The Phoenix Chronicle

The Hard-knock Life of a Manager

Jorge Castillo

October 24, 2018


Filed under Features

Working can be really frustrating at times, so much that it makes you want to rage quit. Senior Jennifer Ortega Palafox has worked for 1 year and 3 months in the same restaurant because she wanted to start being independent. When she started, she didn't really like her job as a cashier. However, soon...

Success is coming and its name is Khalid Herron

Omar Perez

October 24, 2018


Filed under Features

Senior Khalid Herron, a high school athlete and an Advanced Placement student, has a one track mind to success. Overall, Herron believes he’s an outstanding student and hopes to be more than successful one day. One of the classes Herron enjoys is his journalism class taught by Mrs. Fernandez, whom...

The Who Behind the WOW

The Who Behind the WOW

Keilyn Torres

October 23, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Most incoming freshman find high school intimidating. They must start from scratch and find new friends, new hobbies, and adapt to a new school. Imagine coming into a different country and in addition to finding new friends and hobbies you must learn a new language. Not only must you adapt to high sch...

Pittman Builds Chicago

Pittman Builds Chicago

Yesenia Camacho

October 18, 2018


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Senior Devin Pittman attends a program called Chicago Builds at Dunbar High School. He has been attending this program since last year. He was first introduced to Chicago Builds by the school counselors. “The counselors sent a email to everyone and I just looked into it more. I was more intrigu...

Eye Of The Tiger

Eye Of The Tiger

Luis Gonzalez

October 17, 2018


Filed under Features, Sports

What does boxing require ? Boxing requires hard work and dedication and has been around for quite some time.Junior Kevin Vargas has been boxing for Five years now at a gym on 2600 west 35th street. Vargas stays in shape by going to boxing every day after school.     “Boxing by any means is not an easy sport....

PMA meets Chicago’s Ideas Week

Josseline Manzanares

October 15, 2018


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iMentor’s coordinator Ms. Arauz had a great idea this past school year. Seniors Gilberto Ortiz, Omar Perez, Cristian Duarte, Jennifer Salgado, and Luzmarie Bond are all Ambassadors for Chicago Ideas Week. They became ambassadors due to their completion of CIW their junior year. Now they will be in charg...

Preseason Analysis & Predictions- Chicago Bulls

Joel Cortes

October 12, 2018


Filed under Features, Sports

As the preseason comes to a close, we are nearing closer to opening day for the Bulls. After finishing with an abysmal 27-55 record Chicago looks to rebound. With the signing of 23 year old SF Jabari Parker and drafting of C Wendell Carter Jr.   Here is the projected starting lineup versus...

Playing Ball All Year Round

Yadira Figueroa

October 9, 2018


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Everyone has something they are very passionate about and senior Alexander Valle has an interest in a specific sport which is baseball.   Valle started playing softball his junior year for Phoenix Military Academy  because baseball is the sport he is really interested in. He now plays softbal...

Figueroa’s Plans

Alexander Valle

October 9, 2018


Filed under Features

Senior Yadira Figueroa plans on attending Malcolm X one of the Chicago City Colleges, after graduation, and plans to find a career that involves working with children. Figueroa has worked with kids a lot, which is why she is now interested in a career that involves kids. “I want to be involve...

Rising from the Ashes: PMA Music

Kenny Wilkerson

October 5, 2018


Filed under Features, News

“Music speaks what cannot be expressed soothes the mind and gives it rest, heals the heart and makes it whole, flows from heaven to the soul” said Unknown. Michael Tutza was born and raised in Belleville, St. Louis. Tutza originally went to college for aerospace engineering at Missouri S&T in Rolla...

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