JO Combs district participating in school lunch, breakfast programs

J.O. Combs Unified School District is participating in the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program. As part of the programs, all of district schools will offer healthy meals every school day. Breakfast will cost $1.25; lunch will cost $2.65, $2.90 or $3.40. Children may qualify for free or reduced-price meals. Reduced-price meals […]

Queen Creek pension costs continue to increase as town grows

The Arizona state program that provides lifelong monthly retirement income to town and school district employees is requiring additional funding from both employers and employees. Beginning in July, town and school district budgets are increasing funding set aside for pensions. State retirement system The Arizona State Retirement Systems retirement pension provides a lifetime guaranteed benefit […]

Simonton students study Grand Canyon up close

Simonton Elementary School fourth-grade students had a grand time earlier this month, according to Chasity Cruz, the school’s principal. The students from the J.O. Combs Unified School District traveled to the Grand Canyon Thursday, May 3. They spent the day working in modules, receiving lessons from park rangers and touring the Grand Canyon. “What a […]

J.O. Combs Unified School District students recognized for trustworthiness

The J.O. Combs Unified School District announced its Student of the Month, recognizing eight students as part of the program. The school district partners with Banner Ironwood in a Student of the Month program, which recognizes one student every month from each of the district’s schools, according to a press release. Those recognized were Combs […]