Upcoming Events

  • Monday, 2/20 - Dine out and support the QO Booster Club from 6pm-9pm at Panera in the Kentlands.
  • Monday, 2/27 - Love Panera? Want to support QO Lit Mag? Then come to the Kentland's Panera February 27th form 6 to 9pm to help your fellow cougars.
  • Wednesday, 3/1 - First Day of Spring Sports, Contact your Coach TODAY to get paperwork and info!
  • Friday, 3/3 - Early Release Day for Students!!!

AP Registration Information

AP Registration will open on February 20th, 2017. You can register by following this link: www.totalregistration.net/AP/210564. You can log in to your account, or if you have never taken an exam before, you must register for a new account. Please answer all the questions and register for all your exams. Payments can be made in person by check or using a credit card online (link will be in the confirmation page when you register). If you have any questions or concerns, contact Mr. Rivera (Douglas_A_Rivera@mcpsmd.org)

QO Booster Mulch Sale

February 6 - March 15, 2017 Mulch will be on sale at www.qohsboosters.com and it will be delivered on Saturday, March 18, 2017 for anyone who orders 10 bags or more. Spreading services will be available from our QOHS football team on April 1, 2017, for an additional charge.

Registrar's Office

Mid-year transcripts - Attention Senior's: Mid-year transcripts will be available to send out February 15th. Pick up your form at the registrar's office starting today - February 8th. Registrar's office is open: Before School - Lunch - After School.

QO Students' Art Work on Display at the MCPS Art Show

6 QOHS art students' work selected to be displayed in MCPS High School Exhibit at JHU! Congratulations to the 20 QOHS advanced art students whose work was selected and submitted to the 2017 MCPS High School Art Show, and to the 8 artists whose work was selected into the juried exhibit. You are encouraged to attend the opening reception for this show to be held on Thursday, January 26th at 6:30 PM. It's a big affair that showcases the best of the best in MCPS! Please refer to the online directions to the campus. The show will be open to the public for the next month.

Financial Office

Obligation letters will be mailed on January 30th. Students with obligations are restricted from participation in extracurricular activities including clubs, SGA, drama, dances, and sports. Juniors and Seniors are not eligible to receive a lunch pass, parking permit, or go off campus until obligations are cleared. Seniors must clear obligations prior to graduation. Prom tickets will not be sold to students with obligations. Avoid long lines in the spring-clear your obligations now. The Financial Office is open before school, during lunch, and after school for students.

Senior Class Items

Get started on the 2016-2017 school year by paying your senior fee TODAY, the fee is now $75 and you can pay online or pay via cash/check made payable to QOHS, drop off all cash/check payments to Mrs. Burdette - details in the flyer!

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.


  • 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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