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

All School News for November 18 – 24, 2013

Signing at CA

Congratulations to AnnaMichelle Moore for signing a letter of intent to play golf with APSU!! Way to go AnnaMichelle!!


Clarksville Academy United

Please join us on Thursday, November 21st, during the basketball game for the United Way/Dessert cook off. We invite you to show off your cooking skills and enter your prize winning chili or desserts (or both)! There is a $20 entrance fee for each team. Please contact Kari Turner,, for more information.


CA needs your help!!

We ask anyone who may have jars with lids to donate them to CA by Monday, December 2nd. Baby jars are preferred, but pickle jars, spaghetti jars, etc. will work. Thank you!


Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership (Hoby) Award

Each year Clarksville Academy is allowed to select a Clarksville Academy Sophomore to represent our school at the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY) Seminar. HOBY is the nation’s foremost youth leadership development organization. HOBY programs provide youth with unique leadership training to make a better world. The seminar allows students to recognize their leadership talents and apply them in becoming effective, ethical leaders in their home, school, and community. Congratulations to Evelyn Turner, the primary HOBY representative, and Shelby Pendergrast, the alternate HOBY representative!


Clarksville Academy Blue and Gold Breakfast

Congratulations to the following people who received awards at the CA Blue and Gold Breakfast. Tim Sawyer was awarded the Theresia Burchett Volunteer of the Year Award, Ted Denny was awarded the Evans Peay Recruitment Award, and Charlsie Lankford was awarded the Kevin Cain True Blue Award. Congratulations to these deserving people!



Opportunity to Help

Clarksville Academy has been asked to assist with collecting clothing for a family of six in the community that has experienced a recent tragedy. Please contact Mrs. Turnage for more information.


Model United Nations

The Model United Nations annual conference was held in Murfreesboro, TN Friday through Sunday November 15-17, 2013. This years delegates were Adrian Ortiz, Austin Harnage, Brinley Meek, Iliana Toro, Sedona Tooley, Suraj Prabhu, Alexa Griffith, Elizabeth Mabry, Owen Johnson, Tyler Smith. Jessica Frederick, and Heidi Eames.

There were approximately 500 students from around the state of Tennessee at the conference learning about international politics. Alexa Griffith was recognized with the Outstanding Delegate Award. Approximately four percent of the delegates were recognized with this award this year.



Living Literacy Day

Living Literature is back! On December 6th, we will enjoy a day with Mr. Willowby’s Christmas Tree. If you would like to order a copy of this book to be presented to your child on December 6, please return the order form (sent home today with your child) no later than Friday, November 22. Books are $15. Quantities are limited and we cannot guarantee enough books for everyone.


Important Dates

November 22 – CBL day
November 27-29 No School – Thanksgiving Break
December 6- Living Literacy Day
December 13- CBL Day
December 16-18- Semester Exam Days
December 19 – Lower School Christmas Program
December 20 – January 5 – Christmas Break


Thanksgiving Dinner at CA

Please join us on Monday, November 25, 2012 for the Clarksville Academy’s Thanksgiving Dinner. Lunch includes Turkey, Dressing, Cranberry Sauce, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, and Pumpkin Pie. Please reserve your spot by Thursday, November 21st.


CA at Macy’s Day Parade

The 2013 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City will feature a performance by more than 700 cheerleading and dance team members representing Varsity Spirit. This year three of Clarksville Academy’s Varsity Cheerleaders, Merideth Hinson, Nicole Mullins, and Victoria Favorite, will be a part of this elite group of cheerleaders that will perform in the 87th annual 2013 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Congratulations!!!


Junior Cheer

The Junior Cheerleaders will perform at the basketball game on December 6th at 6pm. Practice for the performance will be held December 5th from 3pm – 4pm.


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

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.

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


Monday, November 18


Chips, Cole slaw, Orange, Brownie

Tuesday, November 19


Cornbread, Salad, Banana Pudding

Wednesday, November 20




Dirt Cake

Thursday, November 21


Salad, Garlic Bread, Orange Slices, Cake w/ Frosting

Friday, November 22


Salad, Fruit/Jell-o, Assorted Ice Cream

Monday, November 25

Thanksgiving Dinner with all the fixings

Turkey w/ Gravy

Dressing, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Cranberry Sauce, Pumpkin Pie

Tuesday, November 26



Fruit Cocktail

Assorted Ice Cream


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.