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Williamstown High School Williamstown, Victoria

Williamstown High School (WHS) is a public, co-educational school situated in the historic Williamstown area. It is a multi-campus school - Years 7- 9 are housed on the junior campus, Bayview St, Williamstown and the senior campus, with Years 10 -12 is located in Pasco St, Williamstown. WHS has a proud history of over 100 years. It began as Williamstown Grammar School in 1867, and in 1914 became WHS - a State Government funded public school. In 2000 WHS merged with Gellibrand Girl's school to become the school it is today.

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76 Pasco St Williamstown 3016 (map)
phone
+61 03 93939027

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Opening Hours

By appointment during school hours.

Location

76 Pasco St Williamstown Victoria

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A collection of items relating to or originating from Williamstown High School the archives consist of enrolment records, pennants, flags, cups, reports, photographs, badges, uniforms and other ephemera dating from the early 1900's to the present day.

Cameron Auty 16 October 2014 1:32 PM

Hi Williamstown High team, You're doing a great job getting your collection online, we're really enjoying watching all the photos as they're uploaded. Keep up the good work! - Site Admin

Victoria Grace 16 May 2018 1:34 PM

Can you please advise me whether you have photos from the 1980s to be uploaded to the site or whether you are missing them. I am fortunate to have some photos that I could share.

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155 items

Spring Concert Program 2010

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

B5 program booklet containing the program for the Spring Concert, held on 18th Oct. 2010 at the Williamstown Town Hall. 8 pages, the cover is in full colour.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection.

Fifth year school certificate 1973

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Certificate printed in black on yellow card. Type written student name and subject list. Signed in pen by principal.

Historical information

Presented to students to acknowledge their achievement in completing enough subjects to qualify for Fifth year school certificate.

Inscriptions & Markings

See attached PDF

Hold Fast Vol. 1, No. 1. June 1944 - Official magazine of the Williamstown High School

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

4 page magazine of Williamstown High School 1944 school year. Contains sports results, student work. Editorial by C. Curtain and P. Weate; 'Visit to His Majesty's Australian dockyards,' by Eric Willis.

Grand Concert 1942

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Buff folded paper printed in black. 4 leaves.

Inscriptions & Markings

Sinatures on back. See pdf.

High tide 2001

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Williamstown High School year book for the 2001 school year. Coloured card cover, 52 pages, illustrated, some colour. Contains student work, sports reports, school news and class photographs.

Music exercise book 1948

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

An exercise book covered in brown paper. Used for Music school work in 1948 by Judith Stone in Mrs Francis' class. 61 p. of which 43 pages have school work written in fountain pen.

Archibald Fowler report 1918

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Report book of Archibald Fowler, student of Williamstown High School, Form F in 1918. The report book is for studies during the three terms of 1918. Brown card cover, buff pages, 8 pages.

Inscriptions & Markings

See PDF above for complete text of item.

Musical High Program 1996

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Purple paper, A4 folded into B5 sized program for the Musical High, Williamstown High School concert held on 15th November 1996 at Williamstown Hall.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection.

High Tide 1982

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Williamstown High School yearbook for the 1982 school year. Comprising 36 pages and with black and white glossy card cover this yearbook contains reports from all departments, sports results, students work and many black and white photographs.

High Tide No.6 - High Tide 1926

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

A booklet of 16 p. The cover is in forest green card printed in dark brown. Some black and white illustrations and photographs are included.

Historical information

The school year book for the 1926 academic year. It contains 1926 prefects, sports results, scholarship winners, student work

Inscriptions & Markings

On the front cover in pen: Les Hill, 46 Elphin St, Newport.

1976 orientation booklet

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Pamphlet printed on white paper, 20 p. Includes enrollment information,school rules and map of school.

Inscriptions & Markings

Some editorial comments included. See the PDF file, attached.

High tide 2000

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Williamstown High School year book for the 2000 school year. A4 size white card cover with colour illustration. 48 pages, with photographs and illustrations, some colour. Contains student work, sports results, class photographs, school news.

Student mid-year report 1974

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Single sheet of white paper, printed in black with school name and table. Individual teachers have hand written, in various pens, a report on the student's first semester achievements. Signed in pen by the form teacher and principal.

