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Valentines Dance

Jackie Valadez

February 23, 2016


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 On Friday, February, 12, 2016 Phoenix Military Academy held a school dance devoted to Valentine's Day. Junior Erik Bernabe  was looking forward to the dance. He enjoyed his time at the dance. Last year Phoenix did not hold a Valentine's day dance which upset many people who were looking forward...

PT test at UIC

Daniel Salgado

February 23, 2016


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On Wednesday, February 17, a group of seniors at Phoenix Military Academy were taken to UIC to complete a PT test and an interview. This would allow the cadets to be eligible for a two year scholarship to attend either University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago State University, or Northeastern Illinois Univer...

Ms. Bahn

Sha’dae Little

February 23, 2016


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Ms. Bahn is Phoenix Military Academy’s substitute counselor for Mrs.Matz. She has only been here for two days, but she has already been very helpful. Ms. Bahn has assisted students  with completing their Fafsas.   “Well it's only the second day, but it’s been really good so far, all the stude...

Remodeled Weight Room

Yajari Popoca

February 22, 2016


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The weight room morning sessions began January 11, 2016 and opens at six thirty every morning with Mr. Didona as the activity supervisor. Mr. Didona is a special education classroom assistant. This is his first year at Phoenix, but he has been involved with the school since 2011 with the PMA Poetry...

New Yoga Class leads to calm minds and relaxed bodies

Elizabeth Patino

February 19, 2016


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Phoenix Military Academy has recently collaborated with a program called Mindful Practices. Sophomores and juniors are currently taking the class during their JROTC period. The class provides the students with student wellness, social-emotional learning, and hip-hop yoga. “The class aims for indiv...

6 Fatally Murdered in Their Own Home

Alexis Garcia

February 19, 2016


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On February 4, 2016, six members of the Martinez family were brutally murdered inside their home. The incident happened around the 5700 block of South California Avenue.House location Their bodies were discovered after one of the members, Noe Martinez Jr, 38, had not reported to work for two days. Along with hi...

Are they playing with our education

Are they playing with our education

Diana Aguilar

February 18, 2016


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Over the Christmas break the Student Assessment of Chicago Public Schools sent an email out to the CPS teachers. The email had stated that CPS teachers should avoid test prep for juniors because of the change from ACT to SAT. This email left both teachers and students into a state of confusion. ...

Fund The BMD

Fund The BMD

Juan Romo

February 18, 2016


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In every organization, funding is a necessity for activities and workshops. On February 7th, 2016, the Brotherhood created a Go-Fund-Me page online for funding activities. “We would like to raise $1000.00 to help cover costs for enrichment activities such as guest speakers, workshops, field trip...

Sgt Hurley, Returning Firebird

Kimberly Huerta

February 18, 2016


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At PMA there is always that one Sergeant students expect to get each year in a JROTC class. In Freshmen year, students get Sgt. Gilliam, Sophomore year students get Sgt. Hurley, Junior year Sgt. Powell, and finally, Senior year Sgt. Walker. For the first time in years, freshmen going into their sopho...

Financial Literacy Class

Roberto Ocampo

February 10, 2016


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On October 21st, 2015 Phoenix Military Academy hosted a financial literacy class from Junior Achievement program for all 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th graders. The program  was organized by Mrs. Bellus.The lesson taught  students how to manage, plan and balance their financial issues in the future. The lesso...

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