• B.E.S. Student Clubs & Activities

     
  • Art Honors Club

    palette Grades: 5th grade

    Meetings: Wednesdays at 7:40 a.m.

    Sponsor: Shea Cunningham

    Art Honors 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 process.  Students should be creative, independent, willing to try and experiment with new things, and most of all love ART!

  • Fifth Grade Chorus

    choir singers Grades: 5th grade

    Meetings: Tuesday at 7:45 a.m.

    Sponsor: Bernardo Reyes

    Chorus begins in August and is open to all fifth graders. Students rehearse at 7:45 on Tuesday mornings throughout the year. 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: Friday at 7:30 a.m.

    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 ot 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

    Sponsor: Barb Heck

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

  • Jump Rope Club

    student jumproping Grades: Kindergarten - 4th grade

    Meetings: Monday at 7:45

    Sponsor: Barb Heck 

    In Jump Rope Club, students first work on basic skills to increase their skill and fitness level.  After learning the basics, students can learn how to do jump rope tricks.

  • Page Turner's Book Club

    open book Grades: 4th grade

    Meetings: monthly lunch meetings

    Sponsor: Karleen Reynolds 

    The Page Turners Book Club is open to 4th grade students who love to read. Students read an assigned book and meet once a month to discuss the book, occasionally Skype with an author, and eat lunch. The book club will be hosted by Ms. Reynolds and Mr. Don from the Gwinnett County Public Library.

    Students interested in joining the Page Turners Book Club must apply at the end of their 3rd grade year.  At the beginning of their 4th grade year, these students are invited to read a book and take a quiz. The top 20 are selected for the Page Turners Club.

  • POWER Club

  • Reader’s Rally Book Club

    boy reading Grades: 5th grade

    Meetings: Wednesday at 7:40

    Sponsors: Karleen Reynolds, Jennifer Moon, & Andrea Hopf 

    In the Reader’s Rally Book Club, 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 Club

  • Running Club

    students running Grades: 4th grade & 5th grades

    Meetings: Wednesdays at 3:30

    Sponsor: Barb Heck 

    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.

  • Safety Patrols

    safety badge Safety Patrols

    Grades: 5th grade

    Sponsor: Barb Heck

    Safety Patrols, a branch of Brookwood Elementary’s Entrepreneurship Program, help keep students safe during dismissal each day.  Students are assigned to be bus sign holders or helpers in the hallway. Any 5th grader who wishes to be a safety patrol must apply for this job.  Safety patrols are paid Brookwood Bucks by their classroom teacher.

  • Science Olympiad Team

    atom and flask Grades: 4th grade & 5th grades

    Meetings: TBD

    Sponsor: Lori Bonn  

    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.  Students are invited to tryout for the team based on their science test scores and teacher recommendations.  At the tryout, students are evaluated on their performance during two events: a preselected study event and a build event with a partner. 

  • Witzzle Pro Math Club

    math thinking Grades: 4th grade & 5th grades

    Meetings: Wednesdays at 7:45

    Sponsors: Colleen LaPerre & Jenny Haines 

    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. 

    The top four point earners in 4th and 5th grade will go onto to represent Brookwood Elementary at the Brookwood Cluster Witzzle Pro Tournament.  Brookwood Elementary’s representatives will be determined in the spring by points accumulated during practices.