A 'Beary' Special Visitor
25 July 2011
During Term Two’s Big Sister, Little Sister sausage sizzle and colouring-in activity hour, a very special visitor stopped by to meet the Fahan families and pose for some photographs.
World Challenge 2011 - Vietnam
13 July 2011
On May 22, six Fahan students, Fahan’s Outdoor Education Coordinator, Gary Gooley, and World Challenge Team Leader, Georgie Cain, undertook a life-changing trip to Vietnam to learn valuable life skills and expand their minds outside of the clas
A Life Changing Challenge in Vietnam
12 July 2011
On May 22, six Fahan students, Fahan’s Outdoor Education Coordinator, Gary Gooley, and World Challenge Team Leader, Georgie Cain, undertook a month long trip to Vietnam to learn valuable life skills and expand their minds outside of the classroom.
Inspirational Travers Morphett Lecture
05 July 2011
Writer, producer, director and Fahan Alumna, Posie Graeme-Evans, returned to Fahan School to present the 2011 Travers Morphett Lecture, which showcases Fahan women who are experts in their field, on Monday 4 July.
Taiko Fever at Fahan
29 June 2011
Performance art troupe Taiko Drum, which has got through to the semi-finals of Australia’s Got Talent, performed at Fahan today to help students raise money to donate to a school community that has been devastated by the Japanese earthquake and tsunami.
Students Escape the Cold and Conserve the Future
27 June 2011
Instead of spending the school holidays hibernating, a group of Year 12 students from Fahan School and their Biology teacher escaped the cold and spent a week on Queensland’s tropical Brampton Island taking part in a conservation project run by Wild Mob.
House Music 2011
23 May 2011
After several weeks of preparation, the 2011 House Music competition was held on Monday 23 May and was a huge success with Freycinet winning the choral performance and Fenton the ensemble.
Pockets of Excellence
19 May 2011
Vanessa Goodwin, Shadow Attorney-General and Shadow Minister for Corrections, visited Fahan as the guest speaker at the Principal's Assembly on Tuesday 10 May where she also presented Pockets of Excellence to four Year 12 students.
Fahan's Biggest Morning Tea
19 May 2011
On Tuesday 17 May, Fahan held a Biggest Morning Tea in order to raise money for Cancer Council Tasmania to support their vital work in research, education, prevention and support.
Minister Launches Obesity Policy Coalition Paper at Fahan
13 May 2011
On Tuesday 10 May, Nick McKim, in his capacity as Minister for Consumer Protection, launched the Obesity Policy Coalition’s (OPC) latest paper at Fahan School. This paper targets the advertising of junk food products to children.
Mulan Middle School Musical 18-19/4/2011
27 April 2011
The Middle School Musical this year was the jaw-dropping Mulan. A story about a courageous girl who decides to pretend to be a man and take take her Father's place in the Chinese army when the Huns invade China.
Fantastic Fintona Visit
14 April 2011
From 4-8 April, Fahan Year 10 students hosted Year 10 students from The Fintona Girls’ School in Melbourne, for a Tasmanian outdoor adventure at Fortescue Bay.
Sailing Success for Fahan
14 April 2011
Four outstanding Fahan sailors performed incredibly well at the 2011 OAMPS Tasmanian Schools Regatta and Youth Championships that were held over the weekend of 9-10 April at Port Dalrymple Yacht Club, Beauty Point, on the Tamar River.
Fintona to Fahan Camp 4-8/4/2011
13 April 2011
In a week where friendships were renewed between Fahan and Fintona Year 10 students, everyone had a fantastic time at Fortescue Bay participating in kayaking, fire writing, slack-rope walking and camping, when our Melbourne visitors came to Tasmania.
A 'Bear-y' Good Day for Buddies
11 April 2011
It was a crowded campus at Fahan on Monday 11 April with over 300 bears at school to join in the celebration of the amalgamation of The Alannah and Madeline Foundation’s Better Buddies program with Fahan’s own Big Sister, Little Sister program.
Big Sister, Little Sister and Better Buddies Launch 11/4/2011
11 April 2011
With over 300 bears at school on Monday 11 April, the launch of the amalgamation of Fahan's own Big Sister, Little Sister program with The Alannah and Madeline Foundation's Better Buddies program was a huge success.
Air - Invisible Yet So Effective
08 April 2011
On Monday 28 March students in the Junior School enjoyed a visit from Dr Peter Eastman who gave a presentation called ‘Air – Invisible Yet so Effective.’
Paul Barratt - A Fish O Holic
24 March 2011
On Saturday 19 March Fahan’s very own Paul Barratt snagged himself not only a 20kg Albacore Tuna but also the 2011 Perpetual Trophy from Fish O Holics Anonymous Game Competition!
Cary Lewincamp Performs at Music Assembly
24 March 2011
At Fahan’s Music Assembly on Friday 18 March, one of Tasmania’s best known guitarists, Cary Lewincamp, performed a song from his latest CD as well as a cover of James Taylors’ “Shower the People,” with Fahan’s John Williamson.
Year 9 Curriculum Camp 28/2/2011 to 4/3/2011
15 March 2011
On Monday 28 February to Friday 4 March, Year 9 students attended a week long Curriculum Camp at Fahan’s Outdoor Education Centre at Kelvedon, near Swansea, designed to extend classroom learning and provide social benefits.