• Clubs and Activities title
  • Connected at Crews
  • Should I join a club at Crews?
    YES!!! Crews has a variety of clubs and activities for our students. We encourage all students to get involved in extra-curricular activities. Not only do you get to learn something new or explore something you are interested in, you also get to make new friends! Students can gain skills like commitment, communication, leadership, and how to work effectively in a group. Enhance your school experience - join a club today!

    How do I join a club or activity?
    Some clubs allow you to show up and join, while others require an application process. Club meeting dates and information about sign-ups are advertised on our news show in the mornings, as well as in our weekly email newsletter. If you have specific questions about clubs, please contact the club sponsor.

    Online Sign-Ups
    See each individual club's page to the right for online sign-ups.  Some clubs may hold sign-ups through My Payments Plus.

     

  • 2023 Basketball Open Gym

    Description:

    Attention all 7th and 8th grade boys:  Fall Basketball Open Gym is for any boy in 7th or 8th grade interested in playing basketball and will run for 5 weeks on Tuesdays before school.  We will begin on Tuesday, August 29 and end on Tuesday, September 26.  7th and 8th graders will be combined.  Fall Basketball Open Gym starts at 8:15 AM and ends at 8:50 AM. Make sure you are dropped off in the Car Rider Lane.  You must fill out a permission form in order to participate.  Excellent behavior is expected during Open Gym as well as during the school day.

    Sponsors:

    Charlie Hollingshead

    Open to:

    All 7th and 8th grade boys

    Sign Up:

    https://forms.office.com/r/5D375VW127

    Dates: 
    8/29
    9/5
    9/12
    9/19
    9/26

  • All Pro Dads

    Description:

    The All Pro Dad Chapter program gives dads and kids a time to connect each month through fun activities and interactive discussions.  

    All Pro Dad at Crews meets the 3rd Thursday of each month from 7:15-8:15 AM. Breakfast is $5 per person and includes a chicken biscuit, pastry or fruit, and coffee or orange juice. Please RSVP on the chapter home page and pay on my payments plus.

    Chapter Home Page
    Registration Link to RSVP

    Sponsors:

    Adam Webb, Ned Love, Brad Miller

    Open to:

    All students

    Dates: 
    9/21/23
    10/19/23
    11/16/23
    No meeting in December
    1/18/24
    2/22/24
    3/21/24
    4/18/24
    No meeting in May

    Thank you to our sponsor:

    Caroline Accounting

  • Anime Club

    Description:

    The Crews Anime Club offers students an opportunity to embrace their interest in Japanese animation and build friendships with like-minded peers through viewing, discussing, and creating anime, as well as playing ancient Japanese board games. There will be a $10 fee for the club to offset the cost of supplies (paper, drawing pens, board games, Japanese treats). Due to limited space and supervision, we will be limiting this club to 25 members! Members will be selected as the first 25 students to sign up and pay the club fee. 

    ANIME CLUB VIDEO

    Sponsors:

    Traci McKee, Heidi Evans, KJ McLaughlan

    Open to:

    All students - limited to first 25 to sign up and pay club fee on My Payments Plus.  

    Meetings:

    The 1st and 3rd Thursday mornings every month from 8:00-8:50 in Mrs. McKee's room:

  • Art & Photography Club

    Description:

    Come join the art & photography club to have fun creating and building meaningful relationships with other artists and creatives like you!

    Sponsors:

    Jessica Harper, Christina Lee

    Open to:

    All students

    Sign Up:

    https://forms.gle/7UQTqbSfBQ7R1YyLA

    Meetings:

    Monday mornings before school 

    8:15 am - 8:50 am

    Our First Four Meetings:

    Monday, August 28

    Monday, September 11

    Monday, September 25

    Monday, October 23

  • Backgammon & Canasta Club

    Description:

    Come play with us!  Learn the rules of these fun games and play with your friends.

    Sponsors:

    Beverley Paes, Jill Sheldon

    Open to:

    all students

    Meetings:

    tba

  • Basketball-Boys

    Description:

    Students will learn rules and techniques of basketball, as well as valuable teamwork skills and good sportsmanship. Tryouts held in October. Practices held daily. Games played Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings October – March.

