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Boys Basketball

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-Craig Collins
 
Interscholastic competition for seventh and eighth grade boys.   Students must meet academic eligibility requirements. Tryouts are held in the fall. Activities include Basketball Games, Pep Rallies, and the Faculty versus Student Game.

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Chess Club

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-Rusty Poer
 
Chess club is a group designed to introduce students to the game of chess.  The club will help develop skills in chess at different levels and help promote problem solving skills.  

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Cheerleading

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-Jamie Hertz
 
The squad promotes school spirit at basketball games and other school functions. Students must meet academic eligibility requirements. Tryouts are held in the fall. Activities include Basketball Games, Pep Rallies, and the Faculty versus Student Game.

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Environmental Club

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-TBD
 
McConnell Middle School 's Environmental Club is open to 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students. We will be be exploring environmental issues on the global as well as local level with the goal of improving society's impact on the environment.

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FBLA- Business Concepts

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-Kapri Collins
 
Future Business Leaders is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) education association with a quarter million students preparing for careers in business and business-related fields. 

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Girls Basketball

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Interscholastic competition for seventh and eighth grade girls. Students must meet academic eligibility requirements. Tryouts are held in the fall. Activities include Basketball Games, Pep Rallies, and the Faculty versus Student Game.

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High Flyers

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-Nathan Connelly
-Wayne Langford
 
High Flyers is an opportunity for students to build and eventually fly a radio-controlled plane. More information will be announced soon. 
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Intramurals

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-John Meme
-Chandler Deep
A program offered in the fall and the spring and open to all students. Activities include Basketball, Softball, Flag Football, Volleyball, and Large Group Games.

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Junior Beta Club

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-Katie Parrish
-Barbara Smith
-Jenita Shorter
 
The club engages in service activities and fund raisers to support various altruistic projects throughout the year.

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Computing Club

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-Deborah Meadows
-Derrick Hill
-Wayne Langford
 
This club is all about computers. Students will learn to build, fix and then program and script. More information TBA.

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Music Tech Tiger Club

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-Heath Jones
 
Students who are interested in learning how to use technology to create and produce music, soundtracks, podcasts, and other audio. Do you play guitar, bass, piano, drums? Are you interested in learning how to set up and run a recording studio? Do you like computers and technology? Join the Music Tech Tigers!  
The club will meet 4:30PM-6:00PM every Tuesday afternoon.

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Readers Rally

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-Ginger Wilkinson
 
Readers Rally is a reading quiz bowl style competition. Students read books from a predetermined list and answer questions about those books. 
The 2019 Readers Rally will be held on Saturday, February 22nd at Peachtree Ridge High School.

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Relay for Life Team

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-Jennifer Akin
-Kapri Collins
-Angel Parks
Relay for Life is a unique, fun way to raise money for the American Cancer Society while increasing cancer awareness in the Gwinnett Community. Activities include: Dressed Down for a Cause, Link Together for a Cure, Candy Cane Grams, Talent Show, Hearts, Silent Auction, Mini-Relay, as well as other fundraising events.  The County Relay Event is at the Fairgrounds in May.  Relay for Life is open to all MMS Students and teachers. 

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Robotics Club

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-Debbie Meadows
 
The McConnell Robotics Club is open to 6th, 7th and 8th graders interested in learning to design, build and program EV3 and Lego NXT robots. The team may possibly compete in an event with other middle schools. Meetings on Thursdays at 8:00 am.

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Tabletop Gaming Club

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-Heath Jones

The Tabletop Gaming Club is open to all students who like playing RPGs such as Dungeons & Dragons, Mystic, and Champions. These are tabletop games where the players use their imagination to form a simulated adventure, develop problem solving skills with friends. No prior experience is required. Meetings will be held on Mondays after school from 4:30pm-6:00pm.

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Thrive

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-Sherry Keys
Thr!ve is a student-led organization for students to meet for devotional and fellowship activities. It allows for leadership opportunities at all grade levels and is open to all students. Starting in Mid September, Campus Thr!ve will meet in room 2.122 on Thursdays at 8:15 AM.

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Tiger Ambassadors

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-TBD
 
Selected eighth grade trained leaders who work with students and teachers.