Upcoming Events

  • VOLUNTEERS NEEDED - In order for Friday Night's game to run smoothly, help is needed to fill the remaining slots for the Concession Stands - sign-ups are online, at least 10 more people are needed.
  • Friday, 11/17 - Football Playoff Game vs Northwest at 7pm in the Cougar Dome, tickets $6 for everyone age 7+, pre-sale at lunch from 11am - Noon, Ticket booth and Gate will open at approximately 6pm
  • Saturday, 11/18 - The QOHS Marching Band annual fall yard sale from 8:30AM to Noon
  • Monday, 11/20 - Juntos is competing at the 18th Annual MCPS Latin Dance Competition - tickets available in P4 for $10 all week, tickets are $20 at the door!
  • Tuesday, 11/21 - Health Parent Information Meeting at 4pm, room 144A, details below
  • Wednesday, 11/22 - Half Day
  • Thursday, 11/23 and Friday, 11/24 - No School!

Online Winter Sports Registration

Winter Sports have started, anyone who missed the first day deadline to sign-up needs to contact the coach to see if the team is still accepting athletes.  Details about signing up through the new online system using the Parent Portal are available in the detailed set of instructions.  Before signing up make sure you have read through the letter from Mr. Rabberman which includes information about what you need to complete the process.

The QOHS Marching Band Fall Yard Sale

The QOHS Marching Band annual fall yard sale is Saturday, Nov. 18 from 8:30 a.m. - noon, rain or shine! De-clutter and clear out your closets and garage before the holidays!  Have you been holding on to too many seasonal decorations? Your giveaways will yield funds to pay for marching band music, instruments, uniforms and competitions. We welcome donations of seasonal items, furniture, sports equipment, books, electronics (not box TVs), clothing, shoes, accessories, household items, toys, and games. Drop off donations at the QOHS front door driveway from 7:00 - 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 18 (tax receipts available).

Health Parent Information Meeting

There will be an informational meeting for parents of 10th graders currently enrolled in Health class, who may be interested in reviewing the materials for the Family Life / Disease Prevention Units on Tuesday, November 21 at 4:00 pm in room 144A. A parent notification letter, with permission slip attached were distributed to the Health classes the week of October 23rd.

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)

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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