The Phoenix Chronicle

Game Ready

November 7, 2017


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While game day gets closer, senior Miguel Apreza gives a little insight on what he does to focus before football games.  On September 21, 2017 before the game, Miguel Apreza listened to music to clear his mind of distractions on the bus before the game. “The type of music I listen to is Hip Hop ...

A New Beginning

A New Beginning

Kenny Wilkerson

November 7, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Features, Sports

Every story has an end but in life every end is a new beginning.   Pma’s boy’s baseball and softball coach, Craig Griffin, recently left PMA to go to Wisconsin for a better job opportunity. Griffin’s will be missed by his players   “Take care of yourself, keep in touch,...

Injured

Miguel Apreza

November 7, 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...

Twenty Juniors and Five Seniors Participate in Chicago Ideas Week

Twenty Juniors and Five Seniors Participate in Chicago Ideas Week

November 2, 2017


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The Chicago Ideas Week program is a month-long event from October 3-October 21, 2017 providing 500 high school students from across Chicago direct access to Chicago Ideas Week and special programs designed for students. This includes direct access with globally recognized thought leaders, new experience...

Rapping her Way to Hamilton

Rapping her Way to Hamilton

Keilyn Torres

November 1, 2017


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Junior Winter Smith was offered the opportunity to represent the famous Hamilton play in Utah. Hamilton is an American play about the life of Alexander Hamilton, written by Lin-Manuel Miranda . In February of 2017 Hamilton offered a show to over 1,800 students from different CPS schools in an effort ...

Pio goes to Duke

Pio goes to Duke

Alondra Quiroz

October 31, 2017


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Senior Abigail Pio, Battalion commander, for the 2017-2018 Phoenix Military school year participated in an exclusive program during the summer for three weeks. She participated in a Duke University internship in North Carolina as part of a leadership building program. “What inspired me to apply was my passion ...

Viviana Visits Arkansas

Mauricio Palacios

October 30, 2017


Filed under Features, Meet Me

Who doesn't like going on vacations to a different state than where they live in? Senior Viviana Roman  traveled to Arkansas during the summer to go to a quinceanera party with her whole family for a week. Roman was lucky enough  to go on vacation with her family to Arkansas for  a sweet 15 party. She stay...

Isaac and Brotherhood

Isaac and Brotherhood

Yadira Figueroa

October 19, 2017


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Brotherhood gives an opportunity to boys to find themselves and succeed with the goal of becoming leaders. Senior Isaac Martinez is in the Brotherhood program which holds after school meetings at PMA open to all  who are willing to become leaders and gain communication skills. “It impacted me...

Persistance

Gabriel Cadena

October 13, 2017


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Junior Kimmy Alvarado is part of the wrestling team at Phoenix Military Academy and she is looking forward to her second year on the team because she really enjoys it. The team is typically considered a men's sport and being one of the only females on the team is a challenge for her but she is up f...

Bretheren

Jonathan Aviles

October 13, 2017


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At Phoenix Military Academy students are offered  a wide range of programs to participate in. Since freshman year senior Steven Monroy  has been in the Brotherhood  program where males unite after school and talk about worldwide events or personal problems they need help with. In the program a...

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