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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

01

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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DHS Goalkeeper, Nqobile Phiri, who was selected for the Tournament Team

17

Oct 2018

DHS U16 Water Polo Tournament

DHS once again hosted the DHS U16 Water Polo Tournament, held from 4 to 7 October, with 20 schools from around the country participating. This tournament, which was first held in 2012, has grown to a “must attend” on the calendar of the top Water Polo playing schools in SA. It was an honour and a privilege for DHS to host these schools. Head of...

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#AfriGram – A Story of South African Millennials

17

Oct 2018

#AfriGram – A Story of South African Millennials

This year saw Durban High School re-introducing a beautiful and esteemed tradition, in their annual school show. I have memories of being a young teenage girl, travelling through to Durban to watch the DHS production, and now a good 10+ years on, I have had the privilege of directing what will hopefully be one of many DHS productions. After chatting to the school boys, I...

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Special Awards Ceremony

12

Oct 2018

Special Awards Ceremony

A Special Awards Assembly is to be held on Friday 19 October to honour the achievements of our boys throughout 2018. This assembly will recognise all boys who have made a representative team or who will be receiving a trophy or award for a specific activity. Parents of certificate and award recipients are invited to attend the Special Assembly.  The guest of honour for the Special...

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The arrival of the Baby Grand Piano!

06

Oct 2018

Update on Upgrades!

We have come to the end of another busy and productive term at Durban High School. Behind the scenes, a great deal of activity and exciting projects and upgrades have been taking place. The DC Thompson Hall received a wonderful revamp and upgrade, firstly with the arrival of a new Baby Grand Piano, and then the installation of state of the art lighting, sound system,...

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From the Head Master’s Desk : 5 October 2018

06

Oct 2018

From the Head Master’s Desk : 5 October 2018

Term 3 has come and gone as we take a break to catch our breath. There is no doubt that this is a very busy school, but it is this busyness that ensures that we continue to grow and at the same time prepare our boys for the challenges that lie ahead of them when they leave school! Some boys however, don’t utilise the opportunities...

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Craig Kesson, DHS Old Boy and Guest Speaker at Senior Prize Giving & Grade 12 Bell Ringing Ceremony

06

Oct 2018

Craig Kesson : Old Boy & Guest Speaker @ Prize Giving

The Durban High School Senior Prize Giving it to be held on Thursday 11 October. DHS Old Boy, Craig Kesson, Class of 2002, is to be the Guest Speaker at the ceremony. While at School, Craig won the Matric prizes for English, History, and Cultural Achievement, he was the debating captain, achieved South African colours for debating, and won the World Individual Debating Championship. Excerpts...

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Community Service at DHS

06

Oct 2018

Community Service at DHS

A huge thank you to the Boys and Staff of Durban High School for their donations to Open Air School for Casual Day. We managed to raise R 8 631.20. It is a substantial amount that will be greatly appreciated. A special thank you to Mr Pinheiro for his generous support of the event and for encouraging the school to participate. Well done to 9D...

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