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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

September 2019

Back to School: Desert Mountain Elementary
FOX 10's Cory McCloskey is hanging out with students in Queen Creek at Desert Mountain Elementary.

Dr. Seuss’ Theme for Discovery Kids Fall Camp
Queen Creek Unified School District is holding a Discovery Kids fall camp. The camp is for kindergarten through sixth-grade students and will run September 30 through October 11 from 6:30 a.m. through 6:00 p.m.

August 2019

Queen Creek Unified School District Has Two Social Workers
The Queen Creek Unified School District has two full-time prevention and intervention social workers, Dena Morgan and Ramona Sylvester.

New High School in Mesa Lets Students Pick Career Paths
A brand new high school is opening in the East Valley and it's far from your traditional high school.

A+ Teacher of the Week
Building Exceptional Relationships: Teacher at Queen Creek Middle School receives A+ Teacher of the Week award.

Queen Creek Teen Goes above and beyond for Little Sister with Rare Disease
Teenage boys have a lot on their minds and usually their little sister isn't one of them. But that isn't the case for one Queen Creek teen whose story is inspiring a group of his peers.

Arizona Schools Can Apply For State Money To Hire Police Officers, Counselors, Social Workers
Starting Sept. 16, Arizona public schools can apply for money to hire police officers, counselors, and social workers. The State Board of Education approved the new application process for the School Safety Program at its meeting Monday.

Queen Creek Football Aims for Championship Season with Joe Germaine Back as Head Coach
 Joe Germaine almost forgot what it takes to be a head coach. Lots of paperwork, administrative duties, making sure the lower levels, feeder programs are up to speed.

Nov. 5 Election: Queen Creek, Higley School Districts Seek Budget Overrides
Voters within Queen Creek and Higley unified school district boundaries will decide Nov. 5 if they can continue maintenance and operations 15% budget overrides. HUSD is also asking to modify a list of previously approved capital projects.

July 2019

Grand-opening Celebration Held for Eastmark High School
A grand-opening celebration was held for Eastmark High School in the Queen Creek Unified School District on July 11.

High-tech School Opening Soon Near Mesa, Queen Creek Border
A brand new high school is opening in the East Valley and it's far from your traditional high school.

Queen Creek Unified Opens Two New Schools in Mesa
The Queen Creek Unified School District will open up two new schools in Mesa on Wednesday.

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

Peggie Overton New QCUSD Director of Transportation
Peggie Overton is the new director of the Queen Creek Unified School District’s transportation department. The QCUSD governing board approved the hiring at the June 4 board meeting.

Arizona Teachers Get Pay Raises for New School Year
As the new school year gets underway, teachers are seeing more money in their paychecks. Teachers in the Mesa Unified School District got 5% pay raises this school year after getting 10% raises last year.

Traffic-flow Changes at Queen Creek High School; Meeting July 16 to Explain Shifts
Starting with the 2019–20 school year, there will be a change to traffic flow at Queen Creek High School, 22149 E. Ocotillo Road.

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