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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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WHS International Exchange Partner School Gift

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Red brochures from Duango Foreign Language Teachers College and Jiangsu Foreign Language School; two Japanese international exchange program partner schools. These schools have donated a number of gifts including a metal war elephant artwork (1999, Miss Nuttakarn Witoon), a wooden box with stamp collection, a stone carving (2008), a photograph and decorative box, a commemorative coin in specialty case (1994-2004), photographs and a kimono, and the heraldic shield (1997).

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

WTS Yearbook -Geronimo

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Yellow-brown yearbook with an image of a tree's leaves and roots with white writing in the centre reading Geronimo 70. There is some degradation of the paper cover of the book along the edges

Inscriptions & Markings

Geronimo 70

WTS Yearbook -Geronimo

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Black yearbook with glowing text in the top section reading GERONIMO, above a blue box where a space invaders image is placed with student faces as the space invaders. At the bottom in the centre is text reading WANGARATTA TECHNICAL SCHOOL

Inscriptions & Markings

GERONIMO WANGARATTA TECHNICAL SCHOOL

WSC Yearbook- Geronimo

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Black yearbook with a full page art cartoon on the cover of two suited men wearing sunglasses in a doorway shooting guns at a number of monsters in the foreground. Text above the door reads GERONIMO '97

Inscriptions & Markings

GERONIMO '97

WHS Yearbook

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Green yearbook with a full-page illustration of a cartoon man on an orange background. in the top left corner is a green WHS and a simplified WHS logo is in the bottom left. there are multiple text bubbles around the page.

Inscriptions & Markings

WHS 2005 10c TRUE HERO STORIES NEW ...MEANWHILE -YE GADS! THESE POOR CHILDREN HAVE BEEN TRAPPED INSIDE THIS- THIS SCHOOL ALL YEAR! I MUST SAVE THEM!

OC Trophy- Sport

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Small plastic trophy holding a double sided silver medal with an image of a swimmer on one side and the name Ross Anderson on the other

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

WTC Library Ascession Books

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

One white hardcover book and one blue hardcover book, collectively containing the accession register form the WTC library

Inscriptions & Markings

ASCESSION RESISTER

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.

OC Parents Association Minutes

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Red folder containing minutes from Ovens College Parents Association meetings

Australian Schools Sports Council Representation Certificate

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Rowan Barrow 1996 School sports triathlon award with green and yellow stripe

Inscriptions & Markings

AUSTRALIAN SCHOOLS SPORTS COUNCIL. This is to certify Rowan Barrow represented Victoria at the Australian Secondary schools St. George bank triathlon championships 1996

Memorial Watch Documents

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Documents of Cyril Buckler memorial watch Green paperback the savings bank Wangaratta book and aged paper contract

Historical information

This watch was purchased by Cyril Bucklerr an ex student of Wangaratta High School on January 24th, 1916. This watch was carried by this former Student when he paid the supreme sacrifice in Pozieres France on August 7th, 1916. He was a Member of the 14th battalion.

Inscriptions & Markings

No. 4089 THE SAVINGS BANK WANGARATTA guaranteed by the government of Victoria

WHS Cc-Op Society minute book

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Black folder with documents with printed minutes from Co-Op society minutes from 1986-2011 meetings

WTS Metal logo

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Bronze and black pressed metal WTS logo

OC Newsletter -Ovens Focus

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Black folder containing editions of Ovens Focus newsletter from the year 2000

WHS Trophy- Sport

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Block or wood with a black metal Q attached to the top, holding a bronze cube reading 'QUALITY IS ATTITUDE'. Metal plates attached to the wood block read:

Inscriptions & Markings

Wangaratta Regional Quality Awards 1998 QUALITY AWARDS WANGARATTA Wangaratta High School

WHS Information folder

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

A4 booklet with 5 images of WHS students and grounds with a white box in the middle on the right containing the title and a WHS logo. Information booklet given to new students to provide them with introductory information about the school. Also has a sticker identifying it as property of Paul Diffey

Inscriptions & Markings

WANGARATTA HIGH SCHOOL INFORMATION FOLDER WANGARATTA HIGH SCHOOL ESTABLISHED IN 1909 Practising Excellence: Doing Better Today than Yesterday Paul Diffey Wangaratta West P.S.

WHS Yearbook -Korrumbeia

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Black and white bound photocopy of the 1957 yearbook, which is white with 1957 in the top left corner above a WHS logo above a black vertical line above the text WANGARATTA HIGH SCHOOL. Vertically along the right side of the page is the word KORRUMBEIA

Inscriptions & Markings

1957 KORRUMBEIA WANGARATTA HIGH SCHOOL

WTS Staffing Office book

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Black book with silver WANGARATTA TECHNICAL SCHOOL heading and WTS logo, containing records from the staffing office from 1992-1996

WHS Yearbook

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

White yearbook with red, blue, green and yellow dots along the top and bottom, '2014' made out of cropped photos from swimming sports day and WANGARATTA HIGH SCHOOL made out of Scrabble tiles.

