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  • Woodworking Club

    Woodworking Club

    Mission:  Students will learn to plan, build, and display wood working projects.

    Activities:  Design projects, cut wood, construct shelves, stools, storage containers, and bookshelves. The students will also learn to paint and stain their creations. Fees will be determined after I meet with local businesses for sponsorship and donations. Every participant will need safety equipment (gloves, safety glasses). The club also needs hammers, nails, screws, wood, paint, paint brushes, and stain.

    Affliation:  none

    Sponsor:  Dennis Gordon

    Meeting Times:  The 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month.

  • Anime/KPOP Club

    Anime/KPOP Club The Anime Club will revolve around learning about different anime genres which will include TV & film. Once a month we will have a K-Pop day that centers around dance, music videos, and dance.
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  • Blue Devil News Crew

    Blue Devil News Crew:

    Mission:  The Blue Devils News Crew members prepare and produce the PMS Blue Devils News for broadcast each morning to the entire school.

    Activities:  The news features a review of events at Pinckneyville Middle school as well as announcements for the day. News crew members learn about the various roles within the studio environment, both on camera and behind the scenes, recording and editing video and creating the entire broadcast.

    Sponsor: Lydia Bolen

    Meeting Dates and Times:  Daily from 8:30-9:15 am

  • Calligraphy Club

    Calligraphy Club – Come and learn about the art of producing decorative handwriting or lettering with a pen or brush.
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  • Campus Life

    Campus Life:

    Mission:  To give young people the skills they need to live in a turbulent world.

    Activities:  Campus Life is a place for all students to have fun, interact with positive role models and talk about issues relevant to their lives. Focus is on development of positive character traits using fun games that develop team and social skills. Small-group time over snacks helps develop valuable friendships and real conversational skills. Student leaders will be facilitators.

    Affliliation:  Youth For Christ

    Sponsor: Charlene Jackson

    Meeting Dates and Times:  Mondays at 8:15 am beginning September 9

  • Chicas de Ciencia Caliente

    Chicas de Ciencia Caliente- 
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  • During Cafe Ole

    During Café Ole - Students will practice their Spanish conversation skills with other students at the same level.
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  • Elevate

    Elevate Students

    Mission:  Elevate Students is a mentoring program that will help students gain a connection to school. There is a focus on character building activities in order to guide middle schoolers and help them navigate the pathways of their tween and early teenage years.

    Activities:  Students meet with coaches and discuss goals and how best to meet those goals. There are games, food, and fellowship for all.

    Sponsor: Rondisha Cudjoe

    Meeting Dates and Times:Every Tuesday after school from 4:15-5:45. Begins September 10th.

  • Garden Club

     Garden Club

    Garden Club - Garden Club meets weekly to grow food, herbs and flowers in the Pinckneyville Inside Courtyard. Students will learn how to grow a variety of crops, seed saving and how to have fun while gardening. Students can enjoy growing food throughout the entire school year and discover what crops grow during each season. Members of the garden club will be able to bring some of produce home to share with their families.
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  • Girls Run It

    Girls Run It

    Mission:  Girls Run It is a running club for girls to help build confidence and friendship among their peer group.

    Activities:  Girls will meet after school and run up to two miles each week on school grounds. Team building activities are built into our weekly meetings.

    Sponsor: Lauren Rios

    Meeting Dates and Times:  Girls will meet after school and run up to two miles each week on school grounds. Team building activities are built into our weekly meetings.

  • Green Team- Recycling Club

    “Green Team” – Recycling Club
    During “Green Team Meetings”, students recycle all paper, plastic bottles and aluminum cans in the school.
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  • Mock Trial

    Mock Trial  An exciting and unique competitive extracurricular activity, which blends aspects of debate and acting into the presentation of a simulated court case.  Students learn about the American court system and procedures while portraying lawyers and witnesses. Mock trial develops and enhances students’ critical thinking and problem-solving skills, public speaking ability, work ethic, and self-confidence in a team environment. Through the process of preparing the mock trial case, students develop and sharpen their abilities to think logically and critically, to argue persuasively and passionately, and to write and speak clearly and succinctly.
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  • Recycling Club

    Recycling Club:  

    Mission:  Students will have a change to learn why and how we recycle

    Activities:  pick up recycling bins across the school

    Sponsor:  Sara Hammad

    Meeting Times:  Friday mornings (9:30 - 10:30)

  • Robotics Club

    Robotics Club– To provide an opportunity for students to learn and develop skills in leadership and organization as well as understanding the various aspects of designing and building a robot for competition.
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  • Sports Stacking Club

    Sports Stacking Club - This is an advanced sport stacking club with the focus on fine tuning our skills and preparing to stack in tournaments. Previous knowledge of the Cycle stack is highly recommended.
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  • Student Council

    Student Council

    Mission:  Student council aims to build up Pinckneyville Middle School and our community through leadership, school Spirit, community service, and teacher/student appreciation. 

