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Upper School News for January 7-13, 2013

Upcoming Dates

Below are some dates to remember….

January 18th Friday—Half Day for students due to Teacher In-Service.  Students will be dismissed at 10:45.

February 15th & 18th—NO SCHOOL—Winter Break

March 8th—Lower School Conference Day—No School Lower School Students

March 29th-April 5th—Spring Break (return to school on April 8th)


Soccer News

All players interested in playing Boys Soccer this spring must attend an informational meeting on MONDAY, January 7 at 3:15 in Coach William’s room.


ACT Deadlines

The next ACT deadline is fast approaching.  All Clarksville Academy Juniors will test on April 13, 2013.  Any student interested in signing up  for the February 9, 2013, ACT test needs to do so by Friday, January 11, 2013.  Students can register for the ACT at  If you have any questions, please contact Denise Walker at


Basketball News

Tuesday, January 8, we take on Nashville Christian at home, Thursday we travel to Lead Academy and on Friday we are back home against White House Heritage games begin with JV at 4:30.  We ask that all our fans come out and cheer us on!  Your support is vital to our success!


Varsity Bowling News

The District Bowling tournament is next week!  The Boys Tournament will begin Monday January 7 at 4 PM at the Pinnacle in Clarksville.  The 2nd round will be on January 10 with the Semi-Finals at 1 and the Finals at 4.  The girls begin on January 8 with round 1 at 12, and the Semi-Finals at 3.  The Finals take place at 3 and all girls games are at the Spin A Pin in Springfield.



We are pleased to announce that Hykeem Craft, Upper School English & German teacher, has accepted the position of Varsity Tennis Head Coach.  This is a wonderful addition to our coaching staff!  More information will be available soon about this sport!



Please join Fellowship of Christian Athletes on Wednesdays for our meeting! This year Upper school FCA will meet in Coach Holt’s classroom #118 (under the gym). We will be meeting on Wednesday mornings at 7:15 a.m. Please come and be a part of FCA, everyone is welcome!

FCA would like to thank everyone who donated and those who participated in our spirit dress down day. The money raised was more than enough to fulfill all of our Christmas projects and it allowed us to add additional ones! We would also like to thank the lower school teachers and students for decorating the Christmas cards for the nursing home project, they were beautiful!  The following is a list of the gifts given this Christmas:

  • Smile Train: due to a matching gift, three children will be able to have cleft surgeries and a New Smile.
  • Gospel for Asia: BioSand water filter, pigs, chickens, rabbits and gospel tracts.
  • Nursing Homes: 376 beautifully decorated Christmas cards, 100 pounds of fruit, and 200 candy canes.
  • Angel Tree Family: Holiday dinners for three families.
  • Military Boxes:  Christmas Boxes to deployed FCA parents.
  • Homeless Shelter:  Hats, scarfs, toothpaste, deodorants, and food items of need.
  • Susan G. Komen: Donation for the cure of Brest Cancer.