Quince Orchard High School Booster Club

Quince Orchard High School Booster Club A non-profit All-School Booster Club supporting ALL extra-curricular activities including 42 athletic teams and 68 clubs/organizations. We promote programs that help unite our community of parents, staff and local businesses.
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PLEASE NOTE THIS IS NOT A QOHS or QO BOOSTER CLUB SANCTIONED EVENT!!***Senior parents***
05/29/2020

PLEASE NOTE THIS IS NOT A QOHS or QO BOOSTER CLUB SANCTIONED EVENT!!
***Senior parents***

05/27/2020

QO Boosters celebrating our 2020 seniors! 👩‍🎓👨‍🎓🐾🎉👏

The Booster club would like to congratulate all of the 2020 graduating seniors!! We know this is not how you expected to...
05/27/2020

The Booster club would like to congratulate all of the 2020 graduating seniors!! We know this is not how you expected to leave QO but know we’re all cheering you on in your next adventure!! Go Cougars 🐾

05/21/2020
QO Theatre Fans

QO Theatre Fans

Dear QO Theatre Community,

We truly hope that our QO Theatre community members have been able to stay safe and healthy during this unprecedented time. We have missed seeing the various members of this great Cougar community.
When we left school in March, we were incredibly inspired by the strength of our students that were involved in our Spring 2020 show, The Addams Family. Even with all the uncertainty, they remained upbeat and positive that our show would go on. Throughout the shutdown, many of them have reached out to each other and us to check in and keep spreading that love and positivity. It is heart-warming to know how much of a family our students have become!
Unfortunately, this pandemic has caused many productions across the country to have to close their doors and cancel performances. It is with the deepest sorrow that we have to officially announce that due to the closure of school for the rest of the year and in order to protect our students, production team, and audience members, our Spring 2020 production will not happen this year. You may not know, but The Addams Family was fully staged, the costumes and sets were almost completed, and we already had our publicity blitz to promote the production. We want to thank the local businesses that allowed our promotional materials to be placed in your establishments! Our students and production staff poured so much into making the production amazing, and it makes us sad that audiences will not get to see all of their hard work.
A note about advertisements that were purchased for our show program: we obviously will not be having a hardcopy (paper) show program for this cancelled production. However, we want to still give our students a memento for their hard work, as well as provide businesses and community members the opportunity to advertise. Therefore, we will be providing a digital version of the intended show program. We understand this is different from our original intent, so we will be offering those who purchased an ad the opportunity for a refund. Any refunded ads will be pulled from the digital version. Advertisers will be contacted directly about their ad, or can contact Linda Lee (Producer) at [email protected].
While we know we cannot predict the future, we are hoping that we will be able to all be back together in the Fall. We appreciate the community’s continued support as we figure out our productions for the 2020-2021 school year. Stay tuned!

Stay safe and healthy!

Sincerely,
Jessica Vogel & Linda Lee
QO Theatre Director & Producer

Attention Quince Orchard Class of 2020!We will be honoring our Seniors on Friday, May 22nd by turning on the stadium lig...
05/20/2020
Cougar Dome will Shine for the Class of 2020!

Attention Quince Orchard Class of 2020!

We will be honoring our Seniors on Friday, May 22nd by turning on the stadium lights and scoreboard in the Cougar Dome starting at 8:20pm! They will be left on for 20 minutes to represent your graduation year. We will also be doing this tribute the night of our Graduation. Thank you for all of your contributions to our school and community! We miss all of you and look forward to celebrating your accomplishments!

https://qocougars.com/2020/05/20/cougar-dome-will-shine-for-the-class-of-2020/

Attention Quince Orchard Class of 2020! We will be honoring our Seniors on Friday, May 22nd by turning on the stadium lights and scoreboard in the Cougar Dome starting at 8:20pm! They will be left on for 20 minutes to represent your graduation year. We will also be doing this tribute the night of ou...

