Events

  1. Year 11 Yearly Examinations

    24 September @ 8:00 am - 28 September @ 5:00 pm AEST
  2. ESA Presentation Evening

    26 September @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm AEST
  3. Interactive Hands on Maths Day

    27 September @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm AEST

News

Senior School

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SMGS Science Students Working to Discover Habitats for Endangered Frogs

Year 7 Science students have had the opportunity get hands-on, as they assess the local conditions for the establishment of an Alpine Tree Frog colony.   The students, who are currently studying ecology, conducted a range of water and soil quality tests around the banks of Lake Jindabyne. Three locations were assessed for their suitability [...]

Kiandra House Brings SMGS together for Drought Relief

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 [...]

2018 Regional Interschools Day 1 Wrap-up

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.

Equestrian NSW Interschool State Championships

While many SMGS students and families took to the snowfields during the winter break, three senior school students travelled to Sydney to compete in the 2018 Equestrian NSW Interschool State Championships. The five-day competition (16thto 21stJuly) is held at the world-class Olympic equestrian facility, the Sydney International Equestrian Centre (SIEC). Over 500 riders and horses [...]

SMGS athletes take home four Redlands Cups!

SMGS snowsports athletes had another successful day on piste at Thredbo Resort for the Redlands Cup. Racers were greeted by cold temperatures that continued to plummet through the day, but enthusiasm stayed high buoyed by team camaraderie and as always, strong school spirit.   Primary racers shine The youngest members of our school community had [...]

Racer ready…SMGS ready to kick off the 2018 snowsports competition season with the Scots Race and Redlands Cup

With mother nature delivering the goods over the last few weeks, the buzz around the early season snowsports competition season is at an all-time high. Many of our students and their families have been taking advantage of the fantastic snow conditions and crisp and sunny days up at Thredbo, Perisher and Charlottes Pass. With the [...]

Mackenzie and her horse, Kosciuszko Red, crowned U15 Age Champion for A Grade riders at the PCA NSW State Show Jumping and State Jumping Equestrian Championships

Over the weekend, Year 9 student Mackenzie Harding and her horse Kosciuszko Red competed at the PCA NSW State Show Jumping and State Jumping Equestrian Championships held in Morriset, NSW.Representing the Jindabyne Pony Club and Zone 18, Mackenzie rode brilliantly, posting some fantastic results. An account of Mackenzie and Red’s achievements, paraphrased from an article [...]

Declan Burke selected as SMGS’ 2018 Pierre de Coubertin Award Recipient

Congratulations to Year 12 student, Declan Burke, who was selected as SMGS’ 2018 Pierre de Coubertin Award recipient. Declan represented SMGS at the NSW Pierre de Coubertin Academy Day and Presentation last month, where he was presented with his certificate by Olympian Jarryd Hughes. Head of SMGS’ Senior School, Kelli Wilson, elaborated on the Pierre [...]

20th Annual Maria Kisich Public Speaking Competition

On Thursday, 7 June, the SMGS community gathered for the 20thannual Maria Kisich Public Speaking Competition. Who is Maria Kisich? The Maria Kisich trophy was named in honour of the school’s first English teacher, one of the founding teachers of Snowy Mountains Grammar School, and who promoted the importance of public speaking skills and encouraged [...]

Arming students with the tools for the rapidly changing workforce

The rapid growth and integration of technology across the modern workforce is changing the expectations placed on our future graduates. While the traditional STEM approach in schools has provided a good stepping stone in the past, there is a clear gap emerging between what we are teaching our children and what the real worldexpects from [...]