Events

  1. SMGS Snowsports
  2. Scots Race

    2017 Scots Race

    9 July - 10 September
  3. Redlands Cup
  4. Boarders’ Parent Meeting

    17 July @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm AEST

News

  • AIS free concussion baseline testing – Tuesday 27 June

    This year SMGS has arranged to receive free concussion baseline testing. This testing will be conducted by the Australian Institute of Sport, Australian National University and Canberra University, who will be visiting the school on Tuesday 27th June (first week of school holidays) and is available for students 12 years and over. The results of […]
  • 2017 Redlands Cup – SMGS Start List

    Yes, it’s that time of year again! SMGS is getting ready for the much-anticipated Term 2 break, the 2017 ESA and ‘Term 3 only’ cohort arriving, and the completion of the new boarding accommodation block. Many of our staff and students have already been enjoying the start to the ski season by getting in some […]
  • Local pirates make a splash for kids with cancer!

      On Friday 9 June, Snowy Mountains Grammar School will embrace their inner scally-wags and dress up like pirates for childrens’ cancer research. It’s the 3rd annual “Pirate Day Friday”, a national fundraiser that encourages children, office workers and whole towns to dress up and give a gold coin donation for the privilege. All funds […]
  • You are hereby summoned to a Mad Hatter Trivia Night!

      Don’t be late for a very important date! The P&F Trivia night is just around the corner on Friday 9th June 2017. Doors open at 6:30pm! $15 at the door, bring your own drinks and dinner! Please ensure you rsvp to pandf@smgs.nsw.edu.au We hope to see you there!  

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ESA 2017 Welcome Night & First day on snow!

After a successful and enjoyable welcome night, we made our way up to Perisher for our first day on snow for the 2017 season. Moving into its second year, the SMGS ESA has grown from 22 students last year, to 36 student this year. We have students training in SBX, SX, Alpine, FS, Moguls and [...]

Foundation Day 2017 – Occasional Address by Alumnus, Mr Jeremy Witherdin

Last week, SMGS held its annual Foundation Day Ceremony. The ceremony featured some inspiring speeches, but perhaps most notable would be the words from alumnus, Mr Jeremy Witherdin. Jeremy was a boarding student at SMGS, starting in Year 7 in 1998. He graduated in 2004 as the school captain and a two-time Maria Kisich Public [...]

Legal Studies Excursion to UOW HSC Study Day

Two weeks ago, students from the SMGS Legal Studies class travelled to Canberra and the University of Wollongong. The students, accompanied by Legal Studies teacher Mrs Susan Plum, visited the Canberra War Memorial en route to Wollongong as all of these students are studying Modern History too. The students found the War Memorial very informative [...]

SMGS’ Junior School jump for heart health on Monday 19 June

The students from Snowy Mountains Grammar School are jumping for heart health by participating in the Heart Foundation’s Jump Rope for Heart program and the fight against heart disease. SMGS has joined hundreds of schools across the country for Jump Rope for Heart, the largest and most recognised fundraising program for young people in Australia.  [...]

SMGS Foundation Day 2017, celebrating our vibrant school history

Foundation Day is an important milestone each year, where we show our gratitude for the wisdom, courage and commitment demonstrated by those who contributed to the establishment of the School, including those from Redlands, Snowy Hydro and also members of the local community. Without this vision, hundreds of students over the years would not have [...]

‘Mr Huff’ performance, using musical theatre to explore emotions and understand feelings

On Monday 29th May, the intrepid Meerkat performers from Melbourne battled freezing temperatures and snowfalls over the Alpine Way to present a fantastic interpretation of the popular book, Mr Huff, written by Anna Walker. SMGS Librarian, Mrs Chris Ryrie, was thrilled to have Meerkat Productions at our school, saying, “Ashley and Brendan delivered an energetic [...]

Project Wild Thing – Exploring “Nature Deficit Disorder”

Last month, the Monaro Family Support Service held four screenings of the acclaimed film, Project Wild Thing. According to The Wild Network website, the film was created to “explore a film approach to an emerging issue, coined ‘nature deficit disorder’, in kids.” The screening of the film in Jindabyne, Cooma and Bombala was followed by [...]

ISA Cross Country Running

Congratulations to our senior students who competed at the ISA Cross-Country event held at the Sydney International Equestrian Centre on Tuesday 23rd May. Results were very pleasing, with a huge well done to Charlotte Wilson who placed 2nd and will now go on to represent ISA and compete at the NSWCIS Cross-Country carnival next week. [...]

2017 HICES Cross Country Running

HICES XC The SMGS HIICES Primary Cross Country team competed on 26th May at Bong Bong Racecourse in East Bowral. Our Year 2-6 athletes ran like the wind, with our students doing their school proud. Congratulations to Billy Brown who placed 8th and will now go on to represent HICES at the NSWCIS Cross-Country event. [...]

Shake, Shake, Shake!

Students in the Science Academy have had a very exciting time recently with the testing of a new, small type of seismometer called a Raspberry Shake. This device is essentially a Raspberry Pi computer attached to a sensitive seismometer that in theory will detect earthquakes that occur in this part of the world. After it [...]