    BASKETBALL VIDEO

    Coaches:

    Charlie Hollingshead

    Open to:

    7th and 8th graders by tryout

    VISIT THE CREWS ATHLETICS PAGE FOR INFORMATION.

  • Basketball-Girls

    Description:

    Students will learn rules and techniques of basketball, as well as valuable teamwork skills and good sportsmanship. Tryouts held in October. Practices held daily. Games played Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings October – March.

    BASKETBALL VIDEO

    Coaches:

    Dale Grant, Alex Holeman, Tonya Marin

    Open to:

    7thand 8th graders by tryout

    VISIT THE CREWS ATHLETICS PAGE FOR INFORMATION.

  • BEST Club

    Description:

    BEST Club (Bringing Extraordinary Students Together) is a club for social activities that allow general education students and special education students to gather and have fun!  All students and grade levels are welcome. 

    Sponsors:

    Lori Marshall, Carmel Silver, Kate Heier, Rachel Wilson

    Open to:

    All students by application and $25 dues/registration on MPP (includes t-shirt)

    Sign Up:

    https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=-VzmfS4_Z06kaZZbDQhfuyyY3Bt5XdlBsMGQC_1l0F1UOEgyWE9MT0RRUjNVUkRCNENWTzdXNUYzNC4u

    Meeting Dates:

    Sept 25
    Oct 30
    Nov 27
    Dec 11
    Jan 29
    Feb 26
    Mar 25
    April 29
    May 13

  • Bookish Club

    Description:

    Like a book club, only better!  Come celebrate your love for reading with others.

    Sponsors:

    Shaynna Aponte

    Open to:

    all students

    Meetings:

    tba

  • BroncoBots

    Description:

    Crews Robotics Club

    Sponsors:

    Funmilola Lapite

    Open to:

    BroncoBots is full for the 23-24 school year

    Meetings:

    Monday afternoons and Thursday mornings in the computer science room

  • Cause for Paws

    Description:

    A club for animal lovers!  Come support our favorite furry friends.

    Sponsors:

    Sherrie Mikell, Brittany Hudson-Weeks

    Open to:

    All students

    Sign Up:

    tba

    Meetings:

    tba

  • Cheerleading

    Description:

    Students will learn cheerleading techniques and teamwork skills as they promote school spirit and cheer at all basketball games, held Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings August – March. Tryouts held in spring for the upcoming year. Practices held daily.

    Coaches:

    Eboni Jones, Ally Underwood

    Open to:

    7th and 8th graders by tryout

    VISIT THE CREWS ATHLETICS PAGE FOR INFORMATION.

  • Chess Club

    Description:

    Come learn and play the exciting game of chess!  Informational Flyer

    Sponsors:

    Valerie Reeves, Leslie Dale

    Open to:

    All students - limited space

    Sign Up:

    Chess club membership is at capacity for the year. We will no longer accept applications for this year unless membership drops significantly. Thanks for your understanding and interest in Chess Club.

    Meetings:

    September 21
    October 12, 26
    November 9, 30
    December 14
    January 11, 25
    February 8, 22
    March 7, 21
    April 11, 25
    May 2 (Last meeting)

  • Chill & Connect

    Description:

    Anxiety is a natural part of life, as it lets us know that we are uncomfortable in a situation. Girls (sorry, guys, this club is for girls only), be a part of Chill & Connect to learn strategies to reduce anxiety, create calm, and have a more confident and positive outlook. 

    Sponsors:

    Elizabeth Butler

    Open to:

    All girls

    Sign Up:

    https://forms.gle/EKay7TehMy5GJMaA9

    Meetings:

    • The club will meet on Monday afternoons from 4:15 - 5:30 p.m. in Ms. Gimbert's room.
    • Spring 2024 Semester Meeting Dates: 
      January 8 & 22
      February 5, 12, 26
      March 4, 11, 18, 25
      April 8, 15, 29
      May 5, 13, 20

  • Creative Writing

    Description:

    Calling all writers - let your creativity shine through your writing, while sharing your talent with others!

    CREATIVE WRITING VIDEO

    Sponsors:

    Charlie Hollingshead, Claudia Seidita, Shaynna Aponte

    Open to:

    All students

    Registration:

    coming

    Meetings:

    tba

  • Crews News

    Description:

    Students anchor our daily news show.  Students who are selected will be assigned one day per week.

