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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 Ski team cowbells

Two iron cowbells. One bronze coloured and is somewhat faded and simple, and the other is gold and has a colourful leather strap attached to the handle, with a cow and a heart shape riveted on. This cow bell is engraved:

Inscriptions & Markings

W.H.S Ski Team donated by Justin Nish 1995

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

WTS Sports Award

Cricket award in the form of a rectangular block of wood with a small metal badge with engraved text nailed into the side.

Inscriptions & Markings

Presented to MURRAY HILL 5 wkts-20 runs Inc Hat Trick W.T.S. v B.H.S 24.3.66

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

WSC Framed Photo

Black paper board with a large image of the Australian flag, its description and history and descriptions of other Australian flags and their histories. Presented to Wangaratta High School by Smith Office Machines in 1994. in a black marble look frame

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

WHS Time Capsule Letters

A spiral bound collection of year 12 student letters written for when the time capsule is opened. This item is was a part of a time capsule buried in Wangaratta High School grounds in 1986

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

WHS Framed Certificate

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

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

WAHS Mounted Photo

Sepia photograph of the Wangaratta Agricultural High School building with white writing mounted on black painted wood

Inscriptions & Markings

WANGARATTA HIGH SCHOOL

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

WTS Prospectus

Black paperback Wangaratta Technical School 1972 prospectus. With a large black and white image of a student and three horizontal white lines

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

WHS Framed Certificate

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:

Inscriptions & Markings

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

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

WHS Yearbook -Korrumbeia

White yearbook with a full page bland and white drawing on the cover of a school building with broken windows, a tree and some abstract circles. Written above in curvy writing is Korrumbeia 1991

Inscriptions & Markings

Korrumbeia 1961

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

WWII Propaganda and Photos

a collection of WWII posters and commemorative images. - In Flanders fields, South Australians come and help enlist at once.

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

WHS Student Creative writing book

Blue stapled book containing a collaboration of 1996 year 12 student creative writing short stories with an image of a bound man in an analogue television screen border on the cover and white boxes with titles reading:

Inscriptions & Markings

My Life, My Movie YEAR 12 WRITING FOLIO CATS Wangaratta High School 1996

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

WSC Newsletter- Jargon

Blue folder containing edition of Jargon newsletter from the years 1994 and 1995

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

WHS Student Pathway Reports

Four booklets containing analyses of ex-student post-secondary education pathways. 1972: WHICH WAY WANGARATTA. A white bound booklet with a large black and white image of a Wangaratta street on the cover, analysing the pathways of students who graduated in 1972. 1983: WHERE HAVE ALL OUR STUDENTS GONE. A yellow bound transition education research project booklet with a WHS logo and a large double headed arrow and question mark symbol on the cover, analysing the pathways of students who graduated in 1983. 1987: WHY DO YOUNG PEOPLE LEAVE THE WANGARATTA REGION: A grey stapled booklet containing a WHS student survey report on the reasons young people leave the Wangaratta region after their secondary schooling 1994: CLASS OF 94. WHERE DID THEY GO: A white stapled booklet containing an analysis of WHS students graduating in 1994 and their post-secondary education pathways

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

WHS Annual Report

Light blue booklet used to give description and analysis of recent changes in the school with a black decorative border, a small WHS logo and black text reading:

Inscriptions & Markings

WANGARATTA HIGH SCHOOL ANNUAL REPORT 1987

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

WHS Sporting Honour Board

Rectangular wooden honour board with gold writing and a decorative border. hugging the border at the top is a heading reading SPORTS AWARDS and in the top left is a simplified WHS logo. This hour board was donated by the parents club.

