FMS Available Clubs

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At Faribault Middle School, the following will be offered on Monday through Thursdays:

 

3D Printing

Are you an artist, a designer, an engineer, a scientist, an inventor, a tinker, a dreamer, a thinker, a maker, or a human being?  Then you have what it takes to join 3D Club.  In 3D Club, you will learn all about 3D printers and how they work.  You will use design software and design your own 3D printed items. You will find out what to do when the 3D printer breaks down or your 3D print fails.  You will work with other club members to solve problems and create cool things.  This club is six weeks long, only open to 20 students, and will meet Wednesdays from 3:00-4:30 starting on September 26.

Beginner Coding for Everyone

In this club we will get to create games, make animations and interactive applications using computer Coding.  Work to improve your STEM critical thinking skills together with digital art and sound creativity while exploring your own topics of interest using Scratch and other code platforms.  This will give you the chance to work individually or collaborate together with friends on chosen projects.  This program is only open to 20 students and will meet on Mondays/Wednesdays and Tuesdays/Thursdays from 3:00-4:30 starting on September 17.

Bike Works

Bike Works is an interactive and hands on club.  Students will learn how to change a flat tire and other basic mechanics of the bicycle, learn about local BMX and Mountain Bike clubs, bicycle safety, and take weekly group rides. This program is six weeks long, only open to 12 students, and will meet Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:00-4:30 starting September 17.

Cooking in Spanish

What could be more fun than learning about food?  Learning about food while cooking and learning a language - Spanish! Come create fun food and learn Spanish along the way!  This club will run on Mondays for 6 weeks.

Kids in Color!

“Dabbling in delight” best describes the afterschool painting club with Jeff Jarvis, a local artist. Students’ artistic literacy will rise as they are exposed to the art of famous artists each week. They will then emulate the styles of these artists in projects of their own. A variety of step-by-step techniques will be taught in watercolor and/or acrylic. In this club, we aim to capture student interest, let students develop their ideas and talents, and give them goals to work towards.

Outdoor Explorers

After a long day at school, who wants to sit around inside?  We'll take to the trails to become a junior naturalist in this club, getting up close with the different plants and animals that call Minnesota home.  We'll even take a field trip to River Bend Nature Center on the last day!

Pizza and Pages

Do you love to read?  Do love to eat pizza?  Pizza & Pages is an informal book club for student.  We meet on the 4th Wednesday on every month to discuss the books we are currently reading while eating pizza. 

Photography Club

If you like taking pictures, telling stories, or want to learn how to do both, this club is for you!  In Photography Club, you will learn about the basics while creating stories through your pictures.  This club will have two sections, one on Wednesdays and one on Thursdays.

TOP (Teen Outreach Program)

TOP is a safe place for students to build friendships, discuss life, and support healthy decision-making.  TOP seeks to help students understand their ability to make life-altering decisions in their daily lives.  TOP runs from 3:00-4:30 on Thursdays.  *Note: this club is only for Latino/a students.

UDraw2!

Experience the joy of drawing in classes with Jeff Jarvis, a local artist. Drawing is a fundamental life skill that encourages students to “see like an artist sees,” which can bring a new dimension to self-expression. In these after school classes, we aim to capture student’s interest, let students develop their ideas and talents, and give them goals to work towards. A variety of step-by-step drawing methods are taught using traditional supplies as well as using apps on electronic media.

Ukulele Club

Don’t know anything about reading music or have the cash to buy an instrument?  Want to try an instrument that’s easy to carry and fun to play? Curious to know what has four strings, costs about $40 and looks like a tiny guitar?  This club provides the free use of a ukulele and simple instruction to get you started playing your favorite songs in no time.  Each meeting will include information and instruction about ukulele playing, including history, strumming, playing chords, following a chord chart and fingerpicking. Ukuleles, tuners, and music will be provided during the meeting. Each meeting time will be made up of instruction and group practice.  The club meets from 3:00-4:00 on Tuesdays beginning September 18 for 6 weeks. There is only room for 10 students, so sign up fast!

Young Chefs

Do you love cooking and baking? Come cook with Carleton students and learn more the science behind making food!  In this class, you will make meals, snacks, and desserts that you can eat in class or take home.  

 

 

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