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Fairmont Interact Raises R10,300-00 For Cancer

On Saturday the 26th of September 2015 the Interact team set out to sell cupcakes at Willowbridge shopping centre for the Cuppa for Cansa foundation focusing on kids with cancer. Overall we managed to raise R10300 for the Cansa Association! We would really like to thank each member, mother and…
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13 October 2015

Hospitality Society

On Tuesday, 22 September, the Hospitality Society held a Mini Master Chef Competition. The brief was: Prepare and serve a two-course meal that included a pasta dish and a pudding, as well as laying a table, designing an invitation and a menu.  They had to put into practice what they…
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13 October 2015

Santa Shoebox Project

Our Fairmont learners are busy filling boxes for the Santa Shoebox project. Each class has elected their shoebox reps who are managing the pledges from their class. To-date:     Fairmont has pledged 185 boxes! If any Fairmont Families wish to pledge additional boxes through the school, or make a donation, please…
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01 October 2015

Fairmont’s Equestrian Team Wins SANESA School category F trophy, second year in a row.

This year Fairmont’s Equestrian Team competed in the South African Nationals Equestrian Schools Association (SANESA) Competition against 32 other schools, and came first in their school category, for the second year in a row. The team accumulated 10005 points for their school.  The following Six riders from Fairmont’s team was selected…
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23 September 2015

Programme For Last Week Of Term 3

Learners are to be at school every day to attend lessons. The programme for the last week of term is as follows: Monday, 28 September test lesson Gr. 8           Maths Gr. 9           Maths Gr. 10         History Gr. 11         Afrikaans Gr. 12         Visual Art Final Practical Exam (08h00 – 17h00) Only…
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Julia van der Westhuysen (Gr. 11)

Julia was selected to represent South Africa at the ICF World Marathon Paddling Championships in Hungary, in September. Although no medals were won, it was a wonderful experience for the young team.  She is hoping to have another opportunity next year to compete in the same age group.
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Aamir Hussain (Gr. 8)

On 29 August 2015, Aamir participated in the Western Province Gymnastics meeting in Oudtshoorn.  He took part in the Level 3 Boys 11 – 13 division where he finished in third place, receiving his Bronze Medal. Congratulations, Aamir!
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18 September 2015

Samuel van der Merwe (Gr. 11)

Samuel participated in the SA Champs in Middelburg, Mpumalanga. It was a long trip and the weather was hot and dry. The course was extremely tough, especially having to run at 13h20. Samuel came 10th in the under 17's, and his next race is this weekend where he will be…
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ACCOUNTING : ANNUAL OLYMPIAD

Four of our accounting Matrics who participated in the Annual Olympiad at Spine Road High School last Saturday, finished in 7th place out of 35 schools.  They were very disappointed not to finish in the top 3 positions, but it was still a great achievement to have reached this position…
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NATURAL BEAUTY AWSUM COMPETITION

In our assembly last Friday, 14 August, Fairmont was presented with a cheque for R10,000-00 for winning the Natural Beauty Awsum Competition. Ms Matthee is seen here with the “cheque” handed over to the school.
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TRISTAN HAMILTON GR. 12

Tristan played Golf Nationals during the holiday in Port Elizabeth. He finished in 2nd place after day 1 and on the last day, a double bogey on the last hole cost him his 2nd spot.  Tristan managed to finish 6th nationally at St. Francis Links National Order of Merit. Tristan…
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MEGAN VAN DER MERWE GR. 9

Megan van der Merwe has been selected to represent the Western Cape at the Land Service Nationals in Mpumalanga at the end of this year. This is a very big privilege as only 14 girls from all schools in the Western Cape may be selected to go. Well done Megan! 
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KELLY VROON GR. 10

During the July holidays, Kelly attended the SA Short Course Champs in Pietermaritzburg. Kelly had a good gala, qualifying in 3 events: 100m Backstroke  (Time 1.09.25) 100m Freestyle  (Time 1.00.88) 200m Freestyle  (Time 2.10.45) Kelly now qualifies for next year’s SA Youth Long Course championship.  She also received 2 bronze…
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JOSIE BURNESS GR. 12

The English Olympiad, sponsored by De Beers, is an annual English competition that drew more than 8,000 Home Language and First Additional Language (FAL), entries from 400 schools throughout South Africa, Namibia, Botswana and Mozambique.  This prestigious competition was established in 1976.  The ceremony acknowledged and celebrated the 31 year…
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MWEB 20TH WESTERN CAPE CHAMPIONSHIPS : 22 – 23 AUGUST 2015

The MWEB 20th Western Cape Championships shall be played on 22 & 23 August 2015 and shall be hosted by Fairmont High School, Durbanville. As usual, the championships also count as part of the process for qualifying for the MSSA's National Team Trials for all disciplines. Registrations are thus open…
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