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Cox scholarships for local, diverse students available to help pay for college

Cox scholarships for local, diverse students available to help pay for college

Apply through March 1: $35,000 total available through Cox 2023 Diversity Scholars program.
QCUSD's Jack Barnes Elementary earns A+ School of Excellence Award

QCUSD's Jack Barnes Elementary earns A+ School of Excellence Award

"We are proud to add another A+ School of Excellence to our district," said QCUSD Superintendent Dr. Perry Berry. "This award demonstrates the hard work and commitment of our administrators, teachers and staff members."
Career exploration in QCUSD: Learning from the professionals

Career exploration in QCUSD: Learning from the professionals

During the third quarter, all high schools are hosting career panel events, giving students the chance to ask questions about the guest speakers’ fields, ask for career advice and make a game plan for after graduation.
QCUSD hosting teacher job fair Feb. 22

QCUSD hosting teacher job fair Feb. 22

The district is currently hiring for elementary, junior high, high school, special education and educational specialist positions for the 2023–2024 school year. Apply today to be guaranteed an interview with one of our 14 schools at the teacher job fair.
QCUSD students have opportunities to explore future careers

QCUSD students have opportunities to explore future careers

Our job in QCUSD is to prepare students for their future. We want to help each student realize their potential. Whether it’s a vocational career immediately after graduation, plans to attend a university, or anything in-between, the first step is to explore.
QCUSD students open 'Sunshine Therapy' for local medical center

QCUSD students open 'Sunshine Therapy' for local medical center

“Choosing to build this beautiful courtyard is a blessing to more people than they will ever know,” said Mountain Vista Medical Center’s Kristie Porter.
QCUSD: Former teacher, student now work together as mentor, teacher

QCUSD: Former teacher, student now work together as mentor, teacher

LaFawn Berry, who currently works as the academic science coach for the district, taught seventh-grade science at Newell Barney Junior High. It was there she taught Sydney Caldwell.
American Leadership Academy-Queen Creek pom, cheer squads win state competitions

American Leadership Academy-Queen Creek pom, cheer squads win state competitions

ALA-QC's pom team won state in the jazz category and the pom and cheer team won state in the stunt category Jan. 21.
QCUSD schools partner with NFL, Super Bowl Committee to help kids

QCUSD schools partner with NFL, Super Bowl Committee to help kids

Four QCUSD schools gathered supplies for Super Kids-Super Sharing, a unique fundraiser for Super Bowl host communities. Groups from Jack Barnes Elementary, Katherine Mecham Barney Elementary, Newell Barney Junior High and Queen Creek Junior High will be donating supplies.
QCUSD: Jill Devorkin, Melody Romero become national board certified teachers

QCUSD: Jill Devorkin, Melody Romero become national board certified teachers

This certification is considered the most respected professional certification available in education. Obtaining this certificate provides professional development that has an impact on lesson plans, student progress, learning goals and tools that enhance student knowledge.