Lanier Middle School Clubs
Sponsors: Annie Park and Carrie Nicholoson
Art Club is for any student who would like to learn about creative processes-Digital drawings, Jewelry Making and Animation sketches and film viewing
Lanier Art Club is affiliated with GAEA.
Art Club will be meeting virtually via google classroom. The club will meet on Tuesday mornings between 8:30 AM to 9:00 AM each week. Minimal supplies will be required for this club. Students will be designing their own visual journals!
Sponsor: Rebekah Spratlin & Kellie YockeyActivities: School Garden, Ronald McDonald House Charity, Videos to help elderly with technologyMission: To promote the ideals of academic achievement, character, service, and leadership among middle school students. To reward meritorious achievement and to encourage and assist students in continuing their education after high school. Meeting will begin after Labor Day.Meeting days: Wednesday at 8:15 1.176 (Spratlin)Affiliated with: National Beta
Sponsor: Nick Elliott
The purpose of Drama Club is to encourage students to think outside of the box, push individual boundaries, and become more confident performers. Members will improve their social skills and develop leadership skills. They will also become more adept at collaboration. We will be putting on a small production in early December, and (depending on interest), a musical in the spring.
Meetings will be Thursday afternoons from 4:15 - 5:30, starting after Labor Day. When the Drama Club is putting on a show, students will be required to meet more often for rehearsals .
Sponsor: Chap Shearouse
The mission of our Longhorn Environmental Club is to promote stewardship, service, and conservation in our school, our community, and our world through education, awareness, and action.
Environmental Club members will help facilitate the removal of recyclable materials from the building each week and ensure that all members of our Longhorn community are aware of what can and cannot be recycled. We will also meet to discuss environmental issues and offer students a platform for engagement in conservation and stewardship projects.
FCA | Ignite Club
Sponsors: Eileen Boone, Adam Webb and Carla Youmans
The Fellowship of Christian Athletes engages students and athletes to grow in their faith and sport
Planned activities - TBD
Start Date: October 7th
Affiliated with: FCA Gwinnett
Meeting Date(s): Wednesday mornings at 8:15am location to be determined by popularity of club
Sponsors: Adam Webb and Cody GarrettTo inspire students to learn from the past and change the future.
National History ClubWe will begin meeting on Monday Nov. 2nd. We will meet through Google Meets at 8:15AM.
- Weekly Meetings
- Book Study
- Community Projects
- Virtual Field Trips
Sponsors: Coach Love & Coach Rabek
Intramurals Club is a great opportunity for students to have fun and be active before school. Under the supervision of a certified teacher, students will have the opportunity to play basketball or soccer.
Students can participate in as many or as few sessions as is convenient; they are not required to attend every session. Students are not required to be in the gym right at 8:00, but they MUST arrive by 8:10 in order to be placed on a team.
March 3rd- April 1st
Required Permission Form before you can begin must be completed and turned in to Coach Rabek or Coach Love.
Sponsor - Janan OlsenMission/purpose:
Kindness is contagious! We are on a mission to spread kindness around the world. Community spread is the best way to ensure everyone is impacted by kindness. We have many initiatives planned for this year that include impacting our local school, local community, our nation, and even on a global level, the world.
Description of planned activities:
COMMUNITY – September and October
Affiliated with: North Gwinnett Co-Op
HELP US fill the pantry shelves at North Gwinnett Co-Op by bringing in items they are needing as soon as possible. Items especially needed will be shared in August, and details for collection of these items or drop-off locations will be shared as well.
GLOBAL – October and November
Shoeboxes For Children Around the World – Samaritan’s Purse – To be determined (depends on pandemic situation at this time)
Shoeboxes for Children Around the World is a global outreach program via Samaritan’s Purse. Shoeboxes are filled with toys and socks and school supplies, etc. for the gender and age of child you select.
If available, students may sign up to volunteer at Shoebox Distributing Center in Duluth, GA – Date TBD
COUNTY-WIDE COMMUNITY – School/Student Needs For Food Over Holidays and Summer (GCPS Students)
Gather food for students to have food over holidays and breaks
LOCAL – September, October, November, December
Electronic or snail mail notes of encouragement and affirmation for teachers, admin, staff, students will be written by Kindness Club members and sent electronically or dropped off at an announced location.
