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All School News for February 24 – March 2, 2014

Read Across America

We will honor Theodor Seuss Geisel (Dr. Seuss) by celebrating Read Across America Week (Feb. 24-28). Many fun activities promoting reading and literacy development have been planned. Please mark your calendars so that your child can participate in this spirited week.

Monday, Feb. 24 – Red and White Day! – Wear red and white to show your Seuss pride.

Tuesday, Feb. 25 – Foot Frenzy Day! – Wear crazy socks and roll up your pants.

Wednesday, Feb. 26 – What’s in Your Pocket Day? – Bring in a pocket- sized possession to show your class.

Thursday, Feb. 27 – Grinch Green Day! – Wear green, but no grumpy Grinches, please!

Friday, Feb. 28 – Oh, The Places You Will Go Day! – Dress like the adult you wish to become.


National Honor Society

The National Honor Society and National Junior Honor Society Inductions will be held on Thursday, February 27th, 2014, at 8:00 A.M. in Clarksville Academy’s Activities Center.



The ACT deadline for the April 12th test date is next Friday, March 7th.  Please sign up at if you are interested in taking the April ACT before the deadline.


Governor’s Volunteer Star

Congratulations to Alexa Griffith for her selection as a Governor’s Volunteer Star from Humphreys County! She will join 300 other leaders of change from across Tennessee for an award recognition ceremony.


CA Steak Dinner

The 25th annual Steak Dinner will take place on Saturday, March 8. It is night of great food, wonderful music and friends. You won’t want to miss this year’s show featuring the Lower School Cougar Choir, the Intermediate School Choir & the Upper School Show Choir! They have been working hard all year to prepare a wonderful night! Tickets are now on sale for $75. 

If anyone has a church pew or a long bench that we could use for Steak Dinner, please contact Thank you for your help!


Planning for College

There will be an informational meeting regarding college planning on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at 5:30 p.m., for parents of students in 11th grade.  The meeting will be held in Clarksville Academy’s auxiliary gym.   If you are unable to attend, please feel free to set up a meeting with Mrs. Walker to discuss your child’s college planning.


Key Club

The annual Key Club Spring Rally for our district on was held on Sunday. During that time, Evelyn Turner ran against a student from Middle College and won the Lt. Governor position for our district. Also, Elsa Meyners was chosen by members of the Hilldale and Downtown Kiwanis clubs as the Most Outstanding Key Clubber of the District. Both of these are very distinguished honors and we are very proud of them! Evelyn will be attending Key Club District Convention next month to begin training for her duties.


Welcome Wednesdays

During the month of February, Clarksville Academy offers Welcome Wednesdays.  Every Wednesday during the month, we will host campus tours, student shadowing days and a more inside look at Clarksville Academy.  If you know of a family who should be invited to Welcome Wednesday please email their information to Sally Allen at  



Chick-Fil-A Fundraiser

On Wednesday, February 26 one of Clarksville Academy’s CBL groups will host a spirit night benefiting Loaves and Fishes.  This event will take place at the Chic-Fil-A on Wilma Rudolph Blvd from 5:00-8:00 P.M.  We invite all families to come out and support this worthwhile cause!  


Logan’s Roadhouse Spirit Night

One of Clarksville Academy’s CBL groups will host “Raise the Steaks” at Logan’s. Join us for wood fire grilled steaks, make-from-scratch recipes, and Southern inspired favorites – all while supporting your nonprofit group!

Logan’s Roadhouse will donate up to 20% of your group’s pre-tax dining checks back to your organization.

Come out and show your Cougar spirit on the following dates:

February 26, 2014
March 19, 2014
April 23, 2014


Youth Leadership Clarksville

Youth Leadership Clarksville Class of 2015 Applications are available for all rising juniors and seniors with a grade point average of 2.75.  These applications are located in the Guidance office and are due on Tuesday, February 25th.  If you have any questions, please email Mrs. Walker at


Important Dates

March 7 – Winter Parent-Teacher conferences – No School for Lower School only

March 8 – Steak Dinner

March 24 – 28- Spring Break


CA Yearbooks

The yearbook staff has announced that yearbooks can still be purchased online until March 3rd!!


CA Sports

The athletics page at has everything you need to make your plans to support our Cougar athletes. Check it for sports schedules, rosters, and game updates


Future Expansion

The first preview of building rendering was shown during our Annual Steak Dinner. The drawing will be on display in our foyer as well as online for our parents, students, alumni and other interested stake holders to view. We encourage you to share your thoughts and comments with Sally Allen ( and Tricia Wallace in our Development Office, Sharon Grimes, Board of Trustee Chair and Kay Drew ( our Head of School.

CA - Future Expansion


News from the Cougar Café

The Cougar Café will be celebrating Dr. Seuss week with a fun and interesting menu the week of February 24-28!! Clarksville Academy now offers a Cougar Cash Account option to better assist children with their lunch needs! This convenient option gives families the opportunity to deposit money into an account and this money can be withdrawn for miscellaneous items that are available at the express window or the hot lunch window.

Dr. Seuss Week
Monday, February 24

Roast beast /w cheese on bun (Cheeseburger)

Chips, Carrot sticks, 10 Apples on top Sauce, Chocolate pudding w/ whip cream

Tuesday, February 25

Green Eggs (scrambled) and Ham

Hash brown, Orange slices, Cinnamon roll

Wednesday, February 26

Poodles with Noodles (Chicken and Dumplings)

Assorted greens and other things (salad)

Biscuit, Peaches, 1 fish 2 fish red fish blue fish cupcake

Thursday, February 27

Go Dog GO hot dog ,

Gold fish, Chili, Pears, Who cake

Friday, February 28

Pizza, Green beans, Pineapples, Assorted Ice Cream

If you have any questions please contact Nadine Dixon at  Thank you!!


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.


iPad/iPhone App

We encourage you to download our mobile app from the App Store. We are currently only available on Apple products. This app will provide wonderful updates about what is going on at our school.


Social Media

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