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Dec 2018

Elective Programme

The introduction of the Elective Programme in 2018 has given Durban High School boys the opportunity to develop vital skills that are not necessarily addressed in the normal school curriculum. These skills include critical thinking, problem solving, creativity and entrepreneurial thinking. It has also given boys the opportunity to spend additional time on sports and cultural activities they want to excel in. Electives were launched...

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Poet of Many Faces

14

Dec 2018

The Interesting Story of Pessoa’s Biography

Head Master, Mr AD Pinheiro, presented to the Honorary Consul for Portugal in Durban, Mr Elias de Sousa, a book. What is noteworthy about this particular book, is that it is written about one of Durban High School’s most famous Old Boys, world renowned poet Fernando Pessoa; it is written by a former teacher at DHS, Mr Hubert Jennings; and was “found” by DHS Old...

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Seluleko Sabela hands the giant cheque for R1500 over to representatives of the Ethelbert Child and Youth Care Centre

14

Dec 2018

Blue Ribbon Project

As part of the community service projects that honoured Nelson Mandela’s centenary birth year, Durban High School collaborated with the Durban Youth Council (DYC) in a Blue Ribbons fundraiser. The Blue ribbons symbolised awareness against child abuse. Blue ribbons were created by the Grade 11 DYC representatives from Durban High School with great support and assistance from the School’s Director of Community Service, Mrs G...

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“We Will Remember Them”

14

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

12

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

12

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

07

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

07

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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