Events

  1. HSC Examinations

    18 October @ 8:00 am - 9 November @ 5:00 pm AEDT
  2. 2019 Prefect Induction

    22 October @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEDT
  3. Year 11 Parent Teacher Interviews

    22 October @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEDT
  4. SMGS P&F Meeting

    23 October @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm AEDT
  5. Principal’s Merit Assembly

    26 October @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEDT

News

Academies

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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 [...]

Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon!

Come one, come all! To a very special evening hosted by the Year 11 Drama students. Our class group will be performing Don Zolidis’ ‘The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon!’ on Sunday 24 June at 6pm in the Snowy Shed. This production is an action-packed, family-friendly piece, guaranteed to reduce you to tears (from laughter we hope)! [...]

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 [...]

SMGS Presents: Grease the Musical

Every two years, the Snowy Mountains Grammar School Performing and Creative Arts team come together to create a triple-threat masterpiece! This year, we are proud to announce that our 2018 production is Grease the Musical! The cast and crew have been rehearsing tirelessly during academy time and on weekends. Owing to the high level of [...]

Off the Beaten Track and into the World of Acting

Author: Jackson Quinn, Arts Captain Last week, SMGS Drama students were treated to the fabulous talents of the wonderful Maria Angelico, star of Channel Ten’s Sisters. Through a range of fun and inspiring improvisation activities, students found their confidence as actors and pushed their boundaries, learning that acting is more a part of life than [...]

Off the Beaten Track drama workshop visits the Snowy Monaro region this weekend!

Off the Beaten Track travel to regional areas to host drama workshops for those who can't always get to the big cities. This year, Maria Angelico, who recently starred on Channel 10's Sisters, is running a workshop that presents an excellent opportunity to fine-tune acting skills, whether it be for the HSC, or Stage 4 or 5 Drama, auditioning professionally outside of school or [...]

SMGS Drama Academy End-of-Term Performance – Murder Malodorous

The SMGS Drama Academy, part of the award-winning Academies of Excellence program, have been working very hard this term, their efforts culminating in an entertaining production called Murder Malodorous. On Tuesday, 10th April, the academy invited the Berridale Hostel, along with parents and friends, to their performance. Audience members were delighted by the performances and [...]

2018 Lake Light Sculpture a wonderful opportunity for students to showcase artworks

Easter in the Snowy Mountains is always an opportunity to showcase our region, and specifically Jindabyne. The town is alive with visitors enjoying all aspects of the Snowy Mountains: the lake, the trails, Mt Kosciuszko, and of course the art on display. This year the quality of the work on display from both our students [...]

SMGS Science Academy students’ paper published in the Journal of the Future Project

Author: Dr Darryl Nelson, Head of Curriculum, Head of Faculty (Science) The Academies of Excellence Program at SMGS provides many opportunities to students, in multiple areas. Last year, through the Science Academy, two of our Year 11 students accepted the opportunity to work in a laboratory with some old colleagues of mine from my [...]

SMGS inaugural drone flying day

Friday the 16th February saw the inaugural flying training day for students undertaking the RePL (drone) licence course. The day was conducted by John Flemming (Chief Flying Instructor – FPV Australia) and Phil Ryrie (Head of SMGS School of Aviation). The flying training was undertaken at our new training site at Hatchery Bay, home of [...]