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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.

Contact Information

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

Contact

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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Student mid-year report 1974

Key words

williamstown high school
1974
linda smallman
student reports
mid year report

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.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Centenary Concert program 2015

Key words

williamstown high school
centenary concert
2015
program
williamstown town hall
music

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.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

High Tide No. 3 - High Tide 1923

Key words

williamstown high school
yearbooks
high tide

Printed booklet of olive coloured card cover and glossy white paper pages.Cover printed in dark olive. Pages printed in black. Some black and white photographs.

Historical information

School year book detailing achievements of the school community, including sporting, academic, social and the arts. Scholarship recipients details are included and examples of student work.

Inscriptions & Markings

Written on front cover: Leslie Hill 391 1858 Les Hill 46 Elphin St Newport

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Hold Fast, Vol. 1 No. 2. July 1944 - Official magazine of the Williamstown High School

Key words

williamstown high school
school magazine
1944
hold fast

4 page magazine of Williamstown High School with editorial by C. Curtain and P. Weate. Aslo includes student work, sports report and letters to the editors.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

High Tide 1955

Key words

williamstown high school
1955
high tide
year books.

Black and white printed publication. Buff cover printed in red and black. 40 p.: ill.

Historical information

Year book for the 1955 school year. Contains staff list, prefects, house, school and sport captains, scholarship recipients, team photographs, student work.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Hold Fast Iss. 8, Aug. 2019

Key words

williamstown high school
2019
hold fast
student newspapers

Newspaper format Williamstown High School student newspaper. 12 pages, some black and white photographs. Headline: "The sour truth about sugar".

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High Tide 1970

Key words

williamstown high school
1970
high tide
yearbook

Black and white printed publication with card cover. 48 p.: ill.

Historical information

Year book for the Williamstown High School 1970 school year. Contains staff, student leaders, captains, prefects, sports results, camp details, student work.

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Music exercise book 1948

Key words

williamstown high school
music
exercise book
1998
students work

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.

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Athletic sports meet 1950

Key words

williamstown high school
1950
athletics
metropolitan high schools sports association

Black and white booklet printed on white paper, comprising 16 pages.

Historical information

This program details the Thirtieth annual Athletic Sports Meeting organised by the Metropolitan High Schools' Sports Association and held in 1950 on the Essendon Recreation Reserve. It was a three day event and Williamstown High School competed on day three against Ballarat, Coburg, Essendon and Hampton High Schools.

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High Tide 2004 - Williamstown High School 2004 Year Book

Key words

williamstown high school
2004
year books

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

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Willy High news April 1984

Key words

williamstown high school
1984
newsletter
willy high news

22 page A4 sized newsletter, printed in black and white. Contains message from the principal, information for parents, interviews and reviews of events. Also includes photographs.

Inscriptions & Markings

See PDF for full text.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

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

Key words

hold fast
williamstown high school
1944
school magazine

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.

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Peace Assembly 1988

Key words

williamstown high school
peace assembly
1988
music
sam bird
brendan cassar
greig turner

Single blue A4 sheet. Flyer for the Peace Assembly held on 9th August 1988 at Williamstown High School. Musical items were presented by Sam Bird, Brendan Cassar and Greig Turner.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Senior Speech Night 1954

Key words

williamstown high school
speech night
1954

Light blue paper pamphlet printed in dark blue.

Historical information

Program for the 1954 Senior Speech night of the Williamstown High School. Held on Monday, 6th December, 1954 at 8 p.m.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

High Tide 1969

Key words

williamstown high school
1969
high tide
yearbook

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.

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Parliament Aust letter 1993

Key words

parliament australia
schools' musical programme
1993
williamstown high school
concert band

Letter from the speaker, John E. Delzoppo, confirming arrangements for the Williamstown High School Concert Band performanace in Queen's Hall. The performance was part of the Schools' Musical Programme during the Autumn Session of Parliament, 1993.

Significance

The Finn Koren Collection.

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Higher school certificate examination result 1974

Key words

williamstown high school
l.j. smallman
higher school certificate
1974

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.

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Swimming sports program 1948

Key words

williamstown high school
1948
swimming carnival

Official program of Williamstown High School Swimming Carnival, 2nd March 1948. 8 pages of white paper.

Inscriptions & Markings

See pdf above

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

High Tide 1957 - High Tide 1957: Magazine of High School Williamstown

Key words

williamstown high school
1957
high tide
yearbook

Black and white printed publication. Red and black card cover. 35 p. : ill.

Historical information

Williamstown High School yearbook for 1957. Contains staffing, scholarship, sports results, student work for the 1957 school year.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

High Toide 2005

Key words

williamstown high school
2005
high tide
yearbooks

Coloured card and glossy paged book. Year book for the Williamstown High School 2005 school year. Comprising 96 pages, it contains Principal''s message, reports from all school departments, sport results, student work and many photographs. Year level photographs also included. Some photographs are in full colour.

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High tide 2000

Key words

williamstown hgh school
2000
year books
high tide

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.

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Sports Programme 1919

Key words

williamstown high school
1919
sports events
programme
metropolitan high schools' sports association
mr brett

Booklet of buff coloured card cover and 18 pages, small black lead pencil with metal housing, attached to booklet by red string. The booklet is the official programme of the Metroplitan High Schools' Sports Assoc. It was held at the Williamstown Cricket Ground, Wed. Oct. 15, 1919.

Inscriptions & Markings

On the front cover: Mr Brett. See PDF above for complete booklet. Note the hand written list of names inside the back cover.

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Big Drum 1992

Key words

next wave fesival
big drum
williamstown high school
1992
music
the finn koren collection

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.

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High Tide 1975

Key words

williamstown high school
1975
high tide
yearbook

Black and white printed publication with card cover. 48 p.: ill.

Historical information

Year book for the Williamstown High School 1975 school year. Contains staff, student leaders, captains, sports results, camp details, student work.

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Swimming carnival program 1949

Key words

williamstown high school
1949

White paper printed in black comprising 4 pages. Williamstown High School intra school swimming competition details and events are listed.

Inscriptions & Markings

Name on cover

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Musical High Program 1996

Key words

williamstown high school
musical high
1996
music
williamstown town hall

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.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

High Tide No. 4 - High Tide 1924

Key words

williamstown high school
yearbooks
high tide

A booklet, comprising 16 p. Some black and white photographs and illustrations included. Cover of olive card printed in dark olive green.

Historical information

School year book for the 1924 academic year. Contains sports results, scholarships awarded and student work.

Inscriptions & Markings

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

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Speech night program 1959

Key words

williamstown high school
1959
speech night

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.

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Speech night program 1957

Key words

williamstown high school
speech nigh
1957

8 page buff coloured pamphlet printed in navy blue.

Inscriptions & Markings

Page 3, written in pen: "? for Phys Ed. Jean E. Webb. Holes punched in left hand margin to allow for insertion into folder.

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1958 choir

Key words

williamstown high school
1958
choir
form 3c

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School choir of 1958. Copy of photograph and laminated copy of photograph also at this number.

Inscriptions & Markings

See images above

Williamstown High School , Williamstown