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  • Should I join a club at Crews?
    YES!!! Crews has a variety of clubs and activities for our students. We encourage all students to get involved in extra-curricular activities. Not only do you get to learn something new or explore something you are interested in, you also get to make new friends! Students can gain skills like commitment, communication, leadership, and how to work effectively in a group. Enhance your school experience - join a club today!

    How do I join a club or activity?
    Some clubs allow you to show up and join, while others require an application process. Club meeting dates and information about sign-ups are advertised on our news show in the mornings, as well as in our weekly email newsletter. If you have specific questions about clubs, please contact the club sponsor.

    Online Sign-Ups
    See each individual club's page to the right for online sign-ups.  Some clubs may hold sign-ups through My Payments Plus.

     

  • All Pro Dads

    Description:

    The All Pro Dad Chapter program gives dads and kids a time to connect each month through fun activities and interactive discussions.

    ALL PRO DADS VIDEO

    Sponsors:

    Adam Webb, Ned Love

    Open to:

    All students

    Meetings:

    8:15-8:55 in the cafe/Mr. Hames' room on select Thursdays

  • Anime Club

    Description:

    The Crews Anime Club offers students an opportunity to embrace their interest in Japanese animation and build friendships with like-minded peers through viewing, discussing, and creating anime, as well as playing ancient Japanese board games. There will be a $10 fee for the club to offset the cost of supplies (paper, drawing pens, board games, Japanese treats). Due to limited space and supervision, we will be limiting this club to 25 members! Members will be selected as the first 25 students to sign up and pay the club fee. 

    ANIME CLUB VIDEO

    Sponsors:

    Traci McKee

    Open to:

    All students - limited to first 25 to sign up and pay club fee

    Meetings:

    The 1st and 3rd Thursday mornings every month from 8:00-8:50 in Mrs. McKee's room:

  • Art & Photography Club

    Description:

    Students will have a creative outlet to make graphic design, photographs, and a little of both

    Sponsors:

    Jessica Harper, Christina Lee

    Open to:

    All students

    Sign Up:

    coming

    Meetings:

    Mondays before school 8:15 - 8:50 in the art room
    (dates tba)

  • Basketball-Boys

    Description:

    Students will learn rules and techniques of basketball, as well as valuable teamwork skills and good sportsmanship. Tryouts held in October. Practices held daily. Games played Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings October – March.

    BASKETBALL VIDEO

    Coaches:

    Rudy Jackson, Joseph Bass

    Open to:

    7th and 8th graders by tryout

    VISIT THE CREWS ATHLETICS PAGE FOR INFORMATION.

  • Basketball-Girls

    Description:

    Students will learn rules and techniques of basketball, as well as valuable teamwork skills and good sportsmanship. Tryouts held in October. Practices held daily. Games played Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings October – March.

    BASKETBALL VIDEO

    Coaches:

    Dale Grant, Alex Holeman, Tonya Marin

    Open to:

    7thand 8th graders by tryout

    VISIT THE CREWS ATHLETICS PAGE FOR INFORMATION.

  • BEST Club

    Description:

    BEST Club (Bringing Extraordinary Students Together) is a club for social activities that allow general education students and special education students to gather and have fun!  All students and grade levels are welcome. 

    BEST CLUB VIDEO

    Sponsors:

    Lori Marshall, Carmel Silver

    Open to:

    All students by application

    Application:

    coming

    Meetings:

    The BEST Club will meet on the last Monday of every month in Mrs. Marshall's room from 4:15-5:15.

  • BOLT (Brookwood Orchestra Leadership Team)

    Description:

    Orchestra leadership in the classroom and in performance

    Sponsors:

    Kinsey Edwards, Suzanne Pearson

    Open to:

    Orchestra students by application

    Meetings:

    bi-weekly in the orchestra room

  • BroncoBots

    Description:

    Crews Robotics Club

    Sponsors:

    Funmilola Lapite

    Open to:

    All students

    Meetings:

    bi-weekly before school in the computer science room

  • Cheerleading

    Description:

    Students will learn cheerleading techniques and teamwork skills as they promote school spirit and cheer at all basketball games, held Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings August – March. Tryouts held in late August. Practices held daily.

