Gospel Choir Spring Concert

Come be inspired as the Portland Adventist Academy Gospel Choir sings for Jesus during their final concert of the school year on May 12, 6pm at the Sharon SDA Church.

By |April 19th, 2018|

Alumni Weekend is May 5 & 6

Celebrate the memories of Portland Adventist Academy & Portland Union Academy!

May 5
Alumni Sabbath happens May 5 at 10:30am. Hear guest speaker, Bobby McGhee (‘78), sing your school song, hear current students, and discover all that’s happening at PAA today. Connect […]

By |April 18th, 2018|

Education EXPO, April 25

Join us April 25 at 5pm for our annual Education EXPO featuring a year’s worth of projects, reports, and more.
If you’ve been wondering about Project Based Learning, this is a great opportunity to come see its culmination. Join the calculus […]

By |April 18th, 2018|

Three Ways to Support Inside Out Service Day

Every spring, for nearly a decade, Portland Adventist Academy students and teachers blanket the city of Portland for Inside Out Service Day. And this year, we’ll be at it again on May 23!

Parents, pastors, and church members are a vital resource […]

By |April 17th, 2018|

PAASS Golf Tournament

Come make a difference in a child’s life!

PAA thrives because of these students. You can feel good knowing you’re making a huge difference in the life of a young person and the school you love! Register or find out more by […]

By |April 5th, 2018|

Gen Z Teens Need to Belong, to Be Heard, to Be Together

Today’s teenagers are being called the first “post-Christian” generation in America. That’s according to a new Barna Group research study that reports the percentage of Gen Z 13-18 year olds that identify as atheists is higher than any other previous […]

By |April 2nd, 2018|

Your Invitation to Tour PAA

Hi! Welcome!
We’re so glad you stopped by our website to learn more about Portland Adventist Academy.
If you heard our commercial on the radio, you already know that our students LOVE our school.
But we’d really like to show you why.
Book a […]

By |March 13th, 2018|

The 3 Step Plan for a Family Media Fast

Even while we depend on technology in our daily lives (especially on snow days), PAA strives to help students form healthy relationships and boundaries with media.

That’s why we’re excited about the second PAA Unplugged media fast of the school year! […]

By |March 2nd, 2018|

How Education Survives a Snow Storm

Despite a predicted late afternoon snow storm, Portlanders went about their morning, bustling off to work and school.

Teachers and students arrived to Portland Adventist Academy, many as early as 7am. But when large fluffy flakes of snow and ice began […]

By |March 2nd, 2018|

Messy & Meaningful Learning at PAA

We know that experiential learning or hands-on learning creates lasting and meaningful understanding. At PAA, students get Project (problem) Based Learning regularly! Here’s a quick peek at some of the projects from January.

1. Seniors in Mrs. Peinado’s Careers and Senior […]

By |February 8th, 2018|

Three Things to Do if you Missed PAA Day

Maybe you missed PAA Day & Parent Night at Portland Adventist Academy.
That’s ok! We’ve got a three-part plan to help you make, what could be, one of the most important parenting decisions of your life.
1. Book a Tour.
You’ll get 100% […]

By |February 6th, 2018|

PAA Alumnus, Dr. Terry Johnsson Awarded Lifetime Achievement Award

We are celebrating! Dr. Terry Johnsson, a PAA graduate of 1985 and a beloved friend, was recently awarded the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award from the city of Portland. The award was presented to him at the 33rd Anniversary Celebration of […]

By |January 19th, 2018|