Clubs and Organizations

Academic Team (formerly It's Academic)

Sponsor: Mr. Schuman
Officers: Captain - Davis Yewell, Co-captain - Vivian Cao
Meetings: Monday & Thursday at lunch in room 324
Description: The academic team competes in quiz-style competitions against other schools around the DC area, the most notable of which is the TV show “It’s Academic.” Sherwood vs. QO Quizmaster

Aerospace Engineering

Sponsor: Mr. Sontz 
Officers: Co-President - Buena Zajimi and Briana Segal, Vice President - Peter Krepkiy, Second Vice President - Daniel Song, Secretary - Snighda Penmetsa, Tresurers - Taylor Wonnacott and Carter Boswell, Project Leader - Hannah Kokinda
Meetings: Thursdays @ lunch in room 133
Remind: @qoaero
Description: This club coincides with the new curriculum for the Aerospace Engineering Class. Students will be able to find help, be creative and have fun in as serious yet friendly environment. Along with classwork, we engage in out own hands-on projects to familiarize and keep students in the world of engineering. we also have guest speakers come in and speak about careers in Aerospace Engineering.

Africa United Club

Sponsor: Ms. Albarracin
Officers: President - Nancy Ovangrowa, VP - Al-muriya Abdushakur, Treasurer - Carly Abbott, Secretary - Erynn Adou, Historian - Patience Zaranyiba
Meetings: Tuesday and Thursday after school in the Cafeteria
Description: The Africa United Club is interested in learning about and celebrating African Culture as well as community service projects in Montgomery County and in Africa. Some of the activities we have been involved in: Field trips to the African History Museum and IMAX film on Egypt, African Art History lecture at GWU, African History lecture at Montgomery College, clothing drive for flood victims in Mozambique, Christmas Toy-Drive for Head Start in Montgomery County, donation to Trees for the Future to help plant trees in Africa, annual participation and organization for International Night at QOHS, participation in the African American History Month Assemblies, African dinners at student homes. We will also be participating in Putting on the Hits.

All for Animals

Sponsor: Ms. Soykan
Officers: Charlie Stander
Meetings: Mondays at lunch TBA, Room 240
Remind: @qoanimals

Description: In this club we will gather new or gently used animal supplies to donate to the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center including towels, blankets, beds and heavy-duty\ chew toys.

Allegro Studio

Sponsor: Mrs. Kirchhoff
Officers: President - Kano Nakatsu
Meetings:  Tuesday @ lunch in room 153
Description: Allegro Studio aims to expose students to a wide genre of music and encourage students to practice through chamber groups.

American Sign Language Club

Sponsor: Mrs. Combs 
Officers: President: Linea Nave-Griesmann, VP: Nash Chisaka, Secretary: Noah Patrick
Meetings: Listen to announcements for dates and times, meetings in room 218
Description: The ASL Club discusses Deaf events in the Washington, DC area. Come learn some sign language basics. In addition, the club assists the ASL Honor Society with its yearly fundraiser of sending a deaf child to camp.

Anime/Manga club

Sponsor: Mr. Rockwood
Officers: Chau Vu
Meetings: Tuesdays at lunch in room 302B
Remind: @qoanime
Description: Fans and artists unite! Join the Anime/Manga club after school and spend time hanging out with people who share your interests.

Archery Club

Sponsor: Ms. Rill
Officers: President - David Hamilton
Meetings: Mondays in the Aux Gym During lunch

Best Buddies

Sponsor: Mr. Benas
Officers: President - Caitlin Crews,  Vice President - Lindsey Brick, Associate Member Director - Kathlyn Kavadias
Meetings: We have club luncheons on the last Wednesday of each month, and out-of-school activities at variable times. Listen to announcements and check our bulletin board next to the nurse's office for event locations.
Website: QOHS Best Buddies,,
Description: Best buddies is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to establish a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-on-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
How can I participate in Best Buddies? You can choose to become a Peer Buddy. A Peer Buddy is a student without an intellectual disability who is pairing up in a one-on-one friendship with a student who has a disability for a full school year. A Peer Buddy is expected to contact his/her Buddy at least once a week and hang out with him/her at least twice a month. You may decide to become an Associate Member instead. Associate Members are students that are not paired up in a one-on-one friendship, but still attend all chapter meetings and events.

