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1st XV Rugby vs Michaelhouse : Match Report

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Apr 2018

1st XV Rugby vs Michaelhouse : Match Report

DHS welcomed their counterparts from Balgowan on a stunning day for schoolboy rugby. With a slight North Easterly blowing, the wind was always going to be a factor in the game. It was to be a tale of two halves and DHS withstood a 2nd half comeback from House to run out victors in a well-deserved 27-14 victory. DHS started the stronger of both teams,...

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1st XV Rugby : DHS vs Northwood : Match Report

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Apr 2018

1st XV Rugby : DHS vs Northwood : Match Report

There was an 11-try fest in Durban North where Durban High School (DHS) beat hosts Northwood 50-27 in 70 minutes of non-stop action on Saturday. DHS’s counter attack and turnover play was of a very high standard during this match. School opened the scoring in the 5th minute after a flat-angled kick by the Northwood pivot landed in the breadbasket of a DHS player and...

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Shine : A Musical Extravaganza

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Apr 2018

Shine : A Musical Extravaganza

School concerts are pretty special events to attend regardless of your age. They are events where so many dreams yet to be fulfilled are often birthed and imagined. A breeding ground for the world’s future artists, a place where so many of our industries leading musicians first discovered their love for their craft. This was the impetus that inspired Natalie Rungan to calendar the event...

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Rapid Chess Cup @ DHS

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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

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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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Kearsney Easter Rugby Festival Report

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Apr 2018

Kearsney Easter Rugby Festival Report

DHS participated for the first time in 10 years in the Annual Kearsney Easter Rugby festival, a much-welcomed change to the Easter trip up Johannesburg. The “Horseflies” were drawn against the might of Border: playing Selborne, Queen’s and Dale in consecutive matches. This was to be a mighty challenge for the Blue and Gold. A challenge that many thought would be a step too far....

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First XI Hockey Tour to KES

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Apr 2018

First XI Hockey Tour to KES

A huge thank you to KES for hosting us at their Easter Hockey Festival from 29 March to 2 April. The Festival has set a great platform for us going into the domestic fixtures. We definitely started a little jet lagged, with some disappointing results, but ended the week with some huge improvements. We competed with some really top teams, but unfortunately, we missed some...

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Matric Fashion Show

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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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DHS 14 Hockey Undefeated at Westville Festival!

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Apr 2018

DHS 14 Hockey Undefeated at Westville Festival!

Our U14A Hockey side played in the Westville Hockey Festival and we are delighted to say that there were undefeated. Their scores were as follows: DHS 3-1 St Benedicts DHS 1-1 Menlopark DHS 1-1 Helpmekaar DHS 4-1 Grasfontein DHS 1-1 Rondebosch Well done, Gentlemen!


From the Head Master’s Desk : 23 March

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Mar 2018

From the Head Master’s Desk : 23 March

The end of term 1 of 2018 sees the completion of my first year as Head Master of this incredible institution. The journey has certainly been a blur of activity punctuated with many highlights, too many to mention even in précis form. Transformation in education is a worldwide phenomenon as it has been recognised that traditional education practices and theories are outdated. In education, Henry...

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