Congratulations Cougars!! 🐾
05/11/2020
2020 Baseball Senior Night

Congratulations Cougars!! 🐾

It is now time to honor our Class of 2020 Seniors on the Baseball team. We would like to thank them for all of their hard work and dedication to the program the last 4 years. Ben McDowell- #4, C @BenMcDowell28 Favorite QO Baseball Memory- Beating Northwest in the Playoffs. He would like to thank his...

Congratulations Cougars!!
05/08/2020
2020 Girls Lacrosse Senior Night

Congratulations Cougars!!

It is now time to honor our Class of 2020 Seniors on the Girls Lacrosse team. We would like to thank them for all of their hard work and dedication to the program the last 4 years. Maddie Pomrink #10 @maddie_pomrink 4yr QO Laxer favorite memory: doing the mulch sale every year with her teammates. Sh...

Congratulations Cougars!!
05/08/2020
2020 Boys Lacrosse Senior Night

Congratulations Cougars!!

It is now time to honor our Class of 2020 Seniors on the Boys Lacrosse team. We would like to thank them for all of their hard work and dedication to the program the last 4 years. Justin Moran - #34 - DMid 1 year in program Will attend University of Maryland (@UofMaryland ) Thank you to my coaches a...

Congratulations Cougars!!
05/07/2020
2020 Boys Tennis Senior Night

Congratulations Cougars!!

It is now time to honor our Class of 2020 Boys Tennis team. We would like to thank them for all of their hard work and dedication to the program the last 4 years.   Jake Cayelli Favorite moment: playing against Wootton in counties. He would like to Eric for letting us play ping pong at his house. ....

Congratulations Cougars!
05/07/2020
2020 Girls Tennis Senior Night

Congratulations Cougars!

It is now time to honor our Class of 2020 Girls Tennis team. We would like to thank them for all of their hard work and dedication to the program the last 4 years. Hanna Chan Going to UMD favorite spring sports moment: When the whole team went to Bassett’s after the intense Poolesville match becau...

QOHS Boosters would like to recognize our amazing Staff and Administration. Thank you for all that you do for our studen...
05/05/2020

QOHS Boosters would like to recognize our amazing Staff and Administration. Thank you for all that you do for our students especially during this time. We are all looking forward to the time when we can be together again. We would also like to Thank you for all the support you have given the Boosters. Stay healthy and stay safe!

We can't hide our Cougar Pride!

The QOHS Boosters

05/01/2020

Attention Seniors!
California Tortilla wants to celebrate this amazing accomplishment for graduating seniors at QO. They would like to start a "Cougars Grad Mural" in one of the windows at the QO location. Students can email in their senior photos and other senior year photos and they will post them in the window to celebrate the Class of 2020.
If you're interested, please email the photos to the email address below with QOHS in the subject line. If you do not include QOHS in the subject line, they may not get identified and used.
[email protected]

Here are the details to access the zoom meeting tomorrow at 6 PM:https://mcpsmd.zoom.us/j/95422098680?pwd=K0crQjg1dmRJaF...
04/20/2020
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Here are the details to access the zoom meeting tomorrow at 6 PM:
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Meeting ID: 954 2209 8680
Password: 775611

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Supporting our 2020 Seniors!If you'd like to get a sign for your senior, please email katonfamily5@gmail.com.*This is no...
04/14/2020

Supporting our 2020 Seniors!
If you'd like to get a sign for your senior, please email [email protected].

*This is not booster sponsored, please reach out to the email above with any questions*

Are you still looking for a mask? Support a great cause and get a one of a kind QO mask made by one of our very own Coug...
04/14/2020

Are you still looking for a mask? Support a great cause and get a one of a kind QO mask made by one of our very own Cougars!

*This is not a booster sponsored fundraiser, any questions should be directed to Serena*

One of our very own QO Poms is making masks for the local hospitals! Here’s the info if you would like to help support h...
04/04/2020

One of our very own QO Poms is making masks for the local hospitals! Here’s the info if you would like to help support her effort! 

