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May 2, 2019
The first in a series of day-long seminars to interrogate ways of making schools a safer place for high school learners, will be held at Durban High School on Friday 10 May. Educators, Governing Bodies and other stakeholders have long been grappling with fault-lines in typical school systems and structures and are looking at starting conversations...
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The DHS annual Rapid Chess Cup tournament is to be held on Saturday 18 May 2019 from 7.30am to 6pm. The format of the tournament is: 7 Round Rapid Swiss (Individual Tournament) (25min / 25min)/CHESSA Rated Entry Fee is Scholars – R60 and Adults – R80 Closing date for entries is 14 May Entries after...
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Shine 2, a musical extravaganza introduced to Durban High School last year by Ms Natalie Rungan, Head of Music and Director of the Chris Seabrooke Music Centre, was held on Wednesday 24 April in the school hall. The concert creates a platform for boys and girls who are gifted in music to perform and play...
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Our current Matrics are studying an Afrikaans poem entitled: “Boekmerk,” which talks about special moments (bookmarks) in a person’s life. This is so apt as it reminds us that the matric dance is not just a dance – it is much more. It is a monumental event in the learner’s life – one which will...
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The school’s annual Fashion Show was held on Friday 8 March 2019 in the school Hall. The aspiring Matric models were subjected to a nerve racking audition before Shaun Stander, owner of Mobile Model Management and who, incidentally, is the top contender for the Mr South Africa title. It was great fun watching our boys emulate...
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With an early start to the year, a long term has concluded. The release of the 2018 NSC results in January 2019 reflected excellent achievements from the boys who were committed to their academics and poor results from boys who lacked focus. We welcomed 202 new Grade 8 boys into the school brotherhood; they have...
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It is with a great deal of sadness that we say Au Revoir to Scott Mathie, our 1st XV Rugby Coach and Head of Rugby. It seemed fitting to share an article called Scotties Viewpoint which the DHS Foundation circulates to its ±10 000 Old Boy members: “Gentlemen of the Blue and Gold It is with...
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Congratulations to the following young men of DHS who have achieved: Kwanele Manukuza and Marcel Nel participated in the KZN Championships for Athletics; Kwanele placed 2nd in the Boys U17 Triple Jump receiving a silver medal and Marcel placed 3rd in the Boys U19 Shot Putt, receiving a bronze medal. The following DHS boys have...
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The 1st term of 2019 has seen the successful continuation of the Electives Programme, with a number of new subjects being introduced. In the 2nd term a few more electives will be added, these include an extra Physical Sciences support class for Grade 9s and Yoga classes. We are also looking at introducing an additional...
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Our annual Performing Arts Competition was held at the end of Term 1 on Thursday, 14 March in the DC Thompson Hall. The competition was hosted by some of our talented Grade 12 Drama boys, Steven Jamarie, Xhanti Njokweni and Lindumkhosi Ndlovu. The audience was entertained by an array of performances in the categories of...
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