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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...

Freshman Drill Marches to Success

Samuel Ferguson

February 18, 2016


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On Saturday, January 23, 2015, PMA’s freshman drill team and color guard competed in their first citywide drill competition. The competition was held at Harlan High school, where both teams had to rise up to the challenge and compete against other drill and color guard teams from various JROTC p...

Chicago Debate League

Stephani Lopez

February 17, 2016


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A student learns from many more places than just their classroom. A school’s debate team is one of those places. The Chicago Debate League (CDL) is in charge of organizing tournaments and competitions for the city of Chicago. Unfortunately, due to recent budget cuts at the CDL, debaters have been forced...

Chicago Scholars Applicants Take On ACT Early

Chicago Scholars Applicants Take On ACT Early

Octavio Sanchez

February 9, 2016


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As the new year kicks in there are many students getting ready to change the way the viewed school and others are getting ready for new programs. The program that seems really popular at the moment is Chicago Scholars. When applying to Chicago Scholars there is a rigorous application process. Some have...

Planet Nine

Planet Nine

Ezequiel Diaz

February 1, 2016


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Planet Nine is a recently discovered planet that is said to replace Pluto, which was once a planet before.  It is said it replaced Pluto because Pluto was once a planet, but they took it out of the nine planets because it was not big enough to be considered a planet, while the new planet found is w...

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