    Activities:  They participate and coordinate many activities throughout the year to further our mission including, but not limited to: Feathers for Families and Relay for Life.

    Affliliation:  Georgia Student Council

    Sponsor: Deanna Rogers

    Meeting Dates and Times:  We meet the first and third Friday of every month.

  • ¡Qué Rico!

    ¡Qué Rico! – Once a month students and parents are invited to meet for dinner at one of the many authentic Latin American restaurants in our community for a fully immersive Spanish language experience.
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  • Continental Math League

     Continental Math League

    Continental Math League is a national math competition.  Students from all over the U.S. in grades 6, 7, and 8 participate in 5 meets where students solve six challenging math problems in only 30 minutes.  The problems challenge students to stretch their minds mathematically to attack these problems in different ways. Pinckneyville offers this competition to all Accelerated math students.
    Sponsor:  Antonio Whitehead
    Meeting Dates and Times:  5 Mondays throughout the year

  • Readers Rally

    Readers Rally 

    Mission:  Readers Rally is a reading quiz bowl style competition for students in grades four through twelve. Students read books from a predetermined 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, which is held in late February or early March.

    Activities:  Our meetings will consist of discussing the books, writing questions and answers for each book, and practicing for the competition.

    Affliation:  Gwinnett County

    Sponsor:  Cathy Shanks

    Meeting Dates and Times:  TBD

  • Future Problem Solving

    Future Problem Solvers

    Future Problem Solving

    Mission: To provide students an opportunity to use creativity to solve future problems.

    Activities:  Students follow a 6 step process to uncover and solver problems in a futuristic scenario. Writing, creativity, and problem solving are key components.

    Affliation:  Future Problem Solving International

    Sponsor: Jessica Petronis

    Meeting Dates and Times: TBD

  • Philharmonic Orchestra

     Philharmonic Orchestra

    Philharmonic Orchestra - The Philharmonic Orchestra is the honor performance ensemble for the PMS Orchestra Program. The Philharmonic Orchestra is made up of the top students enrolled in the 7th & 8th grade orchestras. Students gain membership into the Philharmonic Orchestra through an audition process. The goal of this performance ensemble is to challenge students who are excelling in their grade level orchestra classes and want the opportunity to perform more vigorous repertoire. This group rehearses before school and performs at least three times a year.


    Jazz Strings -  Jazz Strings is designed to give students the opportunity to play in an orchestra at school and community events. This orchestra will rehearse on Tuesday mornings starting in the second semester. Students will work on a variety of musical styles including, but not limited, to: Swing, Pop, Jazz, BeBop and other styles appropriate to Instrumental Jazz education. The Jazz Orchestra will perform concerts as a featured ensemble or in conjunction with other Pinckneyville bands and ensembles.


    Sponsor:  Phoebe Clark


    Meeting Dates and Times:  Every Thursday 7:30AM to 9:00AM

  • Pinckneyville Chorus

     Chorus

    Pinckneyville Chorus -Students wishing to participate in this club must audition using a solo selected by Ms. Miller. Students must be able to rehearse after school on Thursday Mornings at 7:30AM. This group will prepare music to be performed at Large Group Performance Evaluation. In order to remain in this group, students must learn to sight-read music, sing major, minor, and chromatic scales, and able to sing solo's in addition to performing in ensembles. Some morning rehearsal may be required. Additional information regarding academic and behavioral standing will be provided once students are selected.
    Sponsor:  Noelle Miller
    Meeting Dates and Times:  Every Thursday - 7:30am to 9:00am

