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June 27, 2023
Durban High School is delighted to be presenting a musical favourite, “Grease”. Based in the 50s and named after the 1950s United States working-class youth subculture known as greasers, “Grease” is set in 1959 at the fictional Rydell High School. The musical follows ten working-class teenagers as they navigate the complexities of peer pressure and...
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We are tremendously proud to announce that DHS has had a record number of boys selected as KZN Rugby and Hockey representatives this year, with 31 Hockey Boys, 28 Rugby Boys and 7 Rugby staff meeting the grade. HOCKEY The achievements of the ‘Typhoon Factory’ speak for themselves. Building on what has been an incredible...
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“Founders Day is an extremely important day in the school calendar. It is a day when members of the Old Boys community meet to remember those who founded the school and who have developed the school into what it is today.” The three days of celebrations to commemorate School’s 157th birthday were filled with events,...
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Durban High School is deeply saddened by the tragic passing of one of our long-standing members of staff, Mr Steven Mtshali. In 1987 Mr Mtshali joined DHS, initially as a staff member of Blackmore House. He then later moved across to ‘School’ in July 1994 as a General Assistant/ Groundsman. In October 2005, Mr Mtshali...
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HOCKEY: Returning from his recent triumph with the SA U21 team who won gold in the African Junior World Cup Qualifiers, Leruo Ditlhakanyane has now been named in the 24 Man South African Men’s Indoor Squad. This young man, who is still only 17 years old, has already started to make a mark on the...
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Throughout the course of the week before Founders, four of our incredible Mothers – Heather Phipps, Ruth Smith, Ruanda Rochat and their main driving force, Eleez Loots – spent their mornings at School re-landscaping the gardens in preparation for Founders Weekend. These Heroines, with the help of some of the boys, have been adding new...
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The extension of our Cambridge & Nonpareil Academy is underway. With the demand for placement in our DHS Cambridge & Nonpareil Academy increasing at its current rate, the most obvious solution would be to find an empty space and fill it with another class. Unfortunately, being a suburban school, space is limited so we have...
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Hockey & Rugby vs Kearsney @ Founders Day: Hockey Results vs Kearsney: 1st XI      4-1 win 2nd XI     0-2 loss 3rd XI      1-0 win U16A     3-3 draw U16B     2-1 win U16C     0-4 loss U16D     0-1 loss U16E      2-0 win U14A     2-0 win U14B     3-1 win U14C     2-1 win U14D     2-1 win Rugby Results vs Kearsney:...
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DEBATING: Three of the DHS Debating students have been selected to represent Durban and Coastal League (DCDL) for the annual KZN Debating Provincial Championship. These students are Kian Rama, Xanda Theologo and Sbani Maphumulo. This championship will take place on 21 July and 23 July 2023 at St Henry’s Marist College. We wish these three...
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Clothes to Good: DHS was very excited to partner with the Clothes to Good Project again this year. Last year the project was done with the Grade 11s and, with the huge response this year, the project was run with the entire school. Because of the enormity of the task, Mr Marques and his RCL...
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