    CREWS NEWS INFO VIDEO

    Sponsors:

    Shaynna Aponte, Allison Hollingshead

    Open to:

    Rising 7th & 8th graders, by application and interview. Selection of new crew members in fall.

    Application Process:

    tba

  • Crews Singers

    Description:

    Crews Singers is a select auditioned group of 7th and 8th grade students from various fine arts classes who sing and dance for special school/community events. Students do not have to be members of chorus to audition, but must exhibit strong leadership and singing skills. Rehearsals are Mondays at 8:00.  See Mrs. Hernandez for audition information.

    Sponsors:

    Kalissa Hernandez

    Open to:

    7th and 8th graders by audition

    Meetings:

    tba

  • Dance Team

    Description:

    Students learn dance techniques as they perform at Crews home basketball games. Tryouts held in fall.

    Coaches:

    Eleanor Lassiter, Sharon Fleetwood

    Open to:

    7th and 8th graders by audition

    VISIT THE CREWS ATHLETICS PAGE FOR INFORMATION.

  • Environmental Club

    Description:

    Make a difference in our world!

    Sponsors:

    Adam Webb, Carmel Silver

    Open to:

    All Students

    Meetings:

    tba

  • Fencing Club

    Description:

    Are you ready to have some fun?  Fencing provides a unique mix of physical, intellectual and emotional stimulation. It is a great way to get or stay fit and meet new people. 

    Sponsors:

    Fern LeMaster, Sherrie Mikell, Jeffery Dunn

    Open to:

    All students

    Meetings/SignUp:

  • Garden to Table Club

    Garden to Table Club logo

    Description:

    The Crews Garden to Table Club will allow you to combine hands-on experiences with the joy of growing, preparing, and preserving food. Grow edible plants with others in the Crews student garden. Create simple snacks like salsa and zucchini bread. Discover methods for preserving foods while experimenting with the great biodiversity of species in our Crews student garden.

    Informational Flyer

    Sponsors:

    Jessie Kelly, Serina Gay

    Open to:

    All students - limited to first 30 paid participants

    Dues:

    $25 (covers club t-shirt and supplies) - payable on My Payments Plus

    Meetings:

    4:15-5:30pm on the following Tuesdays:

    8/22, 9/5, 10/10, 11/7, 12/5, 1/9, 2/13, 3/19, 4/23, 5/14

    and

    during Connected @ Crews Fridays 9:15-10:00

  • Girl Talk

    Description:

    Girl Talk is a club where girls can talk, learn new skills, and prepare for the teen years. Girl Talk is led by high school girls who want to help middle school girls navigate middle school and be prepared for high school. This club will meet after school, every other week.

    Sponsors:

    Elizabeth Butler, Christal McKinley, and HS volunteers

    Open to:

    6th-8th girls

    Sign Up:

    https://forms.gle/PtGw8hsu7X2fy1ma7

    Meetings:

    • The club will meet on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month from 4:15 - 5:30 p.m. in Ms. Gimbert's room.
    • Spring 2024 Meeting Dates:
      January 25
      February 8 & 29
      March 7 & 21
      April 11 & 18
      May 2 & 16

  • Golf Team

    Description:

    Come join the Middle School Golf League!  Learn the basics of golf and play with other middle schoolers in the Gwinnett and Walton County area. https://middleschoolgolfleague.com/  

    To register or see our Frequently Asked Questions, visit MiddleSchoolGolfLeague.com
    Online Registration is open and is limited to first 72 or closes at 5:00pm, August 14, whichever occurs first.

    Sponsors:

    Ned Love

    Open to:

    All students

    golf team

  • History Club

    Description:

    Explore the exciting world of history!

    Sponsors:

    Jimmy Autry

    Open to:

    All students

    Meetings:

    8:15-8:55 in Mr. Autry's room on select Thursdays

  • International Travel Club

    Description:

    Our mission is to immerse our students in various cultures & broaden their world view of people, customs, activities, and places through classroom discovery and travel immersion outside the United States. We envision International Travel Club to be a space for students to explore their passion for discovery, pique their curiosity, and encourage a new generation of world travelers.

