News Articles


Well Done to the DHS Swim Team!

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Feb 2020

Well Done to the DHS Swim Team!

The 2020 swimming season was one of great excitement. The boys started the season slowly and gained momentum as we progressed. Huge emphasis was placed on the technical aspects of each stroke and with that we were able to eliminate any possible disqualifications. Elite swim coach Mrs D McLeod continued working as the Head Coach and she was assisted by Mr M Nixon-James. Both added...

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Chasing Mandela’s Rainbow

28

Feb 2020

Chasing Mandela’s Rainbow

Phendulani Buthelezi, Head Prefect and Captain of Rugby in 2017, features in a film which is premièring in KZN at the Suncoast Cine Centre Cinema on 6 April. This award winning movie was filmed during the course of 2017 and parts of the movie were filmed at DHS as the film crew followed Phepsi around. It features three school children from South Africa, one of...

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KZN Jazz & Rock Music Festival Tickets available from Quicket!

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Feb 2020

KZN Jazz & Rock Music Festival Tickets available from Quicket!

The KZN Schools Jazz & Rock Music Festival on 20 and 21 March promises to be an exciting event with performances by : The Black Lapels Rowan Stuart Ernie Smith Afrosoul KZN Schools Bands Natalie Rungan Tickets are now available from Quicket: https://www.quicket.co.za/events/99155-kzn-schools-jazz-and-rock-music-festival-2020/


Congratulations to Mr Alan Norton on his promotion!

22

Feb 2020

Congratulations, Mr Norton!

It is with great pride that Durban High School congratulates Mr Alan Norton on his promotion to Principal of Durban North College. Mr Norton served School with distinction for 30 years and this is a well-deserved appointment. Mr Norton played a key role in the academic sphere of School through Geography, the Pastoral side as a Grade Head and Head of Discipline and on the...

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KZN Schools Jazz & Rock Music Festival @ DHS

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Feb 2020

KZN Schools Jazz & Rock Music Festival @ DHS

Durban High School is proud to be hosting the inaugural KZN Schools Jazz & Rock Music Festival from 20 to 22 March 2020. Our Head of Music, Ms Natalie Rungan is the Festival Director. An article on the Festival appeared in the Sunday Tribune, a copy of which is below: A soulful, uplifting and educational holiday break has been lined up for KZN youth with an...

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Grade 11 Top 3
(from left) Thiyashan Pillay (2nd), Talon Sewnath (1st), Sachen Pather (3rd)

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Feb 2020

Junior Prize Giving

On Friday 14 February 2020, Durban High School hosted our Junior Prize-Giving Awards Ceremony to celebrate the academic achievements of our young men in 2019 for Grades 8 to 11. The event was attended by parents, invited guests, staff and boys, as well as Guest Speaker, Dr Kwame Adu Acheaw Spanos. The Junior Academic Awards Ceremony is a learner centred ceremony, with most of the...

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Top 5 in Grade 11

31

Jan 2020

Top 5 in the Grade : Term 4 2019

Congratulations to the following young men of Durban High School who placed in the Top 5 in their Grade for Term 4 of 2019: Grade 11 (2019) 1st           Talon Sewnath 2nd          Thiyashan Pillay 3rd           Sachen Pather 4th           Mas’ood Bassa 5th           Shukvir Mothilall Grade 10XX (2019): 1st           Sharik Ramjee 2nd          Shaphan Govender Grade 10 (2019): 1st           Mikail Kreuzer 2nd          Tusani Mthembu 3rd           Jadin Dayanund 4th           Asher...

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Electives Programme 2020

31

Jan 2020

Electives Programme 2020

On Monday 3 January the 2020 Elective programme will begin. The past two weeks has given the boys the opportunity to find out about all the wonderful electives we are offering this year. It has also given those wanting to enrol in the Sports Academies an opportunity to experience the level of coaching the academies will offer and how it can take their sport to...

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Welcome, Mr Simanga Ngcongo

24

Jan 2020

Welcome, Mr Simanga Ngcongo

We are delighted to welcome to Durban High School on a full time basis our new Deputy Head Master, Mr Simanga Ngcongo! Mr Ngcongo was loaned to us on a part-time basis last year by NewBridge College. His input and assistance was so invaluable, we have appropriated him full time. Mr Ngcongo’s professional qualifications and work experience are impressive. He is a dedicated and motivated...

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Sachin Pather and Naseem Essa

24

Jan 2020

Congratulations!

Congratulations to the following young gentlemen of DHS who have achieved in the following areas: Naseem Essa and Sachen Pather participated in the South African Junior Chess Championships, playing for the Ethekwini U18A team, which was placed first and won Gold.  Naseem won 6 out of 7 of his games and won the Board 1 Prize. This means he was ranked 1st out of 2240 participating...

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