Activities

 2016-17 Activity Bus Routes/Areas & Cross Reference

 2016-17 Extracurricular Activity Fee Remittance Form  

Athletics

Girls softball and Cross Country tryouts begin Wednesday, September 14th.  Boys softball tryouts begin Wednesday September 14th. All students must have all of the forms below completed in order to tryout.  Practices will be held at Sherwood High, Farquhar will provide bus transportation to Sherwood. Students should be picked up between 4:15 and 4:30 p.m., there will not be activity buses for practices or games. 

 2016-2017 Sports Schedule - Please note about the location changes. ALL HOME teams for Softball will play at Sherwood HS

 2016-17 Sports Schedule
 2016 Fall Cross Country & Softball Letter  Please note that try-outs for fall sports begin Wednesday, Sept. 14th.

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 begin Wednesday, September 21st and are scheduled on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 3:10—4:15 p.m.  Students hear about activities during morning announcements and lunches in case there are changes to any of the programs for the day.  There will be an activity fair Sept. 13th during 7th period where students will be encouraged to pick up permission slips for after school activities.  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. After-School Activities Begin September 21st!  

      2016-2017 Clubs 

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 starting September 27, Sponsor: Ms. Williams, room 029

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. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Sponsor: Mr. Johns. This will begin on October 4, 2016.

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. Starting January 2017: Mr. Johns, Band Room

REC Extra’s Guitar Club: Learn to play the guitar or improve your guitar skills! Starting in October, Wednesdays, September 21 - May 17, 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,September 29 - May 18, Sponsor: Ms. Orzel, Rm 015 

REC Extra's Tennis Club: Join your friends after school for a friendly game of tennis. Wednesdays, September 21, 28, October 5, 19, 26, November 2,9, Sponsor: MCTEF provided sponsor, meet on the tennis courts

REC Extra'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, October 5,19, November 2,16, December 7,21 Sponsor: Ms. Morris room 127 

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.  

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 in mid October on Wednesdays, Sponsor: Mrs.Broadwater, 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 October on Tuesdays, Sponsor: TBD

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/Yes Club: 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, 10/4, 10/8, 11/1, 11/22, 12/6, 12/20, 1/10, 1/24, 2/7, 2/21, 3/21, 4/4, 4/27 

Kickball is currently on hold until further notice.

Basketball will begin Thursday, September 29th.

 

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 (Ms. Williams--Thursdays), Kickball (Mr. Green--Thursdays).  More programs will be added throughout the year. 

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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