• How Do I Join A Club At Northbrook?

    How do I join a club or activity at Northbrook?

    Some clubs and activities allow you to show up and join, while others require a permission form or registration. Club meeting dates and information about sign-ups are communicated on our scrolling announcements. If you have questions about a specific club or activity, please contact the faculty advisor.

  • Anime Club

    Faculty Advisor: Jennifer Wallace Jennifer.Wallace@gcpsk12.org

    Purpose: To meet new friends with common interests

    Planned Activities: Have discussions about popular Anime, learn to draw favorite characters and learn about new Anime to watch and read.

    Meeting Dates: 9/21, 10/19, 11/16, 12/14, 1/18, 2/22, 3/14, 4/25

    Meeting Time: 8:15 am

    Meeting Location: Room 212

    How to Join: Show up for a scheduled meeting.

  • Art Club

    Sponsor: Tricia Boston

    Purpose: Northbrook Middle School Art Club’s purpose is to allow students who are interested in art to participate in independent and collaborative art related activities. The Art Club is a place for students to continue developing their artistic skills, explore new art mediums, and collaborate with other creative individuals to enrich their school and community. 

    Planned Activities: Students will explore different media, techniques and tools while using their artistic abilities to create art for themselves, competitions, community, and fundraisers.

    Meeting Time: 8:00-8:55 AM

    Meeting Location: Art Room, Room 322

    Meeting Dates:

    9/8, 9/22, 10/13, 10/20, 11/10, 11/24, 12/8 Holiday Celebration, 1/12, 1/26, 2/9, 2/23, 3/8, 3/22, 4/12, 4/26, 5/10 (end of year celebration)

    How to Join: The club is open to all students, but space is limited (Only 50 SPOTS AVAILABLE). There is a $25.00 fee for the cost of supplies. This must be paid through MyPaymentsPlus. Permission slips and fees are due by September 8, 2023. Making your payment online locks in your spot.

    I am looking forward to meeting each of you and creating ART on September 8, 2023! Remember to be ready to possibly get messy and wear old clothing. If you have any further questions please feel free to email me.

  • Crochet Club

    Faculty Advisor: Gwendolyn Henry Gwendolyn.Henry@gcpsk12.org 

    Purpose: To learn a life skill that relaxes your mind, develops self-esteem as a result of being productive, & reduces stress

    Planned Activities: Learn different crochet stitches and crochet simple projects like scarves and hats.

    Meeting Days: 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month

    Meeting Time: 8:10 am

    Meeting Location: Ms. Henry’s Classroom (Room 224)

    How to Join: Attend the interest meeting on September 21. Pay a one-time $7 fee to cover the cost of supplies. Payments must be made through MyPaymentsPlus.

  • Drama Club

    Faculty Advisors: 

    Jeffrey Borck Jeffrey.Borck@gcpsk12.org 

    Becca Rackley Becca.Rackley@gcpsk12.org 

    Purpose: Northbrook’s Drama Club is the club for all things performing arts. We are currently seeking actors, set designers, and backstage crew. 

    Planned Activities: Students work towards the production of a fall semester variety show and learn the basics of theater craft.

    Meeting Days: To Be Determined

    Meeting Time: To Be Determined

    Meeting Location:  To Be Determined

    How to Join: Interest Meeting To Be Announced - Stay Tuned

  • Eco Warriors

    Faculty Advisors: 

    Zachary Davison Zachary.Davison@gcpsk12.org 

    Jesse Daniel Jesse.Daniel@gcpsk12.org 

    Lola Holmes Lola.Holmes@gcpsk12.org 

    Purpose: To promote awareness of environmental issues and the opportunity each of us have to make a difference while developing peer communication and problem-solving skills in our social garden club. 

    Communication: Parents and students are required to use the "Remind App" (available on android/IOS) for updates on meetings throughout the school year. The class code is @nmseco

    Requirements: Students who are interested in the environment, demonstrate Northbrook P.R.I.D.E. behavior. Grades 6-8th boys and girls are welcome to join. 

    Planned Activities: The Eco Warrior Club is a seasonal outdoor club that fosters gardening and social skills. Activities include:

    • Planting and tending to the outdoor garden as well as the indoor grow room

      • Students will be allowed to take home vegetables grown

    • Assisting in developing a school recycling program

    • Pollinator garden and other conservation efforts

    • Landscaping

    Weekly meetings in the spring (weather permitting)

    How to Join: Just show up

  • Girls Who Code

    Faculty Advisor: Elise Tanner


    Purpose: Girls Who Code is a free program for 6th-8th grade students to join a sisterhood of supportive peers and role models using computer science to change the world. Clubs offer fun activities through a flexible curriculum that adapts to a student's unique needs.

    Planned Activities: Students will learn coding and make an impact in their community while preparing for a career in tech.

    Meeting Days: Wednesdays

    Meeting Time: 4:20-5:30 PM

    Meeting Location: Ms. Tanner’s Classroom (Lab 406)

    How to Join: This club is open to all grades. Complete the application located near your grade level office, and turn it in to Ms. Tanner in Lab 406.

