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“We Will Remember Them”

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Nov 2018

“We Will Remember Them”

On Friday 9 November 2018 Durban High School hosted Old Boys, Veterans, Members of the Defence Force, Grade 8 and Blackmore House Boys and the Staff of DHS at the Annual Remembrance Day Service. It was 100 years ago on Sunday, the 11th Hour of the 11th Day of the 11th Month, that the Armistice was signed to mark the end of the hostilities of...

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U15A Water Polo Team

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Nov 2018

Cricket & Water Polo vs Hilton

U15A WATER POLO vs HILTON A special mention must be made of our U15A Water Polo side who beat Hilton College 10-2. As U14A’s last year, they lost this fixture 0-32. The first game against the same opposition at the beginning of the year saw a massive improvement, with School losing a tightly contested game 3-4. Yesterday, the boys managed to produce a memorable performance,...

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Thando Hlongwane

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Nov 2018

DHS Old Boys Continue to Excel in Leadership!

Thando Hlongwane (Deputy Head Boy and RCL Chairman 2015) went on to study Commerce at UCT succeeding his matriculation, whilst also being a Candidate Fellow of the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation, an organisation dedicated to producing the next generation of high impact entrepreneurs. Since then, Thando has been at the forefront of starting up and sustaining successful businesses, mostly relating to the fields of Finance...

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Craig Duff (left) and Odette Francesconi (right), the innovators and founders of NewBridge Institute (additionally the founders of Varsity College in 1991), pictured with DHS Head Master, Mr A D Pinheiro (seated middle) signing the lease for NewBridge Institute, Musgrave campus, located on the corner of St Thomas and Stephen Dlamini (Essenwood) Roadd, together with Roger Collins (standing), NewBridge Musgrave campus principal

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Nov 2018

Revolutionary New Campus to Open at Durban High School in 2019

South African education innovators, Craig Duff and Odette Francesconi, who founded Varsity College in Durban in 1991 and were instrumental in the growth and development  of the brand for over 25 years, will open a pioneering new educational support and professional development campus in Musgrave, Durban, in January 2019. Speaking after signing the lease for the Musgrave campus, which will be located at the corner...

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Major Award Winners

07

Nov 2018

Senior Prize-Giving & Grade 12 Bell Ringing Ceremony

The Durban High School annual Senior Speech Day & Prize-Giving and Matric Final Assembly were combined this year into one ceremony and held in the evening instead of the morning as has been the tradition.  Renamed as the Senior Prize-Giving and Grade 12 Bell Ringing Ceremony, it was held on Thursday 11 October at 17h30. The guest speaker for the event was Mr Craig Kesson,...

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Grade in Grade 11

07

Nov 2018

Top 5 in the Grade for Term 3

Congratulations to the following young gentlemen of Durban High School who placed in the Top 5 in the Grade for the Term 3. Grade 11: 1st      Rashae Govender 2nd      Abdul Osman 3rd      Thirushan Pather Vidhan Singh 5th      Connor Mack Grade 10 Cambridge: 1st      Adam Mohamed Grade 10: 1st      Mas’ood Bassa 2nd      Sachen Pather 3rd      Mpuqa Ntando Thiyashan Pillay 4th      Shukvir Mothilall 5th      Kavishan Govender Grade...

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International Studies Programme Exchange

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Nov 2018

International Studies Programme Exchange

Fayed Shaikjee, Khayelihle Hlomuka, Ziyaad Joosab, Toana Ngidi and Amahle Shazi were selected to go on a cultural exchange to the Minnetonka High School in the USA form 24 September to 9 October as part of the International Studies Programme. While the benefits of the ISP are many and varied, the core aim is to provide an opportunity for DHS learners to gain an international perspective,...

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1st XI Cricket

07

Nov 2018

Cricket vs Clifton & Glenwood : Match Reports

CRICKET vs CLIFTON 1st XI Match Report: On Saturday 20 October the DHS 1st XI Cricket team played against Clifton College, at Riverside. The weather conditions on the day were perfect for the team wanting to bowl first. With a proper down pour in the morning, we weren’t too sure if we would actually get a game in, but the weather gods came to the...

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Amahle Shazi, Ziyaad Joosab and Seluleko Sabela

07

Nov 2018

Toastmasters Semi Finals

On Saturday 13 October, Ziyaad Joosab, Seluleko Sabela and Amahle Shazi took part in the Youth Leadership Toastmasters Semi Final Competition. Six other schools also took part namely Clifton, Kloof, Al Falaa, Maris Stella and Danville Girls’. The competition has three categories: the Prepared Speech, Evaluation and Impromptu. I took part in the Prepared Speech section and the title of my speech was Music As...

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Guest Speaker Mr Jon Kent and Head Master, Mr A D Pinheiro

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Nov 2018

Special Awards Assembly

Durban High School hosted its Sport & Cultural Awards Assembly this week to highlight and honour the achievements of our Boys. Deputy Head Master in charge of Sport and Culture, Mr Gavin Goodwin welcomed the parents, boys and staff to the Assembly and introduced the Guest Speaker, Mr Jon Kent. As guest speaker for the ceremony, Jon Kent, a DHS Old Boy, 1997 1st XI...

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