PAA Teacher Publishes the True Story of a Cuban Seeking Freedom

Portland Adventist Academy Teacher Publishes True Story of a Cuban Seeking Freedom When Dionisio was being imprisoned and abused, he would never have imagined his experiences could have such a positive impact. Twenty five years later, his story is being

A Spring Break Transformation Trip

At PAA, spring break is a chance to get out and SERVE! Pastor Mackenzie and Pastor Steve are excited to invite students on a week long "Transformation Trip" with the organization Because People Matter,  right here in Portland. Through Transformation

By |January 31st, 2019|

Bible Camp Needs YOU!

Amazing! PAA has the opportunity to take 185 students this year to the Oregon Conference Bible Camp this weekend! However, with so many students wanting to go, we are in need of some more volunteers to chaperone and work in

By |August 15th, 2018|

Our Thanks to Pastor Monte

Monte Torkelsen says farewell to Oregon after 25 years serving youth in the Oregon Conference. After 25 years serving youth in the Oregon Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, Pastor Monte Torkelsen closes a significant chapter of his career. Pastor Monte

By |June 1st, 2018|

Messy & Meaningful Learning at PAA

We know that experiential learning or hands-on learning creates lasting and meaningful understanding. At PAA, students get Project (problem) Based Learning regularly! Here's a quick peek at some of the projects from January. 1. Seniors in Mrs. Peinado’s Careers and

By |February 8th, 2018|

Continuing the Work in 2018

Reaching Beyond PAA, spring-break mission trips have fostered life-changing and empowering experiences for two decades. The communities and people we serve year after year are blessed, lifted up, and empowered while many of our students return from these experiences having

By |December 12th, 2017|

PAA’s Farm-to-Table Goals

Chef Stef came to science class to talk about nutrients in the foods we love to eat. The Farm-to-Table mission has been embraced as a part of PAA's Christ-centered and character-driven culture. In just one year, Stephanie Torgerson

By |September 15th, 2017|