We Appreciate Our Volunteers

We had a very successful Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast today as parents of past and present Phoenix Academy students, board members, and volunteers of all walks of life gathered together to be recognized for their help. Our students even visited with volunteers, a class at a time, saying “thank you” in unison. Volunteers, thank you for […]

We Appreciate Our Teachers

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. […]

Patti Clark Day 2015

Today, in honor of our founder Patti Clark, the students had a Read and Feed! Patti Clark started the Phoenix Academy in 1990 with just one student and one teacher. Patti saw the need for a different way to teach struggling students to read. Phoenix Academy continues to use the Spalding curriculum that Patti believed […]

Healthy Choices

The College of Saint Mary’s Students visited Phoenix Academy with another successful lesson. This time, our students learned about health and nutrition. They first showed us the health plate and discussed the food groups.  Next they used a scale to measure the amount of sugar found in different food products. Our students had a blast! Thank […]

Celebrating Tiffany Robbins

Phoenix Academy Celebrates Tiffany Robbins Day

Every year on March 19th, Phoenix Academy Celebrates Tiffany Robbins Day. Tiffany Robbins was  a very kind person and an animal lover.  She lost a four year battle with cancer two years ago in July.  She is missed by all who knew her, but her spirit lives on here in the Read to the Dog room […]

Mrs. Monnier is part of MavPRSSA Panel

Phoenix Academy Joins MavPRSSA Panel

Patrice Monnier, Assistant Director at Phoenix Academy, took part in MavPRSSA’s (University of NE Omaha’s Maverick Public Relations Student Society of America) Panel of Professionals, which took place at UNO’s Community Engagement Center. Phoenix Academy Marketing Intern, Casey Riesberg, was glad to share the experience with Patrice Monnier as she shared her knowledge of Phoenix […]

A Whirlwind of Excitement for Phoenix Academy Students

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 […]

Phoenix Academy student predict what will happen to the candy heart.

Phoenix Academy Students Love to Learn

Phoenix Academy students love to learn and have been busy with many activities. In spirit of Valentines Day, Mrs. Ryan’s class rekindled their love for science with an experiment involving candy hearts. In this experiment the students predicted what would happen to a candy heart in one of four liquids: vinegar, soda, oil, and water. While […]