- Tuesday, 5/3 - PLTW Project Presentations 6-9pm in the QO Auditorium
- Wednesday, 5/4 - Booster Club Meeting, 7pm in the Media Center
- Today - Friday, 5/13 - AP Exams - Full Details in the Letter Sent Home and a full schedule with locations.
- 5/4 - AP English Literature, AP Physics 2
- 5/5 - AP Calculus AB/BC, AP Chinese Language & Composition
- 5/6 - AP US History, AP European History
- 5/9 - AP Biology, AP Music Theory, AP Physics C
- Monday, 5/9 - Friday, 5/11 - Booster Club Fundraiser at "Nothing But Bundt Cakes" - all day (9am - 6pm), all week - you MUST mention QOHS Booster Club when ordering!
- Wednesday, 5/11 - Parent Workshop - "Helping Teens to Manage Stress", details below
Testing Schedules for May and June
Wondering what days AP Exams, PARCC Assessments, HSA tests, Senior Finals, and Semester Finals are being given or what time you need to be here? All of that information can be found in the letter sent home by Mrs. Working.
Parents and 2016 Graduates can find the PPT presented at the informational meeting on Tuesday, April 12th and everything else you should need to know about on the 2016 QO Graduation page.
Graduation Day Buses
Deadline to sign up for Graduation Buses is Tuesday, May 3rd. Buses will be provided by the PTSA. The cost is $17 per person. The form is available online, please return the form and payment (made out to Quince Orchard High School PTSA). Remember that transportation is NOT provided by the school for graduates or their families to get to DAR for Graduation.
Parent Workshop - "Helping Teens to Manage Stress"
Attend this free workshop on Wednesday, May 11th from 7-8:30pm. The workshop will help you answer the question, "Is your teen feeling overwhelmed with daily demands and anxious about managing classwork, school life, and extra-curricular activities?" During this workshop, you will learn how to identify signs of anxiety and depression and the appropriate steps for seeking help. Effective techniques to help manage stress and promote mental wellness will also be presented by Dr. Pavan Segal, child & adolescent psychiatrist from Adventist HealthCare Behavioral Health & Wellness Services.
Movement for the Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic
The time to give charity is all year round, and this is one of those opportunities for you to do so! Quince Orchard High School's movement for the Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic will be held on Saturday, May 14th here at QOHS. All of the proceeds will benefit the Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic. Bring your friends and have fun as you also participate in the school's "Wish Week", starting Monday the 18th. This coincides with spring spirit week. There'll be competitions for the English Classes to participate in, and school spirit to flourish. Visit the QOHS Make-A-Wish website to donate online. Or complete this registration form to participate in this year's 5k walkathon. Now's the time to lend a hand! Hope to see your support!
Senior Fees are DUE!
Seniors must pay their senior fees to cover the costs of caps, gowns, and other items associated with Graduation. The fee is now $75, fees can be paid via cash or money order only and dropped off with Mrs. Burdette or paid online through the school store. More details are available in the flyer.
English Writing Center
Do you need help with your college essay? Would you like someone to look it over before you send it out? The English Writing Center is open every Thursday at lunch in room 232 to help you with your college essays. Mr. Campbell, Ms. Meister, and Ms. Odorisio look forward to helping you with your essay so that you can get into the college of your choice!
Buy Your Yearbook Today!
Yearbooks are currently on sale at www.yearbookforever.com or in room 241. The price is currently $80 until May 6th and after that the price will be $90! Don't pay the extra $10 - order your yearbook today!
NEWS AND EVENTS
Our iSTEM/Engineering Club is excited to begin competing in local robotics competitions! We're looking for students interested in participating, parents and community members, especially engineers or programmers to volunteer and get involved. Or you can make a tax-deductible donation by mailing in a check or donating online. Full details are available on our details page.
ABOUT QUINCE ORCHARD
The mission of Quince Orchard High School, a diverse community, is to provide an excellent education in a safe, nurturing environment that challenges all students to embrace the highest standards of personal integrity and academic achievement. This will be accomplished through excellence in teaching and commitment to learning in partnership with family and community. More About Quince Orchard