Upcoming Events

  • Friday, 8/18 - QO will be featured by Fox 5 - details below, come show off how great QO is!
  • Tuesday, 8/29 - Fall Sport Pre-Season Parents Meeting, 7pm, QO Auditorium
  • Wednesday, 8/30 - New Student Family Cookout and Parent Meeting, 6pm
  • Thursday, 8/31 - New Student Orientation, 7:45am - 11:30am
  • Friday, 9/1
    • Senior Picnic at 4:30pm
    • First Home Football Game at 6:30pm vs. B-CC - order your Season Pass!
  • Tuesday, 9/5 - First Day of School!

Summer Assignments

Don't wait until the last week of August to get started on your summer assignments.  All English classes and many AP classes have summer assignments for students to complete.  Get the full listing of the summer assignments online as well as contact information for the teacher(s) of each course.

Summer Mailing & Order Forms

The summer mailing is being sent out to all students, if you are looking for certain pieces of information, you can find the entire packet online in the links below.

Season Passes

Don't wait in line at the gate, don't worry about having cash to purchase a ticket, complete the order form and return it to QO or order online to get your Fall, Winter, Spring, or Full Year Season Passes TODAY! If you are ordering online, please follow-up with an email to Mrs. Adams including the names you would like on the passes.

QOHS on Fox5 - Friday, 8/18

Come show your QO spirit! Fox 5 has hit the road again this summer on their FOX 5 Zip Trips! "We're taking you to some of the best spots to visit around the D.C. region" Surprise!!! They've chosen Quince Orchard High School to be featured this Friday morning, August 18th in Downtown Crown! We need you there dressed in your QO gear to represent!!! Let's show DC that no one has more spirit than QO!!! Agenda:

  • 7-9 am - DJ Evan Dunmyer, who is a senior at QO 
  • 9-11 am - Travis Tucker who was on American Idol when Carrie Underwood won 
  • 8:30 - Council Member Ryan Spiegel will be interviewed 
  • 9:00 - Travis Tucker opens the show 
  • 9:30 - Cupcake frosting with weatherman Tucker 
  • 9:35 - First Responders Friday with Gaithersburg Fire Department in Crown 
  • 10:12 - Junior Reporter Junior Mayor Purani Kannan 
  • 10:30 - Interview with John Kelley and Paul Foringer. Mascots, Poms, Cheerleaders, QO Marching Band and Red Army will be present!


Thinking of ordering a yearbook? Take advantage of our summer sale and buy your yearbook at its lowest price. Don’t delay, the price increases in October. Click here to order your yearbook today.

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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