*American Sign Language Club (ASL Club)  provides opportunities to help hearing people feel comfortable communicating and socializing with Deaf and Hard of Hearing people. The purpose and goals of this student organization is for members to have an opportunity to socialize with other students who are interested in learning American sign language; to communicate using sign language, and to raise cultural awareness about the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community.

Members: Open to all students
Meets: Tuesday
Time:  8:15 am
Location: 6C-3
Sponsor: Tricia Dent and Samuel Gonzalez

*Art Club students will have the opportunity to work on different contest opportunities or free draw.

Members: Open to all students
Meets: Tuesday (Starts Sept. 15)
Time: 8:10 a.m.
Location: Art Room
Sponsor: Kerri Waller and April Booe

*Builders Club is a service organization which is responsible for activities such as collecting used eyeglasses, and collecting Campbell's labels to obtain equipment for Simpson including Jeopardy games and P.E. equipment. A new project is the collection of Teddy bears which are delivered to the Cobb Co. Fire Department to benefit children in stressful situations. Other service activities include: making blankets for children in the hospital, responding to current needs of the community, and collecting can tabs for the Ronald McDonald House.

Members: Open to all students (Application)
Meets: 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month
Time: 8:05 a.m.
Location: 7A-4 (Mrs. Heil's room)
Sponsor: Shelley Carr and Cindy Heil

*Chess Club  provides an opportunity for students to build and improve their game skills while participating in a friendly competitive atmosphere. Students develop sportsmanship and critical thinking skills.

Members: Open to all students
Meets: Each Monday
Time: 8:00 a.m.
Location: 6S-1
Sponsor: Chris Whiting

*CSI Coding Club:  Computer Science Investigation 

Members: Open to all
Meets: 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month
Time: 4:15 - 5:15 pm
Location: Media Center
Sponsors: Kathy Peters and Students from Wheeler Magnet

*Drama Club here at Simpson has performed shows such as Aladdin, Treasure Island, and High School Musical with almost sold out audiences and talented students playing fantastic roles. This year, the production will be a murder mystery that will make you laugh while also having you on the edge of your seat! It's going to be a suspeful good time so be sure to audition and explore the world of lights, camera, action

Members: Open to all students (auditions in Nov. 8th and 9th after school)
Meets:  Monday and Wednesday (Saturday rehearsal in January and February)
Location: Theatre
Time:  4:30-6:00 p.m.
Show:  February 25 and 27
Sponsor:  Stephen Atchison

*FCA students initiated time of teaching, games and inspiration.

Members: Open to all students
Meets: Friday
Location: covered play area
Time: 8:10 a.m.
Sponsor:  Susan Ridgeway

*Girl Talk is a wonderful opportunity to meet new people at a time when you may not have a lot of time to spare.  Young ladies in grades 6-8 meet on Mondays after school to share stories, snacks, and activities.  Some community involvement is forthcoming. Come see us!

Members: Open to all students
Meets: Monday
Location: 6th grade commons
Time: 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Sponsor:  Amanda Crain and Tonya Grimmkee

*Guitar Club Do you like playing guitar? Are you interested in learning how to play? The Guitar Club is a great place to hang out with friends, learn how to play a few songs and have a lot fun!  Mr. Chadwick’s Guitar Club is for acoustic guitars only (NO Electric Guitars). Stop by and see Mr. Chadwick for more information or just show up Thursdays at 4:30.

Members: Open to all students
Meets:1st and 3rd Thursday
Location: 7C-2
Time:  4:30 - 5:30 pm
Sponsor: Johnny Chadwick

*Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl is a reading competition that is in game format.  All the books are Georgia Book Award Nominees. Members of the team will earn points by attending practices and writing questions.  The team with the highest number of points will be on our final team.  Competition is the Saturday of MLK weekend.

