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Gowrie State School P & C Association

The Gowrie State School P&C Association is a volunteer based committee that strives to achieve successful outcomes and initiatives that will support and grow our school community. We have a strong and dedicated executive team and committee that welcome new families and community members anytime throughout the year.
 
To successfully operate we depend on the support and assistance from parents, teachers, our school leaders and school council and wider community to better enhance our children’s facilities, events and school.
 
Ideas, suggestions, skills and feedback are welcomed along with people power.  Volunteering is a great way to meet new and friendly people within our school and the children love to see you there.
 
Our Community
Gowrie State School P&C considers our community to be:
  •      Families connected with our school
  •     Teachers and staff of our school ·      
  •     Community members within the Gowrie and surrounding region
 
Our Vision
A link between the school, the school community and wider Gowrie community to promote interaction and ideas.  Our vision chart for 2019 is attached to the right and outlines our goals and objectives for the year.
Get involved
If you would like to be involved with our P&C association, or you want to contribute to our community, there are a number of options available:
  • Be an active member of the P&C by attending and contributing at the P&C general meetings.
  • Provide once off suggestions and ideas by contacting the P&C via the public email address pandc@gowriess.eq.edu.au or via the P&C pigeon hole at the school office.
  • Keep an eye out in the school newsletter and Facebook page for upcoming events and initiatives and put your hand up to volunteer.

Meeting Time

The P&C general meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7pm in the School Office Staffroom. 
The Current Executive Team and Committee would love to see some new faces, with fresh ideas so come along and join us and continue to make this great school achieve outstanding student, teacher and community goals.  Your child will notice you are being a part of a team that is striving for a better tomorrow for their school.
Our Services
 In addition to our events and initiatives we support throughout the school year, we also run a number of services throughout the school week.
Tuckshop

The Tuckshop is run by volunteers and is a vital part of our school community.  The tuckshop operates every second Friday with orders due in by 3pm the previous Wednesday. Orders must be placed via the School Shop Online website. 

The school tuckshop is operated by the Parents and Citizens' Association. A part-time convenor operates and manages this facility.
Volunteers are always required to help staff the tuckshop each Friday. If you can assist, please don't hesitate to contact us.

 Before and After School Hours Care

Gowrie Outside School Hours Care facility is a run by an efficient team of staff headed up by our Director Cheryl Mannion.  Our team's experience and dedication to the students and service is of the highest standard. 
The service operates Monday to Friday and is located on the school grounds.  There is an annual family enrolment fee of $10 per family.  Our enrolment packs can be provided by contacting the service directly on 07 4630 7710 or emailing OSHCadministration@gowriess.eq.edu.au 
 
  • Before School Care - Morning session 6.30am – 9am, breakfast available $13 per child
  • After School Care - Afternoon session 3pm – 6pm, afternoon tea provided $19 per child
  • Vacation Care - 6:30am - 6pm, $56 per child per day  
(Prices and hours correct as at 13st June 2019)
 
Note: CCS if eligible and all paperwork is provided
 
See above left link for more details
Uniform Shop
The uniform shop is open throughout the term and is located in small room upstairs next to the music room.  The shop sells second-hand clothing at very reasonable prices and also welcomes donations of clothing.  The Shop is run by volunteers and is open Monday 3pm – 3.30pm.  Please keep an eye out in the school newsletter for any changes to opening hours throughout the term.
Scholastic Book Club
The book club orders are taken throughout the year via forms provided to students.  Order cans be completed online as per details on the form, or money and completed orders can be placed in the P&C pigeon hole in the school office by the due date for processing.
 Events Supported by the P&C
 
  •            School Disco
  •             Mother’s / Father’s Day Stalls
  •             Gowrie Games
  •            Trivia Night / Community Events
  •            Mango Drive
  •            Recycling Containers for Change
  •            Gold Pass Days
  •            National Day of Action Against Bullying
  •           Anzac Day
  •           State Education Week
  •           Awards Night
  •          Cross Country, Sports Day & Swimming Carnival
Date Claimers for 2019
 
  •   Father’s Day Stall                                                         30th August
  •  School Disco                                                                  25th October

Contact Us

For all and any queries, please contact us via our public email address pandc@gowriess.eq.edu.au or drop a note in the P&C pigeon hole box in the school office with contact details and we will be in touch.
 
2019 Executive Team
President                            Paul Judge
Vice President                   Craig Skuse
Treasurer                            Michelle Grant