Category: News

Ice Hockey Off to Great Start

Photo | Michelle Caton Quince Orchard ice hockey hopes to continue their success into the second half and make a deep run in the playoffs.

Ice hockey is one of the most popular sports in the DMV. The Washington Capitals, the local professional hockey team, have been in the top half of the NHL in attendance every year since 2008. Since the Caps 2018 Stanley…

QO Basketball Extends Winning Streak to Five Games

Quince Orchard boys’ basketball has gotten off to a hot start this 2019-2020 season. After dropping their first game of the season to Walter Johnson, the team’s play has heated up with five wins, including regular season victories against Whitman…

Chanukah Fire Truck Parade Returns for 16th Year

The Chanukah Fire Truck Parade made its fourth stop in Kentlands Market Square on Monday, Dec. 23, bringing live music and singing, fire jugglers and the Rockville Volunteer Fire Department fire truck decorated with a four-foot menorah. This local Chanukah…

Lady Cougars Making a Name for Themselves

Photo | Madison Hunt QO Girls Basketball is one to keep an eye on with (L to R, back) Captain Paige McNeal, Junior Captain Alex Boggs and (front) Captain Makayla Wright.

Holding a 5-4 record so far, 2-1 in their division, the Quince Orchard Lady Cougars basketball team, coached by Bobby Bishop and led by Senior Captains Paige McNeal and Makayla Wright, along with Junior Captain Alex Boggs, have high expectations…

The Constant Reader: Two Sequels Worth the Wait

Photo | Submitted Olive Again by Elizabeth Strout

The authors of the two 2019 novels I consider here delayed producing sequels to their critically-acclaimed and commercially successful novels an unusually long time. “Olive, Again” is Elizabeth Strout’s follow-up to her Pulitzer Prize-winning 2008 novel “Olive Kitteredge.” “The Big…

A&E Briefs

Metro Washington Chapter of the Colored Pencil Society of America: ‘Life in Color’ Through Jan. 27, Arts Barn This juried exhibit features colored pencil artists living and working in the DC metro area. ‘Let’s Dance & Inner Visions’ Jan. 17-March…

Mike at the Movies: “Just Mercy”

Photo | Submitted Just Mercy

Just Mercy (PG-13) Fine performances by Michael B. Jordan as Harvard lawyer Bryan Stevenson and Jamie Foxx as Walter “JD” McMillan do not alter the fact that this film is sadly predictable. It depicts events from the ‘80s and ‘90s…

Dance Your Way Into 2020

What if there were a fun way to start off 2020 learning something active and new? No resolutions here, just an opportunity to energize your winter and pique your interest in the international dance, music and art showcased at the…