STEM Comes to Life with Project Based Learning

In all departments and at every level, teachers at Portland Adventist Academy are introducing students to Project Based Learning (PBL). “We’re working for NASA,” says Courtney Clark, a PAA junior in her last week of school. She sits backwards in

By |June 17th, 2019|

Plan Your PAA Graduation Weekend

June 8 Senior Summit at 11:00 am (church for all!) Consecration at 7:30 pm Class Night at 9:00 pm Graduation at 2:00 pm June 9 Graduation at 2:00 pm

By |June 3rd, 2019|

PAA Announces Drechelle McCray as Vice Principal of Administration

The Portland Adventist Academy community is celebrating one of its own today! Drechelle McCray,  English teacher, Gospel Choir director, and a PAA graduate of 2002 is now joining the Administrative staff as Vice Principal! Principal Mechelle Peinado shared the news

By |May 15th, 2019|

PAA Seeks English and ELL Teacher

Job Description: Portland Adventist Academy, in beautiful Portland, Oregon, seeks an experienced certified English and ELL teacher who is completely dedicated to Christ and desires to bring students closer to Him. The ideal candidate is a teacher who will provide

By |May 7th, 2019|

Cougar Summer Camps for Kids!

We're planning a wonderful time for elementary aged students excited to make new friends and learn more about basketball and soccer. Scroll down to learn more about each camp. Register by phone today or online soon!     BASKETBALL -

By |May 6th, 2019|

PAA is Giving Away $1,000!

Every student enrollment completed by midnight on June 15 will be included in a drawing for a $1,000 tuition voucher to be used next school year! Have you already completed your application? If so, you're already included in the drawing.

By |April 30th, 2019|

Portland Adventist Academy Seeks Vice Principal of Administration

Portland Adventist Academy seeks a Vice Principal of Administration  Job Description: Portland Adventist Academy, in beautiful Portland, Oregon, whose motto is “Christ Centered, Character Driven,” seeks an experienced Vice Principal who is completely dedicated to Christ and desires to bring

By |April 22nd, 2019|

It Was a Good Week at PAA

The week of April 15 to 19, 2019 will go down in our history as a powerful week. From a special staff led week of worship to major decisions made to move our school forward to a brighter future, we

By |April 19th, 2019|

PAA Celebrates Mechelle Peinado’s Acceptance to Lead as Principal

PAA's newly named principal, Mechelle Peinado Portland Adventist Academy is pleased and blessed to share the news that Mechelle Peinado has been named principal. Read the Oregon Conference Education Department's official announcement HERE. (Read the timeline of the

By |April 16th, 2019|

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

By |April 12th, 2019|

Principal Search Update – April 5

April 16 - Announcement: Mechelle Peinado Named Principal Read the announcement from the Oregon Conference HERE. Read Portland Adventist Academy's news HERE. April 5 - Principal Search Update Dear PAA family, We want to provide an update on where we

By |March 29th, 2019|

One Project and Eight PAA Students

Last month, Pastor Mackenzie traveled to California with eight PAA students. Their final destination was The Crosswalk Church in Redlands for the annual *One Project conference. This group of students were selected because of their dedication to spiritual leadership at

By |March 4th, 2019|