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Updated  3 November 2016

   PHOTOS 2      

(1960 onwards) 


Similarly to the previous "Photos" page, in this section ex students and former staff are invited to contribute photographs of their (or family member’s) days at DHS.  These photos will be of immense interest to other former staff and students. Please take the time therefore, to clearly identify the year and form, or other context that might apply to the photo .  These can either be formal class photos, or others from your personal "school days" collection.


Photos should preferably be sent in digital format, ie, via e-mail.  If you only have hard copy photos it would assist if you could arrange to scan them first before e-mailing to the address below:

  Otherwise you can post to Dandenong High School Ex Students Association, P O Box 383 Dandenong, 3175.




Email Address: gazzcazz@hotmail.com  





As far as possible photos and "links" to photos are arranged in chronological order.  Simply scroll through to find your time at school.


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The "New" building.  Completed in 1958.

Photo taken 50 years later, not long before it was demolished, to make way for the next round of new buildings.







 1960 1D                                                                        From Frances Benson (Froukje Van de Vrugt)

 Froukje is 1st on the left in the 3rd row.

 1960 1F                                                                            From Anna Pereboom (Veldman)

 1960 2A                                                                            From Bill Nicoll

 1960 2D                                                                         From Bronwyn Mutton (Howie)

1960 - 2E                                                                                             From Andrew McVean

1960 - 3B                                                                                                                                 From John van Eiremen

 1960 - 3C                                                                                                                                                                                                              From Yvonne Elliott (Kirkham)

Names on photo

 1960 4A

                   From Gary Matthews

 << Click to enlarge

 1960 - FORM CAPTAINS                                                                                                                    from Margaret Rogers

 1960- FORM 6 - OLYMPIC PARK                                              from Russ Weber


1960- FORM 6                                                                                  from Margaret Rogers

 Back row L to R: Peter van Hoof, Graham Morden, Fred Noblet, John Andrews, Richard Almark, Allan Stocks, Roger Barlee, Anton Iseli , Waldermar Galloway                                                  3rd row:  Judith A’Vard, Jeanette Gibson, Evelyn Felbel, Liz Cox, Pam Carr, Lyndon Webb, Elizabeth Holdsworth, Pat Gaston Joan Alexander, Margaret Davies, Marilyn Norman                 2nd  row: Gael Thompson, Robert Wilson, Ivars Satins, Gary Huntingford, Ron Nethercott, Peter Holloway, Brian Semple, Leigh Ward, Lucien Czercawski, Joy Annear Annear                  Front: Kaye Longmuir, Joan Roberts,Grace Kermode, Jennifer Symons, Russell Weber, Mr Baines, Margaret Rogers,Maureen Gunton, Jennifer Bright, Denise Knight, Ursula Wahr

1960 STAFF   (Formal)                                                           From Bronwyn Mutton (Howie)

 1960 STAFF   (Informal)                                                       From Bronwyn Mutton (Howie)

 1961 - 2C                                                                                                      From Anna Pereboom (Veldman) 

 1961 3A                                                                            From Bill Nicoll

 1961 - 3B                                                                                            From Andrew McVean

1961 - 4B                                                                                                                                              From John Van Eimeren

1961 - 4C                                                                                                                                                                             From Yvonne Elliott (Kirkham)

Names on Photo


 Form 6's Ferenc Udvary convincingly winning the 220 yards at Olympic Park

1961 STAFF                                                                                                                                                                From Bronwyn Mutton (Howie)

 1962 2C                                                                                                                                                                             From Ruth Schmalstieg (Geringhoff)

 1962 2D                                                                                                                                                                              From Ruth Schmalstieg (Geringhoff)


 1962 - 3C                                                                                    From Anna Pereboom (Veldman)

 1962 3D                                                                                                               From Frances Benson (Froukje Van de Vrugt)  

 Froukje in top row 2nd from left

 1962 4A                                                                            From Bill Nicoll

 1962 - 4B                                                                                          From Andrew McVean

1962 - Form 5 Girls                                                                                                                                         from Yvonne Elliott (Kirkham)    

Names on Photo               

1962 - Form 5 Boys                                                                                                                             From Yvonne Elliott & John Van Eimeren

 1962 BOYS TENNIS                                                                                                                                        Max Oldmeadow     

 1962 FORM 6                                                                                                                                                                                                 From Greta Jungwirth


