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  • SMGS featured on SkyNews

    Over the school holidays, SkyNews interviewed SMGS Principal, Dr Andrew Bell, Director of Activities, Mr Martin Philpott and Junior School Captain, Ambrose Hansen for Sky News’ flagship program, Paul Murry Live. SMGS will be featured on the show, “Our Town”. Dr Bell, Mr Philpott and Ambrose spoke to reporter, Sam Chiari about student life at […]
  • Draft team lists – Interschools and Amelia McGuiness

    Draft team lists are now available for the following events: SSA Northern States Interschools Snowsports Championships (as at Thursday 1st August 2019) Amelia McGuiness Cross-Country (as at Thursday 1st August 2019) Amelia McGuiness Time Trial (as at Thursday 1st August 2019)
  • Two SMGS Alumni announced as inaugural Interschool Ambassadors for 2019

    Congratulations to SMGS Alumnus (2017) Theo Coates and Alumna (2018) Antonia Murphy, who were selected as Interschools Ambassadors for the 2019 snowsports season. Antonia and Theo will be at various Interschools Presentations, events and other functions this season! Antonia Murphy 18 and Theodore Coates 19, both of whom grew up in Jindabyne  are 2 of […]
  • Draft team lists (Updated) for Interschools and Redlands Cup now online

    The first draft team lists for the 2019 Snowsports season are now available: Redlands Cup (Updated Thursday 13th June 2019) ACT-Southern NSW Interschools Snowsports Championships (Updated Thursday 13th June 2019) Please refer to the  Snowsports Team Selection Policy for details about team snowsports team selection. All feedback on these draft teams should be directed to: […]

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Year 7/8 Debate Team advances to National Semi-Finals

Congratulations to our Year 7/8 Virtual Debate Team who won a closely argued quarter-final round against Kinross-Wolaroi on Friday. SMGS argued the affirmative on the topic: ‘That Reality TV is never real.’ The adjudicator said, ‘Both teams did an impressive job with nuanced arguments.’ He said the structure of our teams’ debate was excellent, as [...]

Year 11 2020 Subject Selection Information Evening

Year 11 2020 Subject Selection Information Evening We warmly invite all Year 10 students currently attending SMGS or considering enrolling at SMGS in 2020, and their parents, to attend our Year 11 2020 Subject Selection Information Evening on Tuesday, 6thAugust, commencing at 6:00 pm. An important transition At Snowy Mountains Grammar School, we understand the importance [...]

2019 ACT & Southern NSW Interschools Championships – Day 2

`Mother Nature pulled out all the stops for Day 2 of the ACT & Southern NSW Interschools Snowsports Competiton. Today, our youngest snowsports competitors joined their teammates on the mountain for some fun in the sun and snow! For our Division 6 Kindergarten students, participating in an interschools snowsports event for the first time marks [...]

SMGS Nordic skiers find their stride at ACT and NSW Championships

Congratulations to our nordic skiers who competed in the ACT Sprint Championships and NSW Distance Championships over the weekend! Racers were treated to some fantastic tracks and as always, amazing race organisation and support by the teams from Perisher XC, ACT XC, Snowy Mountains Nordic and NSW XC. Results from our students and alumni as [...]

Scots Race: SMGS Racers hit the slopes for the first race of the season

A small, but mighty contingent of SMGS students started their snowsports competition today on the slopes of Perisher Resort for the 2019 Scots Race. While mother nature delivered the goods to revive a thinning snowpack, an extra layer and a balaclava were a necessity today to ward off the high winds and blowing snow. There [...]

Adolescence

One of the most fascinating aspects of being a teacher is working with young people. Every day is different - the events, the emotions and the incidents. To be honest, a young person’s energy and excitement means our school is often loud and unpredictable, but the rewards can also be priceless. A famous quote about [...]

Racer ready – SMGS ESA Program hits the start gates for 2019

On Friday 28 June, Principal Dr Andrew Bell, Director of Activities, Mr Martin Philpott, ESA Co-ordinator Ms Annabel Elliot and Head of Boarding, Mrs Julie Wright welcomed new and returning student- athletes and their families to SMGS and the ESA program. Annabel introduced the trio of ESA Supervisors who will be assisting with the program [...]

Stage 5 Elective Visual Arts Class finds inspiration on the shores of Lake Jindabyne

The Stage 5 Elective Visual Arts Class ‘Matisse’ took Monday afternoon to explore the Lake for inspiration for their Lake Study. As a part of their Unit of work the Nature of Nature they have been examining how artist interpret and communicate the natural environment through unconventional forms of art Students are completing observational studies [...]

Young People and Mental Health

The rise in mental health issues is of great concern within our wider community, though none more so than the increase in mental health prevalence among our youth. We now have years’ worth of quality data collected from various creditable organisations, which consistently report that around one in four adolescents are presenting with mental health [...]

A diverse range of performances and exhibitions showcased at the Term 2 Cre8ive Sessions

Despite the cold and windy weather, Tuesday night saw another fabulous Cre8ive Sessions showcase a range of projects, process work and performances from our Year 7 to 12 students. Cre8ive Sessions was established over ten years ago as ‘Sights and Sounds’ and has continued to grow, giving our students the opportunity to express themselves in [...]