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 [...]
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 [...]
It was a cold and windy start to the 2018 NSW State Interschools Snowsports Championships at Thredbo as our Junior School athletes hit the mountain for Day 1.
This term in Stage 3 History, our students have been learning about the impact that the Gold Rushes had on the Australian colonies and how this period shaped our nation. In our first lesson, students were exploring Gold as a precious commodity where they were divided into six groups, Material Scientists, Geologists, Miners, Historians, Gold [...]
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 [...]
The sun was shining and the snow was firm, paving the way for the perfect way to start the Interschools snowsports season with almost 80 students competing across Snowboard GS, SnowboardX and Moguls.
If you have been into our Junior School over the past term, you will have noticed the windows of K/1 and Year 2/3 have been adorned with pictures of the students of each respective class. They are holding boards that answer the question, ‘What I love about my Junior School’. The answers that were provided [...]
SMGS snowsports athletes had another successful day on piste at Thredbo Resort for the Redlands Cup. Racers were greeted by cold temperatures that continued to plummet through the day, but enthusiasm stayed high buoyed by team camaraderie and as always, strong school spirit. Primary racers shine The youngest members of our school community had [...]
Racer ready…SMGS ready to kick off the 2018 snowsports competition season with the Scots Race and Redlands Cup
With mother nature delivering the goods over the last few weeks, the buzz around the early season snowsports competition season is at an all-time high. Many of our students and their families have been taking advantage of the fantastic snow conditions and crisp and sunny days up at Thredbo, Perisher and Charlottes Pass. With the [...]
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 [...]