A weekly eligibility based on the yearly average will be conducted the 1st day of each week for the entire student body. Any student failing 2 or more classes for the year will not be allowed to attend or participate in extra-curricular activities, including dances.
For safety and supervision reasons, during FHJHS sporting events, any student (including high school) who leaves the building is NOT permitted to come back unless pre-approved before leaving by the administration or accompanied with an adult. Students are to be seated in the gym watching the event and not congregating or playing in the hall.
ART OR CHORUS:
Art and chorus are offered as an elective course in grades 6-7-8. The group meets daily and completes projects for the school and for themselves during the year.
Band is offered as an elective course in grades 6-7-8. The band rehearses daily. Individual or group lessons are given during the school day with as little interruption as possible to the students’ regular class schedule. Students are responsible for class work missed. The band performs throughout the year. They may take a field trip at the end of the year.
BASEBALL / SOFTBALL:
Baseball and Softball are offered to all students in grades 6-7-8. Tryouts will be held in early August. A maximum of fifteen players will be selected for the team. The season runs from August to September.
Basketball teams for 6-7-8 grade girls and boys play regularly scheduled games. The season runs from October through February.
Several students are needed to clean tables and do general clean-up work in the cafeteria. Students are under the direction of the cafeteria supervisor. Students also receive free meals for working in the lunchroom. Students must complete a form to be signed by a parent. Helpers will be chosen at the discretion of the lunchroom supervisor.
Cheerleaders are selected each year from the 7-8 grade classes to a maximum of 14-member squad. Tryouts are held before a panel of judges. Cheerleaders practice regularly, attend games, and help generate school spirit, and assist in crowd control. There will also be a 6th grade cheerleading squad open to all girls interested in cheering at 6th grade home games only.
Floyd Henson Junior High provides an academic enhancement program for qualifying students. Admittance to the enrichment program is based on standardized test scores, student performance, and teacher recommendations.
Pep Club is open to any student at FHJHS. This club is responsible for supporting all athletic teams at the FHJHS through good sportsmanship, positive attitudes, and school spirit!
The students elect at least four members from each grade each year. The council is active in student affairs and in helping plan activities.
STUDENT OFFICE WORKERS:
Students may serve as office workers. The secretaries will select and schedule students who wish to work.
Track is offered to 6-7-8 grade girls and boys during April and May.
A volleyball program is offered for 7-8 grade girls during January through April. Tryouts will be held in January.
The yearbook staff is made up of members from each grade chosen by the faculty at FHJHS. The yearbook staff is responsible for taking pictures, promoting yearbook sales, choosing the yearbook cover design, and other yearbook tasks.