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Centenary Celebrations

​A B​lock (now Heritage listed) opened in 1941​​
​In 2017 Cairns State High School is 100 years young! To celebrate this milestone the school has organised a year of celebrations including:
  • Cairns High Centenary Book Launch - 5 February 2017
  • School Open Day (including tours) - 15 September 2017
  • Back to 1917: Jazz Supper Club (gala event) - 16 September 2017
  • and a myriad of other smaller events
The Centenary Celebrations website provides more information on history, events and ticket purchasing. To purchase tickets please visit the Destination Cairns Marketing website.
The ​Centenary Celebrations P&C Sub-Committee, was formed in early 2015. 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 an event like the Cairns High Centenary Celebrations facebook page

Centenary Ambassadors

We are very proud to have 3 past student ambassadors on board to assist us in promoting our milestone year of events.   

Sponsorship and other Opportunities 

Supporting this milestone celebration will be rewarding and also redeem some significant commercial benefits for businesses and organisations in the Cairns community. 

Centenary Project: Sports Precinct Redevelopment - make a donation to the P&C Building Fund to support this project. 

Centenary Clef Project - make a donation towards the creation of a treble clef wrought iron sculpture to celebrate 100 years of music at Cairns State High School.

To investigate other sponsorship benefits and associated acknowledgements please see the Cairns High P&C Centenary Celebrations Sponsorship Proposal. Please email to advise your interest.

Volunteers Needed - call out for expressions of interest
Are you able and willing to offer the Centenary Celebrations Committee your spare time and talents? Email to register your interest.
​Clare Macpherson | Marketing Officer | T 4050 3063 | E​