Upcoming Events

  • Monday, 12/4 - Friday, 12/8 - Computer Science Education Week - stop by rooms 128, 133, or 302B any day this week to learn more about Computer Science - coding, gaming, or networking and how you can take CS courses at QO to earn your tech credit and/or AP credit!
  • Tuesday 12/5 - Thursday, 12/7 - Vote for the QO Choir in the 107.3 HIgh School Holiday Choir Competition! You can vote once a day by signing in with your e-mail. Vote here: www.mix1073.com 
  • Thursday, 12/7 - Giving Tree Items Due Back - details below
  • Friday, 12/8 - “Anything Goes” Spring Musical Auditions Workshop in Theatre (2:45 pm)
  • Monday, 12/11 - Spring Musical Vocal Auditions/Cold Reading Auditions in Theatre (2:45 pm)
  • Tuesday, 12/12 - Tuesday, 12/19 - SGA's Canned Food Drive through 1st period classes
  • Tuesday, 12/12 - Spring Musical Vocal Auditions/Cold Reading Auditions in Theatre (2:45 pm)
  • Tuesday, 12/12 - Spring Musical MANDATORY Dance Auditions in Theatre (2:45 pm)
  • Thursday, 12/14 - Giving Tree Wrapping, All welcome to help, 2:30-5:30pm in room 119, SSL hours given
  • Friday, 12/15 - Spring Musical Callbacks (2:45 pm)

Giving Tree 2017

The Giving Tree is a gift giving project where students and their families who would not have much of a holiday season have been selected and as a community we provide each and every one of them something special this holiday season.  Each year we help over 50 people have a happier holiday season.  Full details are available online in our flyer. or contact Colleen Adams - colleen_m_adams@mcpsmd.org.  Giving Tree timeline and details:

  • RIGHT NOW - cards are available in the Main Lobby
    • Grab a card from the tree, write down your name and which card you grabbed or sign-up to get a gift card to either a department store or a grocery store online through our sign-up genius  
    • Go shopping for new items - purchase a gift or two or three 
    • Return the new unwrapped items with the card
  • Thursday, December 7th – All Gifts, wrapping goods, and donations are due back to Mrs. Adams (in room 128) or the main office 
  • Thursday, December 14th from 2:45 – approximately 5pm – Gift Wrapping and Organizing – all students who volunteer will receive SSL hours for wrapping.

Gaithersburg Student Union

This club is a great way to get involved with opportunities to earn SSL hours, attend activities at Bohrer Park, Olde Towne and Robertson Park, be involved with GYC Music Studios and attend different field trips.  Get involved today by joining - just fill out a Membership Form in English or en Español.  Current SSL Opportunities include - Holiday Giving at Bohrer Park on 12/13 2:30-6pm and 12/14 4-9:30pm.

Senior Fees

Seniors, be sure to pay your one-time senior fee.  If you pay now until November, the senior fee is only $50 until December 1st, starting December 2nd the fee is $60!! You can pay online through our online school store. Checks should be made payable to QOHS and can be turned into Ms. Kempf in room 332.

Student and Parent Portal (Edline Replacement)

myMCPS ScreenshotNeed 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/.  If you are having issues with your account or need your login information, please contact Mrs. Jennifer Nicholson, Media Specialist, via email to Jennifer_R_Nicholson@mcpsmd.org


Thinking of ordering a yearbook, get it today, don't delay - yearbooks are now $90! Click here to order your yearbook  online today or here to print out an order form (in English or Español).

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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