The Phoenix Chronicle

A Portrayal of History

Jaylin Lara

March 29, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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