Bio Olympiad

Sponsor: Mr. Lanham
Officers: President - Kelly Adams
Meetings: Thursdays at lunch in 323E
Description: Inspire life science students and prepare them for the Bio Olympiad competition.

Biological Science Research

Sponsor: Mr. Lanham
Officers: Co-presidents - Gary Bellomy-Holub and Lauren Pyon
Meetings: Thursdays at lunch in 323E
Remind: @8266bah
Instagram: @qobioresearch
Description: Give students the chance to conduct original biological research and gain valuable writing and publishing skills on said research.

Chick Fil A Leader Academy

Sponsor: Ms. Justilien
Officers: President - Cassidy Bach, Vice President - Priscile Bukula, Marketing Director - Samantha Cruz
MeetingsLast Thursday of the Month in Room 234
Remind: @qohscfa
Description: The Chick- Fil-A Academy is part of a national service program where members learn leadership skills to impact their community through hands-on service projects.

Circle of Friends

Sponsor: Ms. Soykan
Officers: Alexis T., Emma Neal, Rachel Swartz, Ella Ferguson, Ellie Hodge
: TBA, Room 240
Remind: @76ghga
Description: N/A

Class of 2022 - Seniors

Sponsors: Mrs. Haase and Mrs. Jacobs
President: Jocelyn Wong
Vice President: Kenny Wormald
Treasurer: Olesia Soukhoveev
Secretary: Aiden Burke
Historian: Evie Greenberg
Representative: Bella Neal, Johnny Neilson, George Kavadias, and Amitis Fardshafar
Twitter: @QOHS2022
Instagram: @QOClassof2022

Class of 2023 - Juniors

Sponsor: Ms. Aronow and Ms. Ward
President: Deeya Mistry
Vice President: Sammy Krimstein
Treasurer: Chase Pantezzi
Secretary: Natalie Hashemi
Historian: Madison Sherman
Representative: Danielle Goury, John Lewis, and Hailey Baker

Class of 2024 - Sophomores

Sponsor: Ms. Guthrie
President: Catherine Brady
Vice President: Carly Malamut
Treasurer: Chase Pasekoff
Secretary: Rush Mathai
Historian: Olivia Bolz
Representative: Madeleine Burke and Adrianna Martin

Class of 2025 - Freshman

Sponsor: Ms. Skeen & Ms. Hardaway
President: Amelia Hmel
Vice President: Asia Davis
Treasurer: Chloe Ge
Secretary: Lily Kaplan
Historian: Kayla Patel
Representative: Hayden Ross

Comfort Cases

Sponsor: Ms. Cooley-Klein
Officers: President - Dean Arnold, Vice President - Jay Motiwala, Treasurer - Brian Dwyer, Fundraising Director: Noah Pinson, Social Media Coordinator: Ava Pinson
Meeting Place: Lunch in Room 241, meeting days vary
Remind: @comfortcas
DescriptionComfort Cases is an organization whose main goal is to provide kids in foster care with special “cases” filled with essentials, forms of entertainment and comfort. Kids in care are normally told to gather their things in a trash bag when moving from house to house. We find this demoralizing, and want to make sure kids in care are treated with respect. Our goal here in the Quince Orchard chapter is to provide cases for kids ages 12-19 years old. The organization was founded by QO parent Rob Scheer and took off nationwide.

Comic and Cartoon Club

Sponsor: Mr. Denhard 
Officers: President - Adrian Issasi
Meetings: Meets from 2:30 to 3:30 in room 234 on Wednesdays.
Description: Comic and Cartoon Club reads, discusses, and draws. Play drawing challenges with other members or relax and read comic books. Share and get feedback on your work from fellow artists.

