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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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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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WHS Student Workbook

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Beige workbook with red binding used by Wendy Kneebone for Art

WHS Map Drawings

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Two black and white rolled-up scaled drawings of the existing school buildings with labelled classrooms, each mounted on black card. This item is was a part of a time capsule buried in Wangaratta High School grounds in 1984

WTC Trophy- Sport

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Red lacquered wooden trophy with gold plating and two gold statues of shooting netballers. Engraved at the bottom is the title- WANGARATTA HIGH SCHOOL YEAR7 NETBALL COMPETITION. Presented in 1989 to 7H Heroes (Cpt. K. Stone, L. Delaney), in 1990 to 7B Rex's Rodents (Cpt. S. Heywood, T. Porter), in 1991 to 7B Kelley's Killers (Cpt. E. Pyle, T. Bulmer), in 1992 to 7I Legens (Cpt. F. BrRoner, T. Stanmirovitch)

Wangaratta district curriculum report

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Green folder containing documents and minutes from 1991 meetings of the Wangaratta curriculum district curriculum committee

WHS Framed Certificate

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Green certificate of appreciation with a blue image of a girls face, the WHS logo and the Hume region eLearning expo Wangaratta 2007 logo. Dark green text reads:

Inscriptions & Markings

Certificate of Appreciation Hume Region of Education would like to thank you for your support for the 2007 Hume Region eLearning Conference Wangaratta High School

WHS Construction Maste plan

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Blue folder containing documents about the master plan of the schools 2000 construction and its approval

WHS Centennary Contact details

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Seven black ring bind folders, with white spines containing contact details from ex staff and students used in organising the centenary reunion in 2009.

Inscriptions & Markings

1940-1949 1950-1959 A-J, J-Z 1960-1969 1970-2008 2009.

WHS trophy

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Blue-stained wooden trophy with a silver plastic embellishment with a sticker of two cameras in the centre

Inscriptions & Markings

2007 Goethe-Institut-AGTV German School Film Festival ROMA SCHULTZ AWARD

WHS Sports Award

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Brown wooden 2006 Hume North East Region Sports Award plaques with gold metal plate on the bottom section and 3D Year Champion sticker in the centre. Team awards: Year 7 female squash Year 11 & 12 Cross country U21 relay athletics Year 11 & 12 Squash Individual Awards: Jayson Shaw- Baseball Outstanding Achievement

WHS Magazine -Korrumbeia

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Cream manila folder containing a paper bag full of 1999 Korrumbeia editions.

Inscriptions & Markings

KORRUMBEIA 1999 KEEP PERMANANTLY

WHS Framed Certificate

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

White certificate with a charcoal border, a black and white ADF logo and a Leadership + Teamwork AWARDS symbol at the top of the certificate, in a gold wooden frame. Black text reads:

Inscriptions & Markings

CERTIFICATE OF APPRECIATION THE AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE FORCE EXPRESSES ITS APPRECIATION TO Wangaratta High School Wangaratta FOR THIER PARTICIPATION IN THE AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE FORCE 2006 LEADERSHIP AND TEAMWORK AWARDS

WHS Magazine -Korrumbeia

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

blue folder containing colour copies of 2000 Korrumbeia

Typewriter

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

grey body with large slider with a silver roller at the back. In the centre of the body is a black and white Facit logo

Inscriptions & Markings

FACIT

WHS Trophy- Sport

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Gold metal trophy of a running figure on a pedestal above a laurel wreath. The trophy has a black plastic base with a metal plate attached with engraved text reading:

Inscriptions & Markings

NEDSSSA Athletics U14

WHS Citizenship Honour Board

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Gold lettered pentagonal wooden citizenship award honour board with pointed top with the 2nd/24th infantry battalion logo at the top of the board from dates 1940-1945

Inscriptions & Markings

1940- 1945 "WANGARATTA'S OWN" AWEARD FOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION & COMMITMENT TO CITIZENSHIP 1996 Tanya Tatulaschwili 1997 Belinda James 1998 Sandra Alesiani 1999 Sharnee Thompson 2000 Naomi Baytala 2001 Emma Holgate 2002 Katie Nicklaus 2003 Samantha Forge 2004 Mark Tatulaschwili 2005 Jessica Hickmont 2006 Mathew Elliot 2007 Alexandra Rose 2008 Amanda Campbell 2009 Melissa Kyne 2010 Travis Robinson 2011 James Christie 2012 Amanda Roberts 2013 Natasha Young 2014 Ashlee Fitzpatrick 2015 Tayla Warner WANGARATTA HIGH SCHOOL

WHS Mette-Marit Høiby Photos

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Two colour photos of Mette-Marit Høiby sitting on a bench in the school grounds with seven other Wangaratta high school exchange students.

Historical information

Mette-Marit Høiby was an exchange student at Wangaratta High School before being crowned the queen of Norway.

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.

British Bookmarks

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

2 carboard British museum bookmarks and 4 assorted leather bookmarks. This item is a part of ex-teacher Ian Marryatt's travel collection

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

WHS Student Workbook

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Red hardcover A5 'Odette 'book awarded to Jenny Bradshaw as a Dux Prize in 1949

WHS Oral History Transcript

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

White folder with black border and text containing a transcript of 1999 student interviews of past Student teachers who studies/worked at the school during 1909-1920

Prefect pledge book

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Brown hardcover prefect pledge book with a glossy gold cardboard box. Each page has the prefect pledge, prefect signatures from years 1942-1962 and the signature of the Mayor of Wangaratta

Inscriptions & Markings

WANGARATTA HIGH SCHOOL PREFECTS REGISTER

WHS Student Handbook

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Paperback student handbook with an image of three year 12 students on the front cover with a blue and white pattern, a WHS logo in the top left and portraits of the tree students along the top.

