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 […]

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: […]