Seminar Students Attend 3 Ashland Plays

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland was the site of three plays attended by Canyonville Christian Academy’s seminar classes.  The students attended the plays in Ashland, Oregon at the outdoor Elizabethan Theater during September and October.  The live theatrical productions were Shakespeare’s “Hamlet”, Charles Dickens “Great Expectations” and the Broadway musical “The Wiz”. A Little […]

Stock Market Students Headed For New York and Washington, DC

Four students who competed in this year’s state investing 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 interviewed by media the following two days.   Stock market students making the trip are Brian Powell (2016 Oregon […]

Pilots Play Two Teams

With 2 basketballs games this past weekend, Canyonville Christian Academy Pilots experienced loss and wins. January 22, 2016 Pilots came up short versus Lost River Simon Mao and Andrew Graves poured through a combined 21 points but it was not enough to overcome a strong Lost River team on January 22. The final score of the […]

First Snow Appears November 15th With Additional Snow in the Forecast

Although none landed on the valley floor, the first snow of the year could be seen on nearby Canyon Mountain on Nov. 15.  The snow was only there for a day, and only at higher elevations, but it was a start. As we start Thanksgiving week, weather updates say that freezing temperatures (17 degrees Fahrenheit or -8.33° Celsius) […]

NBA Chaplain Featured November Speaker at CCA

Mike Rosas, chaplain for the Dallas Maveicks of the NBA, was hosted by Canyonville Christian Academy for the November 13-15 Spiritual Emphasis Weekend. Rosas spoke four times in three days encouraging students in their spiritual growth.

MayFest Through The Generations…

MayFest, It’s A Big Deal! MayFest is the end of the year celebration that celebrates academic awards, a spring choir concert, sometimes solo groups, it has at times included orchestra’s or an art show, and most importantly – the selection of a May Queen and King and their court. It wasn’t always so, as MayFest […]

Canyonville Christian Academy Jumpers Capture State Medal

Two Pilot senior jumpers brought home medals from the 2015 OSAA Oregon State Championship Track Meet May 21 and 22.  For the boys, Ivan Sandrali jumped 39-6 3/4 for sixth, while Sasha Eck posted a girls mark of 32-0 for 7th in the Class 2A competition. The best CCA efforts on the track were Gabriel […]

CCA Stock Game Success Reported On Wall Street Journal

In the May 9, 2015 Wall Street Journal, Jason Zweig devoted a large portion of his weekly “Intelligent Investor” column to Canyonville Christian Academy’s seminar class strategies and winning record in the national investing competition. By some measures, the Wall Street Journal is the leading newspaper in the United States and it is almost unheard […]

Do You Remember Your Junior Senior Banquet?

Every year, the hands-down much anticipated event at this private school is the Junior Senior Banquet, or better known as JSB. JSB began in the 1940’s here at Canyonville Christian Academy.  Back then it was called Canyonville Bible Academy.  Yet the Junior Senior Banquet was and continues to be a dressy evening out full of activities […]

Alumni Contribute To New Dorm

Continuing their support for the new dorm, Canyonville Christian Academy/Canyonville Bible Academy alumni recently contributed another $2,000. The added funds will go towards the decorative street lights and brings to nearly $55,000 in total help on the project by alumni and board members.  Thank you Alumni and Board members! Below is an updated photo taken the […]


     Ivan Sandrali and Mahli Beltran were honored as 2015 Homecoming King and Queen of Canyonville Christian Academy  at the halftime of the varsity boys’ basketball game February 13.  These honors awarded on the basis of the votes of the student body. The Pilot boys fell short by a score of 55-44 in the […]

High School Class Goes To Oregon Ducks Game!

