Danville’s sporting success has been given another boost with the very generous sponsorship of kit for the first teams in eight different sporting codes. FLYA Sportswear, a top international sportswear brand, chose Danville as the first girls school in KwaZulu-Natal to be sponsored by the Proudly South African company. Mr Roy Nell, FLYA’s KwaZulu-Natal Marketing Manager, said Danville was chosen as their sportswomen have built a reputation for consistently excellent achievements in many sporting codes. The captains of the different codes thanked Mr Nell for this special honour at a recently held assembly.
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On Saturday 24 January the Danville Park Girls High 1st team participated in the annual Maris Stella Indoor Hockey Tournament.
The Danville first team have had a few practices during the December holidays and coach, Calvin Price was looking forward to what his team could produce.
There was great excitement in the air as Danville Park Girls’ High School opened its doors to the Grade 8s of 2015. Met by the equally excited Orientation Mentors and Class Prefects, the school’s Quad was abuzz with activity as the new girls started arriving in their buttercup yellow dresses. Many parents were far more nervous than their daughters who were very excited to start the final phase of their schooling,
One of the most popular Grade 8 Orientation traditions at Danville Park Girls’ High School is the picnic- an evening of fun and games that gives the ‘new girls’ a chance to relax and enjoy their newly found friendships. The Danville campus echoed with excited laughter, war cries, and shouts of encouragement as the girls- dressed according to carefully selected class themes – participated wholeheartedly in the games and activities. At the end of the evening a tired, but happy, group of Grade 8s returned home for some well-earned rest with a solid sense of belonging to their new school.
Two girls from Danville Park Girls’ High, Teboho and Mbali, have been awarded the prestigious Allan Gray Orbis Scholarship. Only about 100 of these sought-after scholarships are awarded nationally. The candidates’ applications follow a rigorous selection process to determine which individuals “are capable of shaping and transforming the future of Southern Africa”. Their scholarships cover full university and residence fees for the duration of their degrees and recipients are guided and mentored throughout their undergraduate years. Danville Principal, Cally Maddams, said she was extremely proud of both young ladies as they were deserving recipients of the scholarships and were sure to play a significant role in their generation. \
Danville Park Girls’ High School has achieved another set of outstanding Matric results with no fewer than 20 girls achieving 7As. Danville’s Top achiever, Varuna Maharaj, distinguished herself further by receiving the honours as Top Girl learner in KwaZulu-Natal for Maths and Science with an outstanding 99% for Science and 98% for Maths. Our Cici achieved the highest mark in Dramatic Arts and Roxanne achieved the highest mark in Visual Arts in the Umlazi District. Continue reading DANVILLE HAS OUTSTANDING MATRIC RESULTS FOR 2014