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Decision, Decision

Decision, Decision

Kimberly Huerta
April 26, 2016
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For the Global Citizen Year Fellowship 2016-2017 cohort, one Phoenix Military Academy senior, Genesis Vasquez applied and has the chance to go to India for a year. “I am really excited, but at the same time confused. I really want to go to college, but if I choose to go, I will have to postpone ...

Time to get the tunes together for the Drum and Bugle competition

Gladis Martinez
April 12, 2016
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Drum and Bugle is right around the corner for the school band. It is taking place on April 30. For many of the band members it is their first competition. As for Senior Genesis Vasquez, this is her first drum and bugle competition and her first year in the school band. “This is my first year in band although I ...

Prom Ticket Raffles for Fafsa

Gladis Martinez
April 4, 2016
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On January 6, 2016, there was a raffle ticket going on for the seniors. What was being raffled were five free prom tickets. But there was a catch to be in the raffle, all seniors must submit their FAFSA confirmation page to the counselors. The reason they came across this conclusion was because they wan...

Trump Wins Illinois

Ezequiel Diaz
April 4, 2016
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On March 15,  Illinois got a chance to vote for our favorite candidate. Many believed that Donald Trump wasn’t going to win in Illinois due to the protest that was held outside the UIC Pavilion last Friday. This win brought attention to lots of people, especially Chicagoans. “I was very disappointed because many peop...

Confederate Flag Day

Jose Guel
April 4, 2016
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On March 5, The Sons of the Confederate Veterans are organizing a Confederate Flag day at Gettysburg National Military Park in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania in hopes of making the day an official holiday. The Sons of the Confederate Veterans came up with this idea when they realized that the American ...

Posse Winner Selvyn Martinez

Xavier Martinez
April 4, 2016
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The Posse Scholarship is one of the most prestigious scholarships in the country and is awarded to only the best students. Phoenix Military Academy has had numerous Posse cholars over the last couple of years and this year there are three students that were nominated. Senior Selvyn Martinez, is ...

Primary Phoenix Firebird Nomination

Primary Phoenix Firebird Nomination

Genesis Vasquez
April 4, 2016
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An unforgettable day for senior Anthony Labrado was on March 11, 2016, Congressman Luis Gutierrez went to Phoenix Military Academy to nominate Labrado to the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York. Zografo Argyres, Labrado’s mom, knows that her son is a hard worker because he has pu...

A Portrayal of History

Jaylin Lara
March 29, 2016
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On February 25,2016 a movie/play was performed to celebrate black history month in the gym. Phoenix cadets and teachers participated in this event. Samuel Ferguson and Cinthia Bustos share their reaction. “I was really shocked during the play. My mouth dropped when I saw the pregnant girl picking...

Donation to Flint Michigan

Kimberly Huerta
March 22, 2016
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Over the past few months there have been problems with the drinking water in Michigan. Lead was found in the water and was making the residents sick. In Flint, Michigan people have been trying to help out with replacing the lead contaminated water. The filtration system needs to be a replaced in order...

Microsoft Field Trip

Microsoft Field Trip

Kevin Becerra
March 18, 2016
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On March 8th, Mr. Henton took a group of students interested in the field of electronics to the Microsoft Office store in Oakbrook, to get an inside look on how this Fortune 500 company is run. On this trip senior Erik Nava was given the opportunity to explore an interesting career path and find out...

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