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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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Feb
16

Semester Changes In Shaffer Dorm!

Change is in the air! It's a new calendar year with a new semester, new students, and new chai tea lattes in the PX. To me, however, none of these changes are as exciting as the changes coming specifically to Shaffer Dorm. The first semester marked the beginning of work here for Ms. Brewer and [...]
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Feb
13

Dorm Life At A Boarding School

Second semester is underway for our 2015-2016 school year at Canyonville Christian Academy. Students arrived back to campus early January from their Christmas Break and have been swapping stories about their winter adventures. In preparing for Semester Final Exams, the girls worked on research papers and essays, reviewed notes for their classes, and collaborated on group projects [...]
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Dec
14

Use The Internet As a Study Tool

Doing a little digging on the internet about a class topic can be an effective study tool. I am amazed every day by students that don't even make a cursory attempt to do a little digging about a class topic.  Even an introductory reading of Wikipedia by a student is a remarkable rare event. 2 [...]
By Roger Shaffer | Study Tips
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Sep
14

Series – How To Be A Better Student

Tips & Tricks Good study habits can help make a tremendous difference in helping students to better understand the academic subjects that they are studying.  Additionally, these methods of learning can also help improve test scores.  While some students understand these methods, others may take a bit more time to adjust their habits to these learning methods.  It is [...]
By Roger Shaffer | Academics . Study Tips
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Aug
29

Canyonville Christian Academy Raises Up Leaders

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” – John Quincy Adams Canyonville Christian Academy desires to raise up servant leaders; people of integrity who lead by example and service. Through CCA’s Ambassador Program, select juniors and seniors are chosen and trained to be [...]
By Jessica Wead | Dorm Life
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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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Oct
16

Dr. Faiz Rahman Speaks At School Chapel Service

Reverend Dr. Faiz Rahman visited Canyonville Christian Academy and spoke to the Christian Academy’s student body at the school’s weekly chapel service. Rev. Rahman spoke on how he came to know Christ, as he was born and raised in a Muslim home in Calcutta, India.  In one of his testimonies he explained how there were […]

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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
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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Jan
06

Why Choose Canyonville Christian Academy

Canyonville Christian Academy is nothing like a large, traditional boarding school. Its small closeness enriches our students in a family atmosphere, while empowering them with core values and ethics that have a life-long, profound effect on their lives. With a 10:1 student ratio, CCA gives students the individualized education they need, while offering award-winning programs […]

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Dec
16

Five Facts of Boarding School Life

Why Boarding School Has Become So Important! By offering quality courses and good student/teacher ratios with plenty of personal interaction, boarding schools equip their students for success. The following five facts of boarding school life are courtesy of The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS). Promise of Better Academics –  60% of students enroll in boarding schools because of the [...]
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Team Spirit

Students rally around the Pilots during a basketball game. Many students who have never watched a live basketball game before instantly become fans as the Canyonville Christian Academy Pilots take the floor.

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Jul
22

Differences in Private and Public School

Both public and private schools have advantages, however there are many definite differences between the two.  Differences in private and public school can be outlined with four main topics; cost, admissions, governance, and curriculum. The difference in cost is a very shocking difference between the two.  Public schools on one hand cannot charge tuition.  They [...]
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College And University Success Stories

  Canyonville Christian Academy has a long list of successful graduates that have gone on to well known colleges and universities.  These success stories of graduated alumni who have continued on in life with successful careers as doctors, lawyers, nurses, authors, business leaders and more. Students who graduate from Canyonville Christian Academy go on to […]

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