04/03/2020
Quince Orchard Cluster

Quince Orchard Cluster

From MCPS

Due to a spike in usage nationwide, the web conferencing platform Zoom is currently experiencing an unexpected partial outage nationwide. This affects the ability to join “via web browser,” which is what most students and staff use when connecting with a Chromebook. When attempting to log in and join a Zoom Web Conference, an error message appears. The error states “403 Forbidden.”

To address this, MCPS has automatically pushed the Zoom app to all student accounts. This app will show up on students’ accounts automatically. It does not require the student to install anything if they are on their Chromebooks or if they are using the Chrome browser with their MCPS-supplied Google account.

If students are using a personal device such as a PC, MacBook or an iPad, they may be prompted to install the Zoom app when attempting to connect to a meeting. After doing so, they will be allowed to join the Zoom web conference.

MCPS is updating support materials that will help parents, students and staff with any issues that may come up as they engage in online learning using our myMCPS and Google Classroom platforms. This information will be shared with the community in the coming days.

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04/03/2020
Montgomery County Public Schools

Montgomery County Public Schools

Important notice for parents and students: Zoom is currently experiencing a nationwide outage due to a significant increase in usage. We will send additional instructions on how to access this platform during the outage to all parent and student emails this morning.

Attention Parents of Seniors: Yard Signs honoring our special class of 2020 are available for order this week. Orders mu...
04/02/2020

Attention Parents of Seniors:
Yard Signs honoring our special class of 2020 are available for order this week. Orders must be placed by tomorrow, 4/2 at noon.

Please send $10 to Venmo (@Michelle-Katon-1)

Make sure to put your NAME AND the ES your child went to (this is how we will arrange delivery & pickup)

ALL PAYMENTS ARE DUE BY THURSDAY (4/2) at NOON!

Please share with any Senior parents (or family members) who are not in this page!

Any questions regarding your order please email

[email protected]

03/25/2020

Mulch Spreading Update

Since the school closure is extended until at least April 27, the QOHS Football team will not be able to do the mulch spreading this weekend as originally planned. Customers who have purchased spreading have a couple options:
• Wait until 4/27 when we will reevaluate
• Hire someone else to do your spreading (or do it yourself) and either get a refund or have your purchase become a donation to the football team
The Booster Club will contact all customers directly to resolve the issue.

03/25/2020
Coronavirus

Please see the following letter from Mrs. Thomas:
Good Afternoon Quince Orchard Students, Staff, and Families,

Tomorrow, Thursday, March 26, 2020, Quince Orchard High School will be distributing Chromebooks to Quince Orchard High School students. Devices are available in limited supply and are reserved for students who do not have access to a computer or laptop (device capable of accessing online learning material) at home. Information will also be provided on Comcast assistance with helping families connect to the Internet at home.

Chromebooks will be distributed as follows:
Only currently enrolled Quince Orchard High School students are eligible for Chromebooks distributed at QOHS. Student, Parents, or Guardians may pick up Chromebooks for the QO enrolled student.
Student, Parents, or Guardians will need to present the student ID or student ID number at the time of Chromebook pick-up.
Curb Side pickup will occur from 8:00-11:00 am.
Curb Side pickup will occur in the curved loop directly in front of the main entrance. Parents/Guardians will not exit vehicles.
Walk-Up Pick pickup will occur from 8:00-11:00 am.
Walk-Up pickup will occur in the school vestibule just inside the main entry door.

MCPS Student Login Information was sent to families via email on 3/16/20. The numeric portion of your child’s login, before @mcpsmd.net is the student ID number. Parents/guardians unable to locate their child’s ID number will be assisted on site.

Slowing the spread of COVID-19 requires everyone to follow the guidance of health officials. An important piece of this effort is social distancing. This means avoiding gathering in groups of more than 10 and keeping a safe distance from others in the group. We ask those picking up Chromebooks follow all social distancing guidance provided by the CDC and federal, state and local health officials.

Information about obtaining free internet service can be found by clicking the link below.
https://www.internetessentials.com/covid19

As a reminder, the Chromebooks are for students who do not currently have a device at home.

