The Phoenix Chronicle

Journalism Symposium

Andrea Valadez

March 19, 2018


Filed under Features

Many people may wonder why journalist’s exist in today’s society and their importance. Journalist’s do many things ranging from capturing breaking news to sharing vital information with the public. In 2018, Phoenix Military Academy’s very own students attended a Journalism Symposium and got ...

New Addition To Phoenix

New Addition To Phoenix

Adrian Diaz

March 12, 2018


Filed under Features, Meet Me

The class of  2018 is used to people leaving from their class, by choice or administrative transfer.  However,  the newest member of the senior class is Vanessa Coba and it looks like she's here to stay. “I wanted something new, and I already knew a couple of people so it was easier to adjust here than some...

‘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...

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