News Articles


New Benches : A Request for Assistance

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May 2018

New Benches : A Request for Assistance

To the DHS Family The SGB Maintenance sub-committee is currently on a drive to improve the appearance of areas of our School before Founders Day, which is in less than a month’s time. An area that has been identified as requiring TLC is the seating around the sports fields. The benches just might be as old as the School is and we think it’s time...

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DHS Rapid Chess Tournament

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May 2018

DHS Rapid Chess Tournament

DHS hosted its third Rapid Chess Tournament on Saturday 5 May 2018. A total of 67 participants entered this open individual tournament. It was such a delight to see so many DHS learners participating in the tournament – about 20 in total which is far more than in the past. The majority of the participants were from primary schools in and around Durban. Mr Pinheiro,...

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Shine : A Musical Extravaganza

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May 2018

Shine : A Musical Extravaganza

“Shine” fast became a buzz word to many talented young men of Durban High School after an extremely successful concert on Wednesday 25 April. The two hour concert was attended by more than 300 guests who thunderously applauded as enthusiastic boys and girls from DHS and DGHS took to the stage, performing various genres of music. The impetus that inspired Natalie Rungan, Director of Music...

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Grade 11 IsiZulu Cultural Tour

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May 2018

Grade 11 IsiZulu Cultural Tour

The IsiZulu Cultural Tour was a very riveting and educational experience. It is one thing to read and learn about an entire culture, but it is another thing to actually experience the culture and its people with your very own eyes. This trip was certainly worth every cent and one that will forever be engraved in our memory banks. On Monday 26 March, the Grade...

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

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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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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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