Snowy Mountains Grammar School was named 2018 Boarding School of the Year at the inaugural Australian Education Awards held in Sydney last week.
Well the temperature dropped and wind arrived for the final day of competition in the Australian Interschools Snowsports Championships, setting up an epic battle to the finish with SMGS only 1 gold behind Jindabyne Central School in the medal tally.
Conditions improved on day 4 of competition in the 2018 Australian Interschools Snowsports Championships with blue skies and slightly cooler temperatures.
It was a wet start to the 3rd day of competition in Perisher with the action split between the main resort and the Cross Country trails. Today was one of those mornings when coffee and hot chocolate looks like the best option for the day.
Yesterday's tropical weather was quickly replaced with cloud, fog and that dreaded "R" word that combined with the warm temperatures to produce some very soft snow conditions for day 2 of competition.
After months of training and competition, we've finally arrived at the pinnacle of Interschools Snowsports with the National Championships at Perisher.
Year 7 Science students have had the opportunity get hands-on, as they assess the local conditions for the establishment of an Alpine Tree Frog colony. The students, who are currently studying ecology, conducted a range of water and soil quality tests around the banks of Lake Jindabyne. Three locations were assessed for their suitability [...]
Charley Burns from Snowy Mountains Grammar School’s Junior School Year 3 class had the opportunity to engage with education in a new way on Friday, thanks to SMGS Principal Dr Andrew Bell’s new initiative, Principal for a Day. During his time as principal, Charley was invited to engage with senior and administrative staff, and with students [...]
In early August, the NSW Government declared the entire State to be in drought. A mere 10mm of rain was recorded in the region in July of this year, with similar dry spells not seen since the 1980s. Many farmers have been forced to sell stock, or incur the added expense of purchasing feed. Many Snowy Mountains [...]
It was the final day of competition and unfortunately the conditions weren't conducive to good racing today but we still did ourselves proud and took home the big trophy.