Wednesday, 15 November 2017
Traditional and contemporary: Roof-wetting of our new sports gym
Construction work of our new sports gym progresses rapidly: The building contractors took the opportunity to present the progress to invited guests during the roof-wetting ceremony on 14 November 2017 and celebrated with the architects and school representatives.Traditional roof-wetting slogans in the builders’ jargon by contractor Hans-Peter Schulz (Namibia Construction),...
Tuesday, 14 November 2017
Abitur 2017: We bid our largest grade farewell
54 DHPS-learners advanced to a new, very special stage in life: They have successfully completed their Abitur and now start their “life after school".In a total of 162 written and 112 oral exams, under DHPS subject teachers and Rolf Knieling, examination commissioner of the Standing Conference of Education Ministers of...
Monday, 13 November 2017
30 medals at the National Judo Championships
Our DHPS judoka had a particularly successful weekend at the “Namibian Open Judo Championships” on 4 November 2017 at the Cimbebasia Primary School in Windhoek.Not only for the experienced fighters from the South African Open Championships, but also our new yellow belts, were showered with medals. We won 4 trophies...
Friday, 10 November 2017
“Once upon a time there was..., or was there not?”
DHPS Primary School presents a special fairy taleWriting your own theater play, letting your imagination run wild and putting your ideas into a script? For the theatre extra-mural of the Deutsche Höhere Privatschule (DHPS) primary school, under Carina Schumacher, this was no problem as they demonstrated in their fairy tale...
Monday, 30 October 2017
Florian and Patrick are the Bank Windhoek BizzKids winners
They made it!We share the joy of our learners, Florian Fechter and Patrick Beggs (both in the 10b) about their success in the Bank Windhoek BizzKids Market:Florian has won the first prize with www.vetstert.com, his innovative marketing platform for Namibian mutton, while Patrick landed on 2nd place with his...
Wednesday, 25 October 2017
Renovation of the DHPS gym hall in full progress
The days of our gym hall, as we knew it, are numbered. Since beginning of May 2017, the construction work is in full progress and the gym hall currently undergoes extensive renovations. Both, in the interior and the exterior areas, large-scale conversion measures are applied and presumably in the first...
Tuesday, 24 October 2017
Ain’t no mountain high enough for our MTB-team
Mountain biking rocks. It is just fun and exercising outdoors is healthy. These are just a few of the many reasons why one should grab a mountain bike and start to explore the outdoors. Since cycling becomes increasingly popular in Namibia, our school also wants to give its learners the...
Thursday, 19 October 2017
Mobile exhibition: Changing Climate - Changing Namibia
Climate change affects people and environment all over the world.
Namibia as one of the driest sub-Saharan countries is seriously
affected: higher temperatures, dry spells and heavy rainfalls do not
only impact on agriculture, but also on many other areas of life. We are glad to host the mobile exhibition...
Wednesday, 04 October 2017
KiGa-Spring Festival: Well, and who are you?
I am me ... and YOU are YOUThe story of "Das Kleine Ich bin Ich” ("Little I am Me") was the topic of this year's spring festival at the DHPS kindergarten on 30 September 2017. All children were actively involved in the preparations - either in creating the costumes or...
Monday, 02 October 2017
Golden and Silver "Lilie” Awards for DHPS
Dedication, competence, high educational quality, openness, responsibility - these are just a few of the characteristics, which are expected from teachers at an excellent school. We are therefore particularly enthused about having exactly those teachers at the DHPS and are very proud of Carola von Blottnitz and Monika Trossbach, who,...