QCUSD honors longtime employees, retirees at May meeting

The Queen Creek Unified School District Governing Board honored longtime district employees and retirees on Tuesday, May 8. Honored for 15 years of service are: Pilar Crewse Molly Jacobs Catherine Miller Beverly Nichols Marchand Passerby Maria Pinedo Rebecca Thuer Honored for 20 years of service are: Eileen Beverage Carrie Lalama Graciela Perez de Jacquez Christine […]

Teacher job fair hosted by Queen Creek school district Feb. 26

The Queen Creek Unified School District is looking for qualified educators to join its team. A teacher job fair will be hosted by the public school district 4-7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 26, at the district office, 20217 E. Chandler Heights Road in Queen Creek. QCUSD’s starting salary is $39,500, according to a flier sent […]

Resigning staff could pay higher fees to break contract with Queen Creek school district

Teachers seeking to break their contract with the Queen Creek Unified School District could pay up to $2,000 — double the existing penalty — in fees to the district, according to changes being proposed to the school district’s resignation policy. The fee increase is being proposed to help recoup the expenses associated with finding a […]

Towns named principal of new Faith Mather Sossaman Elementary School

Faith Mather Sossaman Elementary set to open July 2018 in Queen Creek Unified School District   Dr. Perry Berry, superintendent of Queen Creek Unified School District, has announced Sherry Towns as the principal of the new Faith Mather Sossaman Elementary, starting with the 2018-19 school year. Mrs. Towns is part of the QCUSD administration team. […]

Queen Creek USD honors December’s students of the month

  Students of the month for December were recognized Jan. 23 by the Queen Creek Unified School District Governing Board during the board’s regular meeting. The students are, in alphabetical order by name: Kaylee Alger, Queen Creek High School Russell Barr, Desert Mountain Elementary Yanah Casperson, Queen Creek Middle School Quinn Covington, Jack Barnes Elementary Cooper Frost, Gateway Polytechnic […]

Queen Creek school district business partner breakfast is Jan. 30

The Queen Creek Unified School District will host its next business partner breakfast 7:30-8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 30, at the district administration center, 20217 E. Chandler Heights Road in Queen Creek. The public is invited to attend and learn about the school district and its new programs, upcoming changes and networking opportunities. Food and refreshments […]

QCUSD board to honor students, review Sossaman school virtual tour at Jan. 23 meeting

The Queen Creek Unified School District Governing Board will conduct its regular study session and meeting Tuesday, Jan. 23, at the school district administrative office, 20217 E. Chandler Heights Road in Queen Creek. The study session will begin at 4:30 p.m. The regular meeting will follow at 6 p.m. School board members are everyday people in […]

Allen, Rogers win QCUSD spelling bee, advance to regional event

  Can you spell “G-I-R-L P-O-W-E-R”? The top three spellers in the Queen Creek Unified School District spelling bee were girls. Rachel Allen, an eighth-grade student from Queen Creek Middle School took first place. Harley Rogers, an eighth-grader from Newell Barney Middle School, took second, while Lucy Hemmert, a sixth-grade student from Queen Creek Middle […]

Top spellers to compete in district bee Jan. 18

Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story reported the participating students were in kindergarten through fifth grades due to an announcement from the school district. The participants were from sixth through eighth grades.   Queen Creek Unified School District will hold its annual spelling bee for kids in sixth-eighth grades Jan. 18. It will […]

Revised: QCUSD to hold public hearing during Jan. 9 study session for input about boundary changes

  Revised time: Public hearing to take place during the QCUSD Governing Board’s 4:30 p.m. study session (Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story reported the public hearing would take place during the 6 p.m. regular meeting because it is posted that way on the meeting agenda. However, the public hearing is technically part […]