Upcoming Events - Daily Announcements

  • This week is Community Service Week!  Get involved!
  • Tuesday - Thursday - Booster Club Dine Out Night for Football QO vs. Northwest Spirit Week 5-8pm at California Tortilla
  • Tuesday, 10/23 - PTSA Meeting at 7pm in the Media Center
  • Saturday, 10/27
    • Mental Health Resources Fair, 11:30am - 3:00pm at Tilden Middle School
    • CASINO NIGHT - Booster Club Fundraiser - details below!

Letter Home About MD School Climate Survey

A letter was sent home on Tuesday, 10/23 with all students informing parents about a required survey that all students will be taking on Tuesday, 10/30.  This survey is required of all students by the State of Maryland.  Details are in the letter, both in English and in Spanish.

Parent Permission for GSuite Add'l Services

Permission forms were distributed during 1st period on Monday, 10/8 to all students. MCPS is required to have parents complete these forms in order to allow their students to have access to G Suite for Education Additional Services such as Blogger, Chrome Web Store, Google Earth, Google Takeout, and YouTube (only for MCPS Approved videos). These forms need to be completed for all students indicating either allowing or not allowing your students to have access to these services. Please complete the form and have students return it to their 1st period teacher by Friday, 10/12. Students who do not have forms on file will not be able to access certain content starting November 1st.  Form in English, Spanish, Korean, Vietnamese, French, and Chinese.

Booster Club Adult Fundraiser - Casino Night

On Saturday, October 27th, the Booster Club is hosting an adult fundraiser - Casino Night.  This is a great opportunity to go out, socialize, and support a great cause.  There will be lots to do and a silent auction with many baskets and choices from our school departments, sports teams, and more. The flyer can be found here and tickets can be purchased here.

QO.U Resources

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

Community Service Week

 Parents and students can make a difference in their communities by participating in Montgomery County’s Annual Community Service Week Oct. 21-28. Click here for more information.

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 in early July through October 31st, the fee is only $55 during this time.  Starting November 1st the fee will increase to $65. 

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.

Celebrate Community Service Day - Donate a Bike

 The Montgomery County Department of Transportation is partnering with Rockville Bike Hub and Bikes for the World to collect child and adult bikes, bike parts and bike helmets. Bike repairs will be provided to low-income Montgomery County residents. Bikes will be collected on Friday, October 26th from 7am-2pm outside the Council Office Building Garage at E. Jefferson and Monroe Streets. Click here for more information

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