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QCUSD teachers become the students this summer

QCUSD teachers become the students this summer

“Education is like many other professions,” said Paul Gagnon, Advancement via Individual Determination (AVID) program coordinator. “We have continuing education hours we’re required to get to maintain our licenses.” 
2 San Tan Valley elementary schools to offer free meals to students this summer

2 San Tan Valley elementary schools to offer free meals to students this summer

Simonton Elementary and Ellsworth Elementary, both located in San Tan Valley and part of the J.O. Combs Unified School District, will be offering free meals to students 18 or younger, with additional meals available to purchase for adults.
QCUSD Awards of Excellence recognizes achievements of educators, support staff

QCUSD Awards of Excellence recognizes achievements of educators, support staff

This award recognizes those who achieve excellence, lead with integrity and empower others around them. They also demonstrate QCUSD Positive Behavior Interventions and Support expectations: Be Kind. Be Respectful. Show Integrity.
Queen Creek Bulldogs baseball falls to Hamilton Huskies for 6A State Title

Queen Creek Bulldogs baseball falls to Hamilton Huskies for 6A State Title

The Bulldogs were rated second in the 6A Central standings, with the Corona del Sol Aztecs in first.
Queen Creek Bulldogs varsity baseball team to face Hamilton Huskies May 16

Queen Creek Bulldogs varsity baseball team to face Hamilton Huskies May 16

The championship game starts at 7 p.m. on Tuesday at Tempe Diablo Stadium, located at 2200 W. Alameda Dr.
QCUSD: Alumni Spotlight Award recognizes outstanding alumni making a difference

QCUSD: Alumni Spotlight Award recognizes outstanding alumni making a difference

Kennadee Riggs, a Queen Creek High School (QCHS) graduate, was crowned Miss Rodeo America earlier this year and is now touring the globe sharing her talents and the culture of our community. QCHS graduate Eddie Malone is serving his community in public safety as a Phoenix firefighter. Both individuals still find time to return to our schools to inspire and encourage students to follow their dreams.
QCUSD honors 2023 retirees, years of services recipients

QCUSD honors 2023 retirees, years of services recipients

The Queen Creek Unified School District is fortunate to have many wonderful employees.
Khan World School at ASU Prep accelerates expansion

Khan World School at ASU Prep accelerates expansion

Students master core knowledge and explore society’s most challenging problems with support from peers and an inspiring network of world-class learning guides, tutors, coaches and peers who provide personalized instruction, academic guidance and social support.
San Tan Valley FUSD schools to offer free breakfast, lunch for students this summer

San Tan Valley FUSD schools to offer free breakfast, lunch for students this summer

Skyline Ranch Elementary School and Poston Butte High School will both offer free, healthy meals to students 18 years old or younger.
Queen Creek native named PNC Achiever at University of Arizona

Queen Creek native named PNC Achiever at University of Arizona

Queen Creek native Jacquelyn Quesada has been named among the inaugural class of PNC Achievers at the University of Arizona Eller College of Management.