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Water Tower Strike

Angel Aguirre

December 18, 2015


Filed under Features

It was Friday November 27, 2015, cold and yet frustrating due to the strike that was going on for the Chicago police officer who shot his Laquan Mcdonald 16 times. They had decided to block any Black Friday shoppers from entering the store. This not only affected customers, but employees who work...

Marching Into Fourth Place

Starie Brown

December 18, 2015


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On December 5, 2015, the Phoenix upper drill team won fourth place in the annual drill competition, at Westinghouse College Prep High School by staying motivated and doing their best. “I am preparing to do better by practicing, so that I would be in the same mindset,” said senior Taylar Tramil. ...

The Bowlers Life

December 17, 2015


Filed under Features, Sports, Winter Sports

Angelica Risper 16 years old in tenth grade choose bowling because it is a stress reliever and it is the easiest sport  to do with the friends that have grown up with since middle school. She has been bowling for about eight years. In those many  years of bowling Risper learned that bowling was her be...

Halloween Costumes

Tabatha Scott

December 17, 2015


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As Halloween draws closer, students and some teachers are busy picking out their costumes. Unfortunately, students don't always pick the most appropriate costumes. Teachers could be in a position to help change that. “It is very sad watching a kid come to school without a costume when everybody els...

Congratulations Cadet!

Congratulations Cadet!

Jennifer Baeza

December 17, 2015


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Congratulations to senior Abraham Velasquez who received the Sheriff's Youth Service Medal of Honor on November 9, 2015. He was the only one from Phoenix Military Academy to receive this award. “The reason why I got the medal was because I have 359 service learning hours, which counting 150 made...

C3 to a Rise

C3 to a Rise

Erik Bernabe

December 17, 2015


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Over Thanksgiving break the Phoenix Military Academy conservation club held a competition to see which PMA student was able to gather the most recyclable items. Students in conservation club help PMA become a recyclable school. The conservation club (C3) is led by Biology teacher Dr. Jaji and students. ...

Pennies For Patients

Pennies For Patients

Madeline Moreno

December 14, 2015


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Leukemia is blood cancer, it hinders the body's ability to fight infection causing the person to become weaker. This affects many families by wondering if Leukemia may return develop again or the feeling of resentment. Therefore, National Honor Society  has began a fundraiser for leukemia patients. Soph...

Embarking on a New Journey

Genesis Vasquez

December 11, 2015


Filed under Features

This past summer, seniors Elizabeth Castro, Battalion Commander, Anthony Labrado, and Salvador Colunga went to Basic Training (BCT). Many citizens take on the role of being a soldier for the United States through the Army, Marines, Coast Guard, Air Force, or Navy. Some of those people do it for vario...

Friends Worry About Eduardo Macedonio

Friends Worry About Eduardo Macedonio

Christian Gutierrez

December 10, 2015


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Christian Gutierrez Eduardo Macedonio is a junior here at Phoenix Military Academy. On November 19, Macedonio went through a life threatening surgery on the back of his head to prevent the skin cancer from doing further damage to his body. He hasn't returned to school since. He was having surg...

Horror Movies: Are you Frighten Or Fascinated?

Horror Movies: Are you Frighten Or Fascinated?

Yvonne Flores

December 9, 2015


Filed under Features

The season of darkness and cold wind tantalizes the mind of mystery. Grabbing  a bowl of popcorn and a side of snacks are the perfect recipe for a night of terror. However, the intensity and gore only seem satisfying to a few people. On any night the raid of terror can appear on a silver screen, ...

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