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  • 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: […]
  • Patrick Broe Competes in Rugby NSW State Championships

    A big congratulations to Patrick Broe and his U14 ACT Brumbies team who were undefeated throughout the NSW State Championship tournament in Orange before going down narrowly in the final against Gordon over the weekend. They put some big scores up against some really strong competition (69-0 against Randwick, 47-7 against Manly). Patrick was the leading try scorer of […]
  • Emily Quodling punches ticket to National Equestrian Interschools

    Congratulations to Emily Quodling who has qualified for the National Interschools event to be held at SIEC from 27th September to 3rd October.  Emily and her horse, DP Onyx will be competing in the 90cm show jumping. Good Luck Emily!  

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SMGS Nordic skiers find their stride at ACT and NSW Championships

Congratulations to our nordic skiers who competed in the ACT Sprint Championships and NSW Distance Championships over the weekend! Racers were treated to some fantastic tracks and as always, amazing race organisation and support by the teams from Perisher XC, ACT XC, Snowy Mountains Nordic and NSW XC. Results from our students and alumni as [...]

Multipurpose sports courts submission advances to second round in My Community Project – voting is now open!

Very recently, SMGS completed a submission to the NSW State Government’s MyCommunityProject which, if successful, would see two modern multipurpose courts built on our site for our whole community to use. We are very proud to announce that we have advanced to round two. A requirement of the funding is that the wider community can [...]

Scots Race: SMGS Racers hit the slopes for the first race of the season

A small, but mighty contingent of SMGS students started their snowsports competition today on the slopes of Perisher Resort for the 2019 Scots Race. While mother nature delivered the goods to revive a thinning snowpack, an extra layer and a balaclava were a necessity today to ward off the high winds and blowing snow. There [...]

We’re off to see the Wizard!

In their production of The Wizard of Oz, our youngest learners took us on a magical and fun-filled adventure down the Yellow Brick Road to the Emerald City. After the dress rehearsal and matinee performances, the cast and crew performed for a full house for their sole evening performance. It would be an understatement to [...]

Racer ready – SMGS ESA Program hits the start gates for 2019

On Friday 28 June, Principal Dr Andrew Bell, Director of Activities, Mr Martin Philpott, ESA Co-ordinator Ms Annabel Elliot and Head of Boarding, Mrs Julie Wright welcomed new and returning student- athletes and their families to SMGS and the ESA program. Annabel introduced the trio of ESA Supervisors who will be assisting with the program [...]

Wizard of Oz – Meet the Main Characters

Dorothy Played by Tilly Henness How is this character like you? She is very strong with her opinion and she will stand by her opinion. She protects her friends. What sort of person is going to love this character? Someone that really likes to enjoy and appreciate things in life. Someone who [...]

SMGS is finalist in three categories in the 2019 Australian Education Awards

On Tuesday 21 May, The Educator Magazine announced the finalists across each of the twenty-four categories for this year’s Australian Education Awards. The awards are open to any school in the Australian K-12 education sector. Snowy Mountains Grammar School is very proud to announce that we have been selected as a finalist in three categories [...]

Da Vinci Decathlon an exciting enrichment event for SMGS students

Last week SMGS’ Year 5, 6, 7 and 8 teams travelled to Canberra Grammar School to compete in the 2019 da Vinci Decathlon. The da Vinci Decathlon is an academic competition designed to challenge and stimulate the minds of school students. Students compete in teams of eight across ten disciplines: engineering, mathematics and chess, code-breaking, [...]

Year 6 Virtual Debate team successful in second round

On Tuesday 14th May our Year 6 debating representatives won their second-round virtual debate against Newcastle Grammar School. The topic for debate was that the Australian flag should never be changed. Our team were given the negative position. The issues and arguments that were raised were very well considered and showed maturity in both sides [...]

K/1 explore 3D shapes through building their own robots!

As part of our Mathematics unit on 3D shapes, K/1  explored the attributes and properties of prisms (cardboard boxes), whilst building their own amazing robots! Students gave oral descriptions of their robot’s ability and even named them as Lullaby Singing Robot, Cat Feeding Robot, Cookie Making Robot and Cleaning Robot. This hands on activity [...]