Phoenix Academy is proud to announce LeDerick R. Horne as the keynote speaker for the 2020 Scholarship Luncheon to be held on Thursday, February 27 at Hilton Omaha. LeDerick is an artist of the spoken word, an advocate for people with disabilities and an ambassador to all. Please save the date for this inspiring event. […]
Author Archive: George Lozier
2019 Scholarship Luncheon
The 2019 Annual Phoenix Academy Scholarship Luncheon was a great success! We were delighted to have Dean Bragonier as our featured speaker this year. Dean is the Founder and Executive Dyslexic of NoticeAblity Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to helping students with dyslexia identify their unique gifts and build self-esteem. Our middle school students participated […]
Lauritzen Gardens Field Trip
On Friday, May 11th, the students from Phoenix Academy went on a field trip. The students all ventured to Lauritzen Gardens for a morning with exploration and nature. While the day was cloudy and cool, the students were bright and enthusiastic about the gardens. They especially enjoyed the trains, the Japanese gardens, the rose gardens […]
Fit N Ready
Some of our Phoenix Academy boys participated in our ‘Fit N Ready’ program this morning and really enjoyed the games and activities they played. The boys put together their own version of a gaga pit. Check out these pictures posted below to get a feel for how much fun they had!
2018 Scholarship Luncheon
On March 22, 2018, Phoenix Academy hosted its annual Scholarship Luncheon at the Hilton Downtown Omaha. Over 325 people came out to eat lunch, listen to the speakers, award recipients and show their support for Phoenix Academy. Our keynote speaker was the nationally known expert on learning disabilities, Rick Lavoie. Mr. Lavoie spoke about the […]
A Visit from Ellie the Elephant
Our students had a fun surprise visitor at school today- Ellie the Elephant stopped by to say hello! Ellie is a life-size, charismatic, empathy-building animatronic (walking and talking!) elephant. Ellie came to our school today to chat with our elementary students about empathy and how they can help animals suffering in captivity at places like circuses and […]
Reading with electronics!
Mrs. Schweers class used some new technology to help the students with reading. The students experimented with LED finger lights that helped them to follow along easier. As you can see by the pictures the students really enjoyed using this new technology!
NorthStar Foundation- Rock Climbing
The NorthStar Foundation is an after-school program that allows for some of our Phoenix Academy students the chance for additional academic, athletic and social opportunities. On Friday October 13th, the boys got the chance to rock climb under the super vision of trained and licensed rock climbing instructors. All of the students had an awesome […]
Skutt Catholic Community Involvement Day
October 4th was Skutt Catholic High School’s annual “Community Involvement Day” and we were excited to have a group of students visit our school to volunteer! As always, our students had an absolute blast working with the Skutt students. The volunteers worked alongside our students in the classroom helping with reading and math, read books […]
In September, our students got to show off their artistic skills! They all did a great job showing off their particular talents. Our students will participate in these art classes once a month with Miss Sheila and Miss Lindsey. Here are some more pictures of what our students accomplished! […]