Clubs and Organizations at Simpson
Grades 4 and 5 Sponsor: Adrian Prather
This is a game of creative mathematics where students in grades 4th and 5th solve math problems to become critical thinkers with an integration of math, science, and language arts. If interested, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
Day: Monday Time: 7:30 - 8:20 AM
Grade 5 Sponsor: Tracy Callas
Students will explore a variety of studio processes including printmaking, weaving, and ceramics. Students will learn how to use art tools and materials in a meaningful, safe way to create personal works of art.
Day: Thursdays Time: 3:30-4:15 PM
Grades Sponsor: Krystal Morgan with GASP!
We are delighted to offer our families GASP!, Georgia After-School Program for the upcoming school year. GASP provides safe, fun & affordable after-school care M-F until 6:30 pm RIGHT AT OUR SCHOOL. Snacks, homework help, & non-stop fun activities are on the line-up. To register, visit www.GASP-ga.com or call 770-318-7848. There is a fee for this program.
Day: Tuesdays Time: 3:45-5:55 PM
First LEGO League Robotics- Starbots
Grades 2 and 3 Sponsor: Kathryn Arnold
Explore Team: In First Lego League (FLL) Robotics, students learn about computer coding, robot assembly and operation, and learn to solve a real- world problem while competing against teams from other schools. Students present different aspects of their solution at competition and compete in a robot challenge based on the problem they are solving. Six (6) students will go to Showcase.
Day: Tuesdays in January- March Time: Tuesday 3:50-5:00pm
First LEGO League- Robostars
Grade 4-5 Sponsor: Kathryn Arnold and Chadd Stern
There are 2 different teams!!! Challenge Team: In First Lego League (FLL) Robotics, students learn about computer coding, robot assembly and operation, and learn to solve a real world problem while competing against teams from other schools. Students present different aspects of their solution at competition and compete in a robot challenge based on the problem they are solving.
Day: Mondays & Wednesdays, September-December Time: 3:50-5:00 PM
Grades Sponsor: Elizabeth McMillian
Good News Club
Good News Club
Grades 2-5 Sponsor: Cathy Hicks
Good News Club is a free after-school Christian Club complete with snacks, games, Bible Stories, music, and fun! We will meet on Monday afternoons from 3:00-4:30 in the media center. Register your child online at www.goodnewsclubgwinnett.org.
Day: Mondays beginning in October Time: 3:45 - 5:00 PM
Miss Ludie's Leaders
Miss Ludies' Leaders
Grade 5 Sponsor: Monica Dierkes
5th grade students will rotate through various broadcast roles for the length of one month. Students will be chosen in groups of 5.
Day: daily Time: 8:40-9:00 AM
Odyssey of the Mind
Odyssey of the Mind
Grades Sponsor: Lauren Hall
OM brings the classroom to life as students apply what they learn and combine it with their interests and passions to solve our unique open-ended problems. OM also emphasizes teamwork, budgeting, time management, public speaking, and so much more.
Day: Tuesdays and Thursdays Time: 4:00
Grades 4 and 5 Sponsor: Kevin Halron
Students will learn and play various sports-related activities and games.
Day: Tuesdays Time: 7:50-8:20 AM
Grade 5 Sponsor: Sheri Terry
Peer Leaders in grade 5 help to guide younger students toward academic press and positive community in their role of supporters, peer mentors, and role models. Some responsibilities include PBIS Store support and helping to raise the flag and take it down each afternoon.
Day: bi-monthly on Wednesdays Time: during lunch
Grades 4 and 5 Sponsor: Taylor Cook, Monica Dierkes, and Gayle Dingler
The Gwinnett Readers Rally is a quiz bowl-style competition for students in grades 4 – 5. Students read books from a predetermined list and answer questions about those books. Each Gwinnett County school may send one team of up to 10 players to the Readers Rally Competition. The Gwinnett County Readers Rally Competition is typically held the third weekend in February each year.
Day: Wednesdays Time: 7:30-8:15
Grade 4 Sponsor: Kathryn Arnold
The Recycling Club is comprised of 4th grade students who wish to help our environment through recycling. Students will collect paper recycling every Friday morning during morning arrival. Six 5th grade students who were part of the team last year serve as captains to help manage each of the 6 zones.
Day: Fridays Time: 8:20-8:50
Grade 5 Sponsor: Chadd Stern and Jose Rivera
Safety Patrols take the Kindergarten and First grade students to their buses in the afternoon during dismissal. Each Safety Patrol wears a green belt. Safety Patrols will meet each month with Mr. Rivera, or as needed.
Day: Mon-Fri Time: 8:55 AM and 3:20-3:50 PM
Grades 5 Sponsor: Meaghan Curry
Simpson Singers is available to any 5th grade student who enjoys singing and making music. Rehearsals will be held 7:45-8:40 one morning a week.We will explore music primarily through singing and movement-based activities to prepare for two concerts during the year.Simpson Singers will be joined by all 5th graders to sing the National Anthem at a Braves game in the Spring.Please visit the Simpson Singers website for more information!
Day: Wednesdays Time: 7:45-8:40
Grades 4-5 Sponsor: Jose Rivera
The Spanish Club's mission is to promote awareness, appreciation, and understanding of the Spanish-speaking countries around the world, their language, music, arts and food. Students will learn different styles of music and play instruments, they will learn about different types of food, dances, and art from Spanish-speaking countries.
Day: Last Tuesday of every month Time: 7:45-8:15