• 21st Century Leaders

    Sponsors

    Nehal Desai

    Meeting Format

    In-Person

    Meeting Location and Time

    705, Friday 2:20 (Twice a month)

    Club Dues/Fees

    $5.00

    National, State, or Local Affiliations

    https://www.21stcenturyleaders.org/

    Mission Statement

    21st Century Leaders connects, transforms, and inspires high school students
    across Georgia to leverage diversity, explore career opportunities, and become
    leaders in their school, community, and ultimately the workforce.

    Examples of Planned Activities

    Leadership Connect (online training platform), Summer leadership institute, 2 service Projects a semester.

  • Art Club / National Art Honors Society

    Sponsors

    Kristina Jaunais and Alexis Walls

    Meeting Format

    In-person

    Meeting Location and Time

    Room 604 at 2:30 to 3:30 PM every other Wednesday (Aug. 24th, Sept. 7th and 21st, Oct. 12th and 26th, Nov. 9, and Dec. 7th)

    Club Dues/Fees

    $25.00

    National, State, or Local Affiliations

    National Art Honors Society

    Mission Statement

    Foster excellence and a dedicated spirit to the pursuit of art. Inspire and recognize those students who have shown outstanding ability in art.

    Examples of Planned Activities

    Lanier Student Art Calendar, Sidewalk Chalk Drawing Competition, Sugar Rush Canvas Scavenger Hunt, and many more fun opportunities!

  • Asian American Student Association

    Sponsors

    Eric Johansen

    Meeting Format

    In-person

    Meeting Location and Time

    Usually Room 400 or 203; once a month after school from 2:20-3:30 PM

    Club Dues/Fees

    Voluntary for 22-23

    National, State, or Local Affiliations

    GAASA (Gwinnett Asian American Student Association)

    Mission Statement

    The purpose of this club is to promote and encourage the various cultures and heritages of Asia. As an addition to our primary mission, we want the students at Lanier to embrace their Asian backgrounds and/or to become more aware of the different Asian cultures in the community. In order to promote this mission, our club will host activities from diverse cultures of Asia.

    Examples of Planned Activities

    GAASA Events; announced Foodie Fridays; others as announced

  • Beta Club

    Sponsors

    Teri Lance

    Meeting Format

    In-Person

    Meeting Location and Time

    2nd Monday of each month at 6:45 or 2:15 PM

    Club Dues/Fees

    None

    National, State, or Local Affiliations

    National Beta Club

    Mission Statement

    To promote the ideals of academic achievement, character, service and leadership among elementary and secondary school students. ACHIVEMENT - Recognizing and honoring high academic achivement. CHARACTER - Preparing young people for life and empowering them to be successful. LEADERSHIP - Developing the leaders of tomorrow. SERVICE - Demonstrating our motto: Let Us Lead by Serving Others.

    Description of Planned Activities

    TBD

  • Black Student Association

    Sponsors

    Larry Layfield and Aqueelah Ahmad-Harris

    Meeting Format

    In-Person

    Meeting Location and Time

    Room 105 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM (Tuesdays)

    Club Dues/Fees

    $26 payable through MyPaymentsPlus

    National, State, or Local Affiliation

    None.

    Mission Statement

    Lanier High School's Black Student Association (BSA) strives to foster a sense of community for all students by raising cultural awareness of the rich history of African-Americans and by promoting a positive image of black students as leaders in the Sugar Hill community. We embrace our cultural heritage, unity, and the appreciation of diversity and inclusion.

    Description of Planned Activities

    We have several different topics planned for this semester's meetings and are taking a look at the opportunity for field trips to colleges/universities as well as museums.

  • Computer Science Honor Society

    Sponsors

    Mike Reilly and Stacy Byous

    Meeting Format

    Blended

    Meeting Location and Time

    Room 723 at 6:45AM on the first Friday of each month.

    Dues/Fees

    None.

    National, State, or Local Affiliation

    National CSHS

    Mission Statement

    This CSHS encourages secondary students’ enthusiasm for computer science, honors academic excellence, and promotes service.

