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, […]

Former Queen Creek softball player has solid weekend at Utah State

Junior utility player Ryann Holmes of Queen Creek helped the Utah State University softball team to a 2-0 record this past weekend as it swept a home-and-home series with Utah Valley University. USU defeated UVU 1-0 in the first game and 9-1 in the second, according to a press release. The second game was five […]

Queen Creek native ensures effective combat operations for U.S. Navy

While most members of the U.S. Navy conduct deployments at sea as part of U.S. Navy warship crews, each year thousands of sailors are called upon to conduct non-traditional deployments, often in austere locations outside the maritime environment, in support of military missions around the globe. A Queen Creek native and 2016 Queen Creek High […]

Meet the teacher: Aleah Shook uses agriculture background to teach

Name: Aleah Shook School: I work at Queen Creek High School as the Agriculture Education Teacher. Why you chose to work in the district: I chose to work in this district because Queen Creek had a home feeling to me and I knew there were great people that had or currently work here so I […]

Queen Creek Town Council recognizes ‘Star Students’

The Queen Creek Town Council recognized 10 local middle and high school students at the Wednesday, March 6 Star Students ceremony. The Star Students program recognizes students who are helpful and considerate of others while demonstrating leadership skills, according to a press release. Teachers at participating schools nominate students to be recognized during the ceremony. […]

U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman Jones graduates from basic military training

U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman Huntter Jones, husband of Haven Jones of Queen Creek, graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills, according […]

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 […]