Historical information

A record of the student's achievements in the first half of the year.

Inscriptions & Markings

See attached PDF.

Athletics meet program 1946

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white, printed on paper, this program details an 1946 official schools swim meet. It comprises 16 pages.

Historical information

This program details the Metropolitan High Schools' Sports Association 27th annual Championship athletic sports meeting. The event was held on the Essendon Recreation Reserve. It was a 3 day meet, with Williamstown High School competeing on day two against Coburg, Essendon & Geelong High Schools.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

High tide 1994

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Williamstown High School year book for the 1994 school year. a4 size with 40 pages, some colour photographs. Contains student work, sports results, school news.

High Tide No. 2,1922 - High Tide No. 2

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

A printed booklet with buff coloured card cover, printed in brown. Pages b & w. 16 p.: ill.

Historical information

School yearbook detailing achievements, principal's page, sports results, scholarships.

Inscriptions & Markings

On front cover "Phyllis". Also includes a hand written piece of paper listing the members of the girls basketball team photographed on p. 13. (see photo.)

High Tide 1966

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white printed publication with white card cover. 71 p.: ill.

Historical information

Year book for the Williamstown High School 1966school year. Contains staff, student leaders, captains, prefects, sports results, camp details, student work.

1980 Orientation booklet

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

A paper booklet of 20 pages, black printed on white paper. Contains school rules, uniform information, map of school grounds, term dates, hours, principals message.

Inscriptions & Markings

See full text PDF attached.

Big Drum 1992

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

A letter from Margaret Trail, Big Drum Co-ordinator, to thank WHS for participating in this event.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection. The Big Drum was part of the Next Wave Festival, held on Friday 29th May 1992.

High tide 2002

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Williamstown High School year book for the 2002 school year. Coloured card cover, 68 pages, illustrated, some colour. Contains, student work, sports report, school news, class photographs.

High Tide 1963

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Williamstown High School year book for 1963. Buff coloured card cover printed in school colours of black, red and yellow. 48 pages, some photographs.

Inscriptions & Markings

See PDF's above. Inside back cover: autographs from fellow students.

High tide 1993

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Williamstown High School year book for the 1993 school year. Contains sports results, student's wor. photographs. A4 size with buff coloured card cover and black and white text and illustrations inside.

High Tide 1956 - High Tide 1956; magazine of High School Williamstown

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white printed publication. 36 p.: ill.

Historical information

Williamstown High School Year book for the 1956 school year. Contains staff information, sports results, photographs, student's work, scholarship winners and examination results.

Inscriptions & Markings

Inside front cover: Danute Jakubauskas

Athletic sports meet Sep 1948

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

White paper printed in black, comprising 8 pages. This program detailed the Williamstown High School intra school Athletic Sports meet of 29th September, 1948.

Inscriptions & Markings

Student names in black and red pencil. See image.

Final student report 1974

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Single sheet of white paper printed in black with school name and table. Hand written students name and form and reports by teachers. Signed by form teacher and principal.

Historical information

Presented to student at the end of the school as a progress report of the students education.

Inscriptions & Markings

See attached PDF

Until ya say ya love me 1987

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Yellow A4 paper flyer advertising the Footscray Community Arts Centre - Until ya say ya love me. The show featured WHS band Top Secret and was held on Oct 22, 23, 34, 1987

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection

Pasco Music Concert Program 2009

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Yellow paper program for the Pasco Music Concert, held at Williamstown Town Hall on June 18th 2009. A4 sized folded into B5.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection.

Williamstown summer festival program 1989

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

One single sheet folded to A4 size. Program of the 1989 Williamstown Summer Festival held on Australia Day weekend, 27th - 30th January 1989.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection

High Tide 1930

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Green card covered yearbook, printed in black. 28 pages, illustrated with black and white line drawings and photograph.

Inscriptions & Markings

Inside front cover: Ken Powell, Form F2 W.H.S.

High tide 1998

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Williamstown High School year book for the 1998 school year. Blue, black and white card cover, black and white inside with some illustrations. Contains student work, sports news, school happenings, class photographs. 48 pages.