Quince Orchard High School

November 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

QO Cougars Advance in 4A State Playoffs with Win Against Northwest Jaguars, 31-20 (PHOTOS)

The Quince Orchard high School varsity football team hosts the Northwest Jaguars in the Cougar Dome in Gaithersburg for the 4A West regional championship game Friday night, Nov. 17. Northwest scores first with minutes left in the first quarter, making the score 0-7, Northwest. Northwest stops QO’s ground game and at the end of the […]

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November 10, 2017 | Staff Writer

Quince Orchard Cougars Advance in 4A Regional Playoffs with Win Over Einstein, 62-0 (PHOTOS)

Quince Orchard Cougars advance in the 4A West regional football playoffs with a win over Albert Einstein Titans, 62-0, Friday night. The number one ranked Cougars finished regular season play with a 9-1 record, giving them home-field advantage in this first game of the regional semifinals. The Cougars scored first with three unanswered touch downs […]

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October 28, 2017 | Staff Writer

QO Cougars Over Northwest Jaguars, 38-29 (PHOTOS)

The Quince Orchard High School varsity football team hosted the Northwest Jaguars in the Cougar Dome in Gaithersburg for a hard fought game between the two rivals Friday night, Oct. 27. On the first play of the game, Northwest threw a 80-yard touchdown pass to A.J. Woods making the score 7-0, Northwest. Quince Orchard didn’t […]

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October 21, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 10 for Oct. 13-19

Public safety news once again dominated our Top 10 stories, based on web traffic, for the past week. But we also have a football game, Montgomery County Board of Education mulling a new calendar, gubernatorial candidates and the County Council’s thoughts on the merger of two gas companies. Guidance Counselor Charged With Committing Sex Offenses […]

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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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