Monday, 25 March 2019
DHPS Cultural Day
On 20th March 2019 the DHPS celebrated the Namibian Independence Day with their traditional “Cultural Day” (due to the Public holiday one day in advance). According to the motto “One for
all, all for the school”, the Buddy System was introduced: Within the
designated school periods, and in the spirit...
Tuesday, 19 March 2019
At first hand: Gr. 6 Art Excursion
Grade 6 Art class together with their teacher Ms Sharee Kock visited the OMBA Gallery at the Craft Centre to view the exhibition 'Reflection in Form’ by Namibian mother and daughter duo, Elna Venter and Comine Bruwer. The class have made their own sculptures and visited the exhibition in...
Monday, 18 March 2019
Witness of the holocaust visits Gr. 11 & 12
In the second week of this academic year, grade 11 and 12 DHPS learners of the DIA branch had the unique opportunity to talk to a witness of the Second World War.In her meeting with the learners, Ms Marianne Degginger spoke about her life, especially about her experiences in the...
Friday, 15 March 2019
DKR Cultural Festival 2019
This year's Cultural Festival took place at the DHPS from 7 to 10 March under the motto “Treffpunkt Tiere - Deutschland trifft Namibia” (Animal meeting point - Encounter of Germany and Namibia). Private schools of Grootfontein, Otjiwarongo, Omaruru, Swakopmund, Meerdorfer Musikschule, Delta School Windhoek and DHPS were represented.On Thursday, we...
Tuesday, 12 March 2019
Celebrating 110 years DHPS: Open Day & DKR Cultural Festival
On the occasion of the 110th anniversary, a real "festive week” was held at the Deutsche Höhere Privatschule Windhoek (DHPS). In addition to the Orchestra Week of German Schools in Southern Africa - which was organised and hosted by the DHPS this year and culminated in the closing concert on...
Monday, 11 March 2019
Goose bumps and standing ovations at the final concert of the Orchestra Week
From 4 to 8 March 2019, violin melodies, flute tones, percussion rhythms and brass sounds dominated the soundscape on the campus of the Deutsche Höhere Privatschule Windhoek (DHPS) and plunged this week into a very special musi-cal, almost magical atmosphere. Around 100 motivated young musicians from German schools in Windhoek,...
Tuesday, 05 March 2019
Official Start of the Orchestra Week
Preparations were in full swing, the school premises were creatively decorated with musical elements and the rehearsals became more and more professional. Finally, the big day arrived: the opening of the Orchestra Week of the German Schools in Southern Africa.Since Monday, 04/03/2019, flute and violin sounds, brass melodies and percussion...
Friday, 01 March 2019
DHPS Choir class: Successful start
Singing and making music in a group promotes the key competencies such as team skills, mutual aware-ness and support. Singing develops a comprehensive body awareness and sharing experiences in concerts is great fun. Active singing and making music promotes the listening skills. However, these are by far...
Friday, 01 March 2019
Reading project: Great stories from primary school for kindergarden
Twice already, the learners from Grade 4 enriched our daily routine and the kindergarten children with stories. Since the beginning of February, the “big kids” visit the kindergarten on a regular basis. First of was Ms Krenz’s class. The learners shared little duckling stories and we wondered: How did the...
Thursday, 28 February 2019
Cooperation, Consideration, Collaboration: Method days Gr. 1-4
The Method Day took place on 13 February in grades 1 to 4, and learners practiced various working techniques and methods. In partner work, learners of grades 1 and 2 jointly tried out different yoga exercises and thus won the trust of their fellow learners. They also became acquainted with...