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 the first Monday of every month after school. Students may take the activity bus home at 4:10 p.m.
Advisor - Julie Collier
Art club will meet on most Mondays after school until 4:10 p.m. Students will work on various personal projects and service projects, as well as a school mural. The Art club is open to any student in grades 4-8. We will provide a list of dates to members.
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 a.m. to 8:25 a.m. For more information or to register, visit the Chess Emporium website.
Advisor - Adrienne Larsen
All FHMS students are invited to join the Drama club. No prior acting experience is required. Students will gain acting experience and perform in various school events. Meetings are twice a month on alternating Tuesdays after school from 3:10 to 4:10 p.m. in room 305 (Sept. 5 & 19; Oct. 3 & 24; Nov. 7 & 21; Dec. 5; Jan. 16 & 30; Feb. 13 & 27; Mar. 20; Apr. 3 & 17; May 1 & 15). The club fee is $20, and we require a signed parent permission slip. Please return permission slips and fees to Mrs. Beck.
Advisor - Adrienne Larsen
The Fashion club is open to all students who are interested in learning about fashion, design & illustration, and learning basic sewing skills. Meetings are twice a month on alternating Tuesdays after school from 3:10-4:10 p.m. in room 519 ( Aug. 29; Sept. 12 & 26; Oct 31; Nov. 14 & 28; Dec 12; Jan 9 & 23; Feb. 6 & 20; Mar. 6 & 27; Apr. 10 & 24; May 8 & 22). The club fee is $20 and a signed parent permission slip is required. Please return permission slips and fees to Mrs. Beck.
Homework Lab (Grades 4 & 5)
Advisor – Sue Hare
Be sure to take advantage of our homework lab. We meet every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday after school from 3:10 – 4:10 p.m. in the library. Students will receive a pass to ride the late bus. If you are being picked up, your ride must be in front of the school no later than 4:10 p.m. Please download permission slips from our website, or see Mrs. Beck in the front office. Students wishing to attend the lab must return a completed permission form to Ms. Hare.
Homework Lab (Grades 6-8)
Advisor - Tina Price
Homework lab meets every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday after school from 3:10 – 4:10 p.m. in room 307. Students will receive a pass to ride the late bus. If you are being picked up, your ride must be in front of the school no later than 4:10 p.m. Please download permission slips from our website, or see Mrs. Beck in the front office. Students wishing to attend the lab must return a completed permission form to Ms. Price.
National Junior Honor Society (Grades 6-8)
Advisor - Kelly Haarala
NJHS will meet at least two times per month. Meeting times and day TBA.
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 afternoons from 3:10 p.m. to 4:10 p.m. In addition, there will be two or three competitions on weekends. Students will need to uphold grades, behavior, attendance with active participation, and a positive attitude. We need parents for assistance at competitions.
Advisor - Mary McDonald
Running club is open to all FHMS students and meets Tuesday and Thursday mornings, 7:30 a.m. to 8:20 a.m. 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). We will include discussions of hydration, nutrition, running etiquette, and sportsmanship. We invite members to participate in the Fountain Hills Thanksgiving Turkey Trot and the Mountain to Fountain 5k races. Please return a signed permission form and $40 fee per semester.
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 3:20 p.m. 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 Fridays before school from 7:45 a.m. to 8:25 a.m.
Advisor – Toni Kelly
Stargazers club is open to seventh grade students attending AstroCamp. We will announce the meeting times and days once we finalize the information.
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.