American Leadership Academy Queen Creek opens new athlete field house

A grand opening celebration for the American Leadership Academy Queen Creek Field House is Thursday, May 2. Doors at the high school field house open to the public at 6 p.m. at 23908 S. Hawes Road in Queen Creek. A VIP reception begins at 4 p.m. “The public is welcomed to come tour the brand […]

U.S. Air Force veteran, 98, visits American Leadership Academy Queen Creek High School

“Attitude, gratitude and service before self.” That was the message that Col. Gail Halvorsen, 98, gave to students of American Leadership Academy Queen Creek High School on Jan. 18. The 32-year U.S. Air Force veteran, who got his “Berlin Candy Bomber” nickname by dropping candy from his plane to children during the 1948-49 Berlin Airlift, […]

Queen Creek 2018-19 high school boys basketball preview

The boys basketball season is underway across Queen Creek with many teams playing several games already ahead of the holiday break. The Queen Creek Independent reached out to boys basketball coaches in the area to get their thoughts on the ongoing season and what they need to do to have a successful season. All statistics […]

Queen Creek 2018-19 girls basketball preview

The girls basketball season is underway across Queen Creek with many teams playing several games already ahead of the holiday break. The Queen Creek Independent reached out to girls basketball coaches in the area to get their thoughts on the ongoing season and what they need to do to be successful. All statistics from the […]

ALA Queen Creek swimmer earns top honors, preps for BYU

American Leadership Academy Queen Creek’s Katie McBratney was named the 2018 AIA Division III Swimmer of the Year for the second year in a row. This honor tops an all-star high school career for McBratney, a senior, who also finished first in the 200-yard individual medley and second in the 100-yard breaststroke at the Wednesday, […]