Activities

 2016-17 Activity Bus Routes/Areas & Cross Reference

 2016-17 Extracurricular Activity Fee Remittance Form  

Athletics

Boys and girls basketball tryouts begin on Tuesday, November 15th and then on the 16th , 17th and 22nd if needed. All students must have all of the forms below completed in order to tryout prior to November 11th. There is an activity bus provided for those days.

 2016-17 Sports Schedule 

Concussion Prevention- highly recommended resource for all players and parents    

 FMS medical form   

 MCPS Permission Form Permission slip 

 Pre-Participation Physical Evaluation Form Health form

 After-school activities 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. Activities fill up quickly and there can be waitlists, so please return the permission slips to the sponsors ASAP.  Parents, please check the website for updates. Activity buses are provided each day and leave school at 4:25 p.m.  Bus routes are different from the regular routes and are posted on the FMS website. 

Club Descriptions       

RecXtra’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. Starting January 2017 Sponsor: Mr. Johns, Band Room

RecXtra’s Guitar Club: Learn to play the guitar or improve your guitar skills! Starting October. Sponsor Mr. Johns, Band Room—Wednesdays, September 21st to May 17th     

RecXtra’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, September 29th through May 18th Sponsors:  Mrs. Orzel, room 015  FULL 

RecXtra’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.  Wednesdays, September 21, 28, October 5, 19, 26, November 2 & 9. Last Day is November 15th. Sponsor: MCTEF provided sponsor Meet on Tennis Courts  FULL 

RecXtra’s Art Club: Come let your creativity fly!  If you are into art and want a place where you can come share your creativity while having fun with your friends, then this is the place for you! Wednesdays 2x a month October 5th & 19th, November 2nd & 16th, December 7th & 21st Sponsor: Ms. Morris room 127 

RecXtra’s POMS: Do you love to dance? Do you love gymnastics? Interested in learning basic Poms skills and techniques? Then join Rec Extra’s Poms!  This exciting new club will meet to learn basic routines to perform at a variety of school events. Beginning on Wednesday November 2nd. Sponsor: Ms. Laraia, meet in the gym. 

RecXtra’s Ping-Ping: Beginning Tuesday, Nov.15th, Sponsor: Mr. Ingram

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 Wednesdays starting Sept 27th, Sponsor: Ms. Williams, room 029 DAILY DROP IS ALLOWED 

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 Festival at Sherwood High School in December, and on the Music department trip in May. Sponsor: Mr. Johns, Band Room—Tuesdays and Thursdays   

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 beginning of October on Wednesdays. 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, Thursdays (twice a month—dates to be determined), Sponsor: Mrs. Wallace, Starting September 29th in room 029 FULL 

Cursive Club: Come learn the lost art of cursive writing!  This club offers students the ability to learn this important life-skill while enjoying the company of their friends! Starting October 5th through December 21st Wednesdays, Sponsor: Ms. Cashin room 009 

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, 10/4, 10/18, 11/1, 11/22, 12/6, 12/20, 1/10, 1/24, 2/7, 2/21, 3/7, 3/21, 4/4, 4/27

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: Basketball - Last days are Tuesday & Thursday, Nov. 15 & 17 (Mr. Thompson—Tuesdays) (Ms. Williams--Thursdays), Kickball (Mr. Green—Thursdays--FULL.  More programs will be added throughout the year.   

More Activities to Come…   

If you have any questions, please contact Laurie Rose, Kristin Rhone (After School Activities Coordinators) or Sandy Orzel (Intramural Coordinator).  

After-School Activities Contacts:  

 Laurie_E_Rose@mcpsmd.org

 Kristin_M_Rhone@mcpsmd.org

 Sandra_L_Orzel@mcpsmd.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                           

 

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