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Laquan McDonald’s Gunman Released From Custody

Joshlynn Murphy

December 9, 2015

On November 30th, Officer Jason Van Dyke was released from Cook County’s custody after his father posted $150,000 cashier's bond. Hours earlier, a Cook County judge viewed the police dashboard camera video of the shooting of Laquan McDonald, 17, before setting bail at $1.5 million for Van Dyke....

Victory At The Citywide Soapbox Competition

Victory At The Citywide Soapbox Competition

Samuel Ferguson

December 7, 2015

Chicago teens from high schools in various neighborhoods got the opportunity to voice their concerns and opinions during the citywide Soapbox competition at Jones College Prep on November 21, 2015. For many weeks, PMA students crafted speeches that evolved around a topic they wanted to discuss. A...

Working On Black Friday

Diana Aguilar

December 7, 2015

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and everyone is excited to spend time with their family and enjoy the festivities. Everyone is in a happy mood to reunite their family for one time a year. However, some people don’t have the privilege of enjoying the company of their families and celebrating ...

Marquette, where you have unlimited paths towards success

Mayra Barrios

December 3, 2015

Marquette University is a private Catholic Jesuit university located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. This college offers a comprehensive range of majors in 11 nationally and internationally recognized colleges and schools. The counseling department and 40 juniors visited Marquette on November 3. “What's ori...

Getting Into Homecoming Spirit

Octavio Sanchez

November 20, 2015

At Phoenix Military Academy there is always a time to be relaxed and a time to be standing tall and proud. The time to be chill is here, it is called Homecoming week. Homecoming is such a good week for most of the PMA students. “This week is going to be enjoyable because we don’t have to wear our unif...

Spirit Week and the Uniform

Gladis Martinez

November 20, 2015

The most cheerful week at the beginning of the year is spirit week and the homecoming dance. Students look forward to spirit week, and the dance as well. During spirit week students  can expect to come out of uniform and have fun throughout the week. However,  there are students  who do not parti...

Phoenix’s College Fair

Phoenix’s College Fair

Joshlynn Murphy

November 5, 2015

    On the 26th of October a college fair took place at Phoenix Military Academy, for Phoenix’s students to attend to get a chance to communicate with different college representatives. This event was required for all students to attend in order to get an experience of applying for c...

Speaking Costumes

Juan Romo

November 4, 2015

Not all costumes were following the stereotypical character or spooky disguise. On October 30th, the day of the halloween costume contest at Phoenix Military Academy, junior Frankie Franco wore a dress as his halloween costume and won 2nd place. “The costume was both creating a stand on social issues and ou...

A teacher’s view on homecoming

Jose Guel

November 3, 2015

Through October 12th  to 16th, Phoenix Military Academy had their Homecoming week and most of the students had fun participating but this makes some wonder if this is distracting kids from their work.   Some teachers might think Homecoming distracts students. Mr. Waller, An English teacher for the ...

The students view on Spirit Week

Jessie Gutierrez

November 2, 2015

Homecoming week at Phoenix Military Academy is a week that students get to dress out of uniform and express their school spirit. This year PMA has decided to let the students wear jeans which is special because the past years they did not have that privilege. “I really liked that they let us us wear j...

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