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The Parents and Citizens Association (P & C) is a group of community minded people, parents and citizens, who take on a more formal role to assist the school by providing: 
o Feedback on school policies and activities
o Additional resources to be used to enhance student learning
o Parents with opportunities to be involved in their child’s education
The current P & C Association executive committee are:
President:             Cary Challacombe
Vice-President:     Angela Rapp
Secretary:             Gail Spargo
Treasurer:             Monique Prewett
Grants Officer:      To be confirmed
The P & C meets on the second Tuesdays of each month at 5.30pm in the Emerald State High School Administration Building. All interested people are welcome and encouraged to attend. 
Enquiries regarding P & C can be directed to Emerald State High School. 
Mailing address:    P.O.Box 419, Emerald, QLD, 4720, 
Phone Number:     (07) 4988 2222
Each year the P&C host a number of fundraising activities aimed at raising money for projects in an around the school. Some of the resources provided :
  • Outdoor Kitchen/BBQ area
  • Collapsible Stage and lighting equipment 
  • Subsidy for Chaplain wage
  • Sponsoring of Breakfast Club
  • Staffing of Tuckshop
  • Shade structures
  • Equipment for Manual Arts Department
  • Subsidy of school camps
  • Support for school band and other school activities
The main fundraiser for the year is the annual Oktoberfest. The next Oktoberfest is on the 29th of October 2016.