• Art Club

    Grade Levels:  4th and 5th grade (1st Semester), 2nd and 3rd grade (2nd Semester)

    Meeting Day/Time/Location: Wednesday mornings at 7:45 in the Art Room

    Description:  The mission of the Duncan Creek art club is to offer second through fifth grade students an opportunity to collaborate with others within their grade level and the Mill Creek community to participate in enrichment activities that go beyond what is offered during their regular art time.  The fall session is for fourth and fifth graders and the winter session is for second and third graders. Planned art projects may include collage, clay, drawing, painting and mixed media.    Fourth and fifth graders participate in “Art in the Dark” which is collaborative painting session with Mill Creek High School National Art Honor Society students.  Both art teachers are affiliated with the National Art Education Association and the Georgia Art Education Association.

    Faculty Sponsors:  Heather Silver and MaryAnn Brinkley

    Email:  Heather_Silver@gwinnett.k12.ga.us and MaryAnn_Brinkley@gwinnett.k12.ga.us

  • Chess Club

    Grade Levels: 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, and 5th Grade

    Meeting Day/Time/Location: Wednesday mornings at 7:40 in the cafeteria. Specific Dates are on the Student Calendar.

    Description: The mission of the Duncan Creek Chess Club is to promote the study and knowledge of chess not only for fun and enjoyment but also as a tool to improve problem solving.

    Faculty Sponsor: Beth McDowell

    Parent Volunteer: Mr. Bridger

    Email: Beth_McDowell@gwinnett.k12.ga.us


  • Coding Club

    Grade Levels:  2nd through 5th Grades

    Meeting Day/Time/Location:  Specified Wednesday mornings at 7:45 in Computer Labs 1 and 2 (dates are listed on the application and the school calendar)

    Description:  Coding Club is a DCES club designed for 2nd-5th grade students who enjoy coding on the computer. During club time, we will code within code.org. Advanced coders may be introduced to additional coding websites (scratch.mit.edu and/or others). Due to space, this club is limited to 60 students.Students may find applications with detailed information during Math Enrichment specials the first two weeks of school. 

    Faculty Sponsors: Jennifer Clark and Rich Voss

    Email: Jennifer_Clark@gwinnett.k12.ga.us and Rich_Voss@gwinnett.k12.ga.us

  • Duncan Creek Cardinal Choir

    Grade Levels:  4th and 5th Grade

    Meeting Day/Time/Location:  Friday at 7:45 in the Music Room

    Description:  The Duncan Creek Cardinal Choir is our school's elite performing organization and is comprised of approximately ninety of our school's strongest fourth and fifth grade vocalists. Membership in the Chorus is determined through an audition process that evaluates each student's ability to sing with a characteristic tone quality and successfully match pitch. Participation in the Chorus allows students to create music on a higher level by concentrating more critically on tone quality, intonation, rhythmic clarity, and other elements of music.

    Faculty Sponsors: John Cypert and Stacie McTeer

    Email: John_Cypert@gwinnett.k12.ga.us and Stacie_McTeer@gwinnett.k12.ga.us 

  • Reading Club

    Grade Levels:  2nd and 3rd Grades

    Meeting Day/Time/Location:  Specified Wednesdays at 7:45 in the Media Center

    Description:  The mission of the Duncan Creek ES Reading Club is to provide students with opportunities to read a wide variety of picture books to increase reading comprehension and to foster a love of reading.  Students will have the opportunity to read and will meet throughout the year to participate in writing book talk scripts and filming book talks to share on the morning announcements.   Meetings will be held twice a month.

    Faculty Sponsors: Carrie Power and Karen Martin

    Email: Carrie_Power@gwinnett.k12.ga.us and Karen_B_Martin@gwinnett.k12.ga.us

  • Research and Robotics Club

    Grade Levels: 4th and 5th Grade

    Meeting Day/Time/Location: Wednesday mornings twice per month  7:45-8:30 a.m. in Mrs. Stagman's room. Please see the school calendar for dates.


    The purpose of the Research and Robotics Club is creating robots, researching the First Lego League challenge of the year, and engaging in team building activities to work towards the First Lego League (FLL) Showcase.  Students will have the opportunity to build and program robots, research a real world problem and pose solutions, and work on team building/collaboration skills. The club It is open to 4th and 5th grade students and we have can have 10 members according the FLL regulations.

    Faculty Sponsor: Dee Dee Stagman

    Email: Dee_Dee_Stagman@gwinnett.k12.ga.us

  • Running Club

    Grade Levels:  3rd through 5th Grades

    Meeting Day/Time/Location:  Tuesday afternoons from 3:45-4:30 at the track (See calendar for specific dates)

    Description:  The DCES Running Club is a student organization designed to promote running and fitness. The DCES Running Club promotes social interaction and team building through training and competition. The DCES Running Club will offer students and community members opportunities for self-improvement, socialization, volunteering, and competition.

    Faculty Sponsor: Jennifer Chandler

    Email:  Jennifer Chandler

    Running Club Information

  • Student Council

    Grade Levels: 4th and 5th Grade

    Meeting Day/Time/Location: Monthly on a Tuesday at 7:45 am; dates will be on the student calendar

    Description: The purpose of Student Council is to provide leadership training and service opportunities in our school and community. Each 4th and 5th grade class will vote on one student to represent his/ her class for Student Council. We typically meet once a month before school (Tuesdays at 7:45) to discuss upcoming projects and events. Our meetings are mandatory, so students serving on Student Council cannot participate in other clubs or activities that meet on Tuesday mornings. Student Council representatives are leaders in our school and are actively involved in service projects and other activities that benefit our school and community. Each representative must exhibit excellent behavior in the classroom (an “S” in conduct and work habits), as well maintaining a “B” average throughout the school year. Students running for Student Council are required to obtain parent permission. They are also asked to write and give a brief speech to their class, explaining why they would like to serve on Student Council.

    Faculty Sponsors: Christy Armstrong and Heather Heigl

    Email: Christy_Armstrong@gwinnett.k12.ga.us and Heather_Heigl@gwinnett.k12.ga.us