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Workshop on the Colonial History of Namibia
Monday, 16 December 2019
Workshop on the Colonial History of Namibia
Prior to this workshop, which took place on 11 November 2019, grade 11 learners dealt with two different texts on Namibia's colonial history. The first text was an excerpt of the book “Journal of Namibian Studies” by Andreas Eckl, Matthias Häußler and Jekura Kavari. The second text came from the...
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Christmas at the DHPS Kindergarten
Friday, 06 December 2019
Christmas at the DHPS Kindergarten
On 26 November, a Christmas concert was held in the kindergarten and each group contributed its ideas. The event opened with a short film, in which the children talk about their Christmas customs, sing and make music. Dressed up as Christmas trees and bells, the kids of the kindergarten performed an English rhyme, or...
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New DHPS Newsletter: December 2019
Thursday, 05 December 2019
New DHPS Newsletter: December 2019
The latest DHPS-Newsletter (December 2019) has arrived!We hope you enjoy the last day of school, wish you a relaxing festive season, all the best for 2020 - and we hope you enjoy reading this issue.
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„Erinnern für die Gegenwart“ – Recollecting the Past for Today
Friday, 29 November 2019
„Erinnern für die Gegenwart“ – Recollecting the Past for Today
140 German schools abroad were called to participate – during the 2019/2020 school year – in a competition on projects on commemorative culture(-s). Contributions within the respective contexts of German schools abroad were solicited, aiming at, amongst others, reworking questions around the everyday life prevailing during the time of National...
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Première: A Namibian Christmas Tale
Monday, 18 November 2019
Première: A Namibian Christmas Tale
Do you know why a warthog holds its tail up like an antenna? One day, the animals made their way to baby Jesus. However, the warthog was only allowed to join them under one condition: it had to stay in the background because it was too ugly and could frighten...
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A real Treasure Chest: Inauguration of the DHPS reading room
Friday, 15 November 2019
A real Treasure Chest: Inauguration of the DHPS reading room
13 November 2019 was a very special day for the kindergarten, pre-school and language development department of the DHPS. Finally, the new reading room, called the “Schatzkiste” (treasure chest) was officially opened and inaugurated during a small ceremony.From the first idea of a reading room to the opening, only 2...
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Team players, courageous individuals: DHPS bids farewell to its 2019 Abitur graduates
Monday, 11 November 2019
Team players, courageous individuals: DHPS bids farewell to its 2019 Abitur graduates
On Friday, 01 November 2019, the DHPS bid farewell to 44 Abitur graduates, who are entering a new phase of their lives. This not only marked the end of the young people's school career, but, above all, the beginning of unlimited opportunities with a bilingual and globally recognised graduation certificate,...
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Choir Confidential: Bringing the DHPS choir class to the next level
Friday, 08 November 2019
Choir Confidential: Bringing the DHPS choir class to the next level
Around 140 choir conductors from all over South Africa and Namibia attended a choir workshop in Cape Town, presented by Andre van der Merwe, conductor of the Stellenbosch University Choir and Stellen-berg Girls'Choir. Also DHPS teacher and conductor of the choir class, Martina Visser, took part in this special training.It...
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1st & 2nd place at the Pupkewitz Interschools Swimming Gala
Wednesday, 06 November 2019
1st & 2nd place at the Pupkewitz Interschools Swimming Gala
The national Pupkewitz Interschools Swimming Gala took place at the Katutura swimming pool on 25 and 26 October. This year, 18 schools with a total of 752 participants competed in the event. In the end, the DHPS boys and girls from the primary section took second place with 505 points, while the winner, St. Pauls...
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Great new books for our pre-school
Wednesday, 06 November 2019
Great new books for our pre-school
Our new books on the pre-school´s weekly topics have finally arrived: They are about our environment, how to reduce waste or look for precious details in the "Wimmelbuch" - our pre-school learners will soon learn all that and have huge fun with the new books.... And soon, we will even...
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