Author Archive for Mac Kennedy

QO Girls’ Soccer Ends Stellar Run

Photo | Mac Kennedy

Junior Mary Wari (12) and senior Amber Argubie (10, ground) fight their way through a tough Urbana defense to try and put their team back on top.

The mark of a good team does not fall simply on talent and skill level; it is also the mental toughness and will to survive and win. Clearly the Quince Orchard girls’ soccer team had plenty of talent, but their…

Another Festive Fourth

Photo | Shannon Marsh

Children on decorated bicycles and festive scooters, battery-powered toy vehicles and strollers were a big part of the annual Kentlands 
July 4th Parade.

July 4th festivities kicked off bright and early at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as tons of Kentlands and Lakelands residents piled into the gym for a free breakfast. The tables were filled with neighbors excited to celebrate Independence…

New RCES Principal Visits With Community

Photo | Mac Kennedy

New RCES Principal Deneise Hammond met students (L to R) Kobi George, Adrian Cho and Layla George at the Kentlands Clubhouse Monday evening.

Rachel Carson Elementary School (RCES) parents and students attended a meet and greet with their new principal, Mrs. Deneise Hammond, at the Kentlands Clubhouse on Monday evening, July 10. Hammond was received by some of her new students and discussed…

Student Athletes Recognized at QO Awards Night

It was a remarkable year for Quince Orchard athletics. QO saw multiple state championship runs from both team and individual performances, along with many region and division championships. This year’s Sports Awards Night aimed to celebrate all of the athletic…

QO Community Mourns Loss: Photo Essay

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Quince Orchard High School student Austin Cohen passed away on May 5, 2017 after a long battle with osteosarcoma. Students from QO took to the walls of their school to create a memorial after his passing. Here are just a…

Cougar Baseball Hot in Playoffs

Photo | Mac Kennedy

Sophomore shortstop Ethan Frank fires a throw to first to complete a double play for the Cougars in their 6-0 win over Clarksburg.

Quince Orchard got off to a bit of a rocky start this baseball season. Talented, the team was unable to get it going consistently. But, with coach Jason Gassaway at the helm, it was only a matter of time until…