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Oct 2016

The Latest from the Head Master’s Desk

The Head Master’s Address from our Senior Speech Day & Prize-Giving Ceremony: Good morning Ladies and Gentlemen, my colleagues from other schools, parents, staff, Old Boys’, Matrics, Gentlemen of DHS and our Guest of Honour and Guest Speaker, Mr Luvuyo Mandela.  Welcome back to your old school, Mr Mandela. This year was one of the most significant in the history of Durban High School.  2016...

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Latest from the Head Master’s Desk : 19 August

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Aug 2016

Latest from the Head Master’s Desk : 19 August

I will attend the Headmasters’ Conference for Traditional State Boys’ Schools next week.  The conference is held annually and this year it is hosted jointly by Westville Boys’ High School and Pinetown Boys’ High School.  The presentations by guest speakers and the information shared amongst our schools are of great value.  This group consists of 24 schools and even though we are scattered throughout the...

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The Latest from the Head Master’s Desk : 12 August 2016

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Aug 2016

The Latest from the Head Master’s Desk : 12 August 2016

We are very proud of our Badminton Team that won the SA National Badminton Tournament when the beat the strong team Fichardt Park from Bloemfontein 3-1 in the final.  The team was unbeaten for the duration of the Tournament, and to top it all, our team will represent South Africa at the All Africa Badminton Tournament in December. Our Athletes competed in the Michaelhouse Athletics...

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Latest from the Head Master’s Desk : 29 July 2016

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Jul 2016

Latest from the Head Master’s Desk : 29 July 2016

I recently read an article on accepting responsibility for your own actions and not blaming others and I would like to share that with you.  You can read the full article called Accept responsibility – the key to better results and relationships at the following web address: http://www.coachingpositiveperformance.com/accept-responsibility/ “When things go wrong in life, it is easy to search for a scapegoat ie, somebody to...

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Latest from the Head Master’s Desk : 22 July 2016

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Jul 2016

Latest from the Head Master’s Desk : 22 July 2016

I welcome the staff and boys of DHS back to the school after the July holidays. Another busy term is waiting but we would not want it any other way. We ended term 2 off with the June Examinations and these reports will be available in the next week. Last week I attended a function at the Education Department where the “One Hundred Days before...

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Latest from the Head Master’s Desk : 20 May 2016

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May 2016

Latest from the Head Master’s Desk : 20 May 2016

There is a lot of excitement in the school as we build up to the Founders Weekend from 3-4 June.  This is our most important weekend of the year and we expect a large number of Old Boys to descend on Durban and our beloved school over that weekend.  There are groups getting together and we also have the Old Boys Dinner on the Friday,...

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Latest from the Head Master’s Desk : 13 May 2016

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May 2016

Latest from the Head Master’s Desk : 13 May 2016

This is an article I wrote almost three years ago and would like it to be circulated again: From time to time I get asked whether children involved in sport at a competitive level, should specialize in one sport and if the decision is to specialize, at what age they should start specializing? I do not have all the answers, but I have been involved...

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