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Opening of the Cambridge & Nonpareil Academy

22

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

22

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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Scott Mathie

08

Feb 2019

Congratulations, Scott!

We congratulate Mr Scott Mathie on his appointment as assistant coach to the Tafel Lager Griquas. Scott will take charge of the general skills development of the team and also the backline coaching. Below is an excerpt from the Griquas press release: “Scott was a scholar of Durban High School and represented the Sharks Craven week team, gaining selection into the SA u18 Academy team....

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Top 3 in Grade 11
Rashae Govender (1st), Abdul Osman (2nd) and Thirushan Pather (3rd)

02

Feb 2019

Junior Academic Awards Ceremony

On Friday 1 February, we hosted our Junior Academic Awards Ceremony to celebrate the  academic achievements of the young men of Durban High School in 2018 for Grades 8 to 11. The event was attended by parents, invited guests, staff and boys, as well as Guest Speaker, Dr Jonathan Spanos. The Junior Academic Awards Ceremony is a learner centred ceremony, with most of the formalities...

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Jonathan Spanos at Senior Prize-Giving in 2010 with Head Master at the time, Mr David Magner

02

Feb 2019

Guest Speaker at Junior Academic Awards Ceremony

Dr Jonathan Spanos, Class of 2010, was be the Guest Speaker at our Junior Academic Awards Ceremony on Friday 1 February. Jonathan was born in Durban and attended Durban Prep, followed by Durban High School from 2006-2010; he was a Prefect, House Prefect, member of the RCL, a member of DYC and he played Rugby and Basketball. Jonathan graduated as Dux in 2010 with a number...

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Welcome, Mrs Jeanette Jacobs!

02

Feb 2019

Welcome, Mrs Jeanette Jacobs!

We welcome Mrs Jeanette Jacobs into the Mathematics Department at Durban High School. Mrs Jacobs obtained her teaching degree through UNISA, majoring in Mathematics and Accounting and passing with distinction. Mrs Jacob has been teaching Mathematics since 2009, however, prior to teaching she studied law and worked with Deceased Estates. In her own words: “I am happily married to Dawie Jacobs, since 2002.  We have...

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Our First Cambridge Results!

26

Jan 2019

Our First Cambridge Results!

Eight Boys from Durban High School wrote the Cambridge IGCSE examinations in October 2018; this was our inaugural intake of learners at DHS and the therefore they are our first to write these exams. All 8 boys passed their IGCSE examinations with varying degrees of success. Two learners obtained 7 distinctions, with some outstanding marks: Adam Mohamed (Grade 10) – English, Afrikaans, Cambridge International Mathematics,...

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SA Swimming and Water Polo Representatives
From left: Thapelo Rampholi, Casper Mlaba and Awande Nkunzi

26

Jan 2019

SA Swimming & Water Polo Representatives!

Congratulations to the following young gentlemen of DHS who have been selected to represent South Africa at the Canva Zone IV Championships in Windhoek, Nambia. Awande Nkunzi and Thapelo Ramoholi have been selected for the SA U13/14 Swimming team which will be participating in the Canva Zone IV Swimming Championships. Casper Mlaba has been selected for the SA U15 Water Polo team to participate in...

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Mr Attila Dudas

26

Jan 2019

Welcome, Mr Dudas!

We welcome Mr Attila Dudas into the Life Orientation and Discipline Departments at Durban High School. He is the new Subject Head of LO and Discipline Head of Grade 8. Mr Dudas obtained his teaching degree through UNISA, majoring in History and Geography; his minor was Criminology. He is currently studying for a BA in Psychology through UNISA. Mr Dudas has a wide range of...

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