Activities

After-School Activity Bus Routes

 Activity Bus/Regular Bus Cross Reference as of Jan., 2019

Activity Bus Routes

Club Descriptions

After-school activities begin Tuesday, October 2, 2018 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. After-school activities end May 16, 2019.

RecXtra’s Leo Club: 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. Begins Wednesday, October 3 through May 16. Sponsors: Mrs. Orzel and Mrs. DeYoung 

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. Sign ups will take place the day before in the cafeteria. If space is available on that day, more students may attend. Phone use is strictly prohibited. It will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting on October 2. Sponsors: Ms. Williams (Tuesdays) and Mrs. DeYoung (Thursdays)

Jazz Band: This club will explore all sub-genres of Jazz (Blues, Swing, Bebob ect.) The group will 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 SHS. Thursday, twice a month. Sponsor: Mr. Johns, band room. The schedule will change in January of 2019.

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. Starts October 16, Oct. 26 (6 -10 p.m.), Oct. 30, Nov. 27, Dec. 4, Dec. 18, Jan. 8, Jan. 22, Feb. 5, Feb. 19, March 5, March 19, April 2, April 23, May 7, May 21. Schedule will be provided to students. Sponsor: Mrs. Broadwater rm 003

Yearbook:  CLUB IS FULL Students interested in creating the annual Farquhar yearbook assist with designing layouts, taking pictures, coming up with creative ideas, and advertising the yearbook sale. 2019 Dates: 1/8, 1/15, 1/22, 1/29,2/5, 212, 2/19, 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/9 Sponsor: Mrs. Gramkow ** 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. Starts Wed., October 3 Sponsor: Mrs. Maloney 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. Dates are: 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30, 11/27, 12/4, 12/11, 12/18, 1,8, 1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/19, 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/9, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14. A schedule will be given with exact dates. Sponsor: Mrs. Glass room 220                       

RecXtra's Board Games: Begins Thursday, November 15 - May 16, 2019. Sponsor: Mr. Ingram

RECXTRA'S Exploring Music Club: Tuesdays, January 22 - May 14, 2019. This is a casual place for students to gather to experience new instruments, talk about music/listen to music. Sponsor: Mr. Johns

RECXTRA'S Learn 2 Film Club: Learn how to shoot/edit and put video to a story from your script and other creative works. Thursdays from February 21-April 11, 2019. 

RECXTRA Boxing Fitness: Tues/Thursdays, 3/5,3/7,3/12,3/14,3/19,3/21,3/26,3/28

RECXTRA Dungeons & Dragons Club, 3/27, 4/10, 5/8, 5/15 

Volleyball Club: 3/6,3/13,3/20,3/27,4/10,5/8,5/16 Sponsor: Mrs. Hallmark & Mrs. Manion

Intramurals: The intramurals program is designed to provide a variety of interesting and challenging sports activities to accommodate different levels of needs, skill and interests. The following activities are offered this fall: POMS (Ms. Williams - Wednesdays)

After-School Activities Contacts:         

Laurie_E_Rose@mcpsmd.org

Sandra_L_Orzel@mcpsmd.org

Patricia_Tyler@mcpsmd.org  

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                           

 

 

 

 

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