Events

  1. [Pending]Athletics Carnival

    15 May @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEST
  2. ABSA National Boarding Week

    17 May @ 8:00 am - 23 May @ 5:00 pm AEST
  3. [Pending]Zeal Theatre

    18 May @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEST
  4. Big Science Competition

    21 May @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEST
  5. [Postponed] School Musical – Performance 1

    21 May @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm AEST

News

  • SMGS Virtual Easter Hat Challenge

    This Friday 3 April, we will be holding a virtual Kindergarten to Year 12 Easter Hat Challenge. The rules: 1. Must be Handmade. (You may add to another hat you have (ie, cap/ sombrero/ top hat). 2. It must fit and stay on your head (no hands) for the photo. 3. One hat per person. […]
  • SMIEC 2020 postponed until Term 4

    SMIEC 2020 After discussing at length  with SMGS Executive, the SMIEC committee, and in consultation with Perisher, we have made the responsible decision to postpone SMIEC 2020 until Term 4. With the announcement from the Australian Government yesterday in regards to public gatherings over 500, we believe this is the responsible decision to make. Snowy […]
  • COVID-19 (Coronavirus) – Information for the School Community

    Information, articles and reference materials for the School Community relating to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) are available using the following link: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) – Information for the School Community
  • IWD Breakfast Keynote and Table Speakers Announced

    Our 2nd Annual International Women’s Day Breakfast is just around the corner and we are very excited to announce our 2020 Keynote and Table Speakers. If you haven’t already booked your tickets, head to: https://smgsiwdbreakfast2020.eventbrite.com.au  

Wellbeing

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Term 2 Activities – Embracing continuity, curriculum content and connections

Over the break, our staff, with feedback from our students, re-imagined the activities program for Term 2. These activities were selected taking into consideration the overarching principals of our Virtual Campus of continuity, curriculum content and connections. Many of these activities promote movement, connection with peers, spending time in nature, service-learning, creativity, innovation and inquiry [...]

The SMGS Virtual Campus – taking our award-winning learning environment online!

Embracing the challenge of transforming our award-winning learning environment for online learning, SMGS’ Virtual Campus was officially launched on Tuesday 24 March 2020. What is the SMGS Virtual Campus?  Our Virtual Campus has the following elements: Delivers learning which gives students daily contact with teachers and their classmates Live interactive lesson delivery On a timetable [...]

#connectedatSMGS – SMGS Wellbeing Team Check-In Video

It's been an interesting few weeks for our school community.  In the video below, SMGS Director of Wellbeing and our DoS provide some words of wisdom and encouragement to our school community during this challenging time.

A helping hand for our wellbeing during the COVID-19 crisis

As the COVID-19 virus crisis is impacting our whole community, we are all facing an uncertain future - there are many unknowns and we are in uncharted waters. How do we look after our own wellbeing and the wellbeing of those around us as we navigate this together? While we may not be able to [...]

SMGS students make a splash at 2020 Swimming Carnival

On Friday 28 February, the SMGS School community headed off to Berridale Pool for the 23rd annual SMGS Swimming Carnival. With a fabulous burst of the house colours, sportsmanship, camaraderie, and school spirit, this year's carnival was one to remember! The SMGS Swimming Carnival has a very different format compared to most school carnivals and [...]

Inaugural Environment Education Seminar: Regenerative Agriculture with Dr Charles Massy

On 11 March 2020, Snowy Mountains Grammar School was proud to launch its Environment Education Seminar series. Partnering with the Upper Snowy Landcare Network, the student-led SMGS Environment Committee was delighted to welcome Dr Charles Massy to talk about Regenerative Agriculture.   Dr Massy has managed his family’s grazing property, Severn Park, for forty-five years [...]

Junior School launches Bounce Back program

Our Junior School students have been outstanding in the manner in which they have started the year.  This term we have observed many instances when they have demonstrated that they are kind and caring to one another.  We are pleased the students at our school embrace the school’s climate of friendship and acceptance where we [...]

Supporting each other in the wake of the bushfire crisis

It seems so long ago that we said an excited goodbye to the 2019 school year on a sunny, clear and cool December day, with plans for a long and restful summer break. We did not think we would be preparing to defend our homes, farms and properties from fires the size of which we [...]

‘Eaglets, Yeast and Balloons’

On Friday, 27th September, the SMGS community gathered in the Snowy Shed for the 2019 Year 12 Farewell Chapel. Memorable moments from the service included the lighting of the 8 candles, each one representing an aspect of student life at SMGS, the ever-entertaining 'Words of Wisdom' presented by our Primary School, the portraits of each [...]

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 [...]