Clubs


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: Thursday
Time:  8:15 am
Location: 7C-4
Sponsor: Mariela Andersen, Samuel Gonzalez and Susan Ridgeway


Amigos Leadership Group is a peer leadership group for young men.  The mission is to provide mentorship and leadership opportunities to young men who are leaders within the sixth, seventh and eighth grades. The goal of the program is to promote academics and leadership skills while fostering positive and respectful relationships, and to guide young men to become powerful leaders both on and off campus. (Amigos Leadership of the Month Nomination)

Members: 6th-8th Grade Boys (Teacher & Peer Recommendation)
Meets: Tuesday
Time: 8 am
Location: 7S1
Sponsor: Samuel Gonzalez, Stephen Atchison, Darren Armstrong, Jeff Hobby, Ted Fuller, Taijah Davis, Sandra Davis, Krista Mastrangelo, Kevin Triebsch


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

Members: Open to all students
Meets: Tuesday
Time: 8:10 am
Location: UA-2
Sponsor: Kerri Waller and April Booe


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: Monday
Time: 8:00 am
Location: 7S-1
Sponsor: Harrison Cook


Commerical Club  creates commercials to show on the morning announcements.  Students can work by themselves, in pairs, or in small groups.  Last year students worked on commercials for the school store, teacher of the year, and a PSA on bullying. Students design, film, and edit their commercials themselves.

Members: Open to all students
Meets: Wednesday
Time: 8:15 am
Location: Atrium Lab
Sponsor: Spring Voltz


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
Meets:  TBA
Location: Theatre
Time:  4:15-5:30 p.m.
Show:  TBA
Sponsor:  Joanne Allison, Harrison Cook and Stephen Atchison


FCA students initiated time of teaching, games and inspiration.

Members: Open to all students
Meets: Friday
Location: covered play area
Time: 8:00 a.m.
Sponsor:  Susan Ridgeway


Garden Club is to have all students, parents, faculty, and Community Partners in Education to be part of renovating, beautifying and planting gardens on Simpson Grounds with a two year time frame.  Who is involved? Students, parents and faculty are beginning to design, plant, and maintain various gardens on school grounds. Cobb EMC has donated $500 towards our mission.  We thank you so very much, Cobb EMC!  Listen to morning announcements for the next meeting time and date. Any Simpson student and/or parent is encouraged to join at any time!  

Members: Open to all students
Meets: TBA
Location: TBA
Time: after school
Sponsors:  John LaMarca and Krista Pezold


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, Emilee Rose and Suzanne Werner


God’s Warriors is an opportunity for students to gather together and share scripture into insights, prayer and fun games. Begin your week with this positive inspiration!

Members: All Students
Meets: Tuesday
Location: 7A-1
Time: 8:2-8:50
Sponsor: Jana Atkins


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
Meets:Thursday
Location: 6C-1
Time:  4:15-5:15 pm
Sponsor: Stephen Atchison, Lynzee Courtney and Sandra Davis


The Inklings Writing Club is a small group of dedicated writers who meet every other week to support each other as writers, to learn more about their craft, and to share their work. Membership is by invitation or recommendation, and interested students should submit a work sample to Ms. Mastrangelo.

Members: Invitation Only
Meets: Monday
Location: 8C-1
Time:  8:00 am
Sponsor: Krista Mastrangelo


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


Jazz Band

Members: 
Meets: Tuesday
Time: 4:30-5:45 pm
Location: Band room
Sponsors:  Krista Pezold


Math Counts Club  is an enrichment program that focuses on a deep understanding of mathematical computations and analysis. Students participate in competitive tournaments to showcase their depth of mathematical understandings.

Members:  Participation is by invitation only. However, if you would like to be considered for a position on the math team, please see Mrs. Kelly.
Meets: Friday
Time: 8:00 am
Location: 6B-3
Sponsors:  Kelly Kelly


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
Time: 8:00 a.m.
Location: 7A-2
Sponsors:  Cindy Battaglia, Bhavna Chokshi and Tricia Dent


Passport Club is a new venture at Simpson Middle School. We have many ideas on how to design our first year, but need student input. Possible activities include election polls, surveys and results, field trips, civic responsibility, current events, local history, the Social Studies FaTir and more! Please join us if you are interested and especially if you have great ideas for our inaugural year!”

Members: Open to all
Meets: Friday/once a month
Time:  8:00 am
Location: 8C-4
Sponsor: Kevin Triebsch and Darren Armstrong 


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.
Meets:  Tuesday and Thursday 8:00 am
Location: UA-1
Sponsor:  Jenny Murphy and Austin Smith


Science Olympiad is one of the premier science competitions in the nation, providing rigorous, standards-­‐based challenges to a team of 15 students. Science Olympiad's line-­‐up of events in Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM) disciplines exposes students to a variety of career choices and dynamic content experiences. (Informational Flyer)

Members: Please complete the application
Meets:  TBA
Time:  TBA
Location: TBA
Sponsor: John LaMarca and Claudia Martinez


Simpson Service Organization Club is the new name for the former Builder’s Club.  It is open to students who are interested in helping others in and around our school community.  Last year’s group collected enough soup labels to give us some shopping money for extra school items. 

Members: Open to all
Meets:  Thursday (twice a month)
Time:  8:15
Location: 7th grade commons
Sponsor: Shelley Carr and Susan Woyce


Sorellas is a group of young women of the future who are working to grow our community.  Our mission is to foster leadership skills, empower our youth, and build self-confidence within our sisterhood. We will focus on service learning through contributions among various charities as well as working with our community to help others suffering from devastations around the word.  Our goal to for the young women in Sorellas to take what is learned and apply it to the real world.

Members: 6th-8th Grade Females (Application and Teacher & Peer Recommendation)
Meets: Twice monthly (First and third Tuesday will be meetings; all Tuesdays, we will recycle)
Time: 8 am
Location:  8C-2
Sponsors:  Tricia Dent, Marcie Donaldson, and Bryna Matyus


Star Wars Club is a club for fans of all things Star Wars.  We discuss movies, show off our collection, dress as characters, and come up with theories about the characters.  All fans of Star Wars are welcome.

Members: Open to all fans
Meets: Tuesday
Time:  8:00 am
Location: 6S-1
Sponsor: Chris Whiting


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:  Please complete the online application (applications due August 21st by 9:00 pm)
Meets: Periodically before school on Mondays, but the majority of the club is virtual (must have internet access)
Time:  8:10 a.m. 
Location: 8C-2 or the Atrium Grade Lab
Sponsor: Marcie Donaldson and Kerri Waller