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Sammy’s New Year’s Resolutions

Sammy’s New Year’s Resolutions

Kayla Webster

March 3, 2017


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Every year, people all over the world start off the new year with goals set to better themselves. Phoenix’s very own, Sammy Ortega, has some New Year’s resolutions this year, but they are not exactly traditional. Usually, New Year’s resolutions are simple things such as eating better, working ...

Meeting Arieonna

Meeting Arieonna

Kayla Webster

February 2, 2017


Filed under Features, Meet Me

Arieonna Smith is a 16 year old junior at Phoenix Military Academy and is a Second Lieutenant in Eco Company. She participates in the Kelly Poetry Club and attends the School of Art Institute of Chicago college art classes on Saturdays. Smith has been attending Phoenix since her freshman year and is ...

Meet Ivan Ramos

Daniel Castanon

February 2, 2017


Filed under Meet Me

At a small school, many people don’t really get to know about their classmate’s personal life. Many students do not n't get  recognition for their achievements  because they like to leave right after school.  After attending high school for three years junior Ivan Ramos has been a very quiet stu...

Meet Lesly Alvarez

Salvador Gonzalez

February 1, 2017


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Phoenix is full with some of the friendliest, smartest, talented students but not everyone has a chance to meet every single cadet in the school. For example, senior Lesly Alvarez is one of the top 10 students since freshman year. Although she's top 10, her life hasn't always been all about school. ...

Meet Ethan Nevarez

Meet Ethan Nevarez

Sammy Ortega

January 20, 2017


Filed under Features, Meet Me

Phoenix Military Academy is a particularly small school. Being a small school it would be assumed that students would know each other on a more personal level, but that doesn't seem to be the case. In the freshmen class there are hundreds of personalities. Some of these personalities range from ...

Meet Aiden Terry

Meet Aiden Terry

Mariana Martinez

January 20, 2017


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Most of the time, freshmen are usually the outcasts of high school because they just started their high school experience. Therefore, they don’t have much to say about the “high school life.”Aiden Terry is one of those freshmen. One of the few traditions at Phoenix Military Academy is to star...

Sophomore year

Sophomore year

Lesley Delgado

January 12, 2017


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Sophomore year can be the most stressful year of all. Jose Gonzalez is a sophomore at Phoenix Military Academy who enjoys photography and hopes to pursue a career in photography.   Transition from freshman to sophomore year Gonzalez had a challenge on how to balance school work. “One of the mai...

Meet Ismael Eumana the Boxer

Meet Ismael Eumana the Boxer

Kevin Estrada

January 11, 2017


Filed under Features, Meet Me

Many students don't know senior Ismael Eumana or his true passion. Some people may not know that he's a  great boxer and that he has won six  fights. “ I started boxing at the age 13. I never took it seriously until I turned  15 and had my own  personal trainer, he trained me for a whole year...

Meet Mr. Boehm

Ryan Sanchez

December 21, 2016


Filed under Features, Meet Me

This year, Phoenix Military Academy (PMA)  had significant changes.  One of the negative changes is having no music program whatsoever.  However, Phoenix gave birth to a new opportunity: engineering. As some of the students might recall from last year, the Pentagon donated $6 million for Science ...

Meet Esteban Pinto

Valentin Fernandez

November 17, 2016


Filed under Features, Meet Me

The quietest kids often have the best stories and most exciting lives. Throughout all four years that Esteban Pinto has been at Phoenix Military Academy he has been known for being one of the most introverted cadets. While he might be known for being shy, he has a lot of great stories that most of us...

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