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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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Location

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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Telephone Recorder

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

SANYO Memo-Scriber Telephone Recorder Silver body with a grey control panel, black buttons and auxiliary sections. clear plastic cassette window on the right.

Inscriptions & Markings

SANYO MEMO-SCRIBER Typing

WHS Student Planner

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Navy WHS student study planner with gold text and WHS logo

Inscriptions & Markings

Wangaratta High School Study Planner 2002

WHS Badges

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

9x Wangaratta High School badges 1x Student Representative council badge

WHS Framed letter

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Small letter from a 1998 exchange student written on brown paper with a lock of hair included. Text reads:

Inscriptions & Markings

Thank you Wangaratta High School for the terrific year as an exchange student! yours sincerely, Christian Jager

D.S. Lade Sports Trophies

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Two gold trophies with inscription

Inscriptions & Markings

Wangaratta High School Senior Athletic Champion DONALD LADE 1938 Wangaratta High School intermediate Athletic Champion DONALD LADE 1936

WHS Trophy- Sport

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Gold metal trophy with a brown plastic base with three gold metal plates and engraved text reading:

Inscriptions & Markings

Presented to WANGARATTA HIGH SCHOOL FOR Inter-house Competition BY WANGARATTA ATHLETIC CLUB 18/9/1935

WHS Prefect Minutes book

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Black and yellow striped A4 96 page exercise book containing minutes from 199 prefect meetings

WHS Yearbook

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

White yearbook with the words WHS 2013 along the top and bottom with a colourful artwork of two students holding a stylised WHS logo

OC Split from TAFE documentation

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

White Ovens College branded envelope containing assorted documents concerning the schools 1981 split from Wangaratta TAFE. Heritage Committee

WHS Sporting Honour Board

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Rectangular wooden honour board with gold writing and a decorative border. hugging the border at the top is a heading reading SPORTS AWARDS and in the top left is a simplified WHS logo. This hour board was donated by the parents club.

