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  • Blue Crew Club

    • Mission:  Create spirit wear and posters to pump people up for home basketball games. And then attend all Thursday home basketball games.
    • Sponsors:  Maggie Endres, Kathryn Kim, Johnna Hoover
    • Dates and Times:  Monday-After school till 5 before each Thursday home basketball game 
    • Location:  Kim's-Room

  • Card Games Club

    • Mission:  To enable and encourage each child to build confidence by incorporating language skills, critical thinking and strategic skills and teaching them how to handle losing situations with confidence and good humor. 
    • Sponsors:  Brenda Stanford
    • Dates and Times:  Friday: 8:15AM-First Friday of the month
    • Location:  2.102 Ms Stanford  room 

  • Coloring Club

    • Mission:  Allow students to practice mindfulness and stress relief through coloring as well as create works of art! 
    • Sponsors:  Stephanie Adams, Oint Reed, Rebekah Schaeffer 
    • Dates and Times:  Thursday: 8:15AM- 1st Thursday Each Month : Note- starts first Thursday of November! 
    • Location:  Mrs. Schaeffer's Classroom 

  • Cooking Club

    • Mission: Students will enjoy preparing  and cooking various recipes from their cultural backgrounds together. 
    • Sponsors:  Ms. Perlstein, Mrs. Robinson, Mrs. Naranja 
    • Dates and Times:  February 5th, February 12th. March 18th, April 22nd, and May 13th 
    • Location: Room 4.123 Ms. Perlstein's room  

  • Debate Club

    • Mission:  The mission of the Debate Club is to teach and empower students to hold well-reasoned and civil debates with their peers and to improve student critical thinking and confidence in public speaking. 
    • Sponsors:  Heather Brent
    • Dates and Times: Friday: 8:15AM-First Friday of the month 
    • Location:  Mrs. Brent's Room 

  • Drama Club

    • Mission:  Play drama games and work together to put on a short play.  
    • Sponsors:  Lucie D'Angelo
    • Dates and Times:  Thursday, Every Other Week. Starting 9/21 
    • Location:  D'Angelo's Room (3.107) - First few months, drama games and skits. Auditions will happen before winter break for a full show. 

  • Dungeons and Dragons

    • Mission:  Learn how to play Dungeons and Dragons, participating in a campaign. 
    • Sponsors:  Lauren Spillman  and Lynn Winslow
    • Dates and Times:  September 6, October 4th, November 8th, December 6th- 8-8:50AM
    • Location:  Visual Arts Room

  • Film Club

    • Mission:  Our mission is to inspire and nurture young filmmakers, fostering their passion for storytelling through the art of filmmaking.  
    • Sponsors:  Lydia Bolen
    • Dates and Times: Tuesday, biweekly, starting 9/19 at 8:15AM 
    • Location:  Honor Lab 

  • Future Georgia Educators

    • Mission:
    • The mission of FGE is to help identify, recruit, develop and retain the next generation of Georgia’s teachers.  
    • Vision:  By elevating the image of teaching, FGE will attract dynamic and diverse students who will become tomorrow’s great educators.  
    • Sponsors:  Denise Ethridge & Kitty Tan
    • Dates and Times:  4th Thursday of the Month @ 8:20am in Room: 2.170 - First Meeting 10/26

  • Garden Club

    • Mission:  
    • Sponsors:  Lisa Chase and Lori Van Duyne 
    • Dates and Times: Friday: Every Friday 8:15 am 
    • Location:  Lisa Chase (1st Fridays): Lori Van Duyne (all other Fridays) 

  • Gimkit Club

    • Mission:  To foster students' curiosity over a variety of topics in a fun and engaging manner. 
    • Sponsors:  Christopher Comstock and Megan Blythe 
    • Dates and Times: Tuesday: 8:15AM 4th Tuesday of every month 
    • Location:  Mr. Comstock's room (1.152, 7B Hallway). 

  • Girls Coding Club

    • Mission:  Provide opportunities for girls of all levels to explore new technology and computer science in a welcoming and relaxed environment. ANYONE at ANYTIME may show up! No experience necessary! 
    • Sponsors:  Taylor Carbin 
    • Dates and Times: Thursday: 8:15am 3rd Thursday each Month 
    • Location:  Ownership Lab (Ms. Carbin's room) All skill levels are welcome! Never coded before? We'll help you learn! 

  • Knitting/Crochet Club

    • Mission:  Crochet club is a club developed to create a space where people can learn to crochet, or have fun crocheting together and sharing tips. This club is all-inclusive to students and teachers! We work on projects together as a group, providing written patterns and helping them hands-on. Crocheting is a great hobby that can have a very positive effect on people’s mental health. It can calm and relax you, even helping to relieve anxiety. Thus, the name ‘Thread Therapy.’ It also encourages students to be creative and create new patterns that may have a positive impact on memory. Doing so as a group, can also make for a stronger sense of community and friendship.
    • Sponsors:  Paula Alves de Paula, Tricia Brehm, and Sylvia Mindrescu 
    • Dates and Times: Tuesday: 8:15-9AM First meeting 9/14 
    • Location:  Second Tuesday of the month with Sra. Mindrescu's room, 4th Tuesday of the month in Ms. Paula's room 4.113;  

  • News Crew

    • Mission:  Our mission is to the keep the school informed about important upcoming events and to support daily procedures such as the pledge of allegiance, moment of silence, and the PBIS initiatives of Pinckneyville. We do this by applying skills and technological knowledge of broadcasting equipment to compose a daily recording of announcements to be displayed every morning when the school is in session.  
    • Sponsors:  Varonica Donham 
    • Dates and Times: M-F: Broadcasting at 8:30AM in MC 
    • Location:  daily morning announcements and schoolwide videos 

