Clubs and Activities!
Enrollment for the fall session of clubs closes on Wednesday, September 18th. Register through MyPaymentsPlus. View the full club list below.
Dates: All classes will meet on Wednesdays from 3:10 to 4:00 on 9/25, 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/30, 11/6, 11/13, 11/20
Standards of Behavior: Students will be asked to follow all school and school system guide-lines 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 If a student is not able to comply with these rules he/she will be withdrawn from the program.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 child up for a program, you are agreeing to pick up your child AT 4:00pm. Students will be withdrawn from the program if they cannot be picked up on time.
Chess club is a year-long club run by Chess Adventures. Please visit www.chessadventures.org for more information.
Cooking with Mrs. Cooper
Cooking with Ms. Cooper will give students the op-portunity to learn about food and 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). This club fills up fast!
Grades: K-5 Class size: 30 students
Sponsors: Christine Cooper
Join the Eco-Heroes Club to help keep the environment around Starling ES healthy! Make bird feeders, work in the garden and outdoor classroom, and create commercials to help teach Starling students and their families how to keep our environment clean and beautiful!
Grades: 1-5 Class size: 20
Sponsors: Trisha Connor and Melinda Heimerich
Students gain valuable life skills through play, such as turn taking, seeking solutions, and loosing gracefully. While playing board games students will work on reading skills, word work/phonics, math concepts, critical thinking, planning ahead, finding patterns, fair play, and much more!
Grades: K-3 Class size: 20 students
Sponsors: Alicia Teague and Heather Gray
Good News Club
What: Good News Club is an after school faith based club. Each Good News Club is fun filled with dynamic Bible lessons, engaging small groups, praise and worship along with life changing scripture memory. Your child will have fun playing games and learning. We also provide a snack during club.
Who: Good News Club is open to 2nd-5th graders.
When: Club meets on most Mondays, starting on Monday, September 9th.
Where: Club meets in the Starling Cafeteria.
Time: 3:00-4:30. Students must be picked up by carpool at the end of club each Monday.
Additional Info: All club workers are screened as required by Child Evangelism Fellowship’s Child Protection Policy and screening process to ensure your child’s safety. If you are interested in volunteering as a club worker, or if you have questions please contact Leslie Hampton at firstname.lastname@example.org or 678.294.1896. Sign up today online at www.goodnewsclubgwinnett.org/starling.
In Guitar Club, we will work together in cooperative groups to learn basic chords in the Key of G. We will explore various strum patterns and play easy songs using 1-3 chords. Students are not required to purchase a guitar to participate.
Grades: 3-5 Class size: 30
Sponsors: Melissa Barnes
The Lego club follows the 4C’s of the Lego company-Connect, Construct, Contemplate, and Continue. Students will be introduced to a theme through a variety of resources and brainstorm 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.
Class size: 20 students
Sponsors: Marquel Wesley
Join us as we learn about coding through the use of LEGO robots. We will use three different robotics sets: LEGO WeDo, LEGO WeDo 2.0, and LEGO Boost. Through these various programs the students will use their creativity and problem solving skills to build and code robots out of LEGOs.
Class size: 16 students
Sponsors: Jenny Bell
This class will teach the elements of design through interactive videos and assignments. Students will learn about the Rules of Three, focusing, camera frames, lighting, and other photography skills. They will practice weekly assignments through candid shots of Starling students in preparation for yearbook design.
Grades: 4-5 Class size: 30 students
Sponsors: Gary Fryns
STEM club will be focused around active student participation to make a plan, create a project, test their ideas, and try again if necessary. This club will promote critical thinking through problem solving and collaboration.
Grades: 3-5 Class size: 30 students
Sponsors: Lisa O’Neal and Kristen Sapp
This club will give students a hands-on experience within different editing software as they assist in creating Starling’s Yearbook. Students will write captions, edit layouts and edit designs throughout the year.
Grades: 4-5 Class size: 30
Sponsors: Dayna Halloran and Jim Randolph