• Odyssey of the Mind logo

    Sponsor:

    Hope Campbell

    Mission/Purpose/Description:

    Odyssey of the Mind is an international creative problem-solving program that engages students in their learning by allowing their knowledge and ideas to come to life in an exciting, productive environment. Participants build self-confidence, develop life skills, create new friendships, and are able to recognize and explore their true potential. OotM proves that students can have fun while they learn. We will meet in the fall for an info session and to gauge interest. Each team must have at least one parent coach. If we garner enough interest for a team we we will form teams and register for the year and for competitions. 


  • Fine Arts Club

    Sponsor:

    Dr. Gregory Pritchard

    Mission/Purpose/Description:

    Fine Arts Club is an extra curricular activity that is available to any interested student regardless of experience. All grade levels (4th-12th) meet together during select Club Fridays to participate in Fine Arts activities with guest presenters in the fields of music, art, acting, and theatre.  Examples of activities include: acting and art classes, musical show-and-tell, guitar day, and theatre improvisation.


  • GOC Student Leadership

    Sponsor:

    Hope Campbell

    Mission/Purpose/Description:

    To grow leadership skills in students in grades 4-12 through monthly meetings where we work to engage the student population at Gwinnett Online Campus. We host the Back to School Bash, Fall Fest, Winter Social, Gaming Tournament, Faculty vs Student Tournament, and the Spring Dance as well as a variety of other smaller events throughout the year that work to increase student engagement. We work closely with Gwinnett Student Leadership Team and several of our SLT members represent us on GSLT. Our student leaders brought home the Spirit Stick at the 2019 GSLT Summit and we hosted the GSLT Summit in 2020 and 2021.

     
     

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    Peer Mentoring Program

    Sponsor:

    Kari Wislar

    Mission/Purpose/Description:

    Mission: To create ongoing, meaningful relationships between and with mentors and peers. To provide opportunities for participants to engage their mentee-to-mentor relationships and to participate in group activities.

    Purpose: Caring youth mentoring other youth.

    Description: Mentoring is a structured and trusted relationship that brings young people together with caring individuals who offer guidance, support and encouragement aimed at developing the competence and character of the mentee.


  • International Thespian Society logo

    Sponsor:

    Dr. Gregory Pritchard

    Mission/Purpose/Description:

    International Thespian Society is an extra curricular club that is open to students in 6th through 12th grade. High School students participate in International Thespian Society and are eligible to be officers in the organization and attend THESCON, the state-wide annual conference for theatre students.  6th through 8th grade students participate in the Junior Thespian Society. Officer positions are available for this group as well and all students are eligible to participate in the Gwinnett County annual conference called DRAMARAMA.  Throughout the year, both ITS and JTS members organize and participate in various theatre activities at GOC and in the community.


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    Gwinnett Online Campus Theatre Company

    Sponsor:

    Dr. Gregory Pritchard

    Mission/Purpose/Description:

    The Gwinnett Online Campus Theatre Company is an active and award winning theatre company. Students in grade 4-12 are invited to participate in the various events throughout the year such as Student Written and Directed Play Competition, The GOC Talent Show, and The Spring Musical. For each of the these events, we need students working on stage and behind the scenes. In addition to looking for talented actors, dancers, singers, etc--we are also looking for students to help with the A/V Booth, set design, and stage management. 


  • GOC Digital Ambassadors

    Sponsor:

    Randi Hill

    Mission/Purpose/Description:

    GOC students volunteer their time to work in the Gwinnett Online Campus Digital Production Studio. Students will play a variety of roles such as: talent, camera operator, editor, lighting consultant, and many other capacities. The projects will include school announcements, training for fellow students, collaborative videos with teachers, and other content where video is the best medium to communicate information.
     
    Scheduling:
    • Students will work directly with Mrs. Hill and/or their teacher to schedule an appropriate time in the studio for both filming and editing
    • If you are interested in being part of this club, please email Randi Hill in August and she will communicate the current project options directly with you
    • A form will also be included in the GOC Owls at the beginning of the school year for students to complete to express their interest in this program

    Planned Activities: 

    • As we progress throughout the year, we will create projects based on district, school, teacher, class, course and individual needs
    • Our goal is to create detailed and descriptive videos to share information and train GOC students to ensure that students do not struggle with the technological aspect of online learning allowing them to focus on learning content

  • CyberPatriot

    WHAT IS CYBERPATRIOT?

    Sponsor:

    Renee Smith

    Mission/Purpose/Description 

     

    CyberPatriot is the National Youth Cyber Education Program created by the Air Force Association to inspire K-12 students toward careers in cybersecurity or other science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines critical to our nation's future. ​At the core of the program is the National Youth Cyber Defense Competition, the nation's largest cyber defense competition that puts high school and middle school students in charge of securing virtual networks. Other programs include AFA CyberCamps, an elementary school cyber education initiative, a children’s literature series, and CyberGenerations –a cyber safety initiative geared toward keeping senior citizens safe online.