Upcoming Events

  • Tuesday, 9/19 - PTSA Meeting, 7pm - QO Media Center
  • Thursday, 9/21 - No School
  • Friday, 9/22
    • Football ticket pre-sale at lunch from 10:45 to 11:55
    • Season Passes can be picked up during pre-sale or at the game
    • Ticket booth and gate will open at approximately 5:30pm
    • Recognition of the 2007 State Championship Team during the game
    • 5th Quarter Dance after the football game, 8:30pm - QO Courtyard
  • Thursday, 9/28 - Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Partnership Team Meeting, for more information see the PLTW page or contact Mrs. Adams

Letters Home from Our Principal

Two letters have recently been sent home from our principal concerning online threats that happened on Friday and a social media posting that appeared over the weekend.  To read the full letters, please see the links below:

Senior Fees

Seniors, be sure to pay your one-time senior fee.  If you pay now until November, the senior fee is only $50!! You can pay online through our online school store. Checks should be made payable to QOHS and can be turned into Ms. Etzwiler in room 332.

Student and Parent Portal (Edline Replacement)

Need to access the MCPS Parent Portal or MCPS Student Portal, need more information about this - get all the details the the myMCPS Information Page.  This page has information about setting up your account, what you can access via the portal and detailed instructions for using the portal.  To access grades and class information through the MCPS Classroroom go to https://mcpsmd.instructure.com and to access attendance and long term information go to the Student/Parent portal https://portal.mcpsmd.org/public/.

Parking Permit Information

The Fall 2017 Parking Application is available on the QOHS website. To be eligible for a permit students must be a junior or senior, clear of all obligations including detentions, have good attendance and punctuality, and have at least a 2.0 unweighted GPA. In addition, seniors must owe less than 20 SSL hours and juniors must owe less than 35 SSL hours. Return completed applications to the Main Office. The deadline for applications is September 15th.
Students who are applying for a Fall 2017 Parking Permit must attend a parking meeting on September 19th at the very beginning of lunch in the Auditorium. We will begin distributing permits on September 19th during lunch from the Auditorium ticket booth. Students must bring their driver’s license, registration, and proof of insurance for all cars being registered, and a check or exact cash in the amount of $37.50. Parking enforcement will begin on September 25th, 2017.
Recap of important dates:

  • September 15th - Deadline for application submission
  • September 19th - Parking meeting at lunch and beginning of permit distribution
  • September 25th - Parking enforcement begins

Season Passes

Don't wait in line at the gate, don't worry about having cash to purchase a ticket, complete the order form and return it to QO or order online to get your Fall, Winter, Spring, or Full Year Season Passes TODAY! If you are ordering online, please follow-up with an email to Mrs. Adams including the names you would like on the passes.


Thinking of ordering a yearbook? Take advantage of our early purchase sale and buy your yearbook for only $70, this is the lowest price possible! Don’t delay, the price increases in October. Click here to order your yearbook  online today or here to print out an order form (in English or Español).

Booster Club Adult Only Fall Fundraiser

Come spend the evening with QO families and sample foods from local restaurants while enjoying music and a silent auction. Tickets are $25 per person if purchased before October 11th and $30 at the door. Be one of the first 50 to purchase a ticket and be entered for a special prize. Full details are in the flyer and tickets can be purchased on the website www.qohsboosters.com.

Summer Mailing & Order Forms

The summer mailing is now available online!  If you are looking for certain pieces of information, you can find the entire packet online in the links below.

SSL Information

Students in need of Student Service Learning hours can look for current opportunities on the bulletin board in the red hallway on the first floor and sign-up for text or email reminders from remind.com - sign-up by texting @mrstshel to 81010.  You may also look on the MCPS SSL website to view ongoing opportunities.  All opportunities with a purple graduation cap are already approved by MCPS.  If there is no graduation cap make sure you submit the Individual Student Service Learning Request form prior to serving your volunteer hours.  See Mrs. Shelhorse if you have any questions concerning SSL or need help finding opportunities.



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