• Clubs and Activities!

    Spring 2023

    Dates: Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22, March 8, 15, 22, 29  *Please note that KidzLife meets Mondays and COYAD meets Tuesdays.

    Times: 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

    Cost: $40

    Behavior Expectations: Students will be asked to follow all school and school system guidelines and rules.  If a student is not able to comply with these rules he/she will be withdrawn from the program.  No refunds are given for students asked to leave the program for inappropriate behavior.

    Transportation: In signing your student up for a program, you agree to pick up your student at 4:00pm. Students will be withdrawn from the program if they cannot be picked up on time.

    Registration: Registration for Spring 2023 can only be completed online at www.mypaymentsplus.com from Wednesday, January 25th (opens at 8:00 p.m.) through Saturday, January 28th (closes at midnight).

    Check out the club descriptions below or the full flyer linked here.

    If you have any questions please contact Sonya J. Lacy at sonya.lacy@gcpsk12.org or (678) 344-6100.

  • Animation Creation

    Using Google Drawings and Slides, students will learn to create and animate. Creating digital drawings will allow the opportunity to practice visual observation, spacial awareness, logical reasoning, critical thinking, and PERSEVERANCE! 

    Grades: 3-5  Class size: 12

    Sponsor:  Ms. Rebecca Fritzinger

    Location: Ledford Lab 1

  • Cooking Club

    Cooking with Ms. Cooper will give students the opportunity to learn about different types of foods (from around the world) and establish good eating habits in a fun and exciting way, while still acquiring skills in math (measurements); Science (mixtures and chemical/physical reactions) and Social Studies (different cultures).

    Sponsor: Ms. Christine Cooper and Ms. Maima Waritay

    Class Size 20

    Grades: K-5

    Location: Cafe

  • COYAD

    Taekwondo, Drug Prevention, & Leadership Training

    The Council Of Youth Anti-Drug (COYAD) is committed to build a healthy network for youth by providing drug prevention education and leadership training in order to promote a more valuable and meaningful life.

    Grades: 4-5   Class size 30

    Sponsors: https://www.coyad.org/

    Location: Media Center (Tuesdays)

  • Crafting Literacy Club

    Students will  participate in fun interactive read alouds that help them level up their literacy skills.  Then, students will create a related craft.  While crafting, students will work on many valuable life skills like following directions and seeking solutions.  

    "If you have participated in a Literacy Crafting Club in the past, please allow other students the opportunity  to attend this club.  Many of the books and crafts from last year will be repeated this year."

    Grades: K-2   Class size 20

    Sponsors: Ms.  Shelby Talley and Ms. Hayleigh Green

    Location: Ms. Green’s Classroom

  • Japanese Club

    こんにちは! Have you ever wanted to learn another language? Why not learn Japanese? Here, we can learn beginner Japanese with emphasis on: the three alphabets (hiragana, katakana, and kanji) and the Japanese culture. This is a great introductory club in all things Japan.

    Sponsor: Pharah Truesdale

    Class Size: 10

    Grades 3-5

    Location: Ms. Truesdale’s Classroom

  • Games

    This club provides students with an opportunity to learn and explore a variety of board games.  Students will be able to work together on teamwork and cooperative skills while playing games.  The Game Club will allow students to enhance social skills by playing games with others, meeting new friends, collaborating in groups, playing with equity, and having FUN!

    Grades K-2    

    Class size 16

    Sponsors:  Ms. Sabrina Callis and Ms. Jennifer Thompson

    Location: Ms. Thompson’s Classroom

  • KidzLife Club

    Goals: Help children build healthy, respectful relationships with each other, and their community; Provide children with positive, caring role models; Encourage connections with children and their families to churches in the community.

    Who: 2nd grade - 5th grade

    When: MONDAYS September 12-November 15 and January 9-March 20

    Where: Club meets in the Starling Media Center

    Time: 2:45-4:30 pm *Your child must be picked up immediately after the club ends. Our policies do not allow KidzLife Club teachers or helpers to remain at school after club or to give a student a ride home. If your child is not picked up immediately after club three times throughout the school year, he/she will not be allowed to continue attending the club. Thank you.

    Sponsor: Hosted and Conducted by Grace New Hope; Contact: Leslie Hampton leslie@gfc.tv

    How To Register: Click here and fill out the form.

  • Lego Club

    The Lego Club follows the 4C’s of Lego Company- Connect, Construct, Contemplate, and Continue.  Students will be introduced to a theme through a variety of resources and brainstorming ideas/concepts related to the theme, using new and prior knowledge.  They will then use their creative imaginations to create structures related to the themes.  There will be a culminating activity for each theme, affording students the opportunity to share and explain their work to others in the group.

    Grades: K-2 

    Class size: 15

    Sponsor: Ms. Laura Van Tassel

    Location: Ms Triphahn's classroom

  • Performing Arts Club (NEW)

    Do you see yourself as a performer?  Do you like to act, dance, or sing? Are you someone who wants to get experience performing in some capacity? The Performing Arts Club is for you!  Students in this club will have the opportunity to create, perform, respond, and connect in an informal environment.  They will learn theater vocabulary, practice with group skits, monologues, learn some choreography, and shine in 3-2-1...Sign Up! 

    Grades: 3-5 

    Class size: 20

    Sponsor:  Ms. Mickie Lewis and Ms. Dana Colemab

    Location: Media Center

  • Robotics Club

    Come explore some of the robots we use here at Starling. Build, program, and learn how to problem solve with robots like Lego Wedo, Lego Spike Prime, Sphero RVR, Makeblock MBot, and more! Robotics Club offers the same learning experiences in fall and spring. 

    Grades: 3-5

    Class size: 16 students

    Sponsors: Jenny Bell

  • Starling Cheer

    Starling Cheerleaders will have the opportunity to build their stamina in fitness, while also motivating our school and community to reach its fullest  potential in all aspects of Grayson Team Spirit. Go Rams!

    Grades: 4-5 

    Class size: 22

    Sponsors: Ms. Whitney Williams and Ms. Breana Walters

    Location: Activities Room

  • Yearbook Club

    This club will give students a hands-on experience within different aspects of the yearbook creation process.  Students will assist in creating ads, editing layouts, proofreading designs, and more.

    Sponsor:  Ms. Dayna Halloran

    Class Size: 12

    Grades: 4-5

    Location: Ms. Halloran’s Classroom