 production is Grease the Musical! The cast and crew have been rehearsing tirelessly during academy time and on weekends. Owing to the high level of [...]

SMGS 2018 Athletics Carnival

Mother Nature put on her best show for the 2018 SMGS Athletics Carnival, held at the Jindabyne Sport and Recreation Oval. SMGS’ Kindergarten to Year 12 students ran, jumped, threw and cheered their way through the exciting schedule of events. The house competition was hotly contested, both on and off the track and field, with [...]

Peak Performance

Author: Andrew Bell, SMGS Principal This article first appeared in SMGS newsletter, Aspects on Friday, 18th May. Peak Performance I recently read the book, Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise, by Ericsson & Pool. The authors describe how certain individuals develop their performance to reach excellence, while others with seemingly similar capability only [...]

The Australian National Eisteddfod a golden experience for Jindabyne’s Snowy String Ensemble

On Saturday, 19th May, SMGS students, Pippi Fuller, Ayumi Bailey, Alexi Cross, Lucy Cross and Jasmine Zollinger who are part of an 8 muscian strong performance group who perform under the title 'Snowy String Ensemble' travelled to Canberra, ACT to take part in the Australian National Eisteddfod at the Llewellyn Hall, ANU School of Music. [...]

SMGS joins 8255 schools across Australia for National Simultaneous Storytime 2018

The youngest members of our school community had a busy day on Wednesday, 23rd May! Before heading out to the Athletics Carnival, our Kindergarten to Year 2 participated in the National Simultaneous Storytime (NSS). SMGS joined 8255 schools, childcare centres, libraries and preschools around Australia in this year’s event.  The story, Hickory Dickory Dash, was [...]

2018 Term 1 Principal’s Merit Assembly

On Friday, 18th May, Senior School students were recognised who have achieved Academic Honours (Provisional) and/or Academic Endeavour (Provisional) for Term 1. Academic Endeavour is calculated by converting the effort grades each student achieves into numbers and then averaging those across all of their subjects. Academic Honours is calculated by determining the average percentage each [...]

ABSA National Boarding Week – 2018 SMGS Boarders: “Why I Love Boarding”

Our boarders come from all over Australia, including the major cities of Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth, as well as some of the smaller, closer, regional towns of Adelong, Braidwood, Captain’s Flat, together with other towns in the Snowy Monaro region. Our facilities are uniquely homely, providing each full-time student with their own room. The [...]

National Boarding Week 2018 – Celebrating the SMGS Boarding Community

This week, boarding schools around Australia will be participating in the Australian Boarding Schools Association (ABSA) National Boarding Week. The week is aimed at raising awareness about the many benefits of boarding schools, thanking our boarding staff for their commitment to our students and celebrating the important part our boarding community plays in the fabric [...]