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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
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+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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ANZAC day resource book - Gallipoli and The ANZACs

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

A4 information book with slight water damage in the corner

Inscriptions & Markings

Gallipoli and the ANZACs

Memorial Framed Photograph

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Photograph of Sapper Keith Allen

Inscriptions & Markings

Sapper Keith Allen Killed in Action in 1943 JAVA member of 2/2nd Pioneer Batallion

WHS Roll of Honor 1939-1943

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Large wooden honour board with gold lettering of the names of students who served in the Australian Armed forces in WWII

Inscriptions & Markings

Wangaratta High School Roll Of Honor 1939-1943 IN MEMORIAM K.E. Allen W. Emery A.H. Francis R. Farrelly R. Gayfer R. Jack D.S. Lade G. Mummery E. O'Dwyer N. Reid C. Smith G. Thurling A. Webster C.H. Zschech EX-STUDENTS IN THE ARMED FORCES W.T.R. Aird A.W. Baxter G.R. Barter F.A. Bailey V. Blatch W. Beeby D. Bunn D. Briggs A.E. Binion D. & J. Bayliss R. Barry Sister M. brown C. Ball N. Ball S. Bowker K. Baker D. Christie S.J. Connor K. Crummy J. Clarke E.E. Deverell L. Dalton A. Dick W. Dick M. Dick G. Doherty A.M. Dinsdale H.P. Evens D. Ellis K. Eames M. emery W. Ecuyer B. Ewart G. Furguson J. Ferguson D. Ferguson W. Fullerton R. Fullerton E.M. Gibson J. Gilmour A. Gilmour B. Graham K. Gayfer L. Gorman M. Goulding J. Green J. Gibb R. Graham H. Gowling J. Graham L. Hayward V. Hayward W. Hempel O. Hempel P. Hebard M. Hebard R. Hollow P. Handley D. Hoystead H. Hoystead A. Hobley K. Holyoak R, Holyoak R. Herry F. Hayes K. Hayes A. Ives F. Ives H. Kneebone K. Kronborg W. Kronborg R. Kronborg M. King J. Knight W. Kirwin J. Law K. Law R. Living E. Lindholm J.S. Marsh J.G. Martin R.A. Morrison M.J. Morrison B. Moran J. McDonagh K. McDonagh DFC J. McDonald J. McGregor F. McGrath R. McCormick J. McCormick D.I. McDonald W. Nicholas R.A. Nish I.M. Ockelford T. Osmotherly A. Peake F. Powell A. Powles E.L. Raine G.A. Robbie W.H. Steel G.V. Snowdon V. H. Showdon J.H. Shannon G.W. Shannon A.L. Smyth W.E. Smythe J. Spencer R.J. Scannell L.E. Scannell T. Sheay G. Sinclair A. Sinclair E. Sinclair G. Stone DFC V.H. Sisely D. Sisely G. Sisely R. Short R. Sloan L.W. Vincent A.E. Winnell F.A. Winnell B. Welch R.H. Ward K. Winther C. Winther T. Walpole T.W. Wenham P. Wigley P.O. Youngson H Way Donated by Wangaratta R.S.L. sub branch 1991

WHS Framed Photograph

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Colour photograph of Hon. David Evans (Wangaratta High School council chairman 1967-2000)

Advance Australia reconciliation flag

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Black and red flag with a yellow southern cross on the right in the black section, where the border between the black and the red is shaped like the silhouette of a jumping kangaroo

Headphones

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

2 pairs of black plastic headphones with black coiled cord and faux leather ear cups and band padding. one pair of white headphones with black headband and coiled cord.

WHS Speech Night Pamphlet

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Cream slip of paper outlining the program details for the 1963 Wangaratta High School Annual Speech Night

Inscriptions & Markings

WANGARATTA HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAMME ANNUAL SPEECH NIGHT Thursday, December 12th, 1963 7:45pm Wangaratta Town Hall

WHS Kool Skools CD

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Coloured CD cover with a drawing of an ambulance with dropped suspension and a large sound system, reading WANGARATTA H.S., and a graphitised footpath reading 'HIPHOP PATIENT'. A white bar runs across the left side and light blue text reading KOOL SKOOLS 2003 national recording and multimedia project.

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.

Australian Army Winter Uniform

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Khaki jacket with silver studs, belt buckle and army symbols. Khaki straight cut pants

Historical information

P. A. Scholes' uniform, donated to Wangaratta high school with Scholes' summer uniform.

WHS Assembly Information

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Plastic sheet holder containing a blue booklet with information pamphlet on the 1996 presentation assembly, as well as programs and scripts for the presenters

WWII Propaganda and Photos

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

A collection of WWII posters and commemorative images. - Australia's imperishable record, 2/24th Annual Reunion 2016 75th Anniversary of the siege of Tobruk

WHS Textbook

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Two hardcover felt lined atlases with black reinforced spines and corners. Gold writing and symbol in the centre of the cover reads The PICTURESQUE ATLAS of AUSTRALASIA. Volumes 1 and 3 are in the school's collection. each book has some degree or wear, with torn pages and peeling paper in some areas, and one has a large water mark on the cover.

