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P&C association

Next meeting and our executive contacts

The P&C meet the last Wednesday each month, except school holidays, at 5:30 pm in the T-Lounge (E Block Annexe, near Admin office). If you have any issues, concerns or requests, please email Yeppoon State School P&C or alternatively contact one of our executives below or attend our next meeting. Everyone is most welcome to attend.

President:  Ellen Taylor - 0437 932 742

Vice president: Brandy Nesbitt - 0478 060 423

Secretary: Leslie Ryan - 0448 766 526

Treasurer: Angela Harbas - 0432 127 112

What does a P&C do and why should I get involved?

  • Did you know that the P&C supports a wage, keeps the tuckshop functioning with maintenance, supplies and equipment upkeep?
  • Did you know that the P&C manages and operates the schools' uniform/bookshop?
  • Did you know all your generous support with fundraising helps your child have the best in educational needs with the latest technology, school maintenance, equipment updates, supplying comfort with airconditioning, supporting school field trips?
  • Did you know that the P&C contributed significantly to the purchase of 15 interactive whiteboards - one for every classroom? 

What does our P&C get involved in?

  • Policy development,
  • Financial planning (budgeting),
  • Tuckshop, uniform/bookshop management,
  • Fundraising activities,
  • School and classroom functions. 

What are the P&C's functions?

  • To promote our school and the importance of education to the community.
  • To encourage closer cooperation between the parents, members of the community, staff and students to achieve a desired outcome (art show, bush dance involvement).
  • To provide advice and recommendations to the principal on issues and concerns in respect to the student body and the general operations and management of the school.
  • To provide advice/recommendations on school issues and discuss concerns and improvements for enhanced school life for our children (drop off zone for ranger drive, oval irrigation, drainage grids, student seating requirements – supply of picnic tables and seating, effluent water for toilets).
  • To provide financial support to school representatives (band, choir, sporting reps), purchase classroom teaching tools (maths number boards, TV and DVD player, library books), manage the tuckshop and uniform/bookshop, supply airconditioning to classrooms and many other resources (oval irrigation, shade projects, picnic tables etc.) For the benefit of students of the school.
  • To participate in any committee which will contribute to the general benefit of students ie. Hall building committee. 

What good could I do?

Contribute your ideas for improvement and offer opinions on:

  • Behaviour management
  • Student dress code
  • School routines
  • P&C budget and projects
  • School budget
  • School surveys. 

How can I get involved?

Become a:

  • P&C member
  • Tuckshop or uniform/bookshop volunteer
  • Classroom helper
  • School council representative
  • Parenting networking rep for your child’s class
  • P&C executive member
  • President
  • Vice president
  • Secretary (minutes & correspondence)
  • Treasurer (accounts & banking)
  • Fundraising volunteer
  • Data entry volunteer
  • Banking helper
  • Uniform coordinator
  • Newsletter article volunteer
  • Events coordinator
  • Attend P&C meetings and voice your opinion.
     

Do you find our 'smart choice' tuckshop a valuable service? Is the uniform/bookshop convenient for purchasing necessary school items? Do you want your child to have the best quality education in a safe and comfortable environment? If so, we encourage you to be involved in your child’s education. It can be very rewarding and a lot of fun!

Please join our P&C!