[45] All the buildings had horizontal boarded cladding and large banks of hopper windows facing south. Jandowae P-10 State School George St, Jandowae) 4668 5163. Dalby State High School 26 Nicholson Street, Dalby) 4669 0900. [82] In 1965 a tuckshop was built under the east end of the original domestic science block (Block A in 2016), and c.1968 a new science block was built east of the toilet blocks and Block A. [1], The former administration building; the former entrance link between the buildings addressing the Warrego Highway; and the covered links between the buildings, are characteristic of 1950s school design in Queensland, providing a ground level administration facility connected to the school by a covered walkway, with other walkways linking the classroom blocks. 2 talking about this. An opening formed in the partition between the classrooms has a modern concertina door. [93][94] By this time most of the western building of the original vocational training wing was no longer indicated on plans, presumably meaning it had been demolished. Dalby State High School (SHS) opened on its present site in 1954, due to overcrowding at Dalby State School (est.1861) - which had accommodated a secondary department (or 'high top') since 1914. [1], The early development of the school reflects the 1950s shift in emphasis from grid-like layouts towards more organic planning strategies, which provided for "ordered growth from a nucleus". It was built from 1953 to 1954. [36] This early site plan showed entrance pathways leading from the Warrego Highway to the west end of the intermediate wing and from Nicholson Street to the east end of the domestic science block. It looks like your browser does not have JavaScript enabled. [77][1], In 1960-1 a 40-foot (12 m) addition was made to the west end of the original manual training block (Block A in 2016), consisting of an agricultural science classroom and storeroom. The internal corridor leading from the covered way was moved west, into the remaining section of the manual training block, which was also used to form part of a new textile store and laundry room. Matthews, Beyond the Crossing, pp. [96][97][1], Changes in room use also occurred from the late 1970s into the 1980s. The former wood machinery room at the east end became a dining room, and the former teachers room at the west end, adjacent to the new extension, became a rest/fitting room. Windows on the western side of the passageway, the clerestory and the wing have been removed (at the time of inspection in mid-2016) for replacement. DPW Plan A71-2, "Dalby High School Site Plan", February 1952. [78][79][1], New toilet and shower blocks, connected to the original vocational training wing by a covered way, were added north of the school buildings c. 1961, and c. 1962 a 72-foot (22 m) addition was made to the west end of Block B, then known as the "science wing". The first urban land sales were held in 1857, and Dalby became a municipality (the Borough of Dalby) on 29 August 1863. [1], The main entrance from Nicholson Street is indicated by a flat-roofed metal-framed canopy and a stencilled, poly-chrome painted concrete slab; it has stained timber-framed wired-glass doors, with sidelights. [6][7][1], To help ensure consistency and economy, the Queensland Government developed standard plans for its school buildings. The enclosures are clad and lined with flat sheeting, with cover strips to the interiors. 'Report of the Department of Public Works for the year ended 30th June 1959', Cited in Project Services, "Dalby State High School", in Queensland Schools Heritage Study Part II Report. The four earliest buildings are arranged in a staggered parallel formation of three wings, linked by an axis of covered walkways, while the three later buildings are arranged and linked in a more organic manner. Coach of the Year Award is an individual award for a NASP® educator/coach. The floor structure of the classrooms above is exposed, with the timber bearers supported on concrete piers. The roof was a low gable with clerestory windows between the passage roof and the main roof. 2020-2021 Cheer Tryout Results Follow MHS Cheer on Twitter [75] As local dairy farming declined from the 1960s, beef cattle replaced cows, and Dalby also became the centre of Australia's largest reception, distribution and processing centre for grains. [71] Block F originally consisted of a library and passageway at the south end, a lobby, and then a principal's office and store. [32] However, the intermediate section only operated from 1956 to 1963. The story of Dalby State School, 1861-1961. [61][1], Block C represented an evolution of the DPW's standard 1950s design, replacing the proliferation of stumps in the understorey with a timber truss that spanned the width of the classroom and provided an unimpeded play space. The eastern end of Block B is clad in modern corrugated metal. Block A (eastern end) - one 1953-4 Boulton & Paul prefabricated timber vocational building (formerly used as a domestic science building), and a section of a second Boulton & Paul prefabricated timber vocational building (1954-5, formerly used as a manual training building), Block B (eastern end) - a 1953-4 Boulton and Paul prefabricated timber school building, Block C - a 1956-8 timber school building with timber floor, Block D - a 1954-5 highset timber school building with semi-enclosed stair (formerly used as the intermediate school), Block F - a 1958-9 (former) administration building and library, Block J - a 1958-9 brick veneer vocational building, This page was last edited on 25 March 2020, at 15:51. The main entrance from Nicholson Street, northeast of Block F, is landscaped with modern pavers and garden beds that contain a range of shrubs. The site is primarily accessed from Nicholson Street (southeast); and is bounded by the Warrego Highway (southwest), the Dalby-Glenmorgan railway line (northwest) and a light-industrial property (northeast). Julie Michelle Cruce-Malone Coach Email jcruce@melissaisd.org Phone 972-837-4216. [1], The building exteriors are clad in timber chamferboards, including the southern and eastern sides of the understoreys, with the Boulton & Paul sections clearly distinguishable from later sections by vertical timber strips that define each panel of the prefabricated wall units on the first floor. Please turn on JavaScript and try again. [83][84][1], By 1971 a new amenities block had been added northeast of the toilet blocks and by this time the school appears to have had access to a recreation area north of the railway line. It was added to the Queensland Heritage Register on 19 August 2016.[1]. The verandahs have timber floors, continuous timber posts, flat-sheeted raked ceilings and enclosed balustrades, which are either clad in chamferboards (Block A) or profiled metal-clad bag racks (Block B). DPW Plan A71-789, "Dalby State High School, new locker rooms", 1972. [1], The traditional land of the Barunggam people, Dalby was established with European settlement of the Darling Downs from 1840. [9][10] The 1859 school appears to have been sited elsewhere, east of Myall Creek. De Kreatief strive to offer high-quality design services for those who wish to express their creative desires. Picture: Channel 7 New standard types were developed including a brick veneer, concrete slab-on-ground and steel portal frame structure for manual training in 1958. PDW Plan A71- /3, "Dalby State High School, new school, first section", August 1953. Channel 7 screen grabs of the accident on Boonah and Beaudesert Road where the family’s car plunged into the Wyaralong Dam. Maleny State High School offers the opportunity to be a part of a Music Excellence class. Two brick flower boxes were also created to the rear (north) of the entrance link, and the western box survives in 2016. DPW Plan A71-716/1, 'Dalby High School, Type "C" Science Block site plan', 1968. [1], The later western extensions are similar in form to the original buildings, but are not of state cultural heritage significance.