By teacher Susan Cameron
By teacher Susan Cameron
Darwin High School (DHS) fielded three teams in the Northern Territory Debate Competition this year. Each of the teams participated admirably and enjoyed the competition whilst developing their skills in public speaking and argument. One of our teams, consisting of Samuel Roussos, Lachlan Anderson, Joel Keith and Diana Mukayeva, made the Grand Final.
On Tuesday 22 May five Darwin High School Year 10 students attended the Jingili Primary School Science Expo.
“Civics can be fun” is the verdict of Darwin High School’s Legal Studies students from Years 10, 11, and 12, as well as three classes of Secondary Intensive English Unit (SIEU) students, after competing in teams in a “Democracy Dash” within the School on Friday 25 May.
Last month Year 12 student Benjamin Sutherland held Biggest Morning Tea fundraising activities to raise money for the Cancer Council.
On Friday 18 May Darwin High School welcomed eye surgeon, Professor Justine Smith on campus to speak to some of our Year 10 students as part of the Australian Superstars of STEM program.
On Friday 18 May Darwin High School held its second annual Health Expo event in the Tank.
DHS’s Dance Department have been cultivating their community dance event, Dance Showcase, and this year it celebrated its 8th year in existence.
Last week Darwin High Centre for Excellence students took part in a catapult challenge. The students designed and built a catapult using mathematical concepts learnt in class and then tested their catapults to hit a designated target.
Earlier this month the Darwin High School Mooting Team, comprising Samuel Roussos, Braeden Parnell and Diana Mukayeva, flew to the Gold Coast to compete in the Bond University National High School Mooting Competition. They were impressive in the delivery of their submissions and were awarded an Honourable Mention by the judges.
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