Quince Orchard High School

October 14, 2017 | Staff Writer

Quince Orchard Cougars over Einstein Titans 47 – 0 (Photos)

It was homecoming on Oct. 13, and the Quince Orchard High School varsity football team was matched up against the Einstein Titans. Quince Orchard scored 27 points in the first quarter. By the end of the first half, Quince Orchard had extended their lead to 40-0. The Quince Orchard Cougars won this conference game against […]

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October 12, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

UPDATED: Three Taken to Hospital After Bees Attack

UPDATED, 10 a.m.: Thirty-two Quince Orchard High School students were evaluated at the school after a swarm of angry bees attacked them Thursday morning. Three were taken to a hospital. Update – Quince Orchard HS, 32 students evaluated for possible bee stings, 3 transported NLT injury, bee hive believed to be off campus pic.twitter.com/eHS7tZqX1M — […]

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August 3, 2017 | Staff Writer

Leggett Speaks Out Against Deportation of Montgomery County Resident

In a statement released today, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett said he is “shocked and dismayed” that Lizandro Claros Saravia, a college-bound graduate of Quince Orchard High School, was deported to El Salvador this week by federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement. “Instead of focusing ICE resources on those who have committed serious crimes, ICE instead […]

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August 2, 2017 | Phyllis Armstrong

Claros Brothers Deported to El Salvador (VIDEO)

Diego and Lizandro Claros, who fled violence in El Salvador, have been deported, according to the immigrant rights group Casa of Maryland. Their plane landed in El Salvador as their emotionally distraught family attended a news conference. Casa de Maryland organized the event in Hyattsville where more than 50 people gathered to show support for […]

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June 5, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Swastika Found Drawn on Desk of Quince Orchard High School

A swastika was found drawn in pencil on a desk at Quince Orchard High School on Thursday, prompting a telephone message from the principal to the school’s parents. Carol Working, the principal, said a teacher washed off the swastika as soon as it was discovered at the start of the day. The student who drew […]

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May 26, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

MCPS Graduation Season Gets Started Friday

An Olympic Gold Medalist, an ESPN sportscaster and the chairman of the Special Olympics are among the speakers who will address the graduating class of 2017 this year. And several schools will be holding ceremonies at the Xfinity Center at the University of Maryland, College Park, saving families the trek into the District to see […]

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May 19, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 10 Stories from May 12 to May 18

Education news dominated last week’s top stories based on web traffic. Our top story was about two local elementary schools getting major state honors. A follow-up about them receiving the award also made our Top 10 list. Plus, plenty of public safety news in our Top 10 as well. Two Local Elementary Schools to be […]

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May 10, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Quince Orchard High Remembers Classmate

Quince Orchard High School, who lost a student to cancer over the weekend, has turned hallways at the school into chalk memorials to the boy. Austin Cohen, who would have turned 17 Tuesday, died of bone cancer. He had wanted to play for the Quince Orchard football team. Instead, the team made him a part […]

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May 5, 2017 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Boy Scout Troop 1760 to Honor Five Eagle Scouts at May 13 Ceremony (PHOTO)

Boy Scout Troop 1760 will honor the advancement of five Scouts to the rank of Eagle Scout at a ceremony May 13 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Pathways Baptist Church located at 200 W. Diamond Avenue in Gaithersburg. Only four percent of Scouts attain Eagle Scout, the highest rank of the Boy Scouts […]

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April 21, 2017 | Staff Writer

Commission for Women Announces Winners of Girl Power Writing Contest

With more than 100 entries from students and adults from across the county, the Montgomery County Commission for Women has announced winners for its first annual Girl Power Writing Contest titled, “What’s It Mean to Be a Woman in 2017?” A committee made up of selected commissioners judged the winning entries in the four categories […]

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