Grand-opening celebration held for Eastmark High School

A grand-opening celebration was held for Eastmark High School in the Queen Creek Unified School District on July 11. It included a ceremonial ribbon cutting and an open house. Eastmark High School, 9560 E. Ray Road in Mesa, will feature Career Path Academies, according to a release. The school will open its doors to students […]

Summer camps offered at 3 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 at: Faith Mather Sossaman Elementary, 22801 Via Del Jardin in Queen Creek; Frances Brandon Pickett Elementary, 22076 E. Village Loop Road South in Queen Creek; and Gateway […]

Peggie Overton new QCUSD director of transportation

Peggie Overton has been hired as the new director of the Queen Creek Unified School District’s transportation department. The QCUSD Governing Board approved the hiring at the June 4 board meeting. Mrs. Overton takes over for Ed Hennerley who retired this year. Mr. Hennerley worked as the district’s transportation director for nearly 25 years, according […]

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 […]

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 […]

Free breakfast, lunch for all under 18 offered by Queen Creek school district

The Queen Creek Unified School District’s child nutrition department is offering a summer feeding program starting May 28. All children 18 and under are welcome to eat breakfast and lunch at no charge. The meals will be offered at the Queen Creek Boys and Girls Club, 22557 S. Ellsworth Road. Breakfast will be 7:30-8:30 a.m. […]

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 […]

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 […]