  • Puzzle; Jigsaw; Logic Puzzle Club

    • Mission:  To foster critical thinking and patience 
    • Sponsors:  Raquel Chung Parsons
    • Dates and Times: First Friday of each month. 8:15AM 
    • Location:  RM 3.103 

  • Yearbook Club

    Mission: Help create Pinckneyville's Yearbook, taking photos and making creative decisions.
    Date and Time: Every other Friday, starting August 25th.
    Location: Visual Art Room (4.102)

  • Book Club

    • Mission:  Sharing the love of books and reading. OR Enticing students to read for enjoyment 
    • Sponsors:  Beth McCloy
    • Dates and Times:  Wednesday, biweekly, Starting 9/27 8:15AM 
    • Location:  McCloy's Room, 4.120 

  • Boys' Basketball (7th and 8th)

    • Boys' Basketball (7th & 8th grade)-  Pinckneyville Middle School has a boys’ basketball team 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(s):  
    • Meeting Dates and Times: Monday-Friday: 4:30-6:30 PM (October- Mid-February) 
    • Location:  Gym
    • *Tryouts to be held in October

    Girls team plays first followed by the boys team.

    Basketball Schedule

  • Boys' Soccer Team

    • Soccer Team: A club sport that travels to other middle schools to compete in matches.
    • Mission: To create more technical and tactical players through competition
      Activities: 2-3 practices weekly, 8-12 games per season, and a county tournament in March
    • Sponsor:  Ryan Buffington and Sara Sanders
    • Meeting Dates/Times: Boys practice on Mondays and Fridays at 7:30 am-8:50am.   Girls practice on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7:30 am-8:50am. Both teams can come in on Wednesday mornings to practice on their own or attend an academic tutoring session.
    • Location:  Gym/Field

  • 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.
    • Sponsor: Cori Rogers 
    • Meeting Dates and Times:  Monday and Wednesday afternoons from 4:30-6:00 

  • eSports Team Club

    • Mission:  
    • Sponsors:  Chen 
    • Dates and Times:  Thursday: Every other week 
    • Location:  In the Music Technology room with Mr. Chen Our first pre-season tournament will be in mid-September. Our games will be Super Smash Bros Ultimate and Mario Kart 8. Students are encouraged to bring their own contollers and consoles (Nintendo Switch) 

  • French Club

    • Mission:  
    • Sponsors:  Hollimon, Sadler, Dunbar 
    • Dates and Times:  Tuesday: 8:15AM 1st Tuesday each month 
    • Location:  

  • Girls' Basketball(7th and 8th)

    • 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.Sponsors:
    • Head Coach Tiff 
    • Other Contact: Melisa Abernathy
    • Meeting Dates and Times: Basketball Season(practice from 4:30-6 Monday thru Friday)
    • Location:  Gym

    * Accepting new members?? (VERY IMPORTANT) Tryouts will be in October

    Girls team plays first followed by the boys team.

    Basketball Schedule

  • Girls' Soccer Team

    • Soccer Team: A club sport that travels to other middle schools to compete in matches. An informational meeting will be held on September 29th at 8:15 am in the gym. If you're unable to attend the meeting, please see Coach Sanders
    • Mission: To create more technical and tactical players through competition
    • Activities: 2-3 practices weekly, 8-12 games per season, and a county tournament in March
    • Sponsor:  Ryan Buffington and Sara Sanders
    • Meeting Dates/Times:  All times are 5:30pm-8:30pm
      • November: 3rd, 10th, and 17th
      • December: 1st, 8th, and 15th
      • January: 4th, 12th, and 19th
    • Location:  Gym/Field

  • 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.
    • Mission:  
    • Activities: Intramurals will include basketball(Mondays), soccer(Tuesdays), and ultimate/handball(Thursdays), and Various Activities(Fridays)
    • Sponsor:  Amanda Heaton and Brenton Butler
    • Meeting Dates: Begins September 7th(Tuesday) and Ends October 22nd(Friday)
    • Meeting Times:  M,T,Th,F: 8:05AM

  • Norcross Junior Blue Devils Volleyball

    • Mission:  The Norcross Junior Blue Devils Volleyball program is a feeder program for Norcross High School providing a competitive volleyball program for middle school students at Pinckneyville Middle School, where they compete with other area middle schools.
    • Activities:  Teams A, B, and C. Obligations include practice, home and away games
    • Affiliation:  Norcross Cluster
    • Sponsor(s):  Meg Oberholtzer
    • Meeting Times:  Monday-Thursday practice & games, with a few Saturday tournaments

  • Reader's Rally

    • Mission:  Readers Rally is a reading quiz bowl-style competition for students in grades four through twelve. Students read 10 designated 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:  Susan Pugh and Varonica Donham
    • Meeting Dates and Times:  Friday mornings at 8:15AM
    • Event:  TBD

  • Spanish Club

    • Mission:  The goal of the Pinckneyville Spanish Club is to promote an awareness and appreciation of the Spanish-speaking world and its rich and diverse cultures through monthly meetings.  In addition, Spanish Club members are encouraged to attend local cultural events and monthly dining experiences.  
    • Sponsors:  McGuire, Gabor, Williams 
    • Dates and Times:  Tuesday: 8:15AM 1st Tuesday of each month 
    • Location: