Posted December 18, 2013
Time flies when you re having fun at QCE! We had a very successful fall semester that couldn t have been accomplished without the wonderful students, parents and staff of Queen Creek Elementary. As we prepare for another eventful spring semester I would like to take the opportunity to reflect on the beginning of the year. Some of our fall highlights include receiving an A label from the state of Arizona. All schools are evaluated on how many students pass AIMS and how much students academically grow each year. Student of the Month Assemblies and Awards Ceremonies were held to honor all of the great achievements and progress our students make every day! We had a Flag Raising Ceremony for Veterans Day with a great job done by the Cub Scouts and QCE Choir! During Character Counts and Red Ribbon Week we had presentations from the MCSO Helicopter, QC Fire Department, ASU Men s Gymnastics Team and the Sheriff s Canine Unit. Coach has watched over the Cup Stacking Club and ongoing Running Club. The music teacher has led our K-4 After-School Choir and put on the 3rd and 4th Grade and Choir Holiday Performance. Our Special Ed. classes participated in the Special Olympics bowling competition. We had our annual Grandparent s Day Luncheon and Performance along with our Book Fair. PTO has been wonderful this year with their Cookie Dough Kick-Off, Santa Shop and Holiday Movie Night with funds raised going to all new classroom printers and PE equipment. I hope you are able to take some time and enjoy the holiday season with your family, friends and loved ones. I m very fortunate to have such great students, supportive families and a great staff. I look forward to 2014 and all that it encompasses right here at Queen Creek Elementary, together for children.
My daughter is the Little Coyotes program (special needs preK). We are absolutely thrilled with the school, classroom aide, her teacher and Mrs Horton.
This year is our first at QCE. I am very impressed with everything. The Principal, Erika Copeland, is compassionate, approachable and involved in all the daily routines. There are many after/before school activities and clubs for the students to be involved in. Tutoring and Homework Club are offered for those needing a little extra help. There is a highly recommended after school care on campus provided by The Boys and Girls Club. Our older child loves being a part of Ms. Noonan's class. She is a caring teacher who is giving our child the best 3rd grade education. We have nothing but fabulous things to say about our 1st grader's teacher, Mrs. Schiermyer too. She is energetic, kind and our child adores her. I think the staff and teachers are well qualified and seem to enjoy their careers. We could not be happier to be in part of QCE.
We are new the the Queen Creek School District. We came from a different (and awful) school district in this area. We were very unhappy with our choice to move to AZ until we moved into the Queen Creek Elementary boundaries. The new principal seems concerned about her students. The safety and education of students seems to be a top priority for her. We are proud of our small class sizes and friendly teachers. Queen Creek Elementary is an established school & they are doing a great job educating our children.
There is no parental support and the school is not growing as quickly as the area. Not impressed witht the teachers nor principal. They have an excellent special ed. teacher.
My son went to the preschool program at QCE and he really did very well. He learned letter recognition, number recognition and other basic skills. The school invited the parents all the time and encouaged them to visit anytime. They had a library, music, and PE program and they all seemed very good.
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