“Shiloh Middle School strives to support extracurricular excellence by offering a range of activities that enhance students’ social emotional wellbeing. Students are strongly encouraged to share their talents and abilities by participating in at least one extracurricular activity. Our faculty sponsors and coaches aim to provide a safe, and supportive environment where students can achieve personal and social success.”
The following clubs and organizations are active for the 2023-2024 school year. If you are interested in a club organization for the 2023-2024 school year, scan the QR code or click the link below.
Art Club – Sponsor – Mr. Fairchild
- Art Club will meet on Wednesdays at 7:30 a.m. during the fall semester. This group is open to all grade levels and has a limit of 16 students. Cost: $8.00
Baking Club - Sponsor: Mrs. Mattie Turner and Ms. Erika Livingston
Do you like baking? If you do, join the new Baking Club. We will be creating sweets and treats that are easy to make. We will be incorporating math and science standards while having fun! The students will also learn the importance of food safety. We will talk about high school and our plans for after we transition from middle school. We will also have a party at the end of the semester. Meeting dates - Wednesdays from 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM. Cost is $25.
Basketball (Girls and Boys) – Sponsor: Mr. Richardson
- Girls’ and Boys’ Basketball engages and promotes young talent in the technical and tactical aspects of basketball while improving the physical mind and body within a competitive environment. This group is open to 7th and 8th Graders and is limited to 15 students who must try out for the team. Cost: $300.
Book Club – Sponsor: Ms. Stallworth
- The Book Club is open to 6th grade girls who enjoy reading. This club will meet during the Fall/Spring semesters.
Cheerleading – Sponsor: Ms. Palmore-King and Ms. C. Collins
- Cheerleading allows girls to demonstrate their overall fitness, cheerleading ability, teacher recommendation, interpersonal skills, good sportsmanship, and good academic standards. In order to try out, a student must have passed 4 out of 5 classes from 2nd semester of last year. Academic Achievement should be first-priority. Cheerleaders are "Leaders of the school" and expected to uphold high academic and disciplinary standards. This group is open to all 7th and 8th grade girls and has a limit of 20 students who must try out for the team. Cost: $700.00
Dance Team - Sponsor: Ms. Bennett
- Dance Team will build upon the creative side of step by helping students understand tempo, technique, and etiquette while allowing students to choreograph routines and learn life skills. Students will engage in school-wide performances (all basketball home games), other after-school events and community outreach projects for team building. This group is open to all grade levels and has a limit of 20 students who must try out for selection to the team. Cost: $400
Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) - Sponsor: Mr. Hill
- DECA is a co-curricular student-led organization that inspires and prepares students to become community-minded business leaders in a global society through relevant career preparation and leadership experiences. The purpose of DECA is to prepare emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe. DECA’'s goals are to develop leadership abilities, social and business etiquette, an understanding of civic responsibility, ethical behavior in personal and business relationships, understanding of the role of the free enterprise system in a global economy, and occupational competencies needed for careers in marketing, management, and entrepreneurship. This group is open 7th and 8th grade levels and has a limit of 25 students. Cost: $40 covers dues and t-shirt Optional events: $TBD Regional Leadership Conference, $TBD Middle Level State Conference
Dungeons & Dragons Club (D&D) – Sponsor: Ms. Owens and Mr. Keys
- The Dungeons & Dragons Club will allow students to explore storytelling and creative problem-solving using the well-established (and age appropriate) Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game. D&D will meet on Tuesdays during the fall and spring semesters. This group is open to all grade levels and has a limit of 20 students. Cost: FREE
Guitar Club – Sponsor: Mr. Soper
- The Guitar Club is an after-school club where students are introduced to the basic components of guitar playing. This club will meet during the fall semester. Cost: FREE
Honors Orchestra - Sponsor: Mr. Pearson
- Honors Orchestra is available to all 7th and 8th Grade orchestra students through audition. Students who participate will perform in various community concerts throughout the year. Students who join Honors Orchestra show Shiloh P.R.I.D.E. as well as their talent at all times. Honors orchestra will meet on Thursdays during the fall and spring semesters. This group is has a limit of 25 students. Cost: $10.00 covers t-shirt that we will wear for our concert engagements
Jazz Band - Sponsor: Mr. Belle
- Jazz Band is an extracurricular performing group. Students in the seventh and eighth grade bands will need to audition for the jazz band since it is a smaller group based on a set instrumentation. In Jazz Band, the students will learn jazz music and improvisational skills to be able to perform at our scheduled concerts and upon request by administration and the public. This group is audition-based and has a limit of 10 students. Cost: $20 covers performance shirt
JLC Drill & Raider Team - Sponsor: Sgt. Hicks
- Junior Leadership Corps (JLC) Drill and Raider teams provide a fun experience for students by allowing them to participate in team-building activities which include discipline, physical fitness, responsibility, and leadership skills. This will be an elite group of JLC students who will represent Shiloh Middle at various community functions, competitions, and any school-related events. Students on the Drill and Raider team will be eligible to earn a JLC Achievement pins for participation on the team. JLC will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. Being a part of the Drill and Raider team is voluntary for JLC students. This group is open to all grade levels and has a limit of 48 students. Cost: FREE
