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February 20, 2017
Excitement is mounting as the date for the Opening of The Victor Daitz Mathematics & Science Centre draws near. Durban High School celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2016 and a year of hugely successful celebrations ended with the opening of the Chris Seabrooke Music Centre and work beginning on the refurbishment of the Science Block...
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On Wednesday, Durban High School hosted Dr José Luis Carneiro, Secretary of State for The Portuguese Communities, Dr and Mrs Francisco Xavier de Meireles, Consul General for Portugal in Johannesburg, Mr Elias de Sousa, Honorary Consul for Portugal in Durban. The purpose of the visit was to lay a wreath at the bust of Fernando...
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At a recent Assembly, 34 Grade 11 learners were selected to take on the leadership role of mentors. These young men are required to act as a supporting role in the transition of the Grade 8’s from Primary School to High School by giving them advice; assisting them should they need help and encouraging them...
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CRICKET vs GLENWOOD  1st XI   Glenwood    201/8 (Naidoo 4/31, Barradeen 3/43) DHS            130/7 Match Drawn On Saturday 11 February, Glenwood won the Toss and elected to bat first. This being a Declaration Match meant that they could bat for 60 overs. It was a very hot day of cricket; we had prepared well...
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The traditional Durban High School Valentine’s Day Assembly was held yesterday. Roses, gifts and poems were presented to the boys from their admirers amid a great deal of banter and ribbing … a fun event that is thoroughly enjoyed by all. Back Row: Caden Stroh, Matthew Henley and Thomas Kempen Front Row: Rogan Green Keegan...
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Chess Selections The following boys represented KZN at the South African Junior Chess Championships in Boksburg in December: Sridhar Chandraduth (U18A), Cayden Pather (U16A), Shivaan Devpruth (U16B), Thirushan Pather (U16B), Sachen Pather (U14A) The U18 A team was placed 4th in SA with Sridhar achieving second position; the U16A team was placed 1st in SA;...
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Our new Chris Seabrooke Music Centre, which opened in October last year under the leadership of renowned Durban jazz singer – Natalie Rungan, will now also be the new home for the KZN Youth Orchestra. The KZNYO is a non-profit making organisation which consists of talented, young musicians between the ages of 12 and 22...
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CRICKET : T20 SEMI FINAL  1st XI   DHS         101 Clifton     102/8 DHS lost by 2 Wickets We left for Riverside at 12h30, TO arrive there at 12h50 as I had organised for SJ Arwee a current Dolphins player to have a quick chat with the boys about T20 knock out matches. He spoke...
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The Head Boy, his two deputies and myself have just returned from Mr Colin Pay’s funeral held at the Musgrave Methodist Church. What a fantastic Memorial service and only fitting for a true gentleman and well-loved former educator at Durban High School. It is only when one takes time out of your daily routine that...
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Annually, in February, we celebrate Junior Prize giving. This is a bit of a misnomer because we celebrate all the top academic achievements for Grades 8 to 11 from the previous year … there is nothing junior about this. It is tradition that the guest speakers at the ceremony are Old Boys and this year...
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