Funding approved for Queen Creek High School resource officer

The Town of Queen Creek and Queen Creek Unified School District are paying for a Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office deputy to work as a school resource officer. The Queen Creek Town Council approved 5-2 on a consent agenda June 5 with other items the third and final year of an intergovernmental agreement for an SRO […]

Summer camps offered at three Queen Creek schools

Discovery Kids Break Camps are offered at three locations in the Queen Creek Unified School District. The summer camps are held 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday through July 19 (not July 4) at: Faith Mather Sossaman Elementary, 22801 Via Del Jardin in Queen Creek; Frances Brandon Pickett Elementary, 22076 E. Village Loop Road South in Queen […]

Queen Creek High School nursing students take top honors at state

Queen Creek High School nursing students are headed to a national nursing competition. The students are in the QCHS Medical Professions class and are also part of the Queen Creek HOSA club. HOSA, which used to be known as the Health Occupation Students of America, is a club for students interested in future health professions, […]

Queen Creek school district facility rental fees approved

Facilities at Queen Creek Unified School District can be rented for free by some organizations and also for a fee by others, from as low as $10 an hour for a classroom to $2,000 a day for the swimming pool. Fees to rent QCUSD facilities will remain the same for 2019-20 but will likely go […]

Incoming-athletes event slated for Eastmark High School

Eastmark High School’s incoming-athlete night is 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, at Gateway Polytechnic Academy, 5149 S. Signal Butte Road in Mesa. The meeting will provide future Firebirds the opportunity to learn about the athletic department at Eastmark High School, including its vision, the register-my-athlete clearance process, upcoming dates and what programs the school will […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]