Academics

Jun
11

Stock Market Games Defended

From time to time people have raised questions about the advisability of stock market and investment competitions for students. Most recently, Jason Zweig, Wall Street Journal writer, did a column on the topic ("Should We Teach Teenagers to Trade?"). He ended the May 9th, 2015 essay with the words, "If your own children are studying [...]
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May
22

Canyonville Christian Academy Wins National Stock Market Game Again!

Canyonville Christian Academy is the first school ever to achieve two wins! The Securities Industry and Financial Markets Assn. (SIFMA) has officially notified Canyonville Christian Academy that we have finished #1 in the 2015 Capitol Hill Challenge National Stock Market Game!  This year over 4,300 teams competed in this national high school investing competition sponsored by SIFMA, with schools investing [...]
By Jessica Wead | Academics . News & Announcements
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Apr
24

Christian Academy Develops Environmentally Conscious Students

Canyonville Christian Academy students help the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) by marking 20,835 Chinook salmon! According to a study performed by WalletHub, Oregon has been named the 2nd most environmentally friendly state of 2015 for its environmental quality and eco-friendly behavior. Oregon is a state full of natural beauty and resources. And [...]
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Apr
20

Spring Semester Success

Canyonville Christian Academy's students achieve great success in academics and athletics this spring semester! Seminar Class does it again! Canyonville Christian Academy's Mignonne Hirwa Mwiza from Rwanda wins the 2015 Spring Oregon Stock Market Game! Out the 26 times this private school has competed in the Oregon stock market games, it has now placed first [...]
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Apr
18

Seminar Class Visits Finest Art Collections in the Western United States

Eight Rembrandt and five Van Gogh (plus Monet, Cezanne, Degas, Renoir, Raphael, etc.) paintings were among the many highlights for the Seminar Class students making the trip to Los Angeles, California to tour two museums. The group spent a full day at the J. Paul Getty and Norton Simon museums, which house the two finest [...]
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Apr
17

Dr. Joe Davis of Southeastern University Speaks At Canyonville Christian Academy

Canyonville Christian Academy had the great privilege of having Dr. Joe Davis of Southeastern University in Lakeland, Florida speak to its students about ethics, philosophy, world religions, and Christianity. Dr. Davis has a PhD in Apologetics (reasoned arguments in the justification of a theory or religious doctrine) from Westminister Theological Seminary. He teaches and encourages students [...]
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Feb
06

Stock Market Game Champions Set to Defend Title

Canyonville Christian Academy's Seminar class competes in the Oregon Stock Market Game and SIFMA's National Capitol Hill Challenge. Canyonville Christian Academy's Seminar class is an excellent college preparatory course that enriches the academic lives of our students with knowledge and experience in culture and business. The Seminar class, taught by Roger Shaffer, covers subjects such as art, classical [...]
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Jun
25

Christian Academy Names Teacher of the Year

Teacher of the year is awarded to Mathematics teacher, Luke Suhr! This year’s Mayfest celebration was filled with student talent and thunderous applause –especially when Mr. Luke Suhr, head of Canyonville Christian Academy’s Mathematics department was announced as the recipient of the 2014 Teacher of the Year award. Students rose to their feet with cheers and applause when […]

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May
28

Seminar Class Wins National SIFMA Investing Competition

Canyonville Christian Academy's Seminar class wins the National SIFMA Investing Competition! Canyonville Christian Academy has another exciting victory in the National SIFMA Investing Competition! International students of CCA's Seminar Class finish number one in the 2014 national stock market game (Capitol Hill Challenge) and qualify for an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C. This 14 week contest ended [...]
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May
06

Christian Academy Alumnus Enters Columbia University’s Medical School

Canyonville Christian Academy alumnus, Bart Celie, enters Columbia University’s Medical School! There are many amazing testimonials on Canyonville Christian Academy’s alumni page, but this particular story was of great joy. In 2006, Canyonville Christian Academy had a scholarship program for children of missionaries serving in various parts of the world. That year, Bart Celie and […]

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Apr
23

Christian Academy Wins Oregon Stock Market Game!

