Queen Creek school district parent institute courses slated

The Queen Creek Unified School District has expanded its Parent Institute offerings for the 2018-19 school year, hosting free classes focused on issues affecting families at home and at school. The classes are intended for QCUSD parents and guardians, according to a press release. Below are the dates and times for upcoming classes, which will […]

QCUSD defines boundaries for new high, elementary schools

Eastmark High School and a new elementary school have boundaries after the Queen Creek Unified School District Governing Board discussed and approved by a vote of 4-0 the perimeters for both schools at its Tuesday, Oct. 16 meeting. The school board discussed the boundaries in the study session where district staff presented several options. Later […]

Queen Creek school district board updated on override, bonds

The Queen Creek Unified School District may go out for a maintenance and operations override in November 2019, according to a recent presentation made to the governing board. The M&O override and bond expenditures for fiscal year 2017-18 were the topic of the Oct. 16 study session presentation by Crystal Zachary, QCUSD chief financial officer. […]

Queen Creek Virtual Academy, E-Academy student handbooks approved

Handbooks outlining virtual learning guidelines for Queen Creek High School students was recently upgraded and approved. The Queen Creek Virtual Academy Student Handbook 2018-19 and Queen Creek E-Academy Student Handbook 2018-19 was approved on consent Oct. 16 during a Queen Creek School District Governing Board meeting at 20217 E. Chandler Heights Road. According to a […]

Arizona education department gives As and Bs grades for Queen Creek schools

The Arizona Department of Education has notified Queen Creek Unified School District that its schools received A and B grades for academic growth; proficiency on English language arts, math and science; and other measurements. Erika Copeland, executive director of K-12 educational services, and Robin Bayles, curriculum specialist, provided a PowerPoint presentation at the Oct. 16 […]

Queen Creek’s Dr. Berry receives superintendent of the year accolades

Queen Creek Unified School District Superintendent, Dr. Perry Berry has been named the 2018-19 All-Arizona Superintendent of the Year for large districts. The honor was granted by Arizona School Administrators, whose 1,400 educational leaders work with students, teachers, parents and communities to provide safe, welcoming, collaborative and effective learning environments for 1.1 million Arizona students, […]

Queen Creek school district to host suicide prevention discussion

The Queen Creek Unified School District is hosting the More than Sad: Suicide Prevention for Parents program to teach parents about the signs of suicide and how to get their children help. The discussion will be from 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27 at the Queen Creek Unified School District Office, 20217 E. Chandler Heights Road. […]

Queen Creek council, school district board plan joint meeting Oct. 23

A collaboration study with Arizona State University’s REACH Institute on suicide prevention is to be discussed at the Wednesday, Oct. 23, joint meeting of the Queen Creek Town Council and the Queen Creek School District Governing Board. The meeting begins at 6 p.m. in the Community Chambers, 20727 E. Civic Parkway. Scientists at the ASU […]

2018-19 Queen Creek school district parent institute courses announced

The Queen Creek Unified School District is expanding its Parent Institute offerings for the 2018-19 school year, hosting free classes focused on issues affecting families at home and at school. The classes are intended for QCUSD parents and guardians, according to a press release. Below are the dates and times for upcoming classes, which will […]

QCUSD breaks ground on new elementary school in Mesa

Community members were invited to join Queen Creek Unified School District officials on Sept. 10 to celebrate the groundbreaking of QCUSD elementary school No. 7. The new school, which is not yet named, is in the Cadence at Gateway community located in the northern part of the district’s boundaries. QCUSD has hired DLR Group to […]