Our students had a blast today painting pumpkins! While a room full of our students working on fun art projects generally results in a loud cheerful environment, the room was silent with focused brush tips creating their pumpkin masterpieces. Thanks again to Miss Sheila from Blooms for getting our students pumped for painting pumpkins today. […]
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Our Phoenix Academy Summer Kickstart students have had a doggone dynamic first few days of school. They’ve enjoyed recesses working on puzzles, fun and games and have been reading to service dogs throughout the day. Reading to service dogs has really helped them shake nervous reading habits to dig into reading confidence. Not to mention, […]
We are counting down the days to Omaha Gives! on May 20th, 2015. Omaha Gives! is a 24-hour online fundraising event led by the Omaha Community Foundation and sponsored by American National Bank. Last year Phoenix Academy raised, with bonus funds and prize money, a total of $47,174.74! We used the money to purchase new […]
Thank you Phoenix Academy teachers for making a difference in our students’ lives and for dedicating your time to making our school a positive learning environment for students. Thank you to all our families for making Teacher Appreciation Week so special for our amazing teachers. Our most sincere appreciation goes out to all of you. […]
Two students from the College of Saint Mary, Dayna and Shelby, visited Phoenix Academy on Wednesday to share some storm knowledge with our students. One Saint Mary’s student is studying to be a nurse and the other a teacher. They captured the room as they turned off the lights and turned on the static lightning […]
How important is daily reading? Would you like to be exposed or have your child exposed to 1.8 million words a year? Phoenix Academy requires all students to read for 20 minutes each night at home. Why? Common sense would say and *research has found that good readers naturally spend more time in daily reading. […]