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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...

Mrs. Flint

Mrs. Flint

Alondra Quiroz

November 14, 2017


Filed under Features, Meet Me

A new member to the Phoenix Firebird family has Joined the sophomore team. This year the Phoenix staff welcomed Mrs.Flint,  who is teaching Writing Workshops to the sophomores. Before Phoenix Military Academy Mrs.Flint worked at Maine South High School for 20 years. She taught English  I, II, a...

Finally! City Finals!

Odalis Torres

November 14, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Features, News

  This Saturday the Cross Country team participated in the City Finals; although they came placing 17th they made it this far. “The seasons for Cross Country always progressed, but this year has been the best year we’ve had so far,” said senior Kiara Balleza. For Balleza, starting jun...

Running The Way Into Regionals

Running The Way Into Regionals

Yadira Figueroa

November 9, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Features, Meet Me, Other Activities, Sports, Uncategorized

Running is full of sweat, hard work, energy, and a good mindset, which is needed to work the way to the top.   The Cross Country team attended a race at the Lincoln Zoo Park on October 5th and gave it their all because their efforts and practice counts for the championships.   This is ...

Game Ready

November 7, 2017


Filed under Features

While game day gets closer, senior Miguel Apreza gives a little insight on what he does to focus before football games.  On September 21, 2017 before the game, Miguel Apreza listened to music to clear his mind of distractions on the bus before the game. “The type of music I listen to is Hip Hop ...

A New Beginning

A New Beginning

Kenny Wilkerson

November 7, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Features, Other Activities, Sports

Every story has an end but in life every end is a new beginning.   Pma’s boy’s baseball and softball coach, Craig Griffin, recently left PMA to go to Wisconsin for a better job opportunity. Griffin’s will be missed by his players   “Take care of yourself, keep in touch,...

Injured

Miguel Apreza

November 7, 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...

Twenty Juniors and Five Seniors Participate in Chicago Ideas Week

Twenty Juniors and Five Seniors Participate in Chicago Ideas Week

November 2, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

The Chicago Ideas Week program is a month-long event from October 3-October 21, 2017 providing 500 high school students from across Chicago direct access to Chicago Ideas Week and special programs designed for students. This includes direct access with globally recognized thought leaders, new experience...

Rapping her Way to Hamilton

Rapping her Way to Hamilton

Keilyn Torres

November 1, 2017


Filed under Features

Junior Winter Smith was offered the opportunity to represent the famous Hamilton play in Utah. Hamilton is an American play about the life of Alexander Hamilton, written by Lin-Manuel Miranda . In February of 2017 Hamilton offered a show to over 1,800 students from different CPS schools in an effort ...

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