The Phoenix Chronicle

Finally! City Finals!

Odalis Torres

November 14, 2017

  This Saturday the Cross Country team participated in the City Finals; although they came placing 17th they made it this far. “The seasons for Cross Country always progressed, but this year has been the best year we’ve had so far,” said senior Kiara Balleza. For Balleza, starting jun...

Honor, Courage, Commitment

Shelsey Morales

November 8, 2017

Every year a handful of students enlist in the military, mainly in the Army or National Guard. Recruiters constantly come into school and get the process started. Many students decide to enlist because college is not for them; they feel as they are not capable at meeting those standards. It’s not jus...

Game Ready!

Adrian Diaz

October 6, 2017

While game day gets closer, senior Miguel Apreza gives a little insight on what he does to focus before football games.  On September 21, 2017 before the game, Miguel Apreza listened to music to clear his mind of distractions on the bus before the game. “The type of music I listen to is Hip Hop ...

Raider Team Secures Second Place

Raider Team Secures Second Place

SFC Michael Walker

June 6, 2017

On May 13, 2017, the Phoenix Raider team competed at the annual Raider challenge at Carver Military Academy hosted by Lane Tech. They competed against other schools from the Chicagoland area. The Raider team excelled in the push up competition with senior Isaac Novoa and sophomore Jorge Ochoa doing...

Softball Recap And A One On One

Brianna Concepcion

June 6, 2017

Phoenix Military Academy  Girls softball team  had a very successful season  this year. They had a very good record of eight wins and two losses. The girls softball team are also conference champions. This year was the first year that they made it to city playoffs. Coach Roland Paris was very imp...

Military Ball 2k17

Military Ball 2k17

Marianna Martinez

June 6, 2017

On May 16th, 2017 was PMA Annual 13th Military Ball. Freshmen, sophomores and those who are on staff were required to attend the event. However, for juniors and seniors it was optional. The S-5 senior Joselyn Valerio and senior  S-5 Krystal Rosales spent months planning the event and according to...

CPS will NOT end the school year early

CPS will NOT end the school year early

David Marroquin

May 24, 2017

On April 28th, Rahm Emanuel announced that CPS will not end the school year on June 1st despite losing the funding lawsuit. This caused a great upset too many students and some teachers, and many questions are left unanswered on how CPS will afford to keep the school open until June 16th. This issue caused a lot o...

Summer STEM and Leadership Program at the Naval Academy

Samuel Ferguson

May 23, 2017

This summer, a few students who are a part of PMA’s Prepster Program will be visiting the Naval Academy for summer leadership and STEM seminars. These seminars will be held for one week where participants will be able to utilize their technical skills by engaging in science projects or working...

Mr. Gaetjens Recognized by the State of Illinois as the Graduate Student of the Year!

Mr. Gaetjens Recognized by the State of Illinois as the Graduate Student of the Year!

May 17, 2017

  He is one of the coolest, humblest, and sharpest members of PMA’s faculty and staff. Mr. Jahn Gaetjens, Phoenix’s newest counseling intern, was recognized by the Illinois School Counselor Association (ISCA) as the Graduate Student of the Year for going above and beyond to make a difference...

Conference Coach of the Year: Alejandra Garcia

Abigail Smith

April 27, 2017

On April 1st, 2017, Debate coach Alejandra Garcia attended the city championships, where they sent a survey to all coaches asking to vote for a new finalist. Garcia was voted the Conference Coach of the Year, making her a finalist for the Golden Gavel Award, the highest honor given to a coach in the U...

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