The Phoenix Chronicle

Top Cadets of Quarter 3

Top Cadets of Quarter 3

Jose Cruz

March 16, 2020

In the spotlight. Each quarter two cadets from each grade level are chosen by the teachers at their grade level meeting. The cadets are nominated by a teacher then the teachers vote. They are chosen based on how hard they work and the determination shown by the cadets in class. “I felt proud th...

New Track Team

New Track Team

Jalen Johnson, Reporter

March 6, 2020

Get excited because there is a new track team at PMA. In the month of November, Phoenix Military Academy started a brand new track team. Coach Tramil wanted to start the team and there were students interested after hearing announcements and seeing posters encouraging them to join. Some of these students...

Getting an Upgrade

Senior Alvin Du works on one of the new computers in Mr. McElgunn's room.

Kevin Vargas, reporter

February 21, 2020

For a long time, Mr. McElgunn’s art lab has been using the same computers. These computers had slowed down so much that students were having a hard time doing their work. In the beginning of January the art lab got an upgrade. The old computers couldn’t be fixed so newer, better computers took...

Posse Winner!

Posse Winner!

Jose Cruz

February 14, 2020

A full-ride to Agnes Scott. Senior Jacqueline Lopez beat her competition and prevailed as the Posse Scholarship winner. In order to apply for the Posse scholarship a senior must be nominated by their high school, demonstrate leadership within their high school and community, and demonstrate academic potent...

Sanchez to State

Sanchez to State

Damien Ponce

February 4, 2020

When the flag team competed in January, senior Fernanda Sanchez qualified for state with her solo performance. Sanchez is looking forward to moving on and performing the best she can.   “The first time I performed I was really nervous, but because I had never been in a competition and I wa...

HOAH! OORAH!

HOAH! OORAH!

David Orozco, Editor

January 23, 2020

Enlisting into the military is a huge step and commitment these nine students have taken, six of which enlisted into the United States Army National Guard and the remaining three into the United States Marine Corps. Each student has their own personal reasons for enlisting, many which are similar....

Paris Steps Down as Athletic Director

Paris Steps Down as Athletic Director

David Orozco, Editor

December 10, 2019

After 19 years of being the Athletic Director, Roland Paris is finally retiring. Paris has been with Phoenix since its opening at Orr in 2004. He has a long history at Phoenix as a security guard, which he will continue to do. Paris has coached the girls volleyball team, girls and boys softball teams,...

Changes to CPS Policies Affect the Heritage Fiesta

Changes to CPS Policies Affect the Heritage Fiesta

Usbaldo Fernandez, reporter

December 5, 2019

Heritage Day celebrates cultures and their shared beliefs and traditions. Phoenix has hosted an assembly that allowed students to bring in homemade food. Students often brought their favorite dishes from their own culture. This year was one of many annual fiestas organized by Mrs. Raygoza and Ms. Urquhart....

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