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#AfriGram – a Story of South African Millennials

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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

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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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1st XI Football win the Raw Cup!

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Sep 2018

School Wins Raw Cup!

The annual and very prestigious Raw Cup Challenge between Martizburg College and Durban High School took place on Saturday on Van Heerden Field at DHS. The nature of the contest and the rivalry between the schools always leads to a highly competitive game and this year’s edition was no different. Despite pressing well, DHS were careless in possession and this resulted in College having the...

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Mark Gaines and Shayden Anker

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Sep 2018

Athletics Quadrangular @ Northwood

  The Athletics Quadrangle was hosted at Northwood School on Friday 31 August. There were some great performances by outstanding DHS athletes. Mark Gaines was awarded the Athletics Quadrangle Athlete of the Day for winning the 100m, 200m, Javelin and Long Jump (he broke the record by 24cm). Shayden Anker was selected as the Best U15 Athlete and Kwanele Manukuza broke the U15 100m record...

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Grade 10s @ Khotso

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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

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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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Rugby Sevens 1st Team

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Sep 2018

7s Rugby @ Maritzburg College

1st Team Match Report: The DHS 1st team Sevens travelled inland to Pietermaritzburg to take part at the Woodburn Sevens Tournament that was proudly hosted by Nashua and Maritzburg College. Our boys prepared well during the week and trained extremely hard to bounce back from the Vryheid tournament the previous weekend. Our first game was against Clifton and the boys really geared up and played...

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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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Rugby Sevens 1st Team

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Aug 2018

Rugby Sevens : 1st Team Match Reports

Glenwood Tournament: The DHS 7s Rugby First team took part in the annual Glenwood Sevens Tournament which was hosted by Twizza. It was our first outing as a team and the boys were very excited to participate and to test themselves against the other schools of KZN who already had three or more tournaments under their belts. The First side started off well on the...

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