Clubs and Organizations
In Lego Robotics, students learn about computer coding, robot assembly and operation, and learn to solve a real world problem while competing against teams from other schools. Students present different aspects of their solution at competition and compete in a robot challenge based on the problem they are solving.
Faculty Advisors: Amy Boalch and Katie Brice
Readers Rally is a quiz-bowl style competition for students in grades 4 - 12. Students read books from a predetermined list and answer questions about those books. Each Gwinnett County school may send one team of up to 10 students to the Readers Rally Competition. The Simpson Readers Group meets weekly after school to prepare for the competition in March. During their weekly meetings, they discuss the assigned books and hold practice competitions. Great fun is had by all!
Faculty Advisor: Elizabeth Nakano
The Safety Patrol consists of peer leaders in the fifth grade who have applied and been recommended by their teacher for the Safety Patrol. Members provide assistance with loading the buses during dismissal.
Faculty Advisor: Gayle Dingler
Simpson Singers is the non auditioned chorus for fifth grade students. This ensemble meets for weekly 8:00 AM rehearsals from September to March of the school year. Children build singing skills through preparation for National Anthem performances at Norcross High School and an Atlanta Braves' game, in addition to holiday caroling at Barnes & Noble. Six performances of a musical drama are presented in March of each year, as a highlight of the national observance of "Music in our Schools" Month.
Faculty Advisor: Jan L. Smith
Student Council serves as both a student leadership organization as well as a service program at Simpson Elementary. Members are selected by classmates to represent their class. Student Council is comprised of two representatives from each fourth and fifth grade classroom. Student Council is in charge of the paper recycling program and participates in service projects throughout the year. The central focus is leadership development.
Faculty Advisors: Simpson Counselors
This fun, fast-paced math game encourages mastery of math facts. The club, for 4th and 5th graders, meets in the mornings before school and competes with the Norcross Cluster elementary schools. Look for information to come home in Friday Folders.
Faculty Advisor: Brandy Bosak