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Top Cadets of Quarter 3

Top Cadets of Quarter 3

Jose Cruz

March 16, 2020

In the spotlight. Each quarter two cadets from each grade level are chosen by the teachers at their grade level meeting. The cadets are nominated by a teacher then the teachers vote. They are chosen based on how hard they work and the determination shown by the cadets in class. “I felt proud th...

Diaz Accepted to West Point

Diaz Accepted to West Point

Kevin Jimenez, Reporter -

March 9, 2020

A New Path To West Point A strange feeling of excitement filled senior Ivan Diaz when he realized he will be attending West Point next fall without doubt. He was full of joy when he got the great news and is excited to start a new path next fall! West Point is highly competitive and only accepts 10...

Hair Donation

Hair Donation

Guadalupe Hilario, Reporter

March 6, 2020

Thinking about donating your hair? There are several organizations that can turn your long, healthy hair into low-cost wigs for people with cancer or with other personal causes. A wig can give self-confidence, strength, and lots of hope for someone who is struggling with the challenges of hair loss....

Stanford Bound!

Stanford Bound!

Seydi Corral, editor

March 6, 2020

Senior Belem Salgado is the first student from PMA to get accepted to Stanford University. Salgado has been number one in her class since freshman year and has always wanted to go to Stanford. She said no one in particular inspired her, but she had a lot of help from her mentors to apply. Stanford offered...

The Marathoners

The Marathoners

Oswaldo Limon, Reporter

March 6, 2020

This year two students and a teacher were determined to run the Bank of America Marathon on October 13th, together. Junior Fernando Vega and senior Juan Guerra joined the running club Students Run Chicago that came to Phoenix to recruit students. Ms. Novak, an English teacher, ran it on her own. “I...

Meet Mr. Boyd

Jocelyn Lott, reporter

March 6, 2020

Phoenix hired a new student support manager at the beginning of the year named Justin Boyd. He's here to be a support system for the kids who feel like they have no one to talk to. “I support students in many different ways,” Boyd said. He explained how he helps students. “You might need...

Diaz’s YouTube Channel

Diaz's YouTube Channel

Usbaldo Fernandez

March 4, 2020

Senior Pedro Diaz created the Life Sage YouTube channel. Diaz uploads videos of concerts he attends. He has gotten a lot of recognition  with 1,120 subscribers. The most views he has gotten is 31,0000 views on the video “ Motionless in White Live 2020 (Chicago IL)”   “I created my channel last year but I didn...

Silver Medalist

Silver Medalist

Jesus Perez, editor

March 4, 2020

Silver Medalist Phoenix Military Academy was awarded a Silver Medal for their yearbook and website The Phoenix Chronicle news site from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association. Gold Medalists are given for total scores from 800 to 1,000 points\; Silver Medalists, from 600 through 799 points\; and...

All Star Weekend

All Star Weekend

Oscar Alonso, reporter

March 3, 2020

On February 14th, 2020, NBA All Star weekend took place at the United Center in Chicago. The All Star game is a big event where the best NBA players and celebrities get together. The last All Star game in Chicago was in 1988. The game capped off on a busy weekend in Chicago, where they had a Celebrity...

Getting an Upgrade

Senior Alvin Du works on one of the new computers in Mr. McElgunn's room.

Kevin Vargas, reporter

February 21, 2020

For a long time, Mr. McElgunn’s art lab has been using the same computers. These computers had slowed down so much that students were having a hard time doing their work. In the beginning of January the art lab got an upgrade. The old computers couldn’t be fixed so newer, better computers took...

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