Clubs and Programs
A quality education goes beyond putting pen to paper—it engages students in wholesome, worthwhile activities where they learn critical social protocols and life skills. A well-rounded education helps children succeed as they mature into confident and well-adjusted teens.
Above That Club
Advisor - Patti Schultz
The purpose of Above That club is to educate and inspire students to stay away from negative influences. All FHMS students are welcome to join. This free club is all about having fun in a positive environment free of negative influences. We meet one Monday each month after school. Students may take the activity bus home at 4:10 p.m.
Builders Club / K-Kids
Advisor - Marcia Hoenle
Sponsored by the Noon Kiwanis club, the purpose of Builders club is to teach leadership, friendship, and working together on projects. Learning to give back to family, school, and community are also of the utmost importance. We meet the first and third Wednesday of each month for one hour after school. See Mrs. Beck for more information.
Chess club, sponsored by Chess Emporium, meets Thursday mornings before school from 7:25 to 8:25 a.m. For more information or to register, visit the Chess Emporium website.
Advisor - Adrienne Larsen
The Fashion club is open to all students who are interested in learning about fashion, design & illustration, basic sewing skills, and much more! Members will also participate in two service projects and one optional fashion show. Meetings are every Thursday after school in the art room. The club fee is $20 and a signed parent permission slip is required. Permission slips are available at the front office.
Homework Lab (Grades 4 - 8)
Advisor - Victoria Korishev
Be sure to take advantage of our homework lab. We meet every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday after school from 3:10 to 4:10 p.m. in the library. Students may ride the late/activity bus, and car riders must be picked up in front of the school at 4:10 p.m. Permission slips are available in the front office or can be downloaded from our website. Students wishing to attend the homework lab must return a completed permission form to the front office.
Advisor - Amy Laughlin
Choir meets Mondays after school and is open to all students in grades 4–8.
Guitar Club meets Tuesdays after school and is open to all students in grades 4–8.
Jazz Band meets Thursdays after school and is open to band students in grades 6–8.
Percussion Club meets Fridays after school and is open to all students in grades 4–8.
National Junior Honor Society (Grades 6-8)
Advisor - Kelly Haarala
NJHS will meet at least two times per month. Meeting times and day to be announced.
Advisor - Mary McDonald
Running Club is open to all FHMS students and meets on Wednesday and Friday mornings before school. Students will learn warm-ups, stretches, and will run progressively longer distances, building up to running at least a mile up to 3.1 miles (5k). Discussion of hydration, nutrition, running etiquette, and sportsmanship will be included. Members will be invited to participate in the Fountain Hills Thanksgiving Turkey Trot and the Mountain to Fountain 5k races. Signed permission form and $50 fee per semester are needed.
We offer two Spanish clubs at FHMS, both of which are open to students in grades 4-8. Spanish for beginners meets every Tuesday and Thursday after school from 3:15 to 4:00 p.m. This class is for students with no prior Spanish knowledge or skills. The second Spanish club is for students with prior Spanish knowledge or language skills. This club meets on Mondays and Wednesdays before school from 7:40 to 8:25 a.m.
Advisor - Toni Kelly
Stargazers club is open to seventh grade students attending AstroCamp. Meeting times and days to be announced.
Student Government (Grades 6-8)
Advisor - Amanda Baca
Student government will meet at least two times a month. We will announce the meeting times and days once we finalize the information.
VEX IQ Robotics Club
Advisors - Mary McDonald and Ivy Violette
This club is open to fourth through eighth grade students interested in building robots and competing against other teams. Meetings will be on Tuesday and Thursday mornings before school, as well as two to three competitions on weekends. Students will need to uphold grades, behavior, attendance with active participation, and a positive attitude. Parents are needed for assistance at competitions.
Advisor - Ty Legg
Do you like to take photos and record memories? Would you like to learn how to bring a yearbook page to life with desktop publishing? If you would like to try both of these things, yearbook club may be the place for you! Yearbook club is open to all FHMS students and meets every Tuesday after school from 3:10 to 4:10 p.m. in Mr. Legg’s room. Permission slips are available in the front office.