Inscriptions & Markings

SPORTS AWARDS 1991 C. BLACKWELL, D. CARMODY, S. CLAYTON, N. COBAIN, T. CORNELIUS, C. GOULD, N. GRANT, L. HEYWOOD, K. NOLAN, K. SAUNDERS, B. VAN REIT 1992 M. BALLIE, D. BENNETT, P. DAVIDSON, D. EDELSTEIN, A. GRAF, D. ILOTT, D. JARVIS, A. KERRIS, J. KIPPING, N. LAVIS, D. McFAWN, D. McLAUGHLIN, N. NOLAN, N. WATSON 1993 R. ARTIS, D. BLACK, D. BROCKWELL, R. CANNY, C. COLLINS, K. CORNELIUS, D. DEMAJ, A. GREALY, W, GREEN, N. LELIENE, L, OVER, A. McFAWN, A. McGREGOR, L. NEWTON, S. PHELAN, X, COUTHERNIS, S. WELCH 1994 J. ARCURI, S. BRITTON, L. DELANEY, D. DAMAJ, A. DUNDAS, P. FLYNN, B. HILDEBRAND, R. HOYSTEAD, N. IMRIE, K. JAMES, K. JENKINSON, B. LAMB, E. MALE, T. MARTIN, A. MYLES, J. NASH, S. PHELAN, M. PORTER, A. RADNOR, M. RICKARD, N. ROSSER, J. SHARPE, K. STONE, Y. TEKESIC, S. WALDEHART, K. WHITE, J. WILLS 1995 B. ALLEN, E. ASHMEAD, D. BOX, M. BRUCE, L. CLARK, M. FLEET, L. GARDNER, K. GLENISTER, M. GOODEY, R. GRAHAM, G. JACKSON, K. LAUREN, K. MAHER, A. MANNIX, M. MARTINELLI, J. MEANE, T. PORTER, S. RICKARD, S. SAPIENDANTE, K. WELCH, A. WIZE, M. WOODSTOCK 1996 J. ACKROYD, P. AKERS, R. BARROW, D. BOX, T. BULMER, D. DARWIN, L. NASH, A. NOLAN, S. OAKES, X. PALAMARCZUK, K. PIKE, A. POPONIO, N. POOL, L. REA, K. SHEDLOCK, L. SPILLER, M. VALENZIA, S. VESCIO, B. WALDHARD, B. WATSON, S. WOODSTOCK, M. SCHOLES 1997 S. BANNON, S. BOXX, R. COSTELLO, M. CHILCOTT, M. COX, C. DICKENSON, T. FISHER, H. FULTON, A. GOULD, A. HALLINAN, C. HANDCOCK, I. HAYWARD, B. HEATH, L. HILDEBRAND, C. HUGGINS, K. JONES, S. KNOX, H. LAPPIN, R. MANNIX, S. PATTERSON, B. SPASOJEVIC, K. STOKES, J. WHITE 1998 C. ALLEN, M. ASHTON, H. BEVAN, A. BROWN, S. BURLING, D. CAVICCIOLO, S. COSTANINO, J. CUNNINGHAM, K. GADSEN, R. GANNON, J. HARRISON, C. HOGARTH, S. HUMPHRIES, S. KNOX, A. LAMB, B. LAMBART, K. MOORE, A. MURRAY, A. NORMAN-SMITH, S. PATRICK, A. REID, B. SCHOLES, S. SEMPLE, K.SPILLER, J, TEKASIC, N. WADDINGTON, F. WRIGHT 1999 L. BENCI, S, BRITTON, M. CAMERON, S. CHALLMAN, L. CLARKE, S. EVANS, A. FOSTER, K. GRAHAM, G. HANCOCK, M. JANAS, M. LOWRY, L. MORONEY, R. NAISH, B. PATTERSON, J. PIKE, K. SINCLAIR, R. TATULASCHWILI, S. TUCKER, M. WENHAM, R. WIEDEMANN, T. WITTE 2000 M. ANDISON, M. ASHMEAD, M. BERTALLI, D. BRYANT, A. COSTER, A. CUNNINGHAM, B. DOOLAN, N. EVERITT, P. FOSTER, S. GODFREY, C. HARTWIG, R. HOGARTH, N. HOGAN, S. JAMES, C. JONES, T. KONOLY, Z. LEWIS, C. McCRACKEN, A. MINNS, D. MONGOMERY, A. NEWTH, S. O'KEEFE, S. PICKEN, J.REID, B. SIMPSON, L. SPENCE-BAILEY, M, YOUNIE 2001 J. ANDERSON, E. BRIGGS, K. COLES, R. CONROY, B. GAMZE, M. GIGLIOTTI, S. JOHNSON, T. LAMBERT, C. LUCAS, B. McKIBBON, J. MORONEY, A. MORTON, M. PATRICK, R. THOMSON, B. WINZER 2002 C. ANDISON, D. BARASSI, A. CAIRNS, R. CAMERON, A. COOTE, L. EVERITT, B. FLANIGAN, C. FRASER, S. GANNON, R. GILBERT, G. GLOVER, T. HARTWIG, B. ISKOV, E. JANAS, G. JONES, L. KERLIN, B. McKIMMIE, R. McWATER, D, MOHR, L. MULLINS, C. NEWTON, M. PINI, JENNIFER PORTER, JUDD PORTER, B. SOLIMO, R. SMITH, P. TATULASHWILI, A. TAVARE, J. USSHER 2003 J. ALLEN, M. ANDERSON, L. BARKAS, J. BARRON, C. BOAG, A. BOX, S. J. CAREY, P. CHALWELL, D. DOCK, M. CLARKSON, J. CONROY, L. CUNNINGHAM, E. DAVENPORT, N. DILLON, J. FREEMAN, J. GARDNER, M. GASTON, L. HICKMONT, K. HOGAN, J. HUGHES, B. KNEEBONE, M. KNIHINIZKIJ J. MORONEY, J. McCULLOUGH, J. MURPHY, K. NEWTON, B. OLIVER, S. OLIVER, B. PORKER, C. POTTER, C. ROBINSON, M. SCOTT, E. SHANLEY, A. SHAW, B. SPENCE, D. STEEL, A. TUCCI, T. VIHM, A. VINCENT, W. WICKAM, J. WITTE DONATED BY THE PARENTS CLUB

