Transforming the Phoenix Academy Playground in 6 hours?

Transforming Phoenix Academy playground in 6 hours.  Today is the big day!  The Phoenix Academy “Build it with KaBOOM”  We have 200 volunteers here from Pacific Life Foundation and Phoenix Academy working to transform our playground.  Can we do it in 6 hours?  Stay tuned!  #playmatters.

UNO Service Learning Project

Full rooms, skylines, football and basketball players, and phoenixes too; fairies and princesses, and video game pop art held together with glue. These were the type of awesome art projects Mrs. Ryan and Mr. Cunningham’s Spalding students developed with help from UNO Art 1110: Foundation Drawing Design class. To begin the partnership, each Phoenix student […]

Anti-Bullying Day

Today was Anti-Bullying Day (a.k.a. Pink Shirt Day) at Phoenix Academy!  Pink shirt day was started by students in Canada because a boy at their school was bullied for wearing a pink shirt.  The students at this school stood up and all wore pink one day to show that is it okay to be different. […]

Mrs Schweers door decoration

Mrs. Schweers Classroom Wins Best Door

The votes are in! Due to popular vote by Phoenix Students and staff, Mrs. Schweers’ classroom won the best decorated door. In doing so, they won a doughnut breakfast, hot chocolate, and a free dress pass. It was a fun time for all who participated!

Phoenix Holiday Swag

Our Phoenix students have been enjoying their time with Miss Sheila once again. This time, they’ve been busy decorating holiday swags for their home. Pine cones, ribbons, glitter and pipe cleaners filled the room as the smell of evergreen trees wafted around.  As the students laughed and giggled cheerfully working on their art masterpieces, some […]

Construction Field Trip

 Yesterday our students went on a construction-themed field trip… right in our own backyard.  Our building expansion project is running along smoothly and workers have just begun to erect the steel beams. Adding the steel beams requires big machinery (including a crane that weighs 40,000 pounds) making it the perfect time for our students to […]

Painting Perfect Pumpkins

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. […]

JoAnn Deak, PhD

Michael B. Yanney and Dr. Maryanne Stevens, RSM, to be Honored

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 1, 2015 Contact: Christine Dunn, (402) 345-5401, ext. 107 or cdunn@vgagroup.com   Michael B. Yanney and Dr. Maryanne Stevens, RSM, to be Honored at 2015 Phoenix Academy Scholarship Luncheon Tickets Now Available Omaha, Neb. – Phoenix Academy is proud to announce its 2015 Scholarship Luncheon to be held on Friday, October […]

Phoenix Academy Groundbreaking Expansion Ceremony

Phoenix Academy started in 1991 in a single bay of a local shopping center, with just one student and one teacher. Since that time, the school has experienced significant growth. Our school eventually grew to take over an additional bay and then a small facility nearby. In 2011, with over 40 students, the school had […]

Phoenix Academy is competing to win $10,000

Vote for Phoenix Academy!

We’re excited to announce Phoenix Academy has been nominated as a Top Five Finalist in Metro’s Magazine’s “Big Event” under the category “Speaker/Special Guest.” Vote now and you can help Phoenix Academy compete to the Top 12–where we could be selected to win $10,000! [button link=”http://www.spiritofomaha.com/TheBigEvent-VOTE/” size= “large” color=”red”]Vote Here[/button]