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Welcoming the Golden Glove Security Guard Billy Stritzel

Welcoming the Golden Glove Security Guard Billy Stritzel

Kenny Wilkerson

September 20, 2018


Filed under Features

  Fighter in the red corner weighing in at 250 pounds wearing the gold shorts: Billy Stritzel! Billy Stritzel, Phoenix Military Academy’s newest security guard, has a story to tell and lives to influence. Stritzel, grew up on Chicago’s near North side, has twin daughters who live in Cali...

The Path To A Career

Miguel Apreza

May 31, 2018


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Many people have a hard time finding a job in a very competitive world, but not for those who are in the military. People in the military already have some experience within any job field that they choose when they get out such as; human resources, construction, security work.   The military...

Golden Apple Scholar!

Golden Apple Scholar!

Kiara Balleza

May 31, 2018


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The Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois is a scholarship in which identifies many high school students talents and abilities who strive to be the greatest teachers in high-needs schools. They are prepared to work in difficult environments, as well as inspire them to reach their full potential. Senior Mo...

PMA Rocks IJEA

PMA Rocks IJEA

Kayla Webster

May 18, 2018


Filed under Features, Our Awards

The Illinois Journalism Education Association, IJEA, holds an annual journalism competition. Advisers turn in the best articles written in the school year to be judged by professors at Eastern Illinois University and professional journalists. This year the winners included seniors  Larry Cornelio, Edwin...

VinQuan goes to HBCU’s

VinQuan goes to HBCU’s

Shantia Boyle

May 16, 2018


Filed under Meet Me

VinQuan Randle,a junior, attended a trip where he visited several colleges.When teens go on college visits, they either enjoy themselves or or have a negative experience.   “I like three colleges the most are Texas southern university,Jackson state university and Dillard college,” said Randl...

Khalid and the basketball team

Khalid and the basketball team

Shantia Boyle

May 16, 2018


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Khalid Herron, a Junior,. is one of the best players on the basketball team.. During his junior year, Herron managed to dunk a ball in a live game. He gets a lot of recognition being that he is talented and so young. His sophomore year, Herron started to receive basketball scholarships.   “I...

The Last Show

The Last Show

Kiara Balleza

May 11, 2018


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Legends begin in a rough patch, and most do really leave a remarkable story that never dies. Recently, Arieonna Smith  has graduated from SAIC’s CAAP program (or College Art Access Program) where she displays her artwork and advances her artistic abilities for future masterpieces. Most displays ar...

Meeting at Harvard to Debate

Meeting at Harvard to Debate

Yadira Figueroa

May 2, 2018


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The debate team had a tournament at Harvard University on February 16- February 19,  2018.   Although they found themselves winning nothing and being challenged by other competitive debaters, they still valued the opportunity of debating at Harvard.   ¨We did not win any awards but ...

Getting Accepted to Ole Miss

Getting Accepted to Ole Miss

Edwin Genchi

April 23, 2018


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Ole Miss, or the University of Mississippi,is  located in Oxford, Mississippi. Needing at least a 3.5 GPA, and a score of 1160 for SAT, senior Devonte Thompson managed to gain acceptance. “The campus is really nice, and when I would take a vacation down there I got to know a lot of students, and they ...

Keep Hustling

April 16, 2018


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Science fair is Known for keeping the brain active and keep the students active. This years there were six students who made it to city. These students were freshman Angela Ruiz, junior Stoykof Nunez, junior Efrain Colunga, senior Abigail Pio, junior Taylor Madison, and senior Alexandra Rivera. Out of the...

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