  • Woodwind, Brass, and Percussion Ensembles

     Woodwind, Brass, and Percussion Ensembles

    Woodwind, Brass, and Percussion Ensembles - These groups allow students to perform literature written for smaller ensembles. By working in small ensembles, students begin to develop independent performance skills. These groups will rehearse and perform outside of school hours. Students will work on a variety of musical styles, perform concerts in a variety of venues and work with other students.
    Jazz Band - The Jazz Band is designed to give students the opportunity to play in a band at school / community events. This band will rehearse on Tuesday mornings starting in the second semester. Students will work on a variety of musical styles including, but not limited, to: Swing, Pop, Jazz, BeBop and other styles appropriate to Instrumental Jazz education. The Jazz Band will perform concerts as a featured ensemble or in conjunction with other Pinckneyville bands and ensembles.
    Sponsor:  Roland Ventura
    Meeting Dates and Times:  Every Thursday 7:30AM to 9:00AM

  • Boys' Basketball (7th and 8th)

     Boys' Basketball

    Boys' Basketball (7th & 8th grade)-  Pinckneyville Middle School has a boys’ basketball teams that plays other middle schools in Gwinnett County.

    Mission:  The purpose of competitive basketball is to provide instruction in teamwork, fundamentals of basketball and sportsmanship within the framework of vigorous competition.

    Activities:  Activities will include pre-conditioning and team tryouts in October. The regular season begins in November and ends in February with a postseason tournament.


    Sponsor:  Brenton Butler


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  • Girls' Basketball(7th and 8th)

     Girls Basketball

    Girls' Basketball (7th & 8th grade)-  Pinckneyville Middle School has a girls’ basketball teams that plays other middle schools in Gwinnett County.

    Mission:  The purpose of competitive basketball is to provide instruction in teamwork, fundamentals of basketball and sportsmanship within the framework of vigorous competition.

    Activities:  Activities will include pre-conditioning and team tryouts in October. The regular season begins in November and ends in February with a postseason tournament.


    Sponsor:  Amanda Heaton 


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  • Cheerleading (7th and 8th Grade)

     Cheerleading (7th and 8th Grade)

    Cheerleading (7th and 8th grade)- The Pinckneyville Blue Devils Cheer Squad are the cheerleaders for girls’ and boys’ basketball teams. These students are members of the seventh and eighth grade class. Tryouts are held in the spring of the school year before the Fall/Winter basketball season. The students cheer during the November-February basketball season.
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  • Intramurals

     Intramurals

    Intramurals - During the fall and spring, Pinckneyville has an intramural program for students in all grades. The program begins before school and lasts for one hour. The intramural program is free and under the direction of certified teachers.

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    Activities: Intramurals will include basketball, soccer and ultimate Frisbee.


    Sponsor:  Sara Sanders


    Meeting Dates and Times:  8:00AM-9:00AM

  • Boys' Soccer Team

     Boys' Soccer

    Soccer Team – The boys’ soccer team is a club that travels to play other middle school teams. Tryouts will be held in September. Our season runs October thru April.

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    Sponsor:  Sara Sanders


    Meeting Dates and Times:  Mornings

  • Girls' Soccer Team

     Girls' Soccer

    Soccer Team – The girls’ soccer team is a club that travels to play other middle school teams. Tryouts will be held in September. Our season runs October thru April.

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    Sponsor:  Sara Sanders


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  • The NJBD Middle School Swim Club

     Swim Team

    The NJBD Middle School Swim Club 

    Mission:  The NJBD Middle School Swim Club is a feeder program for Norcross High School providing a competitive swim program for middle school students in the Norcross Cluster where they compete with other area middle schools.

    Activities:  Practices are at West Gwinnett Aquatic Center starting mid October through the end of January 2019. For any questions or to turn in your paperwork electronically: Coach George at gschlick@gmail.com.

    Affliation: Georgia

    Sponsor:  Todd Marschke

    Meeting Dates and Times:  Tuesday and Thursdays – 7-8:30 am and Sunday afternoons from 5-6pm. Optional pre-season practice begins Sunday, August 11th and runs through October 10th, two days per week (Sundays & Tuesdays). We will have evaluations on Sunday August 11th from 5-6pm if you are not a returning swimmer.

  • Volleyball

     Volleyball

    Pinckneyville Middle School has a girls’ volleyball team that plays other schools in the county. 

    Mission:  The purpose of providing this opportunity is to teach teamwork, sportsmanship and the fundamentals of volleyball. 

    Activities:  Teams A, B, and C-Practice, Home and away games

    Affliation:  Norcross Cluster

    Sponsor:  Jessica Steele

    Meeting Times:  Monday-Thursday Practice & Games, Saturday games