Upcoming Events

  • Monday, July 16th - Online Registration for Fall Sports Opens - Registration is done through the myMCPS Parent Portal - details online
  • Tuesday, August 28th - Meet and Greet with Mrs. Thomas, new Principal - 6pm in the QO Media Center

Summer Assignments

Get a head start on classes for 2018-2019 by completing Summer Assignments for the following classes.  Details about the summer assignments for each class can be found on the "Summer Assignments" page along with teacher contact information.

  • Art - AP Studio
  • Computer Science - AP Comp. Sci. Principles, AP CP2 (Java)
  • English - 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, AP Language, and AP Literature
  • Music - AP Music Theory 
  • Science - AP Biology, AP Chemistry, AP Environmental Science
  • Social Studies - AP NSL, AP US History, AP World History
  • World Languages - French 5, AP French, AP Spanish, AP Spanish Literature

Senior T-Shirts and Fees

Senior T-shirts can be ordered online for $15, Senior Fees cover costs associated with Graduation including your cap and gown, these are mandatory for every graduating senior.  Students can pay fees online via credit card in early July through October 31st, the fee is only $55 during this time.  Starting November 1st the fee will increase to $65.

Graduation Information

 Lifetouch Graduation Pic Flyer

Want to see Graduation again - order a video copy of this year (or previous years') Graduation by completing the order form.  **Graduation video orders have closed for the summer. If you'd still like to order a copy you can place an order, but it will not be filled until the fall.** Hakeem Howard came in and recorded his Student Speaker speech in it's entirety, you can view it on our QOTV Youtube page

Graduation PICTURES from Lifetouch - get pictures of the individual graduates courtesy of Lifetouch.

New Principal and Focus Group Information

The QO Community is excited to welcome Mrs. Elizabeth Thomas to QO as our new Principal, her first official day will be July 1.  You can learn more about Ms. Thomas in a letter from Mr. Brian Scriven and the letter that Ms. Thomas wrote to the QO Community.  Ms. Thomas will be holding focus groups with select students and staff as well as providing parent surveys to obtain feedback to be able to "best enhance and elevate excellence" in QO's future.  Additional information about the focus groups and surveys is in her letter to the community.

Art Awards

The Art Department students and teachers have been busy creating amazing works this year and winning a lot of awards! Congratulations to our latest winner, junior, Trinity Jean for receiving Special Congressional Recognition for her Digital Art Typography portrait, which designates her work as the top digital art piece in the show. Get more details and see how our artists did in all the art competitions this year on our Art Awards page.

Information About Free SATs, ACT Vouchers, and the Accuplacer

Montgomery County Public Schools is now offering a free SAT or ACT to each student in the Junior Class.  Information about how you can take advantage of this opportunity and other testing information is available on our SAT/ACT/Accuplacer webpage.  Some of the current information includes:

Radon Information

Quince Orchard was recently tested gain for Radon, the results of the testing have been received along with facts about the testing and results.  Additional information can be found in the links below:

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 

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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