• Girls on the Run

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    Over a period of 10 weeks, girls in the 3rd through 5th grade participate in an after-school program. The Girls on the Run curriculum inspires girls to define their lives on their own terms. Throughout the season, the girls make new friends, build their confidence and celebrate all that makes them unique. The Girls on the Run lessons encourage positive emotional, social, mental and physical development. At the end of each three month session, the girls participate in a Girls on the Run 5K event. This celebratory, non-competitive event is the culminating experience of the curriculum.

    Grade Level: 3rd-5th

    Number of Students: 16 students

    Meeting Day(s): Mondays and Wednesdays

    Time: 3:45-5:00pm

    Sponsor(s): Yolanda Harris

    Club Start/End Date: February 4, 2020-April 15, 2020

  • Student Council

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    Student Council is comprised of 4th and 5th grade student leaders who represent their homerooms. Student Council representatives are students who follow the ROAR expectations, are encouraging and optimistic, and will listen to and stand up for others. These representatives may already be leaders, or may show signs of being a future leader, but all Student Council representatives are students who care for others and want to contribute towards making our school a better place for everyone. Students interested in serving on Student Council should complete an application and have their homeroom teacher complete a recommendation form.

    Grade Level: 4th & 5th

    Number of Students: 15

    Meeting Day(s): Fridays

    Time: 7:45 am - 8:20 am

    Sponsor(s): Cynthia Lewis and Mona Vosough

    Club Start/End Date: September 6, 2019 - May 8, 2019

  • World Citizens

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    World Citizens is a book club for students who are interested in learning more about the people and world around them! Read about the lives and experiences of other kids and discover how we all have the potential to make an impact.

    Grade Level: 4th & 5th

    Number of Students: 15

    Meeting Day(s): Wednesdays

    Time: 7:45 am - 8:20 am

    Sponsor(s): Mona Vosough

    Club Start/End Date: October23, 2019 - February 26, 2020

  • Pride of Parsons Chorus

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    Over the course of the year we will explore new music and composers, learn how to work as part of an ensemble, develop vocal skills, and have the opportunity to perform for our school and community. Beginning in September, we rehearse to prepare for our December concert. Beginning in January, we rehearse to prepare for our musical performance in May at Fine Arts Night. Membership in the Pride of Parsons Chorus costs $10 and includes a folder, music for the concert, music/parts for the spring musical, and a Pride of Parsons t-shirt for all new members. These dues can be paid directly through MyPaymentsPlus (accessible through the school website). Along with your payment, please read and sign the Chorus Contract and return to Mrs. Kennedy to ensure membership in the chorus (This was sent home with interested students and is available on Mrs. Kennedy's e-Class page).

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

    Number of Students: 90

    Meeting Day(s): Wednesdays and Thursdays

    Time: 7:30 am - 8:20 am

    Sponsor(s): Meghan Kenndedy (director), Misty Piper (assistant director)

    Club Start/End Date: 9/4/19 - 5/7/20

  • Witzzle Pro

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    Witzzle Pro is a fast paced math game where students use their knowledge of basic math facts, understanding or number operation, and problem solving skills.

    Grade Level: 4th and 5th

    Number of Students: 20

    Meeting Day(s): Thursdays

    Time: 7:40-8:20 am

    Sponsor(s): Becky Melts and Cassandra Cummings

    Club Start/End Date: 9/19/2019 - 2/27/2020

  • Robotics Club

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    In robotics club, students learn to use robots to solve problems. Admission to robotics club is by application only. Applications can be found on the Science Special eClass page. Applications are due Aug. 23, 2019.

    Grade Level: 4th & 5th

    Number of Students: 16

    Meeting Day(s): Thursdays

    Time: 3:45-4:30

    Sponsor(s): Michaela Austin 

    Club Start/End Date: 9/12/2019 - 2/6/20

  • Art Club

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    Art Club is for any fifth grade student that enjoys making art and would like to spend more time doing so. We will be using a variety of materials to create artwork including clay, paint, and more.

    Grade Level: 5th

    Number of Students: 20

    Meeting Day(s): Monday

    Time: 7:45 am- 8:20 am

    Sponsor(s): Krista Sheppard

    Club Start/End Date:  October 21 - January 13

  • Readers Rally

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    Readers Rally is a reading quiz bowl style competition for students in 4th and 5th grade at Parsons. Students read books from a pre-determined list and answer questions about those books. Elementary school teams use a list of 15 books, chosen by a GCPS committee, and compete against other elementary schools in our county. Each Gwinnett County school may send one team of ten players or less to the Readers Rally event, and our team will be chosen prior to Thanksgiving break. Being involved in Readers Rally at Parsons ES is a wonderful enrichment opportunity for our amazing readers. Students who are interested in joining the Readers Rally Team should stop by the media center or check the media center website for the book list and to sign up. Students also need to return a signed parent letter to participate in Readers Rally.

    Readers Rally Competition Saturday, February 22, 2020 Peachtree Ridge High School

    Grade Level: 4th & 5th

    Number of Students: 40

    Meeting Day(s): Monday

    Time: 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

    Sponsor(s): Sharon Britt & Cynthia Lewis

    Club Start/End Date: 9/9/19 - 2/17/20