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 […]
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Mrs. Schweers class used some new technology to help the students with reading. The students experimented with LED finger lights that helped them to follow along easier. As you can see by the pictures the students really enjoyed using this new technology!
The NorthStar Foundation is an after-school program that allows for some of our Phoenix Academy students the chance for additional academic, athletic and social opportunities. On Friday October 13th, the boys got the chance to rock climb under the super vision of trained and licensed rock climbing instructors. All of the students had an awesome […]
October 4th 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 […]
In September, our students got to show off their artistic skills! They all did a great job showing off their particular talents. Our students will participate in these art classes once a month with Miss Sheila and Miss Lindsey. Here are some more pictures of what our students accomplished! […]
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 […]
As a reward for good and kind behavior, our students got a special treat on Monday, March 20th… a visit from the Kona Ice truck! For weeks our students worked hard to earn “hearts” by doing acts of kindness. Each student that earned a total of 12 hearts received the tropical ice treat reward. The […]
Friday, November 4th from 5-7 p.m. was a school-wide roller skating party at SkateDaze for Phoenix Academy. Students, parents, siblings and friends of Phoenix Academy students were all invited to attend. The event had a wonderful turnout, and it was great to see so many families, teachers and staff gather outside of school for […]
Our Phoenix Academy students have been very good at being responsible, respectful and safe this year so they earned a school-wide reward on Wednesday, October 19th. Our students had three different reward options to choose from: a popcorn and movie party, eat lunch outside with root beer floats for dessert, or pajama day. After the […]
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 […]