The Cairns State High School Parents and Citizens Association (P&C) was officially formed in 1979 however historical accounts and photographs of activities run by the ‘Parents Committee’ date back to as early as 1917. The P&C is the parents’ voice and the committee works closely with the school community and School Council on policy decisions and development. Robert Wood, the Cairns High P&C Liaison Officer works full time at the school and manages and organises the P&C’s responsibilities. The Liaison Officer and members operate in conjunction with the Cairns State High School P&C Constitution which is approved annually by the Principal. The business of the P&C: The functions of the support staff  

P&C responsibilities 

  • Canteen management 
  • Uniform shop (open 8.15am to 12.15pm)
  • Hire of school facilities 
  • Fundraising and social events  
The P&C meets on the third Tuesday of every month at the Library from 5.30pm. All parents are encouraged to become a member (Annual P&C Membership Application (PDF, 144KB)) and contribute to building a stronger school community for their child/children. Assisting with events and activities as well as voluntary financial contributions (PDF, 342KB) are very appreciated.

2017 Centenary Celebrations

In 2017 Cairns State High School turned 100 years! To celebrate this milestone the school is organised a year of celebrations including:
  • Cairns High Centenary Book Launch
  • School Open Day (including tours) 
  • Back to 1917: Jazz Supper Club (gala event) 
  • and a myriad of other smaller events
The Centenary Celebrations P&C Sub-Commitee, was formed in early 2015 and preparations are well underway. To get involved or make sure that you are notified of the upcoming events join CHAPS. To stay in touch, volunteer your assistance or just make sure you don't miss more reunions like the Cairns High Centenary Celebrations facebook page.

To hire facilities or volunteer in the Canteen please contact P&C Liaison Robert Wood.

Robert Wood | P&C Liaison | T 4050 3021 | E This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.