Ford Middle School List of Clubs and Organizations
The following clubs have been available to Ford Students. Each year different clubs become available as new teachers with special interests volunteer to sponsor them. Please be available to pick up your child after a club meeting or activity is over.
Anime Club – Shelley Meyers - Anyone interested in Japanese Animation (Anime) is welcome to attend our meetings. We get together every other week in Ms. Meyers' art room to share books, drawings, games, and make new friends with people who have these same interests. We are working on a website for the club. We bring in guest speakers, we discuss books and films, and we organize outings to the Allen Public Library to attend workshops. Come meet your friends and make new ones in the Anime Club! Meetings are every other Wednesday in room G104 from 3:35 - 4:30 pm.
DOLLS – Angela Moffett - DOLLS is an after school club lead by 8th grade girls. While the club consists of a large majority of girls, anyone is welcome to join us. At our weekly meetings on Monday after school, we start off with praise and worship, listen to an inspiring devotional given by our two chaplains, and finish off with the business. During "business" we discuss all the upcoming events we have planned such as A Night of Thanks, Sisterhood, volunteering opportunities, and our annual "Sleepover". Our club has over 75 members and we are constantly growing. DOLLS meets every Monday from 3:35 - 4:45.
|FCA – Bridget Dill - FCA is the largest interdenominational, school- based, Christian sports ministry in America. FCA focuses on serving local communities by equipping, empowering and encouraging people to make a difference for Christ. Meetings are every Wednesday in B109 from 7:50 - 8:20 am.|
Lab Assistants – Linda Burdette - The Lab Assistants Organization focuses on the development of students’ leadership and responsibility skills. These skills will prepare you for many of the problems and/or projects you may be faced with during the course of your life. There are requirements and obligations that students accept with membership. An application is required for membership. Although there is a monthly meeting, Lab Assistants help teachers in the building at different times according to the need.
NJHS – Donna Laster - NJHS is a nationally-recognized organization. Students who have been at FMS for at least one semester and who have maintained a 93 gpa and good conduct are eligible for membership. In this student-centered organization, members participate individually and in large group service projects designed to support either their school or community. Examples include dances, parades, teacher-appreciation events, tutoring assistants, elementary school ambassadors, adopt-a-highway events….to name a few service opportunities! NJHS meets occasionally during the school day. Service hours are earned on a varying schedule.
Sewing/Quilting Club – Linda Grimes, Mary Claire March and Patty Voga - Sewing/Quilting Club is a club to learn the age old craft of quilting and basic sewing. Sewing/Quilting has been a craft used first to provide warm blankets for families and today it is a hobby for enjoyment. Students learn the basics of this craft by using their hands and sewing machines to piece together small pieces of material into a wonderful quilt. Meetings are every Monday from 3:40 - 4:30 pm in A101.
Guitar Club - Meets every Tuesday before and after school.
UIL/TMSCA Teams - Saturday competitions for general science, general math, number sense, and calculator. Students practice before and after school to prepare for competitions. Most meets are in the spring semester. Those that qualify will compete in San Antonio in April. UIL Coaches: Coach Kiser, Mrs. Slicker, or Ms. Morse See the webpage for more details.