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QCUSD recognizes students, employees of the month

QCUSD recognizes students, employees of the month

Queen Creek Unified School District students and employees for the month of January have been announced.
Hometown hero: Brock Purdy's amazing NFL rookie year ends with elbow injury

Hometown hero: Brock Purdy's amazing NFL rookie year ends with elbow injury

Purdy sure gave his hometown fans an exciting run these past few weeks and after Sunday's injury and loss in the NFC championship game he even said in a postgame interview, "I've always had confidence and belief in myself that I could play at this level."
QCUSD crowns annual spelling bee winners

QCUSD crowns annual spelling bee winners

Queen Creek Junior High's Lena Sorensen expressed shock and excitement about winning the district-wide spelling bee and looks forward to proceeding to the state-wide competition in February.
Queen Creek High culinary students prep for Jan. 28 Blue Watermelon Project's 'Feeding the Future' competition

Queen Creek High culinary students prep for Jan. 28 Blue Watermelon Project's 'Feeding the Future' competition

Education includes gardening, nutrition, taste
Queen Creek's Brock Purdy shines in NFL heading into this weekend's big playoff game

Queen Creek's Brock Purdy shines in NFL heading into this weekend's big playoff game

“It was clear that there was something different about him, and not the football stuff,” recalled Perry High School football coach Preston Jones. "I didn’t know how good he was going to be football-wise, but he had a work ethic, a competitive nature, and was already a leader.”
Queen Creek science teacher recognized with Equity in STEAM Initiative grant

Queen Creek science teacher recognized with Equity in STEAM Initiative grant

“I am hoping to encourage girls to pursue careers as scientists, engineers, robotics and more," said Robin Flyte, a science teacher at Casteel High School in Queen Creek, who is being awarded $2,500 for advancing representation. "The Equity in STEAM grant will help prepare our students for a bright future after high school.”
Winegar Strong: AZ Cardinals surprise Eastmark football player battling cancer with Super Bowl LVII tickets

Winegar Strong: AZ Cardinals surprise Eastmark football player battling cancer with Super Bowl LVII tickets

Kevin Winegar is a linebacker for the school's 3A State Championship-winning Firebirds football team in the Queen Creek Unified School District. Shortly after winning the title in late November, he was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia and was hospitalized.
QCUSD second quarter highlights

QCUSD second quarter highlights

These accomplishments wouldn’t be possible without dedicated faculty and staff, and the support of our community and families. As we head into a new year, I’m thankful for all who prioritize our students and their education.
QCUSD hosting dangers of fentanyl presentations by Banner Health Jan. 10, April 4

QCUSD hosting dangers of fentanyl presentations by Banner Health Jan. 10, April 4

Synthetic opioids like fentanyl claim more than 150 lives every day in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And the Drug Enforcement Administration reports that a recent study of fake prescription drugs revealed that 6 out of 10 pills analyzed contained potentially lethal amounts of fentanyl.
Four MLB greats elected to Cactus League Hall of Fame for 2023

Four MLB greats elected to Cactus League Hall of Fame for 2023

Cactus League Hall of Fame Trustees, made up of Cactus League board members and community leaders, selected the 2023 class. All four players are members of the National Baseball Hall of Fame.