  • Heart & Sole: Girls on the Run

    Faculty Advisors/Coaches: 

    Becca Rackley Becca.Rackley@gcpsk12.org 

    Jenn Wallace Jennifer.Wallace@gcpsk12.org  

    Purpose: Girls on the Run inspires girls to be joyful, healthy and confident. 

    Planned Activities: Girls will meet twice a week after school to make connections, learn important life skills, get active and HAVE FUN! At the end of the season, girls will celebrate their accomplishment at the Girls on the Run 5K. 

    Meeting Days: Mondays and Wednesdays

    Meeting Time: 4:30-6:00 pm

    Meeting Location: Ms. Rackley’s Classroom (Room 199)

    How to Join: Register Here: https://www.girlsontherunatlanta.org/Program-Registration.

  • Intramural Sports

    Faculty Advisors: 

    Brian Fowler Brian.Fowler@gcpsk12.org

    Jesse Daniel Jesse.Daniel@gcpsk12.org

    Purpose: The intramural program promotes fun and involvement for ALL students. 

    Planned Activities: A variety of team sports are played on selected mornings before school.

    Meeting Days: Mondays & Fridays for All Grades beginning September 11

    Meeting Time: 8:15 AM

    Meeting Location: Gym

    How to Join: Get a permission form from your grade level office or the bulletin board near the gym.

  • Jr. Robo Lions VRC (VEX Robotics Competition)

    Faculty Advisors:

    Lina Mraz


    Elise Tanner


    Purpose: 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.

    Planned Activities: Students will prepare for and participate in competitions. Activities will include planning, building, crafting strategy, and competition strategy.

    Meeting Days/Times: Tuesday afternoons from 4:20-5:45 pm; Wednesday and Thursday mornings from 8:15-8:55 am.

    Meeting Location: Room 286

    How to Join: This club is open to 7th and 8th graders only. Pick up an application packet from your grade level office; Submit to Ms. Mraz (Room 296) or Ms. Tanner (Lab 406) by Friday, September 1

  • Readers Rally Book Club

    Faculty Advisors: 

    Nicole Cabezas

    Purpose: For the love of reading books from different genres and to prepare for the GCPS Readers Rally Competition in February. 

    Planned Activities: Members will read from a list of 10 books. We will discuss, practice our knowledge of books with practice questions, and prepare for the Gwinnett County Readers Rally Competition.

    Gwinnett County Readers Rally Competition Date: February 24, 2024
    Peachtree Ridge High School: 1555 Old Peachtree Road, Suwanee, GA 30024

    Meeting Day: Scheduled Monday Mornings in the Media Center from 8:15-8:45 am. 

    2023-2024 Book List

    Meeting Dates:
    September 12, 2023
    September 26, 2023
    October 17, 2023
    October 31, 2023
    November 28, 2023
    December 12, 2023
    January 9, 2024
    January 23, 2024
    February 6, 2024
    February 13, 2024
    February 20, 2024
    February 24, 2024 (Saturday - Readers Rally Competition)

    Open to: All Students

    How to Join: Attend the first meeting on Tuesday, September 12,2023 .

  • The Strategists Club: A Board Game Club

    Faculty Advisors: 

    Ruth Lee Ruth.Lee@gcpsk12.org 

    Jamie Savoie Jamie.Savoie@gcpsk12.org 

    Sunny Thompson Sunny.Thompson@gcpsk12.org 

    Purpose: This club is a platform for students with a common interest in board games & chess to come together, have fun, and build relationships. The Strategists Club encourages creativity and confidence by bringing people together to boost strategic thinking skills, cooperation, and social interaction.

    Planned Activities: Students will play chess and a variety of board games (checkers, Uno, Phase 10, Connect 4, etc.).

    Meeting Days: 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month, See below for Semester 1 schedule.

    • 9/7 (chess only)

    • 9/21 (all games)

    • 10/19 (all games)

    • 11/2 (chess only)

    • 11/16 (all games)

    • 12/7 (chess only)

    Meeting Time: 8:00-8:55 AM

    Meeting Location: Ms. Lee’s Classroom (Room 203)

    How to Join: Complete the interest form linked here: https://forms.gle/oWMQL4KLeeNn2Vb16 Students may register through MyPayments plus by October 4th. The fee is $15 to join (without shirt) or $25 (if they want to buy a shirt - shirt size needed). The dues will be used for purchasing additional games. 

  • Winter Guard

    Faculty Advisors:

    Shannon Melton Shannon.Melton@gcpsk12.org

    Jenn Wallace Jennifer.Wallace@gcpsk12.org

    Purpose: To learn teamwork and flag/dance routines for competitions

    Planned Activities: Students will practice two times a week to learn skills in flag spinning, dance and movement. These skills will be combined to create a creative routine that will be performed at competitions during the Winter Guard season (January - April). 

    Meeting Days: Mondays and Wednesdays beginning December 4

    Meeting Time: 4:30-7:00 PM

    Meeting Location: Cafeteria or Gym

    How to Join: You are invited to attend a Winter Guard clinic on October 10 from 4:30-7:00 PM in the Northbrook Fitness Room to learn what it’s all about. Auditions will be held November 13-15 from 4:30-7:00 PM.