Community Collaboration

Sponsor: Mr. Sontz

Computer Club

Sponsor: Mrs. Adams
Officers: President - Noah Pinson, Vice President - Jack Campbell, Secretary - Alison Wang, Historian - Selena Nguyen
Meetings: Wednesday's at lunch in room 128
Description: Computer Club allows students interested in technology to broaden their knowledge. We will participate in various competitions and are currently working on a Wikipedia bot. We Do Computers!

Conversation Club

Sponsor: Mrs. Bejarano
Officers: Samuel Silva, Vice President - Ma. Sofia Caceres Villagra
Meetings: First and third Friday of each month at lunch in room 223.
Remind: @d3fbd
Description: The Conversation Club invites all levels of speakers of English and Spanish to meet in a friendly and relaxed setting to practice conversational skills. Students also have opportunities to learn about different cultures and make friends!

Cougar Broadcasting Club

Sponsor: Mr. Rabberman 
Officers: President - Adam Gotkin 
Description: The Cougar Broadcasting Club broadcasts a live radio play-by-play of different sporting events at QO. 

Cougar Companions

Sponsor: Ms. Soykan
Officers: Alexis Prator, Gabriella Santini
Meetings: Fridays at Lunch TBA, Room 240
Remind: @de8db7f
Description: In the Cougar Companion Club, students get the opportunity to meet new people by getting paired up with a buddy that has the same interests as you. In this club, we do games, fun activities, and more. All you have to do is fill out a form and await your new buddy!

Cougar Minds Matter

Sponsor: Mrs. McCormackMs. Jimenez, & Ms. Carver
Officers: Chase Pantezzi - President, Laurel Snow - Vice President, Bella Parello - Vice President, Stephanie Duque - Secretary, Caroline Axley - Secretary, Chiara Dettin - Social Media Coordinator, Hailey Baker - Student Outreach Coordinator
Meetings: Every other Tuesday during lunch in Room 240
Remind: @cougarmm22
Twitter: @CougarMinds
Instagram: @cougar.minds.matter
Description: Working together to end the stigma around mental health in a safe, inclusive environment at QO. The club meets and discusses help-seeking behaviors and other mental health topics and organizes school-wide initiatives.

Debate Team

Sponsor: Mrs. Jones
Meetings: Wednesday @ lunch in room 320
Description: The Quince Orchard High School Debate Team provides students an opportunity to engage in public forum style debates. Each student researches and prepares for four different topics per year and individually debates these topics with opponents from other Montgomery County schools. For more information talk to Ms. Jones or Devin Streight.

Drug Awareness Club

Sponsor: Mr. Mack
Student Leaders: Asha Puri & Hannah Tomasetti
Meetings: First and Last Wednesday of the month during lunch, Room 323G
Purpose: To educate and inform QO’s student body on the dangers associated with illegal drugs.

Educators Rising

Sponsor: Ms. Seid
Officers: Co-Presidents – Chiara Dettin and Shantee Garde, Co- Vice Presidents - Jennifer Ortega and Fatima Jaimes-Cruz, Fundraising Chair – Annabel Amanfo, SSL Coordinator  - Jennifer Bernedo 
 Meetings: Monthly at Lunch in Room 121
Remind: @fe99d64
Description:Educators Rising is a free national membership organization for aspiring teachers and their mentors. If you are leading or participating in a school-based program that helps young people explore teaching — in secondary or postsecondary — consider joining Educators Rising to connect with peers and experts around the country who are focusing on the same issues and challenges.

Engineering and Robotics Club

Sponsor: Mr. Omari Sarjeant
Officers: President - Hannah  McCright, Vice President - Ivy Liu, 7518 Team Leader - Noah Watai, 7519 Team Leader - Sivan Kaufman, Secretary - Stephen Wu
Meetings: Tue, Wed, Thurs from 2:45PM to 4:30PM | Attendance requirement is minimum once per week
Description: Acquire new skills by designing and building a robot that solves a challenge. QOERC has competed yearly in FIRST Tech Challenge competitions since our founding. We spend about 4 months each school year designing, building, and testing a robot to use in the competition.
Learn more:

Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Sponsor: Ms. Yu and Ms. Hall
Officers: Kenny Wormald, Ellie Bowman, Emma Bossard
Meetings: Mondays at the beginning of lunch in room 220
Remind: @fcaqohs
Description: This is a place where students can meet and learn how to follow Jesus by living out our Christian faith wherever we are. Everyone is welcome. Come for fun and fellowship!