Inscriptions & Markings

SPORTS AWARDS 1991 C. BLACKWELL, D. CARMODY, S. CLAYTON, N. COBAIN, T. CORNELIUS, C. GOULD, N. GRANT, L. HEYWOOD, K. NOLAN, K. SAUNDERS, B. VAN REIT 1992 M. BALLIE, D. BENNETT, P. DAVIDSON, D. EDELSTEIN, A. GRAF, D. ILOTT, D. JARVIS, A. KERRIS, J. KIPPING, N. LAVIS, D. McFAWN, D. McLAUGHLIN, N. NOLAN, N. WATSON 1993 R. ARTIS, D. BLACK, D. BROCKWELL, R. CANNY, C. COLLINS, K. CORNELIUS, D. DEMAJ, A. GREALY, W, GREEN, N. LELIENE, L, OVER, A. McFAWN, A. McGREGOR, L. NEWTON, S. PHELAN, X, COUTHERNIS, S. WELCH 1994 J. ARCURI, S. BRITTON, L. DELANEY, D. DAMAJ, A. DUNDAS, P. FLYNN, B. HILDEBRAND, R. HOYSTEAD, N. IMRIE, K. JAMES, K. JENKINSON, B. LAMB, E. MALE, T. MARTIN, A. MYLES, J. NASH, S. PHELAN, M. PORTER, A. RADNOR, M. RICKARD, N. ROSSER, J. SHARPE, K. STONE, Y. TEKESIC, S. WALDEHART, K. WHITE, J. WILLS 1995 B. ALLEN, E. ASHMEAD, D. BOX, M. BRUCE, L. CLARK, M. FLEET, L. GARDNER, K. GLENISTER, M. GOODEY, R. GRAHAM, G. JACKSON, K. LAUREN, K. MAHER, A. MANNIX, M. MARTINELLI, J. MEANE, T. PORTER, S. RICKARD, S. SAPIENDANTE, K. WELCH, A. WIZE, M. WOODSTOCK 1996 J. ACKROYD, P. AKERS, R. BARROW, D. BOX, T. BULMER, D. DARWIN, L. NASH, A. NOLAN, S. OAKES, X. PALAMARCZUK, K. PIKE, A. POPONIO, N. POOL, L. REA, K. SHEDLOCK, L. SPILLER, M. VALENZIA, S. VESCIO, B. WALDHARD, B. WATSON, S. WOODSTOCK, M. SCHOLES 1997 S. BANNON, S. BOXX, R. COSTELLO, M. CHILCOTT, M. COX, C. DICKENSON, T. FISHER, H. FULTON, A. GOULD, A. HALLINAN, C. HANDCOCK, I. HAYWARD, B. HEATH, L. HILDEBRAND, C. HUGGINS, K. JONES, S. KNOX, H. LAPPIN, R. MANNIX, S. PATTERSON, B. SPASOJEVIC, K. STOKES, J. WHITE 1998 C. ALLEN, M. ASHTON, H. BEVAN, A. BROWN, S. BURLING, D. CAVICCIOLO, S. COSTANINO, J. CUNNINGHAM, K. GADSEN, R. GANNON, J. HARRISON, C. HOGARTH, S. HUMPHRIES, S. KNOX, A. LAMB, B. LAMBART, K. MOORE, A. MURRAY, A. NORMAN-SMITH, S. PATRICK, A. REID, B. SCHOLES, S. SEMPLE, K.SPILLER, J, TEKASIC, N. WADDINGTON, F. WRIGHT 1999 L. BENCI, S, BRITTON, M. CAMERON, S. CHALLMAN, L. CLARKE, S. EVANS, A. FOSTER, K. GRAHAM, G. HANCOCK, M. JANAS, M. LOWRY, L. MORONEY, R. NAISH, B. PATTERSON, J. PIKE, K. SINCLAIR, R. TATULASCHWILI, S. TUCKER, M. WENHAM, R. WIEDEMANN, T. WITTE 2000 M. ANDISON, M. ASHMEAD, M. BERTALLI, D. BRYANT, A. COSTER, A. CUNNINGHAM, B. DOOLAN, N. EVERITT, P. FOSTER, S. GODFREY, C. HARTWIG, R. HOGARTH, N. HOGAN, S. JAMES, C. JONES, T. KONOLY, Z. LEWIS, C. McCRACKEN, A. MINNS, D. MONGOMERY, A. NEWTH, S. O'KEEFE, S. PICKEN, J.REID, B. SIMPSON, L. SPENCE-BAILEY, M, YOUNIE 2001 J. ANDERSON, E. BRIGGS, K. COLES, R. CONROY, B. GAMZE, M. GIGLIOTTI, S. JOHNSON, T. LAMBERT, C. LUCAS, B. McKIBBON, J. MORONEY, A. MORTON, M. PATRICK, R. THOMSON, B. WINZER 2002 C. ANDISON, D. BARASSI, A. CAIRNS, R. CAMERON, A. COOTE, L. EVERITT, B. FLANIGAN, C. FRASER, S. GANNON, R. GILBERT, G. GLOVER, T. HARTWIG, B. ISKOV, E. JANAS, G. JONES, L. KERLIN, B. McKIMMIE, R. McWATER, D, MOHR, L. MULLINS, C. NEWTON, M. PINI, JENNIFER PORTER, JUDD PORTER, B. SOLIMO, R. SMITH, P. TATULASHWILI, A. TAVARE, J. USSHER 2003 J. ALLEN, M. ANDERSON, L. BARKAS, J. BARRON, C. BOAG, A. BOX, S. J. CAREY, P. CHALWELL, D. DOCK, M. CLARKSON, J. CONROY, L. CUNNINGHAM, E. DAVENPORT, N. DILLON, J. FREEMAN, J. GARDNER, M. GASTON, L. HICKMONT, K. HOGAN, J. HUGHES, B. KNEEBONE, M. KNIHINIZKIJ J. MORONEY, J. McCULLOUGH, J. MURPHY, K. NEWTON, B. OLIVER, S. OLIVER, B. PORKER, C. POTTER, C. ROBINSON, M. SCOTT, E. SHANLEY, A. SHAW, B. SPENCE, D. STEEL, A. TUCCI, T. VIHM, A. VINCENT, W. WICKAM, J. WITTE DONATED BY THE PARENTS CLUB

WHS Yearbook -Korrumbeia

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Cream yearbook with a full page black and white image on the cover depicting the WHS entry gates open and a dirt road leading into the school

OC Trophy- Sport

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Small plastic trophy holding a double sided silver medal with an image of a cricket player on one side and the name Mark Booth on the other

OC Drama Production Shirts

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Black T-shirt with white and violet text reading ROCKENSTEIN. This shirt was used in the 2001 school production Rockenstein. Grey T-shirt with white writing reading DOCTOR LOVE, Love Doctor overlaying a red stethoscope and heart. This shirt was used in the 1997 school production Doctor Love; Love Doctor.

