Upcoming Events

  • Today until March 17th - Mulch Sale - details below!
  • Wednesday, 2/10 - Booster Club Meeting at 7pm in the Media Center.
  • Friday, 2/12 - 
    • Mid-year Transcript Request forms available from the Registrar. They can be submitted starting Wednesday, 2/17.
    • Spring Parking Permit Applications due
  • Monday, 2/15 - No School - President's Day
  • Tuesday, 2/16 and Wednesday, 2/17 - International Night Auditions
  • Wednesday, 2/17 - 
    • ASVAB Career Exploration testing for 10th-12th graders, sign-up in the Career Center.
    • Mandatory Parking Meeting for all students who applied, during lunch in the Auditorium
  • Saturday, 2/20 and Sunday, 2/21 - SAT Bootcamp, details below
  • Monday, 2/29 - Friday, 3/4 - Cheer and Pom Clinic - details in the flyer or on www.qocougars.com   

Mulch Sale - Order Today!!!

Ignore the snow and cold and start planning for Spring by ordering your mulch and supporting the QOHS Booster Club today!  Mulch Sale - brown mulch is $5.50 and black is $6.75 per bag and with a minimum purchase of 10 bags you will receive free delivery on March 19th!

SAT Bootcamp at QOHS!

The Catalyst Prep New SAT Bootcamp at QOHS is coming up! At Catalyst they take the actual SAT and ACT every time they're given to gain insider knowledge of these exams, and then pass their expertise to students with patience, understanding, and a welcome sprinkling of humor and creativity. Bootcamp is February 20th and 21st from 9am-1pm. The tuition is just $175. To enroll, visit www.CatalystPrep.com and click on the Bootcamp Sign-Up tab on the website's menu bar or call 800.235.0056. A Portion Of The Proceeds Benefits The Quince Orchard PTSA!

Congratulations!

We have 7 students who were recognized by the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards - Jaime Alba, Noah Chiet, Yufei Gao, Marjan Hassan, Elisse Kumah, McKenzie McMahon, Sophie Robinson for winning a variety of awards for their works.  Four of the students received Gold Key awards and qualified to move on to the National Competition in New York, good luck to Noah, Marjan, Yufei, and Sophie!

Spring Parking Permit Application Information

The Spring 2016 Parking Application is available on the QOHS website. To be eligible for a permit students must be a junior or senior, clear of all obligations including detentions, have good attendance and punctuality, and have at least a 2.0 unweighted GPA. Return completed applications to the Main Office. The deadline for applications is February 12th. Attention students who had issues with attendance and punctuality in the fall. Get your parking application in early as your application will go through a more thorough screening process. Students who are applying for a Spring 2016 Parking Permit must attend a parking meeting on February 17th at the very beginning of lunch in the Auditorium. We will begin distributing permits on February 17th during lunch in the Auditorium ticket booth. Students must bring their driver’s license, registration, and proof of insurance for all cars being registered, and a check or exact cash in the amount of $37.50. Parking enforcement will begin on February 22nd, 2016. 

Recap of important dates: 

  • Parking meeting for all applicants – February 17th. 
  • Deadline for application – February 12th. 
  • Beginning of permit distribution – February 17th. 
  • Parking enforcement – February 22nd.

What's Happening with QO Theatre?

Get involved with the CREW for QO Theatre!  Various opportunities--construction/building, painting, costumes, paint, hair or make-up.  Don't think you have time to commit?  How about considering helping with House Crew?  Want to know more?  Please come to the 1st Crew Meeting for the Spring Musical, this Thursday, February 4, 2016, in Room 129 starting at2:45pm.  In the meantime, please fill out the online Crew Registration form....http://goo.gl/forms/egk85Z1hfY.

We are also still looking for artwork for possible use in print materials for the QOHS spring musical “Once Upon A Mattress”.  Any QOHS student is invited to submit their artwork by emailing a high quality pdf of your submissions to QOTheaterProgram@gmail.com by February 15, 2016.

Our curtains go up April 8, 9, 15, and 16! Questions? Please email Mrs. Lee, our Producer, at QOTheaterProgram@gmail.com.

Thomas Edison Winter Open House

Come out and learn about the programs offered at the Thomas Edison HS of Technology can come out on Thursday, February 25th from 5-8pm, there is additional info in the flyer. 

Senior Fees are DUE!

Seniors must pay their senior fees to cover the costs of caps, gowns, and other items associated with Graduation. The fee is now $70 in February and will increase to $75 starting in March. Fees can be paid via cash or check made payable to QOHS and dropped off with Mrs. Burdette or paid online through the school store. More details are available in the flyer.

English Writing Center

Do you need help with your college essay? Would you like someone to look it over before you send it out?  The English Writing Center is open every Thursday at lunch in room 232 to help you with your college essays. Mr. Campbell, Ms. Meister, and Ms. Odorisio look forward to helping you with your essay so that you can get into the college of your choice!

Buy Your Yearbook Today!

Yearbooks are currently on sale at  www.yearbookforever.com or in room 241. The price is currently $80 until May 6th and after that the price will be $90! Don't pay the extra $10 - order your yearbook today!

NEWS AND EVENTS

  • 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.

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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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