Who we are, how we work together & when/where we meet

The P&C is a volunteer member based organisation.

We work together for the benefit of the THS community.

To support the running of the P&C there are number of positions held by fellow members; president, vice-president(s), secretary, treasurer, sub-committee co-ordinators.

These positions/roles hold no special powers, they are just there to ensure the P&C organisation, members and volunteers have the structures they need to work well.

Read more about the positions at the P&C federation website.

We meet on the 3rd Wednesday of every month during the school term.

First meeting of the year is in February.

We hold the AGM in November.

At each meeting we run an information session by a teacher, student or parent about something innovative.

You don't have to be a member, just come along.

We start at 7:30PM and are always done by 9PM.

Except the first meeting of the year when we have "Welcome drinks and dibbles" so start at 7PM!

Join Online

Constitution, By-laws etc

We meet in the THS common room.

Sub-committees meet in various locations.

The THS common room is located in E block, reference G9 on the map below.

Enter the school at A4 and then come through the reception front doors at F5 and walk through the foyer, the room is then directly in front of you on the 2nd story.

P&C Positions up to the November 2018 AGM

P&C President

Mark Byers

P&C Vice-President

Christine Ashton

P&C Treasurer

Reza Kahlaee

P&C Secretary

Casually vacant - can you help. The role can be shared!

Band President(s)

Linda Davies & Anne Cornford

Canteen Convenor / Coordinator

Sue Richardson

Environment ("Grounds") Convenor

Vacant - can you help?

Social Events Convenor

Nahid Kabir - while find a replacement.

Uniform Shop Convenor / Coordinator

Orsola De Marco

Executive Members

Mark Byers

Reza Kahlaee

Christine Ashton

Jennifer Martin

Orsola De Marco

Lynne Wainwright

Nahid Kabir

Moira Swords

Please email Mark if you would like to become an executive member.

Standard Parent Contributions

General

$70 (24%)

Building

$140 (48%)

Technology

$40 (14%)

Grounds

$40 (14%)

Building contributions are tax deductible, our registration details can be found on this ABR page.

Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Our Annual General Meeting is held in November each year as per our constitution and by-laws - it is held in conjunction with a General Meeting.

At the start of the AGM meeting all positions are made vacant and people can nominate other people for a positions of office-holder on the general committee or sub-committee.

To be an office-holder you need to be a financial member - you can join online.

We have done considerable work on our organisational structure with the use of professional support to ensure the office-holders positions are manageable as an occasional volunteer. Most of the office-holder positions are considered to be over-sight (ie policy setting) only.

At the AGM the social events team kindly provider drinks & nibbles and we review the year just gone.

If you require more information or would like to chat about a position please contact pandcpresident@ths.community!

more information on how the AGM works...

Welcoming new parents to the school (Orientation Day)

As part of orientation day (first week in December) the THS P&C run a number of activities to support he new parents with how the can get involved in the THS community -- adding to the well-being of their child/children.

We start with a short hello from the P&C president, referencing our hello and welcome webpage; hello-pandc.ths.community.

We have printed sign-up sheets and also an online page (linked from the hello webpage).

Year 8 parents provide food & drinks for the parents using the MPC Kitchen - organised by social events team.

We run a "stand" with people from each of the subcommittees and help parents select with volunteering they would like to do.

We then run a tour to the uniform-shop, canteen and generally the environment.

The band run their own information sessions.

We work with the student leadership group and the year level advisers.

Orientation day coordination and getting involved...

As the P&C President I am responsible for making sure all members feel welcome and that they can contribute to the THS P&C community if they wish. If this is not the case, then I have failed - so please let me know, Mark (pandcpresident@ths.community).

* Header photograph is from from the student "photo of the month" collection.