As the COVID-19 virus crisis is impacting our whole community, we are all facing an uncertain future - there are many unknowns and we are in uncharted waters. How do we look after our own wellbeing and the wellbeing of those around us as we navigate this together? While we may not be able to [...]
Today, our students across all year levels are receiving Virtual Campus training. For the Senior School, the Virtual Campus consists of Canvas and Microsoft Office Teams with the integration of Zoom software for live, interactive classes. In addition to Zoom, our Junior school students will use a blend of other digital platforms such as Seesaw [...]
On Friday 28 February, the SMGS School community headed off to Berridale Pool for the 23rd annual SMGS Swimming Carnival. With a fabulous burst of the house colours, sportsmanship, camaraderie, and school spirit, this year's carnival was one to remember! The SMGS Swimming Carnival has a very different format compared to most school carnivals and [...]
On 11 March 2020, Snowy Mountains Grammar School was proud to launch its Environment Education Seminar series. Partnering with the Upper Snowy Landcare Network, the student-led SMGS Environment Committee was delighted to welcome Dr Charles Massy to talk about Regenerative Agriculture. Dr Massy has managed his family’s grazing property, Severn Park, for forty-five years [...]
Exciting news! The SMGS Adventure Playground is now complete. Our Junior School students have enjoyed climbing, sliding, balancing, and exploring the much-anticipated addition to our outdoor learning spaces. A big thank you to Crackenback Landscapes for their incredible work to activate this part of our oval.
The Kindergarten and Year 1 integrated science/literacy unit this term is Living Things and Their Environments. As part of that unit, we have just introduced pet ants into our classroom. The children have been busy observing, drawing and writing about ants and their colonies.
This past week, Holden commenced their historic media statement by stating that it was “with a heavy heart, GMH will be retiring the Holden brand in Australia and New Zealand” permanently. As has been reported widely in the media, Holden was a quintessential Australian brand and the thought of it disappearing as our country’s leading [...]