To provide a place for students to interact with a shared interest, and explore technology related to animation.
To provide students with the opportunity to experiment with a variety of art media.
A service organization and honors society serving our community by participating in projects and activities.
To learn, develop, and practice the sport of chess. To instill the virtues of organization, planning, strategizing, critical thought and sportsmanship in a relaxed, constructive, and social atmosphere.
To inspire K-12 students toward careers in cybersecurity or other science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines critical to our nation's future
Philip Peavy and Becky May
To give students with little to no advanced dancing skills a chance to express themselves musically through expression.
To provide Marketing Education students learning opportunities and preparing these emerging leaders through goal-oriented chapter activities in marketing, finance, hospitality and management.
Drone Racing Team
To give students an opportunity in which they build, operate and fly drones through various obstacles.
Stephen Cochran and Lee Conger
Engineering Honor Society
Promote critical thinking, encourage students academically, organize engineering events and provide support for fellow students.
Dedicated to providing film enthusiasts, filmmakers and curious minds the opportunity to explore the world of film.
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
Georgia FBLA offers educational programs and competitive events that enrich the business education experience. Georgia FBLA is a nonprofit student organization committed to preparing today’s students for success in business leadership.
To promote an understanding and appreciation of French culture and language outside of the classroom setting.
Francesca Chilton and Lauren Ashley Whaley
Future Problem Solvers
Future Problem Solvers gives students a creative avenue for problem solving. Competes in FPS competition.
Gwinnett Student Leadership Team and PDS Student Leadership Team
To develop student leaders who enhance the function of leadership throughout their local schools by shaping culture and performance.
Tamara Brooks, Bob Chase, and Emily Russell
Intramurals run in both the fall and spring. We typically offer basketball, volleyball, and soccer, but these are always subject to change. Check back soon for information about intramurals! We'll also run announcements when signups get closer.
Judas Kinchen and Katie Amerson
A performing arts class designed for students with experience on wind and percussion instruments.
For students who excel in Math will have the opportunity to compete against other Math Teams.
A competitive organization that simulates a real-life trial in front of a judge and jury which is designed to help students develop problem-solving abilities, advocacy skills and public speaking.
Sarah Wade and Durwood Dry
Model United Nations (MUN) is a student simulation of the proceedings of the United Nations. Students, referred to as Delegates, are assigned a country to represent in one of the UN’s numerous committees with pre-set topics to debate. They research the background of their country, their country's position on the topics at hand, and prepare notes on possible solutions to the problems faced.
Mu Alpha Theta
To inspire keen interest in mathematics, develop strong scholarship in the subject, and promote the enjoyment of mathematics in high school.
National Art Honor Society
To recognize outstanding art students who excel in the Visual Arts and give them opportunities to explore new art techniques, participate in art-based community service, and develop their personal portfolio.
National English Honor Society
To confer distinction upon secondary school students for high achievement in English language and literature; provide, through its local chapters, cultural stimulation in secondary school environments; encourage interest in English language arts; promote exemplary character and good fellowship among its members; serve society by fostering literacy.
Elizabeth Whittington and Matt Gorgans
National French Honor Society
The establishment of a chapter of the French Honor Society offers several potential benefits to a secondary French program.
Francesca Chilton and Lauren Ashley Whaley
National Honor Society
Paul Duke STEM is a prestigious society which recognizes students who excel in Scholarship, Service, Leadership, and Character, and challenges them to develop further through active involvement in school activities and community service.
Crista McGowan and Taylor Estes
National Spanish Honor Society
To recognize outstanding students who have excelled academically in Spanish.
No Place for Hate
Helps students take the lead on improving and maintaining school climate so all students can thrive.
Provides the opportunity for the student to analyze, perform and create music on violin, viola, cello or string bass in an orchestra setting.
To prepare students who have a passion for reading, competition, and teamwork, to compete in the Gwinnett Co. Reader's Rally; for students who have read the Georgia Peach Award books.
Green Team - Recycling Club
To promote positive environmental behavior at PDS and in our community.
Ariel Thompson and Kim Korth
Relay for Life
A service-oriented group supporting the American Cancer Society and its mission, and participating in the Gwinnett County Relay for Life event in the spring.
Ashley Wright and Francesca Chilton
Robotics (FTC and FRC)
To provide an opportunity for students to learn and develop skills in leadership and organization as well as understanding the various aspects of designing and building a robot for competition.
Robert Cowan and Tammy Reeves
Rock Climbing Club
To increase the popularity of rock climbing and its practice by providing a fun experience in an outdoors setting where our clients will be able to exercise, socialize and gain or improve their health, fitness and rock climbing skills.
Through training, group running experiences, and participation in running events, we encourage and support our members to attain their running goals, foster a spirit of camaraderie, and give back to the local running community.
Shawna Desrosiers and John Mobley
Encouraging students to enhance science projects and compete with other students.
Kim Korth and Sarah Eales
To provide the opportunity for members to speak Spanish and increase their knowledge and awareness of the Spanish-speaking world and its culture.
An organization whose member's primary focus is to represent their peers, to be a liaison to the faculty and staff, to plan and lead events, and which encourages all students to actively participate in school events and activities.
Matt Gorgans and Samantha Clark
TSA - Technology Student Association
To prepare its members to be successful leaders and responsible citizens in a technological society through co-curricular activities within the technology education program.
Philip Peavy and Becky May
A class that focuses on the production of a professional, creative publication that covers the students and activities at Paul Duke STEM High School, and to take on responsibilities in an authentic business situation.