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Meet Lesly Alvarez

Salvador Gonzalez
February 1, 2017
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Phoenix is full with some of the friendliest, smartest, talented students but not everyone has a chance to meet every single cadet in the school. For example, senior Lesly Alvarez is one of the top 10 students since freshman year. Although she's top 10, her life hasn't always been all about school. Â...

Meet Ethan Nevarez

Meet Ethan Nevarez

Sammy Ortega
January 20, 2017
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Phoenix Military Academy is a particularly small school. Being a small school it would be assumed that students would know each other on a more personal level, but that doesn't seem to be the case. In the freshmen class there are hundreds of personalities. Some of these personalities range from ...

Meet Aiden Terry

Meet Aiden Terry

Mariana Martinez
January 20, 2017
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Most of the time, freshmen are usually the outcasts of high school because they just started their high school experience. Therefore, they don’t have much to say about the “high school life.”Aiden Terry is one of those freshmen. One of the few traditions at Phoenix Military Academy is to star...

Sophomore year

Lesley Delgado
January 12, 2017
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Sophomore year can be the most stressful year of all. Jose Gonzalez is a sophomore at Phoenix Military Academy who enjoys photography and hopes to pursue a career in photography.   Transition from freshman to sophomore year Gonzalez had a challenge on how to balance school work. “One of ...

Meet Ismael Eumana the Boxer

Meet Ismael Eumana the Boxer

Kevin Estrada
January 11, 2017
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Many students don't know senior Ismael Eumana or his true passion. Some people may not know that he's a  great boxer and that he has won six  fights. “ I started boxing at the age 13. I never took it seriously until I turned  15 and had my own  personal trainer, he trained me for a whole year...

Meet Mr. Boehm

Ryan Sanchez
December 21, 2016
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This year, Phoenix Military Academy (PMA)  had significant changes.  One of the negative changes is having no music program whatsoever.  However, Phoenix gave birth to a new opportunity: engineering. As some of the students might recall from last year, the Pentagon donated $6 million for Science ...

Meet Esteban Pinto

Valentin Fernandez
November 17, 2016
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The quietest kids often have the best stories and most exciting lives. Throughout all four years that Esteban Pinto has been at Phoenix Military Academy he has been known for being one of the most introverted cadets. While he might be known for being shy, he has a lot of great stories that most of us...

A New Firebird

Wendy Nunez
November 16, 2016
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Joshua Cross has been teaching at Phoenix Military Academy for over a month because he wanted to provide students with a better understanding of math. Although Phoenix might be Level 1 Plus, that doesn't mean that it doesn't have its flaws. Everything could always use some improvements in order to cr...

Welcome to PMA Mr. Gaetjens!

Welcome to PMA Mr. Gaetjens!

Christian Gutierrez
October 17, 2016
Filed under Features, Meet Me

  Over the years, Phoenix Military Academy has been home to some of the most hard working staff in the state. The quality of education taught here by teachers has seen PMA recognized as the 8th best school in Illinois. This year, PMA has a new addition to their family, counselor Mr. Jan Gaetj...

Meet Mr. Cross

Meet Mr. Cross

Alejandra Olaguez
October 7, 2016
Filed under Features, Meet Me

Phoenix Military Academy welcomed a couple of new faculty members to the Firebird family. Joshua Cross, the new math teacher, has been received with open arms at Phoenix, and hopes to impact students so that they reach an adequate level of confidence.    Cross started his teaching career in the Flo...

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