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Obama’s Farewell

Obama’s Farewell

Jose Zavala
January 30, 2017
Filed under Features

On Jan 10, 2017, Obama gave his farewell speech in Chicago. One of Phoenix’s kids, senior Brahim Aich, went to Obama’s farewell to help out because he was in student voice committee. This not only was a cool experience, but it was a one time event. “I escorted people with priority or that h...

Seniors Expect To Be In Debt

Seniors Expect To Be In Debt

Azahre Johnson
January 30, 2017
Filed under Features

Phoenix Military Academy has been focusing on bettering the school and trying to improve the college attendance rate. Unfortunately, not all of the seniors have full-ride scholarships, so they will need to pay out of their pockets. Most of the seniors have found it easier to get a job and help t...

Under the Green Porch

Under the Green Porch

David Marroquin
January 27, 2017
Filed under Features

It is not often that young artists have their art featured in a professional setting. However, Senior Bryan Sanchez is one of the few students from the Chicagoland area that will have his art featured at the After School Matters art exhibition at University of Chicago’s Arts Incubator gallery. Hi...

GSA

GSA

Haidy Delgado
January 26, 2017
Filed under Features

The Phoenix Gay Straight Alliance club, or GSA for short, was started a few years back to support those who identify as LGBT. It was formed to work towards ending the segregation, hate, and misconceptions that cadets at Phoenix might have. GSA is student lead group that has helped students in many ways ...

Death of Princess Leia

Death of Princess Leia

Elizabeth Sotelo
January 25, 2017
Filed under Features, News

Death of Princess Leia One of the main characters from Star Wars passed away, Carrie Fisher, also known as the great Princess Leia. Carrie Fisher passed away from a heart attack on December 27, 2016. It all started on December 23, 2016 on her flight from London to Los Angeles, although her condition wa...

Wrestling 2016-2017

Jose Zavala
January 25, 2017
Filed under Features

Phoenix wrestling has started late October. Some of the team members have been wrestling for three or more years. Seniors Isaac Novoa, Sofia Valencia, and junior Miguel Apreza have been in the wrestling team a little over three years. Both Isaac and Sofia had been injured in previous seasons because...

The Effects of Child Homelessness

The Effects of Child Homelessness

Ingrid Pureco
January 23, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

Driving toward Western and Cermak, there is a beaten up auto shop with old mattresses and junk out front. Every now and then, people can be seen sleeping, trying to escape the bitter cold of this windy city. Recently, a family has started to live there, in front of the run down auto shop, with their ...

McElgunn Wins Art Grant

McElgunn Wins Art Grant

Daniel Castanon
January 23, 2017
Filed under Features

On Friday December 16, 2016 Phoenix Military Academy High School was selected to receive the Arts Essentials funds in the amount of $1,000 for the purchase of equipment, materials, and supplies for visual and performing arts instruction. The Art department plans to put the money into good use. Se...

Meet Ethan Nevarez

Meet Ethan Nevarez

Sammy Ortega
January 20, 2017
Filed under Features, Meet Me

Phoenix Military Academy is a particularly small school. Being a small school it would be assumed that students would know each other on a more personal level, but that doesn't seem to be the case. In the freshmen class there are hundreds of personalities. Some of these personalities range from ...

Meet Aiden Terry

Meet Aiden Terry

Mariana Martinez
January 20, 2017
Filed under Features, Meet Me

Most of the time, freshmen are usually the outcasts of high school because they just started their high school experience. Therefore, they don’t have much to say about the “high school life.”Aiden Terry is one of those freshmen. One of the few traditions at Phoenix Military Academy is to star...

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