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Confederate Flag Day

Jose Guel

April 4, 2016


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On March 5, The Sons of the Confederate Veterans are organizing a Confederate Flag day at Gettysburg National Military Park in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania in hopes of making the day an official holiday. The Sons of the Confederate Veterans came up with this idea when they realized that the American ...

Posse Winner Selvyn Martinez

Xavier Martinez

April 4, 2016


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The Posse Scholarship is one of the most prestigious scholarships in the country and is awarded to only the best students. Phoenix Military Academy has had numerous Posse cholars over the last couple of years and this year there are three students that were nominated. Senior Selvyn Martinez, is ...

Primary Phoenix Firebird Nomination

Primary Phoenix Firebird Nomination

Genesis Vasquez

April 4, 2016


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An unforgettable day for senior Anthony Labrado was on March 11, 2016, Congressman Luis Gutierrez went to Phoenix Military Academy to nominate Labrado to the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York. Zografo Argyres, Labrado’s mom, knows that her son is a hard worker because he has pu...

A Portrayal of History

Jaylin Lara

March 29, 2016


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On February 25,2016 a movie/play was performed to celebrate black history month in the gym. Phoenix cadets and teachers participated in this event. Samuel Ferguson and Cinthia Bustos share their reaction. “I was really shocked during the play. My mouth dropped when I saw the pregnant girl picking...

Donation to Flint Michigan

Kimberly Huerta

March 22, 2016


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Over the past few months there have been problems with the drinking water in Michigan. Lead was found in the water and was making the residents sick. In Flint, Michigan people have been trying to help out with replacing the lead contaminated water. The filtration system needs to be a replaced in order...

Microsoft Field Trip

Microsoft Field Trip

Kevin Becerra

March 18, 2016


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On March 8th, Mr. Henton took a group of students interested in the field of electronics to the Microsoft Office store in Oakbrook, to get an inside look on how this Fortune 500 company is run. On this trip senior Erik Nava was given the opportunity to explore an interesting career path and find out...

A Firebird at an all Women’s College!

A Firebird at an all Women’s College!

Genesis Vasquez

March 18, 2016


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Phoenix Military Academy senior Mayra Deleon recently won the Posse Scholarship after a long application and interview process. She will be attending Agnes Scott College, an all women’s school, in the Fall of 2016, as a college freshman. For Deleon, the application process was very intimidating for her b...

West Point LEADS: Demonstrating Leadership and Ethics

West Point LEADS:  Demonstrating Leadership and Ethics

Samuel Ferguson

March 16, 2016


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On March 4, 2016, the West Point Leadership Ethics and Diversity in STEM (LEADS) conference was held at Phoenix Military Academy. Cadets from the United States Military Academy at West Point and other prominent figures visited the school to discuss the importance of making ethical decisions and STEM....

Nevada Primary

Alexis Garcia

March 9, 2016


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CTU Walk-ins Citywide

Joshlynn Murphy

March 8, 2016


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The Chicago Teachers Union held several "walk-in" protests Wednesday morning as part of an ongoing opposition to Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the appointed Chicago Board of Education. The union and other groups planned to organize this event at dozens of schools citywide, calling on the city and Chicago P...

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