2016-17 Activity Bus Routes/Areas & Cross Reference
2016-17 Extracurricular Activity Fee Remittance Form
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.
2016-2017 Sports Schedule - Please note about the location changes. ALL HOME teams for Softball will play at Sherwood HS
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
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
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 Wed.,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 Thursdays, Sponsor: Ms. Wallace
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 - Thursdays, Sponsor - Mr. Green
Intramural Basketball - Tuesdays, Sponsor Mr. Thompson
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: