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 was [...]
Today we recognise the start of National Reconciliation Week. We acknowledge the traditional owners of the land on which we stand and gather as a school community. We acknowledge the Ngarigo people and pay our respects to elders past, present and emerging. #NRW2020 #InThisTogether2020
A warm welcome back from Principal, Dr Andrew Bell as we begin our staggered return to a Physical Campus.
Over the break, our staff, with feedback from our students, re-imagined the activities program for Term 2. These activities were selected taking into consideration the overarching principals of our Virtual Campus of continuity, curriculum content and connections. Many of these activities promote movement, connection with peers, spending time in nature, service-learning, creativity, innovation and inquiry [...]
Embracing the challenge of transforming our award-winning learning environment for online learning, SMGS’ Virtual Campus was officially launched on Tuesday 24 March 2020. What is the SMGS Virtual Campus? Our Virtual Campus has the following elements: Delivers learning which gives students daily contact with teachers and their classmates Live interactive lesson delivery On a timetable [...]
It's been an interesting few weeks for our school community. In the video below, SMGS Director of Wellbeing and our DoS provide some words of wisdom and encouragement to our school community during this challenging time.
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.