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Lower School News

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 >

Friday, March 17, 2017

Q & U Wedding

The invitations were sent, the reception planned, and the Queens and Quarterbacks were dressed for the ceremony! The Annual Q & U Wedding was held on Clarksville Academy’s campus on Thursday, March 16. Over 44 Queens and Quarterbacks walked down the aisle to signify the marriage of Q&U. This annual ceremony serves as a reminder… Read More >

Monday, March 13, 2017

Lower School News: March 13 – March 17, 2017

3rd Grade Third grade weather wizards have been collecting weather data, created cloud posters, weather instrument flip books and cloud Keynote presentations.  Some students even impressed by making homemade weather instruments for extra credit.   Science Lab First graders experiment with liquids to determine their shape.  Their investigations revealed that water takes the shape of… Read More >

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Lower School News: March 6 – March 10, 2017

Special Guests A big thank you to our APSU Baseball team who visited the Lower School this week and read to many of our classrooms! The students enjoyed having them as guests! We were also very lucky to have many, many special guests read to our lower school throughout the week. Here are just a… Read More >

Monday, February 27, 2017

Lower School News: February 27 – March 3, 2017

Science Lab Second graders create a mock oil spill to see the effect on animal life. Using bird feathers and vegetable oil we attempted to clean the feathers after they were exposed to our “oil spill”. First graders demonstrate planet distances using a Planetary Tape Measure.  They recognize the farthest planets from the sun and… Read More >