SMGS Duke of Ed Larapinta Trail Adventurous Journey The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award at Snowy Mountains Grammar School continues to focus on fostering the lifelong skills of perseverance, resilience, teamwork and optimism through individual participation in a number of components. The Adventurous Journeys are undoubtedly the most rewarding and life-changing part of the program [...]
Welcome back to Term 2! With a busy and exciting Term ahead, School Captains Brooke Burns and Samuel Rumball provide an overview of some of the Prefect team initiatives, events and opportunities on the horizon.
Snowy Mountains Grammar School Alumna (Class of 2001, Dumolo House), Katherine Booker was one of SMGS’ first-ever students when the school commenced operations in 1996, she was also the 2001 School Captain. With an interest in STEM subjects and a passion for renewable energy research, Katherine went on to complete a BSc from the University [...]
From the Wellbeing Team... The Importance of Camps Over the last two weeks, our Year 7, Year 8, Year 9 and Year 10 students participated in our annual camp program. This saw our students adventuring to places like Island Bend, White’s River Hut, Pambula and the Pinch on the Lower Snowy River. Camp always presents [...]
“Parents and boarding staff – working together to care and mentor the children of our future”. – Michael Barton, SMGS Deputy Principal This article isn’t about parent bashing – there are other commentators who do that and I’m not one for dividing the partnership that needs to be established between a parent (home) and [...]
“Fear’s job is to keep Riley safe, Anger’s job is to keep things fair”, explained Joy in one of my favorite movies, “Inside Out”. This week in chapel we explored managing anger in relationships. As in the movie, there are times when anger gets a hold on all of us and we can feel like [...]
On the Year 7 camp, early in Term 1, we all hiked to Blue Lake. I think it is a tough walk, but all those little legs breezed through it – the older legs, however, definitely needed re-covery time. Every year the students are very excited with the prospect of having to rock-hop across the [...]