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Oct 2019

Special Sport & Culture Awards Ceremony

“Play a sport. It will teach you how to win honourably, lose gracefully, respect authority, work with others, manage your time and stay out of trouble.” Durban High School hosted its Special Sport & Cultural Awards Assembly on Monday 8 October. The purpose of this ceremony is to highlight and honour the achievements of our Boys in the sporting and cultural arena. Deputy Head Master...

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Prefects for 2020

07

Oct 2019

Prefect Body for 2020 Announced!

Congratulations to the following young men who have been appointed as Prefects for 2020: Head Prefect – Quincy Hitler Deputy Head Prefects – Avumile Bongco and Brian Dosemba Prefects: Mu’aaz Bassa Sandise Cezula Sinakhokonke Dhlomo Nqobani Dlamini Benjamin Hulett Azhar Karolia Fuzail Khalil Sithembiso Khubeka Grant Khuzwayo Sonqoba Makhanya Kwanele Manukuza Muhammad Moosa Dylan Morgenrood Ntando Mpuqa Awande Ndlovu Sisipho Nofuya Hlumelo Noncembu Nqobile Piri Thiyashan Pillay Joshua...

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The Media Centre in 2018

07

Oct 2019

Celebrating the Old Lady of DHS – Part Four

MEMORIAL HALL 1919 – 2019 PART 4 by Jeremy Oddy The attack on the original dome at the entrance to the building was not the only modification to the edifice. The two sets of brick stairs on either side of the Hall were removed, and those entrances were enclosed. The stage was removed but not the memories that were created there. The entrance under the...

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DHS U16A Team

07

Oct 2019

DHS U16 Water Polo Tournament

The DHS U16 Water Polo Tournament was held over the period 26-29 September. Originally, we had received 20 positive responses but unfortunately, we had three late withdrawals from Kearsney, Reddam Umhlanga and Pearson from Port Elizabeth. We were still fortunate to attract the powerhouses of water polo from around SA. The pool matches were all closely contested matches with no single result having a goal...

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The Old Memorial Hall shortly after the dome had been destroyed

07

Oct 2019

Celebrating The Old Lady of DHS – Part Two

THE OLD MEMORIAL HALL 1919-2019 (Part 2) by Jeremy Oddy (Class of 1962) The New Hall of 1919, a magnificent structure, was the centre of attraction to the general public, and of course its neo-classical, late 18th century style reviving the precision and symmetry of Rome and Greece, reinforced Head Master Langley’s mission to educate his boys in the classical languages and philosophy of Ancient...

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Matric Art Boys Excel!

07

Oct 2019

Matric Art Boys Excel!

We are very proud of our Art boys who excelled in the recent Matric Art Practical examinations, with a very high number of A symbols awarded. Below are a few photos of the work they produced which was displayed in the form of an exhibition for the Department of Education markers. Congratulations to the boys and to the Art Department on the exceptional work their...

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Grade 11 Dance – Under the Tuscan Sun

07

Oct 2019

Grade 11 Dance – Under the Tuscan Sun

Under the Tuscan Sun was the theme for this year’s Grade 11 Dance which took place on Saturday,  7 September 2019. The Grade 11s and their partners were all looking quite dashing in their semi-formal attire when they arrived at school, despite being wind- blown on this beautiful spring evening. The evening of fun commenced from the moment the couples arrived as they were warmly...

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Bridge Building Competition

07

Oct 2019

Electives Corner : Bridge Building

The competition is for Grades 10 to 12 learners from Durban schools and serves to bridge the gap between the civil engineering profession and the youth of South Africa. Three of our boys went along to the competition, Troy Getkate and Mohamed Ismal (Grade 8) who competed and Storm von Mollenberg (Grade 9) who made this record of the event. “Coastlands Hotel recently hosted the...

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7s Rugby KZN Selections
Brian Dosemba, Mr Ruan Lombard (Coach/Manager) and Nqobani Dlamini

07

Oct 2019

Congratulations!

Congratulations to the following on their achievements: Brian Dosemba and Nqobani Dlamini have been selected for the Sharks High Schools U17 Sevens Rugby to represent KZN at the National Sevens Tournament hosted by the Griffons High Schools Rugby Association from Thursday 19 September to Saturday 21 September 2019 at the HT Pelatona Rugby Stadium in Welkom. DHS 7s Rugby Coach, Mr Ruan Lombard, has been selected as...

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