Events

  1. School Holidays

    14 April @ 8:00 am - 29 April @ 5:00 pm AEST
  2. ANZAC Day

    25 April @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEST
  3. SMIEC

    28 April @ 8:00 am - 1 May @ 5:00 pm AEST
  4. Boarders Return

    29 April @ 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm AEST
  5. Year 12 Subject Reports Due

    30 April @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEST

News

  • ANZAC Day – SMGS Student arrangements

    All students are strongly encouraged to march with the school groups in Jindabyne, Berridale or Cooma on Anzac Day, Wednesday 25 April. Please note that full school uniform is required, with blazers. March times are below for Jindabyne and Berridale.  For Cooma, the march commences at 10.30am at Mack’s Corner, with the morning service commencing […]
  • SMIEC Canteen Volunteers – Fresh air, coffees, friendly parents and P&F people

    Dear Parents and Friends of Snowy Mountains Grammar School, We would like to thank you all for a great start to 2018. We started the year with welcome drinks in late January for all parents but especially to welcome new parents to the school community. We recently enjoyed a successful bush dance in March which […]
  • Happy Easter! Classes resume on Wednesday, 4th April

  • Little Shredders Program to join SMGS vibrant co-curricular line up in Term 2!

    In Term 2 this year we will be offering an afterschool program, at school, for students of the Junior School to participate in the Little Shredders Program. This is a free program that is supported by Sporting Schools Australia. Little Shredders has been developed by Ski and Snowboard Australia to bring the basics of Snowboarding […]

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SMGS students finalists in the inaugural 2018 Snowy Monaro Youth Awards

Last night the Snowy Monaro Regional Youth Council held its inaugural Snowy Monaro Youth Awards. According to the Snowy Monaro Regional Youth Council website, the awards recognise the valuable contributions young people make to our community and celebrate the accomplishments of our region’s most quiet achievers – youth! Nominations could be made for young people [...]

SMGS Drama Academy End-of-Term Performance – Murder Malodorous

The SMGS Drama Academy, part of the award-winning Academies of Excellence program, have been working very hard this term, their efforts culminating in an entertaining production called Murder Malodorous. On Tuesday, 10th April, the academy invited the Berridale Hostel, along with parents and friends, to their performance. Audience members were delighted by the performances and [...]

SMGS Netball Team heading for Grand Finals!

Congratulations to SMGS netball team who won the prelim finals of the 2018 Jindabyne Netball Association competition with a score of 31-9. The team now heads to the grand final tomorrow,  Tuesday 10th April! Well done girls!  

2018 Lake Light Sculpture a wonderful opportunity for students to showcase artworks

Easter in the Snowy Mountains is always an opportunity to showcase our region, and specifically Jindabyne. The town is alive with visitors enjoying all aspects of the Snowy Mountains: the lake, the trails, Mt Kosciuszko, and of course the art on display. This year the quality of the work on display from both our students [...]

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 [...]

Food for thought – Year 7 PDHPE class learn about healthy food options

Author: Emma Smith, Junior School Enrichment and Learning Support teacher, Junior and Senior School PDHPE teacher and Head of the School of Early Childhood.  The Year 7 PDH class have been studying the unit ‘Healthy Habits’ this term, which involves looking at healthy food options and healthy meals. The class decided that they wanted to [...]

SMGS Science Academy students’ paper published in the Journal of the Future Project

Author: Dr Darryl Nelson, Head of Curriculum, Head of Faculty (Science) The Academies of Excellence Program at SMGS provides many opportunities to students, in multiple areas. Last year, through the Science Academy, two of our Year 11 students accepted the opportunity to work in a laboratory with some old colleagues of mine from my [...]

Camaraderie propels SMGS swim team to success at the 2018 ISA Swimming Championships

On Wednesday, 14th March, SMGS sent a twenty-five-member team to the 2018 ISA Swimming Championships. Our students were very excited to compete in the event, which was held at the Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre. The team consisted of the following students who all swam their hearts out and cheered on their teammates with enthusiasm: [...]

Year 11 Geography students explore biogeographic zones located in the southern end of Kosciuszko National Park

Last Monday, the Year 11 Geography students visited Thredbo to examine the key characteristics of the three main biogeographic zones located in the southern end of Kosciuszko National Park. Students and their teacher travelled by chairlift to the top station at Thredbo. From here, they walked into the alpine zone, examining the biophysical environment with [...]

Team spirit makes a splash at SMGS Swim Carnival

Author: Mr Martin Philpott, Head of Student Programs and Development Berridale Pool was the perfect location for a fantastic swimming carnival on Thursday, 15 February. The warm weather welcomed swimmers and spectators and allowed everyone to enjoy the camaraderie displayed by each of the houses. Older students encouraged and cared for their younger house members, [...]