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Ecuadorian Adventures

Ecuadorian Adventures

Junior Gamez

October 6, 2017


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Despite being 17 some people have not met all of their family. Senior Michelle Enriquez traveled to Ecuador with her family in July to meet more of her family. “I traveled, met new people, spent more time with family,”said Enriquez. In addition, to meeting new family members, Enriquez explored a new ...

ASM Art in the Summer

ASM Art in the Summer

Steven Monroy

October 6, 2017


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This summer senior Jonathan Aviles participated in After School Matters Art at Phoenix Military Academy, making different art pieces around the school, making the school stand out more by using the materials given by Mr. Griffin. ASM Art is an organization provided by CPS for students to paint pieces to...

Mauricio’s Vacation

Viviana Roman

October 6, 2017


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On December 19th, 2016 senior Mauricio Palacios and his family drove to Guanajuato, Mexico to visit family and friends for three weeks. Palacios had a long drive to Guanajuato because they decided to drive from Chicago to Mexico.  It took them two days and one night to get there. “I arrived to ...

Briana’s Volleyball Journey

Briana’s Volleyball Journey

Edwin Genchi

October 6, 2017


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Volleyball was a sport that junior Briana Quezada did not want to play. However, she found a way to enjoy it after being forced to play  during her gym class in middle school, now she is a member of the Phoenix Military Academy Lady Firebirds volleyball team. Quezada enjoys playing in volleyball ga...

Cynthia’s Trip to Mexico

Shelsey Morales

October 6, 2017


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Phoenix students love traveling during and out of school, even if it’s a family vacation.Senior Cynthia Rosales flew to Mexico to visit family two summers ago as part of her vacation. Rosales went to Mexico to visit her mother’s side of the family. She stayed in Angangueo for a month, though she di...

Mauricio’s Vacation

Viviana Roman

October 5, 2017


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  On December 19th, 2016 senior Mauricio Palacios and his family drove to Guanajuato, Mexico to visit family and friends for three weeks. Palacios had a long drive to Guanajuato because they decided to drive from Chicago to Mexico.  It took them two days and one night to get there. “I ar...

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


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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...

Effect of Bullying

Lauren Smith

October 4, 2017


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Being a victim of bullying in the first grade is something someone will always remember. Senior Devonte Thompson turned his negative situation into a positive outcome when he started mixed martial arts. He saw it as an outlet to relieve stress and learn how to properly defend himself.   I...

Meet Me: Yadira Figureoa

Isaac Martinez

October 4, 2017


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What  do most people do after school? Probably not babysit 11 kids! Junior Yadira Figueroa babysits up to 11 kids everyday after school at her house because she likes to help her family out.   “I babysit my cousins and siblings at my house. I babysit them when they come out of school whic...

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