Year 9 Experience at Fahan
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.
Red and Black Day to Support Christchurch
09 March 2011
There were no blue and orange uniforms at Fahan on Friday 4 March when the entire school population, from Kinder - 12, dressed in red and black, the colours of the Canterbury Crusaders rugby team, to raise money for victims of the Christchurch earthquake.
First Customised Buddy Bear in Australia
07 March 2011
As an extension of Fahan’s Pastoral Care program, Fahan is now a Better Buddies school and Lucy Rees, Year 10, has created the School’s own logo for the program by redesigning the Alannah and Madeline Foundation’s Better Buddies mascot, Buddy Bear.
Sunset Under the Sails - 18-02-2011
28 February 2011
The Parents and Friends association's casual welcome back event for the Fahan School community. Images by Abbie Rothery.
Relay For Life 2011 - 26/27-02-2011
28 February 2011
On the 26-27 of February, Fahan School took part in Cancer Council Tasmania's Relay For Life fundraiser, marking the School's tenth consecutive year of participation.
Fahan Marks 10 Years of Relay For Life
28 February 2011
On the 26-27 of February, Fahan marked 10 consecutive years of participation in Cancer Council Tasmania’s Relay For Life fundraiser, which celebrates survivors, remembers loved ones lost and aims to fight back against a disease that affects so many.
Senior Swimming Carnival 22-02-2011
27 February 2011
Students in Years 7-12 did an outstanding job at the 2011 House Swimming Carnival. Participation was very high and Franklin House came home with the trophy.
Franklin Wins 2011 House Swimming Carnival
25 February 2011
On Tuesday 22 February, girls in Years 7 to 12 braved the weather and travelled to the Glenorchy pool for the annual House Swimming Carnival where Franklin House won the day.
Helen Stephen Wins Fahan's Flood Relief Fundraiser
24 February 2011
The Fahan School Community Committee, under the direction of Anna Forward, coordinated a Flood Relief Hamper that was raffled off during February to raise money for the Premier's Disaster Relief Appeal.
Sunset Under the Sails
21 February 2011
Over 100 people attended this year’s annual Parents and Friends Association Sunset Under the Sails evening and everyone at the casual get together had a wonderful time, thanks to the hard work of the P & F and in particular, Birgitta Browning.
Honours Assembly Celebrates Achievement
15 February 2011
Seven 2010 graduates were invited back to Fahan today to be honoured for their outstanding academic achievements during their time at Fahan. Each of these girls received an ATAR over 95, placing them in the top 5% of Australian students.
The 2011 School Year Off To A Great Start
08 February 2011
Several hundred students donned the blue and orange for the first day of the 2011 Fahan School year. Staff welcomed back familiar faces and enjoyed the chance to meet many new students who have joined the Fahan community this year.
Alumnae, Rachel Moore, is Willing and Able to Help Students
25 January 2011
Class of 1988 Alumnae, Rachel Moore’s, extensive career experience has led her to her current role as the Learning and Development Advisor at The Federal Group, where she became involved in the Willing and Able Mentoring Program (WAM) last year.
The Our Promise Story In New Idea Magazine
17 January 2011
The inspirational Our Promise story, a campaign to help in the fight against cyberbullying, has attracted the attention of the national media with a story on page 34 of this week's edition of New Idea magazine.
Back To School in 2011 - Important Information
10 January 2011
If you are returning to Fahan School for 2011, or you are starting at Fahan for the first time, you can find all the information that you need to ensure you are ready to start on Tuesday 8 February, 2011 right here.
Congratulations on Your TCE Results Year 12s
22 December 2010
The wait for our 35 Year 12 students is over as their Australian Tertiary Admissions Ranks (ATARs) were released this week. Once again one in three girls achieved an ATAR of 90 or above placing them in the top 10% of the Nation. Two of our students also m
Fahan Alumni Featured in Tasmanian Life
22 December 2010
The December/January edition of one of Tasmania’s most popular magazines, Tasmanian Life, features a social page spread on the Fahan School Alumni Association’s 75th Anniversary Lunch from October. There are beautiful photos that capture the excitement of
Fahan Alumnae, Anna McMahon and Tori Hodgman, Formal Memories
17 December 2010
There is a humorous writeup in the Mercury today on the Formal Memories of two members of the Fahan Alumnae who both graduated in the 1970s.
Epitome of Elegance
15 December 2010
The Year 12 Leavers of 2010 had their spectacular Leavers' Dinner at the Hobart Function Centre at the Elizabeth Street Pier. The sun came out in time for their arrival and every single girl looked outstanding.
14 December 2010
All of our 2010 Year 12 leavers left School in the Fahan tradition on Tuesday 14 December when they were 'tossed out' by the Year 11 girls following the Final Assembly. Their parents and friends watched the ceremony and joined the girls for morning tea.