Norton Student Clubs
Faculty Adviser: Emily Hudson
Description of Club/Group: Students are given an opportunity to explore their creative ideas and talents. Art Club offers a place to practice and hone their skills, develop techniques, collaborate with peers, create bonds, and learn how to work together through group projects that will beautify the school and community. This club would be for 3rd-5th Grade students and spots would be limited.
Faculty Advisers: Allison Luton, Debbie Moeller
Readers Rally is a reading quiz bowl style competition for students in grades four through twelve. Students read books from a pre-determined list and answer questions about those books. Each Gwinnett County school may send one team of ten players or less to the Readers Rally event.
The club will meet on Thursday's from 7:15 - 7:45 am.
Faculty Adviser: Desra Brown, Tiandria Wright
Norton's Robotics team competes in a program called First Lego League. What is FIRST Lego League Robotics? Guided by adult coaches, FIRST LEGO League teams research a real-world problem such as food safety, recycling, energy, etc., and are challenged to develop a solution. They also must design, build, program a robot using LEGO MINDSTORMS technology, then compete on a table-top playing field.
The team will meet on Wednesday afternoons from 3:15 - 4:30 pm.
Sign Language Choir
Faculty Adviser: Ella Buford
American Sign Language (ASL) is considered as a foreign language. Norton Sign Language Choir consists of 4th and 5th graders learning American Sign Language to interpret songs and use them as a new communication skill. Using songs is a method of teaching sign language. Students will have a vocabulary of 500 words or more and will be able to communicate using sign language. The choir will perform at different events at school during the school year and hopefully within the community at different events.