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Wangaratta High School Wangaratta, Victoria

Wangaratta High School is a public, coeducational secondary school situated in regional north-east Victoria, with a proud history beginning over 100 years ago when it opened its doors in 1909 under the name Wangaratta Agricultural High School. Wangaratta Agricultural High School was one five Victorian agricultural schools at the time. Since then the school has grown considerably, merging with Ovens College in 2007, forming the school as it is today.

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http://www.whs.vic.edu.au
phone
+61 (03) 5723 0500

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17-49 Edwards Street Wangaratta Victoria

Collections include historical school documentation and memorabilia as well as collections and donations from past teachers and students who served in the armed forces.

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WSC Mounted photo

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Large colour photo of all Wangaratta Secondary College 1998 year 12 students, with a black board in front reading WANGARATTA SECONDARY COLLEGE YEAR 12 1998. white box along the bottom bears the WSC logo and the names of the students in the photograph. Mounted on black painted wood.

WHS Student Workbook

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Beige A5 hardcover book with maroon binding and handwritten text reading Principles Gov't. Used by Louie Allen for Governmental Principles

WHS Uniform- Rock Eisteddfod Shirt

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

White t-shirt with a large logo in the centre reading WANGARATTA HIGH SCHOOL ROCK EISTEDDFOD 1993 INDIVIDUALITY surrounding two silhouettes of jumping people.

Historical information

The Rock Eisteddfod Challenge is a series of dance and drama events staged worldwide by school pupils as part of the Global Rock Challenge. These events are initiated by the Rock Eisteddfod Challenge Foundation, and aim to promote healthy lifestyle choices, particularly abstinence from drugs, alcohol and cigarettes.

WHS School Council Minutes

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Brown paper bag containing documents and minutes from the 1999 meetings of the Wangaratta High School Council

Inscriptions & Markings

WANGARATTA HIGH SCHOOL MACRO School Council 1999, 1999 A

OC Mounted Photo

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Group photograph of the 2004 year 12 Ovens College students. A white bar along the bottom contains blue writing with the names of the students in the photo and the OC symbol. Mounted on a black wooden board.

WHS Prefect Pledge

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

White paper with a black border with typed prefect pledge, and a foam-core mounted label reading Prefect pledge

Inscriptions & Markings

WANGARATTA HIGH SCHOOL I WILL UPHOLD THE HONOUR OF THE SCHOOL. IN THE EXERCISE OF MY AUTHORITY, AND IN MY CONDUCT I WILL EXEMPLIFY THE PRINCIPLES OF TRYE CITIZENSHIP BOTH WITHIN AND BEYOND THE SCHOOL COMMUNITY.

WTC Uniform- Vest

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Green vest with gold trim stitching and a black WTC logo on the top right.

WHS Sports Medal

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Small silver medal with a protruding laurel wreath and shield awarded to H. Taylor in 1917 for winning the junior swimming championships. It has a leather protective pouch and a explanatory notice reading:

Inscriptions & Markings

HERBERT LONSDALE TAYLOR This medal was awarded in 1917 to Herbert Lonsdale Taylor, aged 13, for winning the Wangaratta High School Junior Swimming Championship. He was the uncle of Carole Martin (nee Taylor), Graeme Taylor, and great uncle of Kylie, Bradley and Travis martin and Malcolm and Narelle Taylor who were all students at this school.

WHS Song Book

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Cream Wangaratta High School second edition song book with navy text and WHS logo.

Inscriptions & Markings

SONG BOOK SECOND EDITION WANGARATTA HIGH SCHOOL

WHS Framed Certificate

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

A white participation certificate with a blue border, LIONS YOTY QUEST logo and Lions Australia logo. One framed in a black plastic frame with a gold section around the inside of the frame, the other in a simple black plastic frame. Black text reads:

Inscriptions & Markings

LIONS Youth Of The Year QUEST School Participation Presented to Wangaratta High School for participation by the following students 2009- Alexis Aivaliotis Philippa Grosse Club Final Lions Club of Wangaratta 2012-Sara Yarwood, Erin Ritchie, James Christie Chairman Lions Youth of the Year quest Date Lions Australia

WHS Band photo 1938

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Black and white image of the Wangaratta High school band on black backing paper. Boy in black suit and fedora is Doug Ferguson.

WAHS Badge

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Small brown and blue metal badge of the Wangaratta Agricultural high School logo. contained within a small leather protective pouch.

