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A New Journey

Jennifer Baeza
October 21, 2015
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On Sunday June 21, 2015, five students from Phoenix Military Academy’s Debate Team arrived at the University of Samford in Birmingham, Alabama to stay for two weeks for debate camp. They all received a full scholarship for debate camp from  the Chicago Debate League and the school. “We arrive...

Out of the country

Out of the country

Brittany Governor
October 21, 2015
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On June 28th, 2015, senior Jennifer Baeza was on her way out of the country traveling to Punta Gorda, Belize. She stayed for one month to learn how to scuba dive, zipline, snorkel and live the life as a Belizean. “I was nervous because this was my first time traveling out of the country alone. I...

‘A Second League Towards Success’

‘A Second League Towards Success’

Diana Aguilar
October 19, 2015
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Junior Samuel Ferguson is one of the top students at Phoenix Military Academy academic wise, however he’s had a lot of help since the beginning of his high school career. He joined a college readiness program called Kappa League his freshman year that teaches young minority males skills that they can...

The Extent of Determination

Jaylin Lara
October 19, 2015
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Junior Alejandra Olaguez has always been a determined student throughout her education. She has encountered certain complications, making it challenging for her in school. On the other hand, she’s still able to pass these obstacles. Olaguez's routine commences by waking up at 4:30 in the morning...

Why To Consider Chicago a City To Live In

Why To Consider Chicago a City To Live In

Eduardo Brito
October 19, 2015
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Chicago is the City that grants amazing adventures and the most unforgettable memories. Senior Davlin Smiley has spent his entire life in Chicago and loves living here because of the many places to explore. Having perfect views from tall buildings to enjoying the sunset are both very possible in...

Ninth Grade Inspiration

Abigail Smith & Alejandra Olaguez
October 7, 2015
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Freshman Emilio Islas spent the last nine years of his life learning and perfecting his knowledge of the Italian language. Islas learned Italian in his grade school, LaSalle Language Academy, where he choose Italian over three over languages. Learning another language was a requirement that the...

Catch up with Alessia Cara

Catch up with Alessia Cara

Taylar Tramil
September 30, 2015
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Eighteen year old, Alessia Cara knows how it feels to be a wallflower, as described in her song “Here”, which gained over 500,000 total streams in the first week it was released. Cara’s song “Here” is set in a house party which her song narrates about the uncomfortable feeling of a wallflower,...

Top 10 Seniors Will Continue To Achieve Success!

Top 10 Seniors Will Continue To Achieve Success!

Cristian Martinez
March 26, 2015
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It is with excitement and great anticipation that the top 10 seniors await to graduate and finally go to college. Their time in high school is about to end and they will soon have to face the challenges that come from a college education. Most of them feel confident in their abilities. These students...

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