College Essay Writing Workshop

Mr. Richard Edgar an independent educational consultant will lead a workshop, "Finding Your Story" on August 13th from 10am to Noon for $30.  The workshop will be at QO and registration and payment is due to the Counseling Office.  Details are available in the flyer.

Summer Assignments

Get ahead and start working on your summer assignments today!  Details about the assignments for the classes listed below are all on the Departments Webpage

  • English - grades 9, 10, 11, 12, AP Literature, and AP Language
  • Science - AP Biology and AP Chemistry
  • Social Studies - AP NSL and AP World History
  • World Languages - AP Spanish Language

Graduation Videos

Want to remember your graduation or that of your child forever?  Order a DVD of this year's graduation or any of the past graduations after 1990 for only $25!  Details are available in the order form and proceeds go to support Cougar TV!

Summer Classes at QO

Check out some of these wonderful classes, how to sign-up, how much they cost, and and when you can take at Quince Orchard over the summer - Health, Math Preparation, College Preparation, AP Studio, and AP Psychology Preparation.

Cougars in Action

There are many Cougars getting involved, either through organizing events, raising money for charity or they have recently been recognized for outstanding effort in Academics, Extracurriculars, or the Community! Good luck and congratulations!  Read full details about each item on the "Cougars in Action" page.



  • SSL Hours at QO Over the Summer

    If you are interested in earning SSL hours over the summer at Quince Orchard, see Ms. Griffing in the main office for details and to sign-up.  Students are needed Monday - Friday during normal school hours.

  • Summer Online Learning

    MCPS offers many online learning opportunities for students during the summer, check out the complete listing and information about signing up at

  • Media Center Overdue Fines

    The Media Center’s overdue fines listing is now posted on the front door of the Media Center. With the end of the year coming up, please check the list and take care of these obligations as soon as possible.

  • QOHS iSTEM/Engineering Club News

    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.

  • QO's 25 Year Anniversary Project

    In honor of the 25th anniversary we have committed to build a school in Sierra Leone. To read a description of the project and find out how you can help, read through the Robis School Fact Sheet. And you can like the QOHS 25th Anniversary Facebook page where you will find details about the school, how to donate to the Schools for Salone project and more.


Mission Statement

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 

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