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Classic Clash vs Glenwood

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May 2016

Classic Clash vs Glenwood

Classic Clash : DHS vs Glenwood : 28 May @12pm Durban High School will be hosting the FNB Classic Clash this year on Saturday 28 May 2016. This game is always an epic one, and this year will certainly be no different! The first Rugby game of the day starts at 8am and the 1st XV kick off at 12pm … the game is going...

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Archive Museum : My Beloved Teacher

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May 2016

Archive Museum : My Beloved Teacher

Ms du Preez has been doing amazing things in the Archive Museum with the archive material.  Please read her article below. Ms du Preez’s next theme for the display in the museum, which changes on a regular basis, will feature teachers of Durban High School and will be entitled My Beloved Teacher. If you have special memories, anecdotes, photos, anything of interest about DHS teachers...

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Mentors and Class Captains for 2016

23

May 2016

Mentors and Class Captains for 2016

Durban High School was full of applause at a recent assembly which saw the announcement of the Grade 11 Mentors for 2016. The role of the mentors is to be  a support in the Grade 8s in their transition from Primary School to High School by giving them advice; assisting them should they need help and encouraging them to get involved in school activities –...

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Blackmore House  Mother’s Day Dinner

14

May 2016

Blackmore House Mother’s Day Dinner

There is no greater accolade than MOTHER. “The greatest unconditional and infinite love we will experience in our existence.” Blackmore’s first Mother’s Day Dinner was held to honour our mothers who have made the sacrifice of time spent with their sons, times of checking up on schoolwork, missing out on times of supporting sport events, times of sickness and even times of major injury. Placing...

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150th Celebrations Cultural Week : Music thru the School

14

May 2016

150th Celebrations Cultural Week : Music thru the School

Wednesday 4 May saw the meeting of DHS staff and boys on stage to celebrate their mutual love for music. Although the evening was to be beset by all manner of technical difficulties, the concert’s achievements outshone its evils. Opening the evening were the school’s Mambazo Singers, who filed onto the school stage with Mr Mathie and Mr Gcilishana as part of the vocal throng....

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150th Celebrations Culural Week : DHS Celebration and 150 Laughs

14

May 2016

150th Celebrations Culural Week : DHS Celebration and 150 Laughs

A lot has happened in 150 years! DHS marked this incredible achievement with DHS Celebration brought to School by the award-winning local theatre company, The AUC, to Seabrooke’s Theatre. The Celebration was a culmination of skits, songs, silliness integrated with aspects of DHS history. The show had the audience giggling like a schoolboys. The star studded cast – Marc Kay and Clinton Small, headlined by...

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150th Celebrations Cultural Week : House Plays

14

May 2016

150th Celebrations Cultural Week : House Plays

This year saw the re-introduction of House Plays as part of the Annual Cockhouse (Inter-House) Competition at DHS. On Tuesday 3 May each of the houses presented their play, linked to the theme A Twist in the Tale in the DC Thompson Hall. Leading up to the performances, the boys were not entirely sure whether they bought in to this concept or not; however, the...

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1st XV Rugby Tour to Grey Rugby Festival, Port Elizabeth

06

May 2016

1st XV Rugby Tour to Grey Rugby Festival, Port Elizabeth

The DHS 1st XV traveled the long road down to Port Elizabeth to participate in the annual Grey Rugby Festival. After the arduous journey it was great to unwind in our hotel on the beachfront. The 1st XV played the first game against the rather unknown township rugby school Ithembelihle. This game allowed the team to run out the cobwebs from the day’s travel. Although...

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150th Celebrations : Cultural Week : 29 April to 7 May

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Apr 2016

150th Celebrations : Cultural Week : 29 April to 7 May

A week of Cultural Activities is to be held as part of the Durban High School 150th Celebrations.  This exciting week of festivities include house plays, two musical shows with DHS Old Boys participating, a musical evening involving a collaboration between DHS boys and staff and finally a comedy evening. (Refer to the 150th Celebrations section to see all the posters.) First up is the...

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