All School News: November 27 – December 1, 2017

Thanksgiving Feast

Thank you to all who joined us for our annual feast!  A big thank you to our wonderful cafeteria staff for all their hard work.  We fed approximately 1000 people last Monday!  Thank you to Ms. Stowe & Mrs. Truitt for all their help organizing our RSVPs and making the lunch line process run smoothly.  Thank you to Kari Turner and the office staff for the wonderful table centerpieces and their help serving our guests.  Visit our online gallery here.


Exam Schedule

2017-2018 Intermediate School
Semester I Exam Week Schedule, 
Grades 6-8

 Tuesday, Dec. 12

  • 8:00 – 9:30                  1st period exam
  • 9:30 – 9:45                  Break
  • 9:45 – 11:15                2nd period exam


Wednesday, Dec. 13

  • 8:00 – 9:30                  3rd period exam
  • 9:30 – 9:45                  Break
  • 9:45 – 11:15                4th period exam


Thursday, Dec. 14

  • 8:00 – 9:30                   5th period exam
  • 9:30 – 9:45                   Break
  • 9:45 – 11:15                 6th period exam


2017-2018 Upper School
Semester I Exam Week Schedule, Grades 9-12

Tuesday, Dec. 12

  • 8:00 – 9:30                1st period exam
  • 9:30 – 9:45                Break
  • 9:45 – 11:15              2nd period exam


Wednesday, Dec. 13

  • 8:00 – 9:30                3rd period exam
  • 9:30 – 9:45                Break
  • 9:45 – 11:15              4th period exam


Thursday, Dec. 14

  • 8:00 – 9:30                5th period exam
  • 9:30 – 9:45                Break
  • 9:45 – 11:15              6h period exam


LAST CALL – Cooking with Karen

Mrs. Dirksen is excited to announce a new offering in the Cafeteria!  She will host a “Christmas Gifts from the Kitchen” after school enrichment course from December 4-December 8.  Students will report to the kitchen from 3:00-5:00 PM.  All ingredients and supplies will be provided and students will make 10 Christmas gifts in a jar!  This fun-filled activity will provide you with great gifts for your loved ones!   Students will get to taste test each day’s project.  They will receive a recipe book and bag for all their goodies!  This class is open to 4th-7th graders and is available to only 20 students.  The cost is $100.

If you would like to register for this class visit:



Clarksville Academy Association (CAA) is the parent volunteer association of Clarksville Academy. There are many opportunities throughout the school year for parents, guardians, and grandparents to get involved by volunteering your time and/or contributions. We certainly hope you will join us in making CA an even greater place for our children, faculty and staff!  Please contact Beth Mabry on how to get involved.


Teacher Treats

Each grade level will have the opportunity one time during the school year to provide Teacher Treats. You may contribute snacks, treats, drinks or a monetary donation to help purchase treats. Please watch for your grade’s week and contact your representative.

Upcoming Teacher Treat weeks: 

 2nd grade   Dec. 7     Doug Skaggs  or 757-268-5172


Box Top Contest

The CAA invites everyone to participate in our Box Tops Contest this year! When you turn in your Box Tops please label the baggie with your student’s name, grade and teacher (Lower School). A tally will be kept of all box top returns and a Pizza party will be awarded to the class with the most labels returned!



The Fellowship of Christian Athletes would like to invite everyone to be a part of FCA this year! High School will meet in room #118 Coach Trent’s Room, Intermediate School will meet in Mrs. Drake’s room. Please make plans to attend Wednesdays at 7:15am, everyone is welcome!



Throughout the year if you take photos at various school events and would like to submit them for possible use in the yearbook or for marketing purposes, please send them to


Important Dates

Dec 12-14 Intermediate & Upper School Exams

Dec 15 Lower School Christmas Program (students excused immediately following program

Dec 18-Jan 2 NO SCHOOL—Holiday Break


Box Tops

This is a reminder that CA collects Box Tops through our CAA.  The money raised from this project funds various school improvement projects.  Last year we raised over $3000 through the Box Tops program alone!  Please turn yours into your child’s teacher or Ms. Turnage in the front office.


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