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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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Memorandum to Principles of Schools

Faded paper university of Melbourne Statistics survey and typed description. Handwriting is that of the first principal of WHS Julius Schilling.

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

WTS Certificate

Cream certificate with a blue border awarded to Wangaratta Technical School to recognise its service to Yooralla Hospital for Crippled Children. The certificate has four badges on it with the dates 1967-1970, indicating the certificate has been re-awarded on these years.

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

WHS Uniform- Dress

Navy girls uniform sleeveless dress with a material belt and navy plastic buckles and wide pleats.

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

WHS Oral History Transcript

White folder with black border and text containing a transcript of 1999 student interviews of past Student teachers who studies/worked at the school during 1940-1950

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

WHS Yearbook -Korrumbeia

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

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

WHS Framed Photograph

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

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

WHS Magazine -Korrumbeia

Large envelope with a ARCHIVE MATERIAL attached containing copies of the 1994 Korrumbeia

Inscriptions & Markings

ARCHIVE MATERIAL KORRUMBEIA 1994 KEEP PERMANANTLY ARCHIVED BY LEON KILDEA

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

WHS 90th Anniversary Documents

A blue folder filled with documents for the organisation of the 90th anniversary reunion

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

WHS Yearbook -Korrumbeia

Cream yearbook with a red, blue, yellow and green stripe along the left side with a black WHS logo overlayed above, and text to the right reading JUBILEE YEAR ... 1959 KORRUMBEIA

Historical information

Wangaratta High School opened in 1909 as Wangaratta Agricultural College, so 1959 is a jubilee year as it marks the 50th anniversary of the school's opening

Inscriptions & Markings

JUBILEE YEAR ... 1959 KORRUMBEIA

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

WSC Newsletter- Jargon

Blue folder containing editions of Jargon newsletter from the year 1998

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

WHS Centennary Miscellaneous documents

Two beige folders with documents regarding the centenary celebrations, including organisational documents for engraved pavers and an art exhibition.

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Memorial Framed Photograph

Photograph of Sgt. Pilot Ed. Francis

Inscriptions & Markings

Sgt. Pilot Ed. Francis Killed in action Aug. 19th 1942

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

WHS Sporting Honour Board

Brown wooden honour board with gold text in the shape of a rectangle with a protrusion at the top to accommodate for a large WHS logo and a title reading HOUSE CAPTAINS. Along the top of the main body or text is a row of painted metal plates in the school house colours above the names of the houses.

Inscriptions & Markings

HOUSE CAPTAINS 1955 (O) J. BELL, D. CICUTO (K) T. McHARRY S. HEBERLE (M) J. SONNEMANN, L. BRISBANE (W) W. STUDHAM, M, LA FONTAINE 1956 (O) E. JONES, J. PETTERSON (K) T.McHARRY, S. HEBERLE (M) J. SONNEMANN, L. BRISBANE (W) B. HOPPER, N. CLARK 1957 (O) A. CORNELIUS, M. MAUGER (K) A. KERRIS, L. BLOOM (M) D. GLASSENBURY, J. COLTHRUP, (W) R. JONES, J. SINCLAIR 1958 (O) A. CORNELIUS, J. PRATT (K) D. DE CHAN, D, SOUTHGATE ((M) B. WALKER, M. PETHYBRIDGE (W) G. SMITH, W. ROBERTS 1959 (O) L. FRY, J. EDDEY (K) G. WATSON, M. WHITE (M) P. BRUCE & G. McINTOSH, I. VINCENT (W) B. SUTTON, B. JOB 1960 (O) F. COBHAM, M. GROSSMAN (K) G. WATSON, M. WHITE (M) J. STONE, C. KNEEBONE (W) E. CORNELIUS, B. JOB 1961 (O) F. COBHAM, E. EDGAR (K) M. KEENAN, J WHITEHEAD (M) R. STONE, E. EVERON (W) R. GOWLING, J. MURPHY 1962 (O) R. BOYD, C. TIPPETT, (K) J. KOST, J. WHITEHEAD (M) R. STONE, N. KINIBURGH (W) G. DUNSTAN, V. CROSS 1963 (O) C. SQUIRE, C. TIPPETT (K) N. MARTIN, V. ROSENGREN (M) L. SULLIVAN, B. CROCKET (W) R. McCONSHIE, B. MUNCEY 1964 (O) G. ROSSER, C. NEWTH (K) J. ALLEN, R. ALEXANDER (M) P. BRYCE, J. DAVEY (W) G. WOOD, H. STEWART 1965 (O) L. WADLEY, J. SCHULTZ (K) K. WOLFEL, R. SIMMONDS (M) R. FERGUSON, M. HEMPHILL (W) I. MITCHELL, M. STEWART 1966 (O) D. SANGER, C. CUTLER (K) G. TERRY, A. ROBINSON (M) W. WOODS, J. CANAVAN (W) R. SOUTHERN, H. STEWART 1967 (O) G. WELCH, C. CUTLER (K) P. RICKARDS, C. TIPPETT (M) K. MURRAY, J. CANAVAN (W) R. GUMLEY, S. WORLAND 1968 (O) G. WELCH, V. FURS (K) W. McGREGOR, S. TOBIAS (M) D. TIMMINS, M. GEORGE (W) J. STOLARCZYK, B. DOBSON 1969 (O) R. STONE, V. FURS (K) W. Mc GREGOR, D. BAYLISS (M) G. McINTYRE, E. CONNORS (W) R. SYMONS, M. JACKEL 1970 (O) K. BROWN, V. DEWS (K) B. FISHER, D. BULTHUIS (M) G. McINTYRE, P. MEEK (W) H. FRY, P. O'TOOLE 1971 (O) B. COOK, S. BARRY (K) B. FISHER, M. RHODES (M) I. McCORMICK, J. HARBOUND (W) H. FRY, M. MITCHELL 1972 (O) B. COOK, V. RYAN (K) L. HARTWIG, F. CLUGG (M) I. McCORMICK, J. HARBOURD (W) J. DELLICASTELLI, J. PARRISH 1973 (O) N. BRAUMAN, R. SLOAN (K) R. LUMSDEN, V. WATKINS (M) D. GRIFFITH, J. ALDERIDGE (W) S. PEAKE, S. PHILLIPS 1974 1975 (O) R. MOORE, A. DUSTIN (K) C. DALEY, G. HARTWIG (M) G. VOSS, R. ALDERIDGE (W) J. CROXFORD, L. TOWNSEND 1976 1977(O) A. GILBERT, B. ALLEN (K) I. CESA, S. ANDERSON (M) G. VOSS, K. CHAPLIN (W) T. SEYMOUR, J. HILL 1978 (O) P. PATTERSON, B. ALLEN (K) l. MABIN, S. ANDERSON (M) T. SMITH, I. HULLEY (W) D. PROSSER, J. GIBB 1979 (O) P. RUNDELL, J. FRAZER (K) J. DOIG, S. TOOHEY (M) G. PRITCHARD, S. CAMPBELL (W) R. BURNS, J. HISKINS 1980 (O) B. SCHULTZ, A. McILROY (K) M. WILLIAMS, S. TOOHEY (M) G. DELL, H. TAYLOR (W) B. ANDERSON, C. SPINK 1981 (O) J. MONCRIEF. M. FRAZER, (K) P. JORDAN, V. WHINRAY (M) R. RUSSELL, M. HUME (W) A. ELWARD, H. KNOBEL

