Category: Education

Assignment Education

Meet and Greet with New QO Principal Planned The Quince Orchard Booster Club is planning a Meet and Greet Reception to welcome new Quince Orchard High Principal Elizabeth Thomas. The reception will be held on July 12, 6 to 8…

Graduation Day

Photo | Cara O’Connor Friends since kindergarten, Wynter O’Connor and Chris Hunter graduated from Quince Orchard High School on May 30 at DAR Constitution Hall. Both are now QO Marching Band and Theatre program alumni.

Student-Athletes, Coaches Celebrate Impressive Year

The last few weeks of the 2017-2018 school year were busy in the athletic hallways of Quince Orchard. On May 24, QO had their last signing day for four more seniors who will continue their athletic careers in college. Elizabeth…

Assignment Education

Zach Kerr’s Stars of Tomorrow Camp Comes to QO Zach Kerr, part of QO’s 2007 winning state championship squad and now part of the Denver Broncos team, returns to his alma mater this summer to offer a free, one-day camp…

School Districts Plan for the Unthinkable

By Jack Toomey Every year there are at least 20 mass shootings in the United States where four or more people are killed. Unfortunately, many of these events happen in school buildings. As a result, school districts have developed their…

Assignment Education

New QO Principal Announced Elizabeth L. Thomas will be the new principal of Quince Orchard High School, effective July 1. Thomas has more than 23 years of experience in education. In addition to five years as a classroom teacher at…

Ladybugs Bring Smiles for Earth Day

Students, teachers and parents celebrated Earth Day at Chesterbrook Academy Preschool by releasing 1,500 ladybugs onto plants, flowers and trees in the schoolyard. Students dressed in the likeness of ladybugs, some wearing antennae. Leading up to Earth Day, students learned…

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DuFief’s Zayd Salahuddin Now Junior Mayor Zayd Salahuddin, a fourth grader at DuFief Elementary School, has been named junior mayor of the City of Gaithersburg. Salahuddin replaces Junior Mayor Purani Kannan of Diamond Elementary. Salahuddin was chosen from a pool…

‘Anything Goes’ Sets Sail on the QO Stage

By Shannon Marsh The Quince Orchard High School Drama Department launched its 2018 spring musical, “Anything Goes” by Cole Porter on Friday, April 13. Despite the superstition surrounding this date, cast, crew and pit staged a successful three-show opening weekend…

Assignment Education

Search for QOHS Principal Underway Montgomery County Public Schools held staff and community meetings on Thursday, April 5 to gather thoughts on characteristics and experience needed for the new Quince Orchard High School principal. Carole Working, who held the position…