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Wilkerson to U.S Naval Academy

Wilkerson to U.S Naval Academy

Kimberly Alvarado Monterr

April 23, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

Senior Kenny Wilkerson received the best news possible: an acceptance into the United States Naval Academy Preparatory School. “When I think of the Naval Academy I think of nothing but an opportunity, basically a golden ticket for success. It’ll open up so many doors for me in life. Having some...

Super Ms. A!

Yadira Medina

April 22, 2019


Filed under Features

For every senior, this year could be the most stressful, applying to colleges, scholarships or figuring out what to do after high school. Though making these decisions can push a student over the edge, here at Phoenix we are lucky to have Ms. Arauz. Ms. A, as she is frequently called, works alongside students to ...

Winner Winner, Chicken Dinner!

Yadira Medina

April 2, 2019


Filed under Features, News

On Friday March 22nd, a group of Phoenix Journalism students attended the Scholastic Press Association of Chicago conference at Roosevelt University. The press association recognized young writers for their work ethic and great articles. Ten schools attended this meeting in hope of winning awards for t...

Impact Day

Yamel Lopez

April 2, 2019


Filed under Features

Many people never have the chance to talk to someone about their feelings because they’re either too shy or scared to do so. Here at Phoenix Military Academy the counselors arrange an event called Impact Day every year to help students let out their feelings they been holding in. First timers th...

Golden Apple Award Winner

Golden Apple Award Winner

Cindy Nunez

March 28, 2019


Filed under Features, News, Uncategorized

Every year since 1986, Golden Apple has selected outstanding teachers to receive the prestigious Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching. This year, it came to no surprise that Mrs. Raygoza, AP Spanish teacher, won this prestigious award. Always going above and beyond for her students, Mrs. Raygoza ...

Women’s History Month

Yadira Figueroa

March 26, 2019


Filed under Features

Women’s History Month acknowledges women success to their contributions to society as well as past historical events. It shows how much advancement and played powerful roles that should be recognized. It’s a month of recognition for women. In contemporary society women have found a voice and been more e...

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...

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