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Mail & Guardian Advert and Editorial

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May 2017

Mail & Guardian Advert and Editorial

In a government education environment facing many challenges, Durban High School is an urban school that stands firm as an example of what can be achieved by honouring tradition and exploring the possibilities of the future. Having celebrated 150 years of boys’ education in 2016, Durban’s oldest school has grown from just seven boys in its first class to just under 1 000 boys taught...

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Founders Day : 3 June 2017

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May 2017

Founders Day : 3 June 2017

This year Durban High School will be celebrating its 151st Birthday with the usual pomp and ceremony. Founders Day is on Saturday 3 June, with various events being held in the week prior.   On Wednesday 31 May the Head Master, Mr Pinheiro, together with the Head Prefect, Phendulani Buthelezi, will be having tea with the DHS Old Boys who live at Caister Lodge. Some...

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Mother’s Day

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May 2017

Mother’s Day

With Mother’s Day being celebrated on Sunday we thought our wonderful Moms deserved a little spoiling so, when they dropped their boys off at School this morning, our Prefects presented them with a card and a little chocolate and wished them Happy Mother’s Day. A delightful surprise that brought smiles to their faces … even the Moms in their dressing gowns. More smiles were evident...

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Levi Pillay, Ntokozo Nsibande and Sam Sibisi (drums) and Mhlengi Ngwenya (piano) performing at the first Lunch Time Concert in the Chris Seabrooke Music Centre

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May 2017

Music @ DHS

The Chris Seabooke Music Centre and our Music Department have been very busy and active in the past week. They also have some very exciting events lined up. As part of a continued effort to both inspire and educate learners in the field of music, the Chris Seabrooke Music Centre was proud to host José de Eça and Luis Costa of Portugal at a very...

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Rapid Chess Tournament

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May 2017

Rapid Chess Tournament

On Saturday 6 May 2017 we held our second DHS Rapid Chess Tournament.  A total of 73 participants entered this open individual tournament. The oldest entrant was Mr Bruce Herbert (47) and the youngest was Watson Aaron (7). Mr Pinheiro, our newly appointed Head Master welcomed all the players and wished them well for the day. This CHESSA rated 7 round Swiss tournament comprising 25/25...

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Top 5 in the Grade for Term 1

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May 2017

Top 5 in the Grade for Term 1

Top 5 in Grade 12 Congratulations to the following young gentlemen of Durban High School on being placed in the Top 5 in their Grades for the 1st Term: Grade 12: 1      Muhammad Moosa 2      Yusuf Moosa 3      Avuyile Madiba 4      Nischay Jairaj 5      Ashvir Debba Grade 11: 1      Mahil Dessai 2      Neeven Naidoo 3      Shay Naidoo 4      Anas Moola 5      Dhishant Hariram Grade 10:...

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Mr Pinheiro starts on a winning note!

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May 2017

Mr Pinheiro starts on a winning note!

Mr Pinheiro tenure as Head Master of DHS has been welcomed by both the boys and staff team. His inaugural speech on Tuesday 18 April 2017, clearly, spelt out his vision for ‘School’. He explained in particular, the values that both the pupils and the staff would need to embrace, as the school moves forward into an exciting future. There is undoubtedly a new spring...

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New Head Master for Durban High School

19

Apr 2017

New Head Master for Durban High School

The much anticipated appointment of the new Head of Durban High School has been announced by the Department of Education.  The School’s 15th Head Master will be Mr Tony Pinheiro, who is seen by many as one of South Africa’s leading high school educationists. Mr Pinheiro takes up his new appointment at the beginning of the second term. Mr Pinheiro began his teaching career in...

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