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All School News for March 18-24, 2013

Steak Dinner

The annual Steak Dinner, An Evening with Friends is a 23 year tradition at CA that will take place on Saturday, March 23. 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! Steak dinner tickets are still available! Tickets are $75.


Lower School Art Magnets

The magnets for our Lower School Art Fundraiser have arrived and have been sent home with your child. If you wish to purchase your child’s magnet, please send in $6. If writing a check, please make it out to Clarksville Academy. If you do not wish to purchase the magnet, please return it. All magnets, orders and money need to be returned to your child’s teacher by March 27. Thanks so much for your support!


Intermediate School Dance Try-Outs

Intermediate School Dance Team Try-Outs have been changed to April 8-11.  There will be a sign up sheet on Mrs. Turnage’s desk along with a tryout packet.   Questions about tryouts? Contact Mrs. Truitt at



Chaney Laurent will have her photography 2 photo exhibit on display in the Brenda Stone Fine Arts Building beginning on March 26. Her opening reception will be at 6 PM on this date. We invite all our Cougars to come out and support Chaney.

CA - Starstruck - Chaney Laurent


Lower School Science Expo

The Lower School Science Expo was held last Thursday. There were many exciting experiments prepared by students grades K-5. Congratulations to our winners!

CA - Lower School Science Expo Winners

Congratulations to the following winners of the 2013 Science Expo/Engineering Expo.

Honorable Mention: Fossils in Rotary Park—Chris Osborn
3rd Place: Chocolate Meltdown—Zoe Brooks
2nd Place: How do Balls Bounce—Ethan Montee
1st Place: Aerodynamics—Akshay Nair

1st Grade
Honorable Mention: Cami Matthews & Rebekah Hass
3rd Place: Puddle Evaporation—Sadie Skaggs
2nd Place: Lava Flow—Jason Schrader
1st Place: Not Too Sweet—Jack Thomas Darnell

2nd Grade
Honorable Mention—Chloe Hickland
3rd Place: Erupting Volcano—Madisen Bryant
2nd Place: Sugar Crystallization: Ashton Ozolins
1st Hot Dog Mummy: Max Brooks

3rd Grade
2nd Place: Keep you Cooler: Madelyn Vaswani
1st Place: Live With It: Bella Allen

4th Grade
2nd Place: Volcano Blast: Luke Watts
1st Place: Vegetable Oil Rentition: Nikki Harnage

5th Grade
2nd Place: Down for the Calorie Count: Shaan Patel
1st Place: Musical Reaction: Akanee Angel

Engineering Design Process 3rd Grade:
3rd Place: Pencil Pullers: Elizabeth Tucker
2nd Place: Ready Aim Fire: Caroline Johnston
1st Place: Egg Cracker 3000: Bella Allen


Key Club Awards

Congratulations to our Key Club members on their recent awards at convention!

CA - Key Club Awards

  • Dues on time
  • Most distinguished Key Clubber of District- Evelyn Turner
  • Bronze for Ronald McDonald House
  • Andy Hutson Scholarship- Emma Denley ($500, 1 of 4 scholarships granted, most prestigious)
  • Ellie von Palko- top 6 in talent show for recitation of an original poem
  • Most outstanding Key Clubber of the Division- Karan Wadhwa
  • Most Outstanding Club of the Division
  • 2nd place in Club video contest
  • 1st place for single service- Operation Homefront
  • Major Achievement Award ( most coveted)
  • Distinguished Club
  • Honorable mention for Best All Around Key Clubber Award- Karan Wadhwa


Science Fair

Clarksville Academy’s Upper School MTSEF Science Fair that will occur on March 21st at APSU!


Absentee Reminder

A reminder to all parents, if your child is going to be absent or is absent due to illness, we ask that you notify the school. Thank you.


Varsity Tennis

Varsity tennis plays Monday at home against Merrol Hyde, Tuesday at Montgomery Central, Thursday at Cheatham Co and Friday at Sycamore! Go Cougars!


Varsity Soccer

Varsity Soccer will play Monday at home against Greenbrier and travel to Sycamore on Thursday!


Varsity Baseball

The baseball team plays at HOME all week! Monday we take on Pleasant View Christian, Tuesday it’s Grace Baptist, Thursday is Sycamore with a JV game, and finally on Friday we take on Northwest with JV also playing. Come out to Wes Smith Field and cheer on your Cougars!


Softball News

Softball will travel to Pleasant View Christian on Monday and head to East Robertson on Tuesday with JV playing. Go Cougars!


Intermediate School Baseball

Intermediate Baseball travels to Lighthouse on Monday, Middle TN Christian on Tuesday, and plays at East Robertson on Saturday!


Upcoming Dates

Below are some dates to remember….

  • March 29th-April 5th—Spring Break (return to school on April 8th)


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.


March 18, 2013


Cougar Dog

Chili, Chips, Carrot Sticks, Pears, Spice Cake


Chicken Salad


March 19, 2013



Salad, Orange Slices, Texas Toast, Snikerdoodle Cookie


Grill Chicken


March 20, 2013


Tacos (2)

Chip w/ Cheese Sauce, Green Beans, Apple, Churro




March 21, 2013


Crispy Chicken Sandwich

Hash Brown Casserole, Corn, Peaches, Brownies


Crisp Chicken


March 22, 2013



Garden Salad, Pineapples, Assorted Ice Creams