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Lower School News: March 14 – March 18, 2016

Q & U Wedding

On Friday our Kindergarten classes celebrated the Q&U Wedding! Our lovely little girls served as Queens, our boys as Quarterbacks. The PreK students served a Ring BEARers. Our fifth grade students served as Vowels, and our Senior buddies as Ssssshhhhhhers. It was a wonderful event enjoyed by all!

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3rd Grade

These are pictures from a China Presentation by Mr. & Mrs. Maxwell.  We are currently studying the continent of Asia in third grade. The Maxwell’s presented a program on the culture of China.  They brought the students fortune cookies, a Chinese Zodiac calendar, and fifty cents for good fortune. Meredith read a story in Chinese that she wrote in Chinese calligraphy.

 

FUSE

4th grade FUSE investigators are working hard to crack the case of The Lost Colony of Roanoke. Students are participating in an unsolved CSI history investigation, looking at scenarios as to why and how these colonists disappeared hundreds of years ago.

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5th grade FUSE students are working on a Persuasive Writing unit about zombie pets! Students are using their creativity and persuasive skills to convince others as to why their zombie pet is the best choice to have.

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Lower School PE

We were fortunate enough to have several folks from the Predators Hockey team visit with us last year. After their visit, they donated several pieces of equipment for use in our class. Our students are actively involved and loving this lesson!

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Grandparents’ Day

The Annual Lower School Grandparents’ Day celebration will take place this week Wednesday through Friday. Listed below are the dates and times for each grade level.

  • Wednesday, March 16—9:00AM Pre-K; 10:15AM—1st Grade
  • Thursday, March 17—9:00AM K and 2nd grades, 10:15AM—3rd Grade
  • Friday, March 18—9:00AM 4th grade, 10:15AM 5th grade

We hope to see all of our grandparents there!

 

Class Photos

Fidelity School Portraits will be on campus Tuesday, March 22nd, to take Lower School class / group photos.

Fidelity DOES NOT require pre-ordering for the class photo.

Ordering will be done through Fidelity’s online gallery with an access code requirement. Teachers and parents will be given the code and may order an 8×10 hard copy or an 8×10 high-resolution digital image, each for $12. The website, access codes, and instructions for ordering will be given out a few days following the photo sessions.

 

Jump Rope for Heart

The lower school is excited to be participating in the Annual Jump Rope for Heart program again this year. This fun event raises money for the American Heart Association. Our goal is raise $2500 for this wonderful organization. All donations are due by March 22. Please support our lower school students in this program!

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Steak Dinner

The annual Evening with Friends, Steak Dinner will be held on April 16 at 6PM in the gym. This annual event raises money for our annual fund. Choir students in grades 3-12 will perform a wonderful medley of songs but various musical Legends! It is a night you do not want to miss! Invitations will be mailed soon! Tickets go on sale March 14.

 

Photos

Many of you take photos at various events and activities around school. We encourage you to share these with our Marketing/PR office as well as our yearbook staff by using the email photos@clarksvilleacademy.com. This email is designed for students and parents to send pictures taken throughout the school year. We encourage you to caption your photo or to write a sentence or two with the event name, students pictured in the photo and the date it was taken. We do not guarantee that every photo will be used, but we look forward to seeing your pictures.

 

Social Media

Please like us on Facebook—Clarksville Academy; and follow us on Twitter—CACougarsTN.

 

Box Tops & Campbell’s Labels

This is a reminder that CA collects Campbell’s labels and Box Tops through our CAA. The money raised from this project funds various school improvement projects. Last year we raised over $2000 through the Box Tops program alone! Please turn yours into your child’s teacher or Ms. Turnage in the front office.