Female Entrepreneurs

Sponsor: Ms. Yang
Officers: President - Emma Hinckley, Vice President - Alisha Ong, Secretary - Olesia Soukhoveev, Historian - Siobhan Anderson
Meetings: Every other Friday during lunch in room 330
Remind: @femaleent
A club where QO students can learn about and be inspired by influential female entrepreneurs and their products, learn business skills, and attend Q&A sessions with local entrepreneurs

Film Club

Sponsor: Mr. Arora
Meetings: Mondays @ Lunch in room 232
Officers: President - Sophia Da Silva Vice-President - Averie Paschall
Remind: @qomovies
Description: We watch movies & tv shows. Then we talk about them!

Forensics Speech Team

Sponsor: Mr. Arora
Meetings: Meetings will be announced over the Remind
Remind: @qospeech
Description: Forensics Speech Team is not about Forensic science. It's about public speaking! We compete against other MCPS high schools as we develop speaking and acting skills, gain self-confidence and poise, learn how to express ideas clearly and convincingly, and understand the meaning of commitment - to yourself and to the team.

Foster Fur Change

Sponsor: Mrs. Herb 
Officers: Caroline Simmons
Meetings: Twice a month, dates TBA
Description: The Foster Fur Change aims to promote foster care & raise money for shelters  

Gaithersburg Student Union

Sponsors: Mrs. Aranda, Jake Hersom(City Sponser)
Meetings: Wednesdays at lunch in room 116
Description: This group meets weekly to discuss different SSL opportunities in Gaithersburg as well as other activities that students can participate in.  Get more information about what is going on through the links below.

Game Development Club

Sponsor: Mr. Rockwood
Officers: Brandon Witten
Meetings: Wednesdays at lunch in room 302B (by announcement)
Remind: @qogamers
Description: The Game Development and Design club is about making video games! Have you ever gotten so mad at a game, and said to yourself "I could do that better" well, now you can! Join the game dev and start making a game today!

Gamers' Club

Sponsor: Mr. Rockwood  
Officers: Brandon Witten
Meetings: Thursdays at lunch in room 302B
Remind: @qogamers
Description: Gamers’ Club lets students find both players for their favorite games and new games to play; video, board, card, and role playing games are open to anyone who wants to drop in. Have fun, improve your game, and make school a more awesome place.

Helping Hands

Sponsor: Ms. Soykan
Officers: Deeya Mistry
Meetings: TBA, Room 240
Remind: @qohh
Description: N/A

Horticulture Club

Sponsor: Ms. Miller 
Officers: President - Sophia White, Vice President - Olivia King, Secretary - Olivia Wong, Treasurer - Alisha Ong, PR Manager - Rachel Park 
Meetings: Some Thursdays during the second half of lunch (11:35-11:55) in room 340. Meetings are announced via Remind Text. 
Remind: @qohhort1
Twitter: @qohshorticultu1
Instagram: QO_Horticulture
Description: Horticulture is the art, science, and business of all things plants. Join us for our annual fall centerpiece and a spring plant sale!

Jewish Student Union

Sponsor: Mr. Schuman
: Co-presidents - Evan Rubman & Ayelet Baisburd, Vice President - Riley Smith
Meetings: TBA
Description: Promotes fellowship among Jewish students at QOHS, and explores a variety of aspects of Judaism, American Jewish culture, and service opportunities.

