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Upper School News for February 24 – March 2, 2014

Governor’s Volunteer Star

Congratulations to Alexa Griffith for her selection as a Governor’s Volunteer Star from Humphreys County! She will join 300 other leaders of change from across Tennessee for an award recognition ceremony.



The ACT deadline for the April 12th test date is next Friday, March 7th.  Please sign up at if you are interested in taking the April ACT before the deadline.


Planning for College

There will be an informational meeting regarding college planning on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at 5:30 p.m., for parents of students in 11th grade.  The meeting will be held in Clarksville Academy’s auxiliary gym.   If you are unable to attend, please feel free to set up a meeting with Mrs. Walker to discuss your child’s college planning.


CA Cheerleading Tryouts

If your child is interested in trying out for the Clarksville Academy Varsity Cheerleading Squad, it is that time of year again.  Tryout packets and information can be picked up in Mrs. Walker’s office.  The parent interest meeting will be held on Monday, March 17th at 4:30 p.m. in the Auxiliary gym.


Read Across America

We will honor Theodor Seuss Geisel (Dr. Seuss) by celebrating Read Across America Week (Feb. 24-28). Many fun activities promoting reading and literacy development have been planned. Please mark your calendars so that your child can participate in this spirited week.

Monday, Feb. 24 – Red and White Day! – Wear red and white to show your Seuss pride.

Tuesday, Feb. 25 – Foot Frenzy Day! – Wear crazy socks and roll up your pants.

Wednesday, Feb. 26 – What’s in Your Pocket Day? – Bring in a pocket- sized possession to show your class.

Thursday, Feb. 27 – Grinch Green Day! – Wear green, but no grumpy Grinches, please!

Friday, Feb. 28 – Oh, The Places You Will Go Day! – Dress like the adult you wish to become.



Chick-Fil-A Fundraiser

On Wednesday, February 26 one of Clarksville Academy’s CBL groups will host a spirit night benefiting Loaves and Fishes.  This event will take place at the Chic-Fil-A on Wilma Rudolph Blvd from 5:00-8:00 P.M.  We invite all families to come out and support this worthwhile cause!  


Key Club

The annual Key Club Spring Rally for our district on was held on Sunday. During that time, Evelyn Turner ran against a student from Middle College and won the Lt. Governor position for our district. Also, Elsa Meyners was chosen by members of the Hilldale and Downtown Kiwanis clubs as the Most Outstanding Key Clubber of the District. Both of these are very distinguished honors and we are very proud of them! Evelyn will be attending Key Club District Convention next month to begin training for her duties.


Youth Leadership Clarksville

Youth Leadership Clarksville Class of 2015 Applications are available for all rising juniors and seniors with a grade point average of 2.75.  These applications are located in the Guidance office and are due on Tuesday, February 25th.  If you have any questions, please email Mrs. Walker at


CA Yearbooks

The yearbook staff has announced that yearbooks can still be purchased online until March 3rd!!


Welcome Wednesdays

During the month of February, Clarksville Academy offers Welcome Wednesdays.  Every Wednesday during the month, we will host campus tours, student shadowing days and a more inside look at Clarksville Academy.  If you know of a family who should be invited to Welcome Wednesday please email their information to Sally Allen at  


CA Steak Dinner

The 25th annual Steak Dinner will take place on Saturday, March 8. It is night of great food, wonderful music and friends. You won’t want to miss this year’s show featuring the Lower School Cougar Choir, the Intermediate School Choir & the Upper School Show Choir! They have been working hard all year to prepare a wonderful night! Tickets are now on sale for $75. 

If anyone has a church pew or a long bench that we could use for Steak Dinner, please contact Thank you for your help!


Important Dates

March 7 – Winter Parent-Teacher conferences – No School for Lower School only

March 8 – Steak Dinner

March 24 – 28- Spring Break


Box Tops & Campbell’s Labels

This is a reminder that CA collects Campbell’s labels and 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.


iPad/iPhone App

We encourage you to download our mobile app from the App Store. We are currently only available on Apple products. This app will provide wonderful updates about what is going on at our school.


Social Media

Please like us on Facebook—Clarksville Academy; and follow us on Twitter—CACougarsTN.