• Student Clubs

    There are a variety of extracurricular activities for students here at Bethesda.  Our clubs are sponsored by our staff.  Please read the descriptions below.  If you are intereseted in a particular club or activity, please contact the listed sponsor.

  • Basketball Club

    Basketball goal Sponsors: Cameron Hall

    Students will develop shooting, passing, dribbling, defensive skills, and the ability to play as a team.  Students from all skill sets, and experience levels are welcome to join.  Members will leave with an understanding of how the game should be played. 

    When & Where: Monday’s, 7am-7:45am, September 9th- October 28th, Gym,

    Additional Information: No Fee Required!  Boys & Girls in 3rd, 4th, & 5th grades may join.  Maximum 30 students.

  • Chorus

    Chorus Sponsor: Susan Hertlein

    Chorus will perform at school events throughout the year. We will be learning music for the winter holiday performance.

    When & Where: Friday, 7am from September 6th-December 13th in Ms. Hertlein’s classroom.

    Additional Information:  $15 to join, which goes towards a chorus shirt.  3rd, 4th, & 5th grades may join. 60 maximum

  • Drama Club

    Drama Masks Sponsor: Susan Hertlein

    In this club will use music, art, theatre and dance to create a musical that we will perform in May.

    When & Where-Beginning in January in Ms. Hertlein’s classroom. 

    Additional Information: $15 to join, which goes towards a shirt.  Maximum 40 students.

  • Eco Club

    Eco Club Sponsor:  Emily Spears

    Eco Club is a club for students to learn about and become involved with environmental issues and solutions, such as recycling, increasing biodiversity, and reducing waste.

    Mission: The mission of Eco Club is to promote environmental awareness and to create opportunities for students get involved with activities that help the environment, such as recycling and increasing biodiversity.

    When & Where: Wednesday’s 2:50-4pm in Ms. Spears’ Classroom. Beginning August 28th 

    Additional Information: No Fee required to participate! 20 student maximum.  3rd, 4th, & 5th graders may join.

  • Good News Club

    Good News Club Sponsor: Susan Mancilla

    Good News Club is an exciting, fun-filled hour and a half once a week club that includes:  *Dynamic Bible Lessons *Creative Learning Activities *Inspiring Missionary Stories *Meaningful Songs *Life-Changing Scripture Memory. Children learn respect for authority, character qualities, moral values, and Biblical principles.  Students should register at www.goodnewsclubgwinnett.org/bethesda/  

    When & Where: Wednesday’s from 2:50-4:15, Bethesda Cafeteria. October 2, 9, 16, 30.  November 6, 13, 20. December 4, 11, 18. January 8, 15, 22, 29. February 5, 12, 26.  March 4, 11, 18, 25.  

    Additional information: No fee Required!

  • Hockey & Volleyball Club

    Hockey Volleyball

    Sponsor: Cameron Hall

    This club will help increase student’s volleyball and/or hockey skills. Students will increase their hand eye coordination, develop proper mechanics, and learn to play as a team. 

    When & Where- Tuesday’s, 7am-7:45am, September 10th- October 29th, Gym,

    Additional Information: No Fee Required!  Boys & Girls in 3rd, 4th, & 5th grades may join.  Maximum 30 students.

  • Music Club

    Sponsor: Susan Hertlein Music

    We will sing, play instruments and dance to music. We will learn songs to perform for the winter performance and Black History Bowl.

    When & Where: Tuesday’s, 7am from October 1st –February 25th in Ms. Hertlein’s classroom.

    Additional information: $15 to join, which goes towards a shirt.  Kindergarten, 1st, & 2nd may join.  40 maximum

  • Patriots Cheer Team

    Cheer Sponsor: Tiffany Archibald

    Bethesda’s Cheer Club promotes self-confidence and dedication for girls through teaching them how to express themselves through movement.

    When & Where: Wednesday’s @ 2:45-5:30 in Gym

    Additional Information:  Tryouts will be held: September 11th, 12th, and 13th from 2:45-5:30pm (in the gymnasium) Club Fee is $100, which goes towards uniform. 

  • Readers Rally

    Readers Rally Sponsors: Sandy Williams, Marie Humphrey, Ruby Figueroa

    Readers Rally is a fun afterschool club to help promote reading. It is a quiz bowl style, where students will read a series of pre-selected books and answer questions about them using a buzzer system.

    When & Where: Thursday’s 3:10-4pm, Media Center, September 12th-February 27th

    Additional Information: $10 fee to join, which goes towards a shirt & supplies.  Students in 4th and 5th grade will be selected with the recommendation of their classroom teacher. No more than 20 students will be selected.

    Mission: To read a series of pre-selected books for the purpose of answering questions to compete in a county wide competition.

  • Reading is Fun Again

    Books Sponsors: Sandy Williams, Marie Humprey, Ruby Figueroa

    Come fall in love with reading again! We will be listening to amazing books, reading for fun and working on awesome activities!

    When & Where: Saturdays: Sept. 14th, Oct. 19th, Nov. 16th and Dec. 14th from 9:30am-11:30am in the media center

    Mission: To excite students about reading and responding to reading!

    Additional Information:3rd, 4th, & 5th graders may join, Maximum 50 students.  No fee to join!

  • Robotics Club

    Robotics Sponsors: Shani Walker and Kim Peterson

    What if you could build a better world? Where would you begin? More than ever, we must come together to innovate and solve problems. In the Robotics Club, you are part of a thriving community brimming with inspiration, creativity, and hope for a stronger, more sustainable future—one that’s built better together. You have the power to help the cities, towns, and places you call home reach new heights.

    When & Where: Wednesday’s 7am, Ms. Peterson’s Classroom (beginning September 11th)

    Additional Information: There is an application process, only 10 fifth grade students will be selected. Application are available in Ms. Walker's Room. No Fee required to participate!

  • Soccer Club

    Flaming Soccer Ball Sponsors: Christian Carlos

    This club will help students develop good sportsmanship, effective teamwork, and improve their social skills.  Above all, they will have fun.  Students will improve dribbling, passing, and striking skills.

    When & Where: Monday’s 2:50-4pm Beginning in January

    Additional Information:  No fee required to participate! 3rd, 4th, & 5th graders may join.  30 students maximum.

  • Spanish Club

    Spanish club Sponsor - Erin Hudson

    Our mission in Spanish club is to learn Spanish using songs, games, and activities to improve our Spanish comprehension and to learn about different cultures. Open to students in kindergarten through 5th grade.

    When & Where Every Monday after school, starting September 9th from 3:20 - 4:20. Club will end semester 1 in November before thanksgiving break. Semester 1: September 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th. October 7th, 21st, 28th. November 4th, 11th, 18th.

  • Sparkles Elite Dance Team

    Sparkles Sponsors: Ashrafah A. Anderson, Courtney Mitchell, Indira Woodward

    Bethesda Sparkles Elite Dance Team promotes community envolvement, team work, self-confidence and dedication for girls through teaching them how to express themselves through movement.

    When & Where: Wednesday’s @ 2:45-4:30 in the Cafeteria

    Additional Information: The Elite team will hold various performances throughout the year and participate in community events. No try-outs will be held this year. The team was selected based on highest scores from last try-outs and will be performing at some events with the Berkmar high school dance team.


  • STEM

    Science Technology Engineering Math Sponsor: Kim Peterson

    The purpose of the STEM club is to introduce students to real world problem solving using Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.

    When & Where: Thursday’s 7am in Ms. Peterson’s Classroom, February 6th –March 26th

    Additional Information: 30 student maximum.  3rd, 4th, & 5th graders may join.  No Fee required to participate!