JUNTOS (Just Unite Now That's Our Solution)

Sponsor: Mrs. Gonzalez and Mrs. Mohan
Officers: Captain – Emely Munoz-Ramos
Meetings: Tuesday and Thursday after school (2:40 - 3:45) in the Cafeteria  and Saturdays from 10:30am - 1pm  in the Dance Studio
Description: Its mission is to elevate and nurture students’ personal growth through dance and help them discover the power of their artistic expression. One goal is to build dance skills in order to able to compete in area dance competitions, Irene Holtzman, dance instructor of ClaveKazi Dance Company provides private instruction to JUNTOS members on Saturdays from 10:30am - 1:00pm at QOHS and students use after school practices to master the skills taught each Saturday. The MCPS Latin Dance Competition will be held on Monday, November 25, 2019 from 7- 9pm at The Strathmore Hall in Rockville, 5301 Tuckerman Lane North Maryland 20852. Tickets will be on sale in November 1st. In order to be a member of JUNTOS, students must meet eligibility requirements as required by the county GPA of a 2.5.

Key Club

Sponsor:  Mrs. Parker
Officers: President - Joseph Ripple
Meetings: TBA
Description: Key Club is an international organization dedicated to service, leadership, and community. The club plans and participates in many volunteer opportunities through fundraisers, drives, and direct service. Members have a chance to earn SSL hours easily throughout the year. See Facebook page for details.

Lend a Hand

SponsorMrs. Jones
Meetings: One or Two Fridays a month in room 320
Remind: @lahqohs
Instagram: @lahqohs
Description: We are a community focused club who participates in monthly projects ranging from providing food for families in need for Thanksgiving, to organizing food at Manna Warehouses, trash pickups and other volunteering opportunities that offer SSL.

Last Minute Crew (LMC)

Sponsor: Mrs. Gordy
Officers: President - Hazara Akter, Vice Presidents - Audrey Pham & Rachel Andries, Manager - Amy Ritter Secretary/Historian - Isabella Kascic-Ramos
Meetings: Wednesdays and Thursdays after school (2:30pm - 4:00pm) in room 300. Extended practices run until 5PM
Remind: @lmc20182
Description: We are a cover dance group that specializes in dances such as studio dances, kpop choreographies, etc. We participate in some school events such as the talent show and pep rallies as well as performing outside of school, in public. Anyone who enjoys and appreciates dance is welcome to join! And if you don’t want to dance don’t worry! We also have a crew that you can be a part of. If you have any questions, email us at:

Literary Magazine

Sponsor: Ms. Machcinski 
Editor-in-Chief: Baile Beck
Meetings: Wednesdays at lunch in room 238
Description: Students create and publish the Cat’s Tales literary magazine. Magazine staff participate in fundraising activities, advertise for submissions, edit and choose submissions to be published in the magazine, and create the magazine design and layout.

Marching Band

Sponsor: Mr. Fiero
Meeting Information: See the Marching Band website for details about practices and performances.
Description: The marching band is one of the largest spirit organizations at Quince Orchard. The Marching Cougars perform at all varsity football games and at several competitions throughout the region. Membership is open to all students grades 9-12. The colorguard is also a dance unit that performs with the marching band at all events. The marching band rehearses two days a week during the fall (football season).

Men's Choir

Sponsor: Ms. Kleiner-Vilgos
Meetings: Fridays @ lunch in room 145
Remind: @qotbchoir
Description: Extracurricular choir for Tenors, Baritones and Basses. We sing fun music and its a way to unwind!

Minority Scholars Program

Sponsor: Mr. Rivera and Ms. Justilien
Officers: President - Amina Cendeno, Asha Puri - VP Academics QO, Emma Lee Freeman - VP of College and Career Readiness, Kamara Chima - VP Tutoring (QO - NHS), Iyanna Walker - Director of Communications, Ava Joseph- Mentor  (Lakelands), Sabir Mohammed - Mentor  (Ridgeview), Sam Smith  (County Representative)

Classroom: ke4wp35
Remind: @QOMSP
Description: The Minority Scholars Program (MSP) is a student driven initiative aimed at reducing the opportunity gap for African American and Latino students. Based off the premise of positive peer pressure, MSP empowers our high school students to work consistently to increase the number of African American and Latino students who are college bound by (1) identifying student candidates for honor and AP courses, (2) providing MSP participants with support through peer-led mentoring, tutoring, workshops and events, and (3) providing leadership opportunities within the school and local community.

