School Newsletter


Tēnā koutou katoa.  Thank you to everyone involved in helping our students make the right choice in choosing their subjects for next year.  This means we can now get on to the business of starting the timetable for 2018.  This is always a tricky time trying to fit everyone’s wishes into one timetable but we will be trying our upmost to accommodate everyone.... > Read more

Thomas Raffaelli Memorial Football Game

The Thomas Raffaelli Memorial Football Games are being played on  Sunday, 17th September 2017 at the Dannevirke Showgrounds.   12:00pm DHS Girls 1st XI vs Dannevirke Women's Team 12:00pm DHS Boys 2nd XI vs Dannevirke Vikings 2.00pm DHS Boys 1st X1 vs... > Read more

Achievers Assembly

An Achievers’ Assembly is being held on Friday, 29th September at 9:00am in the Hall.  All welcome to attend.  > Read more

Prizegiving Cups and Trophies

If your child/children received a cup or trophy at last year’s Prizegiving or Award Assemblies can you please ensure they are returned to the Main Office as soon as possible, as organisation for the 2017 Prizegiving is underway and it is imperative they are returned.   > Read more

Sports Draw

BASKETBALL 5:40pm: Danes vs Waiopehu   Playing on Court 3. 5:00pm: Meteors vs PNBHS Junior Orange Playing on Court 1 in the Ballroom. 7:20pm: Valkyries vs St Peters Playing on Court 7. 4:50pm Freyans vs FAHS Blue. Freyans Playing on Court 7.  5:40pm:... > Read more

Sports Prizegiving

This will be the first year we will be holding a separate, formal Sports Prizegiving, which is being held on Thursday, 31st October 2017 at 6:00pm in the School Hall.  We are aiming to recognise our teams together, while appreciating the volunteers who have given up their time to... > Read more

Option and Subject Selection Forms

Please ensure your child/ren have handed in these forms.  > Read more

A Note from the Academic Dean

To all parents and caregivers, a quick heads up!   Today, all of our senior students received their latest NCEA printout, telling them exactly how many credits they have and whether it is possible to pass with an endorsed certificate. Since the last printout on the 25th of August... > Read more

Senior Examinations

Senior examinations will be held from Monday, 18th September to Friday 22nd September 2017.  The purpose of these examinations is two-fold.   Firstly, to prepare Year 11 to 13 students for the external examinations which are held in November.  Secondly, to complete some... > Read more

Examination Rules

DANNEVIRKE HIGH SCHOOL YEAR 11, 12 and 13 EXAMINATIONS:   TERM THREE 2017 No classes at Year 11, 12 and 13 level will run during exam week with the exception of those students who received a letter to attend school.   When not sitting an examination, Year... > Read more