Important Messages

Some brief, but important reminders and information about COVID-19 and COVID related updates:

Registration Info

Registration is starting for the 2022-2023 year, see the links and information below:

Second Semester Parking

QOHS 2nd Semester Parking Application Applications will be accepted from Monday, January 17th to Tuesday, January 25th. We will send an email to your email account letting you know the status of your application by Friday, January 28th. If you receive a permit, you will have to pay $37.50 for your spot on OSP (online school payment). The link to pay for your permit on OSP will be included in that email. To get your permit tag, you will bring proof of payment with you to Mr. Rabberman's Office (Room 255) during lunch the week of January 31st. You must pay for and pick up your permit by Friday, February 4th or you will lose your permit and spot to park for the 2nd semester. Please see the link below to apply.

Spring Sports Registration - OPEN 1/18

Registration for Spring Sports will open on Tuesday, January 18th! All of the information regarding the upcoming Spring Sports season, as well as the registration process is available on the website. Additional information can be found on the MCPS Athletics website. Students must be registered by a parent through the MCPS ParentVue Portal. More information regarding the registration process can be found in this letter from MCPS (también disponible en español). Students must be registered by February 27th in order to guarantee that their registration will be processed in time for the first day of tryouts. (Note – tryouts for Spring sports will start on March 1st).

Important Links

Midyear Transcript Requests

Seniors! If your school requires that you send your midyear transcripts to them, please make sure that you are requesting them on our Transcript Request Form: Midyear Transcript will be available and sent out on February 8th.


2022 Yearbooks are now for sale! Go to to order your yearbook today. The cost increases throughout the year, so buy it now for $90!

At Home Covid Information

Quince Orchard distributed KN-95 masks to students during 1st period on Friday, 1/14/22.  Quince Orchard distributed home self-administered COVID-19 rapid tests to all staff and students on Monday, 1/10/22, any students who were absent or left school early due to schedules can pick-up their test kits in the main office when they are next in the building.  The full details of distribution can be found in this letter in English and en Español, in these slides, and in this instructional video on how to administer the test.  Students should administer the self-test AT HOME on Monday, 1/10 (or the evening they receive their kit) and REPORT ALL RESULTS - Positive and Negative using the MCPS Reporting Form.

AP Exams

Please see the letter for additional information or contact Ms. Nicholson if you have any questions.

SENIORS - Class of 2022 Info

  • Join the Senior Reminder Account for Important Updates: To join, please text the following code to 81010:
    • Last names A-G: text qosr22ag to 81010
    • Last names H-M: text qosr22hm to 81010
    • Last names N-S: text qosr22ns to 81010
    • Last names T-Z: text qosr22tz to 81010
  • Senior fees: senior fees include your cap and gown and other expenses related to graduation. You will be able to pay your senior fees online through the school store with a credit card beginning in late August.
    • November 1-January 31: $75
    • February 1-April 30: $85
  • Senior Pictures - More opportunities to have your senior portrait taken in the QO auditorium during the school day will occur December 15 and 16. These dates are the final opportunities to have your senior portrait taken. To book an appointment, go to the website, enter Gaithersburg, MD in the search bar, select QOHS, and then enter your name to begin the process. Alternatively, seniors can call Prestige Portraits at 1-800-736-4775 and schedule a private portrait session at their studio in Rockville. All portraits must be completed by December 17 to be included in the yearbook this year.
  • Senior Ads for 2022 Yearbook
    Make the yearbook even more special for your senior! A yearbook ad is a loving tribute to your student, personalized with your own sentimental message and a cherished photo, or photo collage. It’s quick, it’s easy, and it’ll last forever. Click on this link to order today! Early bird pricing is in effect until November 12, 2021. All senior ad orders are due by January 28, 2022. 

Signs of Suicide

The Counseling Department and the School Staff are planning to start the Signs of Suicide program with students on Thursday, March 5th, additional details about the program are available in the documents below.