MSP at QO is open to all students interested in helping us meet our mission. MSP meets every other Tuesday at lunch in the media center in the room behind the circulation desk. If interested, join our Remind and Google Classroom.

Mock Trial Team

Sponsor: Ms. Jones
Officers: Council Members - Yardley Borton, Clive Liu, Philipe Castillo, and Brent Jamsa
Meetings: Wednesday and Thursday after school in Mrs. Jones' Room 320

Model UN

Sponsor: Ms. Lowenstein 
Officers: President - Lulia Fitiwi, Vice Presidents - Stephanie Park and Ayesha Shahzad, Treasurer - Jessica Baniak, Secretary - Leon Cao, Historian - Kamryn Dillon 
Meetings: Friday @ lunch in room 221
Remind: @qomodelul
Description: Learn about international affairs and gain a greater general knowledge of the world through Model UN! We offer members opportunities to attend conferences and discuss various political issues and simulate real UN committee sessions. 

Muslim Student Association

Sponsor: Ms. Tamburello
Officers: President - Hanieh Hootkany 
Meetings: Every other Friday in room 324
Remind: @qohsmsa
Description: Welcome to the Muslim Student Association (MSA) Club! In this club, we aim to unite both Muslim and non-Muslim students while placing an emphasis on bringing students together in fun and educational experiences. We're focused around promoting an educational and informative outlook on Islam, while still keeping things relative to high school students.

Our plan is to attend MIST (Muslim Interscholastic Tournament), which is a set of competitions aimed to unify people of all backgrounds. When we're not planning for MIST we'll be spending time getting to know each other through bonding events such as virtual game nights or volunteering in our community.

Net Sports Club

SponsorMs. Rill
Officers: President - Akansha Dave, VIce President - Nicole Yanque, Secretary - George Henn, Treasurer - Jason King
Meetings: Tuesdays @ lunch in the gym
Remind: @qonet
Description: We meet every Tuesday and decide whether to play volleyball or badminton. On a typical day, we eat, socialize and play sports.

PEEAR (Tutoring Club)

Sponsor: Ms. Yeck
Officers: President - Jhanak Lodwal
Description: PEEAR (Program for Educational Excellence and Academic Readiness) is a tutoring club with the purpose of enhancing education among students in our community. The members of PEEAR are consisted of high school students who attend Quince Orchard High School. Our club's objective is to provide tutoring for students who attend Ridgeview Middle School and Jones Lane Elementary School.

Physics Club

Sponsor: Mr. Boettcher
Officers: President - Martin Ivanchev, Vice President - Eddie Zhou, Secretary - Hannah Chang, Historian - Sahil Goel, Treasurer - Leon Cao
Remind: Text @qophysics to 81010
Description: The Physics Club is involved in physics discussions and projects.

Piano Club

Sponsor: Mr. Fiero
Officers: President - Katerina Grcic, Vice President - Chloe Smith, Secretary - Brenna Pagley
Meetings: Every other Tuesday @ lunch in room 124A (messages will be sent out across remind)
Remind: @qopiano
Description: Piano Club is open to all who are interested in the piano or for current players. We offer room 124A to play in and plan to organize fundraisers for the piano lab as well as do piano-related community work!

