July 5, 2018
A special reunion weekend has been planned on September 8-9 to mark the 100th anniversary of Kingaroy State High School.
All past and present students, staff, and other interested people have been invited to attend.
The reunion will also coincide with the official opening of the new multi-purpose building at the school.
There’ll reunion will include displays, school tours, souvenirs and a thanksgiving service in the Assembly Hall, with offerings going towards the school’s Chaplaincy Fund
More information is available on the reunion committee’s Facebook page: Kingaroy State High School 100th Anniversary of Secondary Education or email the school:
Earlier this year, retired Kingaroy businessman John Learmont recalled the huge amount of work the late Allan Swendson did in the lead-up to the 50th anniversary celebrations in 2009 of the opening of the new Kingaroy State High School building.
In 1998, an old school friend gave Allan a copy of a photograph (above) of the new high school’s first students, taken in 1958.
Allan began the task of tracking down the names of the 192 people in that photo … 175 students and 17 staff members. Click on the image to see the result …