The Phoenix Chronicle

Meet: Ms. Tristano

Jonathan Trujillo

October 28, 2015


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Ms.Tristano, or “Ms.T”, which the Phoenix cadets and staff have come to know her by, has been a part of the Phoenix Military Academy staff for 3 years now. Ms.Tristano started off at Phoenix as a school counseling intern. She then helped caring and assisting the students with disabilities, until...

Cruz

Leonardo Turrado

October 28, 2015


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Senior Jocelyn Cruz grew up in Humboldt Park with her parents, grandparents, and her 12 year old sister. She went to Alfred Nobel Elementary which was very important to her becoming who she is today as a student. She attends Phoenix Military Academy and has a grade point average of 3.0. With her...

Turrado’s Upbringing

Jocelyn Cruz

October 28, 2015


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Junior Leonardo Turado has five siblings. Three sisters and two brothers; ages 22, 20, 18, 24 and 14, respectively. His siblings have influenced the way he has grown up, from what music he enjoys to the poetry he enjoys reading and writing. “I believe that people can always make a difference no...

TAKING ON A NEW COURSE

TAKING ON A NEW COURSE

Genesis Vasquez

October 23, 2015


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The Bank of America Marathon took place on Sunday, October 11, 2015. Over 45,000 people took the leap to run 26.2 miles on an amazing course through the city of Chicago. Former Phoenix student, Dennis Sebastian ran his second marathon this year alongside two present sophomores, Aldo Rojas and William...

Prohibitions within an Annual Event

Jaylin Lara

October 23, 2015


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Homecoming occurs annually in hopes of attendees to enjoy. It had restrictions placed as any other event. Being held at our school, students and outsiders must follow the rules, although they may disagree with them. Sophomore Jason Lua and Freshman Marisol Hernandez have opposing arguments for how...

“Seeking a future in cooking”

Shameria Jones

October 21, 2015


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Eduardo Macedonio is a 16-year-old junior currently attending Phoenix Military Academy. Macedonio finds culinary arts as one of his side hobbies, even though he spends most of his time dedicated to school, hoping to pass with straight A’s. As well as, having a “fun day” with his friends on the...

Just A Sister in the Hood

Raianna Matchem

October 21, 2015


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Senior Jazel Pena, is a part of a sorority at Phoenix. Sisterhood is not a bond that forms overnight, but takes time in order to develop a trusting and lasting friendship. Ms.Keyser, Ms. Comeford, and Ms. Perez - who are all apart of the PMA faculty - are in charge of the Sisterhood. Their mission...

A New Journey

Jennifer Baeza

October 21, 2015


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On Sunday June 21, 2015, five students from Phoenix Military Academy’s Debate Team arrived at the University of Samford in Birmingham, Alabama to stay for two weeks for debate camp. They all received a full scholarship for debate camp from  the Chicago Debate League and the school. “We arrive...

Out of the country

Out of the country

Brittany Governor

October 21, 2015


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On June 28th, 2015, senior Jennifer Baeza was on her way out of the country traveling to Punta Gorda, Belize. She stayed for one month to learn how to scuba dive, zipline, snorkel and live the life as a Belizean. “I was nervous because this was my first time traveling out of the country alone. I...

‘A Second League Towards Success’

‘A Second League Towards Success’

Diana Aguilar

October 19, 2015


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Junior Samuel Ferguson is one of the top students at Phoenix Military Academy academic wise, however he’s had a lot of help since the beginning of his high school career. He joined a college readiness program called Kappa League his freshman year that teaches young minority males skills that they can...

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