Activities and Athletics
Girls and boys basketball try-outs begin November 13th
Tryouts for both boys and girls will
begin Nov 13th. Students who wish to tryout need to have all
necessary paperwork (Health Form, Medical Card, and Permission slip) by Nov 12th.
Parents and students who have any questions should contact either Mr. Davis
(boys coach) or Mr. Green (girls coach)
Medical Card for Athlete
Parent permission form
MCPS Permission Form
Pre-Participation Physical Evaluation Form
After-school activities begin Tuesday, September 24, 2013 and are scheduled on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 2:45-4:00p.m. Students hear about activities during morning announcements and lunches. There will be an activity fair Sept. 17th 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.
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. Class size is limited to 22 students. Tuesdays, Sponsor: Ms. Kozma, room 24.
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. Wednesdays, Sponsors: Ms. Kozma and 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. Laraia, computer lab.
Student Government Association (SGA): Involvement in activities that promote civic duty for the FMS community, such as canned food drive, fundraisers, and dances. 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. This club is starting at the end of September. Wednesdays, Sponsor: Ms. Lazarick, room 15.
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. This club is starting in October. Tuesdays, Sponsor: Ms. Lazarick, room 15.
Rec Extra's Board Game Club: Do you like hanging out with your friends playing games, chatting and eating? Well then, we have the club for you. Show up with your friends and with your snacks. Thursdays, Sept. 27th-Nov. 7th, Sponsor: Mrs. Ingram, room 19.
Rec Extra's Jewelry Design Club: Come join the Gimp/Friendship Bracelet Club and make your own bracelets. In this club you will learn how to design new projects using gimp. Trendy friendship bracelets will also be the attraction. Tuesdays, Sept. 24th-Nov. 5th, Sponsor: Mrs. Ingram, room 19.
Rec Extra's Tennis Club: Join your friends after school for a friendly game of tennis. Practice your tennis skills and improve your forehand. Tuesdays, Sept. 24- Nov. 5th, Sponsor: Mrs. Orzel.
Project Change: This club is for anyone who has the desire to give back and connect to our community. Students will gain a better understanding of Student Service Learning from multiply perspectives and get a first-hand look at volunteering. Tuesdays, start date to be determined, Sponsor: Mrs. Glass.
REC Extra's Blacktop Basketball: Spend time after school shooting hoops with your friends. Tuesdays, Oct. 22nd-Nov.12th, Sponsor: Mrs. Rose, room 7.
REC Extra Duct Tape Creations Club: Come enjoy being creative with duck tape. Thursdays, Oct. 24th-Dec. 19th, Sponsor: Mrs. Rose, room 7.
Novel Nails and Toes: Sit back, relax, and chat with your friends while painting you nails and toes! Come try out new colors and designs. Wednesdays, September 25th-Oct. 30th, Sponsor: Ms. Williams, room 7.
Computer Club: Improve your basic typing and computer skills learning new computer applications and programs. Students may also have the opportunity to complete homework on the computer. Thursdays, Sponsor: Ms. Barton, room 42.
Intramurals: The intramural program is an extension of the regular physical education instruction program and is designed to provide a variety of fun sports activities to accommodate different levels of skill and interests. The following activities are offered this fall: Capture the Flag (Tuesdays), Speedball and Ping-Pong (Wednesdays), and Kickball (Thursdays)
More Activities to Come...Stay Tuned
After-School Activities Contacts: Jazz Band, Rock Band, Chorus