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Sisterhood Bond

Manuela Chaidez

December 10, 2018


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Senior Yamel Lopez joined Sisterhood when she was a freshman and continued most of her sophomore year. She came back to the club her senior year because she wanted to create a bond with girls she didn’t know. Sisterhood is always held in Ms. Perez’s room along with Mrs. Fernandez after school on ...

Running Feet

Yadira Figueroa

December 10, 2018


Filed under Features, Sports

Cross Country requires the ability of motivation of someone who has a positive mindset and continues to keep going even with all the sweat and hard work they have to put into it their body. The cross country team had two meets on September 12 and September 29 at Prosser.  These were the first c...

In Need for a Change!

Andres Vargas

December 7, 2018


Filed under Features, Sports

Phoenix was recently named the best public high school in Chicago and usually the best schools have sports fields. Phoenix has a grass area in the back and that's about it. Teams are forced to practice in other places and the games aren't even close to the school. For example, the soccer team played...

Full Time Debater

Manuela Chaidez

December 6, 2018


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Senior Joel Cortes has debated at Phoenix for four years for fun and education. He prepares himself by doing research to be able to debate. Debating is a sport that requires a lot of planning, research and persistence in order to prepare for a competition. Debate has prepared him for his career path,...

Beat The Odds

Khalid Herron

December 6, 2018


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Derrick Rose was a point guard with the Chicago Bulls. He was a three-time NBA All-Star with the Bulls. He was the NBA Rookie of the Year in 2009.   He was 22 when he won the league's MVP in 2011. Rose is a native Chicagoan. He attended Simeon High School, where he won two state championships and was...

What will I do after high school?

What will I do after high school?

Lesly Garcia

December 6, 2018


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Senior Carlos Renteria was thinking of other options for after high school but all that changed after actually attending high school for four years since now he will be taking a different route. Many students have no idea what they want to do after high school before actually entering the high school...

Officer of the Future

Damien Ponce

December 6, 2018


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Getting paid to be at sporting events  and concerts is not your typical after school job. However, it is a reality for one senior. Senior Josh Smith is working in security now because he plans to an officer in the future.   Smith has the rank  of a cadet Captain and has set a goal  to become an of...

A Milestone for Phoenix

A Milestone for Phoenix

Uriah Allen

December 5, 2018


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Communities in Schools of Chicago is a dropout prevention organization with a mission to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.  “I attended Bogan HS… I Wasn’t sure of what I wanted to do after high school. I attended Kennedy King...

Heritage Day

Heritage Day

Jennifer Ortega

December 5, 2018


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Every fall in October, Phoenix Military Academy hosts an event called Heritage day. These events are the kind that everyone enjoys the most because we get to try new food, show our tradition and dance take out. “I enjoyed dancing the music that was played during the event while I was there, but what...

It’s Just an Illusion

Kenny Wilkerson

December 5, 2018


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  Junior Kevin Vargas performs magic tricks for students and teachers at PMA. Vargas has been performing and studying magic for five years. “My favorite trick is called the color changing card, my second favorite one is called sandwich by David Blaine,” said Vargas. Vargas leaves h...

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