The Phoenix Chronicle

We Are the Art

We Are the Art

Bisali Pinto

March 13, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

Nothing speaks louder than a poem made from the heart. Junior Isaiah Carrasquillo created a poem and competed against many other schools for this year’s Louder Than A Bomb competition. Carrasquillo ended up placing as a Quarter Finalist and moved on to compete in Semi Finals. He was the first person...

Dream Competition

Dream Competition

Cindy Nunez

March 8, 2019


Filed under Showcase

His Dream His Award   The Dream Fellowship Competition is for a scholarship that celebrates and supports first generation college students by offering students financial aid. Winners can receive a stipend to cover four years of books and fees. Having searched and applied, senior Auri Mart...

Flagline Wins State

Flagline Wins State

Kenny Wilkerson

February 20, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

Success is no accident, and it showed when the PMA Flagline performed in Springfield, Illinois at the Bank of Springfield Center for the Illinois Drill Team Association state finals. Prior to competing for the state title, they rehearsed their routine several times for many hours leaving coaches Darr...

A Champion on the Rise

A Champion on the Rise

Damien Ponce

February 12, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

Wrestling is a very physical sport that takes  a lot of energy and drains a person to their limit. In order to meet weight requirements and improve overall one must train their body to exceed its limits and try and become the best. Junior Jaylene Goree has done just that and made school history to win ...

Defending the Record

Defending the Record

Kevin Vargas

January 23, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

Chicago Pro boxer Christian Williams, 24, has been fighting since he was eight years old, a total of 16 years experience in the ring. Williams fights in the lightweight division at 123 pounds and has five wins zero losses and four knockouts. On February 16th, Williams will be defending his record in...

Service Academy Nominations

Service Academy Nominations

Josseline Manzanares

January 18, 2019


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This year Phoenix Military Academy had the biggest class of nominations, which  helps students get one step closer towards their goal of getting into service academies. Seniors Destiny Ortega, Jazzlyn Gavina, Kenny Wilkerson and Stoykof Nunez were selected to receive nominations from their congress...

Class of 2024 Chicago Scholars Applications Now Open

Class of 2024 Chicago Scholars Applications Now Open

Kenny Wilkerson

January 18, 2019


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“We uniquely select, train, and mentor academically ambitious students from under-resourced communities to complete college and become the next generation of leaders who will transform their neighborhoods and our city”- Chicago Scholars.   Chicago scholars, a seven year program conta...

Questbridge Recipient: Efrain Colunga

Questbridge Recipient: Efrain Colunga

Cindy Nunez

December 18, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

The Questbridge National College Match is a college and scholarship application process to help academically high achieving high school seniors be able to get a full four-year scholarship to the nation’s most selective colleges. Senior Efrain Colunga is one of the students  granted admission to Emory Un...

On the Road to Success

On the Road to Success

Cindy Nunez

December 18, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Twenty-one seniors, including Jacqueline Ortiz woke up as early as 6:00 a.m in the morning to go to Onsite, an event organized by Chicago Scholars. This event gives the seniors the opportunity to meet their prospective colleges and get acceptances as well as scholarships on the spot, and Ortiz was no e...

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