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On the Road to Success

On the Road to Success

Cindy Nunez

December 18, 2018

Twenty-one seniors, including Jacqueline Ortiz woke up as early as 6:00 a.m in the morning to go to Onsite, an event organized by Chicago Scholars. This event gives the seniors the opportunity to meet their prospective colleges and get acceptances as well as scholarships on the spot, and Ortiz was no e...

Bittersweet Last Season

Bittersweet Last Season

D'ajahnae Croft

December 14, 2018

Recently, the boy’s basketball season started and the players couldn’t be more excited. For some, however, the start of this season is bittersweet because it’s the last season of their high school career. In total, there are four senior captains of the team, Khalid Herron, Eddie Fox Commings, Ken...

Chess Club Bazinga

Yadira Figueroa

December 11, 2018

Chess requires  the players to think and act fast and act fast with those pieces because every move counts to win and conquer their opponent. The Chess Club practices for their competitions Tuesdays and Fridays from 2:30 to 4:30 at Mr. Boehm’s room. “At practice we usually go over new openi...

The Man Behind Number 10

The Man Behind Number 10

Alexander Valle

December 11, 2018

Senior Jorge Ochoa is known at Phoenix for his academic accomplishments and leadership. He has demonstrated leadership throughout his time here, but many may not know that he also demonstrates it outside of school.  Ochoa has been the captain of the Boys’ Soccer team for two out of the four years h...

Sisterhood Bond

Manuela Chaidez

December 10, 2018

Senior Yamel Lopez joined Sisterhood when she was a freshman and continued most of her sophomore year. She came back to the club her senior year because she wanted to create a bond with girls she didn’t know. Sisterhood is always held in Ms. Perez’s room along with Mrs. Fernandez after school on ...

Running Feet

Yadira Figueroa

December 10, 2018

Cross Country requires the ability of motivation of someone who has a positive mindset and continues to keep going even with all the sweat and hard work they have to put into it their body. The cross country team had two meets on September 12 and September 29 at Prosser.  These were the first c...

In Need for a Change!

Andres Vargas

December 7, 2018

Phoenix was recently named the best public high school in Chicago and usually the best schools have sports fields. Phoenix has a grass area in the back and that's about it. Teams are forced to practice in other places and the games aren't even close to the school. For example, the soccer team played...

Full Time Debater

Manuela Chaidez

December 6, 2018

Senior Joel Cortes has debated at Phoenix for four years for fun and education. He prepares himself by doing research to be able to debate. Debating is a sport that requires a lot of planning, research and persistence in order to prepare for a competition. Debate has prepared him for his career path,...

Beat The Odds

Khalid Herron

December 6, 2018

Derrick Rose was a point guard with the Chicago Bulls. He was a three-time NBA All-Star with the Bulls. He was the NBA Rookie of the Year in 2009.   He was 22 when he won the league's MVP in 2011. Rose is a native Chicagoan. He attended Simeon High School, where he won two state championships and was...

What will I do after high school?

What will I do after high school?

Lesly Garcia

December 6, 2018

Senior Carlos Renteria was thinking of other options for after high school but all that changed after actually attending high school for four years since now he will be taking a different route. Many students have no idea what they want to do after high school before actually entering the high school...

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