The Prowler (Newspaper)

Sponsor: Ms. Cooley-Klein
Editors-in-Chief: Adam Gotkin, Jay Motiwala, and Maddy Rubery
Meeting Place: Room 241
Twitter: @qohs_prowler
Archive: All previous issues of The Prowler can be found here.
Description: The Prowler publishes six issues a year and covers news, features, and sports in the Quince Orchard High School community. Students manage all aspects of newspaper production including reporting, editing, circulation, and business operations. In order to be involved in the newspaper, students must first take Newspaper Journalism, a year-long introductory course.
Send us a news tip or feedback at @qohs_prowler (Twitter) or

Psychology Club

Sponsor: Ms. Keune
Officers: TBD
Meetings: Tuesdays at lunch in room 326, other activities are typically on Saturday and Sunday afternoons.
Description: The purpose of the Psychology club is to provide current and previous Psychology and AP Psychology students an opportunity to explore topics and themes related to the study of psychology beyond the classroom through movie nights, field trips, service projects to Springfield Psychiatric Hospital, book club dinners, and guest speakers. Membership is closed to only students who have completed AP Psychology or are currently enrolled in AP Psychology.

QO Asian Culture Club

Sponsor: Mrs. Pankova
Officers: President - Alison Wang, Vice Presidents -  Jocelyn Wong, Sharon Yang
Meetings: Tuesdays during Lunch, Location TBD
Remind: @qoacca
Description: QO ACC is a safe space for students to share their culture and meet new people. We explore different foods, countries, music, and shows and have lots of fun. We also help organize the Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Assembly in May. You don't have to be Asian to join, everyone is welcome!

QO Biz

Sponsor: Ms. Yang
Officers: President - Kenny Wormald
Description: N/A

QO Breast Cancer Awareness

Sponsor: Mrs. Boettcher
Officers: Co Presidents- Reese Rosenbloom and Bryanah Wertjes, Historian- Chiara Dettin, Secretary- Lilly Sweeney, Treasure- Madalyn Peska, VP- Mandy Vendittis
Meetings: We virtually communicate any fundraisers or events through remind.
Remind: @qobc
DescriptionQOBCA is a fun way to help fight for a cause and honor loved ones affected by breast cancer. We are known for our annual bracelet sales, holiday card writing, and cookie decorating!

QO Calligraphy Club

Sponsor: Jasmine Ward
Officers: Deeya Mistry and Mandy Vendittis (Co-Presidents), Cate Weider (VP), Abby Peska (Treasurer), Alyson Piloff (Historian)
Meetings: Once a month in Room 227 during lunch
Remind: @qocal
Description: Come join the calligraphy club to learn calligraphy. We start out teaching you how to do calligraphy, and then throughout the year we will do fun projects & give back to the community.

QO Equestrian Club

Sponsor: Mrs. Combs
Officers: President- Caroline Green, Vice President- Alison Bohlin, Treasurer- Catherine Gilligan, Secretary- Sara Pattanaik
Meetings: Every other Friday, room 218
Remind: @QOEQ
Description: The Quince Orchard Equestrian Club participates in the InterSchool Horse Show series, has a volunteer partnership with Great and Small Therapeutic Riding Center, and engages in equine-related educational sessions. No horse experience is required to join the club!

QO Sexuality and Gender Alliance

Sponsor: Mrs. Nicholson
Meetings: Mondays at lunch in the media center workroom outside of Mrs. Nicholson’s office.
Remind: @QOSAGA22
Description: SAGA is a safe space/club where everyone is welcome to share their ideas and experiences. We strive to make QO a more inclusive place for all students, but especially LGBTQ+ students.

QO Stitches

Sponsor: Ms. Yu
Officers: Sophia Da Silva, Kai Judge, Maryn Beecher
Meetings: Fridays during the second half of lunch, twice a month (join our Remind to get the exact dates)
Remind: @qostitch
Description: Come crochet, knit, and/or sew with us! Bring any current projects you're working on and hang out with friends who also enjoy working with yarn and fabric. If you're new to these crafts, we'd love to teach you! We have some donated yarn that you can choose from and some knitting needles, and crochet hooks that you can borrow.

