Clubs & Organizations

4-H Club - recognizes outstanding academic achievement and promotes ideals of leadership and service. Membership is open to all rising 5th graders who achieve and maintain a 3.5 grade point average and satisfactory behavior.

Annual Spring Musical - gives students an opportunity to perform a musical drama and to learn about drama. Membership is open to 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders. Club activities include learning and memorizing songs and lines, blocking, staging, choreography, set design, costume/make-up, and any other activity needed to perform and rehearse.

Art Club - engages students in creative self-expression through art. Membership is open to 4th and 5th grade students. Club activities include keeping a sketchbook, creating set designs for plays, painting, sculpture, and fiber arts.

Chorus Club - recognizes students interested in singing. Membership is open to 4th and 5th graders. Club activities include performances within the school as well as performances outside the school at various community functions.

First in Math Club - exposes students to advanced concepts of mathematics, deepening their understanding of mathematics, enhancing problem-solving skills, and competing in math competition.

Flag Corp - rewards students with good citizenship and loyalty to Hightower. Students have the opportunity to participate in school civic activities. Membership is open to students who have shown good attendance and behavior.

Intramural Program / Running Club - improves students’ fitness levels by participating in physical education activities after school. Membership and meeting times vary by school. Club activities may include running, volleyball, team handball, physical education games, and chess club.

News Crew Club - hosts and produces a daily news show, which promotes school spirit, celebrates individual and group accomplishments, and informs the students about school activities/events. Club activities include producing a daily news show, which includes serving as a news anchor, host, or weather reporter; preparing scripts; and operating a computer or video and sound equipment.

Reading Bowl Club - Members will read at least four of the Georgia Book Award Nominees. Members will review and discuss the books in preparation to compete for spots on the Reading Bowl Team. Ten members will be selected to compete in the Rockdale County Reading Bowl.

Robotics/LEGO Club - helps students learn engineering, computer programming, teamwork, problem solving, time management, presentation skills, and public speaking. Membership is open to 4th and 5th grade students. Club activities include presentation research as well as an audio visual presentation. Students assemble and program an original robot to complete missions using problem solving techniques. The students develop team work, gain proficiency at public speaking, discuss the research topic, and develop robot programming abilities.

Rockdale Honors Chorus - extends performance opportunities. Membership is open to 5th grade students who are chosen through auditions. Club activities include performing at plays and assemblies, nursing homes, and Partner-In-Education sites.