2900 Scott Road
Marietta, GA 30066
Office: 678-594-8048
Fax: 678-594-8050
Office Hours
8:00am-4:45pm

  Clubs  & Organizations

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4-H
Advisor: Heather Bartlett (DMS Facilitator)
Purpose: 4-H empowers young people with the skills to lead for a lifetime. It is a research-based experience that includes a mentor, a hands-on project, and a meaningful leadership opportunity.
Meetings: Sept. 13, Oct. 18, Nov. 15, Jan. 24, Feb. 14, Mar 21, Apr 25.

ACADEMIC BOWL
Advisors: Gail Gigantino, Joanna Burdell, Frances Hebb
Purpose: Academic Bowl gives 6th, 7th, and 8th Grade team members an opportunity to enhance teamwork skills, good citizenship qualities, confidence and academic knowledge in a fun, competitive environment. Team practices focus on subject area, sports, and pop culture as well as game strategy.
Meetings: Every Thursday morning at 8:10 a.m.
ADVANCE WOMEN'S CHAMBER
Advisor: Selina Madison
Purpose: The Advanced Women's Chamber is an audition based singing group for advanced ladies in 7th and 8th grade chorus.
Meetings: Tuesday mornings.
AFRICAN DRUM CLUB
Advisor: Selina Madison
Purpose: Learn to play African rhythms on hand drums and other percussion instruments by a master drummer. (Small Fee Required)
Meetings: Fridays
ANIME CLUB
Advisors: Rick Parker, Stephanie Lentchner
Purpose: Fans of Anime and Manga discuss their favorite stories and watch age appropriate episodes.
Meetings: (Tentatively) Thursday mornings.

 
ART CLUB
Advisor: Cara Hawkins
Purpose: The Art Club explores to inspire and creativity in various mediums and methods.
Meetings: Thursday morning: 8:10 a.m. - 8:50 a.m. 

 
CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
Advisor: Krystal Newton
Purpose: The Daniell Chamber Orchestra is a weekly, after school ensemble with membership selection through class auditions. It is comprised of the most advanced members of the DMS Orchestra program.
Meetings: Thursday afternoon.

 
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DOCTOR WHO CLUB

Advisor: Stephanie Lentchner
Purpose: Once a week Whovians can come together and discuss what is going on in the world of Doctor Who. Doctor Who is a fantasy TV series that has been airing for more than 60 years. We have lively debates on who is the most beloved Doctor, which companions we prefer, and what we want to see happen moving forward. We watch clips and episodes of the series, as well
Meetings: Thursday afternoon: 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

 
GA FBLA
FUTURE BUSINESS LEADERS OF AMERICA (FBLA)

Advisor: John Kendall
Purpose: Introduce middle school students to the world of business by exploring careers and delving into business principles with real-world activities. Students will sharpen their communication, leadership, and teamwork skills, preparing them for high school and the workplace before many of their peers.
Meetings: TBA

 
FCA
FELLOWSHIP OF CHRISTIAN ATHLETES (FCA)

Advisors: Mary Jane Gates, Jaye Collier
Purpose: FCA is a student-led, non-school sponsored, before-school club that serves the growing relationship between an athlete and Good through fellowship in and out of church
Meetings: Tuesday mornings at 8:15 a.m. in the Cafeteria

 
GAMING CLUB
Advisor: Carole Benavides
Purpose: Previously known as the Pokemon Club. Students will bring their gaming devices, cards, etc., and share experiences with friends
Meetings: Wednesdays

 
GEOBEE
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC BEE

Moderator: Rick Parker
Purpose: The National Geographic GEOBEE is an annual competition designed to inspire and reward students' curiosity about the world.
Date of GEOBEE Will Be Announced Soon.
GLEE
Advisor: Selina Madison
Purpose: Glee is a student-led singing and dancing group
Meetings: Mondays

 
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HEART & SOLE

Advisors: Lauren McAfee, Jaye Collier, Cayce Pope
Purpose: Heart & Sole (Running Club) is dedicated to creating a world where every girl knows and activates her limitless potential and is free to boldly purse her dreams. Meeting twice a week in small teams, we teach life skills through dynamic, interactive lessons and running games. The curriculum includes three parts: understanding ourselves, valuing relationships and teamwork and understanding how we connect with and shape the world at large. The season culminates with a celebratory 5k.
Meetings: Spring Semester Only - Exact Start Date TBD.

 
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HELEN RUFFIN READING BOWL TEAM

Advisors: Sara Harris, Ammu Nair
Purpose: We are a competition team. We read the yearly Georgia Children's Book Award nominee books and compete against other teams across the county in a quiz-bowl type competition.
Meetings: Mondays at 8:10 a.m.

