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Meet Josiah Romero

Valentin Fernandez

May 9, 2017


Filed under Meet Me

Phoenix Military Academy is full of all kinds of students. different races, cultures, and religions. Josiah Romero is a junior at PMA and has a very interesting and positive perspective on life. From a first impression, it is noticeable that he was motivated to be someone in life “I want to be some...

Meet Cinthia Bustos

Alejandro Piña

May 3, 2017


Filed under Features, Meet Me

Phoenix Military Academy is only getting larger as time passes. Everyone focuses on themselves and their groups of friends within their own grade. It is rare that people from different grades are good friends. Senior year is a good year for students here at PMA. They are ready to graduate and seem ...

iMentor-Tiara Fearon

iMentor-Tiara Fearon

Daniel Castanon

May 3, 2017


Filed under Features, Meet Me

Throughout the first weeks of the 2016-2017 school year, a new program was introduced at Phoenix Military Academy called the iMentor program. The iMentor program was introduced to the juniors to help them get a taste of what college might be for them. The iMentor program is 3 years long, meaning that...

Rickita Hill iMentor

Kevin Estrada

May 1, 2017


Filed under Features

This year Phoenix Military Academy is working with iMentor. iMentor matches every junior with a college graduate mentor. These mentors are here to guide young teenagers on their journey to graduation and college.  Junior Rickita Hill had a lot to say about iMentor, especially the positive and ...

Conference Coach of the Year: Alejandra Garcia

Abigail Smith

April 27, 2017


Filed under Features, News

On April 1st, 2017, Debate coach Alejandra Garcia attended the city championships, where they sent a survey to all coaches asking to vote for a new finalist. Garcia was voted the Conference Coach of the Year, making her a finalist for the Golden Gavel Award, the highest honor given to a coach in the U...

iMentor – Briana Clay

April 26, 2017


Filed under Meet Me

This year, the junior class has been lucky enough to receive extra support through their very difficult year, especially with the new SAT testing for CPS. Student Briana Clay has found this to be a very helpful program. The new program, iMentor, is supposed to help the junior in school from junior...

Archery is Back!

Brianna Concepcion

April 24, 2017


Filed under Features, News

Phoenix Military Academy Archery team is back. Throughout the years Phoenix has had an archery team they has been ranked at the top in the city of Chicago schools. At first, there was not going to be a team this year, but instead the season started a little late. Archery is not like any other sport ...

Unexpected Accomplishments

Diana Guerrero

April 17, 2017


Filed under Features

Dedication and hard work always pay off, but not just in academics. Being able to give the best of yourself in every situation also pays off. In May, senior Samuel Ferguson of Phoenix Military Academy will be recognized as Cadet of the Year, along with Christina Estrada of Lane Tech High School, wh...

Setting Up For College Success

Setting Up For College Success

David Cortez

April 3, 2017


Filed under Features

iMentor is a program that was created to help high school students prepare for college on a bigger scale with a college graduate as a mentor since help from high school teachers and counselors is very limited. These dedicated mentors and program coordinator, Ms. Bosquez, do everything they can in their...

Beyond the Ball

Beyond the Ball

William Hernandez

April 3, 2017


Filed under Features

Beyond the Ball is an organization that works to better communities and the lives of children. Beyond the Ball was created by Rob and Amy Castañeda when they sought for change in the Little Village community. The organization attempts to combat the frequent violence, drugs, and violence through chi...

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