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Hispanic Youth Awards

Hispanic Youth Awards

December 14, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Uncategorized

The Hispanic Youth Foundation sponsored a scholarship called “The Youth Awards”, which is  specifically for Latino students who excel in their studies and help bring light to their community. There are three winners for each category who receive  a certain amount of money as a prize.  Scholars...

Wrestling at Kelly

Wrestling at Kelly

Yadira Figueroa

December 5, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Phoenix wrestling team attended their first match at Kelly on November 21, 2017  because they have been preparing themselves for their sport by practicing oftenly.   “We practice Monday through Saturday and we practice for about 3-4 hours,” said Senior Adrian Diaz.     The ...

PMA Hispanic Heritage Month

PMA Hispanic Heritage Month

Reyna Moreno

November 30, 2017


Filed under Phoenix Says, Showcase

During Hispanic Heritage Month, many people recognize the presence of Hispanic and Latino Americans in the United States and celebrate their heritage and culture. Some students will bring the varieties of food or performing in front of an audience to celebrate their heritage. Mrs. Raygoza and other performe...

Vote for the Seniors

Vote for the Seniors

Yadira Figueroa and Staff

November 15, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

Senior Odalis Torres, Alondra Quiroz, and Arieonna Smith applied for the Expressions Challenge Scholarship that is a $2,000 dollar scholarship awarded  by Walgreens. In order to win this scholarship they need enough votes to make it to the next round. The first round involves public votes. Voters c...

Twenty Juniors and Five Seniors Participate in Chicago Ideas Week

Twenty Juniors and Five Seniors Participate in Chicago Ideas Week

November 2, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

The Chicago Ideas Week program is a month-long event from October 3-October 21, 2017 providing 500 high school students from across Chicago direct access to Chicago Ideas Week and special programs designed for students. This includes direct access with globally recognized thought leaders, new experience...

Phoenix Boy’s Varsity Soccer Takes First Place In Conference

Phoenix Boy’s Varsity Soccer Takes First Place In Conference

Morelia Lara

October 27, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase, Sports

Remaining undefeated while winning their conference title did not come easy for the Varsity Phoenix Boy’s soccer team, yet it was one of the most memorable events for the team. On Tuesday, September 26, the Phoenix soccer team confronted Westinghouse College Prep and won first place in conference. ...

PSAT October 11th

PSAT October 11th

Uriah Allen

October 10, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

On October 10, 2017 it was announced outside during formation that Phoenix cadets will be taking the PSAT test on October 11th. “Students can wear the physical training uniform because we want you all to be comfortable while taking the test,” said 1st SGT Powell. The PSAT will consist of m...

Summer Fun in Hawaii!

Summer Fun in Hawaii!

Andrea Valadez

September 26, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

Over the summer, senior Joel Medina took a chance and participated in  “The Road Less Traveled”, which is an organization that allows teens to experience life changing events through summer service and adventures to different destinations. After speaking with the school counselor Mrs. Matz about his int...

Your way up in Europe

Your way up in Europe

Juan Guardado, Phoenix Editor

September 22, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

Everyone has the option to do whatever they want throughout the summer. Whether it be working, taking a college class, or hanging with friends, students in high school have the chance to do whatever they desire. However, Cadet Luis Martinez took a  chance that not a lot of students in high school get....

The Kenyon Experience

The Kenyon Experience

Kiara Balleza

September 22, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

For many students there are several amazing trips to choose from during the summer; whether they are  a paid internship,  a chance to travel to another part of the world, an opportunity to take college or STEM courses, or another activity  worth their  time. For Senior Christian Ciezobka attending a ...

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