A huge thank you to our Year 12 students who made the last day of week 3 an entertaining and memorable one for our school community. Roses, serenades, chocolates and bears all made their way to classmates and staff with all proceeds supporting the charity HeartKids.
We take great pleasure in welcoming all new and returning students, parents and staff to the 2021 school year. In his welcome message below, Principal, Dr Andrew Bell provides an overview of the year ahead.
Year 10 student Alexi Cross’s poem selected for the anthology, Ash, Dust and Air Year 10 student, Alexi Cross recently had one of her poems published in and collection of poetry – Ash, Dust, Air curated by author Gabrielle Tozer. Ash, Dust and Air was a competition put out to youth (12-24) across [...]
Inaugural 'Side Project' Short Film Festival - Winners Announced On Tuesday 2 December, SMGS announced the winners of its inaugural film festival, Side Project. The festival was designed for SMGS students in Years 7 to 10 to express their creative side as digital content creators. Also, as the name implies, to provide an [...]
Yesterday, the Junior School 'Eat Street' was transformed into the “SMGS Geography Expo 2020”. Years 5 and 6 set up displays to showcase their Geography research about countries of the world. Students from Kindergarten to Year 4 had the chance to participate in activities and learn facts about each country before receiving a stamp in [...]
Year 10 student, Hannah Jones, named as an Ambassador for the International Adolescent Health Week 2021
Congratulations to Year 10 student, Hannah Jones, who was recently named as an Ambassador for the International Adolescent Health Week 2021 (IAHW). IAHW is an annual, international week of dynamic participatory events aimed to inspire adolescents and their communities to advocate for a successful transition into adulthood. The date for IAHW 2021 is March [...]
Each year since 1945, the Children’s Book Council of Australia has brought children and books together across Australia through CBCA Book Week. During this time, schools celebrate books and Australian children's authors and illustrators. Classroom teachers and teacher-librarians develop activities and tell stories relating to a theme so as to highlight the importance of reading. [...]
It is with great pleasure that we announce the SMGS 2020/2021 School Leadership Team. The Investiture Ceremony, held on Monday, 19 October, and live-streamed for family members, saw all Year 12 students, prefects and incoming school captains receive their badges. Leading the SMGS student body in 2021 are the following exceptional young men and women: [...]
New term, new initiatives! This week, the Junior School introduced a passive play option for the playground with a new Lego table. Lego play promotes teamwork and co-operation, constructive problem solving, lateral thinking and fine motor development. Our K-6 students have loved this new playtime option.
This Term we have welcomed Adventure Racing to our vibrant Wednesday sports program. What is Adventure Racing? Adventure racing is a team activity where the whole team travels together and must navigate their way around the course from checkpoint to checkpoint on foot, mountain bike or kayak. Orienteering and navigation skills together with [...]