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The OSAA Basketball State Competition is on the horizon.  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 basketball team’s journey to the OSAA (Oregon State Athletics Association) state competition appeared on http://www.oregonprepsports.net.  Here is a brief quote from the article by Bruce McCain.

A year ago, Canyonville Christian Academy, a small 90-year old boarding school for international students, played an independent schedule in boys varsity basketball. The Pilots finished 11-6 overall and 2-3 against 2A varsity competition. This year, CCA joined the 2A MVC and finished third behind defending 2A champs Oakland and Days Creek. But this year’s Cinderella story did not end Saturday. Instead, the pumpkin carriage left Myrtle Point and headed for Pendleton, following the Pilots’ 68-67 overtime road win over the Bobcats, a Pendleton team itself in 2013. Pilot coach Noel Schaak has been at the helm of CCA’s program for ten years. He faces challenges unlike any other coach in this tournament, beginning with the fact that none of his players are Americans, but come from all over the world, with limited English speaking ability and virtually no background in organized basketball. Despite their lack of basketball polish, the Pilots are known as one of the most athletic teams in 2A hoops, a fact confirmed by Myrtle Point coach Dave Larsen, who following his playoff loss, described the Pilots as the best group of athletes his Bobcats had seen all year.

On Thursday March 6, our CCA Pilots will play against Irrigon.  Let’s hope they continue on further in the competition.  We are proud of you boys!!

The 2014 Canyonville Christian Academy Homecoming Court
(l to r) Clement Dushimimana, Aly Cyrino, Sebastian Fajardo, Kayla Tomlinson, Grace Cupp, Brian Ho, Malhi Beltran, Gabriel Martin. Front, King Danil Soloshenko & Kathy Tuan

Presenting this year’s homecoming court!

Canyonville Christian Academy Admissions welcomes you!

Canyonville Christian Academy students

The Canyonville Christian Academy Pilots had one of the best soccer seasons since CCA formed it’s first team 5 years ago here.  The team has grown progressivly 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 season to play so unified and determined.  It’s been an honor to coach them.”

On November 5th, round 1 of the road to State found the Pilots coming up against Umatilla with the Pilots beating them on our home field 3 to 2.  The entire student body was there to cheer on our boys as they then moved on further than any CCA team has been.

The Oregon State Athletics Association (www.osaa.org) quarter final match was held 3.5 hours north of Canyonville in the city of Portland, Oregon against Portland Adventist Academy.  Early in the match, the Pilots scored the first goal, with the half time score at Pilots 1, PAA 0.   But sadly it was in the second half of the match that PAA was able to score 3 goals with a final score of 3-1 thus ending the Pilots road to the State championship.  But in spite of this, everyone at Canyonville Christian Academy couldn’t be more proud of how far our Pilots made it this season.  Next year could get us even closer!


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Canyonville Christian Academy Pilots soccer team at the Oregon State quarter finals.




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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!

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Winners of Macbook Pros

The students who had paid their full year tuition by July 15th were anxiously waiting for their new Ipad3′s.  Some students were not able to make that deadline and didn’t qualify for the giveaway, but all students were entered into the Macbook Pro giveaway contest.

CCA’s two lucky winners were William and Ivan!  Ivan flew out of his seat and hopped up and down as Mrs. Lovato, Head of School, handed him his Macbook.

Congratulations to our two winners William an Ivan!


CCA Student Body

Welcome Weekend Information!

Canyonville Christian Academy students begin to arrive on September 1 & 2.  Our CCA student ambassadors will be here to meet and greet all new and returning students.  There will be a free barbeque twice a day on September 1 & 2 and a continental breakfast in the dormitories for students who have moved in.

Students arriving by car with parents or family members should check into the office first and your dean or student ambassador will come to show you to your dormitory.

Download the Welcome Weekend information here.

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Important Reminders For International Students!

  1. Keep your SEVIS I-20 together with your passport.  When you first enter the United States, immigration must see your I-20 with your passport.  Do not forget your I-20 & passport!
  2. Pillow and Bedding can be purchased here at CCA!  To save room in your luggage consider purchasing these here or in the U.S. to save room!
  3. If you have not submitted your immunization records to CCA, please bring a copy with you.



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March has arrived and brings with it some snow.  But that’s not stopping our Canyonville Christian Academy track team from training hard.  A big group of young men and women have come out for the track season.  We have hopes of winning some trophies!!

We are having our 2nd semester Spiritual Emphasis Week and are looking forward to having Pastor Hal Santos from Grace Church in Belleville, Illinois as our guest speaker.  The youth worship team from The Father’s House in Winston, Oregon will start it all off with a night of music and worship on Sunday.  We know it’s going to be good and many students will be refreshed and challenged.  If God is for us, who can be against us?

Get your March event calendar here.

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Pilot basketball

The Pilots

The Canyonville Christian Academy 2011-2012 basketball season started with a weekend tournament hosted by our school.  After a weekend of great team work on the part of the CCA Pilots, they won FIRST PLACE in the tournament!  We are so proud of both our varsity and junior varsity teams.  To read more about the new season, check out: http://www.facebook.com/CanyonvilleChristianAcademy

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December Has Arrived!

Students are back from a few days off for the traditional American holiday of Thanksgiving.  Many of the students went on the CCA trip to the Seattle area where they enjoyed swimming, go karts, shopping and lots of eating.  They returned saying that they had a lot of fun.  Other students went home for this traditional holiday.

Speaking of traditions, it is basketball season at Canyonville Christian Academy!!  The first weekend in December, CCA is sponsoring a basketball tournament.  It should be a great opening for the 2011-2012 season.  The CCA Pilots are ready for an exciting season of basketball.  We will post photos of the tournament and also of our cheerleading team.

This is a shorter month due to the Christmas break that begins on December 16th.  Get your events calendar today!

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  The familiar path to east campus.


Canyonville Christian Academy raises up worship teams yearly lead by Jim & Cori Burkhert

Get your November Calendar

November is upon us here in Oregon as the weather gets cooler and the leaves have all changed color.  1st quarter is now behind us.  Students by now have made lots of friends and participated in sporting events and some fun activities.  But November is usually the time when homesickness finally hits the students.  If you’re a parent, this is a good time to encourage your son or daughter to push onward and work hard because Christmas break is just around the corner.

This month we have Spiritual Emphasis Week where guest speakers come to chapel and students focus on the importance of their faith.  It’s always a refreshing time!  Here in America we are about to celebrate Thanksgiving, a national holiday.  Students will return home or visit relatives while others will participate in the CCA sponsored Thanksgiving trip to Seattle.

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