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The Latest News

There's a lot happening in our vibrant and growing school district! From events taking place at school, to public information notices we may send out to families, we’ve included all the latest events here on one page. Make it your first stop when you visit our website to ensure you are always aware of what is going on.

Summer Office Hours

Per the district calendar, summer office hours are Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. The office is closed on Fridays through July 9. We hope all of our families are having a fantastic summer break!

60-Day Book Review

English Language Arts - Perfection Learning by Paul Gagnon, principal, is up for supplementary materials adoption. Per regulation IJJR, textbooks and supplementary books for common schools recommended by textbook selection committees will be placed on display in the district office for a period of at least sixty (60) days prior to the meeting at which the board will consider its adoption. This book will be on display from Wednesday, May 23, 2018, through Monday, July 23, 2018.

Important Dates

As we prepare for a new school year, we hope that you are aware of these important dates!

  • May 24–July 23: Summer Break - No School
  • June 4–21: AVID Summer Bridge
  • June 19: School Board Meeting
  • June 21: Groundbreaking for the Queen Creek Performing Arts Center Renovations
  • July 10: Faith Mather Sossaman Elementary Ribbon Cutting
  • July 19: Meet the Teacher for Elementary and Middle School
  • July 23: Meet the Teacher for High School
  • July 24: First Day of School for Students
  • August 6: Curriculum Night
  • August 8: All Schools Early Release
  • August 22: All Schools Early Release
Supplementary Materials Adoption

Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare and The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde are up for supplementary materials adoption. Both books are for the high school ELA. Per regulation IJJR, textbooks and supplementary books for common schools recommended by textbook selection committees will be on display in the district office for a period of at least sixty (60) days prior to the meeting at which the board will consider its adoption. These books will be on display from Thursday May 10, 2018, through Monday July 9, 2018.

New Payment Portal

Attention, parents and guardians! The Queen Creek Unified School District now offers a new payment portal for Queen Creek High School students. Through the portal you can view outstanding fees and fines, pay student fees and fines, make tax credit donations, view payment history, and print or reprint receipts within your account. Access the portal online, and see below for set-up directions, tips, and tricks. Thank you for continuing to support Queen Creek Unified School District!

Registration Is Now Open for Summer Camp

This year, we are offering a summer camp in four locations - Desert Mountain, Frances Brandon Pickett, Jack Barnes, and Gateway Polytechnic. Please go online to register. We have limited space! The cost of summer camp is $30 per day or a $120 weekly rate for Monday-Friday if paid by deadline. After the deadline, the price is $35 per day with no weekly rate. We must receive registration and payment by the deadline, which is the Monday prior to the week your child is attending. 

60 Day Book Review

Botany, An Introduction to Plant Biology, 6th Edition by James D. Mauseth and the accompanying lab manual is up for supplementary materials adoption. Per regulation IJJR, textbooks and supplementary books for common schools recommended by textbook selection committees will be on display in the district office for a period of at least sixty (60) days prior to the meeting at which the board will consider its adoption.

This book will be on display from Monday, April 9, 2018, through Tuesday, June 19, 2018. At this time, there will be a book presentation to the board for possible adoption approval. Please contact Erika Copeland with any questions, comments, or concerns.