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2017 Inter-house Choir Competition

A highlight of the Russell High calendar is the inter house choir competition. The four houses sing songs in English and Zulu, competing for choir of the year. This year the pupils had a wonderful sur…


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Russell High’s Environmental Club

Russell High’s environmental club is very active learning about, and contributing to the preservation of our environment. Pupils went on an outing to the Dorpspruit, in Pietermaritzburg, to test…


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Funk: South Africa’s Missing Piece

The cast of Funk with choreographers Jenny Garnett [left] and Jessica Killerby – Swart [right]. Funk was created by Lynn Chemaly, of St. Anne’s Diocesan College, and has been a highlight o…


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Culture at Kearsney

We recently had artworks, by matric pupils, on display at the ‘Culture at Kearsney’ Art exbibition. Jean Rose, principal, is pictured with an artwork by Tracy Dutlow. There were also dress…


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2017 Dance Competition

The Russell High dance competition is a highlight at Russell High. The theme for each house was ‘Musical Moments’. Schreiner won the competition with a choreographed item based on “G…


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Russell Girl Wins Poetry Competition

In February the United States Mission to South Africa held a poetry contest in honour of our Black History Month and the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Junior’s “I have a dreamR…


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2017 Share Happiness

As part of our 2017 ‘Share Happiness’ project, we are participating in many community projects. In this photo are Kai-Lee Pillay [left] and Samke Sithole [right], with food collected by th…


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2016 Rotary Award

At our prize giving every year the Rotary club of Pietermaritzburg Azalea gives an award to a pupil who epitomises their four way test, which is: Of what we think, say or do; 1. Is it the truth? 2. Is…


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