• Clubs

    School clubs help students develop their social skills. They fine-tune their interactions with their peers and with faculty members, and they have the opportunity to connect with other students who share similar interests. These interactions may form the basis for enduring friendships.  Please consider joining one of our fun groups!

  • Best Buddies

    Description

    Best Buddies is a club that promotes inclusion and builds friendships. Everyone involved is dedicated to making connections and spreading kindness.

    Sponsor/Sign-Up

    Elfy Horne:Elfy.Horne@gcpsk12.org

    Sign Up Sheet in the Parent Center 

    Meeting Information

    Meeting Times: TBD

    Start Date: TBD

  • Environmental & Gardening Club

    Description

    We will meet monthly to discuss environmental-related topics and concerns. We will also discuss ways that DMS and residents of Duluth can reduce our environmental impact. We will be using videos, games, discussions and other interesting formats to introduce and analyze information about these topics.

    Sponsor/Sign-Up

    Rusty Sturken: rusty.sturken@gcpsk12.org

    Tara Raymond: tara.raymond@gcpsk12.org

    Sign Up Form

    Meeting Information

    First and Third Tuesday of each Month 8:15 am – 8:45 am

    Start Date: Our first meeting will be on Tuesday, September 20th.  We will start our meetings in my room in Hall A1.

  • Girls Who Code

    Description
    Girls will lean the concepts of loops, vaiables, and functions that form the baseis of all programming languages.  They will work on projects that solve real world problems in their community.
    Sponsor:Sign Up
    Sign Up Information:  Attend First Informational Meeting
    Meeting Information
    Meeting: 2nd Tuesday of Each Month,  4:15-4:50
    Start Date: September 13, 2022

  • Junior Beta Club

    Description

    National Junior Beta is an honor society for 8th graders only. In Junior Beta, students will learn to promote the ideals of achievement, leadership, character, and service. Students interested will be selected based on 7th grade yearlong grades, and a review of discipline records. 

    Sponsor/Sign-Up

    Nicole Colbert: Nicole.Colbert@gcpsk12.org

    Meeting Information

    Every Tuesday from 8:20 am - 9:00 am

    Start Date: October 4, 2022

  • Kiwanis Builders Club

    Description

    Builders Club is the largest service organization for middle school and junior high students, with more than 45,000 members worldwide. Members learn to work together and develop servant-leaders skills as they serve their school and community.

    Sponsor/Sign-Up

    Dante Harmon: Dante.Harmon@gcpsk12.org

    Meeting Information

    3rd Thursday of the Month 4:15 pm – 5:15 pm

    Start Date: TBD

  • Military History Club

    Description

    We will meet monthly to discuss topics in different eras of military history. Students will have the opportunity to learn about military equipment such as tanks and warships. Please see parent permission form prior to joining.

    Sponsor/Sign-Up

    Matt Butler: Matt.Butler@gcpsk12.org

    Permission slip required for first meeting

    Meeting Information

    Meeting Times: Last Wednesday of each month, Media Center 4:30-5:30 

    Start Date: September 28, 2022 

  • NJAHS (National Junior Art Honor Society)

    Description

    Students participate in extra-curricular art-making and exhibition opportunities, collaborative group art projects as well as individual creations. As members of NAHS, students have the opportunity for juried exhibitions on local, state, and national levels, leadership growth opportunities, college and career preparation, and an unmatched sense of camaraderie.

    Sponsor/Sign-Up

    Dalia Hedi: dalia.hedi@gcpsk12.org

    **Email teacher for sign up**

    Meeting Information

    Every Thursday from 8:00 am to 8:50 am

    Start Date: September 8, 2022

  • Online Gaming Club

    Description


    Online Gaming Club is a time for like-minded students to get together and play online games after school.


    Sponsor/Sign Up

    Karen Carpenter: karen.carpenter@gcpsk12.org

    Sign Up Information:  Link to Google Form - once you have submitted your form you will receive an invitation before the first meeting. 


    Meeting Information

    Meeting: 2nd Tuesday of Each Month, 4:20-5:30pm

    Start Date: September 13, 2022

  • Readers Rally

    Description

    The Gwinnett Readers Rally is a quiz bowl style competition for students in grades 4–12. Students read books from a predetermined list and answer questions about those books. Each Gwinnett County school may send one team of up to 10 players to the Readers Rally. There are yearly Readers Rally competitions throughout the county.  

    Sponsor/Sign-Up

    Jennifer Burley:Jennifer.Burley@gcpsk12.org

    Carrie Pauli: Carrie.Pauli@gcpsk12.org

    Meeting Information

    Meeting Times: TBD

    Start Date: TBD

  • Sewing & Fiber Arts Club

    Description

    In Fiber Arts Club, you will learn how to work with materials consisting of natural or synthetic fiber and other components, such as fabric or yarn. If you love working with your hands and being crafty, this may be the perfect club for you.

    Sponsor/Sign-Up

    Alison Cundiff: alison.cundiff@gcpsk12.org

    Meeting Information

    First Wednesday of each month from 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm

    Start Date: September 14, 2022

  • Spectrum

    Description

    Looking for a community of people like you? Want to be a better ally? Join Spectrum!  Spectrum is a student-run club which provides a safe place for students to meet, support each other, talk about issues related to orientation/identity and expression, and work to end homophobia and transphobia.
    Activities the club will engage in include:

    • Games
    • Snacks
    • Movies/TV shows
    • Comics
    • Art
    • Discussions
    • Meet & Greets
    • LGBTQ+ History
    • & more!

