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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 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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Austin Peay State University GIS Center develops app for Clarksville Academy

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Earlier this year, officials with Clarksville Academy brainstormed ways to improve communication with parents, current students and prospective students. They decided to create iCougar, an app for the Apple iPad and iPhone.

The idea was to make it a centralized digital location for information on the school, but then came the next question – how do you create an app?

Clarksville Academy iPhone App

Clarksville Academy iPhone App

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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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Clarksville Academy announces Promotions, Transfers and Leadership Roles

 

Clarksville AcademyClarksville, TN – Clarksville Academy is a Pre-K through 12th grade college preparatory school that has seen impressive growth over the past few years. Due to the increasing number of students attending CA, Kay Drew, Head of Schools proudly announces staff promotions, transfers and new leadership roles.

These position changes allow the staff at Clarksville Academy to better serve the students and families who are now part of the Cougar tradition. Position changes will be effective August 1st, 2012.

Kari Turner continues to serve the school community in her role as Executive Assistant to the Head of School and also as Director of School Affairs. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Academy Releases Standardized Test Scores

 

Clarksville AcademyClarksville, TN – As the state of Tennessee prepares to release its academic report card, Clarksville Academy is celebrating its recent academic achievements. Not only has CA surpassed state and national standards on its standardized testing, but they are also a leader in EXPLORE, PLAN and ACT test scores.   

Clarksville Academy uses the Educational Records Bureau’s (or ERB), CTP 4 standardized testing. This is a common form of testing for independent and private schools. Developed for ERB by the Educational Testing Service to serve the needs of high achieving students and schools that aspire to higher rigorous standards, CTP 4 is a test designed to collect information through a series of assessments in reading, writing, and mathematics. The results assist educators by collecting critical educational data including subject mastery. Clarksville Academy uses this test for grades 3-8.
  
In 2010, CA’s report card for CTP 4 shows that in all areas it surpassed the National Average. The full report card can be found on Clarksville Academy’s website, www.clarksvilleacademy.com/academics/academic-excellence/. «Read the rest of this article»

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