Inscriptions & Markings

The PICTURESQUE ATLAS of AUSTRALASIA

WHS Student Handbook

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Grey Wangaratta High School Student Handbook with blue ink WHS logo. In protective plastic cover. This item is was a part of a time capsule buried in Wangaratta High School grounds in 1984

WHS Rowan Barrow Newspaper Article

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Black and white Chronicle newspaper article featuring a large photo of Rowan Barrow

Inscriptions & Markings

No rest for busy Rowan by Daniel Walker

OC Yearbook -Geronimo

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

White yearbook with a green header and a two red stripes separating two images of crowds of ovens college students. There is white writing in the header reading Geronimo OVENS COLLEGE 2006. The OC logo is in the bottom right corner

Inscriptions & Markings

Geronimo OVENS COLLEGE 2006

WHS Student Workbook

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Beige workbook with red binding used by Wendy Kneebone for Art

Franking machine

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Remington Pitney Bowes 6300 Franking Machine Cream body with black base, handle and twister and a white stickers on front top and side. Black case with silver edge and clasp. Grey foam liner.

Inscriptions & Markings

Pitney Bowes Remington 6300

WSC Yearbook -Geronimo

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Black yearbook with a full-page image of a girl surrounded by circular fire trails. Coloured writing advertises the contents of the issue and the heading reads Geronimo '98 THE YEAR IN REVIEW

Inscriptions & Markings

Geronimo '98 THE YEAR IN REVIEW INSIDE: Check out our FULL COLOUR centrefold! Artwork Writing Photography The School gets a makeover SPORTS UPDATE Wangaratta Secondary College, The end of an Era A special report from principal, Mr Pech

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.

WHS Assembly Information

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Two plastic sheet holders containing a blue booklet and a yellow booklet with an information pamphlet on the 1993 and 1998 presentation assemblies, as well as programs and scripts for the presenters.

Computer stand and instruction DVD

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Black DELL Computer Monitor Stand with an orange advisory sticker and a blue and white DVD

Inscriptions & Markings

DELL remove

WHS Sports Pennants

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

A number of boxes filled with approximately 500 blue first pennants and some red second pennants from years 1970-2010

OC Trophy

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Golden and black plastic trophy with a colour OC logo in an embellished top section. The Diane Dower Snr. Writing Award was awarded to Alison Ludlow, David Watson and Kevin Matheson in 2004, then Jason Morris in 2005.

WHS Framed Certificate

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Black and white framed certificate with images of a crowd at the top of the page and black text below reading:

Inscriptions & Markings

Local History Grants Program 2007-2008 Awards Wangaratta High School Centenary Reunion Committee has been awarded $11900.00 for the project Wangaratta High School Pictorial Centenary Book 1909-2009 Lynne Kosky MP Minister for the Arts 21 April 2008

WHS Information folder

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Cream folder with a green and blue border, a WHS logo in the centre and text above and below the logo reading Wangaratta High School Information Folder. Contains information for new students about the school

Inscriptions & Markings

Wangaratta High School Information Folder A Quality Award Winning School

WHS Yearbook -Korrumbeia

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Black and white bound photocopy of the 1971 yearbook with a circular artwork on the cover reading KORRUMBEIA 71. Around the edge of the circle is text reading KORRUMBEIA WANGARATTA HIGH SCHOOL 1971

Inscriptions & Markings

KORRUMBEIA WANGARATTA HIGH SCHOOL 1971

WTC Yearbook -Geronimo

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

White yearbook with a black drawing of the outlines of cartoon students standing in a crowd waving WTC flags. Above and below this image is text reading GERONIMO '75 WANGARATTA TECHNICAL COLLEGE

Inscriptions & Markings

GERONIMO '75 WANGARATTA TECHNICAL COLLEGE

OC Roll books

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

15 black and blue OLYMPIC 48 page mark books filled out as teacher roll books during the years 2007 and 2008

WHS Yearbook -Korrumbeia

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Black yearbook with a white image of the silhouettes of the adults and four children, as well as white writing reading KORRUMBEIA along the top

Inscriptions & Markings

KORRUMBEIA

WSC Information Folder

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

White folder given to new parents and students to give them introductory information about the school with green and yellow diagonal stripes and a colour image of WSC students in the centre of the cover page. There is green text reading:

Inscriptions & Markings

INTRODUCING WANGARATTA SECONDARY COLLEGE "Preparing today's students for tomorrow's challenges" The VCE and beyond