Clubs & Activities
Please check back later in the year for an updated club/activity and sponsor list for the 2021-2022 school year.
Be on the lookout in Friday folders and the weekly school messenger for upcoming club information!
FLL Lego League Robotics (4th & 5th)
Grades: 4th & 5th Grades
Meeting Days: Meet Mondays and Wednesdays after school beginning in October through competition in December. Final competition day will be on a Saturday (TBD)
Description: Do you enjoy building, designing and working with a team to create Robots using LEGOs? This Team might be for you!
Registration: Application Only-10 students from 4th and 5th grade.
Club Sponsors: Melissa Timmerman, Jovanny Navarro
Jr. GEMS Club (K, 1st, 2nd, & 3rd)
Grades: Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade girls
Meeting Days: Monday mornings 7:15-7:45 on the following dates:
February 7, 14, 28 March 7, 14, 21, 28
Description: Jr. GEMS (Girls Excelling in Math and Science) Girls! Join us for fun, hands-on learning that incorporates STEM (Science Technology Engineering Math) based projects! GEMS members will be held to high behavior expectations as they will be leaders and role models at Mulberry Elementary school.
Registration: How can my child join? Go online to mypaymentsplus.com beginning January 29th at 8:00am. There is a limit of 20 girls in the club, first come first serve. Please pay and mark your child’s shirt size on mypaymentsplus.com.
Cost: $15 for t-shirt/materials costs
Club Sponsors: Crystal Trainer, Brooke Patterson
Readers Rally (4th & 5th)
Grades: 4th & 5th Graders who qualify- Team limited to 10 members
Meeting Days: During school hours with occasional meetings after school TBD.
Description: Do you like to read? Readers Rally is a quiz bowl style competition for students in 4th & 5th grade. 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
Registration: Obtain the book list from the Mulberry website so you can read the selected books, then tryouts are in September
Club Sponsor: Laura Franz
Team Cuisine (Mulberry's Cooking Club)- 1st, 2nd & 3rd
Grades: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade students
Meeting Days: Tuesday mornings, 7:15-7:45, on the following dates:
February 15, 22 March 1, 8, 15, 29 April 12, 19, 26
Description: Do you enjoy cooking? Well, join Dr. Yearby, Ms. Mayweather, and Ms. Blakely as they assist you with preparing some tasty treats!
Team Cuisine members will be expected to follow Mulberry’s SOAR behavior expectations during each session.
Registration: Go online to mypaymentsplus.com beginning January 29th. There is a limit of 24 students in the club (8 slots per grade level-1st, 2nd, and 3rd), so admittance will be based on first come first serve. The club fees will be used to pay for club materials (ingredients and supplies). Please pay the $15 club fee on mypaymentsplus.com.
Cost: $15 for material costs
Club Sponsors: Mandy Yearby, Brittany Mayweather, and Leigh Blakely
Student Council (4th & 5th)
Description & Activities: Student Council provides a unique opportunity for fourth and fifth grade students to learn leadership skills and participate in an important democratic process. Fifth grade students may campaign for positions as officers on the Student Council, and both fourth and fifth graders may run for class representative positions.
Members are expected to demonstrate exemplary behavior, work habits, and attendance. Student council members receive specific leadership training. They build communication and mediation skills and participate in several school-wide initiatives including charity giving, and modeling leadership habits.
Grades: 4-5 grades
Meeting Days: Once a month on Tuesday afternoons 3:15 - 4:00
Club Sponsors: Jill Lambes, Laura Franz, Heather Nevius, Nicole Provence, Monique Williams
Falcon Morning News Crew (5th)
Fifth grade students will have the opportunity to train and produce the morning broadcast. Every fifth grader will have an opportunity to take part with the morning broadcast. Our morning news crew consists of news anchors, Chef Antonio, camera operators, sound mixer, floor director, teleprompter, and story board mixer.
Every morning 8:00 AM to 8:25 AM Students are chosen by the teacher to participate in the news crew based on the fifth grade rotation.
Laura Franz, Melissa Timmerman
Mulberry Student Ambassadors (5th)
Mulberry Elementary School Student Ambassadors are 5th grade student leaders who have been selected to assist staff in welcoming students and guests into our school and ensuring their safety and comfort. These students show leadership skills and act as role models for other students in our school. Ambassadors are chosen at the end of the 4th grade. In order to be considered for selection, students must fill out an application form, which includes a short essay. Students are chosen based on current leadership skills as observed by their teachers as well as those who show the potential and motivation to develop and strengthen their skills as leaders during the year.
The responsibilities of Mulberry Student Ambassadors include but are not limited to:
- Safety Patrols – Students will serve as Safety Patrols during arrival and dismissal every morning and afternoon, helping faculty and staff ensure that all students are safe during those times.
- Peer Leaders - During special school events, students will serve as a welcoming presence at Mulberry, providing directions and support to our guests, faculty and staff. Peer Leaders will also provide support to teachers during dismissal.
For more information about this program, please contact Nicole Provence, School Counselor at (678) 226-7478.