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  • 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!  
  • P&F Pure 80’s Trivia Night – Friday 24th June – Call for silent auction donations

    To the SMGS community, The Parents and Friends Committee of Snowy Mountains Grammar School are excited to announce the upcoming Trivia Night on Friday 21 June. The theme of the 2019 Trivia Night will be ‘Pure 80s’. In addition, we are pleased to let you know that this year 10% of all profits from the […]

Monthly Archives: February 2019

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A fantastic day for students at the 2019 Jindabyne Lions Youth of the Year event

A fantastic day for 8 local students (4 SMGS and 4 JCS) who had the opportunity to participate in the Lions Youth of the Year event today. There are three sections to the competition - a 20-minute interview with a panel of 3 judges; a 4 minute prepared speech and two short impromptu speeches responding [...]

SMGS Kidpreneur back for 2019!

In 2018, SMGS launched Kidpreneur. The program was a huge success and is now back for 2019! (To read all about the program launch in 2018, click HERE!) Kidpreneur is an initiative designed to guide, support and equip today’s young people with the necessary skills to inspire our future entrepreneurs.  The program is open to [...]

Why Praising Children’s Ability is Harmful to their Education

Author: Dr Andrew Bell As parents, or as teachers, how often have we deliberately or inadvertently praised a child for their innate abilities?  I would suggest we do this more than we realise, and this has been happening for generations. Of course, the intent is all positive, but the reality is quite the opposite and [...]

SMGS sportsmanship and participation on display at 22nd annual Swimming Carnival

On Friday, 15thFebruary, the SMGS community headed to the Berridale Pool for the 22ndannual SMGS Swimming Carnival. The swimming carnival is one of the most anticipated events on the school calendar. This year, the swimming carnival did not disappoint, with an incredible display of the SMGS spirit of support, encouragement, sportsmanship and participation, and of [...]

SMGS ready for a busy and rewarding year ahead

Thursday 31stJanuary marked the first day of the 2019 school year for the Snowy Mountains Grammar School community.   Of the new year ahead, Principal Dr Andrew Bell shared some insights into a few of the new programs and initiatives on offer to students, as well as new staff, saying, “It has been a privilege [...]