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Matric Fashion Show – Heat City Night

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May 2019

Matric Fashion Show – Heat City Night

The school’s annual Fashion Show was held on Friday 8 March 2019 in the school Hall. The aspiring Matric models were subjected to a nerve racking audition before Shaun Stander, owner of Mobile Model Management and who, incidentally, is the top contender for the Mr South Africa title. It was great fun watching our boys emulate the so called ramp walk! Most, if not all, our...

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Scott Mathie

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May 2019

Au Revoir, Scott!

It is with a great deal of sadness that we say Au Revoir to Scott Mathie, our 1st XV Rugby Coach and Head of Rugby. It seemed fitting to share an article called Scotties Viewpoint which the DHS Foundation circulates to its ±10 000 Old Boy members: “Gentlemen of the Blue and Gold It is with a tinge of sadness that the last edition of “Scotties...

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Sister Act Cast

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May 2019

Congratulations!

Congratulations to the following young men of DHS who have achieved: Kwanele Manukuza and Marcel Nel participated in the KZN Championships for Athletics; Kwanele placed 2nd in the Boys U17 Triple Jump receiving a silver medal and Marcel placed 3rd in the Boys U19 Shot Putt, receiving a bronze medal. The following DHS boys have been cast in the Maris Stella production of Sister Act,...

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Electives Programme

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May 2019

Electives Programme

The 1st term of 2019 has seen the successful continuation of the Electives Programme, with a number of new subjects being introduced. In the 2nd term a few more electives will be added, these include an extra Physical Sciences support class for Grade 9s and Yoga classes. We are also looking at introducing an additional ICDL class on a Tuesday next term, however, this requires...

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Performing Arts Competition

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May 2019

Performing Arts Competition

Our annual Performing Arts Competition was held at the end of Term 1 on Thursday, 14 March in the DC Thompson Hall. The competition was hosted by some of our talented Grade 12 Drama boys, Steven Jamarie, Xhanti Njokweni and Lindumkhosi Ndlovu. The audience was entertained by an array of performances in the categories of music, dance and drama. A new category to the competition...

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Grade 9 Spirit of Adventure

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May 2019

Grade 9 Spirit of Adventure

This was the first time in a long while that the boys have completed this leadership activity in the first term. Fortunately the weather played ball and we did not experience the extremely high temperatures that we did a number of years ago which necessitated a revisit to the course content and timing. On Monday the 20th group one (9, A, N, U, X) assembled...

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Chess A Team

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May 2019

Chess Team Wins Gold!

Chess Tour to Grey College, Bloemfontein : 21-24 February 2019 The Grey College Invitation Chess Tournament is a rated Swiss team tournament of 5 rounds held in 2 sections. Each round is 2 hours in duration- each player gets 1 hour to conquer his opponent’s king. The following 16 learners participated in the Grey College Invitational Chess tournament: Team A Grade Naseem Essa 10 Sachen...

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Opening of the Cambridge & Nonpareil Academy

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Feb 2019

Opening of the Cambridge & Nonpareil Academy

The official opening of the revamped and upgraded Cambridge & Nonpareil Academy was held on the morning of Friday 15 February. The opening was attended by DHS Foundation Trustees and staff, sponsors of the project, DHS Governing Body members, representatives from primary schools, staff of DHS and invited guests. Mr Louis Ardé, CEO of the DHS Foundation, opened the ceremony, welcoming the guests and thanking Mr...

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Welcome, Dr Stuart Clifton

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Feb 2019

Welcome, Dr Stuart Clifton

We welcome Dr Stuart Clifton into the Physics Department at Durban High School. Stuart is an Old Boy (Class of ’96) and has joined the Physics department from the medical world. Stuart was a part-time staff member at DUT for 10 years until the teaching bug finally got him studying a PGCE at Edgewood in 2018.  He completed his teaching practice here at his old...

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