(Chicago, Illinois) Teachers from the North American Division congregated at the McCormick Convention Center from August 5 to 9, 2018 to attend the 2018 NAD Teachers’ Convention. Around eight thousand teachers gathered to share, learn, deepen, and broaden the understanding and appreciation of their calling through various programs and events from breakout sessions, inspirational speakers, and exhibits with the theme “Encounter Jesus: Experience Excellence”.
Guam Adventist Academy promoted nine 6th Grade and six 8th Grade students this school year 2017-2018. The 6th Grade promotion ceremony was held on the 20th of May, 2018 in the Upper Room at the Windward Hills Campus while the 8th Grade promotion ceremony was held on May 27, 2018 at the Somnak Ballroom of Westin Resort Guam.
On the 15th of April, Guam Adventist Academy held the very first Guam Micronesian Pathfinder Fair at the Windward Hills campus. Pathfinder Clubs from all over the island participated in the very first event of its kind. Happy Family Kingfishers, Northern Pathfinders, Agat Waves, Korean Koko’s, Ordot Pathfinders, and GAA Maranatha Pathfinders attended the fair and participated in various activities that showcased their Pathfinder skills.
The GAA Handbell Choir performed "The Holy City", "Calypso in He Leadeth Me", "Pass It On with Glorify Thy Name", and "And Can It Be" during the 2018 Tumon Bay Music Festival at the Okkodo Freshman Annex Building, in Dededo.