 
INTRAMURALS
Advisors: Jeffrey Montgomery, Kevin Vernie, Michael Mende, Paul Pemberton
Purpose: Intramurals is a before school PE class giving students the opportunity to participate in physical activity before school. We have an open gym concept offering a variety sports like basketball and soccer.
Meetings: Starting September 4th: Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 8:50 a.m.

 
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MAKER CLUB

Advisor: Sara Harris
Purpose: We are a creative stem club. Each week we have a challenge and try to build a solution.
Meetings: Fridays at 8:10 a.m.

 
MUSICAL THEATER CLUB
Advisor: Selina Madison
Purpose: Theater club that prepares and performs one musical usually in the spring. Many aspects are student led. Students must be in chorus to be cast in the show. Students need only be in any fine arts program - that includes visual arts- to help backstage and with the set. (There is a fee involved)
Meetings: After school rehearsal and some Sundays. Specific days and dates to be determined.

 

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NATIONAL JUNIOR HONOR SOCIETY

Advisor: Brian Lewis
Purpose: The National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) recognizes outstanding middle school level students. NJHS serves to honor its members by promoting enthusiasm for scholarship, stimulating a desire to render service, promoting leadership, encouraging responsible citizenship, and developing character in students of secondary schools.
Meetings: Second Wednesday of the Month at 8:15 a.m.

 
No Place for Hate
NO PLACE FOR HATE

Advisors: Lara Buffington, Cayce Pope
Purpose: No Place for HateĀ® is an initiative of the Anti-Defamation League. Daniell Middle School has been a designated No Place for Hate school for many years. The goal of NPFH is to create a welcoming community committed to stopping all forms of bias and bullying. No Place for HateĀ® helps to foster a culture of respect and create a safe, bully-free learning environment for students at all grade levels. All students in grades 6-8th grade are invited to attend.
Meetings: First and Third Tuesday of the Month at 8:15 a.m.

 
NOTHIN' BUT TREBLE ACAPELLA
Advisor: Selina Madison
Purpose: Student-led acapella group. Think Pentatonix!
Meetings: Thursdays

 
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POLICE ATHLETIC LEAGUE

Advisor: Greonna Brooks
Purpose: Cobb Police Athletic League (PAL) is an organization whose mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of young people by focusing on juvenile crime prevention through athletic and recreational activities.
Meetings: Aug. 20, Sept. 10, Sept. 17, Oct. 1, Oct. 22, Nov. 5, Nov. 26, Dec. 3, Dec. 10, Jan. 14, Jan. 28, Feb. 11, Feb. 25, Mar. 4, Mar. 18, Apr. 8, Apr. 22, May 6.

 
ROBOTICS CLUB
Advisors: Natalie West, Richard White
Purpose: The Robotics Club participates in the annual FLL Lego Robotics Competition.
Meetings: Tuesday Afternoon- Time TBD &
Friday Morning- 8:00 - 8:50 AM

 
ROOTS TO STEM
Advisors: Kimberly Hunt, Marianna Foxwell
Purpose:  "Roots to STEM" is a fun and exciting Garden-based-learning club that integrates science, technology engineering and technology opportunities. We grow our own food from seed to table, create delicious concoctions in our FACS kitchen, and explore different STEM activities sponsored by the Braves and Comcast.
Meetings: Mondays from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. Meet in Room 42

 
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SPELLING BEE

Moderator: Amy Cortez
Purpose: The Bee's purpose is to help students improve their spelling increase their vocabularies, learn concepts and develop correct English usage that will help them all their lives
Meetings: January 10, 2019

 
STUDENT FORUM
Advisors: Gail Gigantino, Valerie Agramonte, Kerri Hirsch, Jane Wilson, Beth Newcomb, Jaye Collier
Purpose: Student Forum provides a positive impact on school climate by facilitating activities that increase school spirit.
Meetings: Second and Fourth Friday of each Month. From 8:05 a.m. - 8:50 a.m.

 
TECH DETOX CLUB
Advisor: Gail Gigantino
Purpose: Newly formed club that emphasizes a reduction on the reliance of technology as entertainment and replaces physical inactivity with heart-healthy rigorous walking/jogging around school grounds. Are your tech habits spiraling out of control? If so, it's time for a field intervention--join us for a weekly 45-minute break as you ditch your device, disconnect, and discover/reunite with the great outdoors!
Meetings: Mondays after school from 4:30 to 5:15 with parent consent.

 
TECHNOLOGY TUESDAY
Advisor: Kimberly Hunt
Purpose: A "time" for students to use the computer lab to complete typed tasks assigned by teachers, practice math problems online, or to enrich student understanding of current computer opportunities available.
Meetings: Tuesday mornings from 8:00 a.m. to 8:50 a.m.