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Portland Adventist Academy

PAA Introduces New Classes, Dual-Credit Courses

At Portland Adventist Academy, new classes like 2-D animation, American Sign Language (ASL) and music appreciation are broadening students’ minds.

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PAA Introduces Four New Teachers

“I can’t believe I get paid to be at school all day,” says Sean Kootsey, one of four new teachers at Portland Adventist Academy (PAA).

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PAA CLEP Exam Advances College-Bound Students

Portland Adventist Academy (PAA) graduates Jack Blashchishen and Andreea Hutuleac begin college this fall after excelling at the Spanish College Level Examination Program (CLEP) exam.

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PAA’s AP Psychology Course Prepares Students With Hands-on Work Experience

“We’re going to be helping a family tomorrow,” Mechelle Peinado told her Portland Adventist Academy (PAA) advanced placement (AP) psychology students. “But I want to prepare you.

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PAA Spanish Students Thrive on Mission Trips

Portland Adventist Academy (PAA) Spanish students pushed past language and cultural barriers during their mission trips to the Dominican Republic and Peru.

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PAA Student Wins Prestigious Scholarship

Portland Adventist Academy (PAA) senior and Spanish IV student Jack Blashchishen was recently awarded a prestigious scholarship for his achievement in the Spanish language.

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Child Empties Piggy Bank for a PAA Mission Trip

The story of a little child’s donation for a Portland Adventist Academy (PAA) mission trip has been rippling through the halls of PAA and the hearts of many.

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PAA Celebrates 'Linda the Legend'

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.

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PAA Students Excel in Spanish

Portland Adventist Academy (PAA) students excel in the Spanish language.

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PAA Students Take Spiritual Lead

Student leaders at Portland Adventist Academy have taken initiative to begin a new Chapel program for Small Groups.

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