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Director of Cricket : Andrew Shedlock

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Aug 2018

Director of Cricket : Andrew Shedlock

Andrew “Shedders” Shedlock, the new Director of Cricket at Durban High School, is a University of Stellenbosch sports science graduate and internationally respected coach and cricket-specific fitness and conditioning consultant, with the CV to prove it. Andrew is a DHS Old Boy (Class of 1981) and was a top international sportsman in his day, captaining the SA Schools Water Polo team and representing South Africa...

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Sithokozile Secondary School & Community Service

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Aug 2018

Sithokozile Secondary School & Community Service

On Friday, 17 August 2018 Durban High School had the honour of visiting Sithokozile Secondary School in KwaDabheka. The reason for the event was for staff and learners from these two very different schools to interact and get to know each other as part of a community outreach/ interaction and educational development programme. The afternoon began with a warm welcome by Miss Nunoo (from America)....

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isiZulu Cultural Evening

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Aug 2018

isiZulu Cultural Evening

The annual isiZulu Cultural Evening was held on Friday 17 August at Durban High School. The hosts for the evening were Mfundo Mkhize and Josh Murray, both in Grade 12. The show opened with a dedication by Taine Owen (Grade 11) and a welcome from Head Master, Mr AD Pinheiro. Ms le Roux very bravely recited a Zulu poem and the DHS Band got things...

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Naseem Excels at First Cambridge Exam!

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Aug 2018

Naseem Excels at First Cambridge Exam!

Naseem Essa, Grade 9 at Durban High School and our first entrant for the Cambridge Assessment International IGCSE Examination, has received an outstanding set of results: English First Language (Oral endorsement) – 84% Cambridge International Mathematics – 95% Physical Science Extended  – 93% Economics – 87% What makes these results even more remarkable is that Naseem will, in one year, have completed the IGCSE which...

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Langley Day

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Aug 2018

Langley Day

It was a very special day at DHS as we welcomed the return of Langley Day to School’s calendar. Langley Day is where we host the Grade 6’s of our brother school, Durban Preparatory High School. The Grade 6s of DPHS were treated to a full day at School, and were shown exactly what would be offered to them in all aspects of a schooling...

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Bright Eyes Centre Collection

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Aug 2018

Bright Eyes Centre Collection

Every Tuesday our Community Service Elective boys go down the road to the Bright Eyes Centre for Visually Impaired Children to spend time with the boys and girls who go to preschool there. This week the trip to Bright Eyes was extra special as we had a surprise in store … we handed over to them a cheque of R5000 that our School had raised...

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Bronze for Riley at Eskom Expo for Young Scientists

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Aug 2018

Bronze for Riley at Eskom Expo for Young Scientists

Eskom Expo for Young Scientists is an exposition, or science fair, where students have a chance to show others their projects about their own scientific investigations. By participating at expo students increase their awareness of the wonders of science, add to their knowledge and broaden their scientific horizons. Annually, at the prestigious Eskom Expo for Young Scientists International Science Fair (ISF), selected students from 35...

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DHS Drumline

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Aug 2018

DHS Drumline Competition

Four teams participated in the second annual Drumline Competition hosted by DHS. As this is still a fairly new event, the competition was tight, and saw DHS placing third. Congratulations to Crawford for claiming the trophy yet again. The teams placed in the following order: 1st      Crawford College La Lucia (defending champions) 2nd      Glenwood High School 3rd      Durban High School 4th     ...

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Godswil Mbonambi and Taine Owen

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Aug 2018

DHS Boys Lead UI

Two DHS Boys, Taine Owen and Godswill Mbonambi, made history as the first teenagers of school-going age to be appointed as Team Leaders in the 2018 Urban Ignition Youth Festival. Both Boys are also DPHS Old Boys. Urban Ignition is a four-day event wherein teams of teenagers and young adults from Durban and all over SA undertake structured community service projects in and around Durban....

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Adam Mohamed

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Aug 2018

Adam Reaches Final of Best Speaker Competition

The Best Speakers Competition is run by the Speech & Drama College (SA). The entrants are required to have a prepared oral of 5 minutes long and are then given an impromptu topic that they have to speak on for 2 minutes. The Competition was held at Westville Boys’ High last night and approximately 32 entrants from various schools in the Durban region attended. Adam...

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