    Descriptions of Planned Activities

    Monthly meetings, and outreach focused on inspiring others to learn computer science. Spring classes online to teach elementary student the basics of programming and how it applies to life.

  • Dance Club

    Sponsors

    Rebekah Castner

    Meeting Format

    In-person

    Meeting Location and Time

    Room 602 on Tuesdays from 2:15 - 4:00 p.m.

    Club Dues/Fees

    $25.00

    National, State, or Local Affiliations

    Local

    Mission Statement

    Dance Club will give students exposure to a variety of dance forms.  Each week, we will meet and students will have a chance to learn different styles of dance. 

    Examples of Planned Activities

    The dance club will perform a night of dance in December and in March that will include professional and student choreographed pieces.

  • DECA

    Sponsors

    Ted Deppe and Jim Kay

    Meeting Format

    In-Person

    Meeting Location and Time

    Either the commons or room 501, every other Thursday with times TBD.

    Club Dues/Fees

    $25.00 to join, which includes a T-shirt. Competition fees are different at each level and are subsidized by Lanier DECA.

    National, State, or Local Affiliations

    Lanier DECA is affiliated at the state and national levels.

    Mission Statement

    DECA's LHS mission is to prepare emerging leaders in marketing, business, management, and entrepreneurship. DECA programs involve active participating from students, faculty and business professionals. Each DECA competitive event supports classroom learning which leads to unique real-world activities and future success.

    Descriptions of Planned Activities

    GA-only Testing Events

    Officer Training

    Community Service Project

    Region Competition

    State Competition

    International Competition

  • Drama Club

    Sponsors

    Teri Lance

    Meeting Format

    In-Person

    Meeting Location and Time

    The third Tuesday of each month from 2:30-4:00pm in the theatre.

    Club Dues/Fees

    $30

    National, State, or Local Affiliations

    International Thespian Society

    Mission Statement

    The Drama Club's mission is to provide educational and inspirational opportunities to learn about theatre and support the Lanier Theatre Company.

    Description of Planned Activities

    We participate in community service events and fun activities throughout the year.

    See the Drama Club's website for more information.

  • Environmental Club

    Sponsors

    Jeannie Lanio

    Meeting Format

    Ms. Lanio's Classroom

    Meeting Location and Time

    Every 2 weeks on Tuesday morning 9/13 6:50am Rm 805

    Club Dues/Fees

    $25.00

    National, State, or Local Affiliation

    Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful and Sugar Hill Mayor Hembree

    Mission Statement

    A student-centered organization made of passionate individuals whose mission is to raise awareness of environmental issues, with service projects and activities. We will be committed to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle. Our ultimate goal is to educate and collaborate with other schools, organizations, universities, corporations and government.

    Description of Planned Activities

    Power Flower project (creating flowers out of plastic water bottles) create bouquets to deliver to cancer patients. We collaborate with the WES foundation Sarah Babrick. Fall planting of bulbs in our school garden. Saturday clean up location, date and time TBA (last year was Gary Pirkle Park). Trunk or Treat. Decorate bandanas for animal shelters. Georgia aquarium field trip in January. "Love our Bus Event" in Feb to recognize our bus drivers and students that ride the bus to reduce air pollution (we collaborate with Georgia Commute Options). Recycling of paper and cardboard every 2 weeks until the end of the year. Gingerbread house decorations and pumpkin carvings, potlucks and more.

  • FCA / Lanier Christian Fellowship

    Sponsors

    Collin Jones, Tyler Nemec

    Meeting Format

    In-Person

    Meeting Location and Time

    One Friday/month from 6:45-7:00am in Room 400; One Monday/month at the football stadium from 5:45-7:00pm

    Club Dues/Fees

    Optional dues for a t-shirt.

    National, State, or Local Affiliations

    None.

    Mission Statement

    The mission of FCA and the Lanier Christian Fellowship is to provide an opportunity for students to grow in their faith and fellowship with Christians in the community.

