Quince Orchard

May 31, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 31 in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, May 31 and here is a rundown of five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Commencements: Four schools hold graduation ceremonies today. Damascus High School will hold its ceremony at 9 a.m. at the school. Magruder High School will graduate the Class of 2019 at 10 a.m. at DAR Constitution Hall. […]

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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 2, 2019 | Ashley Profitt

Check Out Thermal Imaging Cameras With Your Books at County Libraries

You can now check out thermal imaging cameras to monitor energy use in your home. The Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection (MCDEP) made the cameras available to Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) cardholders. The cameras are easy to use and create visual heat maps to show hot and cold spots where users may be […]

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April 9, 2019 | Sam Merrill

Former Quince Orchard Pass Rusher Signs with Redskins

The Washington Redskins announced Monday that they were signing Andrew Ankrah, a two-time All-American at James Madison University (JMU) and a former Quince Orchard Cougar. Ankrah graduated in 2013, where he played basketball and ran track in addition to helping the football team reach the state finals twice. As a senior at Quince Orchard, Ankrah […]

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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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January 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Quince Orchard Boys Basketball Defeats Wootton

Quince Orchard beat host Wootton 52-50 in varsity boys basketball Thursday night in Rockville. MCM was there to capture these images.

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December 1, 2018 | Daryl Schultz

Quince Orchard Wins MPSSAA 4A State Championship 40-33

Navy Marine Corps Stadium Annapolis, Maryland November 30, 2018 Quince Orchard’s path to the MPSSAA 4A state Championship began with a lightning-shortened game vs Bethesda-Chevy Case in late August when the Cougars scored 55 first half unanswered points.  The Cougars quest for a state championship after years of “almost” became a reality Friday night as […]

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November 30, 2018 | Phil Fabrizio

Quince Orchard Wins 4A State Football Championship

ANNAPOLIS, MD Friday, November 30 Quince Orchard (QO) defeated a determined North Point team to claim the 4A State Football title Friday. In a game that was close throughout the Quince Orchard Cougars found a way to bring it home for their fans. The Cougars won the title behind the running on Marquez Cooper, who […]

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November 6, 2018 | Staff Writer

Election Day Sights and Scenes Around Montgomery County

Montgomery County voters took to the polls Tuesday, Nov. 6, despite the rain. Here are photos and videos from Gaithersburg, Olney, Quince Orchard, and Sandy Spring. Photos by Phil Fabrizio   Voters spoke with MCM’s Deirdre Byrne this morning. Christopher & Philippa Channer (Olney) brought their kids to the polls this morning. Philippa says it’s […]

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October 5, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Oct. 5 in Montgomery County

Happy Friday! Here are five things to know today, Friday, Oct. 5, in Montgomery County: 1. Procurement Forum: The County Office of Procurement hosts the third annual forum to assist businesses to find procurement opportunities, network with peers and create new connections. The free forum takes place at the Silver Spring Civic Center. 2. Schools […]

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