Jr. Beta - Sponsor: Ms. DeVeaux
- Jr. Beta is a scholarly community service organization that promotes the ideals of academic achievement, character, service, and leadership. Students meet each month to engage in service projects that benefit the local community, such as Adopt-a-Road and Shiloh Garden. Jr. Beta will meet on the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. during the fall and spring semesters. Student participants are by invitation only based on academic progress. Cost: New initiates: 6th-$30, 7th-$35, 8th-$40 Cost covers induction ceremony, certificate, pin and t-shirt| Returning scholars $15 for t-shirt
Jr. HOSA - Sponsor: Ms. Larkins
- Jr. HOSA is a Career and Technical Student Organization open to 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students who have a genuine interest in becoming future healthcare professionals. Jr. HOSA embraces the mission of HOSA which is "to enhance the delivery of compassionate, quality health care by providing opportunities for knowledge, skill and leadership development of health science education students, therefore, helping HOSA members and advisors to meet the needs of the health care community."
- Students and parents are required to attend ONE interest meeting together to learn more about Jr. HOSA. Applications and more detailed information will be distributed at the interest meeting.
- Interest Meeting Dates and times are as follows:
- Monday, August 7, 2023 - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
- Tuesday, August 8, 2023 - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
- Monday, August 14, 2023 - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
- Tuesday, August 15, 2023 - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
- The deadline to submit the application provided at the interest meeting and the $75.00 membership dues is Friday, September 1, 2023 by 4:00 pm.
- Contact Miss Larkins directly at (943) 457-7546 or at email@example.com with any questions or concerns.
- Jr. HOSA will meet every Wednesday from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. during the fall and spring semesters. This group is open to all grade levels and has a limit of 25 students. Cost: $75.00 (There will be additional fees for field trips and competitions.)
LEGO League - Sponsor: Ms. Larkins
- LEGO® League introduces science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) to children in middle school through fun, exciting hands-on learning. Participants gain real-world problem solving experience through a guided, global robotics program, helping today's students and teachers build a better future together. LEGO® League inspires youth to experiment and grow their critical thinking, coding, and design skills through hands-on STEM learning and robotics.
- Students who are interested in participating in LEGO® League should attend ONE interest meeting. The interest meeting dates and times are Monday, August 7, 2023 and Monday, August 14, 2023 from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm.
- LEGO® League is open to all grade levels and has a limit of 20 students. Ten of the 20 students will be selected to participate on one of the two 5 member Shiloh Middle MegaMindz competition teams.
- The cost to join LEGO® League is $75.00 which covers dues, t-shirt, and other supplies as needed.
Men of Shiloh – Sponsor: TBD
- Men of Shiloh is a mentoring group for the young men of Shiloh. Cost: TBD
Mindfulness Monday – Sponsor: Ms. Pryor and Ms. Minggia
- Mindfulness Monday will provide calming activities for students to start their day. We will meet on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month during the fall and spring semesters. This club is open to all grade levels and has a limit of 15 students per Monday. Cost: FREE
My Brother’s Keeper – Sponsor: Mr. Hill
- My Brother’s Keeper is a boys' mentoring group. This club will meet every other Wednesday. Cost: TBD
Mythology Club – Sponsor: Mr. Downer
- In the Mythology Club, students will learn about different world mythologies. Mythology Club will meet on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays every month at 4:30 p.m. in the fall and spring semesters. This club is open to all grade levels and has a limit of 20 students. Cost: $25 to cover the cost of club tshirt
Pep Band - Sponsor: Mr. Belle
- Pep Band is an extracurricular performing group. Students in the seventh and eighth grade bands will not need to audition for the pep band. In Pep Band, students will get a chance to learn and play short segments of hip hop and R&B music to play at our basketball games and other events. This group is open to all 7th and 8th grade non-beginning classes and has a limit of 60 students. Cost: $20 covers performance shirt
Photography Club - Sponsor: Ms. Simpson
- The Photography Club engages students in the world of photography. Students will learn about the foundations of photography and explore digital photograph and videography. Students will participate in photo walks, group discussions, hear from talented local photographers and create their own portfolio of work. We will meet the 3rd Thursday of every month at 8:15 a.m. during the fall and spring semesters. This group is open to all grade levels and has a limit of 10 students. Cost: $35.00 covers t-shirt and supplies
Readers Rally - Sponsor: Ms. Mathews and Ms. Owens
- 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. Middle school teams read the books nominated for the Georgia Children’s Book Awards each year. The list includes 10 books. Readers Rally will meet on Wednesdays from 4;30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the fall and spring semesters. This group is open to all grade levels and has a limit of 10 students Cost: $15.00 covers texts, t-shirt and field trip
Relief N’ Restore – Sponsor: Dr. Peryenthia Gore
- Relief N' Restore is a student-led community service organization founded by Shiloh students in 2021. The mission of Relief N' Restore states that we believe that a single action can make a difference in the community, and that a collective action can greatly impact the world. In partnership with the high school chapter, students who join RNR, Jr. will help to spread a message of hope and compassion throughout the community.
