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Lower School News

Monday, October 23, 2017

Lower School News: October 23 – October 27, 2017

Science News First graders completed a STEM challenge and incorporated the EDP (Engineering Design Process).  Focusing on their current unit of study – Animals, corresponding with their upcoming FIRST GRADE PET SHOW, they created cages for Gummy Bears! Students designed cages (creating working models) and built them using dry spaghetti strands and mini marshmallows.  They tested… Read More >

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Lower School News: October 16 – October 20, 2017

FUSE 5th grade FUSE students researched important figures from the American Revolution, creating Bottle Buddy representations of their individuals.  They presented their projects to classmates, sharing the information that they learned. Revolutionary Bottle Buddies are now on display in the Clarksville Academy library!   4th grade FUSE students took a virtual field using Google Earth… Read More >

Monday, October 2, 2017

Lower School News: October 2 – October 6, 2017

2nd Grade Mrs. Phillips’ class has a first year CA student from Denmark. We wrote Pen Pal letters to her classmates back in Denmark. The teacher in Denmark will be able to translate the letters to the students. We are hoping we will receive letters back from her classmates!     Art There is a… Read More >

Monday, September 25, 2017

Lower School News: September 25 – September 28, 2017

Kindergarten Kindergarten enjoyed M&M math today. We sorted, graphed, and determined the greatest number and fewest number of M&M candies. Of course we enjoyed eating a few afterwards. FUSE Math 4th graders in the FUSE program recently enjoyed a presentation from local businesswoman, Casey Jenkins, whose family owns Jenkins and Wynne Ford Lincoln Honda dealership… Read More >

Monday, September 18, 2017

Lower School News: September 18 – September 22, 2017

Science News First grade observed Leaves, Flowers, Roots, and Stems.  We measured fern fronds and compared them with other leaves. We looked at live flowers and artificial flowers  and observed the difference between living and non living things.     Second graders dissected tomatoes to observe the seeds inside the fruit.  We had examples of… Read More >

Monday, September 11, 2017

Lower School News: September 11 – September 15, 2017

4th Grade FUSE Fourth graders applied what they have learned in Science about stating a hypothesis, creating a plan, and analyzing results by completing the Cup Challenge. They had to work together to develop a way to stack cups in a pyramid while only using a rubber band and 4 strings.   Kindergarten Kindergarten enjoyed… Read More >

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Lower School News: September 5 – September 8, 2017

3rd Grade Third grade students practiced mental math addition strategies using Baiboard app on their iPads. They worked problems, participated in discussion and presented their steps in solving various problems to classmates.    The third grade classes have been studying a unit on Map Skills. What a fun time making paper mache globes.  As you… Read More >

Monday, August 28, 2017

Lower School News: August 28 – September 1, 2017

FUSE FUSE Social Studies students reviewed the Causes of the American Revolution with a Scoot review activity.   FUSE Social Studies students participated in The King’s Taxes activity, where they were able to see what it was like to pay taxes enforced by King George III before the American Revolution began.  Students filled the roles… Read More >

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Lower School News: August 21 – August 25, 2017

Third Grade Third grade students enjoyed learning about “The Total Solar Eclipse” as they explored and learned how the Sun, Earth and Moon come into complete alignment with a model display.  Students also enjoyed making solar eclipse t-shirts and drawing a sketch of the alignment. They made T shirts, participated in science discussions and demonstrations… Read More >

Monday, August 14, 2017

All School News: August 14 – August 18, 2017

Welcome Back Welcome back to all our students! We are so excited to begin a new year with each of you! Please feel free to reach out to us if you have any questions.   Sports Pass The All Season Sports Pass, which will allow you admission to all Cougar Athletic home games, is now… Read More >