QOHS PTSA

"What gets recognized gets valued." - Colleen Wilcox, Author and Teacher

News and Events

  • Welcome Back Letter from PTSA President, Ron Rivenburgh
  • Join the PTSA Today  
    • Help Support Your Child's Educational Goals - Join the PTSA
    • Make a Difference in the Lives of Our Students - Volunteer
  • Graduation Bus Information - Transportation is NOT provided to DAR Constitution Hall for students or families the day of Graduation, Wednesday, May 30th.  Students are expected to be at the hall by 9:15 am and guests need to be inside before 9:45am.  The PTSA is offering travel from QO to DAR for $20 per person, this is a wonderful door to door service.  Spots are first-come first serve, please complete the order form and return it to the PTSA by May 23rd to reserve your spot(s) Buses are loaded at approximately 7:45 and leave for DAR at 8:00.
  • Quarterly Meetings will now be held in the QO Media Center at 7pm, our next meeting will take place on March 20th. Check the PTSA Calendar for additional dates and what will be going on at each meeting.  
  • Help Raise Money Through Grocery Shopping - simply sign-up for Giant or Harris Teeter to donate to QOHS anytime you use your bonus or club card.  Information and sign-up is online and easy!
  • Mock SAT/ACT - Whether you are taking one of the tests this year still, or would just like to see where you need to prepare, this is an opportunity to practice for the new SAT or ACT under realistic conditions. It's also a great way to help figure out which test may be better for your student to take. The cost is just $20, for more information and how to sign up, go to https://www.c2educate.com/events/quinceorchard/. The meeting to give the test results will be held a week or two after taking the test, you'll get your results back quickly.
  • Reflections Program - This year's competition is in full swing, see how QO students have done by checking out the Arts Awards page. Reflections was created by the National PTA to be an arts recognition and achievement program for students. The program provides opportunities for students to express themselves creatively and to receive positive recognition for original works of art inspired by a pre-selected theme, while increasing community awareness on the importance of the arts in education.  

Activity Sponsors:

These tutoring companies come highly recommended by students and parents in the QO Community. Each of the companies has sponsored the Q.O.H.S Academic Achievers Program that recognizes our hard working students:Greg's Driving School

Contact:

Membership forms and volunteer forms are available online and can be mailed to the school office or placed in the PTSA mailbox in the office. Membership fees fund:

  • Membership in the National, State, and Local PTA's
  • Voting rights at meetings
  • Book Fair, College Fair, and the Mock SAT/ACT tests.
  • New Initiatives
  • Academic Achiever Assemblies

Goals:

  • Increase PTSA Membership 5%
  • Partner with adminstration, staff, and students to focus on the importance of educational excellence.
  • Build awareness of how the PTSA supports educational aspects of the school.

How to Stay Connected:

  • Join the PTSA-Booster Club Google Group
  • Review the QOHS Home Page weekly
  • Attend Back to School Night, September 7th
  • Attend the Grade Level Parents Meetings during the year
  • Attend PTSA meetings or join in on the new webinar connection
  • Create an account and regularly check to see your student's grades, important class information, attendance, and teacher information through the new MCPS Portal and MCPS Classroom - details on the myMCPS Information Page.
  • Visit the MCPS Website where you can sign up to receive emergency message announcements and monthly newsletters

Officers 2017-18

President – Ron Rivenburgh - qoptsa.president@gmail.com
Vice President - Angela Wilson - MsWilsonsEmail@gmail.com
Treasurer – Steve Lanham - qopta.treasurer@gmail.com
Assistant Treasurer – Lauren Cain - lovechocolate@comcast.net
Secretary - Kristen Kirchhofer - kirch1966@gmail.com

MCCPTA Delegate – 
QO Cluster Representative - Rachel Potts

QO Cluster Coordinators - Paul Morrison
2015-2016 Past President – Erin Nisson

Please contact us with your ideas!

Mission:

  • To support and speak on behalf of children and youth in the schools, in the community, and before governmental agencies and other organizations that make decisions affecting children.
  • To assist parents in developing the skills they need to raise and protect their children.
  • To encourage parent and public involvement in the public schools of this nation.

Objectives:

  • To promote the welfare of children and youth in home, school, community and place of worship.
  • To raise the standards of home life.
  • To secure adequate laws for the care and protection of children and youth.
  • To bring into closer relation the home and school relationships, that parents and teachers may cooperate intelligently in the education of children and youth.
  • To develop between educators and the general public such united efforts as will secure for all children and youth the highest advantages in physical, mental, social, and spiritual education.
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