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P&C

"Our children, our future"

Committee members

President - Shane Thomas

Secretary - Karen Bulmer

Treasurer - Donna Fraser

Vice President 1 - Shelley Marie-Sainte 

QCPCA Rep - Bindi Moore 

Email: pandc@benowashs.eq.edu.au

Parents contribution scheme

The parent contribution is a voluntary payment of $50.00 per student, $80.00 for two students or $100.00 for families with more than two students.  On payment you will be issued with a receipt from the Benowa State High School P&C Association Building Fund, which is tax deductible. 

For information regarding the 2017 voluntary parent contribution scheme please read the P&C parent contribution scheme letter available in the related links section on this page.

As the P&C does not fundraise, this contribution is a directed into the school projects, managed by the P&C. Your contribution is much appreciated and without such contribution, Benowa State High School would not be as well resourced as it is today; every student benefits from the contributions.

Projects undertaken by the P&C in recent years have included:

  • assisting with the installation of air conditioning in the Sports hall;

  • building a new Performing Arts teaching precinct;

  • refurbishing existing Performing Arts building;

  • renovating and extending existing school canteen and uniform shop building;

  • financial assistance with students representing the school, region, and state in sporting and academic events;

  • providing academic, music and sport scholarships to Year 7 students;

  • contributing funds to the school merit scheme for students attending “Gold day out”;

  • contributing funds to purchasing staff uniform shirts.

The school canteen is operational during the school academic year and for special functions as advised by the school principal.

 
The canteen trading hours during the school term are:
Breakfast: 7.00am - 8.40am
Morning tea: 10.40am - 11.15am
Lunch: 1.05pm - 1.35pm
 
The canteen is managed by a full time manager, employed by the P&C and supported by permanent part time and casual staff.
 
Students may place lunch orders before school or at morning tea. These orders must be collected at the 'ice block' counter. This system ensures students choice of food is met and avoids the process of lining up. Orders can also be made online through FlexiSchools. Go to flexischools.com.au​ to register an account and add your students.

The Uniform Shop is open for trading five mornings, Monday through Friday from 8.00am to 11.30am. Trading hours are excluding school holidays and public holidays.
 
Our uniform shop is situated in G Block behind the canteen.
 
If the uniform shop is closed, please go to the canteen, as P&C staff working there, will be able to assist you. However, the canteen closes at 1.35pm each day.
 
For further information regarding the canteen or uniform shop please contact Ann Swann on (07) 5582 7352 or uniformshop@benowashs.eq.edu.au.
 

Uniform Shop Extended Trading Times

2017 Extended trading hours

Monday, 27 November to Wednesday, 6 December - 7.30am to 4.00pm weekdays 

2018 Extended trading days 

Monday, 15 January to Thursday, 25 January – 7.30am to 2.30pm (closed Australia Day Holiday, Friday, 26 January 2018).​

Financial assistance

Benowa State High School P&C Association recognises sporting excellence amongst our student population. In recognition of those students who make representative sporting team and contribute fully to the sporting program at Benowa State High School, the Director of Sport will nominate students to the P&C to receive financial assistance.

For competing in regional competitions each student can apply for financial assistance of $75.00 and if competing in State competitions the amount is $100.00 (capped at $250.00 per student per year) and teams have been capped at $500.00 per year.

Whilst the P&C is often not seen at the forefront of the schools identity, our role amongst the school community is highly valued by both the administration of Benowa State High School and staff alike.

The Benowa State High School P&C strives to provide each student with their full potential because we believe “Our children, our future”.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​