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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|

Gospel Choir Sings for Black History Month Event

We are so proud of our Gospel Choir! They have been invited to share their soulful and inspiring music at the Walla Walla University Black History Month weekend celebration on February 2-4. Please consider attending and supporting our students as […]

By |January 18th, 2018|

Free Webinar: How to Pay for College

You probably already know a college education is a great investment, but might be worried about how to make it happen, financially. In case you weren’t able to make it to a financial aid workshop or webinar this past fall, […]

By |January 5th, 2018|

February 6 is PAA Day & Parent Night

Come experience Portland Adventist Academy on February 6

PAA Day 9am
PAA Day lets 8th graders explore and discover all that PAA can do for their high school years. From music to sports, exciting honors and advanced placement classes, mission trips, and […]

By |December 28th, 2017|

Join the Fun of International Food Day!

International Food Day happens every month at PAA. It’s a day we open our kitchen door to a guest chef who creates a delicious meal for our students and staff to help us further enjoy a variety of food and […]

By |December 28th, 2017|

PAA Grows in Love and Life

The PAA family has much to celebrate as we bid farewell to 2017!
Besides having named Jason Bibb our official principal, we also have been celebrating the recent new arrivals of life and love.

First, we congratulate our music teacher Naomi Woods […]

By |December 28th, 2017|

PAA Board Unanimously Votes Mr. Bibb as Principal

Jason Bibb accepted the offer to officially lead Portland Adventist Academy as principal.

Following a series of very positive interviews with the PAA staff, students, and local church pastors, the PAA board met on December 18 and voted unanimously in support […]

By |December 19th, 2017|

Continuing the Work in 2018

Reaching Beyond PAA, spring-break mission trips have fostered life-changing and empowering experiences for two decades. The communities and people we serve year after year are blessed, lifted up, and empowered while many of our students return from these experiences having […]

By |December 12th, 2017|

College Prep Tip from WWU

There are two great things high school students can do to prepare for college over Christmas break: shadow a professional and apply for outside scholarships.

For freshman through seniors, job shadowing is a great way to explore career options in an […]

By |December 4th, 2017|

Are You Addicted to Your Phone?

Our Media & Persuasion students recently showed our entire student body how to examine and audit their personal smart phone use.

Below, is a step by step guide to finding just how much time you’re spending on facebook (on your phone […]

By |December 1st, 2017|

PAA Students Lock Up their Screens for a Media Fast

Portland Adventist Academy Media & Persuasion students are asking tough questions about how screens are shaping their generation and how they can be different.

As digital natives, most teenagers don’t know a life without convenience and entertainment at their fingertips. But […]

By |November 30th, 2017|

Ring in the Holidays with PAA Music Students

Ring the Christmas season with Portland Adventist Academy on December 8, 7pm with a concert entitled “The Gift of Christmas: Jesus.”
This year’s Winter Concert features music from the Portland Adventist String Orchestra, Choir, Band, Alegria, Steel Drum Band, as well […]

By |November 21st, 2017|