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Are Guns Toys?

Are Guns Toys?

Lisset Lott

February 6, 2017


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Are Guns Toys? Written by: Lisset Lott Guns can be bought as easily as toys can, straight  off the shelves. Hundreds of stores sell guns, from big chains like Walmart  simply by  answering  four to five questions about your background on crimes to drugs.Then they send your information to the FBI ...

Tattoos for teens

Tattoos for teens

Anthony Dawson

February 1, 2017


Filed under Phoenix Says

In today’s society every teenager is trying to get a tattoo to stand out from others. Tattoos are pretty cool and all, but planning beforehand about what tattoos you should get and where you should put it is very crucial. Even though it is possible to get a tattoo removed, it does cost a lot of money...

Student Parking

Student Parking

Veronica Perez

January 20, 2017


Filed under Features, Phoenix Says

Recently the students of PMA have been told that we as students can not park in a certain part of the streets. PMA does not have a student parking lot like other schools do. PMA students have to find a place to park at on the streets. The neighborhood where the schools is located is not that safe and...

The Birds and the Bees

The Birds and the Bees

Ingrid Pureco

January 13, 2017


Filed under Phoenix Says

When some particular topics come up, teachers often shy away from the conversation, dangerously leaving students to teach each other. This is especially true when it comes to anything dealing with sex. Since it is so pushed away and hidden from the conversation platform, many female students have ended...

Gift Ideas for a Friend

Veronica Perez

January 10, 2017


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Gift Ideas for a Friend By: Veronica Perez Every year when Christmas comes, we all want to gift all our friends a gift. It is a very stressful time for some of us because sometimes you want to have a chance to give a friend a gift but you might not know what to give them or what how much to sp...

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...

Halloween Is A Crime Magnet

Halloween Is A Crime Magnet

Eduardo Brito

November 16, 2016


Filed under Phoenix Says

Halloween Is A Crime Magnet By: Eduardo Brito Today in society, we are faced with a lot of violence and crime issues around major cities. Halloween is the day people see as the “purge” day where crimes could be committed and will suffer no consequences, due to the fact that their faces are cov...

Lack of Vegan options at CPS

Ashley Ochoa

June 7, 2016


Filed under Phoenix Says

Chicago Public Schools lunch menu offers a variety of food nutrients such as wheat, meats, vegetables, fruits and milk. What is the hardest part about being a vegetarian when all your friends are meat eaters? You have less food options to choose from. Any vegetarian or vegan that attends a Chi...

Is Kaplan Beneficial or Not?

Is Kaplan Beneficial or Not?

Daisy Bucio

May 23, 2016


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On May 3rd, 2016 every junior in Illinois took the ACT standardized test. Schools, especially Phoenix Military Academy, have been working hard on helping their students practice and find new strategies for tackling the ACT. For example, many students in Phoenix Military Academy were part of the Kaplan...

CHEATING

Erik Bernabe

May 18, 2016


Filed under Phoenix Says

There was a time when cheating was rare in schools, but today the “importance of learning” aspect has been eliminated. School exists so that we will be educated, not so everyone can cheat their way into being successful. Instead, everyone is focused on making the top ten percent of their class, no...

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