February 2022 Newsletter
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Phoenix Academy news.
January 2022 Newsletter
Please read the January Newsletter to learn more about important events at Phoenix Academy.
Joe runs across Nebraska for Phoenix Academy
Joe Wiebold is a parent of a current Phoenix Academy student. Starting August 1, 2018 Joe is going to run across the state of Nebraska. He is starting in Western Nebraska in Henry, NE. He will continue to run across the state until he arrives at the Bob Kerry Pedestrian Bridge on August 10th. Joe […]
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 […]
Summer R.E.A.D. Program Fun!
As Summer Kickstart 2017 comes to a close, it is time to reflect on all the fun we have had and progress that has been made this summer. Our students have enjoyed making new friends while brushing up on their reading and math skills. One of the unique ways we encourage our students to […]
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 […]
Rep. Don Bacon honors board member Sara Woods
At Phoenix Academy, we are so fortunate to have such a strong and dedicated group of board members. They all work tirelessly to help us continue our mission of helping students with learning challenges get back on track. On March 9th, one of our board members (and former board president), Sara Woods, was honored for […]
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 […]