Lanier Middle School Clubs
Sponsors: Annie Park
Activities: Art Club is for any student who would like to learn about creative processes-Digital drawings, Jewelry Making, Animation sketches, and film viewing. Minimal supplies will be required for this club. Students will be designing their own visual journals!
Meeting days: The club will meet on designated Tuesday mornings in the Art Room (1.276).
Affiliated with: Lanier Art Club is affiliated with GAEA.
Sponsor: Elza James, Rebekah Spratlin & Melissa Hayes
Activities: Service projects chosen by the Beta Club
Mission: 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. Meetings will begin after Labor Day.
Meeting days: Wednesday at 8:15 beginning after Labor Day 1.176 (Spratlin)
Affiliated with: National Beta
*Please contact Rebekah.Spratlin@gcpsk12.org for more information.
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 Wednesdays afternoons starting after Labor Day, from 4:15 - 5:30, in the Media Center,
When the Drama Club is putting on a show, students will be required to meet more often for rehearsals.
FCA | Ignite Club
Sponsors: Carla Youmans & Andy Armstrong from Sugar Hill Church
Activities - Food, Games, and an Inspirational Speaker to encourage you!
Mission: To be an encouraging group of LMS students that gather to learn more and develop a growing relationship with Christ
Affiliated with: FCA
Meeting Date(s): 2nd Wednesday of every month.
Sponsors: Coach Nicholson & Coach Rabek
Intramurals Club is a great opportunity for students to have fun and be active before school.
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 8:05, but they MUST arrive by 8:10 in order to be placed on a team.
Students MUST turn in a permission form before being allowed to participate.
September 6th - Oct. 28th
Required Permission Form to be turned in to Coach Nicholoson or Coach Rabek before you can participate.
Kindness Club Sponsor: Janan Olsen
Championing kindness is cool! The Lanier Kindness Club is on a mission to initiate the spread of kindness around the world, and we plan to make it happen by engaging in the needs around us. Community spread ensures everyone is impacted by kindness, and we have many initiatives planned for this year that will affect not only our local school but that will also impact our community and even reach out to meet needs on a global scale.
Description of Planned Activities:
GLOBAL - Raise awareness of critical world needs in Kenya, Uganda, and Haiti via 410Bridge.org where students and teachers can donate online with their families by purchasing chickens, goats, and cows to help provide livelihood to families in these needy countries.
COMMUNITY – North Gwinnett Co-Op and KnockOutHunger Food Collections, Adventure Bags: Providing Comfort for Children in Crisis, Jambos: Pajamas for Children in Foster Care
LOCAL SCHOOL – Encouragement, affirmation, and assistance to our students, teachers, admin, and staff through our teacher helper program; random and intentional acts of kindness; sunshine boxes/baskets to express sympathy and condolences; and notes of encouragement and affirmation
Local, State, and National Affiliations:
410Bridge.org, KnockoutHunger.com, North Gwinnett Co-Op, AdventureBags.org, jambosdonates.com
Weekly on Thursday mornings at 8:15 AM-8:50 AM
Coaches: Kellie Yockey & Shawn Davies
Purpose: While the soccer club is technically a club it still requires tryouts as 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.
Tryout dates: Tryouts begin sometime in October
Players will have to pay for jerseys and tournament fees, Amount of money-TBA
Practices will be in the morning @ 8:15 AM, on Monday and Wednesday beginning in January
Affiliations: We are affiliated with Gwinnett County:8th
STEM Bots Club
Sponsors: Michele Langhans, Jim Mitchell, Kim Friedel
Mission: Lanier Middle School’s STEMbots mission is to introduce students to the world of robotics, using STEM skills and teamwork.
Purpose: The purpose of STEMbots is to develop STEM skills and practice engineering principles while realizing the value of hard work, innovation, and working as a team.
Planned Activities: Building, coding and competing will be a part of our club. More information to come regarding competitions as it gets released. Watch this
Local and State Affiliations: Vex IQ
Meeting Days: Tuesday and Thursday at 4:15 PM - 6 PM in Mr. Mitchell's room