News Articles


School Prefects for 2019!

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Sep 2018

Leaders for 2019 Announced!

A special Leadership Assembly was held on Friday 21 September to announce the new School Prefects, Blackmore House Prefects and RCL for 2019. Congratulations to the following Boys on their appointments: School Prefects Head Prefect: Xhanti Njokweni Deputy Prefects: Taariq Kruger Connor Mack Prefects: Ethan Ballantine Lwando Beja Darren Booysen Matthew Delderfield Rogan Green Pranav Harichand Khayelihle Hlomuka Steven Jamarie Lulama Khoza Eli Louis Caillin...

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Tinashe Nenhunsi (left) and Rodney Mapfudza

22

Sep 2018

Cricket vs KZN Development : 1st Team Match Report

  1st XI Match Report: On Saturday 15 September the DHS 1st XI team played their first cricket fixture of the season, beating KZN Development by 429 runs, with Tinashe Nenhunzi setting a DHS record with a score of 203 not out. It being my first official match as the head coach of the 1st team, I really wanted the season to kick off on...

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Celimpilo in action!

22

Sep 2018

Celimpilo is Selected for SA 7s Once Again!

Congratulations to our Captain of Rugby for 2018, Celimpilo Gumede, who has been selected to represent the SA U18 Rugby Sevens Team who will be participating in the Youth Olympic Games taking place in Buenos Aires, Argentina from 7 to 14 October. Celimpilo is again the only player from KZN who has been selected for the side. Well done, Celimpilo!


#AfriGram – a Story of South African Millennials

14

Sep 2018

#AfriGram – a Story of South African Millennials

From 24 to 26 September, DHS, in association with talented young ladies from surrounding schools, will take to the stage to entertain you. AfriGram is a musical revue, themed around South African music. Guided by a fun and teen inspired love story, the show is decorated with big dance numbers, and beautiful voices. With a cast of over 40 students ranging from Grade 8-12, you...

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Toastermasters Graduates

14

Sep 2018

Electives Corner : Toastmasters

My peers and I have had the privilege of being a part of the Toastmasters course since the beginning of this year. To make it clear, we are not culinary connoisseurs in the art of making toasted sandwiches. As amazing as that would sound – that is simply not the case. Simply put, Toastmasters is a speech course which is designed to help people (in...

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Wheelers ePlatform Presentation

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Sep 2018

Wheelers ePlatform Presentation

The Durban High School Media Centre played host to a number of local schools this week who attended a presentation by Wheelers Books on their eBook library lending platform, ePlatform. DHS adopted the Wheelers e-Platform, called Platform One, last year, the first School in South Africa to go live with this platform. A number of schools have followed suit. ePlatform gives our readers (our School...

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Grade 10s @ Khotso

11

Sep 2018

Grade 10 Leadership Trip to Khotso

On Sunday, 19 August the Grade 10s, with a group of Grade 11 leaders, gathered on Top Field to begin, for what was for most of them, their first experience in the outdoors in the Southern Berg. Our destination was Khotso Horse Trails situated 12 km outside Underberg. This 1300 hectare working horse and sheep farm is nestled at the foot of this majestic mountain...

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Chess D&D Winners

11

Sep 2018

Chess Team Win D&D!

The Chess Durban & Districts Final was held on Saturday 4 August 2018 at St Henry’s. The DHS team comprised of: Naseem Essa, Sashen Pather, Cayden Pather, Thirushan Pather, Sridhar Chandraduth, Shivaan Devpruth, Yadhav Gokool, Viseshan Govender, Sharik Ramjee and Njabulo Four schools participated viz: DHS, Northwood, St Henry’s and Glenwood. In the first round, against St Henry’s, our boys scored 7½ to their 2...

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Karan Moodley (centre)

11

Sep 2018

Vega Game-Making Day

Naseem Essa, Caleb Jerrier, Karan Moodley, Luyanda Koboka, Arjun Ramphal and I (Adam Mohamed) were six DHS boys in a group of around 30 teenagers, all from different schools around Durban – some even made their way to the Vega campus from towns outside of Durban; a few were from Ballito and Richards Bay. We all had something in common: we were interested in creating....

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