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TAKING ON A NEW COURSE

TAKING ON A NEW COURSE

Genesis Vasquez
October 23, 2015
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The Bank of America Marathon took place on Sunday, October 11, 2015. Over 45,000 people took the leap to run 26.2 miles on an amazing course through the city of Chicago. Former Phoenix student, Dennis Sebastian ran his second marathon this year alongside two present sophomores, Aldo Rojas and William...

Prohibitions within an Annual Event

Jaylin Lara
October 23, 2015
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Homecoming occurs annually in hopes of attendees to enjoy. It had restrictions placed as any other event. Being held at our school, students and outsiders must follow the rules, although they may disagree with them. Sophomore Jason Lua and Freshman Marisol Hernandez have opposing arguments for how...

“Seeking a future in cooking”

Shameria Jones
October 21, 2015
Filed under Features, Uncategorized

Eduardo Macedonio is a 16-year-old junior currently attending Phoenix Military Academy. Macedonio finds culinary arts as one of his side hobbies, even though he spends most of his time dedicated to school, hoping to pass with straight A’s. As well as, having a “fun day” with his friends on the...

Just A Sister in the Hood

Raianna Matchem
October 21, 2015
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Senior Jazel Pena, is a part of a sorority at Phoenix. Sisterhood is not a bond that forms overnight, but takes time in order to develop a trusting and lasting friendship. Ms.Keyser, Ms. Comeford, and Ms. Perez - who are all apart of the PMA faculty - are in charge of the Sisterhood. Their mission...

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...

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