Additional information will be shared about continuity of learning plans, distribution of Chromebook devices, and much more. Please visit the MCPS website for the most up-to-date information as we transition to a new online platform for teaching and learning.

Thank you for your patience and support during this truly unprecedented time that requires all of us to reexamine how we educate and meet the needs of our students during this lengthy hiatus of closed school buildings.

We miss our students and staff. Please continue to take care of yourselves and be well.

All the best,
Beth Thomas

Coronavirus Response

03/25/2020
QO is inviting students, staff, parents and families to participate in our Virtual Spirit Week March 23-27!  Can’t wait ...
03/21/2020

QO is inviting students, staff, parents and families to participate in our Virtual Spirit Week March 23-27! Can’t wait to see the pictures of our Cougar Pride 🐾❤️ Share and Spread! #QOmarcheson

03/19/2020

Boosters,
As many are adjusting to these circumstances we ask that you please remember all of the amazing small businesses in our community. Remember how they’ve always supported not only the Boosters and QO high school but also our feeder schools by giving donations of food or hosting us for community nights or donating gift cards or baskets for our silent auctions and after proms. Now they need us to help them! Please consider ordering out or if you don’t feel comfortable doing that buying a gift card to use in the future. To those businesses who’re members of this page please feel free to post if you’re open below. Also any other information you feel we should have. We want to thank you for being there for us and let you know that we are here for you!
The Booster Club Board

03/15/2020

Dear Quince Orchard High School Community,

The Booster Club and the incredible mulch sales committee would like to express our extreme gratitude for this community. We can’t say enough how amazing it was to have everyone rally around the common cause of supporting QOHS to ensure the biggest Booster fundraiser of the year actually came to fruition despite new constraints. We apologize to all who were inconvenienced as well as to those who were regrettably given misinformation. We were working as quickly as possible to make sure the mulch sale could continue. The overall mood of the day starting at 8 am was one of cheerfulness, patience and understanding that we are all doing our very best in this unprecedented time in our country. Thank you for the smiles, elbow bumps, car dancing and pizza sprinting spirit you all brought today. Thank you as well to parent volunteers that we actually had to turn away because so many of you showed up willing to help.Thank you as well to the QOHS administration and staff for all your support. We are so very lucky to live in this community.

There are a few deliveries of black mulch still to be made this week, but other than those, the sale is complete. To those customers who purchased spreading, the intention is to complete this in 2 weeks, once the school closure ban is lifted.

Hoping everyone stays safe, has plenty of TP and paper towels and we hope to see you all soon.
Cougar Pride!

Kate Carter
QOHS Booster Club President

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Gaithersburg, MD
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Thank you for the awesome After Prom Party!!!
Please come out and hear some great live jazz tomorrow night in the cafeteria! We have a special guest artist who is must see talent! Tickets are $5 at the door to support the jazz band. https://www.facebook.com/events/998498817205140/?ti=ia
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If you're heading to the Anything Goes performance today or tonight - the Booster Club's Concessions Stand will be open. Stop by before the show or at intermission for snacks and drinks!
https://qohsboosters.com/product/mulch/ Mulch Madness 2018 is underway! The Booster Club would like to share that this fundraiser is more important than ever before with the approval of a grant assisting the Athletic Department with several Bermuda grass field conversions which will begin sometime this May. If you are interested in hearing more about this huge undertaking, please come meet the organizations that will be performing the services at our Booster meeting on Wednesday, February 28th at 7PM in the Media Center. Online orders will be available until midnight on March 13th. Deliveries will be performed all day on Saturday, March 17th until completed. If your order is less than 10 bags, you may pick them up the same day at QOHS. Due to Spring Break, spreading will be done on April 7th and more information will be provided as that date approaches.
TUESDAYS in JANUARY Eat At Joe's and 15% will be donated to the Booster Club! Starts January 2nd. SHOW this certificate (print or on phone) to your server.