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Snack Time

Karael Eubanks

February 16, 2016


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When students complain about being hungry, it can distract them and other students from their work, so there should should be a specific time that students are  allowed to eat snacks either in or outside of the classroom. Teachers and other faculty members believe that students should not  eat insid...

Seniors Cranking out Last Minute Apps

Seniors Cranking out Last Minute Apps

Jazel Pena

February 11, 2016


Filed under Features, Opinions

As the end of the school year approaches, seniors rush to complete and submit last minute college applications. Perhaps it is a bit juvenile to be completing applications that can determine the rest of our lives so late in the year, but nonetheless, they are still getting done. Not all students are doin...

Cultural Homogenization

Stephani Lopez

February 10, 2016


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In 1492 Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue. What he brought with him was a ship full of slaves and several diseases that killed off many Native Americans. Students are reminded of it every year starting in  elementary school. But why is it not taught that Hernan Cortes sailed in 1518 and c...

“Police Shooting Cover-ups Of Unarmed Men”

Shameria Jones

January 15, 2016


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Lately, Chicago has become an embattled city, with headlines on police shootings regularly making national news. There has been a lot of talk about the police and the shootings of unarmed people in Chicago, and the question many people are wondering about is: If the duties of a police officer, also...

The True Meaning of Christmas

Christain Uribe

January 4, 2016


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Christmas is a annual festival that celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ and is mainly celebrated by christians. “I think the true meaning of Christmas is for the family to get together and celebrate the birth of Jesus,” said Vanessa Uribe. Saint Nicholas is said to be the real life inspirati...

Are We Next?

Are We Next?

Eduardo Brito

December 16, 2015


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*NOTE FROM THE EDITOR- We do not condone ISIS, we are only using the flag for Journalistic Reasons. Chicago,one of the most populated cities, is threatened by ISIS to be the next city who is targeted. “U.S intelligence officials intercepted messages that terror suspects may have planned attacks in ...

This Means War

Anthony Labrado

December 16, 2015


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ISIS has had a considerable spread of influence throughout the past couple of years. . According to the Kurdish Chief of Staff Massoud Barzani, ISIS has members close to 200,000, and they are quickly rising due to influences from social media sources like Twitter and Facebook. Besides the 130 peop...

Where did the Defense Go?

Where did the Defense Go?

Anthony Labrado, Sports Editor

December 2, 2015


Filed under Editorials, Fall Sports, Sports

The Firebirds have had four winning seasons in a row, with three possible chances to go into the IHSA playoffs. However, it has always been stopped-short due to one loss. Many people believe that this is the cause of a wavering offense that has fell to graduating seniors and the injury of our form...

Should Formation be Mandatory?

Madeleine Moreno

November 24, 2015


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Formation at Phoenix Military Academy is where cadets fall into companies and listen to the commands from a commander. During Formation the cadets are informed of important information and events. Many students are unable to attend formation because of how early it is, for instance it starts at 7:30 ...

Homecoming V.S. Military Ball

Homecoming V.S. Military Ball

November 2, 2015


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Homecoming is the traditional dance that occurs in the beginning of the school year. Everyone in Phoenix Military Academy  is invited and they as well can bring a guest. Since Phoenix is a military school, it has Military Ball which occurs in late May. Does it ever occur to you which dance students pre...

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