Activities and Athletics

        Extracurricular Activity Fee Form 

Athletics

 Sports Schedule 2014-2015 

Softball and Cross Country Try-Out Information 

  Medical Card for Athlete

Concussion Prevention- highly recommended resource for all players and parents 

 

 MCPS Permission Form Permission slip 

 Pre-Participation Physical Evaluation Form Health form

 

Clubs 

After-school activities begin Tuesday, September 16th and are scheduled on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 2:45-4:00 p.m.  Students hear about activities during morning announcements and lunches in case there are any changes to any of the programs for the day.  There will be an activity fair Sept. 9th during 7th period where students will be encouraged to pick up permission slips for after school activities.  The activity posters will also be available for parent viewing at Back to School Night.  Parents, please check the website for updates. Activity buses are provided each day and leave school at 4:15 p.m.  Bus routes are different from the regular routes and are posted on the FMS website. After-School Activities Begin September 16th! 

Club Descriptions 

 

Homework Club:  Students who desire help with academic homework assignments or to those who would like a quiet setting to complete their homework.  Students must come with homework. Tuesdays (starting mid-October), Sponson:  Ms. Laria, room 22 

 

Homework Club:  Students who desire help with academic homework assignments or to those who would like a quiet setting to complete their homework.  Students must come with homework. Thursdays September to May, Sponsor:  Ms. Marenah, room 3 

 

Math on Call:  Students who desire help with Math assignments or to those who would like a quiet setting to complete their homework.  Students must come with work. Wednesdays September to May, Sponsor:  Ms. Marenah, room 3 

 

Jazz Band: An Extra-curricular music ensemble for instrumentalists that will explore all sub-genres of Jazz (Blues, Swing, Bebop etc.)  The group will either be one ensemble that meets on Thursdays.  The Jazz ensembles may perform in the winter and spring concerts, as well as at the MCPS Jazz Fesival at Sherwood High School in December, and on the Music department trip in May. Thursdays, Sponsor: Mr. Johns, Band Room 

 

REC Extra’s Rock Band: For Guitarists, Bass Guitarists, Drummers, Piano Players, and Singers.  The Rock band will explore many facets of the rock and pop genres of the past 50 years.  Students will be divided into like-ability rock groups that will practice and perform together. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, Sponsor: Mr. Johns, Band Room  

 

REC Extra’s Leo Club:  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, Sponsors:  Mrs. Orzel, media center 

 

School Newspaper:  For students interested in writing and reporting.  Students should be able to accept an assignment and complete it within a time frame.  The newspaper staff generates articles, gathers student opinions, offers advice, and generally writes about topics of interest to middle school students.  Articles and graphics are assembled in a printed newspaper each marking period and distributed to the student body. Wednesdays, Sponsor:  Ms. Chaney, room 12   

 

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 end of September--Tuesdays, Sponsor:  Ms. Cook, room TBD 

 

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 October--Wednesdays, Sponsor: Ms. Carroll, room TBD 

 

REC Extra’s Tennis Club: Join your friends after school for a friendly game of tennis! Practice your tennis skills and improve your abilities with this awesome opportunity.  Tuesdays, September 24th through November 5th.  Sponsor: Mrs. Orzel, meet in room 7  

 

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. Tuesdays, Oct. 14, Oct. 28, Nov. 18, Dec. 2, Dec. 16, Jan. 27, Feb. 27, March 10, March 24, April 14, April 28 Sponsor: Ms. Johnson, room 2  

 

Novel Nails and Toes: Sit back, relax, and chat with your friends while painting your nails and toes! Enroll in the Fabulous Fingers and Toes club and each week you will be able to paint your nails with your friends.  Come try out new colors and designs! Join in the fun before the warm weather is gone. Tuesdays, Sept. through Oct., Sponsor: Ms. Williams, Room 7  

 

Computer Club: Improve your basic typing and computer skills while learning new computer applications and programs.  Students will also have the opportunity to complete homework assignments on the computer. Thursdays, Sponsor: Ms. Williams, room 42  

 

Intramurals/REC Extra Sports:  The intramural program and the REC Extra program are 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: Capture the Flag/Quidditch (Tuesdays), Speedball (Wednesdays), Ping-Pong TBD, Kickball (Thursdays), REC Extra’s Flag Football (Tuesdays and Wednesdays starting in late October).  More programs will be added throughout the year.    

 More Activities to Come…  

 Club and Intramural begin:  Tuesday September 16th.  Activities are limited and fill up quickly.  

 If you have any questions, please contact Laurie Rose, Patricia Tyler (After School Activities Coordinators) or Matt Green (Intramural Director)  

 

After-School Activities Contacts:   

 Laurie_E_Rose@mcpsmd.org  

 Patricia_Tyler@mcpsmd.org  

 Matthew_D_Green@mcpsmd.org  

 

   

 

 

 

                                                                                         

 

 

 
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