    CHEER VIDEO

    Coaches:

    Eboni Jones, Mallory Legg

    Open to:

    7thand 8th graders by tryout

    VISIT THE CREWS ATHLETICS PAGE FOR INFORMATION.

  • Chess Club

    Description:

    Come learn and play the exciting game of chess!

    Sponsors:

    Valerie Reeves, Jeff Dunn, Leslie Dale, Kathryn Mannes

    Open to:

    All students - limited space

    Sign Up:

    coming

    Meetings:

    In Mrs. Reeves' room after school until 5:15, dates tba

  • Creative Writing

    Description:

    Calling all writers - let your creativity shine through your writing, while sharing your talent with others!

    CREATIVE WRITING VIDEO

    Sponsors:

    Charlie Hollingshead, Claudia Seidita, Shaynna Aponte

    Open to:

    All students

    Registration:

    coming

    Meetings:

    8:15 AM in Ms. Seidita's room on Tuesday mornings, dates tba

  • Crews News

    Description:

    Students anchor our daily news show.  Students who are selected will be assigned one day per week.

    CREWS NEWS INFO VIDEO

    Sponsors:

    Allison Hollingshead, Shaynna Aponte

    Open to:

    Rising 7th & 8th graders, by application and interview. Selection of new crew members in fall.

    Application Process:

    tba

  • Crews Singers

    Description:

    Crews Singers is a select auditioned group of 7th and 8th grade students from various fine arts classes who sing and dance for special school/community events. Students do not have to be members of chorus to audition, but must exhibit strong leadership and singing skills. Rehearsals are Mondays at 8:00.  See Mrs. Robertson for audition information.

    Sponsors:

    Sabrina Robertson, Michelle Bushell, Lola Lapite

    Open to:

    7th and 8th graders by audition

  • Crews-ing Toward Success

    Description:

    The goal of this initiative is to increase middle school student and parent awareness of how current academic choices impact the student’s future, with a focus on students who do not typically have access to this information.

    Sponsors:

    Rachel Wilson, Shayla Thompson

    Open to:

    all 

    Meetings:

    monthy, dates tba

  • Dance Team

    Description:

    Students learn dance techniques as they perform at Crews home basketball games. Tryouts held in September.

    Coaches:

    Eleanor Lassiter, Sharon Fleetwood

    Open to:

    7th and 8th graders by audition

    VISIT THE CREWS ATHLETICS PAGE FOR INFORMATION.

  • Drama Club

    Description:

    Practice various techniques through games and activities.  We'll look at all aspects of the world of acting, both performers and behind-the-scenes.  Come have fun with us!

    DRAMA CLUB VIDEO

    Sponsors:

    Allison Hollingshead, Suzanne Fields

    Open to:

    All students - limited space

    Dues:

    tba

    Sign-Up:

    coming

    Meetings:

    Select Tuesdays before school in the media center, occasional afternoon workshops on Tuesdays in the media center.  Dates tba.

  • Fencing Club

    Description:

    Are you ready to have some fun?  Fencing provides a unique mix of physical, intellectual and emotional stimulation. It is a great way to get or stay fit and meet new people. 

    Sponsors:

    Fern LeMaster

    Open to:

    All students

    Sign-Up & Cost Information:

    coming

    Once we receive your registration form online, we will send you additional forms required by the Fencing League as well as payment information.

    Meetings:

    Every Wednesday from 4:15pm to 5:15pm - dates tba

  • Floor Hockey

    Description:

    It takes cooperation, teamwork and respect to succeed on and off the ice. Hockey teaches those skills, while also creating new friendships. Hockey gives children an engaging, fast-paced, healthy alternative to sedentary recreation.

    Kids will need: mouth piece, shin pads, glove, goggles, and a hockey stick.

    Sponsors:

    Walter Keeping

    Open to:

    all 

    Meetings:

    Wednesdays after school in outdoor basketball courts

  • Gaming Club

    Description:

    Gamer's Club provides a student-led space that encourages gaming of all types and the learning of new games. Board games available include Betrayal at House on the Hill, Pandemic, Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride and Exploding Kittens.  

    Sponsors:

    Matthew Meek, Meg Westover, Eric Sas, Steven James

    Open to:

    ALL students by application (space limited)

    Meetings:

    4:15-5:30 every Tuesday in Mr. Meek's room - pick up promptly at 5:30 in the car rider lane.  First meeting September 7th.

