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Herron’s Golden Ticket to Morton College

Herron’s Golden Ticket to Morton College

Kenny Wilkerson

May 20, 2019

Successful people are not gifted, they just work and succeed on purpose. PMA Boys Varsity Basketball 4 year starter, senior Khalid Herron made the decision to sign and play basketball for Morton College on a full ride athletic scholarship. It is evident that Herron has worked very hard to receive thi...

Winner Winner, Chicken Dinner!

Yadira Medina

April 2, 2019

On Friday March 22nd, a group of Phoenix Journalism students attended the Scholastic Press Association of Chicago conference at Roosevelt University. The press association recognized young writers for their work ethic and great articles. Ten schools attended this meeting in hope of winning awards for t...

Golden Apple Award Winner

Golden Apple Award Winner

Cindy Nunez

March 28, 2019

Every year since 1986, Golden Apple has selected outstanding teachers to receive the prestigious Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching. This year, it came to no surprise that Mrs. Raygoza, AP Spanish teacher, won this prestigious award. Always going above and beyond for her students, Mrs. Raygoza ...

Act Six Scholarship

Act Six Scholarship

D'Ajahnae Croft

March 21, 2019

Every senior who plans to attend college knows the struggle of trying to find money to pay for it. It’s a long, tedious, and stressful process to say the least. There is a scholarship called “Act Six,” which offers a full ride to one of the program's partner schools. Last year, PMA had one winner, ...

Amongst the Big Dogs

Damien Ponce

March 7, 2019

For the third year in a row, the wrestling team competed at state. Coach Curin is very proud of his team and what they have been able to do in his three years running the program and hopes to keep going further. “It felt like where I belonged with the top dogs, being at state gave me that mental...

Moving on to City!

Cindy Nunez

March 4, 2019

Every year a few selected students from schools all over Chicago come to Illinois Tech University to compete in the science fair. This year amongst those students, were cadets from Phoenix . Each with a project of their own, they were confident in what took them months to prepare to present to the ju...

Modern Concentration Camps

Omar Perez

February 13, 2019

In China, Turkish and Uyghurs people are being held in Concentration Camps but, are being renamed as “re-education camps.” “At least 800,000 possibly up to a couple million are help in these camps,” said Scott Busby of the US state department. These people are being tortured, beaten to...

Golden Apple Finalists – Raygoza and Edwards

Golden Apple Finalists - Raygoza and Edwards

Hugo Sermeno

February 12, 2019

Many teachers and staff at Phoenix Military Academy are overachievers, but only a few will go the extra mile. Mr. Edwards and Mrs. Raygoza are finalists for the Golden Apple award for excellence in teaching. The Golden Apple contest has been recognizing outstanding teachers since 1986. The teachers who...

JEA Convention

Anthony Catching

February 6, 2019

This year the Journalism Education Association (JEA) hosted their semi annual convention in Chicago downtown. The JEA convention hosts over 6,000 guests worldwide, containing little workshops on how to become better writers and reporters. From November 1-4 at the Hyatt Regency, some of those 6,000 gues...

Bringing it back to Latin and Afro studies

Yamel Lopez

February 4, 2019

Contemporary American History is back in business. Senior Kenny Wilkerson is in that class third period. They talk a lot about both Latin and Afro cultures. Most recently the topic they have been discussing is the book “Enrique’s Journey”, which is about a migrant who travels to the United State...

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