2021 Australian Education Awards – SMGS Announced as Excellence Awardee in Three Categories Photos: Banner - 2020 Junior School Teaching Team (L-R Heidi Shvetsoff, Brooke Kennedy, Julia Cane, Rosheen Nikora, Christine Philpott, Tavia Taylor), above, SMGS Executive Team L-R (Kelli Wilson, Dr Andrew Bell, Renee Tonkin, Jennifer Thompson, Heidi Shvetsoff, Dr [...]
This post was originally published as an article in the Monaro Post newspaper. Dr Andrew Bell is the principal of Snowy Mountains Grammar School. When was the last time you asked, “how can I support my child in becoming a young leader?” A young person’s school years provide a vital array of opportunities for personal [...]
As technology use becomes increasingly prevalent in everyday life, the debate about how innovative, tech-based learning methods can best benefit our children persists.
This post originally appeared as an article in the Monaro Post newspaper. Tavia Taylor is a Kindergarten teacher. She has welcomed many children to Big School. Starting Kindergarten is a monumental milestone in any child’s life. It also presents a big change for parents too. You may feel excited, nervous, or even overwhelmed, but [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Dr Adam Lloyd, SMGS Head of Faculty – Mathematics and Movement: article recently published in the International Journal of Gender, Science and Technology
On Wednesday, 27 June, SMGS Head of Faculty – Mathematics and Movement, Dr Adam Lloyd’s journal article, “Parental Influences on Those Seeking a Career in STEM: The Primacy of Gender”, was published in the International Journal of Gender, Science and Technology. The journal article, of which Adam was the lead author, is based on his [...]