Russell Elementary School

Tammy Watson, Principal | Michelle Waters Gillham, Assistant Principal

3920 South Hurt Road
Smyrna, Georgia 30082
Phone: 770-437-5937
Fax: 770-437-5939
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Clubs @ Russell Elementary School

At Russell Elementary School, we are fortunate to have teachers that are willing to go above and beyond to host a variety of clubs, so that all students have the opportunity to participate in enriching extracurricular activities.

Club Facilitator Grade Day & Time Mission
Art Club Suzanne Huntsenpiller 4th & 5th Wednesday
Art Club is for 4th & 5th grade students who show an aptitude for visual arts. These students already excel in art with both knowledge and skill. The club is designed to encourage students to further develop their interest and talents in the fine arts.
Amateur Radio Club Chris Laster 4th & 5th Friday
To prepare students to pass the amateur radio license exam and participate in different amateur radio activities. To promote creativity, teamwork, and problem-solving in a technology-rich environment.
Book Club Kim Donina 3rd - 5th Thursday

2nd 9 weeks - 4th
3rd 9 weeks - 3rd
4th 9 weeks - 5th

Max of 10 students
(first come, first serve)
To cultivate readers and encourage reading and foster the desire and ability to learn  through reading.
Bricks 4 Kids Business Employee K-5th Wednesday
Students will explore principles of engineering, architecture, physics and more while developing problem solving and critical thinking skills.
Cheer Club Jasmine McBride 1st - 5th Tuesday
The purpose of the cheer club is to provide students with the opportunity to learn the basics of cheer and performing. The mission is to provide students confidence while performing and in their daily lives.
Chorus Pedro Cos 3rd - 5th Thursday
The Russell Elementary All-Star Chorus is comprised of 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students who demonstrate both an aptitude and love of singing. The club is designed to empower children to develop their love of music while increasing their confidence and self-discipline as students. The RES All-Star chorus is committed to developing the Whole Child through the power of music.  Membership is determined by auditions.
Dance Weavers Business Employee K-5 Thursday
Dreamweaver Dance Company goal is to spark creativity in every child and to inspire your dancer to weave his or her dreams through the art of dance. The program is specifically designed to cater to the dreams of children, and to promote grace, confidence, and poise.
Students on the Run Catina Hinton
Bridget Purdy
Terri Davis
Jennifer Riley
Shanelle Moultrie
3rd - 5th Thursday
Students On the Run is a club that is geared toward 3rd through 5th grade students who have a love for physical activity.  The club will promote positive and life changing lessons that will help students with physical and emotional challenges they may face. We will attempt to establish a lifetime appreciation of health and fitness.
Math Club Julia Johnston
Sabra Lawson
4th & 5th Tuesday
The Math Club is a competitive math team which will compete in the CCSD intermediate math tournament in the spring.  We will use teamwork and skill development to improve our problem solving ability.  There will be a tryout for students to be a part of this team.
News Team Barbara Lange
Danielle Harper
4th & 5th Monday - Friday
7:30-8:00 am
Our mission is to provide students with a variety of academic, social, and technological enrichment opportunities in listening, speaking, reading, and writing that leads to the success of the whole child.
Safety Patrol Jenan McNealey 5th Routinely 5th grade patrollers put up and take down the USA flag, assist in the cafeteria, and direct the flow of traffic in the hallway. They also serve as models for younger children, who look up to them.
Science Olympiad Kelly Bodner
Tracey Steiner
3rd-5th Thursday
To excite, inspire, challenge and enrich students in hands-on competition events that integrate STEM.
Space Team Chris Laster 4th & 5th Wednesday
To complete a simulated highly realistic space shuttle mission simulation that includes mission objectives written by team members. To promote creativity, teamwork, and problem-solving in a technology-rich environment.
Student Council Erin Schularick
Jenan McNealey
Carolyn Angresano
3rd - 5th Wednesday
(once a month)
Russell's student council consists of 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students who will be given the opportunity to come up with ideas to make our school better. Each member of the Student Council gets the opportunity to actively participate in schoolwide activities, make decisions, and see democracy in action.

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