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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)
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+61 03 93939027

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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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160 items

Higher school certificate examination result 1974

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Single sheet of off white paper. Black print on watermarked green. Individual number in red.

Historical information

The official end of year examination results certificate presented to all Higher School Certificate (HSC) students.

Inscriptions & Markings

See PDF file.

1979 Orientation booklet

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

White folded paper, printed in black booklet of 20 pages. Contains school rules, plan of class rooms, school hours and general information.

Speech night and afternoon1956

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

8 p. buff pamphlet printed in navy blue

Historical information

Program produced to accompany the 1956 Williamstown High School speech night and afternoon on Monday, 10th December 1956 and Wednesday 12th December 1956. Also includes the Headmaster's report (6 p.)

High Tide 1965

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white printed publication. Card cover printed in gold and black. Red, yellow and black logo on p. 1. 64 p.: ill.

Historical information

Year book for the Williamstown High School 1965 school year. Contains staff, student leaders, captains, prefects, sports results, camp details, student work.

Tons of money program, 1948

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Printed and stapled publication. Blue and white cover and black and white pages. 18 p.: ill.

Historical information

The item details the Williamstown High School Dramatic Group's 1948 performance of Tons of Money. The play was presented at the Mechanics Institute, Williamstown on September 21 - 23, 1948. The play also toured South Australia, performing at Tusmore. (see 17.2)

Centenary Concert program 2015

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Printed colour booklet with the complete program for the Centenary Concert, held at the Williamstown Town Hall on 29th July 2015. B5 size, 12 pages. Includes historical anecdotes and some photographs.

High Tide 2004 - Williamstown High School 2004 Year Book

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Coloured card cover with school tartan feature, 76 pages, illustrated, some colour. Contains school work, sports reports, school news. NB: a Year 12 Yearbook was also printed in 2004

High Tide No.5 - High Tide 1925

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

A booklet comprising 16 p. Some black and white photographs and illustrations are included. The cover is of light brown card, printed in dark brown ink.

Historical information

The school year book for the 1925 school year. It includes academic achievements for the year, sports results, prefects and student work

Inscriptions & Markings

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

High Tide 1969

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

A White with brown ink publication. Cover tan card with black print.

Historical information

Year book for the Williamstown High School 1969 school year. Contains staff, student leaders, captains, prefects, sports results, camp details, student work.

Archibald Fowler report 1919

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Report book for Williamstown High School student Archibald Fowler. In 1919 Archie was in Form E. The book has a mushroom pink card cover and 8 white pages.

Inscriptions & Markings

See the PDF above for complete report book.

Inner West Music Festival 1994

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Single sheet flyer advertising the Inner West Music Festival where Williamstown High School performed as the Wind Symphony. The event was at Sunshine North Primary School.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection

Hold Fast Iss. 6. May 2019

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Newspaper format. 12 pages, black and white, some illustrations. Headline reads "Media bias, asylum seekers and politics: things you should know before you vote."

1997 Information booklet - Williamstown High School - On course for life

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

8 page full colour, glossy, A4 information publication detailing WHS philosophy, facilities and curriculum offerings. Contains photographs.

Inscriptions & Markings

See PDF for complete publication.

High Tide 1961

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white publication. Buff card cover printed in black, yellow and red. 42 p.: ill.

Historical information

Year book for the Williamstown High School 1961 school year. Contains staff, student leaders, captains, prefects, sports results, camp details, student work.

Inscriptions & Markings

Hand written inside front cover 'Yvonne L. Francome, Form VS Williamstown High School 1961. 14 Wellington St, West Footscray, Vic. 68.3057'.

athletics meet program 1946

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Souvenir programme of the intra school sports "Annual athletic sports meeting" of 9th October 1946. Programme consists of an 8 page booklet printed on paper.

Historical information

On the front cover: "To commemorate the retirement of our Headmaster, Mr Townsend."

Inscriptions & Markings

Names on front of programme. See pdf above.

Music Festival 1965 program

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Buff paper printed in black. Program of Music Festival 1965 - Western Suburbs Combined Schools. Held at Williamstown Town Hall, Aug 1965.

High tide 2003

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Williamstown High School year book for the 2003 school year. Coloured card card cover with student work, 76 pages, illustrated, some colour. Contains student work, sports report, school news and some class photographs.

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.

Grand Youth Concert 1989

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Program detailing band and items performed at the Grand Youth Concert at Dallas Brooks Hall in 1989. Six Williamstown High School music students performed at the event. Bookletis B5 size,16 pages with a full colour illustration on the front cover.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection.

Archibald Fowler report 1920

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Report booklet of white sheets covered in buff coloured card, 8 pages.

Historical information

Report book with results from all 3 terms of the 1920 school year, achieved by Archibald Fowler at Williamstown High School.

Inscriptions & Markings

See pdf above for complete document.

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.)

Hold Fast Iss.4, March 2019

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

A3 black and white newspaper, comprising 12 pages. This is the Williamstown High School student newspaper. This is the Bullying issue. It also contains sport, trivia, student art, trivia, crossword.

Inscriptions & Markings

see pdf and image above

Windows on the West 1980's

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

A letter confirming the Williamstown High School band's performance at the Windows on the West Expo, held from 27th July to 7th August. The WHS band performed on Friday 31st July.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection

Disco Dance 1988

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Single A4 sheet. Flyer advertising a Disco Dance held at Williamstown High School hall on the 28th August 1988. The Wet Reeds, WHS soul band, performed at the event.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection

Speech night program 1959

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Paper, black and white printed pamphlet. 8 p.

Historical information

Contains the order of ceremony for the 1959 Williamstown High School speech night, held at the Williamstown Town Hall. Also includes the Head Master's report of the year.

Official programme swimming carnival 1948

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Official programme of the inter school swimming sports meet of Friday 18th March, 1948. Williamstown High School competed against Essendon, Geelong & Hampton High School.Programme is made up of 4 pages, printed on paper.

Inscriptions & Markings

See pdf above.

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 1960

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white printed publication. Off-white card cover printed in red, black and yellow. 39 p.: ill.

Historical information

Year book for the 1960 school year. Contains staff, student, sport leaders, prefects, form captains, sports results, production and camp news, team photographs, students work.

Inscriptions & Markings

On front cover 'Danute'. Last two pages, student signatures.

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.