    Application:

    coming

  • Garage Band

    Description:

    Calling all musicians - let's make some music!

    GARAGE BAND VIDEO

    Sponsors:

    Charlie Hollingshead, Chris Baker

    Open to:

    All students who registered

    Meetings:

    Wednesdays after school - dates tba (Pick up in the bus lanes promptly at 5:30)

  • Garden to Table Club

    Garden to Table Club logo

    Description:

    The Crews Garden to Table Club will allow you to combine hands-on experiences with the joy of growing, preparing, and preserving food. Grow edible plants with others in the Crews student garden. Create simple snacks like salsa and zucchini bread. Discover methods for preserving foods while experimenting with the great biodiversity of species in our Crews student garden.

    Sponsors:

    Jessie Kelly, Serina Gay

    Open to:

    All students - limited to 40 participants

    Dues:

    $25 (covers club t-shirt and supplies)

    Meetings:

    After school, select Thursdays, 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM, in Mrs. Kelly's room.  Pick up at 5:15 in the bus lanes.

  • Girl Talk

    Description:

    Girl Talk is a club where girls can talk, learn new skills, and prepare for the teen years. Girl Talk is led by high school girls who want to help middle school girls navigate middle school and be prepared for high school. This club will meet after school, every other week.

    GIRL TALK VIDEO

    Sponsors:

    Elizabeth Butler and HS volunteers

    Open to:

    6th-8th girls

    Sign Up:

    coming

    Meetings:

    Girl Talk will meet from 4:15 - 5:15 on Thursday afternoons, dates tba. Pick up will be at the Bronco door.

  • Harry Potter Club

    Description:

    Come celebrate the magical world of Harry Potter!  After our sorting ceremony, we will talk books and movies, play games, and have fun with crafts and snacks straight out of Hogwarts.

    HARRY POTTER CLUB VIDEO

    Sponsors:

    Allison Hollingshead, Valerie Smith, Shaynna Aponte, Kathryn Mannes

    Open to:

    All students, both wizard and muggle

    Dues:

    $25 (covers shirt and activity supplies)

    Sign-Up:

    Sign up coming through MPP

    Meetings:

    4:15-5:15 in the media center on selectTuesdays - pick up promptly at 5:15 in the BUS LANE:

    dates tba

  • History Club

    Description:

    Explore the exciting world of history!

    Sponsors:

    Jimmy Autry, Adam Webb, Matthew Meek

    Open to:

    All students

    Meetings:

    8:15-8:55 in Mr. Autry's room on select Thursdays

  • International/Culture Club

    Description:

    Explore different cultures within the school, while also encouraging a welcoming environment for all learners of varying identities. We would discuss our individual heritages, and create different presentations for each culture represented at the school. This would be a club that is open to any and all students in the building. The ultimate goal would be a culture fair that would encourage parents, students, and staff to become involved in learning about our community's cultures.

    Sponsors:

    Claudia Seidita, Funmilola Lapite

    Open to:

    All students

    Meetings:

    8:15-8:55 on select Thursdays

  • Intramural Team Sports

    Description:

    Students are encouraged to get involved as they compete in fun activities such as basketball and flag football. Held throughout the year – watch announcement for dates.

    INTRAMURALS/TENNIS/RUNNING CLUB VIDEO

    Sponsors:

    Rod Hames, Sarah Bowen, Soraya Ratchford

    Open to:

    All students

    Registration Form:

    coming

    Meetings:  
    various - tba

  • Jr. Beta Club

    Description:

    Students will perform service activities for our school and community as they promote excellence in scholarship, leadership, and citizenship. Affiliated with the National Beta Club.  Invitations will be sent out in September

    Sponsors:

    Matthew Meek, Christine Wood, Heidi Evans, Melani Truett

    Open to:

    7th and 8th Graders with Qualifying GPA

    Meetings:

    8:15-8:55 in classrooms and media center on select Wednesdays

  • Letters & Lettering

    Description:

    To have fun doing lettering & to send letters to military, seniors & other people who could use encouragement through hand-written letters or lettered quotes.

