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Bronwyn Bath of the DHS Foundation hold the John Lennon memorabilia

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May 2019

John Lennon Memorabilia to be Auctioned at DHS Old Boys Breakfast

John Lennon Memorabilia is to be auctioned at the Durban High School Old Boys Breakfast on Saturday 1 June. DHS Old Boy, Gavin Varejes, has donated to School an authenticated copy of John Lennon’s autographed original handwritten lyrics of the song “Imagine”. The 700 x 900 framed memorabilia comprises the lyrics of “Imagine” as well as various photographs of John together with the historical facts of...

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Founders Day 2019

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May 2019

Founders Day Celebrations

Durban High School will be celebrating its 153nd Birthday next week. Founders Day is on Saturday 1 June, with various events being held in the preceding week. On Friday 24 May the Head Master, Mr AD Pinheiro, together with Head Prefect, Xhanti Njokweni, will be having tea with DHS Old Boys at the Caister Lodge. Our Choir will also accompany them to provide entertainment for...

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Rugby Selections for Academy and Grant Khomo Weeks
Taariq Kruger, Brian Dosemba, Kwanele Manakhuza, Darren Booysen

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May 2019

Rugby Selections!

Congratulations to the following Rugby boys who have been selected for the Academy and Grant Khomo Weeks. Academy Week: Taariq Kruger Brian Dosemba Darren Booysen Grant Khomo Week: Kwanele Manakuza 5 Reserves (Non – Travelling) : Kaid O’ Neill Avumile Bongco Jaydian Cedares Shakur la Douce Xhanti Njokweni   The Academy Week will take place at Grey College, Bloemfontein from 1 to 6 July 2019....

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First Panel Discussion - Graham Bell, Sdu Mncwango, Marc Hardwick, Anthea Cereseto, Luke Lamprecht, Peter Watt

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May 2019

Safe Schools Seminar

The inaugural Safe Schools Seminar was recently hosted by Durban High School, in association with The Governing Body Foundation, The Guardian, DigiTV and Karri.   The Seminar was hugely successful and the feedback received has been phenomenal. Two examples are:   “In all my years of attending education based conferences I have never attended one so worthwhile and meaningful …” “Well done in putting together...

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Grade 8 Top 5
(from right) Abhay Nunan, Kian Rama, Finnley Wyllie, Kyle McCalgan, Dino Veludo

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May 2019

Top 5 in the Grade for Term 1

Congratulations to the following young men who achieved being place i the Top 5 of their grade for Term 1: Grade 12: Rashae Govender – 1st Osman Gany – 2nd Thirushan Pather – 3rd Fayed Shaikjee – 4th Vidhan Singh – 5th Grade 11: Deshlan Pillay – 1st Mas’ood Bassa – 2nd Sachen Pather – 3rd Shukvir Mothilall – 4th Ayanda Yengwa – 5th Grade...

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Grade 11 isiZulu Heritage Tour

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May 2019

Grade 11 isiZulu Heritage Tour

A wise man once said: “The only man I envy is the one who has not yet been to Zululand for he has so much to look forward to …” Good Morning Mr Pinheiro, DHS Staff and the Boys of DHS. My name is Luvo Magula, and I am here to give you a summary of our recent trip to Zululand. Our first stop was...

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Safe Schools Seminar

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May 2019

Safe Schools Seminar

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 around improved ways of safe-guarding learners. Working towards achieving this...

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Rapid Chess Cup

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May 2019

Rapid Chess Cup

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 14 May : R100 entry fee There will be cash...

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Shine  – A Musical Extravaganza!

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May 2019

Shine – A Musical Extravaganza!

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 their instruments in front of an audience to assist them...

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Matric Dance – Unbelievable Magic!

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May 2019

Matric Dance – Unbelievable Magic!

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 forever be etched on his mind. Preparing for this dance...

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