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Apr
24

Smart Reading – Getting Involved In The Community

Canyonville Christian Academy students volunteer in the community. Community Involvement SMART Reading - Seven students from Canyonville Christian Academy enjoy spending time once a week reading to younger students.  They head over to the elementary school here in Canyonville and select books to read one-on-one to young students.  These high school students spend about 45 [...]
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Apr
20

Seminar Class Visits Yosemite National Park & LA Museums

Real-Time Education - Visiting Yosemite and LA Art Museums   Canyonville Christian Academy's seminar class traveled south to Los Angeles to view art collections at the Getty Museum and the Norton Simon museum. Students enjoyed viewing a large number of works such as Rembrandt, Monet, Van Gogh and Picasso.  Juniors and seniors were able to [...]
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Feb
26

Spirit Week And Homecoming Weekend!

Canyonville Christian Academy's favorite fun week at a Glance! It was a week of crazy dress up days from Pajama Day to Nerds day, to crazy Hair day to Backwards Day and lastly everybody's favorite - HOMECOMING! Who would LOVE to go to classes in their Pajama's?  Well, this group did!  EVERYone had fun with [...]
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Jan
25

Why Reading The Classics Helps You Succeed

Reading the Classics in your field gives you a broader base on which to build.  It's an advantage. I'm not talking about Plato, Plutarch or Eusebius.  My hat goes off to anyone who is able to slog their way through ancient and dusty authors and get something out of the journey.  But... Actually, my suggestion [...]
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Jan
18

Why Magazines Are Good To Read

My students argue with me on this one - and sometimes I lose.  They inform me that anything in a magazine can almost always be found, in one form or another, on the internet. I ask my business students who the Secretary of the Treasury, or who is Paul Volker, John Paulson, Friedrich Hayek, or [...]
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Jan
13

January School Calendar 2016

January 2016 started STRONG! Basketball Updates! After enjoying a wonderful Christmas and New Year break, students started back in full swing on Wednesday with 3 basketball days in 4 days! CCA's varsity basketball boys opened the second half of the season with a convincing 63-31 win over Milo Adventist Academy on January 6. During that game, [...]
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Dec
28

Master Your Field Of Study | Better Student Series

Another point to help you to master your field of study is to read biographies and key concept books from your field. To truly master your field(s) of study, read about the major figures in your discipline.  Know their stories. A path you should consider is to read multiple biographies, including those that might be [...]
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Nov
30

Thanksgiving Holiday Break

Canyonville, Oregon hit with COLD weather! This year's snow first appeared on Canyon Mountain November 15th after several hard days of rain.  Even though the snow was only there for a day, and only at higher elevations, it was a start.  For Thanksgiving week, the weather report spoke of freezing temperatures at night (as low as 17 [...]
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Nov
16

Using A Study Calendar Helps Improve Your Study Skills

In college I had a study calendar on which I filled in each day with the number of hours I had studied.  At the end of the week, I posted a total.  ~Roger Shaffer Study Calendar Can Help Attain Perspective And Improve Study Habits I see widely divergent surveys of how much high school and [...]
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Nov
02

Know Everything About Something

Continuing Our Becoming a Better Student Series... What is your favorite or most important subject. Become an expert in that area.  Read everything in the field that matters. Know everything about that field. Consider taking all course material in the subject including non-standard venues (online, DVD, and conferences).  Keep with the current thinking and material [...]
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Oct
11

Talk With Important Teachers

Continuing our Better Student Series with How to Study Tips. 4 Quick Tips To Further Your Study Skills Introduce yourself after class and ask questions; ask for some good book titles in the field of study. Drop by during office hours at least once. Ask about career opportunities in the field.  A good question to [...]
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Oct
02

October School Calendar 2015

September has flown by.  Students here at the private school, have been busy getting to know each other, adjusting to schedules, classes, dorm life and more.  They have been very excited through out all of September’s activities and they are now looking forward to another exciting month. Last month’s big activity was changed from Rafting […]

