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Student Activities

Last Updated: 9/16/2022 6:00 PM

Student Activities

Academic Bowl Team– Fourth and fifth graders interested in academic topics such as geography, math, history, literature, and science, will try-out for a limited number of spots on the team. The team practices after school throughout the year with several competitions with other CCSD schools. Sponsor:  Ruth Knott

Chorus– Fourth and fifth grade students may audition for chorus which meets for practice during the school day and after school during certain seasons of the school year. The chorus performs at various school events. Sponsor: David Boggs

FPKids- This organization is designed to help foster Christian morals and values.  Sponsors:  Daron Peppers and Chance Cain.

Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl Team– The HRRB team is made up of fourth and fifth grader students. There is a try-out to become a member. The team meets once a week from September to January to discuss books on the Georgia Book Award list. The team competes in Mid-January against other district elementary schools. Sponsor: Jen Blakey

Junior Beta Club-
To be eligible for membership for the Junior Beta Club, the student must meet all of the following criteria: 

  • All members must be on or above grade level in order to join 
  • Earn all A’s in all core academic classes in previous and/or current school year – ELA, Reading, Math, Science, and Social Studies  
  • Achieve a 3 or 4 on the previous year’s Georgia Milestones Assessment in ELA and Math 
  • Exhibit exemplary behavior, character, and attitude (No discipline referrals for current school year) 
  • Have no more than 5 unexcused absences in previous and/or current school year 

If any of the above is not met, it would result in the student’s removal from Beta Club. 
Sponsor:  Dolleen Wiltgen and SarahKay Dobbs

Science Olympiad– Students in third-fifth grade are invited to this after school activity centered around various science categories. The team meets on a regular basis throughout the school year and competes with other schools each spring. Sponsor: Miranda Satterfield

Student Council– Developing leadership potential in our students by providing service opportunities, and to give students a voice in the leadership direction of the school. Sponsor: Heather Garrett

Technology Team– The Piedmont Regional Technology Competition is going Virtual! This year students can participate in the Piedmont Regional Technology Competition by completing an event, creating and submitting a video using Flipgrid following the attached Piedmont Regional Virtual Submission Guidelines. All projects are due by Friday, December 4th. Sponsor: Heather Dalton

Avery News Crew– 5th grade has the opportunity to experience real world broadcasting while sharing school’s news/announcements with students and staff. Sponsors: Jennifer Blakey and Heather Dalton