All School News: September 7 – September 13, 2015

Presidential Volunteer Service Awards

Sixteen students were awarded the Presidential Volunteer Service Award for over 50 hours of community service during the 2014-2015 school year.

The following students were awarded: Cheyenne Deibert, Malia McDowell, Megan Minton, and Breonna Wade all received Gold Awards, Dylan Bryant Silver Award, Maggie Clark, Daniel Dela Cruz, Josh Dela Cruz, Sydney Halliday, Madison Hawkins, Grace Parbs, Mallory Saleh, Brandon Walker, Gracie Whitlow, Natalie Yen and Hannah Jacobsen received the Bronze Award.



9/11 Never Forget

September 11 is a day many of us will never forget. It is an important part of our American history and a day that should be remembered. This Friday, September 11, we will host Montgomery Central at the Cougar Sports Complex. Our team will wear specially designed patriotic uniforms for this game. We have a special guest coming to sing our national anthem, and we will have an amazing presentaion of the American Flag. We will honor our First Responders, Military and those who lost their life on this tragic day. We hope you all will join us for tailgate alley at 5 with the presentation of the colors at 6:40 followed by the singing of the National Anthem. The night will end with the presentation of the Battle of the River trophy and a special event to close out the night.

After School Enrichment Program

CA is proud to announce our After School Enrichment Program. Throughout the year we will continue to add a variety of activities to the schedule. These may include (but are not limited to) courses in fitness, cursive writing, music lessions, art, and more. Be sure to bookmark this site and check it often!

To kick off our fall programs we have 3 fun offerings. Coach Danny Magrans will offer a twice weekly fitness program for our 4th thorugh 12th grade students. This comprehensive program will stregthen your child’s body while teaching them the proper fitness techniques. For more information visit the link below.

Mrs. Marla Clemments will begin teaching a cursive writing course in September. This month long course will offer second and third grade students an introduction to beautiful art of cursive writing and will stregnthen our fourth graders skills. Cursive is a skill taught in our third grade classes at CA so this is a great way to reinforce those skills! For more information visit our link below.

Peter Swadley a professional musician skilled in both studio and live performance will offer guitar lessions at CA. Peter has toured with bands like Zac Brown and acts like Bo Bice. Beginning Guitar is the perfect introduction for your beginner or Intermediate or Advanced guitar are for the more seasoned performer. More information can be found at the link below.

Check the site often as updates happen weekly.

Player of the Week

Julie Parks, from Heritage Bank, and Head Football Coach Todd Hood presents Hunter Bracy with the Player of The Week Award based on his performance in the home game against Wayne Co. High School this past Friday night, September 4th. Hunter had his best defensive effort of the year. Hunter was the leading tackler with 11 on the night. The Cougars lost the region match up. Coach Hood declared, “Hunter is only a sophomore and has improved each and every game on the defensive side of the ball. ” The Cougars will host 3A Montgomery Central in a non-region game this Friday, Sept 11th. Kick off is at 7:00 pm. This is a special 9/11 “Never Forget” Game as we honor our first responders, military and the people who lost their lives in the 9/11 attacks.
Come out and support your COUGARS!!!!


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 deisnged for students and parents to send pictures taken throughout the school year. W 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.

All Sports Season Pass

Each Clarksville Academy student will receive a 2015-2016 All Sports Season Pass for regular season home games. The 2015-2016 All Sports Season Pass is on sale for anyone to purchase that is not a Clarksville Academy student (if a parent, grandparent, friend, etc., would like a pass). When you present your pass at the Cougar Store, you may receive special seasonal discounts and offers. The passes are on sale for $60 from now until September 15, 2015. Passes are regularly $75. Game admissions are typically $5-$6 per game. Please remember if you are season pass holder, please present this pass when entering home games.

If you would like to purchase a season pass, please see the business office.

Smart Cards

The senior class is selling Smart Cards to help pay for their senior trip. The Smart Card is a discount card for many businesses in the Montgomery County area. Each card is $20 and will be available for sale during the month of August. You may get one from a member of the senior class, Mrs. Hollis, or you can see Mrs. Turnage in the foyer! Please help the senior class as they prepare for this exciting trip!

Driver Needed

Our routes have grown and we are seeking an additional morning and afternoon CDL endorsement driver. If you are interested in this position, please contact Sheila Ragsdale at or at 931-647-6311.

iCougar App

We encourage everyone with an apple device to download the iCougar app today. This is a great way to stay updated with all the latest in school closings, emergency notifications, etc. If you already have the app, please make sure to go to the app store and update it! A new update was released in January. We are currently investigating the Android market and hope to have it available there soon.


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

Sept 9 3rd Prize Assembly
Sept 11 Never Forget—9/11 Special Football Game
Sept 14-18 Homecoming Week
Sept 18 Homecoming Game
Oct 2 Admissions Open House

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

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

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