• STUDENT CLUB AND ORGANIZATION INFORMATION

    All students participating in a club or organization BEFORE school (8:00 AM - 8:50 AM) must be dropped off in the back of the school through the car rider lane. The sponsor will pick up the students from the gym.  

    All students participating in a club or organization AFTER school (4:30 PM - 6:00 PM) must be picked up at the front of the school by 6:00 PM

    An updated list of clubs for 2023-2024 Coming Soon

  • 6th Grade Student Ambassadors

    Sponsors: Dr. Brian Cunningham

    Meeting Days: TBD

    Meeting Time: TBD

    Meeting Location: 6th Grade Lab

    Information: 6th Grade Student Ambassadors are a group of students who demonstrate leadership qualities and want to build upon skills such as cooperation, responsibility and self-discipline. 6th Grade Ambassadors will work alongside the Peer Leaders to continue to step into leadership roles within the school.

  • 7th Grade Student Ambassadors

    Sponsors: Ms. Emma Whitmer

    Meeting Days: TBD

    Meeting Time: TBD

    Meeting Location: 7th Grade Lab

    Information: 7th Grade Student Ambassadors are a group of students who demonstrate leadership qualities and want to build upon skills such as cooperation, responsibility and self-discipline. 7th Grade Ambassadors will work alongside the Peer Leaders to continue to step into leadership roles within the school.

  • Campus Life

    Sponsors: Ms. Dina Rodriguez

    Meeting Days: Last Wednesday of every month from August - March

    Meeting Time: 8:00-8:45 am

    Meeting Location: Art Room 1.222

    Information: Theater is a creative way to engage students to increase self-confidence, improve communication and language skills, learn the value of cooperation and nurture spontaneity to help students think on their feet while using their imaginations. Students will learn acting skills, work on building sets, making props and much more!

  • Diamond in the Rough

    Sponsors: Ms. Renee Thompson & Ms. Jennifer Tedford

    Meeting Days: Fridays

    Meeting Time: 8:00 AM to 8:50 AM

    Information: Girls Empowerment Club

  • Georgia Technology Student Association (GaTSA)

    Sponsors: Mr. Michael Oce

    Meeting Days: Thursday/Friday

    Meeting Location: Classroom 1.211

    Meeting Time: Class time

    Information: Dedicated to students enrolled or previously enrolled or that have an interest in engineering & technology education pathway and STEM Education programs. Georgia Technology Student Association (TSA) chapters prepare students to be successful inventors, designers, creative problem solvers, responsible citizens and leaders who will influence and build the future. Club Dues: TBA
    Required GPA: 3.0 https://gatsa.org/

  • Intramural Soccer & Basketball

    Sponsors: Coach Chad Riley

    Meeting Days: Mondays - Thursday

    Meeting Time: 8:00 AM - 8:50 AM

    Meeting Location: Gym

    Information: Intramurals is for anyone who likes to be active.  We organize games and get playing. Intramurals is open to 6th-8th grade girls and boys. 

  • Jr. Patriots Red Competitive Volleyball Team

    Sponsors: Mr. Patrick Kim

    Meeting Days: Mondays - Thursday

    Meeting Time: 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

    Meeting Location: New Gym

    Information: The Junior Patriots Volleyball Team is our competitive volleyball team that competes against other schools in a middle school volleyball league during the months of August & September. The students tryout in April of the current school year and practice over the summer to compete in matches in August/September

    Tryouts for this team will be held in April of each school year.

  • Junior Culture and Climate Council (JC3)

    Sponsors: Ms. Sherri Thomas, Ms. Anastasia James, Mr. Juan Ramirez-Gonzalez, Ms. Jasmyne Thomas, Ms. Ana Augustine

    Meeting Days: TBD

    Meeting Time: TBD

    Meeting Location: TBD

    Information: Students will collaborate and volunteer with different clubs and organizations to make the school a better place, while also being mentored in becoming better leaders for the future. They will act like student council for the school, as well as going to the school board meetings to represent the student body. They will also be helping with the promotion and planning of the school events. While being mentored, they will also have the opportunity to become mentors for their peers and lower grade levels. 

  • Junior Leadership Corps (JLC) Events

    Sponsors: CW4(R) Deon "Chief" Robertson

    Meeting Days: Monday/Wednesday/Friday, Tuesday/Thursday/Friday; Most Events are conducted on Saturdays.  