Inscriptions & Markings

YEARBOOK 2014 WANGARATTA HIGH SCHOOL

Stenography Exam papers

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Cream booklet with black binding containing Stenography examination papers from years 1965-1977. Published by the Education Department Victoria curriculum & research branch.

WHS Oral History Cassette/CD

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Cassette tapes and CDs with Student interviews of: Cassette: Doug James & Harry Kilminster, Una (Hoysted) Richards (1920-1926), Mrs B. Law, Mrs Audrey Hill, David Evans, Mr Herry, Andrew Blair (1969-76), Mr H. Dike, John Evans & Myra Baxter, Mrs Avis Stevens (McDonald, 1942), Mr Adrian Twitt (1960s-1990s), Dianne Copper (1957-?), Mr Vin Blatch (1938-1940), Mr W. Coleman (1928-?), Mr A. Bell (1944-?), Mrs A. Stenart (1920-1930), Tiny Kahn (Peterson, 1932-?), Mary Gregry (Spencer, 1932-1944), Mrs S. McDonald, N.G. McGuffe (1940), N. Green, Lorna Hogan (1947-1950), Mary Gregory (Spencer, 1932-1944), Mrs Stone (Robertson, 1957-1968), Leon Kildea, Frank Cunningham & Harvey Dike, M. Pullen (Nee Grossman), Mrs M. Sartome (Hemphill, 1961-1965), Barbara Laycock, Adrian Twitt, Jenine (Moore) Farett, Jack Cullen & Mae Osmotherly, Ted Brieriy & Meussa Andrew, Pual Schaes & Helen Hill, Judy Rose & Bill O'Callaghan, Lyn Barr & Murray Edgar, Robert Keene & Doug McGregor, Pam Mabin & Trent McGregor, Elaine Mudge & Anne Bell, Jack Cullen, Mr J. W. O'Calloghan, M. Paterson (Fry) 1943-1944, Mrs Elaine Graham, Rhonda Diffey & Terry Magree, Brian O'Flynn, Peggy Richie & Jenny McDonald, Mr Frank Spink (1909-1920), Mrs W. Ellis (1915-?), Brian Scamell (1961-1968), Diana Pikula (1971-1975), Brenda Barr, Joyce Lavis Sargent, Bronwnyn Strune (James), Karen & Julie Rees, Alice Wilson (Waldole), Bruce Revell, Jenny Martin & Sandra Dinsdale, Mrs Tibbals CD: Una (Hoysted) Richards (1920-1926), Mrs A Stewart (1928-1932), Mrs W Ellis (1915), Mr Frank Spink (1909-1920), Mrs Avis Stevens (McDonald, 1942), N.G. McGuffe (1940), Andrew Blair (1969-76), Mr W. Coleman (1928), Mr Vin Blatch (1938-1940) Also has a blue folder filled with conditions of use forms given to the interviewees

WHS Framed Certificate

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Two black and white certificates with a decorative border and a southern cross shield symbol, presented to the WHS Co-Op society to certify it as a community advancement organisation in 1965 and 1986

Inscriptions & Markings

VICTORIA Co-operation Act 1958/1981 Certificate of Incorporation This is to Certify that WANGARATTA HIGH SCHOOL CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETY LTD is this day incorporated as a COMMUNITY ADVANCEMENT Society under the above-named Act. Given my hand and seal at Melbourne this TWENTY-OURTH day of MARCH 1965 NINTH day of DECEMBER 1986 (Acting) Deputy Registrar of Co-operative Societies

OC Mounted Photo

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Group photograph of the 2002 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.

WTS Yearbook -Geronimo

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Cream yearbook with red writing reading GERONIMO WANGARATTA TECHNICAL SCHOOL MAGAZINE 1953. To the right of the text is a drawing of a blue totem pole. The book is covered by plastic for protection

Inscriptions & Markings

GERONIMO WANGARATTA TECHNICAL SCHOOL MAGAZINE 1953

WHS Magazine -Korrumbeia

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Cream paper copy of the 1991 Korrumbeia, with black ink and drawings of students in three corners and the WHS logo in the bottom left corner.

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

Australian Championships Baseball Uniform

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Gary Voss' Blue and yellow U17 Australian Championships baseball uniform

WHS trophy

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

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

Inscriptions & Markings

1st PRIZE 2007 Goethe-Institut-AGTV German School Film Festival Category: Middle Years