- Relief N’ Restore will meet on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 4:15 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. during the fall and spring semesters. This group is open to all grade levels. Cost: $15.00
Shiloh Sow Beautiful Garden Club – Sponsor: Ms. C. Smith and Ms. Stallworth
- The Shiloh Sow Beautiful Garden Club will stimulate the knowledge and love of gardening in our students. The Garden Club will combine hands-on experiences with the joy of growing our own edible plants with others in the Shiloh Student Garden. We will meet on Wednesdays from 4:30 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. during the fall semester. This group is open to all grade levels and has a limit of 15 students. Cost: FREE
Science Club – Sponsor: Ms. Stallworth and Ms. C. Smith
- The Science Club will provide an opportunity to learn about different scientific disciplines, conduct experiments, and participate in various scientific activities. We will meet on Thursdays from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. during the fall semester. This group is open to all grade levels and has a limited of 15 students. Cost: FREE
SEL Team – Sponsor: Ms. Dooling
- The SEL Team will discuss Social/Emotional Learning and meet during the spring semester. Cost: FREE
Student Council - Sponsor: Dr. Ballard & Ms. Tamika Williams
- Student Council helps share students’ ideas, interests, and concerns with teachers and school principals. They often also help raise funds for schoolwide activities, including social events, community projects, and helping people in need. Student Council will meet on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the fall and spring semesters. This group is open to all grade levels and has a limit of 35 students. Class President elections are held for 6th grade students. Cost: $60.00 covers t-shirt and activity supplies
Technology Student Association - Sponsor: Ms. Larkins
- The Technology Student Association (TSA) is a national student organization created to develop skills in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics as well as business education. TSA aims to develop leadership, academic, and business management skills in the workplace among students and leaders within the community.
- TSA is open to students enrolled in Engineering and Technology, Computer Science, or Business courses for all grades. The maximum number of students will be 20. The cost to join TSA is $75.00 which covers membership dues, t-shirt, and supplies.
- Students will prepare to participate in competitive events at the Georgia TSA State Leadership Conference in Athens, GA during the week of March 13-16, 2024. Please note: There will be additional costs for students competing at the Georgia TSA State Leadership Conference.
- TSA will meet every Monday from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm beginning Monday, August 21, 2023.
- Contact Miss Larkins directly at (943) 457-7546 or at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or concerns.
Track Club - Sponsor: Coach E. Williams, Coach Crump, and Coach C. Smith
- Track Club engages and promotes young talent in the technical and tactical aspects of track and field while improving the physical mind and body within a competitive environment. Track will meet Monday-Friday from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. during the spring semester. This group is open to all grade levels and has a limit of 75 students per group. Cost: $250.00-$315.00
Video Broadcast Journalism (News Crew) - Sponsor: Ms. Mathews
- Students in Video Broadcast Journalism produce the morning news show. Students are selected based upon application and teacher recommendation. Video Broadcast Journalism meets daily from 8:30 a.m. to 9:10 a.m. in the fall and spring semesters. This group is open to all grade levels and has a limit of 10 students. Cost: FREE
Yearbook Club – Sponsor: Ms. Mathews
- The Yearbook Club is a group for students who wish to take photos for the yearbook, design, and produce the yearbook. Yearbook Club will meet on Tuesdays from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the fall and spring semesters. This group is open to all grade levels and has a limit of 8 students. Cost: $15.00