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April Newsletter

2018 April Newsletter Important Dates: April 13th: No School April 27th: Middle School Dance May 2nd: Hot Dog Lunch May 3rd: Children’s Scholarship Due May 3rd: Skate Daze May 4th: No School May 8th: Teacher Appreciation May 17th: Volunteer Appreciation May 21st: OmahaGives May 24th: Last Day of School (Dismissal at Noon) Summer School: July […]

Scholarship Luncheon Photo

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 […]

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 […]

Skutt Catholic Students Visit on Community Involvement Day

Today 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 […]