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Forensic Science

Forensic Science

Joselyn Valerio
February 27, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

After School Matters brings a new program, Forensic Science, to PMA beginning on mid-February. It will bring many opportunities and experiences to many. After School Matters is a non-profit organization that has a variety of programs such as cooking, art, dancing, and even sculpturing glass. After School...

Stay Fit In The Cold!

Stay Fit In The Cold!

Cynthia Olivares
February 24, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

During this winter season most people would like to stay indoors and enjoy the warmth  of their own home. This is the worst season for those who workout and want to stay in shape. The cold makes people lazier and harder to get to the gym. However, a person doesn't need a gym to stay fit since there a...

Phoenix Firebird Soars! Named Recipient of the Army National ROTC Scholarship

Phoenix Firebird Soars! Named Recipient of the Army National ROTC Scholarship

Samuel Ferguson
February 22, 2017
Filed under Features, News

Earlier in the school year, senior Fabian Patino commuted to the University of Illinois at Chicago to take a physical training test that would later qualify him for a full-tuition scholarship at a few colleges and universities in the city. In February, Patino was notified that out of thousands of applic...

Bad Reputation

Diana Guerro
February 13, 2017
Filed under Features

              “I do not lie, cheat, or steal and will always be accountable for my actions and deeds,” a prominent line from the cadet creed, which students at Phoenix Military Academy recite everyday. But how connected should the school and its creed be with the students’ personal life? ...

Unpreparedness

Bryan Sanchez
February 10, 2017
Filed under Features

This year at Phoenix Military Academy, the iMentor program has been established. The program is designed to guide juniors and seniors towards college enrollment. Some students enjoy the iMentor program because it helps students think about college more often. However, some students do not like the...

Trump’s Hypocrisy

Trump’s Hypocrisy

Humberto Cruz
February 10, 2017
Filed under Features

“They are not our friends.” These are the words Trump used to describe the relationship between the United States and Mexico. Trump is a hypocrite. He stated that when Mexico sent their people, “they didn’t send their best.” He called Mexicans “drug dealers, rapists, and criminals....

Meeting Arieonna

Meeting Arieonna

Kayla Webster
February 2, 2017
Filed under Features, Meet Me

Arieonna Smith is a 16 year old junior at Phoenix Military Academy and is a Second Lieutenant in Eco Company. She participates in the Kelly Poetry Club and attends the School of Art Institute of Chicago college art classes on Saturdays. Smith has been attending Phoenix since her freshman year and is ...

Meet Ivan Ramos

Daniel Castanon
February 2, 2017
Filed under Meet Me

At a small school, many people don’t really get to know about their classmate’s personal life. Many students do not n't get  recognition for their achievements  because they like to leave right after school.  After attending high school for three years junior Ivan Ramos has been a very quiet stu...

Meet Lesly Alvarez

Salvador Gonzalez
February 1, 2017
Filed under Features, Meet Me

Phoenix is full with some of the friendliest, smartest, talented students but not everyone has a chance to meet every single cadet in the school. For example, senior Lesly Alvarez is one of the top 10 students since freshman year. Although she's top 10, her life hasn't always been all about school. ...

Scholarships

Scholarships

Joshlynn Murphy
February 1, 2017
Filed under Features

Being a senior can be stressful. There’s a lot to be done during your senior year in high school. It's a lot of responsibilities that has to be done by a certain time.  A lot of seniors have jobs and other personal problems in their life. They feel as if it is not that important and that they’ll do...

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