Canyonville Christian Academy’s Seminar class is a unique class taught by Roger Shaffer.  In this class, students learn about American culture.  But more importantly, they experience it. Every year, Roger Shaffer takes his students on an adventure learning about important American events.  He prepares his class way before an event is scheduled, teaching them fundamentals […]

Canyonville Christian Academy’s Fourth Dorm Construction Site

Canyonville Christian Academy has started the preparation for the boarding school’s fourth dorm. The dormitory itself will be adjacent to the gymnasium.  It will be a two story building that is 8,000 square feet, and will be designed to hold 25 students.  It has not yet been determined whether this dorm will be for boys […]

Nuri Jeong ’10

  Nuri Jeong class of 2010 came to Canyonville Christian Academy 5 years ago from Suncheon, South Korea.  She started from the bottom, with minimal English, extreme shyness, cultural and financial difficulties.  Today she is in a joint/partnership program where she has completed her first 3 years of college at Immaculata University and will be finishing off her […]

Christian Academy Alumni Reunion Coming Up Soon!

Private School Canyonville Bible Academy, now Canyonville Christian Academy has had the privilege of serving many many students, starting small, to now serving students from all over the world!  This year, we are celebrating 90 years of education, starting from our small beginnings to our current International outreach, CCA has a beautiful tapestry of history.  You […]

International Student Wins Three Events At Glide Track Meet!

Jack Yoo (boarding student from South Korea) captured victories in the 100m, long jump, and triple jump at a  Glide High School meet on  April 22.  Yoo, a senior athlete, recorded a quick 11.4 (hand timed) mark for the 100 meter dash. The Pilot boys placed second in the 11-school  meet. The boys also got […]

CCA Seminar Students Lead In National Investing competition

With the 2014 Capitol Hill Challenge just past the halfway mark, Canyonville Christian Academy seminar students have taken a solid $25,000 lead.   This annual competition brings together more than 4,000 high school teams from all over the United States.  The on-line game uses real time stock market prices and teams are given a starting figure […]

Land Cleared For Private School’s New Dorm!

Canyonville Christian Academy is expanding! The first steps toward the construction of a new dorm on the private school’s campus got under way Dec. 17 with the arrival of the excavating crew and the clearing of the lot for the building.   The 35-student dorm will be located between Shaffer Dorm and the school gymnasium.  […]

Seminar Class Off and Running

September was a busy month for Canyonville Christian Academy’s seminar class students. Events included a play on the Elizabethan outdoor stage at the Shakespeare Festival (Ashland).  This was followed by a viewing at Umpqua Community College of the British National Theatre modern version productions of “Othello”. The final field trip open to seminar students in […]

2013 Alumni Reunion

The 2013 Alumni Reunion will be held June 1 & 2 Saturday June 1 10:00 a.m. Graduation Alumni events begin at 1:00 p.m. ending with the reunion banquet. Sunday June 2 A special invitation goes out to all the 10-year classes: 1943 1953 1963 1973 1983 1993 2003 Hope to see you there!

Esther Lange Kenny ’73

Esther reports that in her job/ministry as International Recordings Coordinator for “Faith Comes by Hearing” she has been involved in bringing 68 New Testament audio recordings to completion in 2012.  Each one of these makes God’s Word available to another language group.

Boyd Dahl

Boyd Dahl, former dean and head of school, is now pastor of The Basic Church in Myrtle Creek, Oregon

Larry Haymes ’61

Larry Haymes of the class ’61 spent six weeks traveling & preaching in Kenya, Africa in the summer of 2011.  He s now involved in helping to plant a church in Houston, Texas.

Esther Lange Kenney ’73

Esther continues in ministry with “Faith Comes By Hearing”.  She is currently working to take scripture recordings to the former Soviet Union, Middle East,  North Africa, the Americas and other areas.    

Seminar Class Attend Football Game

Members of CCA’s seminar class attended the Oct. 8th PAC-12 football game between Oregon State and Arizona, which was won by OSU. Students from the class were also able to attend the Oct. 11 theatrical simulcast of the 25th anniversary production of  “Phantom of the Opera” from London.

