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Upper School News

Monday, April 24, 2017

Upper School News: April 24 – April 28, 2017

Honors Sciences This week honors biology students extracted DNA from strawberries using an extraction buffer made from salt, clear shampoo and distilled water. They were able to spool and remove the DNA. Honors anatomy students dissected sheep kidneys.  Next week they will conduct a urinalysis lab.  Both labs will be set up as stations on… Read More >

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Upper School News: April 18 – April 21, 2017

AP European History Dr. Drew was recently a guest lecturer in Mr. Christmas’ AP European History class. Dr. Drew instructed the class on the Impressionist Movement, and the students practiced these concepts in their own Impressionist style painting.   Congratulations On April 8th, Akanee Angel was awarded as an honoree of the Middle Tennessee State… Read More >

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Upper School News: April 3 – April 7, 2017

Youth In Government The 64th Annual YMCA Youth In Government four day Tristar conference was held in our state Capitol, in Nashville, from March 30-April 2, 2017. There were 750 students from around the state in attendance, including eleven from the Clarksville Academy: Garrett Burger, Joey Darke, Cheyenne Deibert, Hunter Farrell, Donovan Harrison, Taylor Kazinski,… Read More >

Monday, March 27, 2017

Upper School News: March 27 – March 31, 2017

Key Club During the weekend of March 17th – 19th, eighteen Clarksville Academy Key Club officers and club members attended the 2017 K-T District Convention in Gatlinburg, TN.  The club members were accompanied by faculty advisors Lisa Little and Jennifer Moore. Events attended at the Convention included governmental caucus sessions, leadership workshops, and social mixers…. Read More >

Monday, March 20, 2017

Upper School News: March 20 – March 24, 2017

Dual Enrollment A&P Students in dual enrollment anatomy and physiology used Biopac equipment to create a pneumogram.  They recorded after hypoventilating and hyperventilating. Data was taken from the recovery periods and analyzed for changes in time and bpm. Interact Club CA Interact Club attended the Sunrise Rotary meeting on Thursday, March 16. Seniors Austin Wendt… Read More >

Monday, March 13, 2017

Upper School News: March 13 – March 17, 2017

Theatre Mrs. Pitt’s Theatre Arts class traveled to TPAC last Tuesday for a backstage tour. The students got to see the inner workings of the theater, including the VIP dressing room, the way the curtains work, the sound and light booths, and the backstage areas in both the Polk and Jackson Hall theaters.   Mock… Read More >

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Upper School News: March 6 – March 10, 2017

Honors Biology The students have been focused this week on learning about a special group of proteins called enzymes. During our enhanced schedule days the students conducted and Enzyme lab using potatoes and hydrogen peroxide. During the lab students used ground raw potatoes, diced raw potatoes, and cooked diced potatoes. All animal and plant cells… Read More >

Monday, February 27, 2017

Upper School News: February 27 – March 3, 2017

Science This week honors ecology students constructed a three tier decomposition column to introduce our unit on biogeochemical cycles.  Students are responsible for monitoring changes in water quality and observing changes in the terrestrial and decomposition chambers.  The columns include earthworms, seeds, and beta fish. Honors biology students tested the effects of several variables on… Read More >

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Upper School News: February 21 – February 24, 2017

1,000 Points Congratulations to Donavon Boatright on reaching the 1,000 point career mark during the 2016-2017 season! We are so proud of Donavon and all the Cougars!   Geometry In Geometry, we designed a park! We used scale factor, area, ratios and proportions, which we have been learning about this semester. They named their parks… Read More >

Monday, February 13, 2017

Upper School News: February 13 – February 17, 2017

Key Club On Sunday, Feb. 12th, 6 members of the Clarksville Academy Key Club attend the Division 15 Spring Rally at First Baptist Church. Clubs elected a new Lieutenant Governor for the District, participated in a group service project for the Vanderbilt NICU Unit, and enjoyed socializing with members of other area clubs. During the… Read More >