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Lower School News

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 >

Monday, May 15, 2017

Lower School News: May 15 – May 19, 2017

First Grade First Grade held their annual Mother’s Day Program on Friday, May 12. The students sang several songs and presented their mom’s with portraits they had created! Science News Second grade investigates how heat energy changes matter.  We noted our properties and mass of matter before exposure to heat energy and recorded changes after… Read More >

Monday, May 8, 2017

Lower School News: May 8 – May 12, 2017

Transportation Day at CA Friday, May 5 was Transportation Day! This lower school wide event had our students researching various modes of transportation and their importance. Each grade level was given a type of transportation—land, sea or air and from there the sky was the limit! Take a look at some of the exciting things… Read More >

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Lower School News: May 1 – May 5, 2017

1st Grade First Grade completed their Chapter 12 math study of two-dimensional shapes by creating our very own tree.   Science News First grade classes investigated Solubility.  We experimented with different items to determine whether they would dissolve in water.  We determined that sand does not dissolve, salt does dissolve, and sugar free Kool-aide dissolves…. Read More >

Monday, April 24, 2017

Lower School News: April 24 – April 28, 2017

Special Guests Dr. Andrea Spofford, Associate Professor of English at APSU, and several students from Sigma Tau Delta, International English Honor Society, facilitated a poetry workshop with the FUSE 5th graders. The students discussed elements of poetry in their new novel, Out of the Dust, and wrote their own poems on fancy paper. They created some amazing poems with… Read More >

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Lower School News: April 18 – April 21, 2017

Kindergarten Kindergarten enjoyed a little springtime fun with jellybeans. The students did an activity at the beginning of the school year similar to this with a lot of guidance from teachers.  However, this time they were able to sort, count, graph, work math addition problems, and compare amounts all independently. They were so proud of… Read More >

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Lower School News: April 3 – April 7, 2017

Kindergartener Kindergarten students completed their study of 3-Dimensional shapes by building cubes out of marshmallows and straws. They have learned that a cube has 6 sides and 8 vertices.  They also studied the 3-D shapes of cone, sphere, and cylinder. The students enjoyed recognizing these objects around our school this week. First Grade First Graders… Read More >

Monday, March 27, 2017

Lower School News: March 27 – March 31, 2017

Chickens The 3rd grade baby chicks are ready to fly the coop! They are being taken to their new homes with fellow third grade students. This has been an exciting educational experience for our 3rd grade students! 3rd grade also incorporated this exciting classroom activity into their grandparents day program. Although each grade had a… Read More >

Friday, March 24, 2017

Clarksville Academy Pre-K

Clarksville Academy Pre-K isn’t your normal Pre-K program.  Class sizes are kept at or below a 1/10 ratio for maximum focus on individual child development.  Students begin the day with center style learning, choosing from a variety of subject areas.  iPad minis are used throughout the course work to enhance skills taught in various subject… Read More >

Monday, March 20, 2017

Lower School News: March 20 – March 24, 2017

Kindergarten Kindergarten classes had a great time telling about themselves through the kindergarten kite glyph activity.  Each student’s kite shows their favorite season, their age, gender, favorite sport, and favorite animal. Using the instructions in the picture below, the students worked independently to complete their kite. 3rd grade Third grade students created Keynote presentations and… Read More >