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 […]

Meet Your Teacher: Theresa Sanford strives to make learning fun at Jack Barnes Elementary

Name: Theresa Sanford Age: 46 School: Jack Barnes Elementary Why you chose to work in the district: My own children went to Queen Creek schools and I love this district. I live and work in Queen Creek and I feel a close connection to this community. What I like most about what I do: I […]

Diab Scott new director of CTE and curriculum at Queen Creek Unified School District

Nancy Diab Scott has been hired as the new director of career and technical education and curriculum for Queen Creek Unified School District. The QCUSD Governing Board approved Ms. Diab Scott’s position at the April 2 board meeting. She will officially join the district at the start of the 2019-20 school year. Ms. Diab Scott […]

Dr. Berry: Growth, opportunity at Queen Creek Unified School District

Two words have become synonymous with Queen Creek Unified School District. Those words are growth and opportunity. We started as a K-8 district housed at one site. We became a K-12 unified district in 1985 and in 1988, the first class graduated from Queen Creek High School. Over the past 34 years we have worked […]

Narancic appointed to Queen Creek Unified School District Governing Board

Courtney Narancic is the newest member of the Queen Creek Unified School District Governing Board. She joins fellow board members Ken Brague, Jennifer Revolt, Samantha Davis and Bill Schultz. Mrs. Narancic replaces Susan Leonard who stepped down in February. Mrs. Narancic’s first official governing board meeting will be May 14, according to a release. Mrs. […]

Meet the principal: Brian Butson of Frances Brandon-Pickett Elementary

Name: Brian Butson School: Frances Brandon-Pickett Elementary What I’m excited about and why: I am excited about going into my second year with QCUSD having a stronger knowledge base of how to grow our school and community. What I like most about being an educator here: Great people and amazing kids. When and why I […]