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Upper School News: April 24 – April 28, 2017

Honors Sciences

This week honors biology students extracted DNA from strawberries using an extraction buffer made from salt, clear shampoo and distilled water. They were able to spool and remove the DNA.

Honors anatomy students dissected sheep kidneys.  Next week they will conduct a urinalysis lab.  Both labs will be set up as stations on the unit test.

Honors ecology students completed data collection from their decomposition columns and took them apart.  Students are compiling data for the lab report on this 7-week project.

Track

Our Varsity Track team is off to a wonderful start! Last Thursday, the group had an exciting meet at Creekwood High School.

Girls
Ashley Roberts- 4th Place in Discus with a throw of 70 feet 3 inches
Ashley Roberts- 3rd Place in Shot Put with a throw of 27 feet and 7.5 inches
Alycia Buggs- 2nd Place in the girls 100m with a time of 13s
Aliyah Wise- 9th Place in the girls 100m with a time of 14.3s

Boys
Stone Norris- 2nd Place in the boys 1600m with a time of 4:58

 

Prom News

Clarksville Academy Prom will be held on Saturday, May 20th at the beautiful James E. Bruce Convention Center in Hopkinsville, KY. Family and friends are invited to attend the Grand March at 6:00pm.

Prom and After Prom tickets will go on sale April 18th. Prom tickets are $35 each, and After Prom tickets are $20 each. All tickets can be purchased through Mrs. Amanda Pitt.

 

Exam Schedule

Below is the US Exam Schedule.

Tuesday, May 23 8:00-9:30 1st Period
9:30-9:45 Break
9:45-11:15 2nd Period

Wednesday, May 24 8:00-9:30 3rd Period
9:30-9:45 Break
9:45-11:15 4th Period

Thursday, May 25 8:00-9:30 5th Period
9:30-9:45 Break
9:45-11:15 6th Period

**Students do not need to come to school at a day or time when they do not have an exam. A study hall is provied for students who have to arrive early or stay after an exam. All students will be dimissed at 11:15. There is no mid-day van service during exams. No lunch is served.

 

Summer Camps

Our summer camp program is back and better than ever! Browse our summer camp selection and register your child today! Spaces are limited for camps. Contact Sally Allen if you have questions regarding camps. All registrations are online.

https://summercamps.clarksvilleacademy.com/

 

FCA

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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