Historical information

One of the first badges produced by Wangaratta Agricultural High School since its opening in 1909

D.S. Lade Commemorative Newspaper Article

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Short newspaper article with a black and white photo of Donald S. Lade

Inscriptions & Markings

February 26, 1990 In Memory of Donald Lade

WHS Mette-Marit Høiby information display folder

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Cream manilla folder full of newspaper clippings, photos and articles about Mette-Marit Høiby

WHS Yearbook -Korrumbeia

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Black and white bound photocopy of the 1978 yearbook, with a full page artwork of a large 78 filled in with the names of the 1978 Wangaratta High School graduate students. Below the 78 is black text reading Wangaratta High School

Inscriptions & Markings

78 Wangaratta High School

WHS Kool Skools CD

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

White CD case with a yellow tricycle in the bottom corner and a coloured bar along the left reading 'Kool Skools 2000' and a heading reading 'my tricycle is faster Wangaratta High School'

Historical information

Kool Skools is a Sydney and Melbourne based recording and multimedia project for secondary level students where students write and record an album of their own music, with opportunity for live performance.

WHS trophy

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Glass geometric diamond trophy with a glass base and white text reading:

Inscriptions & Markings

The Microsoft Innovative Schools Program 2010 Pilot School Wangaratta High School Victoria Microsoft Your potential. Our passion

WTC Yearbook -Geronimo

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Black yearbook with very large text reading GERONIMO across the cover of the yearbook. Through these letters an orange tinted sepia image of a girl in a headband is visible. Small black writing in the bottom right corner reads 1977

Inscriptions & Markings

GERONIMO 1977

WHS Student Planner

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Navy WHS student work planner with gold text and WHS logo.

Inscriptions & Markings

WANGARATTA HIGH SCHOOL WORK PLANNER 1998

WHS Centennary Miscellaneous documents

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Two beige folders with documents regarding the centenary celebrations, including organisational documents for engraved pavers and an art exhibition.

WSC Framed Photo

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Black paper board with a large image of the Australian flag, its description and history and descriptions of other Australian flags and their histories. Presented to Wangaratta High School by Smith Office Machines in 1994. in a black marble look frame

WHS Sport Certificates

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

White booklet with black spine and black text, WHS logo and scroll image for use at a presentation assembly containing: 26 2005 Hume region student sports awards 22 2006 Hume region student sports awards

Inscriptions & Markings

WANGARATTA HIGH SCHOOL Yr 7, 8 & 9 PRESENTATION ASSEMBLY Friday 8th December, 2006 1:50pm Assembly Hall

WHS Award Plaque

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Black painted wooden trophy in the shape of Australia on a wooden stand. A science and engineering challenge logo in on the left and a silver metal plaque in on the right reading:

Inscriptions & Markings

nationally sponsored by The Australian Constructors Association The Science & Engineering Grand Challenge 2009 Finalist This initiative is supported by the Australian Government through the Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research

WHS Yearbook

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

A white yearbook with a full page collage in the cover of a number of students artworks and exhibits, with white writing reading WANGARATTA HIGH SCHOOL 1993

Inscriptions & Markings

WANGARATTA HIGH SCHOOL 1993

WSC Jargon Sample Papers

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Library copies of unfinished Jargon articles

WHS Magazine -Korrumbeia

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Large envelope with a ARCHIVE MATERIAL attached containing copies of the 1994 Korrumbeia

Inscriptions & Markings

ARCHIVE MATERIAL KORRUMBEIA 1994 KEEP PERMANANTLY ARCHIVED BY LEON KILDEA

WHS Yearbook

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Blue yearbook with an abstract grey, blue, yellow and green curvy pattern in the background, reading 2008 Wangaratta HIGH SCHOOL in white text

Inscriptions & Markings

2008 Wangaratta HIGH SCHOOL

WHS Yearbook -Korrumbeia

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Black and white bound photocopy of the 1980 yearbook with a full page drawing of an A-block school building, with painted downball courts out the front. Written on the wall in black text is WANGARATTA HIGH SCHOOL 1980

Inscriptions & Markings

WANGARATTA HIGH SCHOOL 1980

2006 Commonwealth Games flag

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Light blue flag with a green and orange 2006 commonwealth games symbol on the left and white text reading MELBOURNE 2006 XVII COMMONWEALTH GAMES

Inscriptions & Markings

MELBOURNE 2006 XVII COMMONWEALTH GAMES

WTC Yearbook -Geronimo

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

White yearbook with a green yo-yo diagonally across the page, with a circular yellow image of an American Indian man. At the bottom left edge corner of the page is green text reading GERONIMO 1976

Inscriptions & Markings

GERONIMO 1976 RUSSEL SUPER YO-YO