Inscriptions & Markings

Wangaratta High School 10,11 &12 Student Handbook 07 individual pathways... 1st August 2:00 Mrs Thorson Jessee!

WHS Magazine

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

bound black and white photocopies of the 1947 WHS magazine with a WHS logo in the centre and a striped border

Inscriptions & Markings

The Wangaratta High School Magazine VOL. 7. 1947

Electric typewriter

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

olivetti ET 116 Electric Typewriter Black rectangular plastic typewriter with keyboard in front section and plastic cover for back half

Inscriptions & Markings

olivetti

WHS Art

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Very large landscape oil painting with decorative gold frame. Presented to WHS Prefects July 1991 by L.G. Barr

WSC Yearbook -Geronimo

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

White yearbook with a cartoon image of 8 men and women standing on a target next to a sign that says Ground Zero. There is an orange title tat reads Geronimo '95

Inscriptions & Markings

Geronimo '95

WHS Framed Certificate

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

White-light blue gradient certificate with a large image of the Anti-Cancer Council of Victoria in a silver wooden frame with black text reading:

Inscriptions & Markings

IN APPRECIATION ANTI-CANCER COUNCIL OF VOCTORIA Presented by the Anti-caner Council of Victoria to Wangaratta High School in grateful recognition of their generous contribution to Cancer Research

WHS Sports Award

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Brown wooden 2010 Hume North East Region Sports Award plaques with gold metal plate on the bottom section and 3D Year Champion sticker in the centre. Team awards: Year 8 girls Basketball Year 7-12 mixed Snowsports Year 8 girls Cricket

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

OC Flag

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

White flag with a green and red OC logo on the left and large text reading Ovens College on the right

Inscriptions & Markings

Ovens College

OC Parents Association Minutes

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Red book containing minutes from Ovens College Parents Association meetings

WHS Postage meter record card

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Light blue paperback REMINGTON postage meter record card booklet with extra record pages folded and placed inside the book.

WSC Mounted photo

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Large colour photo of all Wangaratta Secondary College 1993 year 12 students, with a black board in front reading WANGARATTA SECONDARY COLLEGE YEAR 12 1993. A white box along the bottom bears the WSC logo and the names of the students in the photograph. Mounted on black painted wood.

WHS Retention of Name documents

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Black folder and cream manila folder containing documents and letters relevant to the submission to the Ministry of Education by the Wangaratta High School Council to retain the name of Wangaratta High School

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.

Telephone

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

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

Inscriptions & Markings

Touchfone

WHS Framed Certificate

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Large framed photo of African children with sunglasses on and text box reading:

Inscriptions & Markings

40 Hour famine 1999 Top Fundraising Regional Secondary School Wangaratta high School

WHS School Council Minutes

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Brown paper bag containing documents and minutes from the 1995 meetings of the Wangaratta High School Council

Inscriptions & Markings

SCHOOL COUNCIL SECRETARY 1995 FEB/AUG

Curriculum and Research Bullitin

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Brown booklet containing CURRICULUM AND RESEARCH BULLETIN vol. VII no. 1 1972, published by the education department of Victoria

Memorial Framed Photograph

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Photograph of Russell Jack

Inscriptions & Markings

Pilot Officer (RAAF) Russell Jack Killed in Action Burma. 21st April 1945

WHS 90th Anniversary History Book

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Dark green covered book with text 'Wangaratta High School 90 Years On 1909 1999 Graham Jones' at the top and two black and white photos at the bottom. The first photograph is of the original Agricultural schoolhouse and the second is of a class of 10 students.

Historical information

Marks the 90th Anniversary of Wangaratta High Schools educational service since opening in 1909 under the name Wangaratta Agricultural High School.

Inscriptions & Markings

Wangaratta High School 90 Years On 1909 1999 Graham Jones

WHS Student Workbook- Heather Smith

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Heather Smith Workbooks 1952- Geography, History, French, business Principles and Practice 1953- Arithmatic

WHS Plaque

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Rectangular wooden plaque with a golden metal plate on the front with black engraved text reading:

Inscriptions & Markings

TO ACKNOWLEDGE THE COMPLETION OF Cyclic Maintenance & Refurbishment AT Wangaratta High School THIS PLAQUE WAS UNVEILED BY Mr Stephen Elder MP PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY TO Hon. Don. Hayward VICTORIAN MINISTER FOR EDUCATION 9th November, 1995

Commemorative Medals

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

5 golden official commemorative medals of the city of York's 1900th anniversary in a red felt and plastic case. This item is a part of ex-teacher Ian Marryatt's travel collection

WHS Oral History Transcript

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

White folder with black border and text containing a transcript of 1999 student interviews of past Student teachers who studies/worked at the school during 1940-1950

WHS Craig Patrick photo and trophy

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Sepia image of Craig Patrick handballing a football and a black and gold U12 Athletic champion 1986 trophy, awarded to Craig Patrick. This item also includes a typed description of the Patrick family's WHS sporting achievements over three generations.

WHS Yearbook -Korrumbeia

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Yellow Yearbook with red and navy WHS logo in the centre with a green KORRUMBEIA title below, and some handwritten notes at the top edge

Inscriptions & Markings

KORRRUMBEIA 1960

WHS Speech Night Pamphlet

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Green slip of paper outlining the program details for the 1950 Wangaratta High School Annual Speech Night

Inscriptions & Markings

Wangaratta High School Annual Speech Night MONDAY, DECEMBER 16th, 1950

Computer Shell

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

White-grey metal shell from a Bardon computers No. 1001 Computer, with a silver cord port and a blue and red Australian made sticker and a handwritten sticker.

Inscriptions & Markings

THIS UNIT MUST NOT BE MOVED WHILE RUNNING Australian Made