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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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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 Framed Certificate

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

White certificate with a beige, orange and blue border, mounted on cream backing and a brown wooden frame. Text reads:

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Certificate of Accreditation presented to Wangaratta High School by the minister for education and training for successfully meeting the standards for Performance and Development Culture Accreditation.

WHS Framed Certificate

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

White certificate in a black, grey and gold frame featuring in image of a framed painting of a teacher pointing to a blackboard with $10,000 written on it and two small logos at the bottom of the page. Black text below reads:

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Congratulations as our winner of The Age Best of Education. You now have a $10,000 grant for your school/

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:

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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 Framed Certificate

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

White certificate with a large image of a ribbon tied around a wishbone on the left of and text on the right reading:

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In Appreciation With Heartfelt Thanks to WANGARATTA HIGH SCHOOL For Helping to Make Wishes Come True Make-A-Wish Foundation AUSTRALIA

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:

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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 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:

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

WHS Framed Certificate

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

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

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

WHS Framed Certificate

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

White certificate with black text and double border, with black and white Victoria police and victims assistance program logos at the top and text reading:

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Presented to WANGARATTA HIGH SCHOOL in appreciation of your contribution towards the COMMUNITY DAFETY WEEK 'FREEDOM OF MOVEMENT PROJECT' 1999

WHS Memorial Plaque

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

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

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Mikal Rhys Stanimiouch Memorial Scholarship Inechange Inc. presents this certificate to the Wangaratta High School to award one student every year with the most outstanding achievement, a 5 or 10 month student exchange program overseas. We are dedicated in assisting young people of the world to realise their potential through our exchange programs. www.inexchange.org.au

WHS Framed Photograph

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

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

WHS Framed Certificate

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

White congratulatory certificate with a blue National Youth Science forum logo at the top of the page, mounted on navy paper and framed with a simple black frame, the certificate has black text reading:

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The Rotary Club of Appin Park wishes to congratulate Wangaratta High School on the selection of Matthew Gary Elliot to the National Youth Science Forum in January 2007

WHS Framed Certificate

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Green Certificate with a white panel containing a coloured VACC logo and future car symbol, framed in a black frame with a gold section on the inside of the frame. Black text reads:

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2007 DESIGN THE CAR OF 2020 VACC would like to thank Wangaratta High School for participating in the Target 2020 future Car Competition 2007 Secondary Model Category.

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:

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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 Framed Certificate

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

2 White finalist certificate in a brown wooden frame with a blue bar along the right side of the page. one Certificate has a medal in the centre of the page and a thick silver frame. Both have coloured text reading:

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2007 VICTORIAN EDUCATION EXCELLENCE AWARDS School Leadership Team Award Finalist Awarded to Wangaratta High School Team members Judy Rose, Debbie Moore, Rex Pirie, Lynita Taylor

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:

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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 Framed Certificate

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Two beige certificates of participation with a red border and black bar along the top framed in a simple black frame. A red and blue Snowy river Campus School for Student Leadership logo is on the left, and black text to the right reads:

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Snowy River Campus School for Student Ledership CERTIFICATE OF PARTICIAPTION This certificate is awarded to Wangaratta High School in recognition of participation in the Leadership and Enterprise Program at the Snowy river campus Term 2 2007 / Term 4 2009 Mark Reeves- Principal

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.

WHS Framed Certificate

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

White certificate of appreciation with a Rural city of Wangaratta logo at the top of the page, and a matching watermark. framed in a black plastic frame with a silver bar around the inside of the frame. Black text reads:

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Certificate of Appreciation Awarded to Wangaratta High School In recognition of your contribution to the 50th Jubilee Celebrations Areial Photograph on behalf of Wangaratta Rural City Council. Presented on 17th December 2009

WHS Framed Certificate

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Wooden framed beige two panelled scholarship recipient certificate awarded to Timothy Goodson. The top panel is a photograph of Timothy and a Monash representative, and the bottom panel contains an orange box with the MONASH University Engineering logo and text reading:

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The Faculty of Engineering at Monash university congratulates Timothy Goodson from Wangaratta High School 2009 scholarship recipient

WHS Framed Certificate

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

White certificate of participation awarded to Wangaratta High School with a maroon and olive embellishment in the top right corner and a green and orange Gnurad-Gundidj Campus symbol in the top left corner. Coloured text reads:

