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Soccer Fever

It was an epic year for soccer at PAA this fall. All of our teams shined, but the most exciting accomplishment was made by our Boys’ Varsity Soccer Team. They made it to the State Semi-Finals for the second year

By |November 29th, 2014|

Brain Sports

One of the greatest wins of the fall sports season happened in the classroom. Every one of our fall varsity sports teams placed in the Top 10 on the Oregon State Activities Association Academic All-State list! To make the All-State

By |November 29th, 2014|

$55,000 for Our Kids

It was one of the most successful auctions in the history of PAASS! This year’s Portland Adventist Academy Student Scholarship is more than $55,000 stronger because of givers who believe in giving our kids a great Christian education! Thank you

By |November 29th, 2014|

Linda’s Last

There might be tears at this year’s Winter Concert. That’s because our dear Linda Neel, a powerful force at PAA for 31 years, is presenting her last Christmas concert before she retires next spring. Miss Neel’s many awards include the

By |November 29th, 2014|

PAA’s Class Challenges Teach Character

“Besides introducing our students to Jesus Christ, character development is one of our most important goals,” says Monte Torkelsen, Portland Adventist Academy Chaplain. “It means we seek to intentionally develop core character traits in our students that reflect

By |November 26th, 2014|

Breakfast Boosts Brain Power

PAA wants to give students the best opportunities to succeed; especially on test days. So this year, on ITED testing day, PAA offered a full and hot breakfast to help the students deal with the tedious tasks ahead.

By |November 25th, 2014|

Farewell Mrs. O

[jig] "Joan Oksenholt, or Mrs. O, as she is affectionately known, has been an important part of PAA for 12 wonderful school years. But she recently made the difficult decision to accept a part-time administrator position for the Lincoln City

By |September 1st, 2014|

The Outstanding Senior Project

PAA’s Senior Project is an academic challenge and a graduation requirement that develops skills students use for a lifetime. One of the most remarkable and laborious projects seen in years was Will Johnson’s full length Science Fiction Album. Will

By |August 31st, 2014|

Welcome New Staff 

[jig] Mechelle Peinado joins PAA as the school Guidance Counselor and teacher of AP Psychology, AP U.S. History, Personal Finance, and the Senior Project coordinator. She comes from the Montana Conference of Seventh-day Adventists where she and her husband were

By |August 31st, 2014|

Farewell Chris Jones

We recently said goodbye to Chris Jones who served as our V.P. of Finance for the past seven years. He kept the books balanced, and was instrumental in keeping our many worthy students at PAA through the PAASS program. His foresight about

By |August 31st, 2014|

Construction Update

[jig preset=c2] You may have noticed quite a bit of construction taking place on our campus. The process of making plans, holding community meetings, and getting city approval is complete and our dream of building a new school facility has

By |August 31st, 2014|