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March for DACA

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...

“It Didn’t Happen To Me Or In front Of Me, It Doesn’t Matter”

Diana Guerrero

February 8, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Phoenix Says

  The Black Student Union will be celebrating Black History month again for the third time with the purpose of remembering history and how far we have come as people. The Black Student Union, started by the main leaders, senior Kayla Webster and senior Terena Clemons, will be holding an assembly on ...

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

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, Showcase

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...

PMA Blood Drive

PMA Blood Drive

Samantha Lozano

January 11, 2018


Filed under News

Every year, Phoenix has their annual blood drive in order to help those out in need. Students from every let level volunteer to donate blood and most JROTC instructors give out extra credit to those who do. The more students that donate, the more money Phoenix gets in order to help fund for books, c...

Debate

Luis Cazarez

January 11, 2018


Filed under News

Phoenix’s competitive Debate team has an outstanding record, placed as 4th in the city of Chicago. Behind the scenes, senior Terena Clemons works tirelessly to improve her team’s record. Their last season’s  record was good, but this year their  record could leave their doubters speechless. &...

Northwestern and Journalism

Uriah Allen

January 11, 2018


Filed under News

Honors Journalism students were granted the privilege to hear from Tania Karas a Northwestern graduate and current journalist. She gave the students insight about the journalism industry and how to become a competitive journalist.   “She gave out really important information,” said senior Jua...

Checkmate

Checkmate

Kenny Wilkerson

December 19, 2017


Filed under News

A chess game is divided into three stages: the first, when you hope you have the advantage, the second when you believe you have an advantage, and the third when you know you're going to lose. When you see a good move, look for a better one!   According to some cadets, Phoenix now has an official chess team...

Making her mark in Journalism

Making her mark in Journalism

Keilyn Torres

December 18, 2017


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After teaching journalism at Phoenix Military Academy for 6 years one of the PMA’s favorite teachers, Mrs. Fernandez became a Certified Journalism Educator. Mrs. Fernandez, also known as Ms. Comeford, received her certificate last month in November when she went to Texas with the yearbook editor...

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