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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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155 items

High tide 1996

Key words

williamstown high school
year books
1996
high tide

Williamstown High School year book for the 1996 school year. A4 size with a black white and red card cover. Red and white pages with illustrations. Contains school news, student work, sports results. 44 pages.

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High Tide 1987

Key words

williamstown high school
high tide
yearbooks
1987

Year book for the Williamstown High School 1987 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 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.

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Archibald Fowler report 1918

Key words

archibald fowler
school report
1918
williamstown high school

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.

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Children's Week 1992

Key words

williamstown high school
music
1992
altona gate shopping centre
children's week
performances

Fax of a letter confirming the Williamstown High School Bands' performances at Altona Gate Shopping Centre to help celebrate Children's Week.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection

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Official programme swimming carnival 1948

Key words

williamstown high school
1948
swimming sports

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.

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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.

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High Tide 1963

Key words

williamstown high school
1963
high tide

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.

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Athletic sports meet 1948

Key words

williamstown high school
1948
athletic sports
melbourne high schools' sports association

Paper, black printed booklet comprising 16 pages. Williamstown High School competed in this meet in 1948.

Historical information

This programme details the three day Athletic Sports meeting of 1948, organised by the Metropolitan High Schools' Sports Association. Williamstown High School competed on day two at the North Melbourne Cricket Ground. Other schools competing on that day were Ballarat, Coburg, Essendon and Geelong.

Inscriptions & Markings

Student name on cover.

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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.

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Archibald Fowler report 1919

Key words

williamstown high school
1919
student reports
archibald fowler

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.

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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

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Letter to School Council 1994

Key words

williamstown high school
camps
1994
tasmania
school council

A letter to school council asking for in principal support a music camp to Tasmania, which would include tuition, workshops, rehearsals, performances and sight seeing.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection.

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Jubilee Speech night 1965

Key words

williamstown high school
speech night
1965
jubilee

8 page pamphlet in buff paper printed in black ink.

Historical information

Program to accompany the 1965 Speech night of Williamstown High School, held on Wednesday 8th December 1965.

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Christmas carols 1991 - An evening of Christmas carols

Key words

williamstown high school
concert band
christmas carols
williamstown town hall

a B5 sized booklet with words to Christmas carols. White paper, stapled. The Williamstown High School band played at the event at the Williamstown Town Hall on 15th Dec. 1991.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

High Tide 1986

Key words

williamstown high school
1986
high tide
yearbooks

Williamstown High School yearbook for the 1986 school year. Black and white glossy card cover, this yearbook has 44 pages. It contains reports from all year levels and departments, sport results, student work and many black and white photographs.

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Speech night program 1968

Key words

williamstown high school
1968
speech night

Pamphlet printed in blue on white paper. 7 p.

Historical information

The program contains details of the Williamstown High School 52nd annual speech night, held at Williamstown Town Hall on Tuesday 9th April, 1968. The principal's report for 1967 is also included.

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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.

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High Tide 1989

Key words

williamstown high school
yearbooks
high tide
1989

Year book for the Williamstown High School 1989 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 1985

Key words

williamstown high school
1985
yearbooks
high tide

Williamstown High School yearbook for the 1985 school year. Glossy black and white cover this year has 40 pages. It includes reports from all areas, sports results, student work and many black and white photographs.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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Hold Fast Iss. 5. - Hold Fast Iss. 5. April, 2019

Key words

williamstown high school
2019
student newspapers

Student newspaper of Williamstown High School. 12 pages, some illustrations.

Inscriptions & Markings

see images above.

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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.

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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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The Ringer program 1950

Key words

williamstown high school
1950
dramatic group
the ringer

Black and white printed pamphlet. 4 p.

Historical information

A program to accompany the Williamstown High School Dramatic Group production on The Ringer. The play toured South Australia, performing at the Civic Hall, Port Lincoln, Friday 19th May 1950.

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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

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.

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