Quince Orchard High School

December 7, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS High School Rankings Based on Maryland School Report Card Scores

Maryland’s Department of Education unveiled its new “accountability system” earlier this week: Maryland School Report Cards. Although Maryland schools have received “report cards” for the past two decades, Maryland Superintendent of Schools Karen Salmon believes the new system is more comprehensive. Schools receive three scores: Star Rating (based on point percentage). Percentile Rank (school’s performance […]

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November 30, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Nov. 30 in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, Nov. 30, and here are five things Montgomery County residents need to know: 1. Hoggle Case: It’s been over four years since siblings Sarah (7) and Jacob (5) Hoggle disappeared from their Clarksburg home in Sept. of 2014. Their mother, Catherine Hoggle, was charged with their murder over 14 months ago. A status hearing […]

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November 27, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Teacher Faces Charges in North Carolina

A Quince Orchard High School teacher has been charged with a fatal accident that occurred in North Carolina last week, according to school and police officials. Nicholas Saadipour, who teaches English and theater at the Gaithersburg school, had crashed into a guardrail on the left side of I-95 near Gaston, N.C., according to a news […]

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November 25, 2018 | Phil Fabrizio

Quince Orchard Defeats Rival Wise, 31 – 6

GAITHERSBURG MD, FRIDAY NOVEMBER 23 Quince Orchard (QO) shook off years of frustration and over powered Dr. Henry Wise High School to claim a spot in next week’s Maryland 4A football state finals against North Point. The final score of 31-6 did not define the complete game performance by the Cougars while Wise appeared dazed. […]

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October 26, 2018 | Michelle Queen

MCM Game of the Week: Quince Orchard at Northwest Highlights

MCM’s Friday Night Football Game of the Week for Oct. 26 features Quince Orchard Cougars at Northwest Jaguars. Here are video highlights from the game. The final score is 41-6, Quince Orchard. Next Friday, Nov. 2, Quince Orchard hosts Gaithersburg, Northwest is on the road to play B-CC. Kickoff for both games is 6:30 p.m.

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May 28, 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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