The Phoenix Chronicle

Volunteering at the VA

Samantha Lozano

January 24, 2018


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Veterans are people who fought and risked their lives for the good of America, it is only fair to give back to them Students in Phoenix Leadership positions volunteered at the Veterans hospital food bank to give back to those who gave. “A lot of time veterans don’t come out of the military...

Coming soon to an Academy near you, the Film Club!

Coming soon to an Academy near you, the Film Club!

Marilyn Ramirez

January 24, 2018


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Phoenix offers numerous clubs for their students to take part in, things such as: GSA (Gay Straight Alliance), Drama club, Chess club, and even a Christian club. However, the academy’s student body is about to have a new club through the ambition of senior Diana Guerrero and junior Julian Rocha. Not on...

Keep up the great work Firebirds!

Keep up the great work Firebirds!

Odalis Torres

January 23, 2018


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How many schools can say that their office clerk buys gifts to motivate students to come to school?  Well in Phoenix on Monday January 8, 2018, each student who came was given a prize.The prize was a bag of candy, a cookie, a notebook, and a pencil. Many students believed this was a great way to motivat...

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts

VinQuan Randle

January 22, 2018


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Not many teens want to do wrestling because when they think of wrestling people think about being weak and not physically ready for it. When that's not what all wrestling is all about. Junior Kevin Rodriguez is in wrestling with a few answers.   “To try something new. Just to have some e...

Ms. Novak

Alondra Quiroz

January 8, 2018


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  This year Phoenix Military academy is introducing Ms.Novak, a new sophomore English teacher. She previously worked in the business world for eight years and then decided to delve into teaching. This led to her working at Truman College for a year teaching English 101 and later working at John H...

Mamahua to Marquette

Mamahua to Marquette

Morelia Lara

December 19, 2017


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People may think that getting accepted into college is the final step of the application process, yet for senior Steven Mamahua getting accepted into Marquette University was only the beginning. After getting accepted into Marquette University in November, Mamahua then applied for a program called th...

Hispanic Youth Awards

Hispanic Youth Awards

Marilyn Ramirez and Kiara Balleza

December 14, 2017


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The Hispanic Youth Foundation sponsored a scholarship called “The Youth Awards”, which is  specifically for Latino students who excel in their studies and help bring light to their community. There are three winners for each category who receive  a certain amount of money as a prize.  Scholars...

Injured

Miguel Apreza

December 13, 2017


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Here at Phoenix Military Academy the football team has some pretty interesting stories when it comes to the injuries that some of the players have suffered while playing. However, they push on  because they are determined to win until they reach state.   The sport is physically demanding and not ma...

Hot Chocolate Run!

Hot Chocolate Run!

Jonathan Aviles

December 13, 2017


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On November 27, 2017 Marilyn Ramirez participated in the Hot Chocolate Run at McCormick place hosted by Katie Fernandez, as a way to show her appreciation for the city of Chicago. Just like the city of Chicago, McCormick place is huge! These events bring people from around the city, but also brin...

Chicago Scholars Onsite

Reyna Moreno

December 6, 2017


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Many seniors took time out of their summer to attend workshops with Ms.Bosques and prepare for the Onsite. Cadets had to complete the Common App ahead of time, meet specific deadlines, and complete supplement essays. At the Onsite, one hundred and seventy nine selective colleges and universities from ...

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