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Dress Code: What to Wear to Boarding School

Canyonville Christian Academy seeks to create an atmosphere that focuses on academic excellence and promotes respect towards oneself and others.   Canyonville Christian Academy Dress Code All students (both day & boarding) of Canyonville Christian Academy must dress according to CCA’s Dress Code at all times during the school year.  When classes, teams or musical groups travel during… Read More Dress Code: What to Wear to Boarding School

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Overcoming Culture Shock: Top Tips for Students Studying Abroad

10 Tips for Overcoming Culture Shock 1.  Learn All You Can Before Your Trip If your school is in another country, research online about the culture of that country.  What are their rules of etiquette?  What are some phrases or questions used frequently in conversation? For example, in America asking “how are you” is commonly… Read More Overcoming Culture Shock: Top Tips for Students Studying Abroad

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Student Leadership Program

“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 offers the opportunity for juniors and seniors to gain leadership experience and skills through its Ambassador program.  This program must be applied for and lasts throughout the school year. Academic… Read More Student Leadership Program

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What is Culture Shock?

Whether you are from a different country or simply a different town, culture shock affects international and domestic students alike in different ways and to various degrees. What is Culture? Culture includes such things as social behaviors (Ex. people’s attitudes, gestures, tone of voice, etc.), language, food, dress, etiquette, customs, beliefs, and values.  Culture can… Read More What is Culture Shock?