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  • SMGS Environment Committee Interviewed by ABC

    In September, members of the SMGS Environment Committee gathered to learn that they had been successful in their application for a grant from theFRRR and ABC Heywire. The student group is one of only 24 from across Australia who will share in over $180,000 of funding that will contribute to engaging youth in their local […]
  • SMGS named as Innovative Schools 2020 winner!

    We are extremely honoured to be named as an Innovative Schools 2020 winner for our work in reimagining our Kindergarten readiness program, Let’s Explore to provide our future learners with a meaningful and memorable transition program despite the current climate around COVID-19. To read The Educator’s media release and to view the full list of […]
  • Registrations now open! – ACER Scholarship Examination – for 2022 Enrolment

    Examinations for Years 7 to 11 Academic Excellence Scholarships will be held at Snowy Mountains Grammar School on the morning of Saturday 27 February 2021.   To learn more about Snowy Mountains Grammar School’s Academic Excellence Scholarships, visit: https://www.smgs.nsw.edu.au/enrolments/scholarships/   SMGS’ Academic Excellence Scholarships for Years 7-11 2022 enrolment will open in 2021 after the […]
  • We’re Hiring – Multiple Positions

    It’s exciting times at Snowy Mountains Grammar School and there is no better time to join our multi-award-winning team. The following positions have just been advertised: Junior School Education Support Teaching Assistant IT Support Officer Boarding House Supervisor Junior School Music Teacher (Years K-6)

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SMGS Students get ready to take flight with the RA-Aus Pilot Certificate

It's been a busy term for our budding pilots, below, our Head of Aviation, Mr Phil Ryrie provides an update on how some of the students in the Aviation program have been progressing over this term and throughout the year. RA-Aus Pilot Certificate – fixed wing aeroplanes: Presently we have five students who have begun [...]

Introducing Side Project – SMGS Inaugural Youth Short Film Festival

Side Project is SMGS inaugural Youth Short Film Festival. It is an event that has been designed for SMGS students in Years 7-10 to express their creative side as digital content creators. The increase in digital social platforms for people to share their stories continues to develop and has become the ‘go-to’ space for students [...]

SMGS Environment Club recipient of 2020 FRRR Youth Innovation & ABC Heywire Grant

Yesterday, members of the SMGS Environment Committee gathered to learn that they had been successful in their application for a grant from the Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal and ABC Heywire. The student group is one of only 24 from across Australia who will share in over $180 000 of funding that will contribute [...]

Students take flight in STANSW Young Scientist Paper Plane Competition

As part of the 2020 National Science Week Activities, students had the opportunity to participate in the STANSW Young Scientist Paper Plane Competition. SMGS had a number of students make the made the minimum cut-offs for the airtime and distance categories. Year 6 student, Will May placed 7th in the airtime category!   The leaderboards can [...]

Students embrace Animals in the Hollows theme for 2020 Landcare artwork competition

Every year primary students from around the region have the opportunity to enter their wonderful artistic creations into the Upper Snowy Landcare Calendar Artwork Competition. This year’s theme was animals in the hollows, focusing on the animals returning to the bush after the bushfires earlier this year.   Guided by SMGS specialist Visual Arts teacher, [...]

Year 11 Drama students, Stereotypes, presents “Awaiting Patients”

Author: Kahli Henley, Year 11 Year 11 Drama students, the Stereotypes, presents “Awaiting Patients”.  The performance will be held during the Virtual Senior Drama Showcase on Thursday 23rd July 2020 at 6:30 pm (see registration link at the Botton of this article). Tensions and frustrations run high in this offbeat comedy by Chris Cartwright. The [...]

2020 Maria Kisich Public Speaking Competition

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 [...]

Term 2 Activities – Embracing continuity, curriculum content and connections

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 [...]

Duke of Edinburgh Award Program in the Virtual Campus

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award students at SMGS have adapted to the rapidly changing conditions int the world around us and are continuing to participate in the different elements of the Award. Our students have adjusted their activities to include sewing masks for our local medical centre and collecting rubbish from the lake foreshore for [...]

The SMGS Virtual Campus – taking our award-winning learning environment online!

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 [...]