Events

  1. Week 5

    17 May @ 8:00 am - 21 May @ 5:00 pm AEST
  2. AVC [tentative]

    18 May @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEST
  3. Maria Kisich

    18 May @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
  4. Big Science Competition

    20 May @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEST
  5. Athletics Carnival [backup day]

    21 May @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEST

News

  • Students advance to State Round in the Prime Minister’s Spelling Bee

    Well done to all our Junior School students who participated in the School Round of the 2021 Prime Minister’s Spelling Bee at the end of Term 1. Congratulations to Year 4 student Zoe Horvath and Year 6 student Eve Owen who have advanced to the State round at the end of the month!
  • Scholarship Applications for 2022 enrolment are now open!

    Scholarship Applications for 2022 enrolment are now open!   Our new Scholarship Program provides students from all around Australia with the opportunity to learn and grow in a unique alpine environment and to develop as well-rounded global citizens acting with courage and conviction as leaders of the future.   To learn more about Scholarships at […]
  • Lions Youth of the Year – Zac Corcoran, Year 12 advances to State round

    A huge congratulations to Zac Corcoran in Year 12, who not only won the local Lions Club of Jindabyne overall Youth of the Year Australia and public speaking components but has just won the regional competition in Ulladulla. He now moves on to the State round in Canberra in the coming weeks, representing SMGS and the […]
  • Dress for Success Sydney

    As one of our initiatives following International Women’s Day, SMGS is collecting clothes to donate to Dress for Success Sydney. Check out the details below on how you can get involved.

Monthly Archives: June 2020

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Outstanding results in the Term 2 ACER Certificate Program examination

ACER CERTIFICATE PROGRAM The Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) has developed an evidence-based certificate program in Mathematics and Reading. This enrichment program aims to challenge higher performing students to set goals for their own achievement, reinforce a growth mindset and foster a self-directed learning approach. The ACER Certificate Program is internationally recognised and provides [...]

Alumna, Brooke Kennedy – Inspiring the next generation of learners at SMGS

Snowy Mountains Grammar School Alumna (Class of 1994, Twynam), Brooke Kennedy, held the position of Arts Captain in her final year at SMGS and was one of the school’s first-ever Band 6 recipients in Drama.   After completing her teaching degree in 2019, Brooke returned to her alma mater where she now teaches Year 4. When it comes to her passion for teaching and why she [...]

Year 6 STEM class welcomes Minecraft for Education

Every Wednesday during Term 2, Year 6 have been busy building as part of their STEM learning. This time, though, there are no cardboard off-cuts or hot glue guns and masking tape. Year 6 are creating a virtual playground for the rest of the Junior School to play in, using Minecraft for Education. Teams have [...]

Year 4 and 5 Brain Break Fitness Program

Our Year 4 and 5 students have begun a new “Brain Break Fitness Program” to tie in with their Personal Development and Health units of work. They have been learning how a healthy, safe and active lifestyle can enhance connections with others. Midway through the morning academic session each day, students can be seen running [...]

TLDR – An acronym that may represent the sign of things to come

Do you know what TLDR means? I didn’t until this week when I sat in on a webinar hosted by Mark McCrindle and Ashley Fell from McCrindle, the renowned forecast, strategy and research firm.Understanding Generation Alpha was the theme. Generation Alpha is the term coined for the generation of youth born 2010 to 2024 (our [...]

New Junior School Enrichment Program – Problemo!

On Friday 5 June 2020, we launched our first session of Problemo which is a mathematics enrichment program run by the Australian Maths Trust. Our budding mathematicians engaged their brains to solve real-world problems! The room was abuzz with energy with light bulb moments aplenty! To learn more about the SMGS Learning Enrichment and Support [...]

Alumna Alicia French followed her passion for the ski industry to her dream job in the USA

Snowy Mountains Grammar School Alumna (Class of 1999, Roseby), Alicia French’s passion for the Snowsports industry and love for the outdoors led her to the USA where she is now a Senior Human Resources Business Partner for Vail Resorts.   Alicia says that her time at SMGS made her curious about the larger world and that the school gave her confidence in how to be independent and open to exploring the world.  Alicia’s [...]

2020 Maria Kisich Public Speaking Competition

On Wednesday 3 June, SMGS held its 21st annual Maria Kisich Public Speaking Competition. A highlight on the SMGS calendar, the Maria Kisich Public Speaking Competition always treats audience members to an engaging evening of compelling, thought-provoking and comical musings from our speakers, and this year was no different. Who is Maria Kisich? The Maria Kisich trophy [...]