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Rapid Chess Cup @ DHS

22

Apr 2018

Rapid Chess Cup @ DHS

DHS will once again be hosting the Rapid Chess Cup Tournament, a 7 Round Rapid Swiss individual tournament, 25min/25min, which is CHESSA rated. Entry fees are R60 for Scholars and R80 for Adults. Cash Prizes for 1st Prize, 2nd Prize, 3rd Prize, Best Junior (after Top 3) and 2nd Best Junior. Amount of prize money commensurate with the number of entries. Closing date for entries...

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Peter Court in Puppetry – A Performing Arts Elective Workshop

22

Apr 2018

Peter Court in Puppetry – A Performing Arts Elective Workshop

This morning during electives we were very privileged to have Peter Court – a master in the puppetry craft – share some of his expertise with us. He taught the learners about the movement of a puppet, and how to bring this inanimate object to life. The learners also had their own opportunity to make their very own puppet in groups. He tasked them with...

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Matric Fashion Show

22

Apr 2018

Matric Fashion Show

Fashion (R)EVOLUTION was slick, smart and professional. The evening 23 March 2018 began with an amazing line-up of performers. Mr Pete Skevington rendered his final performance on stage as he retires from the teaching profession this year. His wonderful skill with the guitar will leave a huge void in the music department. Old boy, Preven Reddy, who is an up and coming stand-up comedian entertained...

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Winston Owen, Chairman of the GB, thanks Mr Erasmus for his contribution to DHS

23

Mar 2018

From the Outgoing SGB Chairman, Mr Winston Owen

How do I start an article on the DHS Governing Body (SGB) in a way that catches your attention? And more importantly, how do I end? Do I start off by giving the reasons that I have chosen to step down as Chairman, after 30 months in the seat? Being about me, would that subject not bore you? So do I start by congratulating and...

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23

Mar 2018

Governing Body Elections

  The School Governing Body Elections have been held over the past few weeks, culminating in the Parent Election meeting which was held on the evening of Wednesday 14 March. Despite not having any electricity, the meeting proceeded as a quorum was not required at this, the adjourned School Governing Body Parent Election meeting. Mr Noel Ingle, Headmaster of Glenwood Preparatory School, officiated the proceedings...

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IT Skills Electives Programme

10

Mar 2018

Electives Programme and Classroom Revamps Begin!

Start of the Electives Programme We have had an exciting week with the start of the Electives programme. Registration went smoothly on Monday, especially considering that 800+ boys were starting something new! A few ended up in the wrong place, but the one or two hiccups were quickly sorted out and the programmes were soon in full swing. The programme will run until the end...

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Celimpilo is selected for U18 Elite Player Development!

10

Mar 2018

Celimpilo is selected for U18 Elite Player Development!

Congratulations to our Deputy Head Prefect, Celimpilo Gumede, who has been selected by The Elite Player Development Department of the South African Rugby Union, and National selectors, to attend a Trial Camp at the Stellenbosch Sport Academy from 18 to 21 March 2018. His selection is a testament to his abilities and we are extremely proud of him. Celimpilo is a double SA representative, having...

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DHS Rowers Win Bronze @ SA School Champs

10

Mar 2018

DHS Rowers Win Bronze @ SA School Champs!

The DHS Rowing team had a very busy and rewarding experience at the South African School Champs at Rooderplaat Dam this past weekend. Most of the races took place on Saturday, with the Junior Mens/Boys U16 Double Scull (JM/BU16 2x) taking place in the morning. Londa Zungu and Awande Ndlovu placed 6th and Rowan van Rooyen and Luyanda Koboka placed 7th in their respective heats....

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Cultural Activities

10

Mar 2018

Cultural Activities

The annual, and highly anticipate, Performing Arts Competition is to be held on Thursday 15 March at 6pm in the Seabrooke’s Theatre. The Show, a highlight on the calendar, featuring singing, dancing, musicians, drama and comedy, showcases the talent at our School.  Judges attend and a winner in each category is announced at the end of the evening.  This year the show is on one...

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