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CPS will not end the school year early

CPS will not end the school year early

David Marroquin
May 24, 2017
Filed under Features, News

On April 28th, Rahm Emanuel announced that CPS will not end the school year on June 1st despite losing the funding lawsuit. This caused a great upset too many students and some teachers, and many questions are left unanswered on how CPS will afford to keep the school open until June 16th. This issue caused a lot o...

Summer STEM and Leadership Program at the Naval Academy

Samuel Ferguson
May 23, 2017
Filed under News

This summer, a few students who are a part of PMA’s Prepster Program will be visiting the Naval Academy for summer leadership and STEM seminars. These seminars will be held for one week where participants will be able to utilize their technical skills by engaging in science projects or working...

Mr. Gaetjens Recognized by the State of Illinois as the Graduate Student of the Year!

May 17, 2017
Filed under Features, News

He is one of the coolest, humblest, and sharpest members of PMA’s faculty and staff. Mr. Jahn Gaetjens, Phoenix’s newest counseling intern, was recognized by the Illinois School Counselor Association (ISCA) as the Graduate Student of the Year for going above and beyond to make a difference in...

Conference Coach of the Year: Alejandra Garcia

Abigail Smith
April 27, 2017
Filed under Features, News

On April 1st, 2017, Debate coach Alejandra Garcia attended the city championships, where they sent a survey to all coaches asking to vote for a new finalist. Garcia was voted the Conference Coach of the Year, making her a finalist for the Golden Gavel Award, the highest honor given to a coach in the U...

Regional Science Fair

David Marroquin
April 24, 2017
Filed under News, Uncategorized

  Many students remember having to work on their science fair projects when they were younger. For some, it was a complete disaster, and for others, it was a success. As for the Phoenix cadets competing in science fair this year, there was no room for mistakes. On March 19, 2017, Phoenix comp...

Archery is Back!

Brianna Concepcion
April 24, 2017
Filed under Features, News

Phoenix Military Academy Archery team is back. Throughout the years Phoenix has had an archery team they has been ranked at the top in the city of Chicago schools. At first, there was not going to be a team this year, but instead the season started a little late. Archery is not like any other sport ...

iMentor

Gisel Saucedo
March 22, 2017
Filed under News, Reviews

Phoenix has added a new program that will benefit the class of 2018 and the incoming students. The Juniors have a program called Imentor. The I mentor is a program where each cadet has a person who comes to visit them and help them whatever they need and they talk about their careers and how they got ...

Mikva Challenge Funds

Mikva Challenge Funds

Diana Guerrero, Editor
March 16, 2017
Filed under News

On February 4, 2017, PMA was granted  $3,000 to complete a project that covers mental health issues as well as  topics such as how to deal with sexual assault. Phoenix Military Academy Sisterhood and Brotherhood went to Roosevelt University to attend Mikva Challenge workshops. The groups will be working...

LTAB Indy Finals

LTAB Indy Finals

Francisco Franco
March 13, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Louder than a Bomb, LTAB, is the biggest youth poetry festival in the world. LTAB hosts bouts at different venues and high schools in Chicago. Students from all over Chicago are apart of this festival. On Sunday March 12th, two Phoenix Firebirds performed at Louder Than A Bomb’s individual semi-...

Four Star General Mark Milley Pays a Visit to PMA!

Samuel Ferguson
March 6, 2017
Filed under News

On Friday, February 17, 2017, Mayor Rahm Emanuel as well as the Chief of Staff of the United States Army, Four-Star General Mark A. Milley, visited Phoenix Military Academy. A funder of our academy, he was able to see first hand how his grants were impacting and shaping our school, taking a tour of PM...

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