Upper School News: January 23 – January 27, 2017


Mrs.Pitt’s Debate classes had their first round of debates last week. The students were awesome and Mrs. Pitt was impressed with their hard work! (Pictured: Junior Michaela Dowdy and Sophomore Stone Norris)



Freshman Sydneey Boykin was honored by Culver’s as their Player of the Week for her performance during the Greenbrier game. Congratulations to Sydneey for this wonderful honor.



Our community is saddened by the loss of Brock Blick. While Brock did not attend Clarksville Academy, many of our students knew Brock and his family and want to show their support in his memory. CA’s Fellowship of Christian Athletes is spearheading a drive for donations for the Humane Society. The Blick family has requested that Brock’s memory be honored in this way. The drive will be this week, Monday, January 23, through Friday, January 27. Monetary donations will also be accepted. Please see Debbie Turnage when turning this in.

The following items were shared with us by the Humane Society as needed items:

  • Dog and Cat Food
  • Paper Towels
  • Heavy Duty Lawn/Leaf Bag
  • Bottled Water
  • Permanent Markers (all colors & sizes)
  • Manila Envelopes (any size)
  • Printer Address Labels
  • White Copy Paper
  • Gift Cards (PetSmart, Pet Food Center, Walmart, Sam’s, Amazon, etc.)

These items may be dropped off in the front foyer of the main building. Thank you for your support.


Varsity Dance

All girls interested in trying out for the Varsity Dance Team need to attend one or both days of the upcoming Varsity Dance Clinic.  The clinic will be Tuesday, Feb 21 and Thursday, Feb 23, from 3:15-4:30 in the Aux Gym.  There will be dancers, dance teachers and dance coaches to help teach technique and skills needed for tryouts.  Please email Theresia Burchett, tbburchett@aol.com if you are interested or to ask questions.


Senior Superlatives

Congratulations to the following students for being voted Senior Superlative!

Best All Around—Abbey Hogan & Will Lankford
Biggest Heart—Anne Marie Rocconi & Dalton Smith
Most Unforgettable—Josie Foot & Alex Pearson
Most Athletic—Anna Cherry & Austin Fisher
Take Home to Momma—Caroline Caudill & Damian Hardison
Most Trendy—Austin Wendt & (Tie) Morgan Wilson-Elizabeth Mabry
Bluest Blood—Abbey Hogan & Eli Norman
Most Likely to Make You Laugh—Brinley Meek & Noah Clayton
Best Case of Senioritis—Emma Thomas & Donovan Boatright
Most Likely to Change the World—Brianna Bond & Doug Keplinger
Most Likely to be President—Abby Watson & (Tie) DJ McDowell-Parker Rice
Most Likely to Star in a Reality Show—Day Weaver & Garrett Bauer
Dynamic Duo—Brinley Meek & Sara Cook; Eli Norman & Noah Clayton


Prom Committee

Nine members of the Prom Committee traveled to view the prom venue in Hopkinsville. They looked at the space and made decisions on decorations. They loved the look of the building and are looking forward to a beautiful prom at the James E. Bruce Convention Center on May 20th. (Pictured Taylor Kazinski, Carlynn Holleman, Robbie Yates, Matthew Denny, Jackson Manning, Mackenzie Sawyer, Macy Truitt, Tashaunda Grimmett, and Michaela Dowdy)



FCA meets weekly on Wednesdays at 7:15AM in Coach Williams’ room. We invite all US students to attend.


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 $2000 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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