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Becoming a teacher for a day

Becoming a teacher for a day

Graciela Batalla

November 13, 2018


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  Seniors from seventh period JROTC class and other hand picked students were chosen to be a teacher for a day at Chopin Elementary School, as part of Junior Achievement’s High School Heroes program. These students got the chance to be a teacher for a day. They were in charge of teaching ...

Off To The Marines

D'ajahnae Croft

November 9, 2018


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Although being involved in Army JROTC since his freshman year, senior Omar Perez recently enlisted in The United States Marine Corps. It is typical of PMA students to enlist in the Army or Army National Guard which is why it was shock when he enlisted in the Marines. “I wanted to do something better than my d...

PMA upset after forfeit at debate tournament

PMA upset after forfeit at debate tournament

Kenny Wilkerson

November 7, 2018


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Debate allows for people to speak their mind, mainly on political topics with the intent to persuade and on October 12 PMA was not allowed to speak their mind. The PMA Debate Team recently had a debate tournament at Solorio High School, but did not compete. Due to their late arrival, the tournamen...

McDonald’s Meets Nuñez

Anthony Catching

November 7, 2018


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  “Sorry, the ice-cream machine is broke again!”Saving up for a car, senior Cindy Nuñez has been dedicated to her job at McDonald’s  down the street from school for four months. Nuñez has been working  at McDonald’s franchise for quite awhile now and it has not been easy. “I disli...

SURPRISE! NO MORE CHROMEBOOKS!

Keilyn Torres

October 29, 2018


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Seniors and juniors are pissed. Before admission into Phoenix, cadets were promised a Chromebook for all four years of high school. The deal was students would be issued a Chromebook their freshman year which they would keep for the entire school year then return for the summer to be kept at school...

A Senior’s Big Moves After High School

Andres Vargas

October 25, 2018


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   Senioritis has not hit this senior. Senior Lesly Garcia’s current life and career plans are to finish high school and go to college.    Garcia is very happy to be in her last year of high school and it’s something she has been looking forward to.    “It's something I've always bee...

Heartbreak at Wrigley

Alexander Valle

October 25, 2018


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The Chicago Cubs witnessed their season come to an early end in the first round of the playoffs this year. The Cubs suffered a tragic loss falling 2-1 in 13 innings to the Colorado Rockies in the do or die wild card game. A wild card game can be intense for fans and especially players. This was the...

Preparing to Take the Next Step in Life

Graciela Batalla

October 25, 2018


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Senior Carlos Renteria is preparing to take his next step in life by deciding what he wants to major in at college and the steps to get there. However, he has not forgotten to have fun along the way. Renteria’s favorite hobby is playing video games everyday after he finishes his homework, which ...

Traveling for Journalism

D'Ajahnae Croft

October 24, 2018


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Over the summer while many students were relaxing, senior Yesenia Camacho attended a journalism camp at Drake University to get more exposure to journalism. Camacho attended yearbook and photography classes. Out of the two, the yearbook class was her favorite. “The yearbook was my favorite class...

It Takes Time

Jennifer Ortega

October 24, 2018


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It’s not a everyday that an eight year old finds chess to be an interesting game. However, senior Jorge Castillo showed interest in chess at a very young age and has never stopped showing interest. “I started playing chess with my step dad when I was eight years old.  He was the one that taught me a...

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