CONONDALE State School has been the heart and soul of the small town since it opened 100 years ago.
As it celebrates its centenary, the school and surrounding community is preparing for one of the biggest days Conondale has seen on Saturday, September 15.
Elaine Tincknell, who attended the country school in 1962 and has since watched her daughter and granddaughter attend, will be one of hundreds joining the celebrations.
Mrs Tincknell said though the school's facilities had been enhanced, the heart of the school was still the same.
"Everything looks different, but it's still such a beautiful school," she said.
"It's still got that country feel to it, and everyone still knows each other."
Among those at the celebrations will be past and present students, teachers, parents, bus drivers, principals, and even relatives of the original pioneers of the school.
Member for Glass House Andrew Powell and Councillor Jenny McKay will be there as officials.
In the lead-up to the event, teachers and members of the community have formed a Co-ordinating Committee, organising everything from a school history book to a wall of fame to make the event a huge day and night of entertainment and memories. The first part of the day will include the official opening, hall of fame, music and dancing, a museum that will take over the school's library, roll call, maypole, photo memories, markets and stalls. From 4pm the school will have drinks and food, with live music by local band Psychadella starting at 7pm.
"The school and the community have always grown up side by side, and have always been highly incorporated with each other," event organiser Jan Gray said.
"The whole community is coming together to help make this event as big as it can be.
"Knowing Conondale, it will be an amazing day."