    Sponsors:

    Ally Underwood, Jasmine Alfred, Claudia Seidita

    Open to:

    all students

    Sign-Up:

    https://forms.gle/WUozAzG47oCYZqD66

    Meetings:

    All meetings are in Mrs. Underwood's room 1.162 from 4:15-5:15 after school

    9/7

    10/12

    11/9

    12/8

    1/11

    2/8

    3/7

    4/11

    5/2

  • Intramural Team Sports

    Description:

    Students are encouraged to get involved as they compete in fun activities such as basketball and flag football. Held throughout the year – watch announcement for dates.  Each new round requires a separate sign up.

    Sponsors:

    Rod Hames, Sarah Bowen, Soraya Ratchford

    Open to:

    All students

    Sign Up:

    https://forms.office.com/r/Re1md2eHUP

    Description/Schedule:  

    Volleyball will begin Monday, January 8 at 8:15 AM.  We will continue play every Monday morning before school.  This is for all grades, both boys and girls.  Can't wait to see you on the court!

  • Jazz Band

    Description:

    This ensemble focuses on jazz and pop-style music.  The ensemble meets Wednesday before school from 8 am to 8:50 am in the band room.

    Sponsor:

    Darvin McRoy, Amanda Bingham

    Open to:

    7th and 8th-grade band students, 7th and 8th-grade orchestra bass students, and 7th and 8th-grade guitarists who read music. 

  • Jr. Beta Club

    Description:

    Students will perform service activities for our school and community as they promote excellence in scholarship, leadership, and citizenship. Affiliated with the National Beta Club.  Invitations have been sent out and are no longer accepting new members for the 2023-2024 school year. To join in the future, students must have a 3.8 GPA based off of core academic classes only, excluding connections classes. 

    Sponsors:

    Kate Harilal, Claudia Seidita, Melanie Truett, Kendra Landry

    Open to:

    Students with Qualifying GPA - by invitation

    Meetings:

    Students can find meeting dates through the Google Classroom page

  • Letters & Lettering

    Description:

    To have fun doing lettering & to send letters to military, seniors & other people who could use encouragement through hand-written letters or lettered quotes.

    Sponsors:

    Elizabeth Butler, Brittany Hudson-Weeks

    Open to:

    All students

    Sign Up:

    https://forms.gle/snfr12YhsbRPtzaP7

    Meetings:

    • The club will meet on the 2nd Thursday of the month from 8:15 - 8:55 a.m. in Ms. Hudson-Weeks' classroom.
    • Dates: September 14, October 12, November 9, December 14, January 11, February 8, March 14, April 11, May 9

  • Mascot

    Description:

    Come be the Crews Mascot!  Blaze represents our school and interacts with the crowd at home basketball games.

    Sponsors:

    Elizabeth Butler, Soraya Ratchford

    Open to:

    All students by audition

    VISIT THE CREWS ATHLETICS PAGE FOR INFORMATION.

  • No Place for Hate

    Description:

    The No Place for Hate initiative is designed to rally the entire school around the goal of creating a welcoming community committed to stopping all forms of bias and bullying. The No Place for Hate club raises awareness of diversity strengths and challenges among our students, staff and parents. The club will plan diversity-related activities for our school community.

    Sponsors:

    Shayla Thompson, Elizabeth Butler, Tajah Pinkard

    Open to:

    All Students

    Sign-Up:

    tba

    Meetings:

    tba

  • Odyssey of the Mind

    Description:

    Creativity is key for this fun competition - teams will compete with a problem solution and a spontaneous round at competitions in the spring.  https://www.odysseyofthemind.com/

    Sponsors:

    Jill Sheldon, Beverley Paes

    Open to:

    students by application - limited space

    Meetings:

    tba

  • Peer Leader Club

    Description:

    A Peer Leader is a positive role model for peers that helps create a safe, respectful, and welcoming school environment. Peer Leaders support all students.

    Students will have multiple responsibilities at Crews Middle School, including:

    • “Meet and Greets”-help with tours, school events, and be the welcoming face of Crews.
    • Promote messages of respect and reinforcing school expectations.
    • New Student Ambassador
    • Peer Tutoring

    Applications will be available to current 7th graders in early spring.

    Sponsors:

    Tajah Pinkard

    Open to:

    8th Graders selected in the Spring application process of the previous school year.