    Descriptions of Planned Activities

    Donuts and devotions on Fridays before school; games and a message on Monday afternoons

  • FCCLA

    Sponsors

    Stephanie Rudnik and Amanda Stults

    Meeting Format

    In-Person

    Meeting Location and Time

    Room 203 at 2:15PM - Dates vary from month to month

    Dues/Fees

    $35.00

    National, State, or Local Affiliation

    Yes (State and National)

    Mission Statement

    To promote personal growth and leadership development through family and consumer sciences education. Focusing on the multiple roles of family member, wage earner, and community leader, members develop skills for life through: character development, creative and critical thinking, interpersonal communication, practical knowledge and career preparation.

    Descriptions of Planned Activities

    Fall Leadership Rally

    Fall Leadership Conference

    Region Star Events

    Day at the Capitol

    State Leadership Conference

  • First Generation

    Sponsors

    Ms. Key, Ms. Fischer & Ms. Druian

    Meeting Format

    In-person

    Meeting Location and Time

    Once a month during Longhorn Time and once a month after school on Wednesday.

    Club Dues/Fees

    N/A - Fundraising

    National, State, or Local Affiliation

    Georgia First Gen (Community Partner)

    Mission Statement

    The First Generation Club at Lanier is dedicated to providing excellent resources for ensuring that students are well prepared to succeed and become the next leaders of tomorrow. The focus of the club is to provide students with college and career planning, field trips, workshops, and post secondary planning.

    Planned Activities

    College & Career planning, college trip, guest speakers, community service, etc.

  • French Club

    Sponsors

    Joel Sisson and Pamela Falls Eyraud

    Meeting Format

    In-Person

    Meeting Location and Time

    Room 714 (Mr. Sisson's room) on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month, from 2:20PM-3:00PM.

    Club Dues/Fees

    $20.00 (pay on MyPaymentsPlus)

    National, State, or Local Affiliations

    None

    Mission Statement

    The French Club is open not only to students enrolled in French classes, but to all who share an interest in French Culture. Activities are social and cultural in nature and will include several events involving: food, games, music, art, films in French, celebrations of holidays in the French-speaking world, etc. Dues include a t shirt.

    Descriptions of Planned Activities

    Going to French restaurants

    Celebrating French holidays

    Discussing the French-speaking world

    Promoting French in the local elementary and middle schools

    Watching French films

    Sampling French food

    Viewing French art (just to name a few...)

  • French Honor Society

    Sponsors

    Joel Sisson and Pamela Falls Eyraud

    Meeting Format

    In-Person

    Meeting Location and Time

    Room 714 (Mr. Sisson's room); meetings on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month (2:20PM-3:00PM) with the French Club.

    Club Dues/Fees

    $20 (By invitation only! $20 fee is a one-time fee during your induction year; you do NOT have to pay for French Club membership if you're a member of FHS.)

    National, State, or Local Affiliations

    AATF (American Association of Teachers of French)

    Mission Statement

    The French Honor Society's mission is to recognize students' outstanding scholarship in the study of French. Students who meet the membership criteria will be welcomed in at an induction ceremony (by invitation only), receive and get to wear a tri-colored honor cord at graduation, and receive a membership certificate and French Club t-shirt. French Honor Society provides a way to focus activities around the French language and Francophone cultures and to encourage participation in French-related extra curricular activities. In addition, students can acquire leadership skills by serving as officers of French Club and FHS (FHS members are given priority in the leadership board voting process), directing the initiation ceremony, participating in community service and tutoring, or leading other chapter events.

    Descriptions of Planned Activities

    We will complete the same activities as French Club; however, French Honor Society members can also gain community service hours for tutoring French 1, 2 and 3 students in French. French Honor Society members can attend local French-related activities hosted by AATF, the Alliance Française d'Atlanta, and/or other local schools.

  • Helping Humanity

    Sponsors

    Collin Jones

    Meeting Format

    In-Person

    Meeting Location and Time

    Two Mondays each month in Room 400, from 2:20-3:00pm

    Club Dues/Fees

    Optional dues for a shirt.

    National, State, or Local Affiliation

    None.

    Mission Statement

    Helping Humanity promotes social justice causes in our school and community through service work and projects, working to advance equity through education and awareness. Helping Humanity seeks to provide a safe space for all students while discussing topics relating to gender, sexuality, race, and other societal issues.

