STEER YOUR CAREER

Every step of my career was hard work. Virgil van Dijk Career Day took place on 1 May. In all the presentations on career choices, hard work was the common theme. Agriculture, journalism, farming, radio, medicine and many others require plain hard work to achieve anything. This ingredient is still vital in carving out a … Read more

SERVICE FROM GR10

The annual Gr10 community service took place on 15 and 16 April. The girls visited Momtheka, a neighbouring creche, and painted murals, played with the children, set up the Gr R classroom and showcased their acting talents and creativity with puppet shows. The children and the staff appreciated the input and were very grateful for … Read more

MEET & GREET

DSS aims to maintain open communication channels between parents and school and what better day to do this than the day before the start of the term? The SP & FET Meet and Greet was held on 8 April. Parents could discuss their child’s academic progress with the class and subject teachers as well as … Read more

DRUG AWARENESS DAY

Drug Awareness Day was part of the Health and Well-being program at school. A few hours of the high school day were spent with DFL, SAPS and CYPSA on 18 March. These organisations raised awareness of the types of drugs, their dangers and the physical effects of drug use. SAPS made it clear that once … Read more

DSS BRIDGE BUILDING

The 2024 Bridge Building challenge took off at DSS on 6 March with 11 teams competing for the school title. The competition is always a tense affair with everyone anticipating the eventual and final break of each bridge. Tom Joubert, Sphelele Memela and Noah Vogel took the first prize with their bridge carrying a weight … Read more

GR10 VISIT LAKE ELAND

The Gr10 learners visited Lake Eland game reserve in Oribi Gorge on the 26 & 27 February for a case study on biomes and ecosystems for Life Sciences . A number of animals were sighted and their habitats were studied. The highlight of the trip was the scary suspension bridge challenge.

REPUTATION FOR EXCELLENCE

Domino Servite School has achieved a 100% matric pass rate in 2023, maintaining its reputation for excellence. Out of a class of 26 candidates with 182 symbols, there were 53 distinctions. Johanna Hecker achieved 6 distinctions; Susan Graf and Hananeel Hanekom each achieved 5 distinctions. 5 candidates achieved within the Top 1% for Afrikaans First … Read more

WILDLIFE WHIZZES

DSS hosted two wildlife competitions because a record number of 68 quizzers entered! The girls’ wildlife quiz took place on 19 October and the boys had theirs on the 24th. Both competitions were lively, fun and greatly enjoyed. The winning girls’ team achieved 80% of the total score which is a first for the wildlife … Read more

DURBAN STYLE & CROCODILES

On 15 September the Grade 9 class visited the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban and Crocodile Creek near Ballito. The Moses Mabhida stadium is a stylish structure. The shape of the arch was inspired by the Y-shape on the South African flag. The roof is made up of 26 000 m² of Teflon-coated fibre glass … Read more

NATIONAL BRIDGE BUILDING

The provincial winners of the Bridge Building competition, Tom Joubert, Benjamin Tschudi and Noah Vogel, flew to Johannesburg to compete in the National Bridge Building competition held at Midrand Conference Centre on 25 August. After an intense day of building according to the competition specifications given to them on the Friday morning, their bridge broke … Read more