Assistance to Teachers - - Find ways to help teachers do their job without as much stress. Drop off supplies or coffee or gift cards or simply a hand-written note. If in person, students can physically go around to assist teachers by asking, “ How can we help you this morning?” Possible Options: Sharpen pencils, staple papers, organize a file drawer, hang something on the wall, clean coffee cup, write plans on whiteboard, run on errand, tutor a student in your room, take something to be copied to the media center, pick up copies for you from the media center, work on a Pinteresty-craft project
Initiatives for 2020-2021 – SEMESTER 2
Kick-Off Breakfast (If Face-to-Face) for Kindness Club members – Provided by Mrs. Olsen
Valentines for Teachers – Red and pink hearts with kind sayings (handwritten by Kindness Club members) for teachers and cookies decorated by Kindness Club members
School-Wide Kindness Challenge – Help counselors and peer leaders with this initiative as requested or needed
Smarties for Milestones testing – All students at LMS - - “Hey, Smarties! Do your best on the test!”
Handwritten notes with Smarties attached for all 6th, 7th, and 8th graders.
Continue helping teachers in their classroom and providing coffee/ice to teachers.
RAK Day – Promote Random Acts of Kindness DayAny local, state, national affiliations: Samaritan's Purse for Shoeboxes for Children; 12Stone Church provides shipping cost for Samaritan's Purse Shoeboxes and the shoeboxes to be filledMeeting days/times: Weekly on Monday mornings at 8:15AM
Science Fair Club
Sponsor: Mrs. HallScience Fair Club will meet once a week in the morning to provide extra help and teacher guidance to students regarding science fair projects. This is open to students who are required to complete Science Fair for a grade and to those who would like to participate on a voluntary basis. Students will receive assistance with experimental design and paperwork during club meetings. Students will receive guidance in order to participate in the local school science fair in January with the option to move on to the Gwinnett Science & Engineering Fair in February based on scores locally.
Coaches: Justin Brown & Tim Rabek
Purpose: The purpose of the soccer club is to be used as a pilot program to get soccer as a sanctioned sport in Gwinnett County schools. Therefore, this team requires tryouts and where games are played against other middle schools finishing the season with a county tournament. Our mission is to grow our players not only individually but as a team as well. More information about soccer club will be provided when students are permitted back in the building.
Tryout dates: 6th grade, TBA, 7th grade, TBA, 8th grade, TBA, Final tryout with returning players, TBA
Players will have to pay for jerseys and tournament fees, Amount of money, TBA
Practices will be in the morning, girls practice on Mondays and Thursdays, boys practice Tuesdays and Fridays. We will practice half the time on the field and half in the gym. Games will be Saturday mornings and after school.
Affiliations: We are affiliated with Gwinnett County: The Futbol Classic tournament that is hosted at Bryson Park in Lilburn, Ga by Michael Spivey8th
STEM Bots Club
Sponsors: Michele Langhans, Jim Mitchell, Catherine Proctor,
We are the LMS' robotics club. While normally all students are invited to join. this year, as we all know is a little different. We work on problem-solving, basic coding, and teamwork. Please see this presentation for details forthe 2020-2021 Robotics Club guidelines.
Planned Activities: Any competitions we participate in will be done so virtually.
Local and State Affiliations: We use Vex IQ
Sponsors: Michele Langhans, Jim Mitchell, Catherine Proctor
Local and State Affiliations: We use Vex IQ
Meeting Days: Tuesday's
Sponsors: Cody Garrett,Holli Imig, Karen Jones, Shannon Rolin
Weekly meeting, election of officers, other activities tbd
The purpose of Student Council is to promote pride, spirit, service, and achievement in our school. Student Council Members are a part of an elected group of leaders who stand to serve the school community.
Possible Activities Include:
Create posters for PTA projects (dances, food drives, etc)
Nerd day dress up (for interim testing)
Pajama day for math technology
Helped with jingle wars
Valentine Grams. (This is the only fund-raiser for Student Council and pays for our end of the yearactivity - donut breakfast)
Leprechaun Trap activity
End of the year spirit days - (dress up days)
Entire Council meetings are the first Monday of the Month in the Media Center at 8:15 am.Committee meetings -tbd- (Leadership committee needs to meet right before the monthly meeting, and the communication committee the day after the monthly meetings)