Lower School News: September 11 – September 15, 2017

4th Grade FUSE

Fourth graders applied what they have learned in Science about stating a hypothesis, creating a plan, and analyzing results by completing the Cup Challenge. They had to work together to develop a way to stack cups in a pyramid while only using a rubber band and 4 strings.



Kindergarten enjoyed meeting our Senior Buddies and our parents met them too.


Spirit Cart

All clothing items 30% off during homecoming week.  The Lower School will have a Spirit cart visit their classroom throughout the week!  Items are between .50-$20.


Cougar Store Homecoming
Week Spirit Sale

During the week of September 11-15, CA’s Homecoming Week, we will be visiting your child(ren)’s classroom with Spirit Week items.  This will give your child(ren) the opportunity to stock up on those spirit items for Friday’s pep assembly and football game to be played at 7:00 P.M.  Items range from $1-$20.  If your child(ren) plans on making any purchases, please send money in with them.


Cat Ear Headbands                           $5

Light-Up Styrofoam Sticks                $3

Royal Blue, Gold, and

Black Beaded Necklaces 2 for $1

Pop Socket for your Cell Phones      $9

Water Bottle                                       $5

CA Insulated Stainless Tumblers      $10/20oz.     $15/30oz.

Flashlights                                          $10

Glow Sticks                                        $1

Paw Pencil                                          $0.50

Paw Stickers                                       $0.50

Paw Tattoos                                       $0.50

Shakers                                            2 for $1

Blue/Gold Bracelet                           $12.00

Scarves                                                $12.00

Assortment of Earrings                    $5.00-15.00

Cougar Necklace Set                          $10.00

Plush Cougars                                    $20.00

*All clothing items will be 30% off during Homecoming Week! Come while supplies last!

*Please note that some items may not be for purchase till Tuesday.


Homecoming Week

Homecoming Week begins Monday, September 11.  We have a full week of activities planned including dress up days for all ages, class competitions (6-12th), pep rally, football game, and dances (6th-12th).  Below you will find a complete list of dress up days and activities.


Monday, September 11: Red, White, & Blue Day

Tuesday, September 12: Tacky Tourist Day

Wednesday, September 13: Disney Day

Thursday, September 14: Color Wars Day

Friday, September 15: Blue & Gold Day


  • Bonfire Times – This will take place at the Cougar Sports Complex on Thursday, Sept. 14 beginning at 6.  The fire will be lit at dark and the event will end by 8PM.
  • Pep Rally –  will be held on Friday, September 15 at 2 in the Main gym.  All grades are invited.
  • The Football game –  will begin with tailgating at 5:30, the Cougar Walk at 6:50, the kick off at 7PM, and the coronation of Homecoming Queen at halftime.
  • Intermediate School Dance –  will be on Saturday, Sept 16 from 7:00-10:00 PM in the Auxiliary Gym.
  • Upper School Dance –  will be on Saturday, Sept 16 from 8:00-11:00 PM at the Waterstreet Event Center located on Riverside Dr.


Photo Contest

See your email for full details on this fun activity this week!


Golly G’s

Golly Gs is offering a 10% discount to students who come after Friday night football games. If you tell them “Go Cougars!,” you will get 10% off. After each Friday night, the school with the most tallies will receive 10% off the next Tuesday. At the end of the season, the school with the most participation will have a limited edition ice cream named after their mascot.


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!

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