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Review: “Waiting for Godot”

Thursday, February 9, 2017 WAITING FOR GODOT All aspects of the production are out of the top drawer. (Review by Keith Millar) It is difficult to believe that the rendition of Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot which was seen this week at the Roy Couzens Theatre at Westville Boys High School is, in fact, a […]

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WBHS rules the pool at the Alan Burt Gala for 10th consecutive year

The 51st running of the Alan Burt Gala was hosted by St Stithians. Swimming at altitude is always a bit more taxing for the coastal schools. That is always of some concern to Westville’s coaches as most of their swimmers compete mainly at sea level. The gala was first swum in 1966 by Parktown, DHS, […]

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Message from the Headmaster regarding the passing of Bryn Magree

We are deeply saddened to report the loss of one of our Grade 11 pupils, Bryn Magree. He passed away early this morning at 3.00 am. Bryn suffered a brain aneurysm at a gym in the Westville Shopping Centre late yesterday afternoon. Doctors have confirmed that Bryn’s aneurysm had remained dormant for many years, could […]

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WBHS 1st Cricket Team return unbeaten from the prestigious Grey High Cricket Festival

Playing against some of the top cricketing schools in South Africa, Westville’s young side more than held their own at the Grey High School Festival in Port Elizabeth in early January, returning undefeated. The team played 4 fixtures, with 3 convincing victories. The one draw was against Grey College (Bloemfontein) where rain stopped play. Westville […]

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From Westville Boys’ High School to Harvard University

From Incepto ne Desistam to Veritas. From Westville Boys’ High School 2016 to Harvard University 2021. Our very special congratulations to Sasasa Dlamini on his acceptance to Harvard University in the United States of America for 2017. Sasasa excelled in his NSC exams attaining 7 distinctions. He was a member of the senior KZN Debating […]

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Sport vs Kearsney 10/11 February

Summer Sport Fixtures vs Kearsney with fillers – Final 1

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WBHS proudly presents William Shakespeare’s CORIOLANUS

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Archived News

WBHS wins U15 section of the Top 10 Water polo Tournament

Westville U15 Water polo team had a fantastic weekend in the pool. The boys kicked off the KZN water polo tournament with a convincing win over Michaelhouse beating them 15- 1.   They continued to dominate their pool beating DHS 14- 0, Hilton 6-1 and Maritzburg College 12-1 ending up top of  their  pool and qualifying […]

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Joshua Dannhauser selected for SA Mens Swimming Team

Joshua Dannhauser is the latest Westville boy to be selected for the SA Men’s Swimming team participating in the All Africa CANA Games. He excelled at this event, winning Bronze medals in the 800m and 1500m Freestyle events; and a Gold medal in the 4 x 200m Freestyle relay. He returns to school later this […]

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David Weber wins Grade 10 Best Speaker Competition

David Weber has been named as winner of the Grade 10 Best Speaker Competition. In his excellent presentation he addressed the ad hoc approach and negative attitude to the world around us and made a plea for individuals to change their self-centred attitudes to ensure a better future for all. The competition is an initiative […]

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Grade 9 Leadership Camp

As part of the WBHS Leadership Programme, the Grade 9 boys embarked on a 3 day hike in the Umkomaas Valley hosted by Roselands Adventure Centre.  230 Grade 9 pupils and 10 brave staff members hiked 40km over 3 days. The theme on day 1 was “Choices vs Consequence.”  The boys were split into groups […]

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WBHS Debaters have made history!

Nicholas Herd, Sasa Dlamini and Reagan Naidoo, started in 2012 as a young and inexperienced Grade 8 Debating Team. Inspired and dedicated they went on to win the Durban Coastal Debating League (DCDL) at the end of that season. They continued as the Junior Debating Team in 2013. They progressed through to the quarter finals. […]

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WBHS U19A Softball team win KZN League for second consecutive year

Westville’s Under 19A Softball team finished off another unbeaten season in style last Friday night. Conditions on the night were appalling with the rain bucketing down at times and the first game against St Henry’s having to be called short towards the end of the third frame,  with the current champions way in front. The […]

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Review: “The Time of your Life – an 80’s extravaganza!”

