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Clarksville Academy Named Apple Distinguished School

 

Clarksville AcademyClarksville, TN – Clarksville Academy, a PK-12 college preparatory school located in downtown Clarksville, Tennessee has just been named an Apple Distinguished School. CA has been named a 2013-2015 Apple Distinguished School in recognition of the innovation, leadership and educational excellence of its 1 to 1 MacBook/ iPad program.

Head of School Kay Drew formally announced the designation during a State of the School Address at a recent Blue and Gold Breakfast, and again during an all faculty surprise celebration.

Head of School Kay Drew & Technology Director Cara Miller unveil the Apple Distinguished School banner while current students capture the moment on their school issued iPads.

Head of School Kay Drew & Technology Director Cara Miller unveil the Apple Distinguished School banner while current students capture the moment on their school issued iPads.

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Clarksville Academy is 1 of 3 Private Schools chosen for Apple Leadership and Learning Event

 

Clarksville AcademyClarksville, TN – Clarksville Academy has been selected as one of three locations to  host the Apple Independent School Leadership and Learning Event. This invitation only event will take place on Wednesday, May 15th from 8:45am-3:00pm in CA’s iMac lab.

Apple has named Clarksville Academy as a Middle Tennessee leader in technology. Only two private schools in the US were chosen to host this event, Clarksville Academy and Preston Christian Academy in Plano, TX. The last of the three events will take place at the Santa Monica Apple Store in Santa Monica, CA. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Academy takes technology to the next level

 

Clarksville AcademyClarksville, TN – Clarksville Academy, a Pre-K through 12th grade private college preparatory school is excited to announce that all of its 1st-5th grade students will receive an iPad mini for the 2013-2014 school year.

This will place an iPad mini in the hands of every student in grades 1 through 5 and iPad mini learning centers in Pre-K and Kindergarten. This is the third phase in the 1:1 program originally launched in the fall 2011.

Second Grade Teacher, Frances Traughber works with Cooper Wallace on a spelling exercise using the iPad mini.

Second Grade Teacher, Frances Traughber works with Cooper Wallace on a spelling exercise using the iPad mini.

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Clarksville Academy staff attends iSummit

 

Clarksville AcademyClarksville, TN – Ten representatives from Clarksville Academy recently attended and/or presented sessions at the iSummit in Atlanta Georgia. iSummit is a conference centered on using Apple or Mac based technology as an integral part of education. Approximately 900 educators were in attendance from 30 different schools located in the United States and additional countries.

Those attending the conference include: Clarksville Academy’s Kay Drew, Head of School; Cara Miller, Technology Director; Piper Bell, iCurriculum Infuser; Brittney Rowlett, Challenge Based Learning Director; Erica Coleman, Head of Upper School; Tracy Burkhart, Head of Intermediate School; Debbie Hollis, Arts Chair and iTeam leader; Tecia Hinson, iTeam leader; Hykeem Craft, Upper School English and German Instructor; Frances Traughber, iTeam leader. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Academy takes the Next Step in Technology with iPad3

 

Clarksville AcademyClarksville, TN – Clarksville Academy, a Pre-K through 12th grade private college preparatory school is excited to announce that all of its 6th-8th grade students will receive the iPad 3 when school begins in the fall.  This is the second phase in the 1:1 program launched last fall.  Currently all 9th-12th grade students have a MacBook that is used in all their classes.  The addition of iPads to the Intermediate School only enhances the technological experience at CA.

Upper School students will go into their second year of using the MacBook in their classrooms.  Last year’s students loved this experience and found it helped to better prepare them for what lies ahead in college.

Cara Miller, Director of Technology at Clarksville Academy prepares the iPad3s for launch.

Cara Miller, Director of Technology at Clarksville Academy prepares the iPad3s for launch.

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