All School News: March 7 – March 11, 2016

Dr. Seuss Week

We want to thank all our special guests and readers this week. Each class hosted a variety of family, friends, local athletes and more to join in our Dr. Seuss week fun. There were so many guests and we are thankful for each and every one of you!





Class Favorites

Congratulations to the following students for being selected Class Favorite for the 2015-2016 school year.

  • 6th Grade—Caroline Johnston & Tyler Thrash
  • 7th Grade—Ehma Herrera & Gavin Baxter
  • 8th Grade—Caroline Giles & Conroy Taylor
  • 9th Grade—Aliyah Wise & Andrew Pendergrast
  • 10th Grade—Mackenzie Sawyer & Dawson Bagwell
  • 11th Grade—Abbey Hogan & Will Lankford


CBL Needs Your Help

The Fitness CBL group is conducting a survey regarding our city and county parks. This survey will help them to determine the best location for additional outdoor fitness equipment and B-cycles. Although they have surveyed many different groups, they need your help! Please fill out the survey found by following the link below. This will allow them to better judge what park would be most used and where the equipment should go. The survey only takes a moment and we appreciate your help. Thank you!


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.


Golf Tournament

April 23, 2016 at Swan Lake Golf Course, shot gun start at 8:00 AM
Cost is $75 per golfer, $300 for a 4 man team. This price also includes lunch and prize money for winners.

The tournament is a 4 man scramble with everyone receiving a door prize.  There will be a car for a hole in one on a specified hole.  Also prizes for closest to the hole and longest drive.  There will be a putting contest for an additional $5.

Attached is the registration form.

We are also looking for sponsors for the Cougar Club Golf Classic Golf Tournament.  There are 3 levels of sponsorship, $100 Hole Sponsor, $500 Blue Sponsor and $1000 Gold Sponsor. Contact Theresia Burchett at

You can register online at or by calling Theresia Burchett 931-320-0107 or 931-647-6311.




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 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.



Please contact Kristi Truitt at when your child is going to be out of school. This helps us to keep our attendance records up to date. If you know your child will be late due to an appointment please let us know that as well. Thank you.


Cougar Bucks

Cougar Bucks may be added to your Cougar Card any time day or night! We encourage everyone to take advantage of this easy way to pay for lunch, break, or even the Cougar Store! Payments can be made through our online Marketplace at the below link or by visiting Mrs. Kristi Truitt in the Cougar Café.


CA Marketplace

To better service our families a new online Marketplace has been developed. You may visit the marketplace at You can pay fees, tuition, Cougar Bucks and more all in one place!



Please join Intermediate School Fellowship of Christian Athletes each Wednesday morning in Coach Trent’s room 402 (the new building) at 7:15 a.m. Everyone is welcome!

Please join the Upper School Fellowship of Christian Athletes each Wednesday morning at 7:15. We invite everyone to attend!


Important Dates

  • March 25-April 5—Spring Break—No School
  • April 16—Steak Dinner
  • April 30—Prom
  • May 27—Graduation


News from the Cougar Café

Please remember to Pre-Order Lunch each week. This is very important even when you are on the annual or bi-annual lunch plan. Clarksville Academy now offers a Cougar Bucks 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. Payments can now be made via the new online marketplace!

Pre Order lunch using this link:

If you have any questions please contact Kristi Truitt 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.


Social Media

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