The Phoenix Chronicle

Biliteracy Award

Alondra Quiroz

April 12, 2018


Filed under Awards, Features, News, Our Awards

This year has been one of many achievements and excitement for Phoenix Military Academy. Adding on to this is the Biliteracy Award that many students have received through the years. The Biliteracy Award is given to students who are officially proficient in both Spanish and English and have met the re...

America’s #1 Even Better

Julisa Munos-Vargas

March 22, 2018


Filed under blog, News, Phoenix Says, Video

The “Tide Pod challenge” is a real viral phenomenon where people bite into Tide brand laundry detergent pods. Teenagers are taking this new trend and posting themselves biting into Tide Pods. Tide first introduced these pods in 2012; Tide and other companies that manufacture similar products have had to pu...

Guadalupe’s Scholarship

Alondra Quiroz

March 22, 2018


Filed under Awards, Features, News, Our Awards

This school year is riddled with great news on scholarships and college acceptance for the class of 2018. Adding on to this trend of great news, Guadalupe Trejo,senior captain of the debate team,won the Illinois College Trustee scholarship and was accepted into their honors college. This scholarship i...

Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning

Aloisius Arellano

March 6, 2018


Filed under Features, Meet Me, News

Growing up children are influenced by their elders which can affect the way they live their lives . For student teacher Mr. Curin, a major influence in becoming interested in teaching was both of his grandfathers who fought in WWII. “History has always been a fascinating subject to me.  Both o...

Mean, Tough & Making History

Mean, Tough & Making History

Keilyn Torres

February 23, 2018


Filed under News, Sports, Winter Sports

For the first time in Phoenix’s  history four wrestlers were declared state qualifiers. Senior Jason Lua and juniors Kevin Rodriguez, Martin Martinez and Omar Perez were all named State Qualifiers after their victories at sectionals. “In my honest opinion words cannot describe how I fe...

Let 3 IMentor Trip

Kenny Wilkerson

February 22, 2018


Filed under News

Juniors recently took a trip through the IMentor program.Cadets are returning to PMA well impressed and educated after taking a trip to the Willis Tower.   Students were required to bring any form of ID that has their picture on it for security purposes. Program manager- Ms. A, and other...

March for DACA

Alondra Quiroz

February 8, 2018


Filed under News

Last weekend on January 17th Ms.Perez, coordinator of 5 +1= 20, organized a group of students to support a DACA march downtown. The students marched from Daley Plaza to the Trump Tower. The rally was a call to action so that Congress could rise up and protect thousands of children who came to the U.S il...

Posse Scholar

Posse Scholar

Alondra Quiroz

January 23, 2018


Filed under News, Our Awards

This year Phoenix is proud to announce that one of their cadets has won Posse, a scholarship that provides full tuition for four years. Cadet Abigail Pio won the Posse scholarship to Cornell University. “What led me to apply to Posse was two reasons. The first was that they would pay for my col...

Service Learning Hours at Phoenix Military Academy

Reyna Moreno

January 23, 2018


Filed under News

The seniors at Phoenix Military Academy are patiently waiting to graduate and experience life outside of high school. However, they are reminded daily of the “senior contract” and all the requirements that are non negotiable. Service learning is a teaching or learning strategy that integrates community ...

Fire Alarm Malfunction

Fire Alarm Malfunction

Uriah Allen

January 18, 2018


Filed under News

Everyone calm down, the situation is under control. On January 10, 2017  people prepared for an ordinary day at Phoenix,  to find themselves outside for a hour. A smoke detector went off and triggered the alarm pushing the engineers to work on fixing the problem quickly, while Phoenix staff and student...

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