Come Celebrate Mr. Kooy! May 4, 2pm at PAA

Have you heard?!
Mr. Kooy is ready to retire!

Retirement Reception

Saturday May 4, 2:00pm
at

Portland Adventist Academy
1500 SE 96th Ave
Portland,OR  97216
 

For over 30 years, Mr. Kooy has been making his mark on the hearts of students and colleagues at Portland Adventist Academy.
Hundreds […]

By |April 12th, 2019|

25 Ways to Keep College Costs Down!

Plan now. Live better.
Wondering how to pay for college? Not sure where to start? Walla Walla University’s online guide to paying for college makes it easier than ever to get answers and find resources. You’ll find insider tips on how to keep […]

By |February 22nd, 2019|

A Once in a Lifetime High School Experience

At Portland Adventist Academy, we’re blessed to have so many ambitious students considering careers in healthcare. We’re also incredibly lucky to have an exceptional neighbor in Adventist Health!

Last spring, a group of PAA students took part in Adventist Health’s first Student […]

By |January 11th, 2019|

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|