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Falcon Prep

Join us for Falcon Prep August 1st from 12:30-2:30pm!

Walk your schedule, pick up your Chromebook and learn about clubs and sports at CSHS.

a class of 24 graduate takes a selfie with the graduating class seated behind her at the ceremony

With Scholarships totalling $17,812,422 our Falcons are leaving the nest and flying off to...

  • American Musical & Dramatic Academy 
  • Auburn University 
  • Arizona State University 
  • ASU Polytechnic 
  • Barrett Honors College at ASU 
  • Boise State University 
  • Brigham Young University 
  • Cal State Long Beach 
  • California College of the Arts 
  • California Polytechnic University 
  • CDI Commercial Divers Institute 
  • Central Arizona College 
  • Colorado School of Mines 
  • Colorado State University 
  • Community Colleges 
  • Cosmetology Columbia 
  • College Chicago 
  • Conservatory of Recording Arts & Sciences 
  • Creighton University 
  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University 
  • Firefighting 
  • Flight School 
  • Florida Atlantic University
  • Fordham University
  • Grand Canyon University 
  • Hood College 
  • Idaho State University 
  • Indiana State University 
  • Lake Forest College
  • Liberty University 
  • Lipscomb University 
  • Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences 
  • Montana State University Billings
  • Morningside University 
  • Northern Arizona University 
  • Oregon State University
  • Penn State University 
  • Police Force
  • Rocky Mountain College 
  • San Diego State University
  • Texas A&M 
  • Texas Christian University 
  • Texas Tech University
  • Trade Schools 
  • United States Military 
  • University of Alabama 
  • University of Arizona
  • University of California Irvine
  • University of Kansas 
  • University of Kentucky 
  • University of Michigan 
  • University of Nevada Las Vegas
  • University of San Diego 
  • University of Tennessee 
  • University Of Utah 
  • Utah Tech University 
  • Utah Valley University 
  • W.A. Franke Honors College at UofA
  • Western New Mexico University
  • Western Washington University
  • Westmont College 
  • William Woods University
Congratulations to our 2024 Teachers of the Year, Teachers are shining stars.

Congratulations to our 2024 Inspire Excellence Award Honorees!  

CCUSD held our annual "Inspire Excellence" Awards Ceremony April 24th at the Fine Arts Center. Thank you to everyone who was able to attend and to all our amazing employees and volunteers who make CCUSD such a wonderful community!

Honorees and attendees enjoyed a performance by the combined Cactus Shadows and Sonoran Trails choirs before receiving their awards. Awards were given to this year's retirees and rookies of the year, those with 35, 25 and 20 years of service, employees from each department, and employees and community members from each school site. Kiwanis of Carefree was honored as this year's Community Sponsor of the Year. There was also a dessert reception for award recipients and their guests following the ceremony. 

Congratulations to all the honorees, you truly exemplify what it means to "Inspire Excellence!"

For a full list of winners, click here!

Congratulations to our 2024 Teachers of the Year, Teachers are shining stars.

Congratulations to our 2024 Teachers of the Year!  

We had the great honor of hosting the Teacher of the Year award dinner 3/27/24! The theme was "Teachers are Shining Stars," and the seven winners each shine brightly at their schools. They go above and beyond for their students and are integral parts of their school community. They exemplify what it means to Inspire Excellence, and we are so lucky to have them!

Honorees, along with family, friends and colleagues, enjoyed a performance by the Cactus Shadows Vivace Honors Choir, heartfelt words from Superintendent Dolezal, a catered dinner, and a short video featuring some of their current and former students before receiving their awards.

Thank you to event sponsors: CORE Construction, Chasse Building Team, Kiwanis of Carefree, Ms.Sharon Fox, the Cave Creek Unified Education Foundation, Cactus Shadows PTO & Mathnasium of Cave Creek.

Make your Tax Credit Donation Today!

Donate up to $400 today, and receive up to $400 dollars off your taxes on tax day! Uses for donations include: Before/After school sports or clubs, standardized testing fees, and many more!

Learn more and make your tax credit donation online today!

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Feed It Forward

Did you know? The "Feed it Forward" program allows families to add an additional amount to their meal account payment to help provide meals to children at your school or pay off negative balances!

Please log in to your Linq account and add money to your account, then click the Feed it Forward button! Thank you to everyone who has already participated in this program!

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