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Posted on 08 August 2018

Secrets Amazes

SECRETS celebrates what dance does best - it takes us on a journey - it presses buttons, provokes responses and challenges our boundaries by giving voice to important issues within our community. Joanna Noonan, artistic director of SLIDE Youth Dance Theatre, has once again created another theatrical…

Posted on 08 August 2018

UNICEF Consults SIEU Students

On Friday, 3 August, our SIEU students had the opportunity to be advocates for improvement and change through UNICEF’s 2018 Australia-wide consultation project.Michael Campbell (Melaleuca Refugee Centre) spent time with students listening to their experiences in settling in to their new community and…

Posted on 08 August 2018

Manal Younus Performance and Workshop

Manal Younus was a great success with her audiences at Darwin High. The young spoken word performer presented her life in Australia and Eritrea, and her concerns about both, through her poems, asking her audience to click their fingers whenever they liked an idea or a phrase. In the workshop which followed,…

Posted on 08 August 2018

Japanese Calligraphy

 The Consulate General of Japan hosted a calligraphy session at Darwin High School at the end of last term. Fifteen students from the Japanese language classes participated in the activity. They learnt how three different Japanese character sets are used in cities of Japan, mastered several Kanji characters…

Posted on 08 August 2018

Drumming up a Storm

On 30 July, ten Darwin High School students attended the Tyke-Oh Japanese Drumming Session at St. John's College. Taiko is a traditional drum often used for cultural dance festivals or traditional ceremonies in Japan. The appeal of the taiko lies in its vigorous and powerful sound which stirs players…

Posted on 08 August 2018

Ski Trip 2018

During the first week back after the mid-year break 33 students and three staff headed to Perisher to learn to ski or snowboard. The trip gives many students the opportunity to see snow for the first time and aims to develop independence and personal responsibility as well as relationships across year…

Posted on 28 June 2018

Refugee Week

​The Darwin community is celebrating Refugee Week with a variety of events. Families from the SIEU participated in a special community lunch on Saturday 16th June at Melaleuca Refugee Centre as part of the Welcome Dinner Project.

Posted on 28 June 2018

The Sounds of DHS Music

In week eight our music students had the exciting opportunity to host some of Darwin's elite classical musicians. The Year 10 and 11 Music Concerts delivered wonderful performances and the Year 12 Composition Workshops showcased the talents of our incredible music students now in their final year.Congratulations…

Posted on 28 June 2018

Darwin High School Invitational Basketball Team wins International Tournament

​On Friday 16 June our DHS Boys Basketball team departed Darwin for Malaysia. Year 10 students Manoj Rajkumar and Zeb Hantlemann, Year 11 students William Burton, Steven Kalikajaros and Lucas Duncan were joined by Ned Stevens, Bayden Paterson-Dunn, Dante Ah Sam and Billy Paterson were representing Darwin High at the 6th International High School Basketball Championships in Penang.

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