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Gnurad-Gundidj Campus School for Student Leadership CERTIFICATE OF PARTICIPATION This certificate is awarded to WANGARATTA HIGH SCHOOL in recognition of participation in the Leadership and Enterprise Program at the Gnurad-Gundidj Campus Term 2 2009/Term 1 2010 Michael Castersen- Campus Principal

WHS Framed Certificate

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

White certificate of recognition with a grey box in the centre and four images of teenagers along the right side of the page. Contained in a gold plastic frame. Black text reads;

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Certificate of Recognition Wangaratta High School is taking action as a partner of the Hume Regional Youth Commitment Hume Regional Youth Commitment Every young person- every opportunity

WHS Framed Certificate

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

White Administration building occupancy permit, in a gold frame

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GRAEME BUCHAN & ASSOCIATES PTY. LTD. Building Surveyors OCCUPANCY PERMIT

WHS Framed Certificate

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

White and yellow Host school recognition certificate, with an image of two students, yellow bubbles and black text. mounted on black backing with a gold metal plate and frame reading:

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Commonwealth Bank Foundation Start Smart Be confident with cash! Presented to Wangaratta High School StartSmart Rural and Regional Workshops 2010 Host school

WHS Framed Certificate

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

White community inclusion initiative recognition certificate with a watermark of the Rural city of Wangaratta symbol, framed in a black frame with a gold section along the inside of the frame

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Community Pride Awards 2010 Community Inclusion Initiative Presented to 'Youth Homelessness' Tom MeLeod, madison Muir, Sarah Wallis, Jeremy Piper, Danielle Adams, Bridget Lorenz Congratulations! valuing care, commitment & pride in our community

WHS Framed Certificate

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

White certificate with a green section at the top and a round green Duke of Edinburgh symbol in the top right. Maroon and green text reads:

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Wangaratta High School has been licensed to operate The Duke of Edinburgh's Award in Australia 1st January 2011 to 31st December 2011 "HOWEVER FINE THE IDEA, HOWEVER GOOD THE PLAN, THE SUCCESS OF THE PROGRAM DEPENDS ON THOSE WHOM THE OPERATION IS ENTRUSTED." Mr Graeme Kent Chief Executive Officer The duke of Edinburgh's Award Victoria

WHS Framed Certificate

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

A white participation certificate with a blue border, LIONS YOTY QUEST logo and Lions Australia logo. One framed in a black plastic frame with a gold section around the inside of the frame, the other in a simple black plastic frame. Black text reads:

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LIONS Youth Of The Year QUEST School Participation Presented to Wangaratta High School for participation by the following students 2009- Alexis Aivaliotis Philippa Grosse Club Final Lions Club of Wangaratta 2012-Sara Yarwood, Erin Ritchie, James Christie Chairman Lions Youth of the Year quest Date Lions Australia

WHS Framed Certificate

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Certificate of merit awarded to Wangaratta High School for its contribution in teaching German language in 2011 and 2012. The certificate has a yellow bar along the left and a colour SAGSE symbol at the top of the page. One is framed in a gold frame, the other unframed. The text reads:

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GOODWILL IN ACTION Since 1967 Founded in Melbourne, Victoria SAGSE Scholarship for Australian-German Student Exchange Certificate of Merit Presented to Wangaratta High School in recognition of Exceptional and Outstanding Contribution to German Language Teaching in Victoria Egon Vetter President Melbourne 14 October 2011 / 12 October 2012

WHS Framed Certificate

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

White certificate of recognition with black, orange and red text presented to Wangaratta High School. Certificate reads:

Inscriptions & Markings

advance Certificate of Recognition Presented to Wangaratta High School To acknowledge the outstanding volunteering efforts of your students to benefit the community through the Advance Program. Volunteering-Partnership-Choice the Hon Ryan Smith MP Minister for Youth Affairs August 2013 A Victorian Government initiative

WHS Mounted Photo

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Large collage of all Wangaratta High School student school photos. Each image has the person's name underneath. A blue bar across the top has a WHS logo and white text reading:

Inscriptions & Markings

Wangaratta High School Whole School - 2012 Principal: Heather Sarau Assistant principals: Paul Challis, Michelle Lappin-Raeck, Mandy Smith

WHS Mounted Photo

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Collage of all Wangaratta High School Staff school photos. Each image has the person's name underneath. A blue bar across the top has a WHS logo and white text reading:

Inscriptions & Markings

Wangaratta High School Staff - 2012 Principal: Heather Sarau Assistant principals: Paul Challis, Michelle Lappin-Raeck, Mandy Smith