AT&T "It Can Wait" Program

Focused on stopping people from texting and driving, AT&T will be hosting the "It Can Wait" program Tuesday - Friday of this week at QO!  Check out the activities including a game designed to simulate texting and driving, and stop by to get more information and sign the pledge!

PROM Information

This year's prom is being held on Friday, May 23rd and tickets are on sale for $75 today until May 21st!  Make sure that you've cleared you obligations before you purchase your tickets.  And don't forget to come out for After Prom at QO from 12:30 - 5am - check out the Save the Date for details!

Senior Graduation Information

AP Exam Schedule and Information

AP Exams run from Monday, May 5th to Friday, May 16th.  Get full details about the locations of tests and answers to the questions about what to bring and what not to bring in the QO AP Exams FAQ and Reminders.

Informational Meeting for Health Students

There will be an informational meeting about the Family Life / Human Sexuality and Sexually Transmitted Disease Units for the parent(s) of 10th grade students currently enrolled in the Comprehensive Health class this semester on Monday, April 28 at 4:00 p.m. in room 144A. Permission slips with cover letter about the above, have been distributed to all students to be brought home to their parent(s).

Jazz Cabaret

The QOHS Jazz Ensemble is pleased to present the 10th Annual Jazz Cabaret on Friday, May 2nd at 7:00 pm in the QO cafeteria.  This is a great opportunity to support local young talented jazz musicians as they perform the works of  Sammy Nestico, Duke Ellington, Count Basie and other jazz greats. Tickets are $8.00. Children age 5 and under are free. Tables may be reserved by purchasing a group of 8 tickets. Contact Phil Proctor, Band Director via email or (301) 840-4591 to purchase tickets.  More information about the Jazz Cabaret can also be found in the flyer here.    

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

Most Recent - "Congressional Art Competition Winners" -- 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.




  • 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

  • Prom Tickets On Sale!

    Prom tickets will be sold from April 9th – May 21st in the SGA Office at lunch.  Tickets are $75 each person and obligations must be cleared for anyone a ticket is purchased for.  Prom will be on Friday, May

  • 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.

  • Senior Fees Due NOW!

    Don't delay, your Senior Fee covers all kinds of costs associated with your last year at QO, including items for Graduation.  Fees are now $70.  Questions?  Want to pay?  See Ms. Etzweiller in room 332.

  • 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.

  • Order Your Yearbook TODAY

    There are many ways to order a yearbook – online at the QO School Store  or by completing an order form (En Espanol)and returning it to room 241.

  • 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.


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