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Watch and Read News Stories about QCUSD

Take a moment to watch or read stories about Queen Creek Unified School District in the news. You will find various news stories from throughout the school year posted on this page. Enjoy! 

QCUSD News Clips and Stories

June

Meet the Teacher: JuliAnne Ebright
Article about QCE teacher JuliAnne Ebright

Propelling More Kids to College through AVID’s Teacher-centric Efforts
In Queen Creek Unified School District (QCUSD), students are benefiting from increased teacher training and support. It’s part of a national program aimed at closing the achievement gap and creating a college-going culture in schools.

Queen Creek Students to Compete in Underwater Robot Competition
Students from Queen Creek High School will compete this Friday in the National Underwater Robotics Challenge.

High School Robotics Team Makes it to National Competition
For months, a robotics team out of Queen Creek High School has been preparing for a national competition. They've designed a robot to work underwater, and the competition is this weekend.

Meet the Teacher: Katelyn Turnbull (Bailes) 
Article about QCMS Teacher Katelyn Turnbull (Bailes)

Dawn Kennaugh New Principal at Jack Barnes Elementary
Dawn Kennaugh is the new principal of Jack Barnes Elementary School in the Queen Creek Unified School District. Mrs. Kennaugh’s hiring approval happened at the May 14 QCUSD Governing Board meeting. She will take over for Laura Valenciano who is retiring after this school year, according to a release.

Summer Camps Offered at Three Queen Creek Schools
We will offer Discovery Kids Break Camps at three locations in the Queen Creek Unified School District. The summer camps are at 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. from Monday through Friday through July 19 (not July 4).

Bus Driver Shortage Hurts AZ Schools: What's Working to Recruit & Retain
School bus drivers are critically important to getting students to and from school safely, but many districts are having difficulty recruiting and retaining them due to low unemployment and the strong economy.

May

Queen Creek High School Nursing Students Take Top Honors at State
Queen Creek High School nursing students are heading to a national nursing competition. The students are in the QCHS Medical Professions class and are a part of the Queen Creek HOSA Club.

Free Breakfast, Lunch for All Under 18 Offered by Queen Creek School District
The Queen Creek Unified School District’s Child Nutrition department is offering a summer feeding program starting May 28. All children 18 and under are welcome to eat breakfast and lunch at no charge.

Queen Creek Students present Capstone Projects
Queen Creek Unified School District fifth grade ELP gifted students presented their capstone projects on May 16 to a panel of judges, including district leaders, board members, and parents.

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    Queen Creek Unified School District
    20217 East Chandler Heights Road 
    Queen Creek, AZ  85142
    Phone:  (480) 987-5935
    Fax:  (480) 987-9714