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Injured

Miguel Apreza

December 13, 2017


Filed under Features

Here at Phoenix Military Academy the football team has some pretty interesting stories when it comes to the injuries that some of the players have suffered while playing. However, they push on  because they are determined to win until they reach state.   The sport is physically demanding and not ma...

Hot Chocolate Run!

Hot Chocolate Run!

Jonathan Aviles

December 13, 2017


Filed under Features

On November 27, 2017 Marilyn Ramirez participated in the Hot Chocolate Run at McCormick place hosted by Katie Fernandez, as a way to show her appreciation for the city of Chicago. Just like the city of Chicago, McCormick place is huge! These events bring people from around the city, but also brin...

Chicago Scholars Onsite

Reyna Moreno

December 6, 2017


Filed under Features

Many seniors took time out of their summer to attend workshops with Ms.Bosques and prepare for the Onsite. Cadets had to complete the Common App ahead of time, meet specific deadlines, and complete supplement essays. At the Onsite, one hundred and seventy nine selective colleges and universities from ...

Drivers Ed

Samantha Lozano

December 6, 2017


Filed under Features

Driving is something that teens look forward to as most of the time it means more freedom. At Phoenix, students are forced to take Drivers Ed in order to be able to graduate. Senior, Alma Sebastian, has to take it during her last year, along with half of the senior class, so they can graduate. “I ...

Teen Boxer

Edwin Alvarez

December 5, 2017


Filed under Meet Me

Senior Aaron Rivera is a boxer from the south side of Chicago who just returned from basic training after enlisting in The Illinois National Guard as a medic. Rivera started boxing at the age of eight because of his uncle.   He is now looking towards taking next big step into his future b...

Drill Competition

Drill Competition

Michelle Enriquez

November 30, 2017


Filed under Features

Senior Derrick Flores, being in drill is something quite difficult for some due to being in drill since freshman year. Flores has gained many skills in his marching for drill. Flores is also in color guard, which gives him a better advantage than some since he is advanced in this.   “ Drill...

Nice to Meet You Mentor

Uriah Allen

November 28, 2017


Filed under Features

On October 26, 2017, Phoenix Military Academy held a gathering for the iMentor volunteers and the juniors to finally meet each other.   The juniors were anxious to meet their mentors in person for the first time after they received a paper where it states their mentor’s name and occupation.   ...

14 Tango Juarez

Edwin Genchi

November 22, 2017


Filed under Features

Senior Yamid Juarez, decided to enlist into the Army, Active Duty, in the month of September at MEPS (Military Entrance Processing). Joining the Army isn’t for everyone, and Juarez showed that she had the courage to do so, especially since she decided to go Active Duty, which means she will be working...

A New Challenge

Yamid Juarez

November 15, 2017


Filed under Features

Senior Briana Clay applied during junior year to join the Phoenix Yearbook, and now as a senior she is working hard to be the best. Clay’s application process consisted of writing one article to show journalism teacher, Mrs. Fernandez, she deserves to be a  yearbook editor.   “I was v...

Vote for the Seniors

Vote for the Seniors

Yadira Figueroa and Staff

November 15, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

Senior Odalis Torres, Alondra Quiroz, and Arieonna Smith applied for the Expressions Challenge Scholarship that is a $2,000 dollar scholarship awarded  by Walgreens. In order to win this scholarship they need enough votes to make it to the next round. The first round involves public votes. Voters c...

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