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Parents & Citizens Association

P&C

MEETING DATES

TERM 1

20th February 2019

20th March 2019

TERM 2

15th May 2019

19th June 2019

TERM 3

21st August 2019

18th September 2019

TERM 4

16th October 2019

20th November  2019 (AGM)

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ABOUT US

The Eastern Hills Senior High School Parents and Citizens Association provides a forum where anyone interested in the welfare of students attending our school can meet to discuss educational issues. 

We operate under the guidance of the Western Australian Council of State School Organisations Inc. (WACSSO), being the peak body representing parents of public school children in Western Australia.

The Objects of the Association are to promote the interests of Eastern Hills Senior High School through:

 

  • cooperation between parents, teachers, students and members of the general community;

  • assisting in the provision of resources, facilities and amenities for the school; and

  • the fostering of community interest in educational matters.

The Parents and Citizens Association:

 

  • gives parents/guardians an opportunity to learn about the school’s policies and programs;

  • organises ways in which parents/guardians can share in shaping and developing school policies;

  • brings parents/guardians together to share information and views;

  • assists the school in building positive attitudes to students and their families; and

  • helps raise funds to provide extra resources.

  • provides up to $6500 annually towards of citizenship awards and scholarship programs

 

Raising funds 

Throughout 2016 the Eastern Hills Senior High School Parents and Citizens Association was successful in securing the following funds for the school:

  • Funding for school horticulture program $4000.00 – incudes $2000.00 grant from Mundaring Shire

  • Raised $2100.00 for school library furniture from Bunnings Sausage sizzle fundraiser

  • Secured a community improvement fund grant for $20,000.00 from the State Government to fund improvements to the school library

Meetings
Eastern Hills Senior High School Parents and Citizens Association meets on the third Wednesday of each month at the high school staff room.  

Meetings run from 7.30pm – 9.00pm 

Our yearly meetings run from February to November (excluding school holiday’s).  With our annual general meeting held every November.

We welcome and encourage all families to participate in our meetings and activities
 

Currently looking to fill some positions. If you would like to nominate for this role please contact the P&C. 

Our Committee

Jason Dilley

President

 

Fiona Affleck

Vice President

 

Linley Williams

Secretary 

 

Rob Walker

Treasurer

Vacant

Media

Vacant

Grants

Sustainable Horticulture Program: 
Mundaring Shire Matching Grant 

The Eastern Hills SHS has been successfully running the Sustainable Horticulture Program for many years, the school has been trying to source assistance to expand the project for some time. The school community and parent body under advice of horticulture professionals drafted a plan to upgrade the project. The Eastern Hills SHS P&C supplied $2000.00 the project through the Mundaring Shire matching grant program, which matched the P&C funds of $2000.00 for a total of $4000.00 towards the project. These funds enabled the Sustainable Horticulture Program to upgrade the program. This included: • Additional garden beds adding to our existing garden to allow for a wider variety of plants to be grown and larger crops to be farmed. • The installation of a propagation nursery that has allowed plants and seedlings to be grown all year round. • Installation of a water tank, pump and watering systems which has aided in the collection and use of rain water to provide a more sustainable approach to horticulture • Upgrading of the existing watering reticulation systems • Purchasing of extra plants for the project • Purchasing of extra fish for the fish ponds • Replacement and P gravel around garden walkways We expect that these upgrades will: • See a wider variety of plants produced by our horticulture area, rain water being collected effectively and used to provide water to plants and more garden space to be available for crops. • We hope to gain a better knowledge of sustainable living within the school population and an increase in hands on experience in this area. • This will hopefully help the students in gaining experience in the horticulture industry

Eastern Hills Senior High School

Ph: (08) 9573 0300

Lot 289 Keane St East, Mount Helena WA 6082, Australia

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