The Phoenix Chronicle

Not Open

Joshua Smith

March 15, 2019


Filed under Features, Opinions

“Not open”, “can’t be in here we are having a meeting”, and “I can’t print my paper”. These are the things you would hear from a Phoenix Military Cadet, why? The library is a place where cadets can go to study, use the computers, check out a book, and even print a paper or two. The libra...

Who’s your crush?

Who’s your crush?

Graciela Batalla

March 14, 2019


Filed under Features, Uncategorized

  On Valentines day, PMA always gives the option to send a small gift with a note or remain anonymous. The gift is different each year, depending on what they are selling. Last year the school sold  in the cafeteria, this year, however, the National Honor Society (NHS) took charge and sold Crus...

Debaters at Harvard

Debaters at Harvard

Alexander Valle

March 14, 2019


Filed under Features

Not many students cannot say they have visited Harvard let alone competed at such a prestigious school, but senior Joel Cortes and junior Luis Trejo achieved both. The duo from the PMA debate team flew out to Cambridge, Massachusetts to compete in the 45th Harvard National Forensics Tournament on the 16t...

Becoming Vice President

Destiny Dotson

March 14, 2019


Filed under Features

Roland Paris: Coach, Athletic Director, Head of Security, and now Vice President of The Fresh Start Scholarship. Paris has been in this organization for 8 years and on his 9th year he was nominated for the role of vice president.To become vice president he has to raise money and perform at the events...

Meet the new coach!

Meet the new coach!

D'ajahnae Croft

March 14, 2019


Filed under Features, Sports

Morelia Lara is a 2018 PMA graduate and now college student at The University of Illinois at Chicago. Even with her busy schedule, she still manages to make time for the sport she loves. This time, however, she’s not the player. She’s the coach. Many PMA graduates come back to work here. Most just want to giv...

We Are the Art

We Are the Art

Bisali Pinto

March 13, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

Nothing speaks louder than a poem made from the heart. Junior Isaiah Carrasquillo created a poem and competed against many other schools for this year’s Louder Than A Bomb competition. Carrasquillo ended up placing as a Quarter Finalist and moved on to compete in Semi Finals. He was the first person...

Cadets of the Quarter

Cadets of the Quarter

Yadira Figueroa

March 5, 2019


Filed under Features

Being Cadet of the Quarter shows that a person is very dedicated and also recognizes the effort put into their school work.. Many cadets were recognized for being Cadets of the Quarter on February 27, 2019 for their hard work academically. The cadets have demonstrated that they have been dedi...

Flagline Wins State

Flagline Wins State

Kenny Wilkerson

February 20, 2019


Filed under Features

Success is no accident, and it showed when the PMA Flagline performed in Springfield, Illinois at the Bank of Springfield Center for the Illinois Drill Team Association state finals. Prior to competing for the state title, they rehearsed their routine several times for many hours leaving coaches Darr...

IJEA Yearbook Awards

IJEA Yearbook Awards

Juan Cuevas

February 19, 2019


Filed under Features

Mrs. Fernandez is the PMA Journalism teacher and she’s done her job right. She's been teaching journalism for 8 years and has won a considerable amount of awards. However, recently the team won a few awards that added to their collection of accomplishments. Competing against six schools in the Illi...

She’s a Scottie!

Cindy Nunez

February 14, 2019


Filed under Features

The Posse Foundation, a scholarship program, helps students with great leadership abilities receive full tuition at one of their many partner schools in the U.S. Senior Estrella Villa, a student of great leadership skills, has earned her spot at the final stage of the interview process and has been ...

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