School News

Police Probe Death of QO Athlete

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Northwest students wore red on Feb. 12 to remember QO star football player Tyler Terry and show support for his family, friends and community.

By Jack Toomey On the morning of Jan. 29, two groups of teenagers gathered at a community playground near Timber Rock Road and Hillstone Road at about 7:45 a.m., after the school day had started. Apparently, a prearranged fight had…

In Memory of Tyler Terry

Tyler Terry

One of my great pleasures covering high school sports is spending time with and getting to know the student-athletes and watching them grow into young men and women. They can be funny, charming, edgy, shy, obstinate, impetuous—all sometimes within the…

Eight QO Students Accept Athletic Scholarship Offers

Photo | Syl Sobel
QO athletes signed letters of intent last week. They are (back, L to R) Chris Thoms, Amber Argubie, Madi Bettancourt, Beth Ellinport, Zion Titus, (front, L to R) Doc Bonner, Mike Fierstein, and Ramsey Richey.

Getting a scholarship to college to continue your education and compete in athletics is an accomplishment that few student athletes get to achieve. But eight Quince Orchard High School student athletes celebrated that achievement last week in a ceremony attended…

Students Present Projects at Ulysses Fair

Photo | Terri Carr
Sophia Photinakis surveyed fellow students about their views on parenting styles for her Ulysses project, “The Mental Health Effects of Strict Parenting.”

By Terri Carr College freshmen often find the transition from high school-level course work to college a little rough. In college, they’re introduced to a heavier workload at the same time that they have much more freedom from parental oversight.…