Welcome Mr. Erik Peterson to the PAA Music Department

Young PAA alumnus, Erik Peterson is humbled to join PAA as he replaces his mentor and former PAA teacher, Tim Ellis.

Peterson earned his music degree from Warner Pacific University while continuing to seek mentorship from Ellis before his death last […]

By |August 26th, 2016|

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 that […]

By |June 16th, 2016|

Welcome Principal Parris!

Dear PAA families and friends,
It is with great pleasure that I write to let you know that the school board voted unanimously to offer the principal position to Sheldon Parris.  I am happy to say that he has accepted and says that […]

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 and […]

By |May 4th, 2016|

PAA Annual Ladies Tea Party

By |March 17th, 2016|

PAA Friends & Family Night: Movie Night!

PAA invites you to Friends & Family Night on January 30, 6pm here at PAA. We’ll be showing the movie: Do You Believe?

This is a free event as a gift to you from PAA.

What’s it about?

When a local pastor is […]

By |December 17th, 2015|

PAA’s Music Department Presents the Annual Christmas Concert

he Christ born babe was born for us and every year PAA makes music to celebrate this gift!

Join us for our annual Christmas concert on Friday, December 11 at 6:30 pm. It’s held at the Sunnyside Seventh-day Adventist Church at […]

By |December 9th, 2015|

Just in Time for Christmas!

We’ve got an incredible assortment of PAA logo wear available to personalize. Check it out  by clicking here! 

By |December 4th, 2015|

Climbing Improves Confidence

You’d never guess that Will Howard has a fear of heights. He scampers spider-like up and across walls, and under overhangs at the Portland Rock Gym (PRG). He reaches great heights.

“My enjoyment of this is greater than my fear,” says […]

By |December 3rd, 2015|

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 when Luke Janta kicked […]

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 the […]

By |January 30th, 2015|