Members: Open to all students
Location: Check the whiteboard in the atrium
Time:  8:15 am
Sponsor: Stephen Atchison, Lynzee Courtney, Sandra Davis, Aria Galt, and Spring Voltz

Intramurals All activities begin at 8:00 a.m. and end at 8:50 a.m.  Intramurals begin on Monday, September 10th. *Monday:  Indoor Soccer *Tuesday: Basketball *Wednesday: Ping Pong/Nitro Ball (Volleyball and Ping Pong combined) *Thursday: Indoor Soccer *Friday: Speedball

*Organization to Save You! This club will provide helpful tips that will guide students with organization, classwork, homework, and project completion, test/quiz preparation, and attitude as they travel down the academic road of middle school.
Members: Open to all students
Meets: Thursday (Begins September 10, 2015)
Time: 8:05 a.m.
Location: 7B-3
Sponsors:  Cindy Battaglia, Amy Freund, Susan Ridgeway, and Corinne Shalavuta

*Rebuild and Renew Club members will have the opportunity to disassemble and rebuild items so that they are renewed and/or repurposed.  We will begin with the rebuilding of a donated go-cart which will be auctioned off to benefit SEEF.

Members: Open to all students
Meets:  Tuesday (Begins September 8, 2015)
Time: 4:30 - 5:30
Location: UA-3
Sponsor:  Jenny Murphy

*Robotics competes in First Lego League competition to build teamwork, presentation skills, and innovation. The team is open to anyone who completes the application. 

Members: Open to all students who complete the application. (teacher recommendation)
Meets:  Monday and Tuesday 8:00; Tuesday 4:30-5:30 (One meeting a week is required.)
Location: STEM classrooms
Sponsor:  Jenny Murphy and Austin Smith

*Skate club is open to everyone who has a passion or interest in skating.  We will make videos, study flip tricks, work on boards, and construct ramps.  Unfortuneately, not action skating is allowed.  Long boards are frowned upon.

Members: Open to all students on a drop in basis
Meets:  Wednesday afternoons
Time:  4:15 p.m.
Location: UA-1 or the Tech Room
Sponsor:  Brandon Boyd, David Hernquist, and Austin Smith

 *STEM club is a chance to experience the principles of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics in a relaxed club structure. A different STEM topic will be presented each month and club members will complete different activities based on the topic of the month. Some monthly topics will include: 3D design and printing, robotics, makerspaces/tinkering, RC vehicles, and many more.  

Members: Open to all students on a drop in basis
Meets:  Thursday
Time:  8:00
Location: TBD
Sponsor:  Austin Smith

Student Council: The mission of the Simpson Student Council is to promote student leadership and citizenship through organizing and executing student life activities, events, and service projects and to provide a valuable leadership partnership between students, their school, their community and their world.  The goal of the Simpson Middle School Student Council is to establish a positive school environment, to promote good behavior, to strive for high scholastic standards, and to show respect and cooperation to our faculty, staff and fellow students.  We will work to inspire and empower students to make positive changes personally and socially by encouraging them to participate in leadership and supporting school goals.   

Members: Representatives and Officers: Officers- President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Reporter (All 8th Graders) Eighth Grade Representatives- 6 Grade Level Representatives Seventh Grade Representatives- 2 Representatives from each pod (6 Representatives Total) Sixth Grade Representatives- 2 Representatives from each pod (6 Representatives Total)   
Meets:  bimonthly, Thursday
Time: 8:00 a.m.
Location: TBD
Sponsors:  Lyzee Courntey, Susan Woyce, Valerie Johnson, and Shan de Neergaard

 *S.W.A.T. Team (Students Working to Advance Technology) will incorporate current and emerging technologies to create original pieces to showcase competitively .  We will explore a variety of Web 2.0 tools as well as multimedia software.

Members: Open to all students
Meets: TBD (according to contests that are available - listen to announcements on the morning news)
Time:  TBD (before and after school)
Location: 7th Grade Lab
Sponsor: Marcie Donaldson

*Yearbook staff is responsible for the design and publication of the school yearbook. Members take photographs of events during the school year and creatively plan a lasting memory for students.  If you are unable to partake in the class because of scheduling, you may still be in the class.

Members: Application process with teacher recommendations (applications due August 18th by 9:00 am)
Meets: Periodically before school on Mondays, but the majority of the club is virtual (must have internet access)
Time:  8:15 a.m. 
Location: 7A-1 or the 7th Grade Lab
Sponsor: Marcie Donaldson