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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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WHS Yearbook

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

orange yearbook with black and yellow crowd sunburst pattern with small white text reading WANGARATTA HIGH SCHOOL 2007 YEARBOOK in two of the rays of the sunburst

Inscriptions & Markings

WANGARATTA HIGH SCHOOL 2007 YEARBOOK

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

WHS Ski Pennants

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Two Interschool championship 1990 first pennants (boys and girls ski teams) Two 1987 ski patch badges One Worldloppet Falls Creek 1995 pennant One Worldloppet Falls Creek 1994 pennant

WHS Framed Certificate

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Beige copy of the Victoria Public Records Act 1973 sub-section 14(1) schedule 1 and 2. Mounted on cream backing but without a frame.

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

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Black and White photocopy of extracts from WHS magazine 1948 with a WHS logo in the centre

Inscriptions & Markings

The Wangaratta High School Magazine VOL. 8. 1948

OC Framed Photo

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Colour photograph of the Ovens College student forum sitting on logs and rocks in the school grounds, mounted on white backing with a black plastic frame. on the backing is text reading:

Inscriptions & Markings

OVENS COLLEGE STUDENT FOURM 2002 PRINCIPAL Mr John Pech

WHS Trophy- Sport

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Red marble trophy with a base and upright section. Flanking the upright section are two black and red triangles. On the base and on top of the upright section are identical gold statues of bowls players. Engraved in the metal plates on the upright section and base is text reading:

Inscriptions & Markings

Wangaratta Bowl Club INTER SCHOOL COMPETITION 1998 WANGARATTA HIGH SCHOOL 1999 OVENS COLLEGE 2000 WANGARATTA HIGH SCHOOL

WHS Building Opening Plaque

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Rectangular grey metal plaque with cream painted engraved text reading:

Inscriptions & Markings

NEAL STEWART COMPUTER CENTRE OFFICIALLY OPENED ON THE 3RD DAY OF NOVEMBER, 1983, BY THE HON. ROBERT FORDHAM M. P., MINISTER OF EDUCATION THE SCHOOL ACKNOWLEDGES THE GENEROUS DONATION BY MR NEAL STEWART, A STUDENT AT THIS SCHOOL FROM 1954 TILL 1960 TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THIS CENTRE

WTC Prospectus

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Black paperback Wangaratta Technical College 1979 prospectus. With green, white and yellow WTC logo

WHS School Charter

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Cream photocopy of Wangaratta High School Charter 1997-1999

Inscriptions & Markings

WANGARATTA HIGH SCHOOL 01-8425 SCHOOL CHARTER 1997-1999

OC Mounted Photo

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Group photograph of the 2000 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.

BIG M Triathlon items

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

BIG M Triathlon Australia items- white and yellow BIG M carton advertising the event, invitation letter

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

WTC Library Minutes

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Light blue workbook with orange binding, a WTC logo and text reading WANGARATTA Technical College

Inscriptions & Markings

LIBRARY MINUTES

WHS Yearbook -Korrumbeia

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Black and white bound photocopy of the 1986 yearbook featuring three horizontal stripes in the school colours the WHS school logo in the top middle of the page, surrounded by the words MAGAZINE '86

Inscriptions & Markings

MAGAZINE '86

WHS Uniform- Sports Shirts

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

One dark blue collared sports shirt with light blue trim and one yellow sports singlet with red print on the front reading WANGARATTA HIGH SCHOOL

OC Newsletter -Ovens Focus

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Black folder containing editions of Ovens Focus newsletter from the year 2004

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

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 Art

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Original landscape watercolour artwork of a vase of flowers with olive backing and a gold frame by R. E. Thompson (former teacher).

WHS Building Opening Plaque

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

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

Inscriptions & Markings

The Outdoor Education Centre The construction of this building was made possible due to the generosity of the local community and was officially opened on 11th October, 2000 by the Hon. David Evans In recognition of his service to the Wangaratta High School as School Council President from 1976-1998

WHS Student Planner

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Navy student work planner with gold text and WHS logo.

Inscriptions & Markings

WANGARATTA HIGH SCHOOL WORK PLANNER 1997

WHS Trophy- Sport

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Gold metal elongated cup trophy with a brown plastic base and silver metal shields attached to the bottom. Engraved in the cup is:

Inscriptions & Markings

N.E.D.S.S.S.A. Football Premiership Donated by BROKEN RIVER HURIER ________ Benella

Autograph Letter

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

1792 Autograph Letter by King George III- Typed and original. This item is a part of ex-teacher Ian Marryatt's travel collection

Electronic Calculator

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

SHARP PC-1001 Electronic Calculator black plastic hooded calculator with black and white, blue and red buttons and ventilation slits at the back.

Inscriptions & Markings

PC-1001 SHARP

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

OC Pens

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Cream ballpoint pens with a green lid and green OC logo and text reading: Ovens College tel. 02 57235333

OC Yearbook -Geronimo

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

White yearbook with yellow trim and a large full page image of a football stadium and an inset image of OC students standing in front of an Australian flag. There is black text along the top reading Geronimo Ovens College 2000

Inscriptions & Markings

Geronimo Ovens College 2000

WHS Assembly Information

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Plastic sheet holder containing a violet booklet and a yellow booklet with an information pamphlet on the 2001 presentation assembly, as well as programs and scripts for the presenters