Friday, August 19, 2016 THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE A glorious, spectacular, and quirky kaleidoscope of colour, sparkle, music, lycra, youthful energy, zeal, personality and talent. (Review by Keith Millar) No matter how extravagantly I praise Westville Boys High School’s astonishing production, I would still do it an injustice. But let me try, anyway. The […]

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WBHS’s great Golf success

Five Westville Boys’ High golfers were selected for the KZN School’s Golf teams. Jono Broomhead, Tim Hayward and Listanthan Moodley were selected for the KZN A side, while Dylan Underwood and Ryan Welsh were selected for the provincial B team. This follows another most successful season for the WBHS 1st team which culminated in their […]

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2016 Academic Tour

“Insane!” was the catchphrase used by many of this year’s tourists to describe the exhilarating moments enjoyed on the Tour of 2016. There was an air of excitement as we headed off for Johannesburg on the morning of Friday 29 July. After the obligatory pit stops, we finally arrived at our first port of call […]

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Westville 1St Football Team edges out DHS

Westville Boys’ High School hosted DHS in a mid-week fixture. The 1st Team was keen to get their domestic season underway, especially after rain had interrupted the opening weeks of the Football season. A fairly closely contested away draw against Kloof the previous week,  also added fuel to Westville’s charges as they sought a convincing […]

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WBHS are KZN Golf Champs for the 5th time in 10 years

On Sunday 31 July and Monday 1 August, Victoria Country club hosted the annual KZN Inter Schools Golf event. 75 golfers from 14 high schools competed in the event. Weather conditions were perfect for Golf but the course was tricky and the greens proved to be a tough test. Nikhil Gopal from St Charles won […]

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WBHS Pupils make resounding impact at International conference

Nine WBHS students represented School at the 2016 World Leading Schools Association (WLSA) Student Conference in Shanghai. The theme of the conference was Sustainability. The conference was held at the Qingpu campus of the High School Affiliated to Fudan University. The Grade 10 delegation comprising David Weber, Matthew Visser, Asakhe Fakude, Tom Earle and Jarrod […]

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Westville’s Thembo Makhanya captains SA Schools’ Tennis Team

Thembo Makhanya of Westville Boys’ High School has been named as Captain of the South African Schools’ Tennis Team for their tour to the UK this month. Thembo has made a name for himself as one of the top junior players in his age-group in the country and, as the captain and number 1 player […]

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Westville 1st XV beats Michaelhouse on Old Boys’ Day

Westville Boy’s High School welcomed Michaelhouse on Bowdens Field for their Old Boy’s day. The Westville Old Boy’s had come out in their numbers and the 1st rugby team did not disappoint them. Westville played attractive rugby from the onset. The home team received a penalty soon after kick off  which full back Jared Lombard […]

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Westville 1st team Hockey continue fantastic season with 1-0 win over Michaelhouse

Westville Boys hosted inland giants, Michaelhouse, on Saturday knowing they had another tough game on their hands. The game started at a high tempo with Westville getting into their stride early on. The home side created a couple of very good chances but they failed to capitalize with poor finishing costing them. As the half […]

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Westville surfers riding high

The WBHS Surfing team has won through to the final of the KZN schools Surfing league. The team comprises Cody Coetsee (Captain), David Bartholomew, David MacDonald, Caden Coetsee, James Lamusse, with reserve Sean Chater and judge Ross Jones. Their opponents in the final are: Crawford North Coast, Northwood and Clifton. The WBHS 2nd team narrowly […]

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WBHS Highlights 2016

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Hockey vs Hilton

Westville Boys’ High School were well hosted by Hilton College this weekend with the unveiling of their second Astro. The new Astro was enjoyed by all with some players finding it difficult to maintain their footing as the Astro seemed to be quite slippery under foot. The weekend was a successful weekend for Westville having […]

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First XV Rugby vs Hilton

The match between Westville and Hilton was a tightly contested one. Westville were a much improved side when it came to their lineouts, scrums, rucks, one on one tackles and in playing in the right areas of the field. Westville had put Jared Lombard back at fullback, which is his best position and shifted Dekota […]

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Westville provides 50 % of Olympic relay team

A medal is in sight at the Rio Olympic Games for the foursome, including Cameron van der Burgh, Christopher Reid and two Westville Old Boys, Chad le Clos and Calvyn Justus.  This emerged at the recent SA Swimming Championships held in Durban. The target of 3:34 was set to qualify for the 4 x 100m […]

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