Quince Orchard High School

September 9, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Defending Champs Quince Orchard Start Season Off With a Rout

Quince Orchard, the defending Montgomery County 4A state football champs, did not waste any time reasserting themselves as the team to beat in Montgomery County. The Cougars scored on their very first play from scrimmage Friday night in their season opener against Wootton and kept pouring it on beating the Patriots 56-0 on their home […]

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August 29, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Here’s a Look at Freshmen Orientations at MCPS High Schools

Montgomery County Public Schools welcomed thousands of new freshmen students to its many high schools Thursday. Here’s a look at the many freshmen orientations across MCPS high schools. Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School Freshmen getting to know one another—expanding their circles of friendship..working together..building connections—phenomenal @BCCLinkCrew pic.twitter.com/zgMUZo2oDx — Donna Redmond Jones (@BCCprin) August 29, 2019 Tons […]

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June 17, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MoCo’s Got Talent Student Winners Announced

More than 160 students participated in the MoCo’s Got Talent finals Sunday, June 9th at The Fillmore. The annual talent show features middle and high school students in the visual and performing arts. Congratulations to the five first-place winners including vocalist Jeanne Lubika, the band Karousel, dancer Ankit Guliani, artist Mya Simpson, and artist Larisa […]

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May 20, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Quince Orchard Teacher on Leave for Attending Party With Underage Students

A Quince Orchard teacher attended a graduation party, where underage students drank alcohol. Principal Elizabeth Thomas sent a letter home to families, saying the incident occurred on  Thursday, May 16. “[A] Quince Orchard High School staff member attended a private graduation party where QOHS students openly consumed alcohol and participated in alcohol-related games,” Thomas said. […]

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May 6, 2019 | Staff Writer

Fifteen MCPS Students Awarded Corporate-Sponsored National Merit Scholarships

Fifteen Montgomery County Public Schools seniors from seven high schools have been awarded corporate-sponsored National Merit Scholarships. These scholarships, which range from $500 to $10,000 per year, are financed by corporations, company foundations, and other business organizations. The students are among more than 1,000 seniors nationwide to be selected as part of the 64th annual […]

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May 3, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MCPS Graduation Season Starts May 24

More than 10,000 Montgomery County Public Schools students will receive high school diplomas in commencement ceremonies this year. The high school commencement season is set to begin Friday, May 24, and will end Thursday, June 13.  Sixteen graduation ceremonies will be held at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington D.C. Those ceremonies can be viewed live on […]

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April 30, 2019 | Sam Merrill

Whitman Ranked in U.S. Top 100 High Schools

The U.S. News & World Report released their annual Best High Schools rankings Tuesday. At #93, Walt Whitman High School in Bethesda was the only high school in Maryland to make the top 100 nationally. Thomas S. Wootton High School in Rockville was the next Maryland school ranked, coming in at #125. The schools are […]

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April 10, 2019 | Phil Fabrizio

#3 Bullis Bulldog Lacrosse Chases Away Quince Orchard Cougars 19-1

North Potomac, MD: Tuesday, April 9 The Bullis Boys lacrosse, ranked #3 in the DMV, came to Quince Orchard on a beautiful spring afternoon and displayed why they deserve that ranking.  They defeated the Cougars 19-1.  They used both their potent offense and stingy defense to stymie Quince Orchard all afternoon. For those readers who […]

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April 5, 2019 | Jasmine Boyd

Meetings Set to Explain MCPS Equity Accountability Model

MCPS Office of School Support and Improvement (OSSI) plans to host a series of community meetings at nine different MCPS high schools in the county to learn about the MCPS Equity Accountability Model. Members of the community are invited to attend and participate in a community conversation about how to improve existing strategies that are […]

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April 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

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MCPS Hosts Boundary Assessment Community Conversations

Montgomery County Public Schools is hosting four community conversations to seek input about a systemwide school boundary analysis. The school board requested that MCPS’s superintendent use “external consultants to conduct an in-depth review an analysis of how existing school and cluster boundaries support or hinder the effective use of school facilities in MCPS.” The conversations […]

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