Quince Orchard High School

May 21, 2018 | Marisa Fried

MCPS Graduation Season Starts May 29

Olympic gold medalist Haley Skarupa, bestselling author Nora Roberts, and Kathryn Sullivan, who was the first woman to walk in space, are among the speakers who will address the graduating class of 2018 this year. Washington Post journalist Dana Milbank, Congressman Jamie Raskin, award-winning TV producer Andrew Och, and ESPN sportscaster Bram Weinstein will also […]

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May 11, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Report this Week

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. On this episode, find reports on: The School Resource Officer program in Montgomery County Public Schools; A Vietnam Memorial will be dedicated by County Executive Ike Leggett on May 21; The City of Rockville celebrates Business Appreciation Week; […]

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April 25, 2018 | Staff Writer

Special Education Summit Planned for April 28 in Gaithersburg

Parents, educators, and community members are invited to the fifth annual Special Education Summit on Saturday, April 28. The conference, hosted by Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS), takes place at Quince Orchard High School located at 15800 Quince Orchard Road in Gaithersburg. The summit will feature keynote speakers Robin and Wayne Evans, MCPS parents of […]

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April 21, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Churchill Boy’s LAX Outscores Quince Orchard 12-2 Saturday

The Winston Churchill boys varsity lacrosse team topped cross town rival Quince Orchard Saturday in Potomac. The game was played on the Danver Field in Churchill’s Shepherd Stadium. The Churchill Bulldogs scored 12 goals to the Cougars’ 2. Churchill is currently ranked number 3 in the region by the Washington Post. The Bulldogs are on […]

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March 9, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Principals Departing from Gaithersburg, Quince Orchard High Schools

Two high school principals in Gaithersburg are leaving. Quince Orchard High School Principal Carole Working is retiring and moving to Italy. Christine Handy has been elected president of the National Association of Secondary School Principals, in Reston, Va. Handy, in a letter to the Gaithersburg Mayor and Council, said she was taking a leave of […]

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February 26, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know in Montgomery County for Feb. 26

Here are five things you need to know today, Monday, Feb. 26 in Montgomery County: 1. Women in Politics: The League of Women Voters hosts a forum from 6:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. on Women in Politics. The event takes place at the Rockville Library, 21 Maryland Ave. 2. Council in Session: The Montgomery County […]

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February 12, 2018 | Staff Writer

UPDATE: Detectives Investigate Gaithersburg Teen’s Death

Update, 6 p.m.: Montgomery County police said Monday evening that detectives are investigating the death of Tyler Steven Terry, 17, of Gaithersburg. About 7:48 a.m. Monday, Jan. 29, Montgomery County Fire & Rescue personnel responded to a community basketball court located in the area of Hillstone Road and Timber Rock Road in Gaithersburg for the […]

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February 1, 2018 | Daryl Schultz

Northwest Defeats Rival Quince Orchard 61-53 Jan. 29

Monday night saw a clash between rivals Quince Orchard and Northwest High Schools.  The contest can be best described as closely contested but low scoring for the first three quarters of the game.  Each team seemed as though they faced an invisible barrier on the basket which led to missed shots that normally fall.  The […]

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January 31, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Quince Orchard High School Student Hospitalized

Only vague details have been released about an incident that occurred near Quince Orchard High School in which a student was hospitalized. According to a letter that went home to the school’s parents, the school received a telephone call that a student was hurt about 7:55 a.m. at a basketball court in a neighboring complex. […]

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December 28, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 20 Stories for 2017

With all the public safety news, the events happening in the school system and even the development announcements we’ve covered this year, our No. 1 story for the year was … drum roll please … sunflowers. Here are the Top 20 stories for the year for MyMCMedia.org:   UPDATED: Acres of Sunflowers Are Blooming in Poolesville […]

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