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Grade 8 Leadership & Orientation Camp

24

Jan 2020

Grade 8 Leadership & Orientation Camp

After a busy week of orientation our new crop off Grade 8s arrived at school on Friday morning abuzz with excitement for the traditional Grade 8 Camp Out and Leadership Course. Even though the boys had been briefed repeatedly during the week it was very clear a few had had their bags packed by mom or dad – and thus arrived looking equipped for a...

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Rashae Govender receives his award for placing 5th in the Umlazi District

17

Jan 2020

Matric Results – Class of 2019!

The Class of 2019 produced another fine set of results for our School. The overall pass rate was 98,8%, with two boys narrowly missing a pass. We trust they will pass their supplementary exam, thereby giving us a 100% pass. The 162 Matric boys who were resulted achieved a total of 156 A symbols, with a Bachelor Pass rate of 72.8%. The overall aggregate of...

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Mrs Glossop, Mr Flannagan, Mrs Neave, Mr Balkissoon, Ms Smith

17

Dec 2019

Farewell!

Sadly, we had to bid farewell to a few of our staff members at the end of this year. Treasure Neave, Head of Department, and Audrey Glossop, Maths, are both retiring. Mrs Neave has taught accounting at Durban High School for 22 years and Mrs Glossop taught Maths for 18 years. They have both served our school well and will be missed. TREASURE NEAVE By...

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Armistice Service

20

Nov 2019

Armistice Service

Monday 11 November 2019 saw Durban High School paying respect to their fallen soldiers at an Armistice Service, an important event on our calendar. This annual ceremony honours those DHS Old Boys who lost their lives in World War I, subsequent wars and in service to their country. In his welcome address, the Head Master, Mr A D Pinheiro, said: “This annual service serves as...

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U18 Academy Week Rugby - Mr Ronnie Uys and Mr Florian Genade

20

Nov 2019

Congratulations!

Congratulations to the following gentlemen of Durban High School ‐ Boys and Staff ‐ who have achieved the following accolades: Rivaldo Soni has been selected for the South African U17 Badminton The young men below achieved in the Sciences Olympiads: Daniel Kreuzer ‐ Grade 9 Natural Sciences 87% (Gold) Mikail Kreuzer ‐ Grade 10 Life Sciences 80%  (Gold) Sithembiso Kubheka ‐ Grade 11 Life Sciences Over...

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Head Prefect for 2019, Xhanti Njokweni

20

Nov 2019

Blackmore House Awards Dinner

This prestigious end of year celebratory event was held in October 2019. The House Mother, Mrs Hellenberg, and staff went all out to ensure that the décor was representative of this much awaited occasion. Mr Pinheiro, the Head Master, and Mrs Pinheiro, were the Guests of Honour and Mrs Ardé, the Superintendent’s wife, also attended. Former Superintendent, Bryan Adam, and his wife were also welcome...

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Sisonke – We are Together!

05

Nov 2019

Sisonke – We are Together!

At the end of last term we marked another milestone in the history of our school as we celebrated the 20th heritage day since the advent of our democracy, with a school concert: SISONKE – WE ARE TOGETHER. The 24 September is a South African public holiday; where all South Africans celebrate their culture and the diversity of their beliefs and traditions. This celebration was...

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DHS Achieves Cricket Blue Chip Status!

30

Oct 2019

DHS Achieves Cricket Blue Chip Status!

Durban High School is delighted to have recently been awarded the coveted prestigious Blue Chip status as a school of cricket excellence by Cricket South Africa. The Blue Chip Schools programme, CSA’s highest qualification rating for cricket school excellence, is designed to reward schools committed to providing an environment that will enable young players to exploit their full potential as sportspeople and to become the...

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Senior Prize Giving Ceremony

30

Oct 2019

Senior Prize Giving Ceremony

The Durban High School annual Senior Prize-Giving was held on Thursday 10 October at 10h00. The guest speaker for the event was DHS Old Boy, Mr Neil Coppen, Class of 1999. The audience was welcomed to the ceremony by Head of Department, Mr Sunil Bodasing, and then addressed by the Head Master, Mr A D Pinheiro, who gave his enlightened perspectives on education. His address...

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Grade 12 Bell Ringing Ceremony

30

Oct 2019

Grade 12 Bell Ringing Ceremony

The Grade 12 Bell Ringing Ceremony, held directly after the Senior Prize Giving this year, began with Mr Bodasing explaining the significance of the 8 Bells, which was to signify the changing of the watch as the Seniors, the Class of 2019, took their official leave and handed over their seniority to the Grade 11s, the Class of 2020. Each Grade 12 Boy then came...

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