Activities

After-School Activity Bus Routes 

 

Club Descriptions

After-school activities begin Tuesday, September 26th and 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.  Parents, please check the website for updates. Activity buses are provided each day and leave school at 4:30 p.m.  Bus routes are different from the regular routes and are posted above.  

  • RecXtra’s Exploring Music Club: Ended for the school year.
  • RecXtra’s Leo Club: This club is full. 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 27th through May 16th Sponsors:  Mrs. Orzel, room 135 
  • Computer Club/Homework Club:

    HW Club is an extra-curricular activity offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays after-school.  It is designed to give students an opportunity to complete homework in a peer-group setting.  Lately, we have had a huge turnout and some discipline issues.  Therefore, there will be a change in how students can participate in this activity. We will have a sign-up process implemented for HW Club starting Thursday, January 18thIn order to attend HW Club, students must sign up the day before at lunch.  So, in order to stay after-school for HW Club on Tuesdays, students will sign up on Mondays and in order to stay after-school for HW Club on Thursdays, students will sign up Wednesdays.  The sign-ups will take place at lunch in the cafeteria.  There will be a total of 24 spots available for sign-up; eight spots per grade level.  Students must come with HW and are required to follow directions of the supervising adult.  Please contact Ms. Laurie Rose with any questions.

  • Jazz Band: Ended for the school year.

  • 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 Wednesday September 27th—meeting 2x a month. 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—Wednesdays,10/4, 10/18, 11/1, 11/15, 11/29, 12/6, 12/13, 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 4/4, 5,30 Sponsor: Mrs. Herring Starting Wednesday September 27th in room 029 **Application Required  
  • Math Team: Are you fantastic at math?  Want to show off your skills? Then come join the Math Team!! The Math Team will meet weekly after school to prepare for math competitions.  We will participate in four county competitions at other local middle schools. Starting Wednesday September 27th.  Sponsor: Ms. Doermann.  Meeting in room 015  
  • 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, starting 09/26,10/10, 10/24,11/7,11/21,12/5,12/19,1/9,1/23,2/6,2/20,3/6,3/20,4/10,4/24  
  • RecXtra Natures Club: Begins Tuesdays, April 3, 10,17,24 May 1,8,15. Sponsor: Ms. Doermann
  • RecXtra Tennis: Begins Thursdays, April 5, April 12, April 19. May 3,10,17
  • RecXtra Ping-Pong: Begins on Thursday, November 16th - May 17. Sponsor: Mr. Ingram
  • RecXtra Board Games & Chess: Begins on Tuesday, November 28 - May 15. Sponsor: Mr. Ingram
  • Wyld Wednesday's last day is April 25, 2018.
  • Intramurals:  Blacktop Basketball begins on Thursdays, April 5.
  • POMS (Ms. Williams—Wednesdays) More programs will be added throughout the year.                                            

More Activities to Come… 

We have many more activities that will run throughout the year.  Watch the school website for updates!  Below are a few activities coming soon.   

After-School Activities Contacts:         

 Laurie_E_Rose@mcpsmd.org  

 Kristin_M_Rhone@mcpsmd.org   

 Sandra_L_Orzel@mcpsmd.org   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                           

 

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