QO Theatre

Director: Mrs. Vogel and Producer: Mrs. Lee
Officers:President: Ela Green, VP of Activities: Fiona Bradford, VP Publicity: Hayden Polsky, VP Technology: Jack Campbell, Secretary: Felix Angelastro, Treasurer: Davis Kessler, Historian: Electing Fall 2021
Description: QO Theatre is an organization comprised of those interested in the theatrical arts. It functions as the producing body for at least 2 shows a year, with members not only performing in cast or pit orchestra, but also involved in such aspects as constructing and painting sets, making costumes, props, lights and sound, hair and makeup, and serving as the front house crew during performances, as well as many other areas of production. QO Theatre welcomes all new members to come and share their talents and knowledge. Website for more info and how to sign up: 

Follow on Twitter and Instagram @QOHSTheatre

QOHS Ski Club

Sponsor: Ms. Soykan
Officers: Co-Presidents - Tyler Miller and Jake Friedman, Vice-Presidents - Mia Soykan and Shayla Mendelsohn
Meetings: Lunch TBA
Remind: @qoski
Description: The QO ski club is a way for skiers and snowboarders to get together and plan ski trips that are not school related. We would also love to teach beginners how to ski and get them involved in the sport.

Random Acts of Kindness

Sponsor: Ms. Yang
Officers: Mia Paris, Samantha Shannon, Jade McCourt, and Johnny Neilson
Meetings: Once a month in Room 330
Remind: @qokindness
Our club works to spread kindness throughout the community through different events such as sending holiday cards to local hospitals, leaving message notes around the school, or participating in donations! Mrs. Yang is our sponsor and we meet about once a month in her room (330).

Save the Bees

Sponsor: Mrs. Garro
Meetings: Once a month in room 223


Sponsor: Mrs. Avalos & Mr. McMillen
President: Alisha Ong
Vice President: Dean Arnold
Treasurer: Matt Dirlam
Secretary: Mia Soykan
Historian: Camille Thomas
Representative: Noah Pinson
Meetings: TBD by calander events
Description: The Student Government Association is dedicated to voicing the concerns of the student body, and therefore resolve matters that affect the student body most.

Students in STEM

Sponsor: Ms. Hartz
Officers: Laurel Snow - President, Sara Pattanaik - Vice President, Caroline Axley - Treasurer, Patrick Barret - Publicity Officer
Room 338 every other Wednesday during lunch
Remind: @s-in-stem
This is a science experiment club. Members conduct experiments, learn how they work, and help teach elementary schoolers through online videos of club meetings. This a club where you can have fun and hang out with friends.

Tea Club

Sponsor:  Ms. Justilien   

Women in Engineering

Sponsor: Mrs. Adams
Officers:  TBA
Meetings: Monthly we meet on Wednesdays @ lunch in room 128 (subject to change, check the remind)
Remind: @wieatqo
Description: A club where QO students can learn about and be inspired by female engineers and their careers, educational path, and other accomplishments.  Members work together to discuss issues in Engineering, help each other with course work for the PLTW courses at QO, and attend Q&A sessions with local engineers.This club/organization is inclusive of all students regardless of sex or gender identity.

World Tours Club

Sponsor: Mr. Arora
Meetings: Meetings will be announced over the Remind
Officers: John Gueriguian, Ian Lee, and Kyle Wong
Remind: @qowrldtr
Description: The World Tours Club takes students on tours to different places all around the world! Virtual tours have the goal of spreading culture and general information about many diverse countries!


Sponsor: Ms. Eberhart-Bliss 
Editor-in-chief: Baile Beck
Business Manager: Dylan Eyester and Petar Kondic
Photo Editor: Amelia Winter
Public Relations Officer: Mariana Ruiz
Sports Editor: Grace Soler
Student Life Editors: Maya Elzarat and Liliana Zuniga
Coverage Editor: Ava Pinson and Gianna Linder

Copy Editor: Petar Kondic and Avi Levine
Design Editor: Mariana Ruiz and Elizabeth Winter
Description: The award-winning yearbook, Tracks, is published and produced by the yearbook class taught by Ms. Eberhart-Bliss. Tracks is published every year.

Young Democrats

Sponsor: Mr. Schuman
Officers: President - Sam Mercer
Remind: @youngdems4
Description: The Young Democrats Club is dedicated to political activism in the DC area, promoting a progressive view of local and national politics, including volunteering for local campaigns and attending issues-based rallies and events