    Descriptions of Planned Activities

    Conversations and activities to educate and provide a safe space for students

  • HoPe

    Sponsors

    Elizabeth Cardy and Dallas Loewen

    Meeting Format

    In-Person

    Meeting Location and Time

    Room 400 from 2:30-4:00PM, usually on the second Tuesday of every month

    Club Dues/Fees

    $25

    National, State, or Local Affiliation

    None.

    Mission Statement

    The mission of HoPe is to increase the graduation rate among Hispanic high school students through leadership, education, and community service.

    Descriptions of Planned Activities

    Trunk or Treat , Talent Show, Car Wash, HoPe Conference, Parent night and much more!

  • HOSA

    Sponsors

    Aqueelah Ahmad-Harris

    Meeting Format

    In-person

    Meeting Location and Time

    2:15 room 400 twice a month

    Club Dues/Fees

    $45

    National, State, or Local Affiliations

    National, State, and Local

    Mission Statement

    HOSA is an organization designed to develop leadership and communication skills; build self-confidence; promote career opportunities in the healthcare industry; develop skills in the healthcare industry, and to support the health education curriculum.

    Description of Planned Activities

    Fall Rally 10-14, Fall Leadership Conference November 7-8, State Leadership Conference March 2-4

  • Interpretation Nation

    Sponsors

    Dallas Loewen

    Meeting Format

    In-person

    Meeting Location and Time

    Monthly after school (dates and locations may vary)

    Club Dues/Fees

    $25.00

    National, State, or Local Affiliations

    None.

    Mission Statement

    Interpretation Nation seeks to serve our community by providing language services in order to reduce barriers and increase equity and unity.

    Examples of Planned Activities

    Translating/interpreting of school documents and for school events. Development of resources for parents/students in various languages.

  • Key Club

    Sponsors

    Anne Byrand

    Meeting Format

    In-person

    Meeting Location and Time

    Last Wednesday of the month at 6:45 or 2:20

    Club Dues/Fees

    $20

    National, State, or Local Affiliations

    Key Club International

    Mission Statement

    Key Club is affiliated with Kiwanis Club International and is a community service organization. It develops initiative and leadership skills in students through serving others in our school and community.

    Descriptions of Planned Activities

    Donations to Home of Hope Children's Center. Members are encouraged to find and share service opportunities.

  • Lanier Crochet Club

    Sponsors

    Fabiana Fischer

    Meeting Format

    In-person

    Meeting Location and Time

    Media Center 2:10-3:00 on Mondays

    Club Dues/Fees

    $50

    National, State, or Local Affiliations

    N/A

    Mission Statement

    The Crochet Club teaches students the basic crochet skills which are necessary to make hats, blankets, scarves, and more. Students are encouraged to be creative while having the opportunity to meet other peers with similar interests. One of our major goals is to help our community by donating hats and scarfs to shelters and churches.

    Examples of Planned Activities

    Students will help deliver items to churches and shelters.

  • Lanier Latino Partnership

    Sponsors

    Johnny Sepulveda

    Meeting Format

    In-person

    Meeting Location and Time

    Room 400 During Longhorn Time

    Club Dues/Fees

    None

    National, State, or Local Affiliations

    None

    Mission Statement

    Lanier High School's Lanier Latino Partnership (LLP) strives to foster a sense of community for all students by raising cultural awareness of the rich history of Latinos and by promoting a positive image of Latino students as leaders in the Sugar Hill Community. We embrace our cultural heritage, unity, and the appreciation of diversity and inclusion. Our goal for the students at Lanier is to embrace their Latino backgrounds and/or to become more aware of the different Latino cultures in the community.

    Examples of Planned Activities

    We have several different topics planned for meetings, field trips to colleges/universities, and much more!

  • Lanier Lawhorns (Mock Trial)

    Sponsors

    Jessica Sisson, Lead Teacher Coach; Anoopa Laurens, Lead Attorney Coach (Community Member)

    Meeting Format

    In-Person

    Meeting Location and Time

    Trailer #5, Wednesdays @ 2:20PM

    Club Dues/Fees

    $35 per year

    National, State, or Local Affiliations

    State Bar of Georgia

    Mission Statement

    The purpose of the Lanier LawHorns is to help students gain an understanding of the legal system by providing opportunities for students to participate in mock trials where players assume attorney and witness roles in a court case. The students prepare this case and compete in the Georgia High School Mock Trial competition against schools across the county and state.