Every year, Mr. Shaffer's Seminar class enters the Oregon Stock Market Game, which lasts a total of 10 weeks. The competition includes more than 450 teams from all over Oregon. It ended on April 17th, 2014 with Canyonville Christian Academy the clear winner! This year's Seminar students made more than a 62% return on their investment with [...]
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Jun
23

Christian Academy Places Top Five in Capitol Hill Challenge

Yet, once again, students from Canyonville Christian Academy earned a chance to tour Washington D.C. last week after a half dozen of them finished near the top of the heap in a national stock-picking game.

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Mar
01

Honors Business Math Visits Harry & David

 Many opportunities for international students to learn outside of the classroom are available at this private boarding high school! Each year Canyonville Christian Academy's Honors Business Math visits Harry and David in Medford to experience manufacturing, production, packaging, and warehouse procedures, which bring multiple chapters in their books come to life. At the end of the factory tour, they [...]
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Feb
28

SEO/Internet Marketing Class Meets With General Manager

The SEO/Internet Marketing Class of private school Canyonville Christian Academy met with General Manager Wayne Knowles of Litha Ford Car Dealership in Roseburg, Oregon and Social Media Manager Laura Devenport of the Litha Corporation. Mr. Knowles took an hour out of his busy schedule to meet with the class and listen to the Christian Academy student idea’s to […]

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Feb
26

CCA Takes Early Lead In National Stock Market Competition

Canyonville Christian Academy Seminar students jumped out to a quick $4,607 advantage two weeks into the Capitol Hill Challenge, the national investing game. In the contest, teams invest online with a hypothetical $100,000 starting position. There are more than 2,700 teams/schools entered in the 2013 competition that runs through May 10. This Christian Academy has […]

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Jan
30

CCA Featured in Wall Street Journal Article

Canyonville Christian Academy was named prominently in a January 23, 2013 Wall Street Journal story on international students* in U.S. high school.  The WSJ is the number-one selling newspaper in America. The large page-three feature story indicated that in many countries both private and parochial American high schools are seen as an excellent pathway for […]

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Apr
02

CCA Leads Stock Market Competition

In the statewide 2012 Stock Market Game, CCA’s economics students have jumped out to a commanding early lead. Canyonville entries top the first six places in the Oregon standings as we approach the midpoint of the 10 – week competition. Mike Hsieh         163,690 Benji McClure    130,997 Johnny Yuan     […]

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Feb
22

Canyonville Christian Academy’s SEO Class Redesigns Myrtle Creek Golf Course Website!

Canyonville Christian Academy has a unique class that has taken the students into the world of Search Engine Optimization, Internet Marketing, Social Media and WebDesign. This class is now in it’s third year here at CCA, and has accomplished quite a lot in those years. Students from SEO/Internet Marketing are taught the nuances of the […]

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Jun
26

Using Social Media In School

Face it, the way we market, the way we hear the news, the way we shop and now the way we teach is rapidly changing. Canyonville Christian Academy is also changing with technology.  SEO/Internet Marketing has been taught here at CCA for the past 2 years.  With a focus on “Word of Mouth Marketing”, “keyword […]

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May
31

Canyonville Christian Academy Graduation 2011

Congratulations Class of 2011! Wow, it happens so fast before you know it, they are gone! What I’m talking about is the senior class of 2011 here at Canyonville Christian Academy.  It seems just like yesterday that students were arriving from various parts of the world to start their final year in high school.  This […]

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May
23

Baccalaureate Sunday!!!

Graduation is less than a week away! Canyonville Christian Academy’s Senior Class! Sunday was Canyonville Christian Academy‘s Baccalaureate Service. Canyonville Christian Academy’s president Shawn Hennessy encouraged seniors as he spoke on the butterfly effect, which is where a small change at one place in a nonlinear system can result in large differences to a later state. […]

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Canyonville Boarding School Offers Family Atmosphere!

Canyonville Christian Academy stands out as a boarding school.  Its family atmosphere is highly desirable and it enriches students, while empowering them with core values and ethics.  These have a life-long, profound effect on student lives. Canyonville Christian Academy gives students the individualized education they need, while offering award-winning programs and activities they enjoy.  The student teacher ratio is 11:1. […]

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