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Phoenix Firebird Soars! Named Recipient of the Army National ROTC Scholarship

Phoenix Firebird Soars! Named Recipient of the Army National ROTC Scholarship

Samuel Ferguson

February 22, 2017

Filed under Features, News

Earlier in the school year, senior Fabian Patino commuted to the University of Illinois at Chicago to take a physical training test that would later qualify him for a full-tuition scholarship at a few colleges and universities in the city. In February, Patino was notified that out of thousands of applic...

Will Sending Feds Save Chicago?

David Marroquin

February 17, 2017

Filed under News

Violence in Chicago is not anything new, however, in the last couple of years, things have gone from bad to worse. In response to this, President Donald Trump tweeted on January 24, 2017, “If  Chicago doesn't fix the horrible "carnage" going on, 228 shootings in 2017 with 42 killings (up 24% from 2016), I...

Death of Princess Leia

Death of Princess Leia

Elizabeth Sotelo

January 25, 2017

Filed under Features, News

Death of Princess Leia One of the main characters from Star Wars passed away, Carrie Fisher, also known as the great Princess Leia. Carrie Fisher passed away from a heart attack on December 27, 2016. It all started on December 23, 2016 on her flight from London to Los Angeles, although her condition wa...

Time to Donate!

Eduardo Brito

January 24, 2017

Filed under News

  Becoming a hero is not as hard as one might think. Although the word “hero” is often represented as  someone with supernatural powers, you could be an ordinary hero without even realizing it. One blood donation could save up to three different lives. Blood today is constantly needed and wi...

Compass Testing Benefits

Yessenia Lopez

January 12, 2017

Filed under News

  Compass is an untimed placement exam that helps City Colleges of Chicago determine courses that best suit students ability to perform academically. This test consists of a reading, writing, and math portion. Each student is notified whether they pass or not the same day he or she submits t...

New Sheriff In Town

Salvador Gonzalez

January 11, 2017

Filed under Features, News

With a new school year, came a new colonel for Phoenix Military Academy. Everyone welcomed her with a big “hooah” to make her feel like home. Although some cadets miss our last Colonel, there's nothing that can be done to bring him back. “I wish he stayed for our last year,” said senior Ed...

Chemistry Within Grades

Bryan Sanchez

December 21, 2016

Filed under Editorials, Features, News, Phoenix Says

In Phoenix Military Academy, AP Chemistry was introduced last year; however, it dropped some student’s grades and changed their schedules.   Students in AP Chemistry are engaged in  a very rigorous class with only 98 minutes of working, studying, taking notes and asking questions. The c...

JEA/NSPA Journalism Convention

Samuel Ferguson, Editor

November 29, 2016

Filed under News

From November 10th to November 13th, students from Phoenix Military Academy visited Indianapolis for the JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention. They involved themselves in competitions and attended seminars that enhanced their journalism skills. All of the thirty students who attended were...

Election Day Aftermath

David Marroquin

November 28, 2016

Filed under News

After a year and a half of debate and controversy, the United States has finally confirmed the next president. Despite Hillary Clinton winning the popular vote, the electoral college voted for Donald J. Trump to become the 45th president of the country. Trump won the election by receiving 290 votes while Cl...

Football Season is Saved

Tarvaris Robinson

November 16, 2016

Filed under News

Senior football players almost witness their last season come to an early end.This year all of CPS' football teams almost witnessed their last season for the year which caused most seniors to worry because, they didn't want to end the season so early.When ask the question How did you feel when you were ...

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