Queen Creek school district, council boards to hold joint meeting

A joint meeting of the Queen Creek Town Council and Queen Creek Unified School District Governing Board is to be held Sept. 26. The meeting begins at 6 p.m. Thursday and is to be held at QCUSD’s offices, 20217 E. Chandler Heights Road. The following items are for discussion only and no action will be […]

‘Dr. Seuss’ theme for Discovery Kids Fall Camp

A Discovery Kids Fall Camp is being held by the Queen Creek Unified School District. The 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 30-Oct. 11 camp is for kindergarten through sixth-grade students. Costs are $35 a day or $140 a week for the camp to be held at Gateway Polytechnic, 5149 S. Signal Butte Road in Mesa; and […]

Queen Creek school district nominated ‘Champion of Energy Efficiency’

[Story updated: The original release incorrectly stated that the district was named a “Champion of Energy Efficiency.” It was nominated.] SRP has nominated the Queen Creek Unified School District a “Champion of Energy Efficiency.” SRP awarded QCUSD the title based on the school district’s energy savings associated with the SRP program the district participated in […]

Nov. 5 election: Queen Creek, Higley school districts seek budget overrides

Voters within the Queen Creek and Higley unified school district boundaries will decide Nov. 5 if they can continue maintenance and operations 15% budget overrides. HUSD is also asking to modify a list of previously approved capital projects. They will be mailed-ballot only elections. Monday, Oct. 7 is the last day to register to vote […]

Network QC luncheon features QCUSD curriculum director

Nancy Scott, director of career and technical education and curriculum for Queen Creek Unified School District, will speak on how to get a business involved in the classroom at the Aug. 13 QC Luncheon with the Queen Creek Chamber of Commerce. It is 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday in the Queen Creek Library’s Zane Gray Room, […]

Queen Creek Unified School District has 2 social workers

The Queen Creek Unified School District has two full-time prevention and intervention social workers, Dena Morgan and Ramona Sylvester. They will split their time between the district’s two middle schools and two high schools. The social worker position is grant-funded paid for by the Arizona Parents Commission on Drug Education & Prevention Grant which was […]

$13,000 in Chromebooks, iPads donated to Queen Creek Elementary School

A check for $13,000 for 32 Chromebooks, iPads and carts has been donated to Queen Creek Elementary School, 23636 S. 204th St., by the school’s Parent Teacher Organization. The donation was accepted in a vote of a consent agenda at the Queen Creek Unified School District Governing Board’s July 9 meeting. The entire school will […]

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 […]