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Competitions, Clubs and Activities

Competitions

Bulloch County Write-Off - 

Also known as the Nan Rushing Write-Off, named for the founder of the competition in 1985, the Bulloch County Write-Off is a competition in which students in grades 6-8 from each of the district's middle schools compete in the areas of capitalization/punctuation, mental concentration, writing, language expression, vocabulary, spelling, and usage.

Chess Team - Scott Gilmer

Chess Team's mission is to provide students the opportunity to improve the skills of Chess play with peers and guidance. 

DAR American History Essay Contest - Denise Borck

The American History Essay Contest was established to encourage young people to think creatively about our nation's great history and learn about history in a new light.

Geography Bee - Denise Borck

The National Geographic GeoBee is an annual geography contest sponsored by the National Geographic Society. The bee, held annually since 1989, is open to students in the fourth through eighth grades in participating schools from the United States.

Math Team for 6th through 8th grade - Tom Borck 

MLK Oratorical Contest - 

Model United Nations - Scott Gilmer

Model United Nations is a competition that allows students to roleplay as United Nations delegates to debate issues on behalf of their designated country.

Bulloch Regional Student Technology Fair - Denise Borck

The Bulloch Regional Student Technology Fair (RSTF) is one of many preliminary regional technology fairs in the state of Georgia that qualifies first-place winners to compete in the Georgia Student Technology Competition. The Bulloch County event is open to ALL home-schooled, public, charter, or private-school students in third through twelfth-grade from Bulloch and the surrounding counties of Appling, Bryan, Candler, Effingham, Emanuel, Evans, Jenkins, Liberty, Long, Screven, Tattnall, and Toombs.

Science and Engineering Fair - Amy Smith, Danielle Jackson

Student Astronaut Team - Amy Smith

The student team competes for the opportunity to go to the student NASA competition at the Kennedy Space Center.

Veterans of Foreign Wars Essay Contest - 

Conducted nationwide and sponsored locally by VFW Post 10825, the “Patriot’s Pen” youth essay competition gives students an opportunity to write essays expressing their views on an annual patriotic theme. 

Young Georgia Authors - 

Open to students in grades K-12, students submit written entries and compete within their grade levels at each school.  The winning entries from each school are then submitted for the district-level competition.  Once a district-level winner is selected for each grade level, their papers are submitted for advancement to the state-level competition.

Clubs

4-H (6th grade only)

In 4‑H programs, kids and teens complete hands-on projects in areas like health, science, agriculture, and civic engagement in a positive environment where they receive guidance from adult mentors and are encouraged to take on proactive leadership roles.

Book Club - Denise Borck

Book Club's objective is to provide an educational environment for students to receive free quality literature to read and discuss. The group meets after school once per month.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes - Brian Hall, Stephanie Mackiewicz, and Jennifer Prosser

FFA - Hannah Turner

FFA is an intracurricular, student-led, organization for students enrolled in an agricultural education course. The FFA mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education. Students a part of the FFA chapter have the opportunity to attend local and state meetings, participate in Career Development Events (CDEs) and develop their leadership skills through summer camps and conferences. FFA Information
Jr. Beta Club - Amy Smith, Dee Hudgens

Jr. National Art Honor Society - Kim Kaiser

Student Council - 

Y-Club -

Activities

8th-Grade Career Day - Sarah Bahorich

Visitors from the community talk with eighth-grade classes about their chosen profession.

Averitt Center for the Arts Youth Gallery

Band Concerts - Melvin Hamilton

RAK (Random Acts of Kindness) Week - 

Red Ribbon Week - Stephanie Mackiewicz