Upcoming Events - Daily Announcements 

  • Today - Wednesday, 12/19 - Canned Food Drive - drop off donations with your 1st Period teacher for a chance to win a Chick-Fil-A Breakfast on 12/21.
  • Monday, 12/17 - December Applications for National English Honors Society due. See below for more information
  • Tuesday, 12/18 - PTSA Meeting, 7pm in the Media Center
  • Thursday, 12/20 - QO's Got Talent at 7pm in the Auditorium, tickets are $5 and proceeds go towards a new sound system in the main gym!
  • Friday, 12/21 - Music Spectacular
  • Saturday, 12/22 - Tuesday, 1/1 - No School for Winter Break

MSDE Report Card and Info for the Community

The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) has released a new accountability report card for every school in the state of Maryland.  Informational letters with links to our report card and an explanation of what is being reported in the new system available in both English and Spanish.  Additional informational letters about the MSDE State Report Cards are now available Information from Ms. Thomas about the "Adjusted Schedule" on 12/5 and "Inappropriate Social Media" on 12/6 have been posted in our "Additional Callouts" folder.

National English Honors Society December Deadline

National English Honor Society is accepting applications for NEW members this December! Please pick up a blue application from your English Teacher or from Mrs. Boettcher in Room 130. The deadline for turning in your completed application and $20 fee is Monday December 17.

QO.U Resources

Students can access resources shared during past QO.U classes by clicking here.

Between the Bell - Weekly Basketball and Soccer Games at Lunch

Come to the outdoor basketball courts every Monday and Thursday at lunch for pickup Soccer and Basketball games hosted by the Gaithersburg Student Union. Click here for more information

Senior Fees

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 OR in person via exact cash amounts or checks made payable to QOHS, in person payments should be given to Mrs. Reese in room 124A, the price is currently $65, starting February 1st the fee will increase to $75. 

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. More information can be found here.

Computer Science and Engineering Opportunities

There are many opportunities for students to get involved in Computer Science and Engineering activities outside of school through events sponsored by local organizations and universities.  Check out our online folder of information with current info about programs at UMBC and the Girls in Technology Program.