Meet the Teacher: QCHS’s Gabriel Gahn follows father into teaching

Name: Gabriel Gahn School: Queen Creek High School Why you chose to work in the district: Queen Creek reminded me of my home town of Prescott AZ. Small Town feel, even though we have grown quite a bit lately. What I like most about what I do: Teaching is FUN. I would say most days […]

Queen Creek High School students receive Hands-only CPR training

More than 2,000 Queen Creek High School students received Hands-only CPR training from Queen Creek Fire and Medical Department firefighters. According to a press release, students practiced and watched a quick video before administering CPR to mannequins donated by the American Heart Association during the training on Nov. 21. Two of the firefighters, who assisted […]

Queen Creek High volleyball player wins national recognition

The American Volleyball Coaches Association has announced that Queen Creek High School’s Kate Grimmer has been named to the second squad of the 13th annual Under Armour Girls High School All-America Teams. A record 793 nominations were submitted through the AVCA and MaxPreps, resulting in 150 All-America and Honorable Mention All-Americans. Many have committed to play […]

Queen Creek college, career specialist Shelli Boggs a salon owner, nonprofit founder

When the last class bell at Queen Creek High School rings, Shelli Boggs sets her pencil down and picks up a pair of hair shears at her salon Sassy Roots Hair Co. Mrs. Boggs, previously known for her nationally recognized nonprofit Happy Hair Bands, is in her first year as the college and career specialist […]

November brings 2 new events to Queen Creek High School

Queen Creek High School will celebrate two firsts next month. A fall festival will take place Saturday, Nov. 3, and the JROTC will conduct its initial rummage sale Saturday, Nov. 17. The fall festival  will be 5-8 p.m. in the courtyard of the school, 22149 E. Ocotillo Road. There will be games, food and music […]

Meet the Teacher: Stephanie Mejia teaches, coaches students to success

Name: Stephanie Mejia School: Queen Creek High School Why you chose to work in the district: Because I love how the district is involved with the Town of Queen Creek. What I like most about what I do: I enjoy interacting with the students, being a resource for the students and helping students reach their […]

Meet the Teacher: Hunsaker strives to be a positive influence at QCHS

Name: Joe Hunsaker Age (optional): 63 School: Queen Creek High School Why you chose to work in the district: This district has a positive reputation of teachers that support each other, and support students. That is the type of district I want to be a part of. What I like most about what I do: […]

Queen Creek High School begins program focused on spreading positivity

When she was 13, a Colorado teenager drew the outline of her hands on the back her dresser and wrote, “These hands belong to Rachel Joy Scott and will someday touch millions of people’s hearts.” A few years later, Rachel was the first victim of the Columbine school shootings in 1999, and now her hands […]

Queen Creek teacher McFarland featured artist Oct. 6 at museum

Queen Creek High School teacher Gail McFarland will be showing and selling her unique mixed-media paintings as the featured artist 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, on the patio at Superstition Mountain Museum, 4087 N. Apache Trail in Apache Junction. She has been painting since she was a child and has sold her paintings all […]

Sheriff Penzone sheds light on school resource officer impacts at QCHS

Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone made an appearance at Queen Creek Town Council meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 1, to recognize and discuss his department’s efforts after completing one year of a school safety grant. Mayor Gail Barney, Vice Mayor Emilena Turley and council members Robin Benning, Jeff Brown, Jake Hoffman, Dawn Oliphant and Julia Wheatley […]