Events

  1. Daffodil Day

    23 August
  2. HICES Athletics

    28 August
  3. Father’s Day Stall

    30 August @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm AEST

News

  • SMGS featured on SkyNews

    Over the school holidays, SkyNews interviewed SMGS Principal, Dr Andrew Bell, Director of Activities, Mr Martin Philpott and Junior School Captain, Ambrose Hansen for Sky News’ flagship program, Paul Murry Live. SMGS will be featured on the show, “Our Town”. Dr Bell, Mr Philpott and Ambrose spoke to reporter, Sam Chiari about student life at […]
  • Draft team lists – Interschools and Amelia McGuiness

    Draft team lists are now available for the following events: SSA Northern States Interschools Snowsports Championships (as at Thursday 1st August 2019) Amelia McGuiness Cross-Country (as at Thursday 1st August 2019) Amelia McGuiness Time Trial (as at Thursday 1st August 2019)
  • 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: […]

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 [...]