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...
Wednesday, 06 November 2019
1st & 2nd place at the Pupkewitz Interschools Swimming Gala
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.
end, the DHPS boys and girls from the primary section took second place with
505 points, while the winner, St. Pauls...
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...
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
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...
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...
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...
Monday, 14 October 2019
Focus on Afrikaans
Last year, the Afrikaans department of the Deutsche Höhere Privatschule Windhoek (DHPS) organised a special day under the topic of “Afrikaans Dag”, for the first time, which was repeated with the grade 7 learners this year.“This day is all about the Afrikaans language, culture and tradition", says Ms Lize-Mari Esterhuyse,...
Friday, 11 October 2019
IJF Interschools judo competition
Day 1: First IJF Inter-schools Team Competition held at DHPSAbout 140 judoka visited the DHPS on 26 September 2019. Besides the Namibia Judo Schools Project (Cimbebasia Primary School, Madume Primary School, Windhoek International School, Windhoek Gymnasium, School of the Visually Impaired and Hearing Impaired), a South African team competed against...