About Us

Welcome to Fairforest Middle School!

The "home of the hornets", welcomes you to our site. Our diverse student body and faculty are one of a kind. We pride ourselves on being friendly, dedicated, nurturing, and goal oriented. The students at FMS are the best around!

Athletic Programs

FMS is a member of the Peachtree Conference in the Upstate. The Peachtree Conference allows our school to compete against seven other local schools. We offer football, volleyball, basketball, wrestling, and cheerleading.  Many of our students are involved in and enjoy sports at our school. Our hornet pride can not be beat!

 Extra-Curricular Activities

Our extra-curricular activities represent the diversity of our school. Our clubs and activities include:

  • After-School Program: aimed at helping students achieve higher testing scores and increase their overall aptitude.
  • Muse Machine Club: a drama and fine arts club that meets at scheduled times after school to discuss helping design sets for plays, enjoy performances from guest fine arts artists, or take field trips to see various performances.
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA): the club has meetings in the mornings to encourage the spiritual growth of its members.
  • Battle of the Brains: competes mentally against other schools in our surrounding area. Their performances can be heard on "Awake with Drake". Fairforest is known to have excellent "trivia buff" students!
  • Chess Club: meets two mornings a week to learn and enjoy the game of chess.
  • Student Council: meets once a month in the morning before school. This group of students is involved in service projects and leadership training.
  • Yearbook Staff: gathers pictures of events, news, students, and faculty for the annual publication of the yearbook.
  • Amigos Positivos: a unique club that encourages partnership with 26 hispanic 6th grade and high school students. The  high school students from Dorman come to FMS and mentor our students.
  • GEMS (Girls Excelling in Math and Science): a competitive group of 6th grade girls who possess strengths in math and science. 
  • Beta Club: an elite group of students who strive and accomplish great achievements academically.
  • STING (Students Tutoring Into Noble Gentlemen): a mentor group ran by select male teachers. Each teacher selects five students who they want to come along side to help them fulfill their full potential. The group meets once a month to discuss character traits of true gentlemen and takes field trips throughout the year.
  • Doctor Who Club: for "Whovians" of all ages! We explore the Doctor history, ethical questions that arise in episodes, geography and endless possibilities in space and time.
  • Adopt A Beginner: an after-school tutoring program that allows 8th grade orchestra students to mentor a 6th grade orchestra student who is a beginner player. The 8th grade student gives weekly goals/assignments and offers feedback during the lesson while the 6th grader keeps a record of the progress. This program can also be used for non-beginners in the 6th grade who may be experiencing difficulty in class. 
  • Duolingo: a club where students learn or practice a foreign language.
  • Step Team: a group of determined students who work hard to succeed, entertain and represent FMS in a positive manner. Students learn many skills including: rhythm, coordination, self-confidence, patterns, sequencing, voice projection, showmanship, creativity, and performance skills. Step Team members also learn, practice and perform choreography.
  • Heart of Science: a program designed to increase interest in science among young girls. The program is open to 6th grade girls who are highly motivated, responsible, and exhibit potential for success in science.
  • Drama Team: a group of actors who get together every Monday to study the craft of acting. They are currently working on a devised theatre piece called, #GrowingUpAGirl which will be performed in April. 

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