 1962 Senior Softball B                                                     From Bronwyn Mutton (Howie)

 1962 HOUSE CAPTAINS                                                              From Max Oldmeadow


1962 CLEMATIS HOUSE                                                                                                       From Pat Sum (Hickman)
Captains Robert Stewart and Dagnija Strazdins
1962 ORCHID HOUSE CAPTAINS                                                                                                   From Ted Hughes
                                                 Ted Hughes (V/Cap't) Luba Slipetskyj (Cap't) Greta deVries  (Cap't) Denise Nancarrow (V/Cap't)

 1962  GENERAL ASSEMBLY                                                                                                                  From 'The Gate'

 Note the presence of Head prefects on the platform           

1962 STAFF                                                                             From Gary Matthews

 1963 1A                                                                              From John Frith

Back Row: 1. ? Robertson Stevenson (nickname Tich), 3. John Frith, 4. Geoff Byrnes, 6. Andrew Green      3rd Row: 6. John McPhee                      2nd Row: 3. Geoff White (nickname Blacky), 7. David Manley            Front Row: 2. Jennifer Smith, 6. Maths teacher – Mrs. Windsor

1963 1E                                                                                                                                                                                           From Richard Lewinski 

 1963 2C                                                 from Bronwyn Mutton (Howie)                               

 1963 3A                                                                                                                                                                                 From Ruth Schmalstieg (Geringhoff)

 1963 3B                                                                                                                                                                                   From Ruth Schmalstieg (Geringhoff)


 1963 3C                                                                                                                                                                                                           From Chris Keys


 1963 - 4B                                                                                      Anna Pereboom (Veldman)

 1963 4D                                                                                                                      From Frances Benson (Froukje Van de Vrugt)  

 Froukje is in the front row, first from right

 1963  5A                                                                                           From Sandra Findlay (Simon)

  1963 5B                                                                             From Bill Nicoll

 1963 5C                                                                                                                                                                                 From Max Oldmeadow

1963 - 5E                                                                                         From Andrew McVean

1963 - 5F                                                                                                                                                                                       From John Van Eimeren

1963 SOCCER                                                                                       From Andrew McVean                                                                                          


 1963 Senior Softball  B                                              From Bronwyn Mutton (Howie)


1963 VOLLEY BALL                                                                From Andrew McVean

1963 -  FORM 6 GIRLS                                                                                               From Bronwyn Mutton (Howie)


1963 - FORM 6 BOYS                                                                                                                   From Bronwyn Mutton (Howie) 


1963 - PREFECTS                                                                                                                                    From Bronwyn Mutton (Howie)


1963 STAFF                                                                                                             (From Bronwyn Mutton (Howie)


 1964 2A                                                                          From John Frith

Back Row: 2. Andrew Griffiths, 6. Andrew Green, 7, Geoff Byrnes, 8. John Frith              2nd Row: 3. John McPhee, 5. David Manley, 6. Graham Nash, 7. Frank Meerman, 8. Geoff White

 1964 4C                                                                                                                                                                                                            From   Chris Keys

1964 2B                                                                                              From  Paul Ashford    

 1964 - 5C                                                     From Frances Benson (Froukje Van de Vrugt)

 Froukje is in the 3rd row, 3rd from right

1964 - 5D                                                                             From Anna Pereboom (Veldman)

 1st Row:  Anna Veldman, Joan Edis, Wendy Thomson, Wendy Bright, Mrs. Vukmirovic, ?,  Helen Kimble, Sandra Clark, ? 2nd row:  no known names except third from left: Brendan Miney 3rd row:  ?, Graeme Noblet, ?, M. Skilney, Morris Dean, ?, Bob Barfoot, ?, ?, 4th row:  Lorene Mosig, ?, ?, P. Zeccola, ?, ?, Sandra Finlay, Glenda Cleary

1964 - 6A                                                                 From Max Oldmeadow, Andrew McVean, Bill Nicoll


1964 HOUSE CAPTAINS                                                               From Andrew McVean

 1964 SOCCER                                                                                 From Andrew McVean

 1964 VOLLEY BALL                                                                              From Andrew McVean

 1964 SPORTS DAY                                                                                                             From Frances Benson (Froukje Van de Vrugt)

Front row Hannelore Burcharat and Lynne Wickham. Back row Irene Inklaweicz and Ilga Auptmanis.  The old "Siberia" building is in the background.