    Descriptions of Planned Activities

    We will be competing in court rooms across the county, as well as participating in various school celebrations/functions - for example, Trunk or Treat in the fall - and fundraising activities. We also have plans to do some fun activities like escape rooms or movie and food nights! Come join us!!

  • Lanier Productions

    Sponsors

    Keith Phillips

    Meeting Format

    In-person

    Meeting Location and Time

    Tuesdays from 2:20-3:00

    Club Dues/Fees

    None

    National, State, or Local Affiliations

    Student Television Network

    Mission Statement

    Lanier Productions supports and provides opportunities for students to pursue their passions in Filmmaking, Television Production, Journalism, and Sports Video by creating content for the Lanier Cluster as well as competing in various state and national film competitions.

    Examples of Planned Activities

    Students will learn film equipment and the filmmaking process by filming short films throughout the school year. This is in preparation for the Film Invitational competitions as well as various other competitions and challenges students will take part in.

  • Macy's Embrace

    Sponsors

    Daron Martin and Joanna Key

    Meeting Format

    In-person

    Meeting Location and Time

    Longhorn Time in the Media Center

    Club Dues/Fees

    N/A

    National, State, or Local Affiliations

    N/A

    Mission Statement

    Our mission is to stimulate the growth of students into a deeper understanding of entrepreneurship by embracing collaboration and technology, which will allow our students to learn, lead, and succeed.

    Examples of Planned Activities

    Design challenges, presentations, field trips to Macy's and other technology hubs, guest speakers, etc.

  • Mu Alpha Theta

    Sponsors

    Malissa Chadwick and Rozina Essani

    Meeting Format

    Blended

    Club Dues/Fees

    $20

    National, State, or Local Affiliation

    National affiliation

    Meeting Location and Time

    Room 405 at 6:40 AM on announced days.

    Mission Statement

    Mu Alpha Theta is the National High School Mathematics Honor Society with over 75,000 student members in more than 1,500 schools. We are dedicated to inspiring keen interest in mathematics, developing strong scholarship in the subject, and promoting the enjoyment of mathematics in high school students. Mu Alpha Theta achieves these goals by: providing a method for schools to recognize and encourage those students who enjoy and excel in mathematics; organizing a National Convention for teachers and students to participate in math-related events and interact with others from across the country; rewarding outstanding extracurricular achievement by offering special awards to both students and their faculty advisors; and providing Mathematics Competitions to participating members at their own school through the Log 1 Contest and the Rocket City Math League.

    Descriptions of Planned Activities

    Pi Day, math competitions

  • National English Honors Society

    Sponsors

    Vandervalk, Long, Dolcimascolo

    Meeting Format

    In-person

    Meeting Location and Time

    Biweekly in room 210.

    Club Dues/Fees

    $25 -- $15 to national and $10 to local

    National, State, or Local Affiliations

    Sigma Tau Delta

    Mission Statement

    The mission of NEHS is to promote mastery of written expression, encourage worthwhile reading, and foster fellowship among students who excel in English studies. Our mission is to share our gifts by service to society and by fostering literacy.

    Examples of Planned Activities

    Induction, community service, tutoring

  • National Honor Society

    Sponsors

    Aqueelah Ahmad-Harris

    Meeting Format

    In-person

    Meeting Location and Time

    Monthly room 400 6:45am or 2:15pm

    Club Dues/Fees

    Senior dues $20 

    National, State, or Local Affiliations

    National

    Mission Statement

    National Honor Society is a prestigious organization that invites members based on their cumulative GPA of 94  or above. In addition to being an Honors organization, we feel that service is an integral part of what we do, and we will be hosting numerous service projects throughout the year to help our community. Membership is by invitation only in the spring to all rising 11th graders,  There is an application process, with new members being notified in May. Dues cover national dues, purchase of stoles for seniors, induction pins and certificates, and various incidentals during the year. 