WHS Mounted Photo

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Collage of all Wangaratta High School - TEC students and teachers school photos. Each photo has the person's name underneath. There is a blue bar across the top with white text reading:

Inscriptions & Markings

Wangaratta High School - TEC Whole School - 2010 Principal: Heather Sarau Assistant principals: Paul Challis, Michelle Lappin-Raeck, Mandy Smith

WHS Speech Night Pamphlet

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Green slip of paper outlining the program details for the 1955 Wangaratta High School Annual Speech Night

Inscriptions & Markings

WANGARATTA HIGH SCHOOL ANNUAL SPEECH NIGHT SENIOR SCHOOL TUESDAY 13th DECEMBER 1955 at 8am

Dead Man's Penny

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Round metal single sided plaque depicting a helmeted man holding laurel wreath and a trident standing in front of a lion. Also includes the scroll with a coat of arms and a commemorative letter.

Historical information

A commemorative medal given to the next of kin to a deceased soldier in WWI. Colloquially known as a dead man's penny. Pte. Christopher F. Willcox was killed in the fist battle of the Somme in France on the 28th of July 1916 aged 21.

Inscriptions & Markings

HE DIED FOR FREEDOM AND HONOUR CHRISTOPHER FRANKLIN WILCOX

WHS Magazine -Korrumbeia

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Large yellow envelope with an ARCHIVE MATERIAL notice attached containing a copy of the 1998 edition of Korrumbeia

Inscriptions & Markings

ARCHIVE MATERIAL KORRUMBEIA 1998 KEEP PERMANANTLY ARCHIVED BY LEON KILDEA

Telephone

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

ALCATEL Tochfone Telephone Cream corded telephone body and handset with grey buttons and coiled cord

Inscriptions & Markings

Touchfone

WAHS Mounted Photo

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Sepia photograph of Wangaratta Agricultural High School nature students on a field trip with white writing mounted on black painted wood.

Inscriptions & Markings

A.H.S. NATURE STUDENTS ON MT MORGAN IN 1909 J.E. B, ARCHIBALD. PHOTO

OC Student Memories

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Two white bound booklets and two green booklets of ex-student memories written about their time as OC students

WHS Assorted School Badges

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

2x large Wangaratta High School logo badges 2x small Wangaratta High School logo badges 2x ex-student Wangaratta high School badges 1x Wangaratta Agricultural High School badge 1x old Wangaratta High School badge 1x old house captain badge 1x new house captain badge

Computer Mouse

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

acer PowerScroll Eye USB Computer Mouse white-grey body and cord with grey scroll wheel and buttons

Inscriptions & Markings

Acer

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.

ANZAC day pamphlets

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

White paper with 'in Flanders fields' poem printed in black ink, blue paper booklet describing the program of Wangaratta High School Anzac Day Service 1995 and a white A5 booklet with four colour photos of the siege of Tobruk memorabilia.

Inscriptions & Markings

WANGARATTA HIGH SCHOOL ANZAC DAY SERVICE WEDNESDAY 26 APRIL 1995 2016 2/24 Australian Infantry Battalion Wangaratta's own 75th anniversary of Siege of Tobruk 5 November 2016

WHS Building Opening Plaque

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Small rectangular plaque with an gold brushed metal plate on the front. This plate has a black border and a WHS logo sticker on the top left, as well as text reading:

Inscriptions & Markings

WANGARATTA HIGH SCHOOL MULTIMEDIA / SKILLS CENTRE OFFICIALLY OPENED ON 27th April 2004 By the Federal Member for Indi Sophie Panopoulos Funding for the project was provided by the Australian Government through the Australian National Training Authority.

WSC Yearbook- Geronimo

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Blue landscape yearbook with a large cartoon drawing of a class of rowdy students. Along the top in blue writing are the words GERONIMO '96'. In the bottom left corner is a green WSC logo

Inscriptions & Markings

GERONIMO '96' WANGARATTA SECONDARY COLLEGE 1996

WTC Library Logbooks

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

One brown folder and one green hardcover book with brown reinforcement which collectively is the library logbook, used by students as they borrow and return books.

WSC Newsletter- Jargon

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Blue folder containing edition of Jargon newsletter from the years 1994 and 1995

WTC 50th Anniversary History book

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Green paperback book with a large golden 50 -The first years heading, with white writing above and below reading Wangaratta Technical College 1928-1978

Inscriptions & Markings

Wangaratta Technical College 50- The first years 1928-1978

WHS trophy

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Glass geometric teardrop shaped trophy awarded to Wangaratta High School for placing runner up in the 2008 science and engineering challenge with silver text reading:

Inscriptions & Markings

The Science and Engineering Challenge Science and Engineering Challenge VICTORIAN SUPER CHALLENGE 2008 Presented by The University of Newcastle Latrobe University State Government Victoria in association with Engineers Australia WorleyParsons 2nd RUNNER UP this initiative is supported by the Australian Government through the Department of Innovation, industry, Science and Research