Seminar Attends Operas & Ballet

Seminar class continued their fall activity schedule in October and November with two of Mozart’s greatest operas: A live performance of Portland Opera’s “The Marriage of Figaro” and the New York Metropolitan’s theatrical simulcast of “Don Giovanni“. Also in the mix, students were able to attend Eugene Ballet’s full-length presentation of “Romeo and Juliet” with […]

Cross Country Outing

CCA’s cross country runners traveled to Corvallis to attend an NCAA Division I football Game between Oregon State and UCLA on September 24th. The PAC-12 contest was won by UCLA before a crowd of 44,000.

Seminar Trip

Seminar class began their 2011-2012 schedule of events with a September 10th trip to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. The students enjoyed Gilbert & Sullivan’s classic Operetta “The Pirates of Penzance”.

2011 Alumni Reunion Turnout Tops Recent Records

An estimated 130 alumni, spouses, and friends of the school came together on Memorial Day weekend to celebrate CCA’s 88th year. Led by the efforts of Esther Lebeck Loveridge and others the 50 – year reunion class (class of 1961) had a large group of returnees.  Highlights included a banquet, chapel service and special time […]

Larry Haymes ’61

Larry reports he is conducting prayer conferences in Nairobi and Kisumu in Kenya, East Africa. Larry is a former NCAA division 1 (University of Oregon) athlete, a military and corporate pilot, and school teacher.

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CCA Captures Top Nine Places In Statewide Stock Competition!

CCA has captured the top nine places in the final standings of the statewide investing competition. The top entry for CCA was Micah Jocoy who built his $100,000 starting account to over $179,000 in ten weeks.  During the Spring game the major market indeces (Dow Jones Industrials, S&P 500 rose by just over 1%. Seven […]


With just two weeks remaining in the Oregon high school stock market game, CCA”s investors are comfortably way out front. Micah Jocoy had made nearly 70% in just eight weeks to lead all Oregon stock pickers.  Five other CCA entrants have made 25% or more. The top non-CCA entry is from Jesuit High School (Portland) […]


Class of ’61…can you see yourself in this picture? Bring back any memories?  Wow 50 years have gone by!  The old outside baptismal now is a fountain and raised flower bed in memory of “Lady R”, (Verda Ross Willey) CCA’s longest serving dean.

Class of ’51 – CCA Welcome The Class of 1951 To Their 60th Anniversary Reunion May 28th & 29th, 2011

Class of ’51…Can you find yourself in this picture?

Wes Evans

Former principal of CCA, Wes Evans is teaching and has principal duties at the Slavic Christian Academy in North Spokane, Washington.

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Canyonville Christian Academy Graduates

According to the Alumni Associaltion tally — the number of graduates from the  school now totals: 1,563 This figure includes the record-breaking Class of 2010 which added 60 to the total.

CCA’s Oldest Living Graduates

Class of 1938 – June Shaffer Hoffman Class of 1939 – Verna Bokma Cloud, Margaret Woods Sovenski Class of 1940 – Muriel King Elsey Class of 1941 – Esther Carrick Shaffer

Canyonville Christian Academy Goes Rafting!

Every year, Canyonville Christian Academy takes a day out of the busy school schedule to go rafting.  This event usually happens during the first or second week of school helping boarding students get to know each other while having fun. This starts to create lifelong bonds.  Students usually come back from this excursion with lots […]

Sunday Morn Welcome Service

This weekend was Welcome Weekend for private school Canyonville Christian Academy. With weary travelers arriving all weekend, some having traveled for over 19 hours, the weekend was mixed with friends reuniting, new friends meeting, drivers picking up boarding students from the three main airports in Oregon, deans getting tired travelers to their rooms to sleep and cooks […]

Welcome Weekend at CCA

This weekend starts the new school year, with teenagers flying in from all over the globe. Vans, cars, SUV’s are going to all major airports in Oregon welcoming and bringing these weary travelers to their destination – Canyonville Christian Academy for the 2010-2011 school year. Many years ago, when Dad Shaffer started this private boarding […]

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