Clubs | Camps
Intramurals is a free sports program that allows students to come to the gym in the morning and be physically active by playing basketball, soccer, or ultimate. There will be a fall and Spring session. Information for when those sessions will start will be published on the homepage along with the appropriate forms.
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Lanier Middle School students have access to a wide variety of extra curricular activities to meet the variety of interests today's students have. From intramurals, cheer, basketball and step to a array of clubs, students at Lanier Middle School can find their own unique niche.
ADR ( Alternative Dispute Resolution) Club
• The mission/purpose: to introduce students to the various ADR mechanisms such as Mediation, Arbitration, Litigation, Peer Councils, Ombudsmans, NGOs, etc.
• Sponsor: Ms. Manners
• From this experience, students will learn their personal conflict management style and alternate ways to manage or resolve conflict.
• Students will be able to analyze conflict, identify stakeholders, and identify the type of ADR used to resolve/manage the conflict. This club will also introduce students to the wide array of job opportunities.
• Planned activities would include but not be limited to Mock Mediations, Mock Arbitrations, NGO events.
• The students would role play many middle school appropriate situations and learn how to solve those conflicts.
• Possible Guest Speakers from local business and the Sugar Hill government that can demonstrate ADR in action by discussing with students how they have managed the continuous conflicts that arise in their businesses.
• Mission/purpose: - Nurture students' creative mind and share their talents with the community
• Sponsor(s): Annie Park
• Descriptions of planned activities: The art club welcomes any students who are interested in a creative process. Activities include: drawing, painting, winter sale productions, and jewelry making.
• National, state, or local affiliations: GAEA
• * Art club starts in September and end in January. Usually, we try to get the art club pictures done for the year book in December
• Mission/purpose of the clubs/organizations/extracurricular activities--To become familiar with various programming languages.
• Names of faculty advisors. --Heather Loveless
• Descriptions of planned activities.--coding.org; scratch
• Mission/purpose of the clubs/organizations/extracurricular activities
The mission of the LMS Drama Club is to foster creativity and cooperation in the production of at least one* theatrical production per year at Lanier Middle School
• Names of faculty advisors - Nick Elliott
• Descriptions of planned activities - We will be putting on a musical in the spring. Further, we may go to visit one or more of our local theatres.
• It is my long term goal to start a Georgia Thespian Junior Troupe (not currently affiliated)
• Mission: to oversee the recycling efforts of LMS and help students better understand how to be members of an environmentally friendly, sustainable community.
• Sponsors: Chap Shearouse, Candace Chenoweth, Pam Higgins
• Planned Activities: Recycling, Beautifying Lanier MS Grounds, Potential Tree Plantings and/or Gardens
• Mission/purpose: STUDENTS WILL REHEARSE AND PREPARE VARIED STYLES OF GUITAR REPERTOIRE PER THEIR LEVEL OF EXPERTISE, INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING SKILLS: NOTE-READING, TABULATURE-READING, AND USE OF CHORD CHARTS, BAR CHORDS, AND POWER CHORDS.
• Sponsors: CAROLYN ALFORD
• Descriptions of planned activities: STUDENTS WILL PRACTICE WEEKLY AND BE INCLUDED IN ANNUAL PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES AT LMS
• National, state, or local affiliations: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR MUSIC EDUCATION (Name)
Hacky Sack Club
• Meetings: Wed. mornings 8:15 - Spence's room
• Mission/purpose of the clubs/organizations/extracurricular activities: The mission of the club is to develop a group of young, like-minded individuals by fostering a sense of team-building, team work, and humanity awareness.
• Names of faculty advisors: Sarah Spence
• Descriptions of planned activities: Meet weekly; Learn, practice and play hacky sack; Strengthen the bond of a community within a community; Planned outreach to the larger community (i.e. donations for troops abroad)
• Mission/purpose:To promote learning about the past and inspire students to become better citizens and leaders.
• Names of faculty advisors: Adam Webb, Cody Garrett
• Meets Wednesdays 8:15AM in Mr. Webb’s classroom 1.517
• National, state, or local affiliations: National History Club
• Mission/purpose of the clubs/organizations/extracurricular activities.
• Equality for all groups and individuals; overarching goal is to have a unifying, all-inclusive club, reducing us vs. them and increasing acceptance of all; encouraging a balance of understanding who you are with a desire to understand others.
Jennifer Diaz, John Russell, Sarah Spence, Michelle Hyman, Talia Auslin
Student leader: Noah Reilley (Peer Leaders to also support group)
Ignite (Formerly DNow)
• Mission/Purpose: Christian based club that is student led. Students meet for a lesson, games, and fun.
• Meetings: Tuesday mornings at 8:15 in Mrs. Boone's Lab on the 6th grade floor
• Planned Activities: Students will meet weekly. A student led team will create lessons and games to share with peers. Students will plan activities to serve others in the community and school. The student leadership team may invite outside speakers to present.
• Sponsors: Eileen Boone, Holli Imig, Shannon Rolin
Club activities would include discussing lacrosse tournaments and games, new gear, new skills we have picked up, and enriching people who are new to the sport, and maybe even play a few times.
Meeting Days / Times : Thursday mornings at 8:15
Sponsor(s): Eileen Boone
Lanier Longhorn Chess Club
• Chess Club/Team Mission Statement: To bring together chess players from all grades at Lanier Middle who would like to share their hobby and interest in chess with each other.
• To promote problem solving when encountering difficult situations.
• To apply critical thinking strategies using tactics such a forks, pins, skewers, discovered attacks/checks, double attacks/checks, traps, gambits, and sacrifices.
• To promote increased knowledge and understanding of the game of chess for its own sake as an art and as an intellectual sport.
