Activities

After-School Activity Bus Routes 

 

Club Descriptions

After-school activities begin Tuesday, September 26th and are scheduled on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 3:10 - 4:20 p.m.  Students hear about activities during morning announcements and lunches in case there are changes to any of the programs for the day.  Parents, please check the website for updates. Activity buses are provided each day and leave school at 4:30 p.m.  Bus routes are different from the regular routes and are posted above.  

  • RecXtra’s Music Club: Do you enjoy music?  Interested in experiencing a variety of different instruments?  Then come join RecXtra’s Music Club!  This will be a casual place for students to gather to make music, talk about music and/or listen to music. Tuesdays: October 3 to Dec. 19th. Sponsor Mr. Johns, Band Room
  • RecXtra’s Leo Club: This club is full. Students with an interest in community service are welcome.  The Lions Club established the club in an effort to bring youth into community service through their school.  The club is dedicated to helping the community by engaging students in various community service projects.  Students will receive student service learning hours for participating in projects.  Wednesdays, September 27th through May 16th Sponsors:  Mrs. Orzel, room 135   
  • RecXtra’s Nature Club: All are invited to this club where students will explore and discover their love of nature.  Through various activities, students will have the opportunity to embrace the great outdoors and learn more about the world that’s outside our school doors! Tuesdays: Sept 26th through Dec. 19th. Sponsor: Ms. Doermann, room 015 
  • Computer Club/Homework Club: Improve your basic typing and computer skills while learning new computer applications and programs or play school appropriate computer games independently or with friends. Students will also have the opportunity to complete homework assignments on the computer. Tuesdays and Thursdays starting Sept 26th, Sponsors: Ms. Williams (Tuesdays) and Ms. DeYoung (Thursdays) room 029 
  • Jazz Band: This club will resume in January of 2018.  
  • Student Government Association (SGA):  Involvement in activities that promote civic duty for the FMS community, such as canned food drive, fundraisers, and dance.  An election by peers to represent students in SGA takes place early fall in world studies classes.  Student members may attend meetings outside FMS.   An application is required for students not already elected as delegates.  Application forms are available in the main hall.  Starting Wednesday September 27th—meeting 2x a month. Sponsor: Mrs. Broadwater and Room 003 
  • Yearbook:  Students interested in creating the annual Farquhar yearbook assist with designing layouts, taking pictures, coming up with creative ideas, and advertising the yearbook sale.  Starting in September—Wednesdays,10/4, 10/18, 11/1, 11/15, 11/29, 12/6, 12/13, 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 4/4, 5,30 Sponsor: Mrs. Herring Starting Wednesday September 27th in room 029 **Application Required 
  • Math Team: Are you fantastic at math?  Want to show off your skills? Then come join the Math Team!! The Math Team will meet weekly after school to prepare for math competitions.  We will participate in four county competitions at other local middle schools. Starting Wednesday September 27th.  Sponsor: Ms. Doermann.  Meeting in room 015  
  •  Project Change: This club is for anyone who has the desire to give back and connect to our community.  Ensure you have a voice and play a significant role in making our community the best it can be! Students gain a better understanding of Student Service Learning from multiple perspectives and get a first-hand look at volunteering. Sponsor: Ms. Johnson, Tuesdays twice a month, starting 09/26,10/10, 10/24,11/7,11/21,12/5,12/19,1/9,1/23,2/6,2/20,3/6,3/20,4/10,4/24 
  • RecXtra Ping-Pong: Begins on Thursday, November 16th. Sponsor: Mr. Ingram
  • RecXtra Board Games & Chess: Begins on Tuesday, November 28. Sponsor: Mr. Ingram
  • Intramurals:  The intramural program is designed to provide a variety of interesting, diverse, and challenging sports activities to accommodate differing levels of needs, skill, readiness, and interests.  The following activities are offered this fall:  
  • POMS (Ms. Williams—Wednesdays) More programs will be added throughout the year.                                            

More Activities to Come… 

We have many more activities that will run throughout the year.  Watch the school website for updates!  Below are a few activities coming soon.   

After-School Activities Contacts:         

 Laurie_E_Rose@mcpsmd.org  

 Kristin_M_Rhone@mcpsmd.org   

 Sandra_L_Orzel@mcpsmd.org   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                           

 

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