1964 LUNCH TIME                                                        From Ruth Schmalstieg (Gertinghoff)


 1964 TASMANIAN EXCURSION                                            From Ruth Schmalstieg (Geringhoff)




 1964 Break-Up Day                                                                      From Andrew McVean

 1964 Break-Up Day                                                                      From Andrew McVean

 1964 Break-Up Day                                                                        From Andrew Mc Vean

 1965 1D                                                                                                                                                                                         From Elizabeth Turner (Marriner)

1965  IA                                                                     From Pat Sum (Hickman)

Teacher Miss Blood

1965  2E                                                                          From Ray Gwozdzieski


 1965 3A                                                                               From John Frith

Back Row: 2. John Frith, 6. Andrew Green, 7. Geoff Byrne, 8. Robert Stevenson      3rd Row: 7. Jennifer Smith          2nd Row: 1. Phillip (? Williams), 2. Geoff White, 3. Frank Meerman, 4. Graham Nash, 5. David Manley, 7. John McPhee       Front Row: 1. Christine Yates, 3. Robin ?,     5.Mrs P Smith Domestic Science Teacher, 6. Andrew Griffiths 

1965  3B                                                                                                                                                                                                            From Paul Ashford

 1965 5A                                                                   From Ruth Schmalstieg (Geringhoff

 1965  5B                                                                                                                                                                                           From Norma Morris (Campbell)

 1965 5C                                                                                                                                                                                  From Ruth Schmalstieg (Geringhoff


 1965 5D                                                                                                                                                                                                             From Chris Keys


 1965 6A                                                                         From Max Oldmeadow


 1965 - 6B                                                                                   From  Bill Nicoll

 1965 - PREFECTS                                                                               From  Bill Nicoll

 1965 STAFF                                                                                                                                                                                                          From Max Oldmeadow

1966 IO                                                                      From Pat Sum (Hickman)
Teacher Miss Pam Robert

 1966 2H                                                                   From Elizabeth Marriner (nee Turner)

 1966  4F                                                                                                                                                                                                              From Paul Ashford

1966 4H                                                                                                                                                                                                            From Richard Lewinski

 1966 6A                                                                        From Max Oldmeadow


 1966 STAFF                                                                                                                                                                                                       From Max Oldmeadow

1967 Centralian Tour                                                                                                                                                      From Paul Ashford

3rd from right - teacher Miss Fran Gass 

1967 2R                                                                      From Pat Sum (Hickman)
Teacher Miss Pam Robert

 1967 3C                                                             From Elizabeth Marriner (nee Turner)

1967  3L                                                                  From Pat Sum (Hickman)

Teacher Mrs Thomas

 1967  4A                                                                       From Ray Gwozdzieski


1967  5A                                                                                                                                                                                                 From Paul Ashford 

1968  1D                                                                                                                                                                                               From Robert Stevens 

1968 3R                                                                      From Pat Sum (Hickman)

1968 4C                                                                                 From Elizabeth Marriner (nee Turner)   

1968  4L                                                                      From Pat Sum (Hickman)

Teacher Mrs Vukmirovic (nee Dawson)

1968  4S                                                                                                                                                                                                 From Paul Ashford 

1968  6D                                                                                                                                                                                                  From Paul Ashford 

1968 School Dance                                                                                                                                                           From Paul Ashford            


1969 2D                                                                                                    From Robert Stevens

1969 4A                                                                      From Pat Sum (Hickman)

 1969  5D                                                           From Elizabeth Marriner (nee Turner)

1969 5E                                                                      From Pat Sum (Hickman)

 19i69  6D                                                                                                                                                                                              From Paul Ashford 

1970 5C                                                                      From Pat Sum (Hickman)

Teacher Mr Gunston

1970 6D                                                                 From Pat Sum (Hickman)

Teacher Mrs Trigg

1971 6B                                                                      From Pat Sum (Hickman)

Teacher Mr Burden ?

 1972  5A                                                                                         From Norma Morris (Campbell)

 1973 1B   Various around school                                         From Brendan Murray

1973  1E                                                                                                                                                 From John Zwiers


 1974  2A                                                                                                                                              From John Zwiers


1976  4T                                                                                                                                                  From John Zwiers 

 1977 1F                                                                                                                                From John Baker


 1977 5D                                                                                                                                                                                                 From Brendan Murray

 1977 TEACHERS IN STAFF ROOM                                                                                                                 From Brett Cox

 M Blight (Englsh), Eddie Vrieze, Rob Hansen (English), Peter Grant (Maths) , Mike Kupsch (Business)

 1978 6B                                                                                                                                                                                                 From Brendan Murray

 1978 2F              From                                                                                                                                                                                   John Baker


 2008    FORMER ARMY HUT  (previously next to Scout hall) placed on Herbert St boundary at DHS in 1957


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