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Upper School News March 2 – 8, 2015

National Honor Society & National Jr Honor Society

We had a wonderful induction ceremony on Thursday, January 26. Students in grades 8 through 12 are eligible for National Honor or Junior National Honor Society. We have 85% of our 8-12th grade students currently serving in one of these honor societies. We are so very proud of our students.

 

Basketball

Congratulations to our Player of the Month!
Girls Basketball Players of the Month
Dec – Bailey Foote
Jan – Presleigh Sykes
Feb – Abbey Hogan

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Boys basketball players of the month.
Dec – Ian Campbell
Jan – Austin Fisher
Feb – Kennie Wade
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CBL News

Many Challenge Based Learning groups/teams are completing their Challenges/Solutions. Here is a peek at the events some of our CA students (both Upper School students and Intermediate Schools students) completed on the Feb 26th CBL day.

Team Youth Presents donation to Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital

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Team 4 The Children, facilitated by Coach Burkhart, presented a donation to Gateway Hospital.

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Coach Holt’s Team AYDA interviewed Officer Trout, as they finalize their upcoming Solution Event.

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Mrs. McGrath and a group of students CONNECTing with the Environment, participated in Trail Maintenance.

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Ms. Manning’s team created Bird houses for the trails.

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Coach Magrans and Mrs. Pitt’s group CONNECT Globally, SKYPE with Deborah Grossman who works for an organization called Misión México, (they take in children who have been abandoned, neglected, or abused in Chappas, Mexico)

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Juniors

From Guidance–Dear Clarksville Academy Junior Parents,
Each year we have an informational meeting regarding college planning, college applications, scholarships, and much more for all of our juniors and/or their parents.  We would like to invite you to attend this meeting on Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at 5:00 p.m.  The meeting will be held in Clarksville Academy’s Auxiliary gym.  We will have a representative from Austin Peay State University here to discuss Dual Enrollment between 5:00 p.m. and 5:30. The college planning presentation will immediately follow that presentation.

I strongly encourage all parents and students to attend, if possible.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email our Denise Walker at dwalker@clarksvilleacademy.com

 

Re-enrollment

We are currently undergoing re-enrollment here at CA. Families should submit their re-enrollment contracts before March 6. All returning families have their space secured for the 2015-2016 school year until March 6. After this date we will begin open enrollment for any student in our community. If you have questions regarding re-enrollment please see the Business Office.

 

FCA

FCA will meet each Wednesday at 7:15 AM in Coach Chuck Holt’s room. We invite everyone to attend!

 

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.