The Phoenix Chronicle

Phoenix Fighting for First

Samuel Ferguson

November 24, 2015

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On Saturday, October 24, 2015, handpicked individuals within PMA’s student body were selected to participate in the Cadet Challenge competition. All high schools that have a JROTC program participated in this event. Usually hosted at a specific high school, the event was held at Chicago State Unive...

Why Not Make Homecoming Mandatory?

Melissa Moreno

November 24, 2015

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 The Homecoming dance is a traditional week that Phoenix Military Academy has every year for students to enjoy. Events  such as Military Ball are mandatory for freshman and sophomores, how come Homecoming isn’t? Homecoming’s purpose is to celebrate students, such as sophomores, juniors, senio...

A Slight Turn of Events

Jaylin Lara

November 23, 2015

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Halloween falls on October 31st, where people are allowed to dress differently from other days. People, such as Juniors Jeidy Garcia and Mayra Aguilar engage in this holiday, although previous occurrences alter their perspectives. “I may go out trick-or-treating, but I may stay home instead to do homewo...

Homecoming Ticket Cost

Jeidy Garcia

November 19, 2015

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Homecoming week is an annual event where everyone gathers together at PMA. Senior  Raianna Matchem (S5) is in charge of homecoming and other events. Matchem and the staff consult the cost for homecoming ticket, and the cost has been contentious over the previous years. Juniors Mayra Aguilar and J...

Homecoming Game

Homecoming Game

November 5, 2015

Filed under Fall Sports, Uncategorized

On October 17, 2015 Phoenix Military Academy had their homecoming football game against Manley at Rockne Stadium at  12:45 p.m. This was the moment everyone had been waiting for, to see PMA’s football team in action against Manley Phoenix’s football team was 4-3 and they needed to win their homeco...

Homecoming Music

Homecoming Music

Joshlyn Murphy

November 4, 2015

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On October 16, 2015 there was a Homecoming dance that took place at Phoenix Military Academy. Phoenix plans these dances every year to welcome the incoming students, as well as to recognize the football team. Some of the PMA students experienced many activities during Homecoming week; such as different ...

Boys Soccer Season Full of Hope

Christian Gutierrez

November 4, 2015

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Uncategorized

September is the time of year when the climate changes from summer to fall. The leaves fall off the trees, the weather gets a bit colder, and it is also the time when the Phoenix boys soccer team reunites. At Phoenix Military Academy  the transition from summer to fall means that the boys soccer seas...

Speaking Costumes

Juan Romo

November 4, 2015

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Not all costumes were following the stereotypical character or spooky disguise. On October 30th, the day of the halloween costume contest at Phoenix Military Academy, junior Frankie Franco wore a dress as his halloween costume and won 2nd place. “The costume was both creating a stand on social issues and ou...

Books for Days

Ryan Sanchez

October 28, 2015

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“I only have a little time to read, but when I do, I read as much as I can. I can’t wait till I have enough time to read for as long as I want,” Valadez said. Jackie Valdez, a junior at Phoenix MIlitary Academy loves reading books. She has been reading ever since she was a kid. One of her favorite...

“Seeking a future in cooking”

Shameria Jones

October 21, 2015

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Eduardo Macedonio is a 16-year-old junior currently attending Phoenix Military Academy. Macedonio finds culinary arts as one of his side hobbies, even though he spends most of his time dedicated to school, hoping to pass with straight A’s. As well as, having a “fun day” with his friends on the...

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