• B.E.S. Student Clubs & Activities

  • Art Club

    paint palette and brush clip artGrades: 5th grade

    Meetings: Thursdays at 7:30 - 8:20 a.m.

    Sponsor: Shea Cunningham

    Art Club is an extracurricular club for a select group of 5th graders. Members work on special projects that go above and beyond the normal 5th grade art content and curriculum. They also work with the yearbook staff as official photographers. 

    Membership is selected by an application and try out process.  Students should be creative, independent, willing to try and experiment with new things, and most of all love ART!

  • Chorus

    clip art of a groupGrades: 5th grade

    Meetings: Tuesdays 7:30 - 8:20 a.m.

    Sponsor: Bernardo Reyes

    Chorus begins in August and is open to all fifth graders. The chorus puts on two concerts a year in the winter and in the spring.  Other performances can include a retirement home, a Brookwood High baseball game, Brusters Night, and a Gladiators hockey game.

  • Guitar Club

    guitar icon Grades: 4th & 5th grade

    Meetings: Mondays or Thursday at 7:30 - 8:20 am

    Sponsor: Bernardo Reyes

    Guitar Club is for a select group of 4th and 5th grade students.  Club members learn how to play guitar and perform in the winter and spring concert with the Fifth Grade Chorus.  You don’t have to have experience playing an instrument, but students will be chosen based on musicality, academics, conduct, and attendance.

  • Intramurals

    person with ball Grades: 5th grade

    Meetings: Friday at 7:45-8:20 am

    Sponsor: Nikki Wardle & Tara Mixon

    During intramurals, 5th grade students get to participate in games and sports that are not generally done in the regular P.E. class.

  • Reader’s Rally

    boy reading Grades: 5th grade

    Meetings: Wednesday at 7:40 - 8:20 am

    Sponsors: Karleen Reynolds, Chrissy BoyceJennifer Moon, & Andrea Hopf 

    In Reader’s Rally, readers gain an appreciation for good literature and discuss books with peers.  Membership invitations are determined by recommendation from the 4th grade teacher.
    Members also get to participate in the Gwinnett County Readers Rally reading quiz bowl-style competition in February.  Students read books from a predetermined list and answer questions about these books.

  • Robotics Team

    robot icon Grades: 4th & 5th grades

    Meetings: Tuesdays at 3:15 - 4:45 pm

    Sponsors: Katie Sudan, Terri Lester, & Lecia Coleman 

    The ten member team, selected through an application process, will work together to prepare for and compete in the FLL competition in December. In early fall, FLL releases a Challenge that is based on a real-world scientific topic. Each Challenge has three parts: the Robot Game, the Project, and the FLL Core Values. Teams participate in the Challenge by programming a robot to score points on a themed playing field (Robot Game), developing a solution to a problem they have identified (Project), all guided by the FLL Core Values. Teams may then choose to attend an official tournament.

  • Running Club

    students running Grades: 4th grade & 5th grades

    Meetings: Tuesdays at 3:45 - 4:30 pm

    Sponsor: Nikki Wardle, Tara Mixon, & Jennifer Moon 

    The Brookwood Elementary Running Club is a great activity for fitness and fun!  Join with other 4th and 5th grade students who love to run and work increasing your stamina and distance at the Brookwood Elementary School track.

  • Science Olympiad Team

    atom and flask Grades: 3rd, 4th, & 5th grades

    Meetings: Tuesdays 7:30 - 8:20 am

    Sponsors: Leyah Nicometi & Julie Tansill

    The Science Olympiad Team meets weekly to research material and work with team members in preparation for Regional and State Science Olympiad Competitions.  These competitions are like academic track meets and consist of a series of events related to genetics, earth science, chemistry, anatomy, physics, geology, mechanical engineering, and technology.  The emphasis of most events is active, hands-on group participation and are designed to use a variety of intellectual and practical skills like quick recall of facts or concept development.

    The Science Olympiad team is made up of 12 fourth grade and 8 fifth grade students.  Teams will be chosen based on their science test scores and teacher recommendations.

  • Skills and Games

    clip art of person kicking a ballGrades: 2nd and 3rd Grade

    Meetings: Thursday at 7:45 - 8:20 am

    Sponsor: Nikki Wardle & Tara Mixon

    In Skills and Games, students will practice basic skills through fun, active games.  The skills practiced will change every few weeks.  Students can apply to participate during that skill unit.  Information about when and how to apply will be communicated to parents. 

  • Student Government Association

    clipart of government buildingGrades: 4th & 5th grade

    Meetings: Thursdays at 3:30 - 4:20 pm

    Sponsor: Caroline Harrington & Nancy Swan

    SGA is a group of 4th and 5th graders who are committed to being a voice for their peers. Two representatives are elected from each homeroom after completing an application and giving a speech. The club will meet twice monthly to plan fundraisers that will raise money for our school.

  • Witzzle Pro Math Club

    math thinking Grades: 4th grade & 5th grades

    Meetings: Wednesdays at 7:45 - 8:20 am

    Sponsors: Colleen LaPerre & Brandy Fanning

    Witzzle Pro is for 4th and 5th grade students. A witzzle (witty puzzle) is comprised of a unique 3–by-3 array of the digits 1-9. Students are challenged to manipulate 3 digits and 2 operations to = a target number. Students must draw on their knowledge of basic math facts, understanding of number and operations, and problem solving strategies.  It is a fun way to hone those math skills.