Fairmont News

TRISTAN HAMILTON GR. 12

Published: 07 August 2015
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

Published: 07 August 2015
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

Published: 07 August 2015
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

Published: 07 August 2015
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

Published: 07 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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JAMES BURNESS GR. 9

Published: 07 August 2015
James and the rest of the SA team will be leaving this Thursday, 23 August 2015 for Changchun, North East China. The SA team attended Math tuition sessions during the July school holidays.  Prior to arriving in Changchun on 27 July, the SA team is staying in Beijing for a…
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JESSICA MOSTERT GR. 12

Published: 07 August 2015
Jessica competed in the Fauresmith 201km Endurance Challenge. This is a grueling 3 day event.  400 horses started and only 180 completed the ride. Jessica was placed 8th in the lightweight division, in a time of 08h56. Congratulations Jessica!
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HISHAAM ESSOP GR. 11

Published: 07 August 2015
Hishaam Essop (U/17) represented Western Cape at the S.A. Schools Individual Chess Championships held at the Cape Sun in Cape Town from 6 - 9 July 2015. He finished unbeaten and was awarded the 1st Place Gold Medal and Trophy. He wears the mantle as U/17 S.A. Schools’ Chess Champion…
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SOCCER REPORT : BOYS’ 1ST TEAM – EAST LONDON TOUR

Published: 24 July 2015
This holiday our U19 soccer boys took part in a tour to East London.  The tour was extremely successful.  The boys came through with a good set of results winning two, losing two, and drawing one. They scored five goals while conceding just two. The tour was an excellent experience…
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MY SCHOOL NEWS

Published: 23 July 2015
Records once again show that we have raised R8,909.28 this month, against R7,654.42 last month. 718 supporters raised funds for us this month, whilst 704 supporters used their MySchool card to support us last month. Thank you Fairmont family and friends.  
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ANNUAL PRODUCTION 2015 : DEADLY DEVIOUS DOMESTICATION

Published: 23 July 2015
Annual Production 2015 Deadly devious domestication 12 & 13 August – R40 per ticket 14 August – gala evening R100 per ticket    The housekeepers and butlers of an upper-class neighbourhood of East Village are shaken to the core when they, together with their employers, become the suspects of a…
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CULTURAL TOUR TO ITALY

Published: 23 July 2015
17 Learners and 2 staff members travelled to Italy on the 2015 Cultural Tour. The group is at the top of a Tuscan hill while visiting the Arcetri observatory.  While we are enjoying the chills of Winter, this touring party were enjoying sweltering heat. These learners and their chaperones will…
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FAIRMONT HIGH SCHOOL SHOP NEWS

Published: 23 July 2015
New stock item available Girls ladderless (non-run) stockings at only R60.00.  They are long lasting, extra strength, contoured leg and with elastane (S – XL).  We also supply the ‘normal’ stockings at only R27.00 (S – XXL). Don’t forget our winter items: Secret socks – worn under the girl’s stockings @…
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INTERACT SOCIETY

Published: 23 July 2015
Please come and join the Interact Society as we hold our first Knitting Drive in celebration of Mandela Day. Where:     The Upper MPC When:      Tuesday, 28 July 2015 Time:       14h35 – 16h00 Bring:      Knitting Needles Everyone is welcome and with this drive we will be knitting squares for blankets which…
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