The Phoenix Chronicle

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 ...

Viviana Visits Arkansas

Mauricio Palacios

October 30, 2017


Filed under Features, Meet Me

Who doesn't like going on vacations to a different state than where they live in? Senior Viviana Roman  traveled to Arkansas during the summer to go to a quinceanera party with her whole family for a week. Roman was lucky enough  to go on vacation with her family to Arkansas for  a sweet 15 party. She stay...

A Whole New World

A Whole New World

Yamid Juarez

October 12, 2017


Filed under Features, Meet Me

Hot, humid, and red clay; Georgia, a desert compared to the city life here in Chicago. Senior Miguel Apreza went to basic this summer to prepare himself  when he goes to the reserves in Fort Benning, Georgia, a huge step forward for him.   “ I do believe that I will be able to face a different environ...

Morelia and Street Soccer

Morelia and Street Soccer

Larry Cornelio

October 5, 2017


Filed under Meet Me, Sports

Despite all the work and stress, she was still able to play soccer.  Senior Morelia Lara won second place in the nation for street soccer her junior year. She is a very competitive soccer player and she plays on many different soccer teams. Lara played in Philadelphia because her coach asked her to play....

Enter Uriah

Jonathan Baltazar

October 5, 2017


Filed under Meet Me

Most people play sports like basketball, football, and soccer to stay fit,but what about fighting? Most people do not realize how fit one needs to be just to last in a 15 minute fight. Just think about how fast Conor McGregor got tired when fighting Floyd Mayweather. Junior Uriah Allen started doing martial art...

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