Events

  1. ESA 2020 – Applications Closing Date

    10/01/2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEDT
  2. Staff Day 1

    28/01/2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEDT
  3. Staff Day 2

    29/01/2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEDT
  4. New Boarders Arrive

    29/01/2020 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm AEDT
  5. Boarders Return

    29/01/2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEDT

News

  • ESA 2020 Applications – Now OPEN!

    SMGS Elite Snowsports Academy 2020 Applications are now open! An application form & further information are available from the SMGS website www.smgs.nsw.edu.au/esa or by contacting SMGS registrar on registrar@smgs.nsw.edu.au Important dates for ESA 2019/2020 – Applications Open: 22 November 2019 – Applications Close: 10 January 2020 – Enrolment Interviews: 10 & 17 February – 2020 […]
  • SMGS Parents and Friends Association – Annual General Meeting

    The SMSG Parents and Friends Association, Annual General Meeting will be held on Monday the 11th November 2019 at 6PM in the SMGS Library.
  • ROOARRR!!! Our Dino-Mite Book Fair is this Tuesday!

    Dear SMGS Parents and Families, Reading for pleasure unlocks the power of information and imagination and helps children discover who they are. Here’s what you can do to help children develop stronger reading skills and a love for reading: • Set the example. Let children see you read. • Have a collection of books in […]
  • Term 4 canteen menu now available

    The new Canteen menu for Term 4 is now available. Check out the Canteen page for the new menu: 2019 Term 4 Canteen Information

Pastoral Care

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Wellbeing and the change of seasons – A note from our Dean of Students, Years 7-10

Welcome to our new students and staff who have joined for this term and beyond, and another warm welcome back to those who are continuing their journey with us. As we enter Term 2 at Snowy Mountains Grammar School, the leaves are changing, the temperature is dropping and soon our small town will become awash [...]

The Importance of Camps

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 [...]

SMGS 2018 K-2 and Year 12 buddy program, a fun-filled and memorable day!

Last week SMGS kicked off their 2018 K-2 and Year 12 Buddy Program. After meeting their Year 12 Buddy, students headed out to the SMGS oval to participate in an obstacle course, parachute games, and duck-duck goose. The group then had a picnic lunch, a reading session and finished the day off with a Nature [...]

SMGS alumni and ex-students set to take on the world at the PyeongChang Olympics

The Olympics are well underway in PyeongChang with the Australian contingent poised for some standout performances on the world’s greatest sporting stage. Located in the NSW Snowy Mountains, with some of the nation’s best and largest ski fields on our doorstep (Perisher and Thredbo resorts), Snowy Mountains Grammar School students have unsurpassed opportunities to immerse [...]

Foundation Day 2017 – Occasional Address by Alumnus, Mr Jeremy Witherdin

Last week, SMGS held its annual Foundation Day Ceremony. The ceremony featured some inspiring speeches, but perhaps most notable would be the words from alumnus, Mr Jeremy Witherdin. Jeremy was a boarding student at SMGS, starting in Year 7 in 1998. He graduated in 2004 as the school captain and a two-time Maria Kisich Public [...]

‘Mr Huff’ performance, using musical theatre to explore emotions and understand feelings

On Monday 29th May, the intrepid Meerkat performers from Melbourne battled freezing temperatures and snowfalls over the Alpine Way to present a fantastic interpretation of the popular book, Mr Huff, written by Anna Walker. SMGS Librarian, Mrs Chris Ryrie, was thrilled to have Meerkat Productions at our school, saying, “Ashley and Brendan delivered an energetic [...]

Project Wild Thing – Exploring “Nature Deficit Disorder”

Last month, the Monaro Family Support Service held four screenings of the acclaimed film, Project Wild Thing. According to The Wild Network website, the film was created to “explore a film approach to an emerging issue, coined ‘nature deficit disorder’, in kids.” The screening of the film in Jindabyne, Cooma and Bombala was followed by [...]

ABSA National Boarding Week kicks off at SMGS

This week is the Australian Boarding Schools Association (ABSA) National Boarding Week. The SMGS boarding community will be participating in a number of activities throughout the week. Some of these activities include: ‘Boarders Run Australia’ – Every boarding student in Australia is encouraged to run, walk or move one kilometre during the week. After reporting [...]

Exciting Professional Development Opportunities in Sydney

SMGS Enrichment and Learning Support teachers, Krista Mower (Senior School) and Tavia Taylor (Junior School) spent two days in Sydney visiting the Association of Independent Schools (AIS) of NSW and St Andrew’s Cathedral School. Krista’s and Tavia’s role as Enrichment and Learning Support teachers is to work collaboratively with classroom teachers, students and parents to [...]

Courage and Integrity

Our Year 9 and 10 students took on the substantial topics of “Courage” and “Integrity” for our first two chapel services of the year. They presented to us inspirational clips that they had found – my favourite was the “Dropped Money” experiment. On a university campus, a person dropped cash in a crowded place to [...]