Tuesday, 28 November 2017
Breaking new ground - Grade 11 learners design the Day of kindness
What could be more suitable for a "Day of Kindness” than encounter with strangers and unknown persons? Engaging in unfamiliar perceptions? Developing an understanding for other beliefs? Providing an opportunity for questions that allow for conversations at eye level?For several weeks, in an interdisciplinary ethics and religion project, DIA branch...
Monday, 27 November 2017
DHPS is awarded the Paul Peter Land - Prize 2017
On Friday, 3 November 2017, the Paul Peter Land - Prize was presented as part of the Annual General Meeting of the Deutscher Kulturrat (DKR). This year again, the Deutsche Höhere Privatschule Windhoek (DHPS) won this prize, which, since 1998, is annually awarded by the German Cultural Council (Deutscher Kulturrat,...
Thursday, 23 November 2017
DHPS Theatre Group presents “Ms Müller must go!”
Classroom of the 9b, on an evening during the week, sometime before 22 o’clock, because then all get thrown out by the janitor. Five parents have gathered to save their fosterlings’ school career: The class is getting out of hand and the only person to blame is Ms Müller, the...
Monday, 20 November 2017
DHPS assists by donating furniture
A few months ago, our learners and teachers were equipped with new chairs and tables. But what has actually happened to the old, yet well-maintained furniture?In particular, the DHPS wanted to brighten up the school life of other Namibian schools: Some truckloads went to the Namibian Ministry of Education, who...
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...
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...