    Meetings:

    The Peer Leader Club meets on Thursday mornings from 8:15-9:15 AM.

    Second Semester Meeting Dates: 

    January 24, 2024

    February 8, 2024

    February 22, 2024

    March 14, 2024

    March 28, 2024

    April 18, 2024

    May 2, 2024

    May 16, 2024

  • Percussion Ensemble

    Description:

    Percussive performance group open to 7th/8th grade percussion students in the Band.  Students may come down to the band room after 2nd load of busses on Mondays and pick-up is 5:30 in the bus lane. 

    Sponsor:

    Amanda Bingham

    Open to:

    7th/8th grade percussionists in band - no signup needed

  • PRISM Club

    Description:

    For anyone and everyone to be exactly who they are to spread love, kindness, and acceptance to Crews Middle School, our community, and the world.

    Sponsors:

    Paige McGaughey, Charlie Hollingshead

    Open to:

    All students

    Meetings:

    The last Thursday of each month at 8:15 in Mrs. McGaughey's room.  See Mrs. McGaughey, Mr. Hollingshead, or a counselor for a pass.
    Prism Club logo

  • Programming with Peers

    Description:

    Programming with Peers is a club for young and upcoming programmers seeking to teach students computer science through fun and interactive means. Join us as we go from the fundamentals of computer science to advanced programming ideas and build up a solid foundation for you to expand in high school. Execute more than just “Hello World,” execute the future.  Students do not have to be in Computer Science, and prior knowledge is not required.  Students must commit to attending meetings.

    Sponsors:

    Lola Lapite, GSMST Student Leaders

    Open to:

    All students through signup (space limited to 35)

    o Students do not have to be in computer science class

    o Prior knowledge in programming is not a prerequisite to join

    o Must commit to Thursday  meetings from 4:15pm - 5:15pm

    Sign-Up Link:

    https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=-VzmfS4_Z06kaZZbDQhfu9vjEdiZlrtFqzTMGx3i8ItUM041OUlTVVhTSThXVEQxMDdLT1RaVFQySi4u

    Meetings:

    Thursdays from 4:15pm - 5:15pm

  • Readers Rally

    Description:

    Calling all readers!  Come join our team, practice book trivia, and compete in a competition in the spring!

    Sponsors:

    Kate Harilal, Brenda Cruz, Tajah Pinkard

    Open to:

    All students

    Meetings:

    October 20, November 17, and December 8

  • Running Club

    Description:

    There is nothing better than a good run to get you thinking and feeling better. Running does so much for the body, mind and spirit. Come out and join us as we run a 5K each week to Alexander Park. Never ran more than 50 feet, we have a place for you also in the club. You will end the season with astonishing improvements to your distance and pace. Along the way our partnership with the Atlanta Track Club meets lots of cool FREE SWAG as rewards.

    Sponsors:

    Rod Hames, Tiffani Zernhelt, Daniele Myers, Amy Gimbert, Allison Howard, Sarah Bowen, Soraya Ratchford, Ned Love, Caroline Branford

    Open to:

    All students

    Registration Link: https://forms.office.com/r/fkxdCjQJzt

    Meetings:

    Running Club will run for the month of March and April on Tuesdays after school.  We will begin March 5 with ALL grades both boys and girls combined.  Running Club ends at 5 PM and pickup stops at 5:15 PM in the Bus Lanes.  If you ran with us in the Fall, you must re-register.  Deadline to register is March 4.  No exceptions.

  • SAT Math Prep

    Description:

    The Math S.A.T. club gives students the opportunity to learn and practice content and specific strategies to use when taking the math S.A.T. 

    Sponsor:

    Nicole Finley

    Open to:  

    8th grade students 

    Meetings/How to Attend:

    1. Pay the $35 dues fee on Mypaymentsplus
    2. Attend the meetings of your choice 
    Upcoming Dates:

    9/14

    10/12

    11/16

    12/7

    1/18

    2/22

    3/14

    4/25

    Dues:

    $35 for supplies (pay on My Payments Plus)

  • Science & Engineering Fair

    Description:

    Do you have an idea for an invention that could solve a common problem? Are you dreaming about the scientific method in your sleep and can't wait to test your hypothesis? If you are driven by curiosity, this is the club for you. Students will be working independently or with a partner using the scientific method to create a culminating Science Fair project.  Science Fair projects can also be engineering based and students will be guided in the process.

