The Phoenix Chronicle

Drivers Ed

Samantha Lozano

December 6, 2017


Filed under Features

Driving is something that teens look forward to as most of the time it means more freedom. At Phoenix, students are forced to take Drivers Ed in order to be able to graduate. Senior, Alma Sebastian, has to take it during her last year, along with half of the senior class, so they can graduate. “I ...

Teen Boxer

Edwin Alvarez

December 5, 2017


Filed under Meet Me

Senior Aaron Rivera is a boxer from the south side of Chicago who just returned from basic training after enlisting in The Illinois National Guard as a medic. Rivera started boxing at the age of eight because of his uncle.   He is now looking towards taking next big step into his future b...

PMA Hispanic Heritage Month

PMA Hispanic Heritage Month

Reyna Moreno

November 30, 2017


Filed under Features

During Hispanic Heritage Month, many people recognize the presence of Hispanic and Latino Americans in the United States and celebrate their heritage and culture. Some students will bring the varieties of food or performing in front of an audience to celebrate their heritage. Mrs. Raygoza and other performe...

Drill Competition

Drill Competition

Michelle Enriquez

November 30, 2017


Filed under Features

Senior Derrick Flores, being in drill is something quite difficult for some due to being in drill since freshman year. Flores has gained many skills in his marching for drill. Flores is also in color guard, which gives him a better advantage than some since he is advanced in this.   “ Drill...

Nice to Meet You Mentor

Uriah Allen

November 28, 2017


Filed under Features

On October 26, 2017, Phoenix Military Academy held a gathering for the iMentor volunteers and the juniors to finally meet each other.   The juniors were anxious to meet their mentors in person for the first time after they received a paper where it states their mentor’s name and occupation.   ...

14 Tango Juarez

Edwin Genchi

November 22, 2017


Filed under Features

Senior Yamid Juarez, decided to enlist into the Army, Active Duty, in the month of September at MEPS (Military Entrance Processing). Joining the Army isn’t for everyone, and Juarez showed that she had the courage to do so, especially since she decided to go Active Duty, which means she will be working...

A New Challenge

Yamid Juarez

November 15, 2017


Filed under Features

Senior Briana Clay applied during junior year to join the Phoenix Yearbook, and now as a senior she is working hard to be the best. Clay’s application process consisted of writing one article to show journalism teacher, Mrs. Fernandez, she deserves to be a  yearbook editor.   “I was v...

Mrs. Flint

Mrs. Flint

Alondra Quiroz

November 14, 2017


Filed under Features, Meet Me

A new member to the Phoenix Firebird family has joined the sophomore team. This year the Phoenix staff welcomed Mrs.Flint,  who is teaching Writing Workshop to the sophomores. Before Phoenix Military Academy Mrs.Flint worked at Maine South High School for 20 years. She taught English  I, II, a...

Finally! City Finals!

Odalis Torres

November 14, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Features, News

  This Saturday the Cross Country team participated in the City Finals; although they came placing 17th they made it this far. “The seasons for Cross Country always progressed, but this year has been the best year we’ve had so far,” said senior Kiara Balleza. For Balleza, starting jun...

Running The Way Into Regionals

Running The Way Into Regionals

Yadira Figueroa

November 9, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Features, Meet Me, Sports, Uncategorized

Running is full of sweat, hard work, energy, and a good mindset, which is needed to work the way to the top.   The Cross Country team attended a race at the Lincoln Zoo Park on October 5th and gave it their all because their efforts and practice counts for the championships.   This is ...

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