Postponed! International Food Festival is Coming Spring 2019

UPDATE! 

The International Food Festival has been posteponed for a future date yet to be determined. 

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We’re having an International Food Festival […]

By |October 1st, 2018|

Principal Search Update

October 3 – Principal Search Update
On October 2, 2018, the Portland Adventist Academy board unanimously voted to name Mechelle Peinado interim principal for the remainder of the 2018-19 school year. 

The search for a permanent principal will resume in January. All […]

By |September 26th, 2018|

Pray for PAA with Moms in Prayer

Our school family is blessed to have a caring team of Moms in Prayer. We encourage our PAA moms, grandmas, aunts, and friends to join Linda Mackett each Monday at 8:30am here at PAA as she leads this dedicated group […]

By |September 12th, 2018|

Three Things to do to Keep PAA Safe

In effort to keep our students safe and our campus secure we need your teamwork! Here are three ways you can help.

1) Join the Chorus of Concerns regarding Homeless Camps

The dangers that can arise from homeless camps near our school […]

By |August 15th, 2018|

U.S. History Tour Summer 2019 – What to Expect

NOTE: While this class is currently full, you’re welcome to put your name on a waiting list in case a spot opens up. Sign up: HERE.

By completing the 2019 Summer U.S. History Class, you’ll fulfill an entire year of U.S. History credit […]

By |August 15th, 2018|

PAA Highlights at the NAD Teachers’ Convention

The North American Division 2018 Teachers’ Convention comes to an end today.

Thousands of Adventists teachers and principals from all over the country have been meeting this week to learn, grow, and be inspired.

At this year’s convention, our Spanish teacher, Rita Barrett, […]

By |August 9th, 2018|

PAA’s Pastor Stephen Lundquist Receives National Award for Excellence

Pastor Stephen Lundquist, Portland Adventist Academy (PAA) Bible teacher and Religion Department Chair, was honored Tuesday night, August 7, 2018, with an Excellence in Teaching Award from the Alumni Awards Foundation (AAF). He was recognized for demonstrating outstanding professionalism, creativity, […]

By |August 7th, 2018|

Our Thanks to Jason Bibb / Looking Forward

Portland Adventist Academy thanks Jason Bibb for his four years of service; first as Vice Principal of Finance and later as Principal. Mr. Bibb announced his resignation earlier this week:
      “I am writing this letter to let you […]

By |August 3rd, 2018|

Your Chance to Support our Athletes!

Be a fan! Show your love! Support your teams!
The 19th Annual Cougar Golf Tournament happens August 26 and it’s your chance to be true to your school. This event is vital to our athletics department, benefiting the rich aspect of […]

By |July 10th, 2018|

Fernanda’s World Is Her Mission Field

Congratulations, Fernanda Rinza, class of 2018!

Fernanda is PAA’s winner of the Caring Heart Award and Scholarship from the North Pacific Union Conference and was presented to her at PAA’s graduation last month.

Ask anyone who knows Fernanda Rinza and they’ll tell […]

By |July 9th, 2018|

Our Thanks to Pastor Monte

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 joins the pastoral staff at Kettering Seventh-day Adventist Church as an administrative pastor later this month.

Monte says […]

By |June 1st, 2018|

Students Show Terminal Cancer Patient Love : An Inside Out Service Day Story

‘You’re loved. You’re cared for. You’re valued.’

These words can make all the difference to someone facing a terminal cancer diagnosis, months of recovery after a heart attack, or isolation due to years of a debilitating mental illness.

This is the daily […]

By |May 31st, 2018|