MDDA

A unique school-within-the-school

Merensky High School's unique MDDA (Music, Dance, Drama and Art School) operates under the governing body.

Highly qualified coaches provide an opportunity for students to develop their full potential and exploit their talents with 26 classes per year.

Depending on the student's timetable, some classes are offered during school hours and other after school.

 


  

Extra-curricular exams that can be taken:

UNISA
ALMSA
ROYAL SCHOOL OF MUSIC
TRINITY COLLEGE
RAD
IADT
ROCKSCHOOLS PIANO


MDDA News

Plasies burn the dance floor

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PHOTO: MEDALISTS Abbigail Caldeira, Handy Mosila, Jeandré Joubert, Crystal Kirstein and Luzaan Spies. Dancers from Merensky High School’s MDDA took part in a Solo-Latina competition in Tzaneen on Saturday, 28 July. 5 Dance schools competed and the Plasies burned the dance floor. Congratulations to Jeandré Joubert in grade 11 who achieved a gold medal in Latin, a silver medal in NRG and bronze in Hip-Hop. Handy Mosila in grade 10 is a man who knows his Hip Hop and earned a gold medal for his skill. Another grade 10 dancer, Crystal Kirstein, acquired gold for NRG and two bronzes for Latin and Classic. Abbigail Caldeira, grade 9, participated in the…
Categories: Culture, MDDA

MDDK-talent skitter

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FOTO: Zayana Moosa, Ntsakisi Shingange en Amelia Booth maak gereed vir hul optrede. Op Woensdag, 10 Mei, het die MDDK, Hoërskool Merensky se unieke kunsteskool, die eerste “Thrilling”-geleentheid van 2018 in die skoolsaal aangebied.  ‘n Groot aantal akteurs, sangers, musikante en dansers het die gehoor vermaak met hul talent. Soos gebruiklik, het die aand ook gesorg vir ‘n aantal eerstes: die fotografieklas het ‘n uitstalling gehad van interessante foto’s, terwyl die kunsstudente elkeen ‘n potloodskets van ‘n wilde dier vertoon het. Die kraakvars-klankspan was ene ywer en het Murphy sleg op sy neus laat kyk. Allerlei kunstenaars het die planke behoorlik laat praat met goed afgeronde en aanskoulike items. Dit…
Categories: Culture, MDDA

Nothing dampens Plasie culture

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PHOTO: Jaco van Staden on the guitar. When it rains on your parade, move to another venue! This was true of the ever popular Wowee Wednesdays, hosted twice a term by the culture prefects at Merensky High School. Since the completion of the Bee Hive, this talent showcase found the perfect spot during breaks. However, the abundant rains interfered with the school diary. So, on Thursday 22 February, the bright sparks simply moved their “parade” to the school hall. Singers, dancers and musicians entertained the crowd in true Plasie style.  Well known performers like Jordin Young, Jaco van Staden and Crystal Kirstein were joined by exciting newcomer, Verliza Fox, who…
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