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Alumni Day 2016

Alumni Day 2016

Ryan Sanchez, Editor
January 13, 2017
Filed under Features

On the Thursday, December 22nd, Phoenix Military Academy had its annual alumni day.  Over 50 former students returned to PMA to give helpful advice about future plans such as college and jobs.  The event took place in the gym and auditorium.  Many students agree that that information given to them ...

Sophomore year

Lesley Delgado
January 12, 2017
Filed under Meet Me

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 ...

Go After Your Goals

Go After Your Goals

Michael Bahena
January 12, 2017
Filed under Features

Senior Jose Gonzalez had the idea to host the first gaming tournament at Phoenix Military Academy.The gaming tournament is to help fundraise the Seattle journalism trip and help improve the yearbook. “It’s going to help us fund our trip to Seattle for journalism,” said Gonzalez. Gonzalez...

Meet Ismael Eumana the Boxer

Meet Ismael Eumana the Boxer

Kevin Estrada
January 11, 2017
Filed under Features, Meet Me

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...

New Sheriff In Town

Salvador Gonzalez
January 11, 2017
Filed under Features, News

With a new school year, came a new colonel for Phoenix Military Academy. Everyone welcomed her with a big “hooah” to make her feel like home. Although some cadets miss our last Colonel, there's nothing that can be done to bring him back. “I wish he stayed for our last year,” said senior Ed...

More Than One Responsibility

More Than One Responsibility

Yareli Soto
January 11, 2017
Filed under Features

At Phoenix Military Academy, many senior students are getting jobs in order to start saving money for when they go to college next year. Students may struggle with having to go to school and attend work, due to their many responsibilities. There is a lot of conflict when it comes to working a late shift and t...

Scholarship Information Session

Elizabeth Sotelo
December 23, 2016
Filed under Features

Chicago Public Schools and the City Colleges of Chicago collaborated and created an event for incoming college freshmen at DePaul University. This fair was about scholarships. There were many representatives from colleges that had scholarship information. Many of the requirements were to have a 3.0 GPA and at l...

Chemistry Within Grades

Bryan Sanchez
December 21, 2016
Filed under Editorials, Features, News, Phoenix Says

In Phoenix Military Academy, AP Chemistry was introduced last year; however, it dropped some student’s grades and changed their schedules.   Students in AP Chemistry are engaged in  a very rigorous class with only 98 minutes of working, studying, taking notes and asking questions. The c...

Free Condoms for Everyone?

Valentin Fernandez
December 21, 2016
Filed under Features

At Phoenix Military Academy there are plenty of clubs and groups that help the school. One of the most helpful clubs is the Student Voice Committee, which helps students voice their opinions and spread awareness of  issues that affect students. “There is no voice, no cadet can say anything with...

Are you bored with the school curriculum?

Destiny Taylor
December 21, 2016
Filed under Features

Students are bored in school. When was the last time students had hands on training in the classroom? Do schools still offer experiments for the science classes? Senior Yarmese Townsend attends Phoenix Military Academy. She takes the needed courses to graduate but she wants to learn more things that wil...

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