LeDerick R. Horne

Save the Date for LeDerick R. Horne

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. […]

Students at Lauritzen Gardens

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 […]

FEI World Cup Finals Exhibit Field Trip

On Friday, March 31st, our whole school took a field trip to the FEI World Cup Finals Exhibit at the CenturyLink Center.  This was such an amazing opportunity, as Omaha was chosen this year to be the host city for this international event. First held in 1986, the FEI World Cup™ Dressage Final features the […]

Angela Duckworth

Phoenix Academy Scholarship Luncheon

Phoenix Academy Scholarship Luncheon Gets Gritty and Honors Omaha Education Advocates Omaha, Neb. – The 2017 Phoenix Academy Scholarship Luncheon was held Wednesday, February 1, at Hilton Omaha. More than 340 people attended the Luncheon, which featured Angela Duckworth, Ph.D.  Angela is an author and Professor of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania.  Angela studies […]

Getting “Gritty” and Ready for the Scholarship Luncheon

 This week, our students were tasked with a very important art project: making the centerpieces for our upcoming Scholarship Luncheon!  For every luncheon, our students help create the wonderful centerpieces that make our tables come to life. With the theme of this year’s luncheon being “Grit,” (Our keynote speaker is Angela Duckworth, author of the […]

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Complete

 Thank you to all our parents, families, board members, supporters, and friends for attending our official ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, October 6th, 2016.  It was wonderful to have so many people come together to celebrate the expansion of our school.  The year-long building expansion project added five additional classrooms and a lower-level multi-purpose room for […]

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

Phoenix Academy will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its 13,800 square foot expansion and renovation project on Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 10 a.m. The $2.4 million building expansion project added five additional classrooms and a lower-level multi-purpose room for lunches, indoor recess and large group gatherings. In addition, the renovation has provided space for […]

Author Jennifer Holland to Visit on October 4th, 2016

  Phoenix Academy students are in for a real treat as we welcome author Jennifer Holland to our school on Tuesday, October 4th, 2016, to discuss her brand new book, Unlikely Friendships: Dogs.  Ms. Holland will give a special presentation and afterward students will have the option to have a book signed by the author. […]

Back to School Night

The 2016/2017 school year has begun!  It is so wonderful to have our school filled with students once again, eager to learn and make new friends.  This is a very special school year for us, as our building expansion project is nearly complete! Five new classrooms were added, as well as a large, multi purpose […]

The Phoenix Academy Playground is Finished

Thank you to the Pacific Life Foundation and Kaboom! for making our new Phoenix Academy playground a reality. Not only did all of our volunteers build a playground today but they mixed pallets upon pallets of concrete, moved 130 cubic yards of mulch, built 4 picnic tables, 4 benches, 2 storage cubes, 4 trash and […]