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Miss Native royalty selected by Mesa Community College

Miss Native royalty selected by Mesa Community College

Contestants participated in qualifying sessions, including interviewing with the judges, introducing themselves, answering impromptu questions, demonstrating traditional talent, giving oral presentations of their platform and presenting a modern talent.
Cactus League eyes another big season in 2024

Cactus League eyes another big season in 2024

Cactus League leaders expect an increase in attendance after the Arizona Diamondbacks and Texas Rangers met in an All-Cactus League World Series last autumn. In the past, World Series participants have seen higher Cactus League attendance the following spring as fan interest spikes.
Queen Creek Chamber of Commerce to host National Civics Bee Feb. 23

Queen Creek Chamber of Commerce to host National Civics Bee Feb. 23

Twenty middle students from across Queen Creek and the East Valley will participate in the competition to demonstrate their civics knowledge and discuss how they would solve a problem facing their community.
Career & Technical Education Month: Setting students up for future success

Career & Technical Education Month: Setting students up for future success

CTE programs offer students the opportunity to participate in career and technical student organizations (CTSOs) such as Future Farmers of America, Health Occupation Students of America and Future Business Leaders of America. Through these organizations, students can showcase their skills, compete at local, state and national levels, and network with industry professionals—a valuable experience that further enhances their readiness for the workforce.
Becoming a high-value employee in the age of AI

Becoming a high-value employee in the age of AI

Let’s face it—the modern workplace is changing, and it’s changing rapidly. Each student needs to be prepared with a set of skills that cannot be replaced by AI, and as parents, we need to ensure that our children receive a well-rounded technical education that fosters soft skills. It’s time to prepare our children by building the skills that will make them irreplaceable in a highly technical world.
Higley Unified Governing Board to vote on new superintendent for 2024-25 school year this week

Higley Unified Governing Board to vote on new superintendent for 2024-25 school year this week

After a nationwide search and months-long selection process. Dr. Nate Carman has accepted the position and will take on the new role starting July 1 pending board approval. The HUSD Governing Board will vote during its next meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 21.
CTE programs guide students toward acquiring practical skills, achieving success in chosen professions

CTE programs guide students toward acquiring practical skills, achieving success in chosen professions

Queen Creek Unified School District is intentional about career readiness and we work hard to prepare students for their future. Our goal is to  help each student realize their passion and correlate this with a career as they prepare to make post-secondary plans. 
Public education as the heart of community engagement

Public education as the heart of community engagement

Parent involvement, engagement with local businesses and community volunteerism in schools are all crucial elements in helping our students prepare for success in both school and life. These positive partnerships foster a sense of community pride and the growth of a vibrant, interconnected community that thrives and prospers.
QCUSD's Eastmark High appoints new head football coach

QCUSD's Eastmark High appoints new head football coach

Jason Lyons, with a proven track record of success, brings a wealth of experience and leadership to the Firebirds' football program for the upcoming season.
Horne, Dr. Oz announce school health, wellness, career readiness partnership

Horne, Dr. Oz announce school health, wellness, career readiness partnership

The partnership provides for more educational programming, leadership experiences and service learning related to student health, wellness and career development in the health care field. Also included are Arizona Blue Cross and Blue Shield, and the National Football League Alumni Association (NFLA), which was represented at yesterday’s announcement by retired NFL players Nick Lowery, Darryl Clack and Wesley Leasy.