November 14 is Academy Day & Open House

Register HERE!

 

By |November 5th, 2018|

Spanish Students Explore Hispanic Culture

Students enrolled in Spanish classes at Portland Adventist Academy celebrated Hispanic Heritage and Cultures (mid-September through mid October) through events, contests, and special cultural experiences supported by the school’s chapter of the national Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica (SHH), an Honor Society […]

By |November 1st, 2018|

The National Merit Scholarships Knock at PAA’s Door

We’re thrilled to announce and celebrate one of our incredible students.

Silas Enjel, a senior, received a remarkable score on his PSAT, taken in 2017. His score was so remarkable that the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) recognized Silas’ achievement and named […]

By |October 8th, 2018|

Who Doesn’t Love a Surprise?!

During an all school assembly today (October 4), students were formally introduced to someone they’ve already known for a long time.
Mrs. Peinado, their caring teacher, energetic vice principal, a champion of learning, and a cheerleader to all is now known […]

By |October 4th, 2018|

U.S. History Tour Summer 2019 – What to Expect

NOTE: While this class is currently full, you’re welcome to put your name on a waiting list in case a spot opens up. Sign up: HERE.

By completing the 2019 Summer U.S. History Class, you’ll fulfill an entire year of U.S. History credit […]

By |August 15th, 2018|

PAA Highlights at the NAD Teachers’ Convention

The North American Division 2018 Teachers’ Convention comes to an end today.

Thousands of Adventists teachers and principals from all over the country have been meeting this week to learn, grow, and be inspired.

At this year’s convention, our Spanish teacher, Rita Barrett, […]

By |August 9th, 2018|

PAA’s Pastor Stephen Lundquist Receives National Award for Excellence

Pastor Stephen Lundquist, Portland Adventist Academy (PAA) Bible teacher and Religion Department Chair, was honored Tuesday night, August 7, 2018, with an Excellence in Teaching Award from the Alumni Awards Foundation (AAF). He was recognized for demonstrating outstanding professionalism, creativity, […]

By |August 7th, 2018|

Your Invitation to Tour PAA

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|

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|