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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

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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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160 items

High Tide 2015

Key words

williamstown high school
2015
yearbooks
high tide

Williamstown High School year book for 2015. Glossy full colour cardboard cover, Full colour, photographs, illustrations inside. 167 pages.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

High Tide 1959

Key words

williamstown high school
1959
high tide
yearbook

Black and white publication. White card cover printed in yellow, red and black.

Historical information

Year book for the 1959 school year. Contains staff, student, sport, form captains, prefects, scholarship recipients, sports results, camp and production news and student work.

Inscriptions & Markings

On front cover, Danute Jokubauskas. Inside back cover, student signatures.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Williamstown summer festival program 1989

Key words

williamstown summer festival
1989

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

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

High Tide 1979 - High Tide 1979

Key words

williamstown high school
1979
high tide
yearbook

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

Historical information

Year book for the Williamstown High School 1979 school year. Contains staff, student leaders, captains, sports results, camp details, student work.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

High Tide 1949

Key words

williamstown high school
high tide
1949
yearbooks

Black and white printed booklet with card cover, stapled. 46 p. ill.

Historical information

Yearbook for 1949. Contains staff and management details, prefects, sports results, scholarship recipients, student work, team photographs and lists

Inscriptions & Markings

On front cover 'Gwenda'. Last page contains student signatures.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

75th anniversary celebration church service 1990

Key words

williamstown high school
music
1990
75th anniversary
church service
st john's uniting church

B5 sized paper program with yellow cover and white pages. 8 pages. Williamstown High School music students performed at the service held at St John's Uniting Church on Sunday 18th March, 1990.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

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Festival of Performing Arts 1993

Key words

williamstown high school
music
1993
the wet reeds
festival of performing arts

Program for the Festival of Performing Arts 1993, held at Paisley College Campus. Williamstown High School Band, The Wet Reeds, were guest artists.

Significance

The Finn Koren Collection

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

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Until ya say ya love me 1987

Key words

the finn koren collection
williamstown high school
1987
music
top secret
rock bands
footscray community arts centre

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

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

no image

Final student report 1974

Key words

williamstown high school
linda smallman
1974
student report

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

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

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

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

Key words

williamstown high school
high tide

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.)

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Between the lines 1990 - 2

Key words

williamstown high school
year books
1990
between the lines

Williamstown High School Year book number 2 of 1990 - subtitle "Between the lines". A4 size, apricot card cover, 28 p. Black and white illustrations comprising student work, photographs and school news.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

High Tide 1988

Key words

williamstown high school
yearbooks
high tide
1988

Year book for the Williamstown High School 1988 school year. Contains reports from all departments, staff, student leaders, captains, sports results, camp details, student work and many black and white photohgraphs.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

High Tide 2009

Key words

williamstown high school
2009
high tide
year books

A4 sized book, with coloured card cover and comprising 61 pages. This book records the Williamstown High School 2009 school year. It contains reports from all departments, sport results, student work and many photographs, some in colour.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

High tide: 75th anniversary edition 1990

Key words

high tide
1990
williamstown high school
year books.

A4 book with glossy blue card cover. Year book 96 pages, contains some colour illustrations and text. Includes spports reports, student work, reports from all year levels. Page proofs can be found at 97.2 (store room).

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

Hold fast Iss 9, 2019

Key words

williamstown high school
hold fast
2019

Newspaper format Williamstown High School student newspaper. 12 pages, contains some black and white photographs. Headline: "Respectful relationships: opening the door for modern masculinity."

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Hold Fast Iss. 1. March 2018

Key words

williamstown high school
newspapers
hold fast
student newspapers

Black and white student newspaper of Williamstown High School. Includes sport, films, student art, trivia, crossword.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

High Tide 1971

Key words

williamstown high school
1971
high tide
yearbook

Black and white printed publication with card cover. 44 p.; ill.

Historical information

Year book for the Williamstown High School 1971 school year. Contains staff, student leaders, captains, prefects, sports results, camp details, student work.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

High Tide 1961

Key words

williamstown high school
1961
high tide
yearbook

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'.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

High Tide 1921 - High Tide

Key words

williamstown high school
high tide

Printed soft cover book. Pale blue card cover with navy blue print. 18 p.: ill.

Historical information

The school magazine, published at the end of each year. Contains reports from principal, sports results and academic awards. Also includes some student work.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

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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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Athletic sports meet Sep 1948

Key words

williamstown high school
1948

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.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Tons of money program, 1948

Key words

williamstown high school
1948
whs dramatic group
tons of money

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)

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

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Peace Concert 1987

Key words

peace concert
1987
preston girls school
williamstown high school
top secret
rock bands

A4 white paper poster advertising the Peace concert, Friday 10th Oct. 1987, held in Preston and at Preston Girls School. Williamstown High School Band Top Secret performed at the concert.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

High Tide 1982

Key words

williamstown high school
1982
high tide
yearbooks

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.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

High Tide 2007 - Williamstown High School Year Book 2007

Key words

williamstown high school
2007
high tide
year books

A4 sized coloured cardboard book of 76 pages. This book represents the 2007 Williamstown High School year. It contains reports from all departments, sports results, student work a and many photographs, some in gfull colour.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

High Tide 1960

Key words

williamstown high school
1960
high tide
yearbook

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.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Hold Fast Iss 2. May/June 2018

Key words

williamstown high school
student newspapers
hold fast
2018

Black and white student newspaper of Williamstown High School. Includes sport, films, student art, trivia, crossword.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Grand Concert 1940

Key words

williamstown high school
performance
1940
war relief fund
grand concert
music

Folded buff paper with red, yellow and black stripe in corner. 4 leaves, printed in black. Program for Grand Concert, held at Williamstown Town Hall, Monday 26th August, 1950.

Historical information

Performed by High School Students for the War Relief Fund.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown