Weekly News: November 25 – November 29, 2019

Winter Carnival

The Annual Winter Carnival will take place on December 7 from 10AM-2PM. This fun event is designed for the whole family! Join us for Reindeer Games, Mistletoe Market, FaLaLa Food Court, and Santa’s Silent Auction. Make plans to attend and support this wonderful event sponsored by CAPA.

Thanksgiving Lunch

We hope to see you at Thanksgiving lunch today! Don’t forget we will collect canned foods for the Loaves & Fishes pantry during the lunch. We will have containers for dropping your food at the entrances to the Aux. gym. A reminder of the schedule of lunch times:

Lower School
10:00 – 10:35           Pre-K
10:05 – 10:40           KDG
10:35 – 11:10           4th  Grade
10:40 – 11:15           1st  Grade
11:10 – 11:45           2nd Grade
11:15 – 11:50           3rd Grade
11:45 – 12:20           5th Grade

12:25 – 12:55           Upper School

Intermediate School
1:00 – 1:30                6th Grade
1:05 – 1:35                7th Grade
1:10 – 1:40                8th Grade


F.C.A. likes Athletic Wear! As crazy as it may sound, it is true because it will help with our many Christmas projects. How? With a $5.00 donation students may wear athletic wear and faculty may wear jeans on November 26. Wristbands will be sold by F.C.A. officers on Tuesday morning before assembly.  Mrs. Turnage will have wristbands available for sale for faculty.  Thank you, Happy Thanksgiving and Merry Christmas!

Cookies, Cocoa, & Carols

The 2nd Annual Cookies, Cocoa, and Carols is scheduled for Saturday, December 14 from 4-6PM. This event is for students in grades Pre-K through 3rd and their parents.

Exam Schedule

Winter Exams will be Tuesday, December 17 – Thursday, December 19.  Exams take place 8-11:30 each day. This is for grades 6-12.

Exam Schedule is as follows:

  • Monday, December 16— Review Day
  • Tuesday, December 17— 1st and 2nd Periods
  • Wednesday, December 18–3rd and 4th Periods
  • Thursday, December 19— 5th and 6th Periods

The Lower School Christmas Program will be held on Wednesday, December 18 at Noon on Procter Court.  Lower School students will be dismissed following the program and will not report on Thursday.  We ask that lower school parents do not arrive before 11:30 for the program. We will dismiss IS & US students at 11:15 and want to have time for the traffic to clear.

If you have questions regarding any of this information, please contact your Head of School.

Weather Postings

It’s only November and already we have had a snow day! As a reminder to all families, snow day announcements or late notices will be posted on our main home page (across the top as an alert), on all social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram & Snapchat), sent via email and posted on all Nashville area stations.


Annual Giving is set to kick off very soon! We hope your family will support this important campaign. Annual Giving is used to offset the overall budget for those things not covered by tuition alone and is also used for focus areas. We’ve set aside 5 areas of focus this year and hope you will consider supporting them. Watch your mailbox for more information!


Clarksville Academy is now part of the Amazon Smile program! Simply log on using smile.amazon.com and choose Clarksville Academy as your organization of choice! Every time you make purchase using smile.amazon.com we will receive a portion of your purchase! It’s that easy!

Box Tops

CA has always used the box tops label program to earn extra money for our school. We have been so lucky in the past for all your support for the program. Over the years we have earned thousands of dollars for our school. This year it is even easier! Simply download the Box Tops for Education app from the app store, pick Clarksville Academy as your school and start scanning your receipts! It’s as easy as that! So start scanning!


Did you know that CA is a Publix Partner? It’s easy to help us raise money for our school by logging your shopping. Visit publix.com/partners and choose Clarksville Academy. Then enter your phone number each time you check out. It’s that easy!


Did you know you can register your Kroger Plus for CA? Every time you use your Kroger Plus card a portion of your bill will be credited to CA! It’s that easy! Go online to Kroger.com and register today!


If you have pictures you’d like considered for possible inclusion in the 19-20 yearbook, download the Replay It app and send photos our way. Set up is simple. You can always email your photos to any member of the yearbook staff, but the app saves quite a few steps and makes our staff more efficient.

As always, every student receives a yearbook as part of their tuition and fees. This year, students are able to get personalization on their yearbook cover for a small fee. You can order this for your student(s) at Jostens.com. From their website, search for our school and select yearbook. You should be able to order and pay for personalization there. If you have any questions, please feel free to email ldrake@clarksvilleacademy.com


Fellowship of Christian Athletes is every Wednesday for ALL Intermediate & Upper School students. You do not have to be involved in athletics to attend. Intermediate School will be in Coach Trent’s room. Upper School in Mr. Boyd’s room 117 under the gym.


Follow us on Instagram at CACougarsTN, Facebook at Clarksville Academy, SnapChat at CACougarsTN and Twitter at CACougarsTN.

Have you seen our new video? We’d love you to share it on social media or with friends or neighbors you think would be interested in CA.


Important Dates

  • Nov 25—Annual Thanksgiving Lunch
  • Nov 27-29 Thanksgiving Break—NO SCHOOL
  • Dec 7—Winter Carnival
  • Dec 14—Cookies, Cocoa and Carols (PK-3rd)
  • Dec 16-18 IS & US Exams
  • Dec 18—LS Christmas Program NOON
  • Dec 19-Jan 6—Christmas Break


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