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Welcome to the website of Camberwell High School
Ex-Students Society

This website is dedicated to the thousands of students who have attended Camberwell High School since it commenced in 1941, with just 350 students. The distinctive cream-brick building, was described at the time as ‘the most modern and attractive school in Victoria’. The history of the school is captured in the hundreds of photos that have been grouped into decades, and in the many editions of Prospice. The website brings our history to life, so that current and former students can appreciate their place in the school’s rich history.

Membership

Former students are encouraged to become members. The funds go towards four scholarships to senior students. We also contribute to the Principal’s fund that assists some students with their education. Annual membership is only $30.

Events

You are invited to join the committee and other ex-students at Cafe Paradiso. A casual meal, opposite the Rivoli Theatre, is a great way to catch up. Event details:

Date: Wednesday, 20 November 2019
Time: 6:30pm for a 7:00pm start
Venue: Cafe Paradiso, 215 Camberwell Rd, Hawthorn East
Please note: there is plenty of parking nearby and no stairs to climb!
Booking & Details at: https://www.trybooking.com/BGKIU
RSVP: extended to 19/11/2019

Reunions

Every year ex-students from different year groups organise a reunion. If 2019 is your reunion year, please contact CHESS for help with promotion. We also have a large database to help you get started and reunion guidelines with advice.

Our Story

The website has a fine collection of photos and memorabilia that reflect our history over the last 75 years. Photos of year groups, school life and sport teams are featured.

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CHESS News

The newsletter includes news from the school, and advertises upcoming events and reunions. It is produced three times a year for ex-students and past staff members.

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Latest News

As part of the school’s 50th celebrations in 1991, history teacher Robert Ewins wrote: A Jubilee Retrospective 1941-1991. It is now available for purchase and as an eBook.

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