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Toastmasters Graduation Dinner

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May 2017

Toastmasters Graduation Dinner

On 19 May 2017, a group of Grade 11 learners completed their eight weeks of training in Leadership, Communication and Public Speaking skills. A formal dinner was held in AJ Human Room. DHS staff, parents and invited guests were in attendance to witness these young men graduate.   During the eight weeks, the students learned skills necessary to hold the role of Chairman, Vice-Chairman, and...

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Three Staff members acknowledged for long service

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May 2017

Three Staff members acknowledged for long service

Durban High School would like to acknowledge three of its employees for receiving 30 year long service awards this year. Mduduza Nhlanhla Zuma joined DHS in January 1987, with Elliot Shabangu (Khumalo) joining in April 1987 and Steven Mtshali joining shortly after, in May 1987. The three men are firm friends, having worked together for the full 30 years. Each of the men were awarded...

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Music @ DHS

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May 2017

Music @ DHS

  The DHS Choir performed at the Choir Festival at Our Lady of Fatima last week and they were outstanding. The audience received them with thunderous applause, especially when they sang their arrangement of our National Anthem.   We received this wonderful email below: “I attended my daughters choir evening on Wednesday night at Our Lady of Fatima. Part of the lineup included a performance...

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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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