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Upper School News for Oct 29 – Nov 4, 2012

Senior Buddy/Kindergarten

Senior Buddies will meet with their Kindergarten Buddy on Tuesday during free period for a special activity.  Please remember a special treat for your buddy!



Students in Intermediate and Upper School are NOT permitted to wear Halloween costumes, masks, face paint, etc for Halloween on Wednesday.



It’s not too late to join us abroad this SPRING BREAK in Austria, Germany, and Switzerland! The longer you wait to enroll for this trip, the higher the cost will be. The next price increase will be after Wednesday, October 31st at midnight (Thursday morning). You do not want to miss out on this awesome opportunity. Some are the exciting places that we will be visiting during our travels abroad are as follows: Schönbrunn Palace (Vienna, Austria), Chapel Bridge (Lucerne, Switzerland), and Frauenkirche Cathedral (Munich, Germany). Please visit the tour website at for more information, or contact Mr. Craft at We hope to see you abroad this spring!


Cross Country

Cross Country Regionals were held Thursday at Steeple Chase. Bailey Foote took 6th place and Evelyn Turner finished 20th out of 93 runners and each received Medals. The boys finished overall 19th place with Adrian Ortiz having the fastest time. Way to Go Cougars! A Great Finish for the Cross Country Season. Bailey Foote will move on to State on Nov. 3rd.


Soccer News

Congratulations to our girls for being District Runner-Ups in the District Tournament in Macon County last week.  Our girls had a wonderful season!  Also congratulations to: Shelby Chapmen earned the Most Valuable District Goal Keeper award. Mallory Burman, Abby Martin, and Nicki Goad all made the All-district team. Kalyn Riley, Taylor Treadway, and Lacey Rainville all made the All- tournament team. We play in regionals on Tuesday, October 23rd at 7pm at CPA! Great job ladies!

Mary Beth Burchett was named Coach of the District for Womens Soccer!  Congratulations Mary Beth!

Amilcar Castro has been named the new Boys Soccer Coach. 


Football News

The Cougars are ranked #1 in the District after an amazing win against McEwen Friday!  We have been awarded a bye week this week for the first round of tournament play.  We will take on the winner of the McEwen/Nashville Christian game next Friday, November 9 at Simpson Field.  If you are interested in Tailgating before the game please contact Theresia Burchett at to reserve your spot.  All reservations are required to put up a tent or have a decorated tailgate space.  Reservations are required please.


You’re Invited

Friday, November 2, 2012, your Varsity Cheerleaders are sponsoring a LOCK-IN from the hours of 7pm to 7am.  The cost of the LOCK-IN is $10.00 and all proceeds will go toward the cheerleaders trip to the 2013 Capital One Bowl.  This summer the squad traveled to Gulf Shores, Alabama, for their UCA summer camp and competed against high school squads from other states.  The squad earned the right to perform at the Pre-Game performance on New Year’s Day at the 2013 Capital One Bowl Game in Orlando, Florida.  Please help support the Varsity Cheer Squad by allowing your child to attend the LOCK-IN.  Students will only be allowed to leave early if we have spoken with a parent or if a parent picks them up.


News from the School Counselor

Friday, November 2, 2012, is the final day to register for the December ACT.  The next test date is not until February 2013.  There are 3 test dates a year where you can pay for a Test Information Release (TIR).  The TIR authorizes ACT to send you a list of your answers, a copy of the multiple-choice test questions, the answer key, and the scoring instructions.  The cost for the TIR is $19.00.  The TIR form is available on the ACT website at  During the testing cycle 2012-2013, December, April and June are the only test dates ACT will offer the TIR data.


Leadership Project

The Leadership Seminar class is made up of Juniors and Seniors at CA. These students have come together to partner with the Firehouse Homeless Shelter to provide food, clothing, personal hygiene items, etc.  We ask that all CA families support this project and send any of the following items to school by November 16.

New/Used Backpacks

New/Used Coats

New Winter Hats/Gloves

New Men’s or Women’s Underwear

New women’s sports bras

Personal Hygiene Items (such as deodorant, soap, shampoo, toothbrushes/paste, women’s hygiene products)


All items should be brought no later than Nov 16.


Softball Conditioning

Conditioning is Mondays and Wednesdays starting at 5:30pm. Ladies in fall sports are excused from conditioning.



Please join Fellowship of Christian Athletes on Wednesdays for our meeting! This year Upper school FCA will meet in Coach Holt’s classroom #118 (under the gym). We will be meeting on Wednesday mornings at 7:15 a.m. Please come and be a part of FCA, everyone is welcome!