Calling all kindergartners: QCUSD student round-up Feb. 12

The Queen Creek Unified School District is hosting a Kindergarten Round-Up at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 12, at all elementary schools in the district. This event is an opportunity for families to learn about the high-achieving QCUSD kindergarten program and class expectations, as well as ask questions of teachers and staff, according to a […]

Dyer: Let’s thank our neighbors for their good works

Thank you to all Queen Creek residents who made a difference in 2018. They include: Queen Creek High School teacher Gail McFarland, who was the featured artist on the patio at Superstition Mountain Museum in Apache Junction. Queen Creek High School student Tyler Ruof, who was selected the Boys and Girls Club of the East […]

Queen Creek residents can learn about new irrigation products

Town of Queen Creek utility customers are invited to free workshops to learn more about their irrigation controller. According to a press release, “SMART” Irrigation Controllers: Water-Smart Workshop, will be held 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at Historic Town Hall, 22350 S. Ellsworth Road, to educate the public on new products available that automatically adjusts the irrigation […]

Love Bug Dance celebrates Valentine’s Day early in QC

Queen Creek invites residents to celebrate the day of love, friendship and family early at its Love Bug Dance 6-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, at the Recreation Annex, 21802 S. Ellsworth Road. There will be music, crafts, games, a light dinner and dancing. Registration is required and can be completed online or in person at the […]

Nelson, Glonek, Aguirre top Queen Creek school district spellers

More than 20 Queen Creek Unified School District students competed Jan. 17 in the district spelling bee at the Queen Creek Performing Arts Center. The winners are: Claire Nelson, fifth grade (Gateway Polytechnic Academy). Sage Glonek, seventh grade (Queen Creek Middle School). Elijah Aguirre, eighth grade (Newell Barney Middle School). Each school held individual spelling […]

Supervisors to vote on dissolving Queen Creek Domestic Water Improvement District

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors on Jan. 30 are to vote on a resolution dissolving the Queen Creek Domestic Water Improvement District. All obligations of the improvement district have been paid in full and operation and maintenance have been taken over by the Town of Queen Creek. The district is in the general area […]

Kids Incorporated opens new facility in Queen Creek

Kids Incorporated Learning Centers is hosting an opening celebration 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 23 for its Queen Creek location at 41060 N. Ironwood Drive. The business opened Jan. 8, according to “The nature-inspired 13,000-square-foot child care facility features 13 innovative classrooms for ages 6 weeks to 12 years old and three creative outdoor learning […]

Queen Creek town offices closed Jan. 21

The Town of Queen Creek offices and Recreation Annex will close on Monday, Jan. 21, in observation of Martin Luther King Jr./Civil Rights Day. The closure will not impact any public safety or emergency services. Anyone with a water, sewer or streets emergency during the closure can call 480-358-3131. Trash and recycling services will not […]

Unpermitted discharge of treated water into Queen Creek reported in San Tan Valley, ADEQ says

[Update: On Jan. 15, ADEQ said in a release, “There is no impact to Johnson Utilities’ drinking water systems and there has not been a release of untreated sewage into the environment.” Also, “EPCOR notified ADEQ of a spill of treated recycled water on Jan. 6 and an impending controlled release on Jan. 7. ADEQ […]

Inaugural Queen Creek Unified School District open house Jan. 23

The Queen Creek Unified School District invites residents to an open house for the 2019-20 school year on the evening of Wednesday, Jan. 23. During the open house, students and parents will have the opportunity to learn about QCUSD schools, departments, and programs. The new district STEM trailer will also be on display. Additionally, registration packets will […]