    Informational Video

    Adults Present/Sign-Up

    Alison Cundiff: Alison.Cundiff@gcpsk12.org

    Judith Boneta: Judith.Boneta@gcpsk12.org

    Kris Peebles: Kris.Peebles@gcpsk12.org

    Sign Up Link

    Meeting Information

    1st ( schoolday) Monday of each month from 4:30-5:30 in the cafeteria

    Start Date: Septebmer 5, 2022

  • STEM GEMS Club

    Description

    This club empowers students to take on new challenges, to learn it’s okay to make mistakes, to learn from failures, to believe in themselves, to speak up and speak out, to exhibit bravery instead of perfection, to take calculated risks, to reject boredom, to conquer their fears, to go beyond.

    Sponsor/Sign-Up

    Amber Anderson: Amber.Anderson@gcpsk12.org

    Meeting Information

    Meeting Times: TBD

    Start Date: TBD

  • Student Council

    Description

    A student-lead group that addresses student concerns, plans fun activities for the student body and organizes important community service projects!

    Informational Video

    Sponsor/Sign-Up

    Jennifer Coker: jennifer.coker@gcpsk12.org

    Sign Up Link

    Meeting Information

    Every other Thursday from 4:15 pm to 5:00 pm

    Start Date: September 8, 2022

  • Torch Club

    Description

    Christian fellowship club. Each meeting may consist of music, games, refreshments, student-led lesson of the group’s chosen themes, and guest speakers. Possibility of service projects in the community. Meetings twice a month after school (specific dates to be determined).  

    Adults Present/Sign-Up

    Russell Wolfe: Russell.Wolfe@gcpsk12.org

    Mark Palomino: Mark.Palomino@gcpsk12.org

    Meeting Information

    Meeting Times: TBD

    Start Date: September 7, 2022

  • Badminton Club

    Description

    One of the most essential considerations when playing badminton is to stay comfortable while engaging in rigorous activity. You want to avoid wearing clothes that will restrict your range of motion, keep you hot and bothered, or weigh you down. An unspoken rule of thumb is to keep your apparel light and fitting, but not overly tight. 

    Sponsor/Sign-Up

    Huong Tran: Huong.Tran@gcpsk12.org

    Talking Points Code: 210513

    Sign Up Link

    Meeting Information

    Thursdays 4:30-5:45.  Students need to be picked up promptly at 5:45

    Meetings: Bimonthly, first and third Thursdays of each month for September-November.  Then once a month starting in December through March.

  • Intramurals

    Description

    We at Duluth Middle School are happy to provide an intramural program for all 6th, 7th, and 8th-grade students at no cost to you. The purpose of the program is to develop physical skills and help students learn about teamwork, sportsmanship, respect for others, and the development of good self-esteem. Dress comfortably in athletic shoes.

    Sponsor/Sign-Up

    Brenna Phillips: Brenna.Phillips@gcpsk12.org

    Kyle Curle: Kyle.Curle@gcpsk12.org

    Registration Link

    Enlace de registro intramuros

    Meeting Information

    Tuesdays & Thursdays at 7:45 am

    Start Date: Fall Intramurals: Tues Aug 30th -Nov 3th, Intramuros de otoño: Martes 30 de agosto - 3 de noviembre

    **Registration form will be required.**

  • Running Club

    Description

    Students will learn the basics of running, stretching, and track drills. Please wear proper workout attire and shoes and have a water bottle.

    Sponsor/Sign-Up

    Kristopher Peebles: Kristopher.Peebles@gcpsk12.org

    John Flood: John.Flood@gcpsk12.org

    Devyn Tracy: Devyn.Tracy@gcpsk12.org

    Meeting Information

    Every Wednesday (excluding holidays) from 4:30 pm  - 5:15 pm

    Start Date: September 21, 2022

  • Soccer

    Description

    Duluth Middle School's soccer clubs will include one Boys and one Girls team. Tryouts will open for all grade levels. Two teams will be selected to represent Duluth Middle School in competitive games and the Gwinnett County Futbol Tournament.

    Sponsor/Sign-Up

    David Parker: David.Parker@gcpsk12.org

    Meeting Information

    Practice: Day TBD from 4:20 – 6:00 pm

    Games: Saturday mornings

    Game Schedule

  • Volleyball Club

    Description

    The Volleyball Club at DMS is a social club where students can learn about strategies, techniques, and positions in the sport of volleyball, all while having fun!!! Volleyball is an activity for ALL HEIGHTS of players! Students are encouraged to join if they want to have fun, play volleyball, and meet new students at DMS. Boys and girls can both join and any grade level is welcome to join.  Meeting dates are yet to be determined, but our first meeting will be in September.  Mr. Campbell will soon announce the date of the first session.

    Dress Code: Dress comfortably! Tennis shoes or sneakers are required. We recommend wearing shorts, leggings, t-shirts, etc.. anything you don’t mind breaking a sweat in!

    Sponsor/Sign-Up

    Sean Campbell: Sean.Campbell@gcpsk12.org

    Meeting Information

    TBD

  • Wildcat Swim Club

    Description

    Wildcat Swim Club will include 6th-8th grade swimmers from Duluth and Coleman Middle Schools who plan to swim at Duluth High School. In order to join the team, swimmers must be able to swim 2 laps of freestyle and 2 laps of backstroke unassisted and must maintain passing grades to compete in meets. On swim team, we will compete against many other middle school teams and finish with a championship in December.

    Informational Video

    Sponsor/Sign-Up

    Kailyn Dunn: Kailyn.Dunn@gcpsk12.org

    Meeting Information

    Informational Meeting & Team Registration: September 1st @ 6:00pm in the Duluth Middle School Cafeteria

    Practice Start Date: September 26th

    Practice Information: Monday & Thursday from 8:15pm-9:15pm at Swim Atlanta Sugarloaf

    Wildcat Swim Club Meet Schedule 2022-2023

    • Coming soon