Upper School News: February 19 – February 23, 2018

Honors Anatomy

Honors anatomy students are learning how to take blood pressure.


Peru Blog

Follow along with our students, parents and teachers who are travelling in Peru!



Currently, French III is reading Le Comte de Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas in the original French.  This swashbuckling thriller has us sitting on the edge of our seat until the last ounce of revenge is exacted as we move to the last page of this fabulous 19th century adventure novel.



Earlier this month, Upper School students from each English class participated in the Shakespeare Monologue Competition. Each year, all Upper School students memorize and recite a Shakespearean monologue in class competitions across campus. Champions from each class come together to compete for a chance to represent Clarksville Academy in Nashville at the Regional Shakespeare Monologue Competition organized by the English Speaking Union of the United States. There, students from various schools from around the mid-state vie for one coveted spot in the National Shakespeare Competition in New York City. We had some incredible performances this year, and our panel of expert judges (including two theatre professionals and a Shakespeare scholar) named junior Maggie Clark as the school winner this year. This is Maggie’s second time being crowned champion, and she will take her rendition of Queen Margaret from Henry VI, Part 3 to Belmont’s Troutt Theatre on Saturday, March 3. Break a leg, Maggie!



Mrs. Pitt’s Speech Classes their demonstration speeches last week. The students showed how to do everything from braiding hair to playing the ukulele, from swinging a baseball bat to calling ducks. They did a fantastic job, and Mrs. Pitt is proud of their progress and confidence in public speaking!

(Pictured- Sophomore, Caroline Pennington demonstrates how to make her favorite banana bread)



Members of the CA Interact Club attended the Sunrise Rotary meeting at APSU on Thursday, February 15. They got to hear a presentation from Mrs. Erika Outlaw of Habitat for Humanity, who was delighted to meet our students. Those attending were Mallory Saleh (12), Michaela Dowdy (12), Chandler Vinson (11), Maggie Clark (11), Aliyah Wise (11), Bailey Coleman (10), Will Mabry (10), Caroline Giles (10), Bayleigh Robinson (10), and club sponsor, Mrs. Amanda Pitt.


Clarksville Academy Night

Every Wednesday night at Firehouse Subs.  Please go by either the Madison Street store or the Wilma Rudolph store and let them know you are with Clarksville Academy.  Clarksville Academy will receive 15% of the sale.  Every Wednesday night is Clarksville Academy Night at Firehouse Subs.



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. bethfmabry@gmail.com.


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.


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!


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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 photos@clarksvilleacademy.com.

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