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Homecoming Perspective

Jamell Gooden
November 4, 2015
Filed under Features

Many students love the idea of having a spirit week with the Spirit days of Twin Day, Throwback Thursday, Disney vs Marvel, and Red Day.   “I liked them and I personally got a chance to pick out one of the days which was Disney vs Marvel,” said junior Donecia Blount. Mostly all the students l...

Spirit Week: Movie day!

Jasmin Escojido
November 2, 2015
Filed under Features

Senior Raianna Matchem has been a student at Phoenix Military Academy for four years now. She is a part of staff this year that makes her stand out. Her plan was to watch a movie on Thursday October 15, 2015 to demonstrate the students what it was like in the 1960’s. “The people involved in the homecoming com...

Spanish Dance

Spanish Dance

Jocelyn Cruz
November 2, 2015
Filed under Features

October 13, 2015 was a day of remembrance for Phoenix Military Academy cadets. October is not only Halloween month but the ending of Hispanic Heritage Month. Around this time, PMA teachers and students prepare for the Spanish Dance. This is a dance that has been going on since 2006. In this dance, s...

Breast Cancer Awareness Success!

Breast Cancer Awareness Success!

October 30, 2015
Filed under Features

Success is all Phoenix had during Homecoming week. Phoenix Military Academy decided to hold a “Pink Day” event on October 9, 2015 to increase awareness for breast cancer. Cadet Battalion Commander senior Anthony Labrado took part in organizing and planning this event. “I was not the one...

Homecoming Court: Who Will Be Crowned?

Homecoming Court: Who Will Be Crowned?

Samuel Ferguson
October 30, 2015
Filed under Features

At PMA, any student can run for the Royal Court during Homecoming. All can compete, but only a few can be crowned. Many cadets run for various reasons even though only eight can win the royal positions. “I ran for homecoming queen because I organized and created the activities for Homecoming...

The First Firebird as an Honorary Student Board Member

The First Firebird as an Honorary Student Board Member

Genesis Vasquez
October 30, 2015
Filed under Features

Senior, Xavier Martinez is the first student at Phoenix to be chosen to be an Honorary Student Board Member of the Chicago Board of Education for the 2015-2016 school year. The student board is when a student of Chicago Public Schools, CPS, takes part in the meetings to discuss issues. Martinez will repre...

First Day Of Homecoming Week!

First Day Of Homecoming Week!

Yvonne Flores, Reporter
October 29, 2015
Filed under Features

Once a year in High school there is homecoming week. With one whole week based off a theme that consist of student ideas. This usually occurs during October where the fall sport teams are supported for their homecoming game. “I was kind of excited because I could come out of uniform,” said freshman...

Meet: Ms. Tristano

Jonathan Trujillo
October 28, 2015
Filed under Meet Me

Ms.Tristano, or “Ms.T”, which the Phoenix cadets and staff have come to know her by, has been a part of the Phoenix Military Academy staff for 3 years now. Ms.Tristano started off at Phoenix as a school counseling intern. She then helped caring and assisting the students with disabilities, until...

Cruz

Leonardo Turrado
October 28, 2015
Filed under Features

Senior Jocelyn Cruz grew up in Humboldt Park with her parents, grandparents, and her 12 year old sister. She went to Alfred Nobel Elementary which was very important to her becoming who she is today as a student. She attends Phoenix Military Academy and has a grade point average of 3.0. With her...

Turrado’s Upbringing

Jocelyn Cruz
October 28, 2015
Filed under Features

Junior Leonardo Turado has five siblings. Three sisters and two brothers; ages 22, 20, 18, 24 and 14, respectively. His siblings have influenced the way he has grown up, from what music he enjoys to the poetry he enjoys reading and writing. “I believe that people can always make a difference no...

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