The Phoenix Chronicle

Officer of the Future

Damien Ponce

December 6, 2018


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Getting paid to be at sporting events  and concerts is not your typical after school job. However, it is a reality for one senior. Senior Josh Smith is working in security now because he plans to an officer in the future.   Smith has the rank  of a cadet Captain and has set a goal  to become an of...

A Milestone for Phoenix

A Milestone for Phoenix

Uriah Allen

December 5, 2018


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Communities in Schools of Chicago is a dropout prevention organization with a mission to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.  “I attended Bogan HS… I Wasn’t sure of what I wanted to do after high school. I attended Kennedy King...

Heritage Day

Heritage Day

Jennifer Ortega

December 5, 2018


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Every fall in October, Phoenix Military Academy hosts an event called Heritage day. These events are the kind that everyone enjoys the most because we get to try new food, show our tradition and dance take out. “I enjoyed dancing the music that was played during the event while I was there, but what...

It’s Just an Illusion

Kenny Wilkerson

December 5, 2018


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  Junior Kevin Vargas performs magic tricks for students and teachers at PMA. Vargas has been performing and studying magic for five years. “My favorite trick is called the color changing card, my second favorite one is called sandwich by David Blaine,” said Vargas. Vargas leaves h...

Posse Finalists

Posse Finalists

Kimberly Alvardo

December 5, 2018


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For those that don’t know about Posse, it’s a full tuition scholarship program that is partnered schools across the country. Only 10-11 students out of thousands who apply receive the scholarship.. The level of competition for this scholarship is rigorous. To receive the scholarship , there is  a pr...

Teacher For A Day

Lesly Garcia

December 5, 2018


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Senior Jazzlyn Gavina was one of the many cadets who taught elementary students on November 16, 2018 at Mary Lyon Elementary about money as a part of Junior Achievement. “I honestly felt that it was going to be challenging since teaching kids at a young age about money, saving, and the modern wa...

Hard Working Skills

Nia Hawkins

December 5, 2018


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Senior Daveon Debose spent his summer like regular summers outside of school going to the lake, working a part time job. Later in the summer he found a better job that was much better at UPS.  He enjoyed his summer and his favorite memory was spending time with his family who came to visit his little si...

Posse experience

Destiny Dotson

December 5, 2018


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Senior April De La Cruz is a intelligent smart young lady. She was picked for posse with 2,000 other kids. She is trying to get a posse scholarship so that she can go to school and have it paid for. April had to stages for this scholarship and the first round wasn't so great. “The first day was ...

Managing Time and Life

Yadira Medina

December 3, 2018


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Football is one of the most popular sports in the United States, with over 100 million fans waiting for the Super Bowl every year.The culture of the sport is also felt in high school, which senior Luciano Alvarez knows this very well. Alvarez has been playing football since his sophomore year at P...

Boys Softball Season Cut Short

Daveon Debose

November 28, 2018


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  This year the boy’s softball team entered the season with high hopes and expectations. Sadly their season was cut short after only playing 10 games with a historic Phoenix record of 9-1.   “It has been a really bad impact on me because this is my senior year and I was reall...

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