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James Ruse Agricultural High School

James Ruse Agricultural High School

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

James Ruse Agricultural High School Parents & Citizens Association

The James Ruse Agricultural High School Parents and Citizens Association (JRAHS P&C) plays an integral role in the James Ruse Agricultural High School community. We aim to bring parents, staff, students and citizens together to benefit the interests of the students and the school.

 

Through the Annual Contribution and various activities such as Food Days and the Annual Raffle, P&C raises valuable funds that are donated to the school to improve its facilities, purchase new equipment and resources, and support identified projects.

P&C meetings are held twice each term on the Tuesday of Week 3 and Week 8 at 6:30pm. All parents and carers are welcomed to attend these meetings, regardless of whether you are a P&C member or not.

We encourage all parents, carers and guardians of students enrolled at the school, as well as citizens, employees and school staff to become members of the P&C. The P&C uses a mobile APP, Qkr (pronounced as Quicker), for collecting the $5 membership fee and member contact details. Please follow the Parent Guide for Qkr to register and pay. Thank you for becoming a member of the P&C Association.

Please feel free to contact us on jamesrusepandc@gmail.com should you have any questions, ideas or issues you wish to raise, or would like to contribute to or volunteer at any of our P&C events.

P&C Committee 2020/2021

President: Angelina Sun (Parent of Y9)
Vice Presidents: John Dawson (Parent of Y8)

Bruce Fan (Parent of Y8)
Secretary: Danielle Vassallo (Parent of Y9)
Treasurer: Yvonne Liang (Parent of Y8 & Y11)
Committee Members: Julia Chen (Parent of Y9)

Zeina Etri (Parent of Y10 & Y12)

Suzan Meguid (Parent of Y8 & Y11)

Cynthia Wang (Parent of Y9)

Michelle Meng (Parent of Y7)

Se Gong (Parent of Y7)

2021 P&C meeting dates

Term 1

  • February 9th, Tuesday (Week 3) at 6:30pm
  • March 16th, Tuesday (Week 8) at 6:30pm

Term 2

  • May 4th, Tuesday (Week 3) at 6:30pm
  • June 8th, Tuesday (Week 8) at 6:30pm

Term 3

  • July 27th, Tuesday (Week 3) at 6:30pm
  • August 31st, Tuesday (Week 8) at 6:30pm

Term 4

  • October 19th, Tuesday (Week 3) at 6:30pm
  • November 23rd, Tuesday (Week 8) at 6:30pm

P&C Recent Accomplishments

  • $100,000 towards the construction of oval seating.
  • $56,450 towards the installation of 100kW Solar Panel system on the Gym and Technology Block roofs (240 panels).
  • $57,621 towards the purchase of new audience chairs, chair racks and trolleys for the JC Hoskin School Auditorium
  • $27,660 towards the refurbishment of the Uniform Shop in Barrengarry House.
  • $77,149 towards the internal refurbishment of JC Hoskin School Auditorium.
  • $192,000 towards the refurbishment of another 4 Science Laboratories and Prep Room in the Powe Block.
  • $200,000 towards the contingency fund to ensure the building of the James Ruse Gymnasium.
  • $175,000 towards the renovation of three science laboratories in Cameron Block.
  • $30,000 for new textbooks to support the introduction of the Australian Curriculum.
  • $114,600 towards air conditioning to most of the classrooms.
  • $12,000 towards library resources.
  • $7,500 towards Gifted & Talented Subsidies.
  • $5,065 towards school diaries annually.
  • $2,797 towards the purchase of musical instruments to assist with the establishment of the JRAHS Australian Cadet Unit Pipe Band.
  • $2,000 towards the purchase of baby grand piano.
  • Printing of fridge magnet school calendars annually.