The Phoenix Chronicle

Getting an Upgrade

Getting an Upgrade

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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