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

OC Student Memories

Two white bound booklets and two green booklets of ex-student memories written about their time as OC students

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

D.S. Lade Principle Handwritten Reference

White notepaper with handwritten reference in black pen, framed in a red wooden frame

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Computer Monitor

VGA Monochrome Monitor 14" Cream body with black fish-eye screen and text reading TVS

Inscriptions & Markings

monochrome TVS VGA

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

WHS Magazine

Yellow booklet with black ink and three black stripes on the cover and a black WHS logo in the centre.

Inscriptions & Markings

The Wangaratta High School Magazine 1944

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

WHS Uniform- Sports Shirts

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

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Cassette Player

HANIMEX HCP 1500 Solid State Cassete Tape Player Cream plastic body and dials with a brown opening cassette insertion section

Inscriptions & Markings

Hanimex Cassette tape player Commerce

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

WHS Sport Certificates

One Australian Secondary Schools Ski Team Championships 2007 Classic girls Division A Runner Up certificate and one Australian Secondary Schools Ski Team Championships 2007 Classic boys Division A Winner certificate, each awarded to Wangaratta High School.

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

Photograph- Nick Morris

Golden framed 1993 image of Nick Morris in his wheelchair cheering after winning a wheelchair basketball game

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

WHS Yearbook

A black yearbook with a full page drawing of a superhero-like figure holding up a pencil, with a green, yellow and blue striped background. at then top colourful text says Wangaratta High School Magazine 1996

Inscriptions & Markings

Wangaratta High School Magazine I-Mac 1996 batl '96

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

WTC Library Minutes

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

Inscriptions & Markings

LIBRARY MINUTES

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

WHS Yearbook -Korrumbeia

Black and white bound photocopy of the 1980 yearbook with a full page drawing of an A-block school building, with painted downball courts out the front. Written on the wall in black text is WANGARATTA HIGH SCHOOL 1980

Inscriptions & Markings

WANGARATTA HIGH SCHOOL 1980

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

WHS Yearbook

Purple yearbook with a space background. In the image, a black hole is pulling in a moon with an engraved WHS logo and a metallic 2003.

Inscriptions & Markings

2003

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

WHS Yearbook -Korrumbeia

Black and white bound photocopy of the 1956 yearbook with a WHS logo in the top left corner under 1956, with WNGARATTA HIGH SCHOOL written along the bottom edge and KORRUMBEIA written vertically along the right side of the cover page.

Inscriptions & Markings

1956 KORRUMBEIA WANGARATTA HIGH SCHOOL

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

WHS trophy

Glass trapezium shaped trophy with a rough cut top edge presented to Wangaratta high School for winning the 2010 Science and Engineering Challenge. Has white text reading:

Inscriptions & Markings

The Science and Engineering Challenge Winning School 28th April Wangaratta 2010 Presented by Victoria university School of Engineering and Science This initiative is supported by the Australian Government through the Department of Innovation, industry, Science and Research

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

WHS Unifom- Windcheater

Two navy 75th reunion windcheaters with white writing reading WANGARATTA HIGH SCHOOL 75th ANNIVERSARY HSC 84, one 1985 year 12 jumper reading HSC 85 WANG HIGH It's a dog's life! Two plain navy uniform windcheaters.

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

WHS trophy

Textured glass trophy with wooden base and glass engraved text reading:

Inscriptions & Markings

Shine Achievement Awards 2007 Student Engagement Award Wangaratta High School HUME REGION DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION & EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta

WHS Sports Award

Brown wooden 2010 Hume North East Region Sports Award plaques with gold metal plate on the bottom section and 3D Year Champion sticker in the centre. Team awards: Year 8 girls Basketball Year 7-12 mixed Snowsports Year 8 girls Cricket

Wangaratta High School, Wangaratta