After School Enrichment: Furnace Brook Middle school offers After School Enrichment classes to all students. This is an opportunity for our students to engage in a fun learning activity after school. – one that will spark their creativity or outside interests. All classes are taught by CORI’d adults, knowledgeable in their subject matter. Classes run for six weeks and are held in Wednesday from 2:25-3:25 at Furnace Brook Middle School.
Babysitting Club: Babysitting Training for Kids for FBMS students grades 6-8 run through the Rec Department. Program runs on Mondays, after school (2:25-3-25), Course includes basic first aid, safety precautions, age- appropriate activities, parental expectations, babysitting as a business, role playing, interviewing and more! Workbook and snack included.
Cross Country & Track and Field: FBMS Cross-Country & Track and Field are open to all FBMS students. Students learn about these great sports while competing against other middle school teams at the local and regional level. Cross Country offers a full fall season and Track and Field takes place in the spring.
Drama: FBMS's Drama Club produces two shows a year: a musical, and a one-act, that we bring to a state wide competition. We offer a Technical Theater program where students learn all aspects of sets, lights, sound and props. Everyone is welcome! Website: https://fbmsdramaclub.wordpress.com/
Eight Grade Advisory: The Eighth Grade Advisory is led by two eighth grade teachers. Working with eighth grade Student Council members, the team uses student input to plan events and fundraisers for the eighth grade, including the culminating Class Night dance at the end of the year.
Furnace Brook Builders: The Builders Club meets one Wednesday per month from 2:20 PM-3:20 PM in the school café on a late bus day. Our meetings include a social activity and a planning session to plan service projects and activities to promote the six lessons taught in Peace Builders (praise people, give up put-downs, seek wise people, notice hurts, right wrongs and help others.) The Builders Club is a great opportunity to get involved, make new friends, and help our community.
Jazz Band: Under the direction of Mr. Brenner, this offering is for students who would like to audition to perform in our select Jazz club. Interested students should please see Mr. Brenner for details.
Literary Magazine: The staff of FBMS Originals meets every Wednesday after school and plans to have its first edition of the magazine published in April. Anyone is welcome to join; you can join if you are interested in writing or art and want to submit your own original work(s), or you can just join as a member of the publishing team. Submission accepted for writing include short stories, poems, book reviews, song lyrics, or vignettes. Any piece of art that is original or school-appropriate will be accepted (including 2 or 3D).
Student Council: The student council helps share students' ideas, interests, and concerns with teachers and school principals. The representative body is composed of students chosen by their classmates. They often also help raise funds for school-wide activities, including social events, community projects, helping people in need and school reform. Student council meets during lunches throughout the school year.
Tennis: Tennis Club is offered Thursday afternoons in September and October. Instruction by MHS Head Varsity Tennis coach (Shane Kelly),certified instructors from Marshfield Tennis Club, and members of MHS Girls Tennis Team
WEB Leaders: WEB is a middle school transition program that welcomes 6th graders and makes them feel comfortable throughout the first year of their middle school experience. WEB, Where Everybody Belongs, is built on the belief that students want to and can help other students succeed. The WEB middle school transition program trains members of the 8th grade class to be WEB Leaders; as positive role models, WEB Leaders are motivators, leaders and teachers who guide 6th graders to discover what it takes to be successful in middle school.
Yearbook: The yearbook committee produces a school yearbook that is offered to students in June. Students who want to be on the Yearbook committee, help to capture moments throughout the year on camera. They then work together to creatively preserve these memories in a book for students to keep for a lifetime.