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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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Archibald Fowler report 1920

Key words

school reports
williamstown high school
1920
archibald fowler

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.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Tons of money program and stage shot

Key words

williamstwon high school
1948
school productions
tons of money

Copy of black and white photograph mounted on card. Copy of program for Tons of money mounted on card. Original program can be found at Folder 17.2. Original photograph can be found at Folder 17.8.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Year 11 VCE 1997

Key words

williamstown high school
1997
year 11
doug mcdonald
class photographs

Colour photograph mounted on card accompanied by students and teacher names.

Inscriptions & Markings

See JPG above

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Form 4D 1964

Key words

williamstown high school
1964
class photographs
form 4d

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 4D of 1964.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

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

Copy of a black and white photograph of cast of The Guinea Pig 1951

Key words

williamstown high school
the guinea pig
1951
adelaide touring cast for the guinea pig

Copy of a black and white photograph of Williamstown High School cast of The Guniea Pig 1951

Inscriptions & Markings

see image above

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Staff 2008

Key words

williamstown high school
staff

Colour photograph and legend of Williamstown High School staff of 2008.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Best of the West

Key words

williamstown high school
1997
kemcor youth arts program

One compact disc containing performances by school music groups in 1997. Kemcor funded the Kemcor Youth Arts Program of 1997, which resulted in this CD.

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

Our Australia 2004 - Herald Sun Our Australia: A sunburnt country. Pt 1: Great Southern Land

Key words

williamstown high school
2004
megan charawity

Free publication of 16 pages, distributed with The Herald Sun in 2001. Williamstown High School student Megan Charawity is the girl on the left.

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Form 4A 1974

Key words

1974
form 4a
williamstown high school
class photographs

Laminated copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 4A of 1974.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Jubilee Assembly 1965

Key words

williamstown high school
williamstown town hall
1965
assembly

Black and white photograph of the 1965 Jubilee Assembly at Williamstown Town Hall in 1965. A copy mounted on blue card with photo corners is also stored at Folder 36.3.

Historical information

Taken on the occasion of the whole school assembly to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Williamstown High School. The assembly was held at Williamstown Town Hall.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Form 5S 1961

Key words

williamstown high school
form 5s
1961
class photograghs

Black and white original photograph of Williamstown High School form 5S of 1961.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Hold Fast Iss.4, March 2019

Key words

williamstown high school
2019
school newspapers

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

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Form 4A 1963

Key words

williamstown high school
1963
form 4a
class photographs

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 4A of 1963.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Year 12 STC 1990

Key words

year 12 stc 1990
williamstown high school
class photographs
1990

Colour photograph of Year 12 STC 1990

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Rod Armstrong & Betty Butcher

Key words

williamstown high school
1990
betty butcher

Original colour photograph/

Historical information

Betty Butcher (an ex-student) wrote a book and donated a copy to the school library. Rod Armstrong takes receipt of the donation with Betty at the Pasco St side of the school.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

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.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Bottle opener

Key words

williamstown high school
75th anniversary
1990
bottle opener

Metal bottle opener, with Williamstown High School colour metal badge logo. The bottle opener was produced to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Williamstown High School.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

School bag 1950's and 1960's

Key words

school bag
williamstown high school
1960s
1950s
barbara muster
bill ritchie

Black vinyl Gladstone style schoolbag with Williamstown High School logo on one side. Red vinyl piping along seams. Zip. Two handles.

Historical information

School bag used by students attending Williamstown High School in the 1950s and 1960s.

Inscriptions & Markings

Barbara Muster on tag attached to handle.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Form 3D 1961

Key words

williamstown high school
class photographs
1961
form 3d

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 3D of 1961.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

High tide 1998

Key words

williamstown high school
1998
high tide
year books

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.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Form 4C 1958

Key words

williamstown high school
1958
form 4c
class photographs

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 4C of 1958.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Staff 2003 Fun

Key words

williamstown high school
staff

Colour photograph and legend of Williamstown High School staff of 2003. Teachers being silly.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

10 IF 1997

Key words

williamstown high school
1997
class photographs
10 if
ian foster

Colour photograph mounted on card accompanied by students and teacher names.

Inscriptions & Markings

See JPG above

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Excursion to Bright 1954 - Excursion to Bright August 30 - September 4 1954, by Kath White

Key words

williamstown high school
1954
kath white
miss boardman
bright
diary
school camp

Red leather album tied with yellow, red and black cord. 42 p. Hand painted end papers, hand written and illustrated by Kath White.

Historical information

Kath White, student at WHS between 1951 and 1955, made this book to present to her teacher following a Bright excursion her class attended in 1954. Kath kept a diary during the trip and used it to create a memento for a favourite teacher in Miss Boardman.

Inscriptions & Markings

Inside front cover: To Miss Boardman, with many thanks for your kindness to me. Kath White 29. 10.54.

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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

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

1948 Athletic sports

Key words

williamstown high school
1948
athletic sports
newport oval
tug of war
marching
koala house

Copy of black and white photographs (2), laminated on A4 sheet.

Inscriptions & Markings

1948 - Newport Oval. House athletic sports tug-of-war. Staff versus boys. 1948 Newport oval. House Athletic sports - Koala girls marching team.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

High Tide 1974

Key words

williamstown high school
1974
high tide
yearbook

Black and white printed publication.

Historical information

Year book for the Williamstown High School 1974 school year. Contains staff, student leaders, captains, sports results, camp details, student work.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Form 3E 1970

Key words

williamstown high school
1970
form 3e
class photographs

Laminated copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown Highb School Form 3E of 1970.

Inscriptions & Markings

see image above

Williamstown High School , Williamstown