Grade level: 4th and 5th
Meeting Day/Time/Location: Every other Wednesday morning at 7 a.m. starting on 10/6/21 running through 3/23/22
Cost: There is a $20 fee for Art Club that will be explained in the packets that will be sent home with Art Club members the same day.
Description: Art Club is for students who LOVE art and want to expand their creativity. The club will explore a variety of media, techniques, and concepts. Members will participate in local and national art contests, displays, exhibits, and service projects. Art Club is an extracurricular activity available for 4th & 5th graders.
Registration: Complete and turn in the Art Club Registration Form
Crazy 8s Math Club
Grade Level: 2nd
Meeting Day/Time/Location: 5 sessions on Thursday mornings starting September 9th; 7:00am; PBL Room
Cost: There is a $15 fee for the club t-shirt
Description: This club encourages kids to play with math in the most outlandish way – yelling in the library, flinging marshmallows down school halls, and tossing dozens of bouncy dice into the air!
Registration: Registration information to come in the second grade newsletter.
Faculty Sponsor: Ms. Mandy Collins
FIRST LEGO League Challenge Team
Grade Level: 4th and 5th Selected Members
Meeting Day/Time/Location: Friday mornings 7:00am-8:15am beginning August 13th; Robotics Lab
Description: FIRST LEGO League introduces science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) to children ages 4-16* through fun, exciting hands-on learning. Participants gain real-world problem-solving experiences through a guided, global robotics program, helping today’s students and teachers build a better future together.
Registration: Currently Closed; Applications and interviews will be held in May 2022 for the formation of our 2022-2023 team.
Faculty Sponsor: Ms. Mina Banfield and Ms. Laura Thetford
Good News Club
Grade Level: 2nd - 5th
Meeting Day/Time/Location: Mondays beginning October 17, 2022 thru December 5, 2022. We will start up again on January 23, 2023 and end March 27, 2023. The club will meet from 3:15pm - 4:30pm in the gym.
Description: Good News Club is an exciting, fun-filled Bible Club that meets after school, once a week for an hour and a half-complete with snacks, games, Bible stories, music, and fun.
All club members must have a Parent Permission Registration Form on file to attend. The club is adopted by a local church that provides a team of 10 trained & screened volunteers. Students will enjoy snacks, prizes, seasonal parties, high-energy songs, interactive games, and character-building stories. Click here for an informational flyer.
Registration: Registration form available at Good News Club Gwinnett
Faculty Sponsor: Karen Capes
Grade Level: 3rd, 4th, and 5th
Meeting Day/Time/Location: Every other week on Thursday afternoons from 3:15-4:15 p.m.
Description: History Club is for students who LOVE the history of our great nation. We will “travel” through history with various hands-on activities to make history come alive for the students. At the end of our time together, students will participate in a Living History Museum.
Registration: More information to come!
Faculty Sponsor: Ms. Candace Queen and Ms. Katie Lessard
Jr. Beta Club
Grade Level: 5th by invitation only
Meeting Day/Time/Location: Beginning January 2022; Media Center
Description: Jr. Beta Club promotes the ideals of academic achievement, character, service, and leadership among elementary and secondary school students by recognizing and honoring high academic achievement, preparing young people for life, and empowering them to be successful, developing the leaders of tomorrow, and demonstrating the motto: Let Us Lead by Serving Others.
Registration: Invitations letter will be sent home in November
Faculty Sponsor: Ms. Lynda Westog and Ms. Priscilla Norris
Grade Level: K-5
Meeting Day/Time/Location: Wednesday after school; 2 session time options ending at 5:00; Media Center or Ms. Stanton's room
Description: Chess Club is facilitated by Kid Chess, Atlanta’s leading chess program for kids. Their coaches teach chess in a fun and educational environment. Children learn chess strategies and concepts through cartoons, demonstrations, and play! Regular chess, speed chess, and partner chess are just a few of the game variants played in club. Playing chess has proven to help enhance creativity, improve concentration, develop and expand critical thinking skills, boost memory and retention, and achieve superior academic performance.
Registration & Cost: Look for the KidChess flyer to go home soon in Friday Folders for additional information. You can also visit www.kidchess.org.
Faculty Sponsor: Ms. Joan Randall
Grade Level: 2nd - 4th (15 spots per grade level)
Meeting Day/Time/Location: March 4th, March 11th, March 18th. March 25th, and April 1st/ 7:00am-8:00am/ PMES Labs
Description: Students will learn to design, program, and control fully functional robotic models. They will use software to plan, test, and modify sequences of code for a variety of life‐like robotic behaviors. Club activities provide a series of real‐life scenarios, covering topics within science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
Registration: Opens through MyPaymentsPlus on Monday, February 21, 2022, at 7:00 pm
* Registration is based on a first-come, first-served basis. Once grade level spots have been filled, the registration will close in MyPaymentsPlus.
Faculty Sponsor: Ms. Christi Wells, Ms. Sarah Tiller, Ms. Laura Thetford
Grade Level: 3rd-5th Classroom Elected Representative and Officers
Meeting Day/Time/Location: Meetings will be once a month in the morning beginning at 7:45am
Description: Student Council works together with an adult advisor within the framework of a constitution or bylaws to provide a means for student expression and assistance in school affairs and activities, give opportunities for student experience in leadership, and encourage student/faculty/community relations.
Registration: Elections will be held in September
Faculty Sponsor: Ms. Katie Lessard
Grade Level: 4th and 5th
Meeting Day/Time/Location: Monthly meetings 3:15-4:15 (Day TBD)
Description: Students will work with our PTA in capturing moments throughout the school year to be published in the yearbook.
Faculty Sponsor: Ms. Cindy Schaffer