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Sep
28

READING Helps You Become Better Educated!!! | Better Student Series

How READING Helps You! A well-read person is almost always a better educated person. Your education becomes deeper - the more you read. If you have exposed yourself to the best minds and the best thinking in your areas of specialization, your education has just been enhanced. In fields where controversy is found, don't neglect [...]
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Aug
01

Summer Fun In Oregon

It’s well into summer here in Oregon, with most families having an adventure of a vacation time on their list of things to do.  This brings the question to mind – What fun things are there to do here in Oregon in the summer? Well, let me name a few.  Actually, let me name quite a […]

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Jun
18

Successfully Educating High School Students For Almost a Century

Congratulations Class of 2015! Canyonville Christian Academy has once again graduated a successful group of students whom are ready and eager to embark on their new future.  Our group of 29 graduates are now spending the summer preparing for their university or college of choice.  These fine graduates will be a wonderful asset to those colleges & universities! Did [...]
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Apr
29

International Students Share Their Diverse Cultures With Lions Club International

Boarding School Students Share Diversity with Community Canyonville Christian Academy students were invited to the local Lions Club International meeting in Canyonville this week. Many of our international students excitedly volunteered to attend and shared about their diverse countries and cultures. They also answered several questions from the Lions Club members. This group of boarding school students represented [...]
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Dec
01

Private School Soccer Team Finishes Strong

Canyonville Christian Academy's soccer team has a strong finish to their 2014 season! Canyonville Christian Academy's soccer team had an exciting end to their season! After having several players graduate last year, the team had some reassessing and rebuilding to do to start out their new season. Several new students tried out for the team. And Canyonville [...]
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Aug
19

Boarding School Dorm Life

It’s almost time to head back to school! Whether it is your first time at an international boarding school or whether you are a pro, there is always more you can do to organize your dorm room and make it feel more like home. 7 quick tips to organize your dorm room at boarding school: Your home [...]
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Jun
05

Private School has iPad Airs Waiting for You

Private School has Important Announcement for all Students! Canyonville Christian Academy has a special offer!!  Any *student who pays for their entire year at this private school by July 15th (including application fee, room deposit & incidental fee where applicable) will receive a free iPad Air. (*only full paying, non-scholarshipped students) All students, even those which […]

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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
24

Our Admissions Door is Still Open

Still looking for a great boarding school but you’ve missed an admissions deadline?  Well thankfully, Canyonville Christian Academy has always had an open enrollment policy.  Our admissions door is open and we are still taking applications for the 2014-2015 school year.  Applying is easy and doesn’t take very long. Canyonville Christian Academy will offer you […]

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Mar
03

Boys’ Basketball Team Advances to OSAA State Playoffs

The OSAA State Playoffs is on the horizon for Canyonville Christian Academy’s Boys’ Basketball Team. On Saturday March 1, our Canyonville Christian Academy boy’s basketball team advanced to the state playoffs in basketball with a one point win in a heated overtime to the Myrtle Point Bobcats. An excellent article on our Canyonville Christian Academy boy’s […]

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Nov
19

End to a Fantastic Soccer Season

The Canyonville Christian Academy Pilots had one of the best soccer seasons since CCA formed it’s first team 5 years ago. The team has grown progressed each year, learning to play together and communicate well on the field. Coach Eric Payne says, “I am so proud of how well this team has come together over the […]

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Jul
09

Time is short – get an iPad 3 & enter to win a Macbook Pro!!

Canyonville Christian Academy is offering two great deals for all new and returning students! This year Canyonville Christian Academy is offering either a free New iPad (third generation iPad) or a $500 discount* to students who pay their full year's tuition by July 15th AND CCA is going a step further! All students who pay their tuition in full by July 15, 2013, whether [...]
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Sep
19

Macbook Pro Winners

During the first week of school at Canyonville Christian Academy, students planned out their schedules, new friends were made, and all the nervousness began to wear off. It definitely looks like it’s going to be a great year! The students who had paid their full year tuition by July 15th were anxiously waiting for their […]

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