Dawn Kennaugh new principal at Jack Barnes Elementary

Dawn Kennaugh is the new principal of Jack Barnes Elementary School in the Queen Creek Unified School District. Mrs. Kennaugh’s hiring was approved at the May 14 QCUSD Governing Board meeting. She will take over for Laura Valenciano who is retiring after this school year, according to a release. “Dawn comes highly recommended and has […]

Meet Your Teacher: Theresa Sanford strives to make learning fun at Jack Barnes Elementary

Name: Theresa Sanford Age: 46 School: Jack Barnes Elementary Why you chose to work in the district: My own children went to Queen Creek schools and I love this district. I live and work in Queen Creek and I feel a close connection to this community. What I like most about what I do: I […]

Meet the Teacher: Vanessa Portillo loves students, seeing them succeed

Name: Vanessa Portillo School: Jack Barnes Elementary School Why you chose to work in the district: I chose to work for Queen Creek Unified School District when a job opportunity presented itself and I was looking to work closer to home. What I like most about what I do: Fifth grade is my jam! I […]