Events

  1. HICES Maths Tournament

    13 November @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEDT
  2. Aviation Day

    14 November @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEDT
  3. Senior School Cre8ive Sessions

    15 November @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm AEDT
  4. Let’s Explore – Day 4

    16 November @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am AEDT
  5. ISA Dinner

    18 November @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEDT

News

Academic

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SMGS Science Students Working to Discover Habitats for Endangered Frogs

Year 7 Science students have had the opportunity get hands-on, as they assess the local conditions for the establishment of an Alpine Tree Frog colony.   The students, who are currently studying ecology, conducted a range of water and soil quality tests around the banks of Lake Jindabyne. Three locations were assessed for their suitability [...]

SMGS Under New Management: Year 3 takes the reins in new Principal for a Day initiative

Charley Burns from Snowy Mountains Grammar School’s Junior School Year 3 class had the opportunity to engage with education in a new way on Friday, thanks to SMGS Principal Dr Andrew Bell’s new initiative, Principal for a Day. During his time as principal, Charley was invited to engage with senior and administrative staff, and with students [...]

Kiandra House Brings SMGS together for Drought Relief

In early August, the NSW Government declared the entire State to be in drought. A mere 10mm of rain was recorded in the region in July of this year, with similar dry spells not seen since the 1980s. Many farmers have been forced to sell stock, or incur the added expense of purchasing feed.  Many Snowy Mountains [...]

Having “sum fun” online with the HSFOL mathematics competition

Our young budding mathematicians have just completed the Have Sum Fun Online (HSFOL) Maths competition. Junior School students from years 3 - 6 competed in four teams against students from across Australia. The competition, conducted by the Mathematical Association of Western Australia (MAWA), is run online and comprises of three rounds over a three week [...]

20th Annual Maria Kisich Public Speaking Competition

On Thursday, 7 June, the SMGS community gathered for the 20thannual Maria Kisich Public Speaking Competition. Who is Maria Kisich? The Maria Kisich trophy was named in honour of the school’s first English teacher, one of the founding teachers of Snowy Mountains Grammar School, and who promoted the importance of public speaking skills and encouraged [...]

Arming students with the tools for the rapidly changing workforce

The rapid growth and integration of technology across the modern workforce is changing the expectations placed on our future graduates. While the traditional STEM approach in schools has provided a good stepping stone in the past, there is a clear gap emerging between what we are teaching our children and what the real worldexpects from [...]

Dr Adam Lloyd, SMGS Head of Faculty – Mathematics and Movement: article recently published in the International Journal of Gender, Science and Technology

On Wednesday, 27 June, SMGS Head of Faculty – Mathematics and Movement, Dr Adam Lloyd’s journal article, “Parental Influences on Those Seeking a Career in STEM: The Primacy of Gender”, was published in the International Journal of Gender, Science and Technology. The journal article, of which Adam was the lead author, is based on his [...]

Collaboration and teamwork key for students in Write a Book in a Day Competition

On Wednesday, 27 June, three teams from SMGS participated in the Write a Book in a Day competition (WABIAD). WABIAD is a creative and challenging team competition where teams of up to ten students brainstorm, write, illustrate and edit their own books in a one-day period. Completed books are then donated to children in hospitals all [...]

Year 6 Student, Emily Willsmer, advances to semi-finals in the Rostrum Public Speaking ACT Competition

The annual Rostrum Public Speaking ACT competition was held in Cooma on Monday, 4th June. Emily Willsmer from Year 6 represented our Junior School, having been chosen from our Year 5 and Year 6 students. Each student developed their own speech over the past term based on topics that the Rostrum organisation sends to all [...]

Australian Aeronautical Velocity Challenge – Day One Junior School

What a great opening day at the Australian Aeronautical Velocity Challenge at the University of Wollongong. The rain cleared and sun come out just in time for the start of the day. The competition attracts schools from across the country who compete in three age groups (Primary, Lower Secondary and Upper Secondary) across three different [...]