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Computer stand and instruction DVD

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

Inscriptions & Markings

DELL remove

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

WHS Framed Certificate

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

Inscriptions & Markings

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.

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

WHS Academic Achievement Honour Board

Brown rectangular wooden honour board with a sculpted indentation with gold writing inside it.

Inscriptions & Markings

ACADEMIC ACHEIVEMENT 2000 M. Ashmead- M. Heathcote- J. Hunter- C. McCracken- M. Nelson- J. Sneddon 2001 S. Caruso- R. Conroy- M. Frazer- L. Heywood- C. Lucas- R. Steel- L. Smith- B. Winzer 2002 G. Doig- J. Farrell- K. Gibson- C. Groves- T. Hartwig- B. Montgomery- D. Morton- J. Sutherland 2003 J. Baird- M. Elliot- L. Smith- K. Temby(2)- A. Vincent- C. Wakefield- J. Young(2) 2004 S. Barrow- A. Baxter- K. Brown- E. Burrowes- D. Frame- L. Franke- S. Forge- M. Whitfort- E. Williams- A. Wilson 2005 J. Fletcher- E. Horne- B. Larkin. D. Montgomery. C. Wahlouist(2)- H. Watkins- K. Watts Honours for 2006 onwards are now located in the honours book.

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

OC Signed Reunion Tablecloth

Large white rectangular fabric tablecloth with signatures of 2006 graduate students

Inscriptions & Markings

Signatures of 2006 graduate students

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

WHS Information pamphlet

Cream booklet with a blue border and WHS logo with text above and below reading HIGH SCHOOL WANGARATTA ESTABLISHED 1909 telephone 21 3052. This booklet is given to new students and parents to give them introductory information about the school

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

WHS Cc-Op Society minute book

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

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

WHS Student Workbook- Peggy Peipers

Green A5 paperback book with a plastic cover and metal binding clasp. Used for Domestic Science by Peggy Peipers and a square brown SPIRAX graph book used for TExtiles

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

WSC Framed Photo

Colour photograph of three students standing in front of a tree wearing green Wangaratta Secondary College Uniforms

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

WHS Student Planner

Navy WHS student study planner with gold text and WHS logo.

Inscriptions & Markings

Wangaratta High School Study Planner 2003

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

WHS Uniform- Rock Eisteddfod Shirt

White t-shirt with a large logo in the centre reading WANGARATTA HIGH SCHOOL ROCK EISTEDDFOD 1993 INDIVIDUALITY surrounding two silhouettes of jumping people.

Historical information

The Rock Eisteddfod Challenge is a series of dance and drama events staged worldwide by school pupils as part of the Global Rock Challenge. These events are initiated by the Rock Eisteddfod Challenge Foundation, and aim to promote healthy lifestyle choices, particularly abstinence from drugs, alcohol and cigarettes.

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

WHS Framed Certificate

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:

Inscriptions & Markings

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

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

WHS Yearbook

White yearbook with a full page drawing of a large WHS symbol tied around a gold 98. There is also a music stave through the middle and five sporting figures along the bottom in the background.

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

WHS Yearbook -Korrumbeia

White spiral bound black and white photocopy of the 1964 yearbook with a WHS logo in the bottom right corner and 1964 above it. "KORRUMBEIA" is written above the top of the page.

Inscriptions & Markings

"KORRUMBEIA" 1964

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

WHS Yearbook -Korrumbeia

Black and white bound photocopy of the 1960 yearbook. Has a WHS logo in the middle near the bottom above text reading KORRUMBEIA 1960. In the top right corner is a handwritten label.

Inscriptions & Markings

M. Baxter Library KORRUMBEIA 1960

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

WHS Yearbook -Korrumbeia

Black and white bound photocopy of the 1973 yearbook. White yearbook with an abstract pattern drawn around the word KORRUMBEIA in the centre with 1973 written in the top right corner

Inscriptions & Markings

KORRUMBEIA 1973

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta