Snowy Mountains Junior School students performed to a full house last night, at the Junior School Cre8ive Sessions. The event, which is held once every semester, aims to showcase the creative talents of Junior School students. Each student in the Kindergarten to Year 6 cohort was invited to perform or exhibit an artwork to [...]
As technology use becomes increasingly prevalent in everyday life, the debate about how innovative, tech-based learning methods can best benefit our children persists.
This post originally appeared as an article in the Monaro Post newspaper. Tavia Taylor is a Kindergarten teacher. She has welcomed many children to Big School. Starting Kindergarten is a monumental milestone in any child’s life. It also presents a big change for parents too. You may feel excited, nervous, or even overwhelmed, but [...]
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 [...]