As the new school year began, the exciting news was announced that another language class would be officially added to the 2017-2018 school year! Canyonville Christian Academy now offers Japanese! “I look forward to the Japanese class everyday and can’t wait to learn more!” Yoann Lin (Taiwan) “I decided to learn Japanese because I’m a… Read More New Language Class | Japanese
“Whatever you do, do your work heartily, as for the Lord rather than for men” – Colossians 3:23 As the leaves start to turn red, students, the fall season, and sports are also here at CCA! This year Canyonville Christian Academy’s girls’ volleyball team started out the season with two new coaches, Shannyn Cupp and… Read More Girls’ Volleyball Team Finishes Strong
Moving into a dorm can be scary and exciting. When I first arrived at Canyonville Christian Academy I was greeted by many people from all over the world. With a sea of new faces and several different languages swirling around me, I was easily overwhelmed. However, everyone was so patient and kind. I soon found… Read More Four Tips for Adjusting to Life at Christian 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
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
“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
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?