    Meeting Time: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

    Meeting Dues: $30.00 JLC Annual Dues

    Information:

    876th Sweetwater JLC Club is made up of JLC Cadets only.  We do community service projects such as the following: We compete in (3) JLC Raiders Meets in the Fall, which has 8 different team events & 2 individual events for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place trophies/ medals.  We march in 2 different parades: Veterans Day in the Atlanta Area & MLK Day in the Lawrenceville area and/ or cleaning projects. We also compete in 3 Drill Meets in the Spring, which has 5 team events and 2 individual events for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place trophies/ medals for team and individual events. The JLC Program conducts the Flag Detail for Sweetwater MS and conducts Color Guard Ceremonies for local school events, promotions,  and home basketball games at Berkmar HS. Finally, we usually finish the year with a Summer JLC Leadership Camp of 3 to 4 days; after the school year is done.

  • Peer Leaders

    Sponsors: Ms. Edwidge Antoine. Mr. Patrick Kim

    Meeting Days: TBD

    Meeting Time: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

    Meeting Locations: Media Center

    Information: Peer Leadership is a student organization that is offered to 8th grade students who are respectful, responsible, self-disciplined, and have the potential to be great student leaders. Peer Leaders members will act as school ambassadors and help with various tasks such as Parent/Teacher Conferences, Math/Language Arts nights, rising 5th graders, and guides for new students arriving to Sweetwater. 

    Students who are interested are provided with an application and turn in a recommendation from their teachers.

  • Role Playing Games (RPG) Club

    Sponsors: Mr. Thomas Hartnett, Mr. Ben Richmond, Ms. Elizabeth Miller, Mr. Eric Morgan

    Meeting Days: Fridays 

    Meeting Time: 8:00 AM to 8:50 AM

    Information: RPG (Role Playing Game) club - where adventure awaits! Participants will play games like Dungeons and Dragons, create their own characters, use unique skills, magic, and items, and adventure through mythical lands, mysterious town, and spooky dungeons - all with paper and pencil!

  • SMS STEM Lego Club

    Sponsors: Ms. Laurethia Cleveland & Ms. Clarisa Rene-Kinshasa

    Meeting Days: Tuesday and Thursday. New League Starts in March

    Meeting Time: 4:15 PM - 5:30 PM

    Meeting Location: First Lego League Room 

    Information: The STEM Lego Club is a competition club for STEM students. The STEM students build Lego robots and code them to complete missions. The first practice is in September and the competition is in December. 

    Club Website Link

  • Soccer Club

    Sponsors: Coach Chad Riley, Coach Lee Kidder, Coach Daniel Ramirez

    Meeting Days: TBD

    Meeting Time: TBD

    Information: The purpose of the soccer club is to teach the sport of soccer. We will have tryouts to make the team and games will be played against other Gwinnett County Schools

  • Spanish Club

    Sponsors: Ms. Elmore, Ms. James & Ms. Williams

    Meeting Days: TBD

    Meeting Time: TBD

    Meeting Location: Rm 1.74

    Information: The purpose of the Spanish club is to foster interest in the Hispanic Culture and to provide an opportunity to speak Spanish in an informal and fun setting and to learn more about the Hispanis world. All students are welcome to join!

  • VEX Robotics

    Sponsors: Mrs. Tracy LeSueur, Mrs. James, Mr. Hood

    Meeting Days: Mondays - Thursdays

    Meeting Time: 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm  

    Students must have a ride home and must be picked up no later than 5:40 pm.

    Meeting Location: VEX room (1.62)

    VRC Information

    VEX competitions foster skills and capitalize on the motivational effects of competitions and robotics to help all students create an identity as a STEM learner.  VEX competitions are also a great way to expose students to valuable soft skills like communication, collaboration, and time management in a fun and authentic way.

    Información VRC

    Las competencias VEX fomentan las habilidades y capitalizan los efectos motivacionales de las competencias y la robótica para ayudar a todos los estudiantes a crear una identidad como aprendices de STEM. Las competencias VEX también son una excelente manera de exponer a los estudiantes a valiosas habilidades blandas como la comunicación, la colaboración y la gestión del tiempo de una manera divertida y auténtica.


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  • Volleyball Club

    Sponsors: Mr. Patrick Kim

    Meeting Days: TBD (Spring 2024)

    Meeting Time: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

    Meeting Location: New Gym (Pickup will be in back of school)

    Information: Volleyball Club will serve as a learning opportunity for students who have an interest in volleyball and for those potentially trying out for the volleyball team at the high school level. Students will learn the basics of volleyball - passing, hitting, serving, rotations, etc. All students are encouraged and welcome to join! Come and be a part of the Sweetwater Volleyball Club!

  • Yearbook Club

    Sponsors: Mr. Patrick Kim & Mr. Jason Leopard

    Meeting Days: TBD

    Meeting Time: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

    Meeting Location: Media Center

    Information: Students will be taking pictures, editing, and designing our 2023-2024 Sweetwater Middle School Yearbook for all school events, special class activities, and other clubs.