    Sponsors:

    Elizabeth Butler

    Open to:

    All students

    Meetings:

    8:15-8:55 on select Thursdays

  • Mascot

    Description:

    Come be the Crews Mascot!  Blaze represents our school and interacts with the crowd at home basketball games.

    Sponsors:

    Elizabeth Butler, Soraya Ratchford

    Open to:

    All students by audition

    VISIT THE CREWS ATHLETICS PAGE FOR INFORMATION.

  • No Place for Hate

    Description:

    The No Place for Hate initiative is designed to rally the entire school around the goal of creating a welcoming community committed to stopping all forms of bias and bullying. The No Place for Hate club raises awareness of diversity strengths and challenges among our students, staff and parents. The club will plan diversity-related activities for our school community.

    Sponsors:

    Shayla Thompson, Elizabeth Butler, Garrece Walker

    Open to:

    All Students

    Sign-Up:

    coming

    Meetings:

    8:30-9:00 on the select mornings

  • Peer Leader Club

    Description:

    A Peer Leader is a positive role model for peers that helps create a safe, respectful, and welcoming school environment. Peer Leaders support all students.

    Students will have multiple responsibilities at Crews Middle School, including:

    • “Meet and Greets”-help with tours, school events, and be the welcoming face of Crews.
    • Promote messages of respect and reinforcing school expectations.
    • New Student Ambassador
    • Peer Tutoring

    Applications will be available to current 7th graders in February.

    PEER LEADER VIDEO

    Sponsors:

    Garrece Walker

    Open to:

    8th Graders selected in the Spring application process of the previous school year.

    Meetings:

    tba

  • Percussion Ensemble

    Description:

    Percussive performance group.  Meets Wednesdays after school in the band room.

    Sponsor:

    Amanda Bingham

    Open to:

    7th/8th grade percussionists in band

  • PRISM Club

    Description:

    For anyone and everyone to be exactly who they are to spread love, kindness, and acceptance to Crews Middle School, our community, and the world.

    Sponsors:

    Paige McGaughey, Charlie Hollingshead

    Open to:

    All students

    Meetings:

    The last Thursday of the school month at 8:15 A.M. in Mrs. McGaughey's room.
    Prism Club logo

  • Programming with Peers

    Description:

    Programming with Peers is a club for young and upcoming programmers seeking to teach students computer science through fun and interactive means. Join us as we go from the fundamentals of computer science to advanced programming ideas and build up a solid foundation for you to expand in high school. Execute more than just “Hello World,” execute the future.

    Sponsors:

    Lola Lapite, GSMST Student Leaders

    Open to:

    All students through signup

    Sign-Up Link:

    coming

    Meetings:

    TBA

  • Readers Rally

    Description:

    Students will read and discuss selected books as they work to form a team of 10 who will participate in the Readers Rally competition. Meetings Thursday mornings – dates below.

    Sponsors:

    Shaynna Aponte, Paige McGaughey, Natalie Pereles, Jimmy Autry

    Open to:

    All students

    Meetings:

    tba

    Sign-Up:

    coming

  • Running Club

    Description:

    There is nothing better than a good run to get you thinking and feeling better. Running does so much for the body, mind and spirit. Come out and join us as we run a 5K each week to Alexander Park. Never ran more than 50 feet, we have a place for you also in the club. You will end the season with astonishing improvements to your distance and pace. Along the way our partnership with the Atlanta Track Club meets lots of cool FREE SWAG as rewards.

    INTRAMURALS/TENNIS/RUNNING CLUB VIDEO

    Sponsors:

    Rod Hames, Tiffani Zernhelt, Daniele Myers, Alison Earle, Amy Gimbert, Allison Howard, Jennifer Cragin, Sarah Bowen, Soraya Ratchford

    Open to:

    All students

    Registration Link:

    coming

    Meetings:

    tba

  • Science Fair

    Description:

    Students are challenged to inquire, design, and investigate scientific and engineering concepts through experimentation. Science fair helps students to improve their problem-solving and communication skills, while inspiring them to consider careers in science and engineering.

    Sponsors:

    Jill Sheldon, Beverley Paes

    Open to:

    Open to ALL students.

