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|

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|

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|

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|

PAA’s Farm-to-Table Goals

The Farm-to-Table mission has been embraced as a part of PAA’s Christ-centered and character-driven culture. In just one year, Stephanie Torgerson and her growing group of volunteers have accomplished several exciting goals including establishing gardens, compost bins, fruit shrubs, and, […]

By |September 15th, 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|

PAA’s Mission Focused Learning Provides a Tiny House for a Homeless Woman

Stories of cold-related deaths scattered the headlines during one of the worst winters in Oregon’s history. The weather, coupled with a nationally recognized housing-crisis, caused overcrowded warming shelters and serious problems for the homeless population.

Portland Adventist Academy and Hoodview Seventh-day […]

By |May 25th, 2017|

Inside Out Service Day 2017

Inside Out takes PAA students, teachers, parents, and pastors throughout our city to share the love INSIDE us OUT to our community.

This year, the rain and wind held back and allowed for a very productive day of hard work.

Students worked […]

By |May 23rd, 2017|

PAA Takes Home 4th Place Trophy!

Congratulations to our golf team for their incredible season! Our boys earned the 4th place trophy and PAA’s first golf trophy in 17 years.

Their final 18-hole game was intense as they came just two strokes away from third place. They […]

By |May 23rd, 2017|

Mission Report

From Cuba to Thailand, Fiji, the Bahamas, and the heart of Portland, our students and many faculty members helped fulfill Christ’s call to tell ALL THE WORLD.
Our deepest thanks to those who supported our students and staff in prayer and […]

By |May 1st, 2017|

PAA Students Witness Cuba’s Hunger for God

As a privileged American, you probably have several bibles in your home and maybe one or two of them are read only occasionally. But families in Cuba are lucky to have even one.  Often, they share their bible with another […]

By |April 28th, 2017|