Fairmont News

19 June 2015

FAIRMONT 1ST TEAM GOLF

3 of our Fairmont 1st team golfers, namely: Tristan Hamilton Gr. 12 (Captain), Christian Steenkamp Gr. 12 and Ian Botha Gr. 9 play Junior Inter-Club League for Durbanville Golf Club. On Sunday, 14 June 2015, the Durbanville Jnr 1st Team played in the Regional Inter-Club competition held at Rondebosch Golf…
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19 June 2015

HISHAAM ESSOP (GR. 11) AND JIHAD ESSOP (GR. 8)

Hishaam Essop (U18) and Jihad Essop (U15) represented Western Province at the Western Cape Individual Schools’ Chess Tournament hosted in Worcester, from 15 - 17 May 2015.  Hishaam achieved 2nd place (Silver medal). Hishaam and Jihad have both been selected to represent Western Cape at the S.A. Schools’ Individual Chess…
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19 June 2015

STAFF PRO GRO WEEKEND

On the weekend of the 5 - 7 June 2015, 15 Fairmont teachers attended a “Progro” conference presented by NAPTOSA at Houw Hoek Hotel in Grabouw. While log fires burned in the conference room to keep the winter chills away, our brains were kept fired up with new ideas and…
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19 June 2015

HOCKEY: GIRLS’ RESULTS VS PINELANDS

U14A                 Won       2 : 1 U14B                 Lost        2 : 1 U16A                 Drew      0 : 0 U16B                 Won       2 : 0 U16C                 Lost        1 : 2 1st Team            Lost        0 : 3 2nd Team           Lost        0 : 2
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18 June 2015

COUNSELLOR'S CORNER: SELFIES

According to the Oxford Dictionary online, the definition of selfie “is a photo taken of oneself at arm’s length”.  Teenagers, who are eager users of social media and the internet, are capitalizing on the idea of selfies.  Just look at one of your child’s social profiles and you are bound…
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18 June 2015

HAPPY FATHERS’ DAY

We wish all our fathers a very happy Fathers’ Day this coming Sunday. We hope that your children spoil you with a ‘little payback’ for what you do for them.
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KEENAN OPPERMAN AND BRAYDON SMITS (GR. 9)

Keenan and Braydon have been selected for the U15 Western Province Cricket Winter Squad to participate in the Winter training programme for 2015. Well done on your inclusion in the Winter training school, and we wish you well with the team selection later in the year.
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12 June 2015

DEVON GDANIS (GR. 9)

Devon (a Grade 9 pupil at Fairmont High School) is pictured here with his younger brother, Liam (a Gr. 7 pupil at Durbanville Primary joining the Monty family in 2016), and their father, Peter Gdanis. All three family members received their Western Province colours for South African JKA KARATE on…
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12 June 2015

JARYD PAYNE (PAST PUPIL) – MISSING AT SEA

The families of Anthony Murray, Reginald Robertson and Jaryd Payne are raising funds http://www.gofundme.com/t2md9s to locate, properly examine for survivors, secure and bring to port the upturned catamaran hull that has been sighted in the Indian Ocean – most recently on 5 June 2015, 552NM SE from Reunion Island. Experts advise…
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12 June 2015

MADCO FUNDRAISER : BARNYARD - ROCK ROYALTY

As part of our annual fundraising initiative in benefit for the Matric Dance, the Matric Dance Committee has been actively selling tickets for a show at the Barnyard Theatre (Willowbridge) entitled ROCK ROYALTY.  We would like to encourage you to buy a ticket to this enjoyable performance taking place on…
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12 June 2015

HOCKEY SPORT RESULTS

Boys Results  vs  Bishops                                       Girls’ Results  vs  Pinelands U14A                 Won 1 : 0                                            U14A                 Won    10 : 0 U14B                 Won 2 : 1                                            U14B                 Lost     0 : 1 U16A                 Won 2 : 0                                            U16A                 Won    4 : 1 U16B                 Lost 1 : 4                                            U16B                 Won    2 : 0 U16C                 Lost…
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12 June 2015

23RD WORLD SCOUT JAMBOREE - JAPAN 2015

Fairmont is very proud to announce that 7 of our pupils will be attending the 23rd World Scout Jamboree in Japan, from Tuesday, 28 July – Saturday, 8 August 2015. The Scout Association of Japan (SAJ) has started a new project that is to build new friendships for Scouts through Scouting:…
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COUNSELLOR'S CORNER: TEEN DRINKING – AN ALARMING REALITY

Adolescents' alcohol consumption has reached alarming levels. Many teenagers are drinking heavily, and the starting age is becoming ever younger. Adolescents have always been known to experiment with alcohol, but what we're seeing now is a very different story. The age at which heavy drinking starts, the number of teens…
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