Upper School News: September 19 – September 23, 2016

Interact Club

CA Interact Club attended the Sunrise Rotary meeting on Thursday, Sept 15. The meetings take place at 6:45am every Thursday at APSU’s Morgan University Center, and CA Interact will send about 10 students once a month. The Interacters enjoy meeting and connecting with the Rotary members and learning about the opportunities for community service in Clarksville and surrounding areas. (Pictured: Front- Elizabeth Mabry, Brinley Meek, Dalton Smith, Trés James, Back- Carlynn Holleman, Madison Hawkins, Shali Griffy, Abby Watson, Allie Munro, Brianna Bond, DJ McDowell, Malia McDowell)




In freshman English, we are focusing on extracting relevant text evidence and inferring thematic statements. To reinforce our learning in a creative manner, students made their own “found poetry.” Using a course text as the original source, students used Google drawing and Google docs to make their own poem about hope.



Homecoming Attendants

Congratulations to the 2016 Homecoming Court!!!

Freshman Class Attendants & Escorts
Addison Means
Caroline Giles

Conroy Taylor
Garrett Burger


Sophomore Class Attendants & Escorts
Ahna Herrera
Grace Parbs

Griffin Blackman
Hunter Kueter


Junior Class Attendants & Escorts
Cambree Reed
Macy Truitt

Jason Longwell
Jonas Aakesson


Senior Class Attendants & Escorts
Abbey Hogan
Anne Marie Rocconi
Elizabeth Mabry

Damian Hardison
Eli Norman
Will Lankford


First Grade Attendants
Flower Girl – Sophia Maund
Crown Bearer – Caleb Brake



Homecoming Week takes place September 26-30. The week is packed full of exciting activities for each grade level. Below you will see a list of days of the week themes and color wars color assignments. More information will follow as we near the week.

Dress-Up Days

Monday—Super Hero Day
Tuesday—Twin/Dress Alike Day
Wednesday—Alphabet Day*
Thursday—Color Wars Day **
Friday—Blue & Gold Day
*Dress like something that begins with the first letter of your first name.
**Color Wars Day Colors—12th/K—Black, 11th/PK—Blue, 10th/1st—Pink, 9th/2nd—Purple, 8th/3rd—White, 7th/4th—Gold, 6th/5th Orange


Schedule of Events

Thursday, September 29
Color Wars & Door Wars judging 8:30AM
Bonfire at Sports Complex 6:00-8:00 PM
Fence Design Judging during Bonfire

Friday, September 30
Blue & Gold Day
Pep Rally at 2:30 PM Main Gym
5:00 PM Tailgating Begins
6:30PM Coronation of the 2016 Homecoming Queen
7:00 PM Varsity Football Game against Collinwood

Saturday, October 1
Homecoming Dances for both Intermediate & Upper School
(Details to follow)

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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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