    *Come work in a club setting where we will have snacks and work together

    *T-shirts(Once committed to the project)

    ● Projects will be featured at our Crews Middle School Science Fair
    for all students and staff to see. Local judges will be used for students to gain experience with the interviewing process.

    ● Top projects will move on to the Gwinnett County Science and Engineering Fair.

    Sponsors:

    Jill Sheldon, Alison Earle, Steven James

    Open to:

    Open to ALL students

    Meetings:

    tba

  • SGA (Student Government Association)

    Description:

    The purpose of Crews SGA is to promote a positive climate at Crews through leadership training and service projects that serve Crews, Brookwood Cluster, and beyond.

    Sponsors:

    Charlie Hollingshead, Allison Hollingshead, Chris Baker, Kathryn Mannes

    Open to:

    Homeroom reps and officers elected by peers

    Meetings:

    8:15 in Mr. Hames' room on the following dates:
    September 7
    September 28
    October 26
    November 30
    January 25
    February 29
    March 28
    April 25

  • STEAM Club

    Description:

    STEAM Club is a fun way to connect with others who love science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics! Activities include building robots, rockets, and designing circuit boards. Don't be surprised if there's a donut or two involved.

    Sponsor:

    Brad Miller

    Open to:

    All students by application (space limited)

    Meetings:

    Thursdays before school in Mr. Miller's room

  • Talent Show

    Description:

    Talent Show featuring vocal, instrumental, dance, and variety acts.  Held at Brookwood High School.  All proceeds benefit the Amanda Riley Foundation.  

    Sponsors:

    Allison Hollingshead

    Open to:

    Students by audition only

  • Taylor Swift Club

    Description:

    Are you ready for it?  All Swifties are invited to join the newest club all about Taylor Swift!

    Sponsors:

    Claudia Seidita, Ally Underwood

    Open to:

    All students

    Sign Up/Permission:

    https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=-VzmfS4_Z06kaZZbDQhfu4rVINVDyi1Cjmo8i5-rQjpUNENLT1k4QzJGUzZDU1JMTTdNVjkzTU05Vy4u

    Dates: 
    First meeting Octover 27th at 8:15 in Ms. Seidita's room

  • Team Riley

    Description:

    A fundraising group that raises money and awareness for the Amanda Riley Foundation. Activities throughout the year will support the ARF, which supports families in our area and across Georgia dealing with childhood cancer. The foundation is named after former Crews and Brookwood Bronco Amanda Riley, who lost her battle with brain cancer. We are proud to support the Foundation in Amanda’s memory.

    TEAM RILEY WEBSITE

    Sponsors:

    Allison Hollingshead, Charlie Hollingshead

    Open to:

    All students

    Sign Up:

    https://forms.gle/RDpZCqSocTMnEwfu5

    Meetings:

    Select Thursdays at 8:15 in the media center (dates subject to change)

    August 24
    September 21
    October 19
    December 7
    January 11
    March 7

  • Tennis Club

    Description:

    Come learn some new skills or enhance the skills you already have.  We start season 10 with Coach Carlos at the Flowers Crossing at the Mill Tennis Courts across from Alexander Park Entrance.  Coach Carlos does not work for GCPS, but has been partnering with Crews as it's official Tennis Pro for more than 7 years.

    Sponsors:

    Rod Hames, Sarah Bowen

    Open to:

    All students by application (limited space)

    Registration Form: https://forms.office.com/r/VxwR0JZdg2

    Dates:

    Tennis this year will be on Wednesdays starting October 4, 11, 25 and ends on November 1.  It will be from 4 PM – 5:30 PM for Beginners and Intermediate players off campus at the Flower’s Crossing Tennis courts.  Tennis racket and balls are required.  There is a limit of 30 players.  All grades both boys and girls are invited to register.  You are required to attend all 4 meetings to be part of the program.

  • Thrive

    Description:

    Campus Life is a student led gathering for Christian fellowship. Students will participate in music, games, and praise. Meetings TBA.

    Sponsor:

    Tonya Dudman

    Open to:

    All students

    Meetings:

    Fridays before school in the gym