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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 introduces new Polar Cardio GX Training System

 

Clarksville AcademyClarksville, TN – Clarksville Academy continues to lead in enriching the education for today’s students with the use of technology. CA’s recent addition is the Polar Cardio GX Training System, which tracks and provides feedback for individual fitness performance via an electronic sensor.

Each student wears a sensor, built into an adjustable belt that is worn just below the chest. The feedback from the sensor is delivered by Bluetooth connection to the student and teacher’s iPad or Macbook.

Junior Connor Wise, Sophomores Josh Anderson & Jacob Morton work hard during spring conditioning at Clarksville Academy.  The Polar GX Cardio band monitors their progress as the workout intensifies.

Junior Connor Wise, Sophomores Josh Anderson & Jacob Morton work hard during spring conditioning at Clarksville Academy. The Polar GX Cardio band monitors their progress as the workout intensifies.

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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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Election Day at Clarksville Academy

 

Clarksville AcademyClarksville, TN – On Tuesday, November 6th, Clarksville Academy’s 3rd Grade will host it’s first Presidential Election. Located in the main hallway of CA, all students Pre-K through 5th grade will visit the voting booth and present their official CA Voter’s Registration card.

After signing in, they will be escorted to the booth to make their official selections in the Presidential race. Ballots are cast online and students can make their selection based on the candidates’ photo and name.  (This is done for our smallest students who cannot yet read.) «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Academy announces Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Accreditation

 

Clarksville AcademyClarksville, TN – Clarksville Academy, a Pre-K through 12th grade private college preparatory school, is pleased to announce that the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI) has awarded Clarksville Academy accreditation.

This group represents 27,000 public and private schools and districts across the U.S. and in 65 countries worldwide educating 15 million students.

The SACS team visited Clarksville Academy in February over a two-day period and announced their accreditation in July.

Clarksville Academy students are immersed in technology with MacBook laptops and Apple iPads which are used for all work done in and outside of class.

Clarksville Academy students are immersed in technology with MacBook laptops and Apple iPads which are used for all work done in and outside of class.

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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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