Goodnight, Larry Caudell

Larry Caudell, was our previous plant services director for 15 years. He loved PAA!  Our hearts are heavy as we share that long time former PAA staff member, Larry Caudell, passed away recently. We offer our sympathy and

By |October 10th, 2017|

Thelma Winter – a Life Sketch

by Tracy Harder, granddaughter and PAA’s 1979 Class President Young Thelma Hoping to make it to her Mom’s place in Minnesota, Emily and Pearl were surprised when Thelma Vera Payne entered the world not at the Emerson home

By |July 31st, 2017|

PAA / PUA Remembers Mrs. Winter

Thelma Winter, August, 1915 - July 2017 Thelma Winter, a beloved Portland (Union) Adventist Academy teacher for 31 years and a pillar in Adventist education, passed away peacefully just shy of her 102nd birthday. Over her 50-year career,

By |July 27th, 2017|


Portland Adventist Academy recently said goodbye to five incredible staff members. Each of their contributions at PAA have been a gift to our students and staff  and we are forever grateful for their dedicated service to this special community. Ty Johnson

By |June 16th, 2017|

Hello, Mrs. Weinstein

Mrs. Weinstein, PAA's new Photography and Media Arts teacher, is excited to help her students focus their personal hearts’ lenses on Christ. “When He’s your focus it defines your character,” she says. Mrs. Weinstein is a professional photographer who graduated

By |January 26th, 2017|