April 28, 2017

A Day They’ll Remember

Once again, our school came through in a big way for our ACCESS Gators / Day of Service. It’s a day when we’re at our best. Thank you for your hard work, positive attitudes, and willingness to help.

I love pausing from the daily grind to give students and teachers opportunities to step up and serve others alongside each other.

Wednesday was not about us. It was about loving and serving others. Unfortunately, that’s not on any standardized test I know of, but it’s a lesson worth learning each year.

Wednesday was one of the best days of the school year and we were at our best. It’s a day the ACCESS athletes look forward to, and it’s one our students will always remember.





Shout-Outs
  • Thank you, thank you, thank you to everyone for making our ACCESS / Day of Service such a success. It truly is an all-hands-on-deck day, and everyone stepped up and helped as needed. Thank you!

  • Aspire Testing is almost complete! The 6th graders will finish their tests today, and then it is finished. A big thanks goes to everyone who helped administer tests Friday (that seems like SO long ago, right?!). I’m looking forward to seeing our results.

  • In 8th grade English, students are beginning to read The Pearl by John Steinbeck, and Caroline Prestridge invited several faculty members to serve as guest readers. A big shout-out goes to Mrs. Prestridge for being creative with how to read the story in class, and also a shout-out goes to Doug Killgore and Andy Stewart for volunteering as readers. Way to go!

  • Yearbook day was a success! A big shout-out goes to Kristy Quattlebaum and the yearbook staff for their work this year.

Upcoming Events
  • Monday, May 1
    • AP Chemistry Test
    • Band Tour (NLR & PV Elementary campuses; 9:30-2:30)
  • Tuesday, May 2
    • Academic Scholarship Awards Chapel— 9:30-10:10 (2nd period will dismiss 10 minutes early at 9:25)
    • Choir Performance (National Anthem) @ Travelers Game— 6:45 PM
  • Wednesday, May 3— AP English Test
  • Thursday, May 4
  • Friday, May 5
  • Sunday, May 7— Choir Concert (2:00 PM)
  • Monday, May 8
    • AP Biology Test
    • Senior Exams (Click here for schedules)
    • Lights Up Chapel
    • Deadline of Academic Award names to be sent to Mrs. Lillard (i.e., top 8th Grade English student, top Algebra II student, etc.)
  • Tuesday, May 9— AP Calculus Test
  • Wednesday, May 10
    • AP Language Test
    • Senior Chapel / Senior Day (adjusted schedule for chapel— TBD)
  • Thursday, May 11
    • AP World History Test
    • State Soccer Tournament (Batesville)
  • Friday, May 12— State Soccer Tournament (Batesville)
  • Sunday, May 14— Graduation (2:00 PM)
  • Tuesday, May 16— Academic Awards Chapel (i.e., top 8th Grade English student, top Algebra II student, etc.)
  • Wednesday, May 17- Friday, May 19— Semester Tests (Click here for schedules)
  • Friday, May 19—

Big Picture Calendar (bit.ly/cacspring2017)

Responsibilities for Next Week

Week B
  • Cafeteria AM— A. Stewart
  • Cafeteria PM— Z. Stewart
  • Parking Lot AM— K. Allison
  • Parking Lot PM— J. Wilhite
  • HS Lunch— A. Jamison, M. Leverett, & D. Sullivan
  • MS Lunch— M. Johnson, C. Prestridge, S. Sherrill, & B. Spencer
  • Chapel— Admin
  • Detention— A. Jamison

Remember, it is your responsibility to find a replacement if you are unable to cover your assigned duty.
*Click here for complete 16-17 Duty Schedule

Resources Worth Checking Out For Personal and Professional Growth

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