The Phoenix Chronicle

New Addition To Phoenix

New Addition To Phoenix

Adrian Diaz

March 12, 2018


Filed under Features, Meet Me

The class of  2018 is used to people leaving from their class, by choice or administrative transfer.  However,  the newest member of the senior class is Vanessa Coba and it looks like she's here to stay. “I wanted something new, and I already knew a couple of people so it was easier to adjust here than some...

Jaliyah Stephanys

Shantia Boyle

March 12, 2018


Filed under Features, Meet Me

 A senior Jaliyah Stephanys, a student who attends Phoenix Military, she enlisted in military her Junior year of high school.Jaliyah plans on doing six years in the military she mentions sometimes she feels hesitant  about going through with it. The military was more than a physical challenge for h...

Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning

Aloisius Arellano

March 6, 2018


Filed under Features, Meet Me, News

Growing up children are influenced by their elders which can affect the way they live their lives . For student teacher Mr. Curin, a major influence in becoming interested in teaching was both of his grandfathers who fought in WWII. “History has always been a fascinating subject to me.  Both o...

The Comeback

Kimmy Alvarado

February 23, 2018


Filed under Features, Meet Me, Wrestling

Cesar Villalba graduated Phoenix in 2012 has returned to coach the next generation of Phoenix Military Academy wrestlers. Since the season started Villalba has done nothing but dedicate his time to train all of the wrestlers. “I was looking forward to taking the Phoenix Wrestling team to a whole new le...

Basketball Star

Derrick Flores

February 15, 2018


Filed under Meet Me, Sports, Winter Sports

Joeliesty Romero, a sophomore in Phoenix Military Academy who loves playing basketball and enjoys being on the team. She is currently in her second year of high school and has been playing for the team since her freshman year.   “Ever since I was little I’ve always wanted to play the game...

Mr. Faloona

Mr. Faloona

Viviana Roman

February 7, 2018


Filed under Meet Me

This year, we would like to welcome Mr. Faloona to PMA. Mr. Faloona has had a lot of experience being a substitute for many schools and took the chance to be at PMA when Mrs. Nowak went on maternity leave. He is now teaching English III and Humanities to the cadets.   “I had been substitute teaching for a whil...

Ms. Novak

Alondra Quiroz

January 8, 2018


Filed under Meet Me

  This year Phoenix Military academy is introducing Ms.Novak, a new sophomore English teacher. She previously worked in the business world for eight years and then decided to delve into teaching. This led to her working at Truman College for a year teaching English 101 and later working at John H...

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...

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 Workshop to the sophomores. Before Phoenix Military Academy Mrs.Flint worked at Maine South High School for 20 years. She taught English  I, II, a...

Running The Way Into Regionals

Running The Way Into Regionals

Yadira Figueroa

November 9, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Features, Meet Me, 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 ...

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