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Students Run Chicago Recruits at PMA

Students Run Chicago Recruits at PMA

Josseline Manzanares

February 12, 2019


Filed under Features, Sports

Students Run Chicago is a youth mentorship-running program which trains Chicago high school students to master goal setting, responsibility, discipline, and health & wellness. The program lasts 25 weeks around the spring and summer seasons. Many students from around the city join each year. The pr...

A Champion on the Rise

A Champion on the Rise

Damien Ponce

February 12, 2019


Filed under Features, Sports, Winter Sports

Wrestling is a very physical sport that takes  a lot of energy and drains a person to their limit. In order to meet weight requirements and improve overall one must train their body to exceed its limits and try and become the best. Junior Jaylene Goree has done just that and made school history to win ...

Army Bound

Carlos Renteria

February 11, 2019


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When growing up every student has their own ideas for their future. For many, college is one of the biggest ideas that comes to mind after high school, but for others joining the Army is their best bet. Daveon Debose, Diego Lara, Luis Gonzalez, Kimberly Alvarado Monterr, and Jorge Ochoa have received t...

Video Games are a Part of My Life

Melissa Herrera

January 28, 2019


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Video games are fun to play when you’re bored or just trying to have fun, but when gaming takes a huge part of your life, it’s a lot to handle. Senior Manuel Vargas has been playing video games since he was nine years old, since then, it has become one of his favorite hobbies. Although he enjoys pla...

Flag Line Wins First Place

Flag Line Wins First Place

Kenny Wilkerson

January 23, 2019


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The PMA flag team competed on December 1st, 2018 at the IDTA Regional competition. They went up against schools like Gardner South Wilmington High School flag line and other regional competitors. Nonetheless, they brought the first place trophy home. Unfortunately, their day got off to a rocky star...

Bowling Pin Win

Anthony Catching

January 23, 2019


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Bowling season is now over and this year PMA ended it with a bang! Seniors Jorge Ochoa, Luciano Alvarez and Aloisius Arellano participated in the city wide tournament which was held at Waveland Bowl and with their hard work and dedication, they received the "All Conference" award.   After rece...

Defending the Record

Defending the Record

Kevin Vargas

January 23, 2019


Filed under Features, Sports

Chicago Pro boxer Christian Williams, 24, has been fighting since he was eight years old, a total of 16 years experience in the ring. Williams fights in the lightweight division at 123 pounds and has five wins zero losses and four knockouts. On February 16th, Williams will be defending his record in...

Usbaldo’s First Win

Anthony Catching

January 23, 2019


Filed under Features, Sports

Junior year is one of the most important years of High School, regarding SAT/ACT testing and maintaining the highest GPA you are able to achieve. It can get really difficult when you're an athlete. One junior is able to do both, his name is Usbaldo Fernandez. On December 6th, PMA's wrestling team playe...

Service Academy Nominations

Service Academy Nominations

Josseline Manzanares

January 18, 2019


Filed under Features

This year Phoenix Military Academy had the biggest class of nominations, which  helps students get one step closer towards their goal of getting into service academies. Seniors Destiny Ortega, Jazzlyn Gavina, Kenny Wilkerson and Stoykof Nunez were selected to receive nominations from their congress...

Class of 2024 Chicago Scholars Applications Now Open

Class of 2024 Chicago Scholars Applications Now Open

Kenny Wilkerson

January 18, 2019


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.   Chicago scholars, a seven year program conta...

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