Meet the Teacher: Cornelius looking forward to another year of awesome kids

Name: Brett Cornelius Age: 27 School: Queen Creek Middle School, seventh-grade ELA and AVID Why you chose to work in the district: I’d hear amazing things about the Queen Creek district from parents I’d serve in my restaurant (prior to teaching), and at some point I decided that I wanted a part of whatever greatness […]

Enrollment, incoming-athletes events planned at Eastmark High School

Two events are planned in April for Eastmark High School in the Queen Creek Unified School District. They are: Eastmark High School enrollment night and a community meet-and-greet event will be held 5-7 p.m. Thursday, April 25, at the Eastmark Great Park, 5100 S. Eastmark Parkway in Mesa. Come out to enroll your child and […]

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 […]

Your family recipe could be featured on QCUSD school menu

The Queen Creek Unified School District’s child nutrition department is seeking a family recipe to be featured on the school menu for the 2019-20 school year. The item is to have six ingredients or fewer, not including spices; be kid-friendly; low sodium; reduced fat; whole grain encouraged; ingredients grown or sourced domestically; can be a […]

Diab Scott new director of CTE and curriculum at Queen Creek Unified School District

Nancy Diab Scott has been hired as the new director of career and technical education and curriculum for Queen Creek Unified School District. The QCUSD Governing Board approved Ms. Diab Scott’s position at the April 2 board meeting. She will officially join the district at the start of the 2019-20 school year. Ms. Diab Scott […]

Dr. Berry: Growth, opportunity at Queen Creek Unified School District

Two words have become synonymous with Queen Creek Unified School District. Those words are growth and opportunity. We started as a K-8 district housed at one site. We became a K-12 unified district in 1985 and in 1988, the first class graduated from Queen Creek High School. Over the past 34 years we have worked […]

Leuschner named athletic director for Eastmark High School

Kraig Leuschner has been hired as the athletic director of Eastmark High School, the newest school in the Queen Creek Unified School District. Eastmark HS is to open in July in the Eastmark community near Ellsworth and Ray. The QCUSD Governing Board approved the hiring of Mr. Leuschner at the April 2 board meeting, according […]

Narancic appointed to Queen Creek Unified School District Governing Board

Courtney Narancic is the newest member of the Queen Creek Unified School District Governing Board. She joins fellow board members Ken Brague, Jennifer Revolt, Samantha Davis and Bill Schultz. Mrs. Narancic replaces Susan Leonard who stepped down in February. Mrs. Narancic’s first official governing board meeting will be May 14, according to a release. Mrs. […]

Queen Creek fifth grade field trip to California includes floating-lab tour, dissection lab

An overnight field trip to California for fifth-grade students was recently approved by the Queen Creek Unified School District Governing Board. The March 28-29 trip to San Diego is for Enhanced Learning Program students, according to the March 5 Governing Board agenda item from Desert Mountain Elementary School Principal Jim Richardson. The trip price is […]

Fashion Club students traveling to Los Angeles for field trip

Queen Creek High School Fashion Club students are traveling to Los Angeles April 5-6 for a field trip. The trip was approved as part of a consent agenda March 5 by the Queen Creek Unified School District Governing Board. The students are to travel by two vehicles to visit the Fashion Institute of Design and […]