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|

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|

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|

Did You Miss Open House?

Maybe you missed our Open House but still want to know what a Christ-centered and character-driven education can do for you. We’re always here and ready to meet you!

No matter when, you can book a family tour and even a […]

By |November 17th, 2017|

PAA’s Farm-to-Table Revolution

It was the first day of school at Portland Adventist Academy. Students lined up for lunch where they picked from vegan or cheese lasagna, each stuffed with spinach, carrots, zucchini, and onions. Roasted broccoli was piled on the side.

Greeting them […]

By |September 20th, 2017|

Welcome to PAA, Jody Alexander

Being born into a home with deaf parents meant Jody Alexander’s first language was American Sign Language. Upon attending Laurelwood Adventist Elementary, he grew his fluency in spoken English and writing, a gift that follows him today. For this reason, […]

By |September 7th, 2017|

PAA Welcomes Jeremy Long

At seven years old, Jeremy’s mother “forced” him to take piano lessons. It was five years later that he finally thanked her. By the age of 12 he was obsessed with music and songwriting. He started a band with his […]

By |September 7th, 2017|

Welcome Caroline Lipman to PAA

Mrs. Lipman fits in well at PAA because of her natural curiosity and love of learning. She comes to PAA with a B.S. in Biology and a Master’s degree in Education concentrating on Curriculum and Instruction Design. If that wasn’t […]

By |September 7th, 2017|

Principal Search Update: Jason Bibb Named Interim Principal

Dear PAA Family & Friends,

The board is pleased to announce that Jason Bibb has agreed to serve as PAA’s interim principal for the 2017-18 school year, recognizing that he has helped to ably navigate the school through the summer while […]

By |August 24th, 2017|

PAA Students Experience U.S. History Project Based Learning

From being a part of a mock-Boston Tea Party, to spending a day experiencing life as a colonial American, and even conducting Supreme Court simulations, 18 PAA sophomores and juniors experienced Project Based Learning at its best during our U.S. […]

By |August 23rd, 2017|

Summer School: International Students Immerse in Language and Culture

This summer, 12 young students (12 to 16 year-olds) came to Portland Adventist Academy from Hong Kong and Taiwan. Their three-weeks of English immersion provided a chance to interact and practice their developing language skills with regular American teens as […]

By |August 11th, 2017|