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Nov
24

Annual Thanksgiving Dinner At CCA!

Each year, Canyonville Christian Academy prepares a Thanksgiving Dinner for all the students the evening before Thanksgiving break starts.  This year, CCA, a Christian boarding school did a family style dinner for the students. The boarding high school has both local students, and students that come from all over the world.  Most of the international students have [...]
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Nov
23

Drone In Class?

CPR students enjoyed an afternoon off from class! CPR Students enjoy a warm sunny afternoon off from class.   The students are helping decorate the high school campus with white lights in preparation for the upcoming holidays. What would YOU do if a drone flew in YOUR classroom? What Is CPR? What is CPR anyways?  Isn't it life [...]
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Nov
16

What Can A Drone Do?

Canyonville Christian Academy is about to find out what a drone can do.  The boarding school's newly purchased drone is going through some testing this week and next week as it is getting ready for some serious work. What can a Drone do? Well, for starters, it can give you a birds eye view of [...]
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Oct
19

Students Attend a Morning Concert by The Kat Trio

On Monday, six students from Canyonville Christian Academy went to watch a special concert of The Kat Trio, a violin-clarinet-piano ensemble from Ekaterinburg, Russia. This ensemble showcases unique Russian arrangements and transpositions of timeless melodies and feature classical works, well-known inspirational songs, and American pop standards. The students really enjoyed the concert and afterwards had a chance [...]
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Sep
19

Diamond Lake Trip

After a busy 3 days of registration and class scheduling, it was time for a break. Morning started as one of those beautiful late summer days, that starts with blue skies and a cool morning, promising to warm up in the early afternoon. The school busses were loaded with students and teachers.  Our cooks set out a bit earlier than the [...]
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Sep
07

September School Calendar 2016

Canyonville Christian Academy's school year got off to a running start with a busy welcome weekend! Students were arriving all day and late at night at the academy.  As the students arrived, they were greeted by their deans and student ambassadors then taken to their dorm to meet with their new roommate and get settled in.  There [...]
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Jun
05

Graduation 2016

Each year, graduation rolls around.  Every year the excitement of graduating but the thought of leaving fills the air. Canyonville Christian Academy graduations are quite different than the norm.  Here at CCA, things might start a bit normal, such as the valedictorian and the salutatorian give a speech.  Awards are handed out.  Then a special speaker is [...]
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May
27

Campus Beautification Continues With Spring Plantings

Alumni of Canyonville Christian Academy have been able to help with the cost of spring plantings of flowers and shrubs on campus - a nice addition towards a more beautiful campus.
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May
26

Cathy Lovato Named Coach Of The Year

Top Coach Award goes to Christian academy's head coach The coaches of the Mountain View Conference voted Canyonville Christian Academy's head coach Cathy Lovato as their 2016 top coach for boys' track and field. Congratulations Cathy! Boys team qualified 6 for the state meet The Pilot  boys' team swept the four short flat races (100, 200, [...]
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May
10

Stock Market Students Head To Washington DC & New York City

Canyonville Christian Academy's stock market team who competed in this year's state investing competition but was excluded from the national stock market competition will be meeting with members of congress, including presidential candidate Rand Paul, at the capitol hill complex in Washington, DC May 10-11.  They will then be traveling to New York City to be [...]
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May
08

Junior Senior Banquet 2016

Canyonville Christian Academy JSB (Junior Senior Banquet) successful between rain showers. Canyonville Christian Academy's Junior Senior Banquet is always the highlight of the school year.  JSB is a time-honored event that has been part of CCA's tradition for over 60 years. For the 2016 Junior Senior Banquet, students and staff enjoyed a wonderful catered buffet [...]
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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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