    Examples of Planned Activities

    Some of our biggest events are the Induction of New Members in April, Trunk or Treat in October, our Hygiene drive in November, Clothing Drive in December and Tutoring services year round. For more information, contact advisor Mrs. Aqueelah Ahmad-Harris.

  • Readers' Club

    Sponsors

    Suzanne Gordon, Liz Dolcimascolo, Marc Williams

    Meeting Format

    In-person with online options

    Meeting Location and Time

    Media Center side room during Longhorn Time, 2-4 times a month

    Club Dues/Fees

    No fees, T-shirt for Readers Rally competition students

    National, State, or Local Affiliations

    Affiliated with GCPS Readers Rally

    Mission Statement

    Students discuss books and may choose to focus on ten titles chosen by GCPS from the current list of Georgia Peach Book Award for Teen Readers Nominees. If the LHS team competes, they will face other high schools in Gwinnett County to answer factual questions in a quiz bowl format about the books read and discussed.

    Examples of Planned Activities

    Readers Rally: Saturday, 2/25/23

  • Relay for Life

    Sponsors

    Tricia Bernstein

    Meeting Format

    Online

    Meeting Location and Time

    3rd Thursday of the month via Zoom at 6pm

    Mission Statement

    The mission of the Relay for Life team is to raise money, increase awareness, and organize support and service for those affected by cancer, in order to instill a culture of hope, encouragement, and perseverance within the school and the community.

    Description of Planned Events

    Masked Jingle Competition, Mr. Lanier Pageant, Sporting Event Concessions, Gwinnett County Relay for Life Main Event

  • Robotics Club

    Sponsors

    Mike Reilly and John Becker

    Meeting Format

    In-Person

    Meeting Location and Time

    Wednesday afternoons, 2:30-4pm starting in room 733-735.

    Dues/Fees

    None

    National, State, or Local Affiliation

    Affiliated with FIRST.

    Mission Statement

    The mission of the FIRST Robotics club is to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders and innovators, by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering, and technology skills, that inspire innovation, and that foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership.

    Descriptions of Planned Activities

    We have a series of lessons and activities in the fall semester to learn robotics in preparation for a competitive season from January through April. Beginners ARE our priority, for people to learn.

  • Spanish Club

    Sponsors

    Jessica Hernandez, Sponsor; Laurie Brown, Co-Sponsor

    Meeting Format

    In-person most of the time. Sometimes blended.

    Meeting Location and Time

    Room 713 at 2:15PM third Wednesday per month.

    Dues/Fees

    $25.00

    National, State, or Local Affiliation

    None

    Mission Statement

    Our mission is to promote the Spanish language and culture through different activities such as watching Spanish and Latin American films and enjoying Spanish and Latin American foods. By joining the club, you'll be able to enjoy awesome Hispanic foods and beverages, and celebrate the language, art, music, history, etc. with members of the coolest club at Lanier High School.

    Descriptions of Planned Activities

    Doing local Hispanic restaurant outings. Celebrating Hispanic Holidays. Watching Hispanic Movies. Sampling Hispanic Foods. Discussing the Latin speaking world.

  • Spanish Honor Society

    Sponsors

    Rhonda Silva, Sponsor; Laurie Brown, Co-Sponsor

    Meeting Location and Time

    Meetings are not held. Students can contact Ms. Silva either in-person or via email with questions.

    Club Dues/Fees

    $28.00 for initial induction (by invitation only); $10 for Honor Cord at graduation

    National, State, or Local Affiliation

    AATSP

    Mission Statement

    The mission of the Spanish national honor Society is to promote the Spanish language and culture and encourage life-long learning of Spanish.

  • Student Council

    Sponsors

    Jennifer Mattox and Joey Junius

    Meeting Format

    In-Person

    Meeting Location and Time

    First Thursday, of every month, 6:45am

    Club Dues/Fees

    $30

    National, State, or Local Affiliations

    Georgia Association of Student Councils

    Mission Statement

    Giving students the opportunity to be leaders, helping the community, and promoting school spirit.

    Descriptions of Planned Activities

    Homecoming, Prom Fashion Show