Pastor Parris to Principal Parris

Next to his photo in his senior yearbook, our new principal, Sheldon Parris shared his goal to become a Pastor. It was his time as a PAA student that sparked this desire. Sheldon’s eventual return to PAA is a surprising story

By |June 16th, 2016|

Welcome Principal Parris!

This week, principal Nicola introduced our soon-to-be new principal to our excited student body. We are grateful God has led us to Mr. Parris. Dear PAA families and friends, It is with great pleasure that I write to

By |May 13th, 2016|

Profe Named COFTL Honor Roll Teacher

PAA Spanish teacher, Rita Barret was named the 2016 Honor Roll Teacher by the Confederation in Oregon for Language Teaching (COFTL). The COFTL Board annually recognizes one K-12 language teacher who has made significant accomplishments and contributions to language acquisition

By |May 4th, 2016|

Celebrate the Champions!

On Saturday night, November 14,  our boys varsity soccer team made PAA history by securing the State Championship title for Class 3A/2A/1A. It was a dramatic finish! PAA was tied with OES with just four minutes left in the game. That's

By |November 15th, 2015|

PAA Students are Excelling in Spanish

Five PAA students were recently recognized for achievement in the Spanish language and inducted into the Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica, a national honor society for Spanish students. They are the first members of PAA’s newly formed Chapter of the Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica

By |January 30th, 2015|

PAA Celebrated Linda Neel

Finishing 44 years of teaching in Adventist education and her 31st year at Portland Adventist Academy, music teacher Linda Neel was celebrated at the last Christmas concert of her career. Surprise guests included every PAA principal during Neel’s time at

By |January 30th, 2015|