The Phoenix Chronicle

‘You’re Ready Now’

‘You’re Ready Now’

Yamid Juarez

March 12, 2018


Filed under Features

'The first CPR class taught at Phoenix Military Academy, certified all seniors to perform CPR in case of an emergency. Mariam Perez ,from 5+1=20, linked the seniors with the American Red Cross to come teach  the essentials to recognize the signs of a heart attack and possibly save a life. “ Yo...

Jaliyah Stephanys

Shantia Boyle

March 12, 2018


Filed under Features, Meet Me

 A senior Jaliyah Stephanys, a student who attends Phoenix Military, she enlisted in military her Junior year of high school.Jaliyah plans on doing six years in the military she mentions sometimes she feels hesitant  about going through with it. The military was more than a physical challenge for h...

Making History

Making History

Kiara Balleza

March 9, 2018


Filed under Awards, Features, Showcase

It’s here, it has happened and it’s staying in the Phoenix building for history to come! Talk about the ultimate event that has ever caught everyone’s eyes! Senior Kayla Webster has won the Black History Month essay competition and a $2,500 scholarship. The award is sponsored by the City Treasu...

Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning

Aloisius Arellano

March 6, 2018


Filed under Features, Meet Me, News

Growing up children are influenced by their elders which can affect the way they live their lives . For student teacher Mr. Curin, a major influence in becoming interested in teaching was both of his grandfathers who fought in WWII. “History has always been a fascinating subject to me.  Both o...

Following The Beat

Yadira Figueroa

March 5, 2018


Filed under Features

Dancing can be one’s passion but it takes a lot of courage to dance in front of others. Dancing comes with practice, effort, motivation, etc.   Phoenix Military Academy dance team had a dance competition at Whitney Young on January 14, 2018 because that’s what they have been prepared for ...

Above and Beyond

Odalis Torres

March 5, 2018


Filed under Features

  Hard work, dedication, and hardship, are all qualities people use to describe the top 10 students. The list for top ten freshmen are very high compared to prior years. There are a total of 45 freshmen on the top 10 list all being tied to each other.     “I am somewhat proud of knowing there are ...

2018 Cadets of the Quarter

2018 Cadets of the Quarter

Lauren Smith

March 2, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Every quarter eight students are recognized for their outstanding academic efforts. Two from every grade level are chosen and rewarded with a photo of themselves placed in the hallway. This is the school’s way of showing off its students who go above and beyond when it comes to grades. Despite the...

Chicago Scholars

Kenny Wilkerson

March 2, 2018


Filed under Features

“We uniquely select, train, and mentor academically ambitious students from under-resourced communities to complete college and become the next generation of leaders who will transform their neighborhoods and our city.”- Chicago Scholars Juniors are given the opportunity to sign up for a program calle...

Be The Change

Be The Change

Shelsey Morales

February 26, 2018


Filed under Features

Phoenix Military Academy has helped out many organizations and continues to give back proudly! The school continuously does service learning projects, blood drives and fundraising to help any team or organization. For a couple of weeks now every fifth/sixth period was given a donation box for Leukem...

The Comeback

Kimmy Alvarado

February 23, 2018


Filed under Features, Meet Me, Wrestling

Cesar Villalba graduated Phoenix in 2012 has returned to coach the next generation of Phoenix Military Academy wrestlers. Since the season started Villalba has done nothing but dedicate his time to train all of the wrestlers. “I was looking forward to taking the Phoenix Wrestling team to a whole new le...

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