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March 15, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

MCPS Football Players Rally to Save Their Season

After Montgomery County labeled high school football a “high risk” sport that only can be played when full protective equipment is not worn, more than 100 athletes, coaches and their parents rallied in front of the Montgomery County Council offices in Rockville on Sunday to protest. Soccer and indoor ice hockey were approved but football […]

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January 29, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS ‘Looking Into’ Quince Orchard Teacher’s Involvement in D.C. Rally Prior to Capitol Riot

Montgomery County Public Schools is investigating the involvement of a Quince Orchard social studies teacher who appears to have visited Washington D.C. on Jan. 6 to participate in a pro-Trump rally aimed at overturning the results of the 2020 election. The news was first reported by Fox 5. Former President Donald Trump spoke at the […]

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March 20, 2020 | Veronica Canales

MCPS Expands Food Distribution

Montgomery County Public Schools has expanded its food service during the COVID-19 emergency. MCPS had established various locations where children up to 18 years old and MCPS students could receive grab-and-go meals. As an additional step, they will begin backpack distribution at many schools in the county, including Damascus High School, Quince Orchard High School […]

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December 17, 2019 | Phil Fabrizio

BLOG: We’ve seen a thing, or two. Glory Day Players of 2019.

I, along with two other associates, have initiated an inaugural standout players of the year football season compendium.  Together we have photographed for Montgomery Community Media covering over 30 football games during the season which began in mid-August and ended in early December. We have photographed on private and public high schools’ sidelines that call […]

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December 12, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Alabama Head Coach Saban Visits Quince Orchard High School

Nick Saban, Alabama’s head football coach, paid a visit to Quince Orchard High School in Gaithersburg this week to check in on two players he is recruiting. The six-time national championship coach (five at Alabama) met with junior linebacker Demeioun Robinson (6’4″, 220 lbs) and junior defensive tackle Marcus Bradley (6’3″, 265 lbs). Neither player […]

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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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August 22, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Quince Orchard Alum Ankrah Calls Opportunity to Play for Redskins ‘A Blessing’

Quarterback Dwayne Haskins (Bullis) is the most famous Montgomery County product on the Washington Redskins roster but he is not the only one. Haskins is in a battle for the starting quarterback job. Andrew Ankrah is a rookie linebacker fighting just to make the roster. “Everybody has a story, everybody has a different way how […]

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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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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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March 28, 2019 | Phil Fabrizio

Bethesda-Chevy Chase Boys Varsity Lacrosse Outscore Quince Orchard, 14-6

Bethesda-Chevy Chase Outscore Quince Orchard March 28 The Bethesda-Chevy Chase Barons boys lacrosse survived a 3rd period rally by Quince Orchard to defeat the Cougars 14-6, Wednesday in Gaithersburg.  The Barons led the entire game but QO found the spirit in the third to narrow the Baron’s lead to five goals at 11-6.  B-CC bounced […]

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