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Mr Pinheiro starts on a winning note!

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Apr 2017

Mr Pinheiro starts on a winning note!

Mr Pinheiro tenure as Head Master of DHS has been welcomed by both the boys and staff team. His inaugural speech on Tuesday 18 April 2017, clearly, spelt out his vision for ‘School’. He explained in particular, the values that both the pupils and the staff would need to embrace, as the school moves forward into an exciting future. There is undoubtedly a new spring...

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New Headmaster for DHS

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Apr 2017

New Headmaster for DHS

New Headmaster for DHS The much anticipated announcement of Tony Pinheiro as the new Headmaster of Durban High School has been released by the Department of Education.  Seen as one of South Africa’s leading high school educationists, Mr Pinheiro will take up the new appointment on 18 April 2017. Mr Pinheiro started his teaching career in 1992 and joined Glenwood High School in April 1994....

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The Victor Daitz Mathematics & Science Centre

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Feb 2017

Opening of The Victor Daitz Mathematics & Science Centre

The exciting transformation of the existing Science Block into The Victor Daitz Mathematics & Science Centre concluded on Wednesday, 22 February 2017 with the official opening ceremony taking place. This magnificent upgrade cost R6.6m and has been sponsored by very generous donations of R5.1m from The Victor Daitz Foundation and R1.5m from The DHS Foundation Trust. The order of proceedings included an address by Mr...

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RIP Raymond Pearson

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Feb 2017

RIP Raymond Pearson

Tributes are pouring in on social media for 23-year-old Raymond Pearson, whose body washed up on Suncoast beach two days after he dived off North Pier. Pearson and a friend had gone to the beach on Tuesday and wanted to jump off the pier into the sea. Pearson and Ryan Agnew jumped into the water, but because of the current and high tide, it was...

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RIP Mr Colin Pay

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Jan 2017

RIP Mr Colin Pay

The sudden death of Colin Pay while on a visit to family in Leeds, UK was most unexpected. When one talks of DHS, its ethos and traditions, one name that immediately springs to mind- is Colin Pay. Colin’s father was an OB, and he was an OB of the 1960’ and spent his whole teaching life, from 1970 to 1997 at DHS. Colin was an...

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RIP Mr Roy Cowgill

09

Jan 2017

RIP Mr Roy Cowgill

It is with great sadness and deep shock that we learnt today of the unexpected passing of Mr Roy Cowgill after a short illness. Mr Cowgill was a highly respected and loved teacher and member of staff. He was promoted to Durban High School as Senior Assistant in the Biology Department, teaching Biology and General Science in 1978. In 1994, he was promoted to Head...

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RIP Trevor Goddard

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Nov 2016

RIP Trevor Goddard

DHS Old Boy and world renowned Cricketer and former South African Captain, Trevor Goddard, has passed away aged 85 after a long illness. Our deepest condolences to his family and friends. South Africa has lost a cricketing hero. “Goddard was the epitome of the allrounder‚ capable of opening the batting as well as the bowling. He did both left-handed‚ and expertly enough to score 26...

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