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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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October holiday programme at the DHPS-Kindergarten
Thursday, 24 October 2019
October holiday programme at the DHPS-Kindergarten
When the sun is shining in spring - then it is high time for self-made ice cream to share, experiments with pipettes and containers, freezing water and painting with ice blocks. The children in the kindergarten also had a closer look at the four seasons - especially spring. They even enjoyed the heat when...
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National Cattle Breed competition
Wednesday, 23 October 2019
National Cattle Breed competition
The national cattle breed competition for grade 9-11 learners was part of the agricultural Windhoek Show 2019. Marcel zu Bentheim, Juri Krafft (both in class 9a) and Volrat Günzel (class 11b) represented DHPS.On Monday, 30 September, the learners from various schools competed in the first round. They had to pass...
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FINA World Junior Swimming Championships
Monday, 21 October 2019
FINA World Junior Swimming Championships
From 20 to 25 August 2019, the 7th FINA World Junior Swimming Championships were held in Budapest, Hungary.900 swimmers from 110 countries competed against each other in the 50-metre pool of the Duna Arena, the world's most modern indoor swimming pool. Boys aged 15-18 and girls aged 14-17 took part...
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New jungle gym for our pre-school
Friday, 18 October 2019
New jungle gym for our pre-school
The pre-school seized the opportunity and "renovated" the jungle gym as part of the holiday programme. The team of educators were painting, colouring and sweating for 3 days – and delivered an impressive, bright-coloured result, decorated with the children’s handprints. With the help of the janitorial department, who prepared the...
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