FMS CLUBS HOMEPAGE
Below is a review of the clubs and the teacher sponsors for Fairhope Middle School. Students are encouraged to get involved!
FAIRHOPE MIDDLE SCHOOL CLUBSFEC (Friends of Exceptional Children Club)- "Project Outreach"
Sponsor: Mrs. Joann Beuthe
This club is open to all students who have the desire to help our handicapped students by offering friendship and support. Members are involved in school activities with the students as well as community events like the Special Olympics. The club meets monthly.FIRST PRIORITY
Sponsor: Mr. Mykel Williams
First Priority is a non-denominational gathering of students leading in prayer and bible study. They meet every Wednesday morning before school in the Library Loft. There is not “membership” and everyone is welcome to attend.NATIONAL JUNIOR HONOR SOCIETY
Sponsors: Mrs. Melody Early, Mrs. Erica Lee, and Mrs. Jamie Jones
Students must be in 7th or 8th grade to qualify. Qualifications include an overall 3.5 GPA with no discipline record. In addition to scholarship, students must also demonstrate character, leadership, service and citizenship attributes. If students have met the academic requirement and have no discipline record, the faculty then votes on membership.PEER HELPERS
Sponsor: Mrs. Kathryn Doyle and Mrs. Chesley Bowling
There are 15-25 eighth grade Peer Helpers. Peer Helpers are chosen based upon completed applications, 3 teacher recommendations, a screening process by the Counselors, and required interviews for selected students. Peer Helpers may be involved in peer tutoring and mentoring. Peer Helpers are chosen in April/May each year, and are trained in August/September. Peer Helpers meet weekly during the school year. The Peer Helper Program is funded by the Jennifer Claire Moore Foundation.SCHOLAR'S BOWL
Sponsor: Mrs. Karen Bartl and Mrs. June Evans
The Fairhope Middle Scholar’s Bowl Team competes in both Baldwin and Mobile Counties against other Middle Schools answering questions on all topics of knowledge. Students “audition” to join the team the second week of the school year by taking a test of trivia type questions. The 2010/2011 team earned the opportunity to compete at both the County and State level. The 2011/2012 team won first place at the University of South Alabama Super Tournament – competing against teams from Mobile, Baldwin and Escambia Counties. The team brought home three trophies, numerous medals, a $1000 check, and $100 for each team member. The 2013/2014 Scholar’s Bowl team won second place in the Baldwin County Middle School Tournament. The 2014/2015 and 2016/2017 Scholar's Bowl teams won the County Championship!SCIENCE CLUB
Sponsor: Mrs. Janice Kinard
Science Club is open to all 7th and 8th graders in good standing (students with behavior issues need not apply!) The cost is $15 for the entire year. The club meets once a month during the school year. Listen for the announcements in September, and pick up an application.
Kiwanis Builder's Club
Sponsors: Mrs. Ashley Lathan and Coach Lee (Donna) Earnest
WHAT WE STAND FOR
•Motto: Building leaders
•Vision: To develop competent, capable, caring leaders through the vehicle of service.ARCHERY CLUBSponsor: Coach John HardmanArchery is a great way to be with friends and learn a new sport that’s as old as history itself. Whether your goal is to relax with a fun archery game, or develop skills to excel in competition, archery has it all. The Archery Club meets weekly and participates in competitions in the spring. 7th/8th grade boys and girls are welcome, and the fee is $25. This fee includes a t-shirt and the cost of arrows. The Archery team does require a tryout and selection process.FCA- FELLOWSHIP OF CHRISTIAN ATHLETESSponsor: Coach John HardmanThe Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) is an an interdenominational Christian sports ministry whose mission is to see the world impacted through the influence of athletes and coaches. The Fairhope Middle School FCA meets on Tuesdays at 7:15 am in the FACS LAB.FBLA- Future Business Leaders of AmericaSponsor: Mr. Terry Norris
What is FBLA? FBLA stands for Future Business Leaders of America.
It is a professional student organization that is available in a majority of schools across America.
FBLA has three main aspects:
Social- We get to know each other and have lots of fun
Professional- We learn new things about business, attend conferences, and work on job skills.
Community Service- We give back to the community that has given us so much.
What does FBLA do?
SGA- Student Government AssociationSponsors: Mrs. Mary K. Bishop, Mrs. Amanda Cushman, and Mrs. Monica Yang
- Promote competent, aggressive business leadership.
- Understand American business enterprise
- Establish career goals.
- Encourage scholarship.
- Promote sound financial management.
- Develop character and self-confidence.
- Facilitate transition from school to work.
The Fairhope Middle School Student Government (SGA) is a voice for students' academic and social interests. The SGA representatives serve as a liaison between the students, teachers, and administrators at Fairhope Middle School. Homerooms vote for their SGA representative, and meetings are held after school.Coding ClubSponsor: Mr. Justin ParmerThe Fairhope Middle School Coding Club is a club of 8th grade students who are enrolled in an Algebra I or higher Math class and are interested in understanding and applying computer science concepts, learning how to code, and writing code to solve problems. No previous coding experience is required. Students learn the Python programming language to create programs that teach the basics of computer coding.