Sponsor: Lesley Cauble
The ASL Club teaches students in grades 1-5 the basics of American Sign Language. Students must apply to be a part of this after-school club. They meet on Thursday afternoons.
Drama Club (MOB)
This year, the Drama Club will perform Beauty and the Beast, Jr. Third, fourth, and fifth-grade students audition in August. They rehearse Monday and Wednesday afternoons from 2:30-4:00 pm. Starting in November, they also rehearse on Friday afternoons.
Sponsor: Trish Douglas; Co-Sponsors: Hilary Garner, Katie Heintzelman
The Fox Trotters are a dance team that performs at sporting and community events. Only 5th graders are allowed to participate in Fox Trotters, and the team practices on Thursdays afternoons.
Sponsor: Melissa Kohlhagen
This group works in the school garden and inspires a love of plants and gardening. Students in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade are welcome to join. They meet in Ms. Kohlhagen's room on the first Wednesday of each month.
Girls Who Code
Sponsor: Candice Davies; Co-Sponsor: Beth Lawton
The Shallowford Falls chapter of Girls Who Code inspires, educates, and equips girls with the computing skills needed to pursue 21st-century opportunities. Girls in grades 3-5 can join, and the club meets on Wednesday afternoons.
Green Team & Environment Club
Green Team is a club made up of 15 students in grades 3-5. Club applications go out and are returned in September. Green Team meets weekly to collect recycling throughout our entire school. Green Team also participates in quarterly community projects such as the Goodwill drive which helps raise money for our school, Lake Allatoona Clean up, school beautification, and gardening. Meetings are on the first Wednesday of each month, and the Club Fee is $40.
Sponsor: Dana Stewart
The Shallowford Falls Safety Patrol Team has been established to recognize those students who possess and demonstrate positive leadership skills, personal responsibility, and good academic skills. The goal of the safety patrol is to allow its members to develop important leadership skills such as responsibility, dependability, assertiveness, and cooperation. They also serve as examples of behavior and manners for younger students in the school. The safety patrol will assist the school’s teachers and administrators in monitoring hall behavior, raising and lowering the flag each day, and collecting car rider lanyards. They may also be asked to assist with other in-school programs when needed.
Any 3rd, 4th, or 5th-grade student interested in science may apply to be a part of Science Olympiad. The tryouts take place at the end of October.
There are 2 competitions. The Cobb County competition in March is for Cobb County Schools only. Then if we qualify at the county as one of the top 3-4 teams, we go to the state competition in May, where teams from all over Georgia compete.
The team consists of 20 students in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades. The students train with their coaches weekly from November to March for the county competition. If our team qualifies for state, the training continues and increases until May. The meeting times are set up by the coaches and the student participants.
Sponsor: Wendi Doherty
Student Council is a service organization open to students in third, fourth, and fifth grades. Interested students campaign and are elected by their peers to represent their homeroom classes as well as the school at large. Voting takes place at the beginning of October, and the students meet Friday mornings from 7:30-8:00 am in Mrs. Doherty's room.
Sponsor: Stephanie Ray; Co-Sponsors: Amanda Floyd and Kristen Peace
This group of 4th and 5th graders is responsible for creating the school's yearbook. They write copy, take photographs, and design layouts. Students must apply to be a part of the staff. They meet on Monday afternoons in Ms. Ray's room.