    Meetings:

    tba at 8:15 in Ms. Sheldon's room

  • Science Olympiad

    Description:

    Science Olympiad is team competition in which students compete in events pertaining to various scientific disciplines, including earth science, biology, chemistry, physics, and engineering. Each school-based team is allowed to bring 15 students who cross-train for a variety of events in their skill set. Meetings after school, competitions on Saturday.

    Sponsors:

    Tonya Dudman, Beverley Paes, Jeffery Dunn

    Open to:

    All Students

    Meetings:

    after school biweekly on Wednesdays in Mrs. Paes's room

  • SGA (Student Government Association)

    Description:

    Students focus on service activities around our school and community. Student council members serve as leaders and role models for our school. Meetings TBD.

    SGA VIDEO

    Sponsors:

    Heather Mader Schramm

    Open to:

    Homeroom reps and officers elected by peers, plus regularly-participating members at large

    Meetings:

    Fridays at 8:15 in Mrs. Mader Schramm's room

  • STEAM Club

    Description:

    STEAM Club is a fun way to connect with others who love science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics! Activities include building robots, rockets, and designing circuit boards. Don't be surprised if there's a donut or two involved.

    Sponsor:

    Brad Miller, Amy Gimbert

    Open to:

    All students by application (space limited)

    Meetings:

    Thursdays before school in Mr. Miller's room

  • Talent Show

    Description:

    Talent Show featuring vocal, instrumental, dance, and variety acts.  Held at Grace Fellowship Church.  All proceeds benefit the Amanda Riley Foundation.  

    Sponsors:

    Allison Hollingshead

    Open to:

    Students by audition only

  • Team Riley

    Description:

    A fundraising group that raises money and awareness for the Amanda Riley Foundation. Activities throughout the year will support the ARF, which supports families in our area and across Georgia dealing with childhood cancer. The foundation is named after former Crews and Brookwood Bronco Amanda Riley, who lost her battle with brain cancer. We are proud to support the Foundation in Amanda’s memory.

    TEAM RILEY VIDEO

    Sponsors:

    Allison Hollingshead, Charlie Hollingshead

    Open to:

    All students

    Meetings:

    8:15-8:55 in the media center on select Thursdays:

    Sign Up:

    coming

  • Tennis Club

    Description:

    Come learn some new skills or enhance the skills you already have.  We start season 10 with Coach Carlos at the Flowers Crossing at the Mill Tennis Courts across from Alexander Park Entrance.  Coach Carlos does not work for GCPS, but has been partnering with Crews as it's official Tennis Pro for more than 7 years.

    Final note, Mr. Hames and/or Coach Bowen from Crews will escort students down to the courts as they walk the sidewalk to the courts.  One can of tennis balls is required on the first day.  Pickup will be at 5:30 PM at the courts NOT at Crews.  We will ask for volunteers to help transport heavy bookbags and musical instruments to the courts from 4 PM - 4:15 PM.

    INTRAMURALS/TENNIS/RUNNING CLUB VIDEO

    Sponsors:

    Rod Hames, Sarah Bowen

    Open to:

    All students by application (limited space) - Please be sure you can make all the dates before you sign up.  There will be "off court" leadership lessons using materials from Tim Elmore's Growing Leaders program - https://growingleaders.com/tim-elmore/

    Registration Form:

    Spring: https://forms.office.com/r/dD4M4vB444

    Dates:

    Tennis Club will run for four dates starting on Monday, April 18 and continue on Tuesday, April 19 then Monday, April 25 and end on Wednesday, April 27  (Skip April 26). 

    ***Pickup at 5:30 PM at the Flowers Crossing at the Mill Courts across from Alexander Park

  • Thrive

    Description:

    Campus Life is a student led gathering for Christian fellowship. Students will participate in music, games, and praise. Meetings TBA.

    Sponsor:

    Tonya Dudman, Eunice Terry

    Open to:

    All students

    Meetings:

    Fridays before school in the gym

  • Travel Club

    Description:

    Our mission is to immerse our students in various cultures & broaden their world view of people, customs, activities, and places through classroom discovery and travel immersion outside the United States. We envision Travel Club to be a space for students to explore their passion for discovery, pique their curiosity, and encourage a new generation of world travelers.

    Sponsors:

    Ally Underwood, Jasmine Alfred, Stacey Shaffer

    Open to:

    all students

    Meetings:

    Thursdays before school in Mrs. Underwood's room