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Changing Lives at SchoolEducation
Changing Lives at School

June 9, 2022

Amidst all the challenges going on in our world, it’s uplifting to see students and families being impacted for eternity as a result of Adventist Christian Education. Three schools in particular have witnessed spiritual growth this year.

Hood View Takes Kindergarten to the ForestEducation
Hood View Takes Kindergarten to the Forest

April 7, 2022

In Boring, Oregon, Hood View Adventist School is offering a unique learning environment for young students through a “Forest Kindergarten” program. Rather than spending the school day in a traditional classroom, Lizzie Segoria teaches her eight kindergarten students in a forest classroom behind the school.  

God's Champion, Our Hero: David Davies Retires After 32 Years in Adventist EducationEducation
God's Champion, Our Hero: David Davies Retires After 32 Years in Adventist Education

June 22, 2021

After serving as a superintendent in the Oregon Conference for 8 years, David Davies will be retiring this June 2021. In his 32 years in Adventist Education as a champion for God’s kids, his range of experience has been vast. He has taught students in grades four through college and served as principal, in addition to his years as superintendent.

Bob Johnson, PAA Mathematics Teacher, Retires After 39 Years of TeachingEducation
Bob Johnson, PAA Mathematics Teacher, Retires After 39 Years of Teaching

June 10, 2021

Bob Johnson, a mathematics teacher at Portland Adventist Academy (PAA), is retiring this June 2021 after 39 years of teaching. Initially, Johnson had planned on a career in medicine, but after a year at Loma Linda University, he decided he wanted to teach.

PAES Teacher Nancy Stinson Retires after 37 years in Education Education
PAES Teacher Nancy Stinson Retires after 37 years in Education

June 3, 2021

This June 2021, Portland Adventist Elementary School (PAES) will bid farewell to a pillar of their institution, Nancy Stinson, as she retires. After graduating from the University of Oregon, Stinson began her first full year of teaching at PAES and remained there for the rest of her 37-year career.