CCUSD: Unique Teacher Shortage Solution
Feb22

CCUSD: Unique Teacher Shortage Solution

February 2018 Courtesy Cave Creek Unified School District Teacher Shortage: CCUSD Has Solution for K-12 World Language Classrooms Cave Creek Unified School District (CCUSD) has identified a win-win situation for the teacher shortage in its K-12th grade World Language and Language Immersion classrooms. By tapping into the Embassy of Spain, the Chinese Ministry of Education and more recently, the French Embassy, CCUSD has employed or...

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CCUSD: Student Wins “Laptops 4 Learning” Essay Contest
Dec14

CCUSD: Student Wins “Laptops 4 Learning” Essay Contest

December, 2017 Courtesy of Cave Creek Unified School District Sonoran Trails Middle School Student Wins “Laptops 4 Learning” Essay Contest Sonoran Trails Middle School, located in the Cave Creek Unified School District, would like to congratulate Carson Hayes as one of the winners of the “Laptops 4 Learning” Essay contest. His teacher, Ms. Desiree D’Ambrosi encouraged Carson to write his winning essay – she said, “I am so proud of...

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CCUSD: Horseshoe Trails Team Solves 25 Rubik’s Cubes in Under 4 Minutes
Dec13

CCUSD: Horseshoe Trails Team Solves 25 Rubik’s Cubes in Under 4 Minutes

December 12, 2017 Courtesy of Cave Creek Unified School District Horseshoe Trails Elementary School Team Solves  25 Rubik’s® Cubes in under 4 minutes School’s solo competitor also solves single cubes in record time The blistering speeds of the Horseshoe Trails Elementary School’s Rubik’s Cube team and solo competitors have earned them “Elite Team” and “Elite Cubers” status, as well as top rankings in the You CAN Do the Rubik’s® Cube...

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CCUSD: Three Teachers Awarded 2017 Fiesta Bowl Charities Wishes
Dec11

CCUSD: Three Teachers Awarded 2017 Fiesta Bowl Charities Wishes

December 11, 2017 Courtesy of Cave Creek Unified School District Sonoran Trails Middle School and Cactus Shadows High School Fiesta Bowl Charities Wishes for Teacher Program Winners   Cave Creek Unified School District is pleased to announce that three teachers were awarded 2017 Fiesta Bowl Charities Wishes for Teacher program grants: • Mr. Chris Hazeltine from Sonoran Trails Middle School; • Ms. Barbara Burt from Cactus Shadows...

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Veterans Heritage Project Remembers Pearl Harbor
Dec07

Veterans Heritage Project Remembers Pearl Harbor

December 7, 2017 The Veterans Heritage Project enlists high school students to interview and write the stories of our local veterans. This tribute captures the story of Lou Conter, one of the last four survivors of the sinking of the USS Arizona on December 7, 1941..   Veterans Heritage Day Tribute The Peak Welcomes Your Comment The Peak invites you to share your thoughts about this article by using the “Submit a...

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CCUSD: Desert Willow Inducted into Spanish Academies Network
Dec04

CCUSD: Desert Willow Inducted into Spanish Academies Network

December 4, 2017 Courtesy of Cave Creek Unified School District Desert Willow Elementary School inducted into the International Spanish Academies (ISA) Network This past month, Desert Willow Elementary School Principal, Dr. Rodney Egan, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Spanish Embassy’s Counselor of Education, Maria Jose Fabre Gonzalez, at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Annual...

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CCUSD: Cactus Shadows Students Win Big in ASU’s M.L. King Contest
Dec02

CCUSD: Cactus Shadows Students Win Big in ASU’s M.L. King Contest

  December 2, 2017 Courtesy of Cave Creek Unified School District Cactus Shadows High School Students win 1st and 3rd places in Arizona State University’s 2018 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration contest     Cactus Shadows High School would like to congratulate Madison O’Sullivan, 1st place winner, and Lauren Benjamin, 3rd place winner, (out of 1,800 entries) for ASU’s 2018 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration...

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CCUSD: Hayley Smith Accepted into ACDA Honor Choir
Nov28

CCUSD: Hayley Smith Accepted into ACDA Honor Choir

November 28, 2017 Courtesy of Cave Creek Unified School District Cactus Shadows Student Named to 2018 American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) Western Division Honor Choir Cactus Shadows High School, is pleased to congratulate Hayley Smith (CSHS Class of 2020) on her acceptance into the 2018 ACDA Western Division Honor Choir. Dr. Steve Bebee, principal of CSHS said, “Having a student, in any capacity, qualify for something as big...

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CCUSD: Nicole Larson CSHS ’18 Letters as Equestrian
Nov08

CCUSD: Nicole Larson CSHS ’18 Letters as Equestrian

November 8, 2017 Courtesy of Cave Creek Unified School District Nicole Larson Cactus Shadows High School Class of 2018 Letters as a US Equestrian Athlete   Dr. Steve Bebee, principal of Cactus Shadows High School, would like to congratulate Nicole (Nikki) Larson for lettering in the US Equestrian Athlete Lettering Program. Nicole is pictured here with her beloved horse, Noble Hunter, who is a 3x USEF National Horse of the Year...

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CCUSD: Talylor Markland CSHS ’18 School Winner of Wendy’s Heisman
Nov08

CCUSD: Talylor Markland CSHS ’18 School Winner of Wendy’s Heisman

October 8 2017 Courtesy of Cave Creek Unified School District Tayler Markland, Cactus Shadows Class of 2018 Left it all on the Court and Became the school winner in Wendy’s High School Heisman Dr. Steve Bebee, Principal of Cactus Shadows High School, would like to congratulate Tayler Markland for being named the school winner in Wendy’s High School Heisman. There are some students who set the bar. They work harder, show more passion...

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