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Homebush Boys High School

Homebush Boys High School

Recte et Fortiter means Upright and Strong

Telephone02 9764 3611

Emailhomebushbo-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Parents and citizens association

For P & C News please visit our News Section of the website.
Homebush Boys High School Parents and Citizens’ Association
(HBHS P&C)
hbhspandc@gmail.com

Certificate of incorporation

What is a P&C?

A Parents and Citizens’ (P&C) association is a school membership based organization consisting of parents, teachers and citizens with an interest in a public school. P&C members and school staff work in partnership to advance the best interests of a school.

Membership of the Homebush Boys High School P&C enables you to become more involved with our school. We encourage your contributions in strengthening the “Bushy Boys” community.

The Homebush Boys High School Parents and Citizens’ (P&C) meetings provide an opportunity to:

  • Engage more with the school
  • Be informed about school policies
  • Develop a partnership with the school
  • Meet other parents and carers
  • Learn from the School Principal and Deputies
  • Come together and contribute in an open and inclusive forum
  • Foster supportive relationships with the school community
  • Promote the interests of the school by bringing parents citizens, students and teaching staff into close co-operation
  • Create opportunities to further engage with parents and carers of NESB
  • Work with the Principal and members of the parent and citizens community
  • Assist the school in providing facilities and equipment for the school
  • Contribute to the welfare of the students at the school.

To view our constitution click here
To view our rules and by-laws click here

When do P&C meet?

  • 6:30pm - 8:00pm in the school’s staff common room
  • 3rd Tuesday of each month during school term 

Meeting dates are

  • 23 February (special date)
  • 16 March AGM and Ordinary Meeting (delayed from 2020 to Covid-19 restrictions)
  • 27 April (special date to school holidays)
  • 18 May
  • 15 June
  • 20 July
  • 17 August
  • 19 October
  • 16 November AGM and Ordinary Meeting

What do we discuss?

The meetings are informative and relevant and usually include:

  • Discussion on a topic of interest
  • Opportunity to talk to other parents
  • Presentations from School representatives on key activities, events, issues and general business. 

Potential topics include

  • P&C Funding of special school projects
  • Canteen - progress on new provider
  • Student Well-being
  • Career support for students
  • Volunteering options for Students & Parents
  • Literacy Program

Subcommittees

P&C members coordinate and drive a number of significant school events including:  

  • Students with Special Needs (parents and caregivers)
  • Secondhand uniform pop up store
  • Orientation and Information Days
  • Multicultural Day

2020 Executive Committee

President

Cathy Callaghan

Vice Presidents

Rhonda Glance and Kylie Elakhras

Treasurer

Sam Taufa

Secretary

Teranun Charoensri

Assistant Secretary

vacant

Fund Raising/Grants Officer

vacant

For further information or an opportunity to discuss any matters please contact the HBHS P&C Executive Committee at hbhspandc@gmail.com

Kind regards,

Cathy Callaghan
President
Homebush Boys High School Parents and Citizens’ Association (HBHS P&C)