• Membership: Membership in The Lanier Longhorn Chess Club is open to any person with an interest in chess, regardless of his/her experience or playing ability. Beginner- Intermediate- Advanced - Grandmaster in training
• Cost: FREE / T-shirt will cost approximately $10 and is optional; Competition team only: $30 registration fee for scholastic regional tournament Georgia Chess Association team trophies only; Regional tournament qualifier for state tournament
• Meeting Dates:Club will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays during the school year. The LMS team will compete in the Georgia Scholastic regional tournament (normally held on a Saturday in February)
• Faculty Advisors/Chess Sponsors: Eric Guy, Robb Ragsdale
Relay for Life Club
• will meet the first Thursday of every month at 8:20 in Ms. Warnock's room (1.404 on the second floor). Additional meetings may be announced throughout the year.
• The LMS Relay for Life club works to organize and promote events and fundraisers to raise money for the American Cancer Society. Events include, but are not limited to, the Pink Out!, the Student/Faculty Basketball games, t-shirt sales, and Relay Day.
• Our goal this year is to raise at least $12,000 for cancer research. Our first meeting will be Thursday, September 7th.
• This year's theme is: "Believe there is hope for a cure" to go along with our school's mission of "Believe." We believe that we can stomp out cancer!
• Mission: If you love to build and/or problem solve, and enjoy Science, technology, and creativity, then Robotics is for you! Our mission is simple… to introduce students to robotics and provide opportunities for research, innovation, and collaboration.
• Advisors: Mrs. Langhans, Ms. Spence, and Ms. Warnock
• Last year, we will focus on LEGO Robotics and VexIQ. Last year, we hosted the first ever Lanier VexIQ tournament. We also compete in the FIRST LEGO League competition each year. Watch the announcements for club meeting times. Robotics is open to all grade levels.
• Informational meeting on Tuesday, 9/5 from 4:15-5:00 in the Sandbox.
• The club will meet on Mondays from 8:15-8:50 and on Wednesdays from 4:15-6:00pm. All club meetings will be in Ms. Spence's Tech Ed. room.
• Mission: To promote a healthier lifestyle for students and to encourage self-determination, a sense of success, individuality, and to motivate young lives to reach their goals.
• Name of faculty advisors: Ms. Natalie Glenn and Ms. Amanda Lyons
• Planned activities: Regular runs (walks) around the LMS building; Sprints; Interval Run/Walks; Building endurance through runs and walks; Being timing students (when feel comfortable)
• Work as a team to encourage each other as others run; Depending on each student's individual goals, by the end of the year, reach those goals
• Work up to running a Fun Run, 5K, or a local event (WOWEE) run next door at White Oak ES or at a local event to promote the sport
• National, State or Local Affiliations: Big Peach, Atlanta Track Club, Fleet Feet, Five Star (great sponsor of races)
• Time/Day: Tuesdays after school from 4:15-5:15 (is it usually an hour, new at this)-dependent on weather, etc, but will announce on morning/afternoon announcements for rescheduling.
• First meeting: Tuesday Sept 12th at 4:15 (meet and greet), make signs, promote the club, expectations, paperwork, etc
Science Fair Club
• Club: Science Fair Club
• Mission/purpose: Students will be provided with teacher guidance regarding their science fair projects, projects will be completed at home but students will receive assistance with experimental design and paperwork during club meetings
• Sponsors: Holly Hall & Eileen Boone
• Descriptions of planned activities: Students will meet with faculty advisors to go over required paperwork, research and design of projects. Advisors will provide guidance in completion of written portions of the science fair material and in preparation for the spoken portions of the science fair.
• National, state, or local affiliations: We will follow the Gwinnett Science & Engineering Fair Guidelines for projects and paperwork submission. Top projects in our local fair will advance to the Gwinnett Fair for the opportunity to move beyond
Sphero Robot Programming
Mission/purpose: To allow students to develop and cultivate critical thinking skills by writing and developing short programs using Sphero robots to solve mazes and other challenges
• Sponsor(s): Holly Hall
• Descriptions of planned activities: Students will use Sphero robots and Sphero Mini Robots along with the Sphero EDU app to create programs that solve mazes, obstacle courses, and challenges.
• Days/Time of Meetings: Monday Morning 8:15 - 8:50 am and/or Thursday Afternoon 4:15-5:15 pm (students who join must sign up for the club Remind to ensure messages about meeting changes are received)
Student Advisement Club
• Mission/purpose: To create student leaders who will help bring the school and community together by participating and organizing school-wide events.
• Sponsors: Carrie Lather
• Descriptions of planned activities: Featured activities are Culture Night, Day in the Life of a Longhorn, and creating lessons for advisement. This is a student-driven club where students design and execute plans to make each event a success
• Meetings held the first Monday of each month from 8:15 to 8:50.
• Mission/purpose of the clubs/organizations/extracurricular activities.
• The council is an organization of elected student representatives at Lanier Middle School and has as its purposes the following:
• Improve school climate by making connections between faculty and students.
• To provide opportunities for development of leadership through active participation in council activities.
• To provide the student body with the opportunity to provide input into the development of the best possible school program.
• To improve student attitude and level of responsibility in regard to the school.
• To represent the student body when necessary.
• A banquet is offered to all members who have attended meetings and completed 5 hours of community service.
• Names of faculty advisors: Katheryn Holden , Heather Rudell, Karen Jones, Monica Braud, Stacy Myers, Rod Parris, Kendra Caruso,
• Descriptions of planned activities: Planned activities center around the 5 purposes listed above. Elected officers will meet with Mr. Hamilton and other administrators to give input (purpose #3 above).
• National, state, or local affiliations: State and national Student Council
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