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Model UN Students Debate World Action, Coronavirus Response
Three weeks before COVID-19 was declared a pandemic, 122 junior high and high school students from Oregon Seventh-day Adventist schools met at Portland Adventist Academy for their third annual Model United Nations.
Technology Meets Art at PAA
Technology is giving Portland Adventist Academy students a way to enhance their creative expression in art, design and music.
PAA Students Grow Beyond PAA
For nearly a decade, students at Portland Adventist Academy in Portland, Ore., have been embarking on annual off-campus adventures at the start of the school year.
PAA Embraces One-to-One Learning
This school year at Portland (Ore.) Adventist Academy (PAA), every student was issued their own Google Chromebook. One computer to every one student creates a "one-to-one school" where powerful tools and resources support meaningful learning.
PAA Teacher Publishes True Story of Cuban Finding Freedom
“I met Dionisio at the Portland Spanish Seventh-day Adventist Church,” says Rita Barrett, Spanish teacher at Portland Adventist Academy in Portland, Ore. “I was looking for volunteers to help with classroom conversation groups, and he was the firs...
PAA Pairs STEM and Project-Based Learning
In all departments and at every level, teachers at Portland Adventist Academy (PAA) are introducing students to project-based learning (PBL).
PAA Joins Care for Cuba
“Nobody in Cuba is rich, but this church was poor. I mean poor, poor. And that was the church that ended up stealing our hearts," says Rita Barrett, or "Profe" as she is called by her Spanish language students at Portland Adventist Academy (PAA) i...
The PAA Gospel Choir Mission
“The look on their faces when they first join the choir is nervousness,” says Drechelle McCray, an English teacher at Portland (Ore.) Adventist Academy (PAA) and the director of the school’s Gospel Choir club.
PAA Climbing Club Reaches New Heights
Portland Adventist Academy teacher Mark Smith followed the passion of a small group of students who loved rock climbing and guided them in the organization of the school’s first climbing club in 1997.
PAA Students Celebrate Hispanic Heritage
Students enrolled in Spanish classes at Oregon’s Portland Adventist Academy (PAA) celebrated Hispanic Heritage and Cultures Month (mid-September through mid-October) through events, contests and special cultural experiences supported by the school...