Tuesday, 16 April 2019
#FridaysForFuture: Learners’ commitment to climate protection
“Fridays For Future“ – the global learner and student movement for climate protection is now on everyone's lips. Grade 10 to 12 learners of the DHPS also joined the protests and marched through the city centre of Windhoek to the parliament building on 15 March 2019.There was great public...
Monday, 15 April 2019
SRC elections at the DHPS
On Tuesday, 27 March 2019, 15 DHPS learners from grades 9 and 10 were particularly nervous, because they all were nominated potential SRC (Students’ representative council) members. First, they tried to win the votes of grade 5 to 8 learners with their speeches, which they afterwards repeated for the high-school...
Tuesday, 09 April 2019
Carnival Spirit at DHPS WiKa Royal Couples visit the school
A "rocket” in the school auditorium, music and dance on stage, butterflies, lions and princesses among the spectators, colourful decoration, self-crafted medals from the pre-schoolers and a great atmosphere - these are the heralds of Carnival celebrations in Windhoek.Of course, the royal couples of the WiKa (Windhoeker Karneval) also visited...
Monday, 01 April 2019
“First German” has kicked off
Since mid-February, the pre-school children of the "Swan"-Class take part in “First German” once a week. They learn how to greet each other in German and sing German songs. During the first topic, they get to know some animals from Paul Maars book “Die Maus, die hat Geburtstag heut’”. Tom,...
Monday, 01 April 2019
International Basketball Tournament in Mafikeng/South Africa 2019
On Friday, 22 March, five girls and ten boys, all learners of the Deutsche Höhere Privatschule Windhoek (DHPS) got up very early, despite the school calendar’s promise of a long weekend on the occasion of the Namibian Independence Day celebrations.Accompanied by their coach and teacher Melusi Linda, one DHPS boys’...
Wednesday, 27 March 2019
DHPS as a partner in the Special Olympics: Namibian team takes bronze
Experiencing joy, showing courage, strengthening self-confidence, building friendships between people with and without mental disabilities, developing skills and improving fitness - these are just a few of the goals of the Sport Organisation Special Olympics.There is also a national committee in Namibia - the Special Olympics Namibia (SON), founded in...
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...