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P&C

What is the P&C?

The P&C is an organisation comprised of volunteers that represent the parents/ caregivers of the Arundel State School.

The P&C raises funds to provide equipment and resources not provided by Education Queensland. We contribute to the school’s budget every term

The P&C provides advice to the Principal on matters involving the school community, which can be communicated through out meetings.

Who are the Executive team members?

The P&C Executive team work on a volunteer basis and consist of:

President: Amanda Clark

Vice President: Jacinda Fisher, Karen Bell

Treasurer: Chelsea Krenske                  

Secretary: Evelyn Kang

Non-Executive Members

Grants Officer: Katie Omrod

Media: Terri Topham

Data Base Coordinator: Andrea Giokas

Parent/Teacher Liaison: Mollie Rhodes, Sally Kingston, Patrina Dendrinos

Uniform Shop Convenor: Michelle Carroll

Tuckshop Convenor: Kristy Clark        

Who are the members?

Our Parents and Citizens Committee of 2017 are striving towards attaining goals to ensure our children have the best opportunities and experiences while they are here at Arundel. Membership is open to all School parents, and any other persons aged 18 years or over who are interested in the welfare of the school. The Principal is a member. Each year a President, Vice-president, Secretary and Treasurer are elected by the members at the Annual General Meeting. 

Our aims are:

To assist the school to improve the quality of our children’s learning through providing extra resources.

To assist the school to improve the quality of our children’s learning environment.

To work together with parents to raise money for the projects within the school community.

To maintain a productive, yet cost-effective tuck-shop and uniform shop for our school community.

Fundraising activities

Our fundraising team is very active. Some of their activities include:

Disco’s                                             Mothers/Fathers Day fundraising              

Fun runs                                           Various promotional drives

Future goals:

To continue to support enhancements to the school hall and throughout the whole school grounds as required.

To ensure prices in the tuck-shop and uniform shop are kept to a minimum whilst maintaining their self-functioning entity.

To encourage parents to be involved in the school they entrust their children in by helping the P&C in their fundraising endeavours.

To make the P&C a friendly, open forum in which to discuss your desires/concerns regarding the school.

P&C Services

Tuck-shop                                                      

Uniform Shop

The P&C provide the tuck-shop and uniform shop services which are self-sufficient and fund an Operation Manager and a small retail support team.

When do we meet?

Our next meetings will be held in the school staffroom on Friday 12th of May 2017 at 3.30pm (unless stated otherwise in the school newsletter).
As we represent the parents and care-givers of Arundel School, it is important that we hear your views. Please come along to our meetings. If you cannot attend and would like a matter raised on your behalf, please provide details in writing to the P&C Secretary via the school office. Alternatively you can email us on pandc@arundelss.eq.edu.au
 
Contact details
Phone: (07)55614888 – The School Secretary will pass on any messages.

Financial Contributions

By supporting the P&C with a voluntary contribution you will be assisting with raising funds to provide equipment and resources, not provided by Education Queensland, throughout the school.
Such voluntary contributions can be paid directly to our Westpac account:
BSB: 034-292
Account: 317629
Name: Arundel State School P&C Association
A tax invoice can be provided. If you use your surname as a reference and send an advisory email to pandc@arundelss.eq.edu.au stating the contribution amount, date paid and a postal address.