The Phoenix Chronicle

Phoenix Destroys Al Raby in season opener

Kelvin Freemen

December 11, 2015

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Phoenix military boys basketball team starts their first game with a win. They destroyed the Al Raby Wildcats  by beating them by 40 points. The varsity team maintain to keep the lead throughout the whole game. Everyone played and most scored points. The team been practicing all year to better th...

Working On Black Friday

Diana Aguilar

December 7, 2015

Filed under News, Uncategorized

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and everyone is excited to spend time with their family and enjoy the festivities. Everyone is in a happy mood to reunite their family for one time a year. However, some people don’t have the privilege of enjoying the company of their families and celebrating ...

Is This Really A Break?

Jaylin Lara

December 3, 2015

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During the year, students from Phoenix Military Academy are off during the holidays. Current juniors Mayra Aguilar and Jackie Valadez may be off school, but they are not on break from doing homework. Although homework is often given to practice one’s skills, is it unfair for students to be ...

Alpha Sapphire and Omega Ruby

Stephani Lopez

December 2, 2015

Filed under Games, Uncategorized

Alpha Sapphire and Omega Ruby, the newest games in the Pokémon series, are remakes of the 2002 games Pokémon Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald. These games are role playing video games where the player is a trainer for the species of creatures called Pokémon. The player has to pick from three presel...

Pending Teacher Strike

Joshlynn Murphy

December 1, 2015

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Teachers who work for Chicago Public Schools have a contract which grants them an estimated amount of time to work. This contract states it will be renewed every 4 years and all teachers have to come to an agreement. When there isn’t a stable choice, strikes tend to happen. In June of 2015, the CPS...

How can financial issues affect strategic planning in your future?

Shameria Jones

November 30, 2015

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Many people seem to realize that financial issues may be their biggest obstacle when it comes to trying to build a successful future for themselves. Having a strategic plan helps students' ideas become more organized.  Students learned about strategic plans and financial planning when Junior Achi...

Volleyball State Run hits abrupt loss

Gladis Martinez

November 30, 2015

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Uncategorized

The girls volleyball team played their last game on Monday October 26, 2015 against Holy Trinity High School. It was a very close game for both teams, but Trinity got the win 25-23. For the entire Phoenix volleyball team. Thier loss had a huge impact especially for Senior Maria Jimenez and Junior Lesley...

El Clasico

El Clasico

Kevin Beccerra

November 30, 2015

Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

This Saturday one of the biggest games in the world will take place. Europe’s giants, FC Barcelona and Real Madrid C. F., will be facing each other in a very important game that could help decide the fate of their season. Currently Barcelona is three points ahead of Madrid in the La Liga table, but th...

National Awards

Melissa Moreno

November 30, 2015

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On Thursday November 12, twelve students including  juniors Alejandra Olaguez and Abigail Smith attended the Journalism Education Association’s National Journalism Convention. They traveled to Orlando and arrived about 9:00 am. “The hardest thing about the contest was not knowing what to expect....

Cookie Dough Fundraiser

Jeidy Garcia

November 24, 2015

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Students were involved in a fundraiser for the school and juniors had to sell at least three items. They were allowed to ask anyone to buy something from them, although they only had two weeks. Juniors Maria Reyes and Jaylin Lara have same views based on the Cookie dough fundraiser, but different...

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