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Act Six Scholarship

Act Six Scholarship

D'Ajahnae Croft

March 21, 2019


Filed under Features, News

Every senior who plans to attend college knows the struggle of trying to find money to pay for it. It’s a long, tedious, and stressful process to say the least. There is a scholarship called “Act Six,” which offers a full ride to one of the program's partner schools. Last year, PMA had one winner, ...

Imentor Pair Expedition

Cindy Nunez,

March 20, 2019


Filed under Features

The iMentor program matches students in high schools with a committed college graduate mentor, and helps guide their mentee about the college process. Senior Andrea Hernandez and Jacqueline Ortiz are students that enjoy the program and the new memories that they are making with their mentor. Hernandez...

This is Madness!

This is Madness!

Andres Vargas

March 19, 2019


Filed under Features

Every year young college basketball players seek glory in March. March Madness starts on Tuesday March 19, with a total of 68 of the best college basketball teams. Madness it is! There are so many teams participating which causes many different potential outcomes. If a team loses, they are automatica...

CPS’ Finest

Omar Perez

March 18, 2019


Filed under Features, Opinions

From forcing students to go to school in -30 degree weather to underpaying teachers so badly they cancel school for a week, CPS has earned the title of one of the worst school systems in Illinois. Now yes most inner city school systems in America are pretty bad, but CPS is on its own level. CPS is m...

Not Open

Joshua Smith

March 15, 2019


Filed under Features, Opinions

“Not open”, “can’t be in here we are having a meeting”, and “I can’t print my paper”. These are the things you would hear from a Phoenix Military Cadet, why? The library is a place where cadets can go to study, use the computers, check out a book, and even print a paper or two. The libra...

Who’s your crush?

Who’s your crush?

Graciela Batalla

March 14, 2019


Filed under Features, Uncategorized

  On Valentines day, PMA always gives the option to send a small gift with a note or remain anonymous. The gift is different each year, depending on what they are selling. Last year the school sold  in the cafeteria, this year, however, the National Honor Society (NHS) took charge and sold Crus...

Debaters at Harvard

Debaters at Harvard

Alexander Valle

March 14, 2019


Filed under Features

Not many students cannot say they have visited Harvard let alone competed at such a prestigious school, but senior Joel Cortes and junior Luis Trejo achieved both. The duo from the PMA debate team flew out to Cambridge, Massachusetts to compete in the 45th Harvard National Forensics Tournament on the 16t...

Becoming Vice President

Destiny Dotson

March 14, 2019


Filed under Features

Roland Paris: Coach, Athletic Director, Head of Security, and now Vice President of The Fresh Start Scholarship. Paris has been in this organization for 8 years and on his 9th year he was nominated for the role of vice president.To become vice president he has to raise money and perform at the events...

Meet the new coach!

Meet the new coach!

D'ajahnae Croft

March 14, 2019


Filed under Features, Sports

Morelia Lara is a 2018 PMA graduate and now college student at The University of Illinois at Chicago. Even with her busy schedule, she still manages to make time for the sport she loves. This time, however, she’s not the player. She’s the coach. Many PMA graduates come back to work here. Most just want to giv...

We Are the Art

We Are the Art

Bisali Pinto

March 13, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

Nothing speaks louder than a poem made from the heart. Junior Isaiah Carrasquillo created a poem and competed against many other schools for this year’s Louder Than A Bomb competition. Carrasquillo ended up placing as a Quarter Finalist and moved on to compete in Semi Finals. He was the first person...

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