Clarksville Academy - Promoting Academic Excellence, Moral Integrity, Physical Growth, and Civic Responsibility

All School News for December 10 – 16, 2012

Grinch comes to CA



Clarksville Academy’s high school Fellowship of Christian Athletes will start working toward our Christmas projects for 2012.

Our wish list of projects include: The Smile Train-surgery for a child, Military Boxes- FCA deployed family members, Angel Tree Child/Family-providing clothes, food and toys, Nursing Home-fruit baskets and cards, Asia- bios and water filter, chickens and pigs, Homeless Shelter-clothing and personal items

If you would like to be a part of making these gifts a reality, a donation box will be available in the main foyer. Thank you and Merry Christmas!



When visiting campus, we remind you that the row of parking directly in front of school and the first two rows near the Cougar Cruisers are reserved faculty/staff spaces.  We ask all parents and guests to park on the hill to the right of the school.  Thank you.


First Grade Pet Show

A big thanks to all who participated in the Annual First Grade Pet Show!  It was a huge success!



Lower School Christmas Program

This year’s Lower School Christmas Program, “Christmas Eve Favorites,” will be on December 19th at 8:30 AM. Students are excited to share their favorite parts of the holiday season through song!

  • Pre-K: Christmas pajamas
  • Kindergarten: reindeer shirts & jeans
  • First Grade: Santa hats
  • Second Grade: Red and Green “gift” shirts
  • Third Grade: Denim on bottom (skirts, jeans, overalls) and red/green on top, preferably plaid or flannel if they have it. Cowboy hats are acceptable.
  • Fourth Grade: Girls: red poodle skirts and white shirts. Boys: black pants and green t-shirts
  • Fifth Grade: Who characters (Cindy Lou Who) dressing in their fanciest Christmas clothes with crazy Whoville hair


Builders Club

Our Builders Club has been hard at work! They have taken on many great projects this holiday season!

Here are a group of students who sold ornaments and cocoa to raise money for the Red Cross & Hurricane Sandy.



This group collected books to donate to the Salvation army.



This group is shown with just a few of gifts collected by each grade at CA for the Salvation Army Angel tree.   CA helped over 30 angels this holiday season!



Basketball News

Tuesday, December 11, we take on Davidson Academy at home, game begin with JV at 4:30Friday, we travel to East Robertson all.  The Junior Cheerleaders will perform during halftime of this game!


Alumni Basketball News

On Tuesday, December 18, David Lipscomb with the help of Malcolm & Martin Smith will take on APSU at the Dunn Center.  We will have a Cougar cheering section!  Come out and join us in cheering on the Smith twins!


Varsity Bowling News

Our bowlers are HOME today against Creekwood!  Match begins at 4 at the Pinnacle.   Come out and cheer them on!  Our team has had a great season!


Intermediate Basketball News

On Monday, December 10, the teams play at home against Pleasant View Christian.  Come out and support your Intermediate School Cougars!  Tip off is 6:00 p.m.



Kindergarten/Sr Buddy Party

We will have our K-Sr Buddies party on December 11th. We will be doing a special craft, eating cookies, and enjoying spending time together. If your child would like to give his/her buddy a gift for Christmas, please send it on this day.


Choir News

Concert Choir had a wonderful time in New York!


Art Students Spotlighted

The following students were selected to exhibit their artwork at the Renaissance Center in Dickson the month of December.

  • Emma Denley – digital photography: “se venden bananas”
  • Emma Denley – digital/wood transfer mixed media: “pequeno cachorro”
  • Kelsey Hendrickson- digital photography: “Sky of Color”
  • Chaney Laurent – b&w fiber photography: “Bike Rack”
  • Ryan Burkhart – b&w fiber photography: “Forest”
  • Dalton Reid – video: “Awesome Motion”


CA Cougar Store

We are putting out new stock this week!  New stocking stuffers, sweatshirts and long sleeve t’s arrived this week! Come in and stock up!  Watch Facebook for our weekly specials!


Science Fun

Our lower school science classes are participating in an experiment of the week with Mrs. Askew.  Throughout the semester she will video these and we will post them on our Clarksville Academy YouTube Channel.  We encourage you to go out and watch these videos weekly.


Lower School Art

Like our Lower School Art Facebook Page! Mrs. Lawless is collecting bottle caps of all sizes and colors for an art project.  Please save your bottle caps and bring in a Ziploc bag to lower school art.


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 $1500 through the Box Tops program alone!  Please turn yours into your child’s teacher or Ms. Turnage in the front office.



Please join Fellowship of Christian Athletes on Wednesdays for our meeting! This year Upper school FCA will meet in Coach Holt’s classroom #118 (under the gym) and Intermediate school FCA will meet in Mrs. Hinson’s classroom #128. We will be meeting on Wednesday mornings at 7:15 a.m. Please come and be a part of FCA, everyone is welcome! You do not have to be an athlete to participate in FCA.


Lunch Menu

Questions about lunch or the online ordering process should be sent to  All orders must be placed online and the link to view the order is found on our home page.