Teacher Spotlight – Ms. Keigon Lehn

This May, we’re excited to highlight our fabulous teacher, Ms. Keigon Lehn. This is Ms. Lehn’s second year as a full-time teacher at the Phoenix Academy – she has also taught two years of summer school with us!  Ms. Lehn currently teaches third and fourth grade. We visited with her about her time at Phoenix […]

Teacher Spotlight – Mrs. Hutchson

This month, we’re thrilled to share a bit more about our amazing teacher, Mrs. Hutchson. This is Mrs. Hutchson’s eighteenth year at the Phoenix Academy and her twenty-fourth year working in education.  Mrs. Hutchson currently teaches sixth and seventh grade at Phoenix Academy. She also teaches decoding, which is an important component of the unique […]

Teacher Spotlight – Mrs. Chavez

To kick off the new year, we’re highlighting one of our first-year teachers at Phoenix Academy – Mrs. Chavez. Prior to coming to Phoenix Academy, Mrs. Chavez worked in special education for five years. Now, she teaches second and third grade. We took a moment to chat with Mrs. Chavez about how the first semester […]

Activities To Make Your Holiday Break One for the Books

The holiday break is in full swing, and we know most children are over the moon about getting to take some time off from school! However, we know that for many parents, it can be difficult to keep children busy and entertained for the entire duration of the break. Here are a few activity ideas […]

Increasing Your Child’s Motivation to Read 

At the Phoenix Academy, we know the power of a good book! According to What Kids are Reading: And How They Grow, if your child spends just fifteen minutes reading a day between 1st and 12th grade, they’ll have read five million words by graduation – 3.5 million words more than those children who don’t.  But how can you […]

Teacher Spotlight – Mrs. Keri-Jo Micek

This month, we’re excited to recognize another one of our outstanding Phoenix Academy teachers – Keri-Jo Micek. This is Mrs. Micek’s second year at Phoenix Academy, but she has been working with children for over 27 years! She currently teaches kindergarten and first grade at Phoenix Academy.  We took a moment to chat with Mrs. […]

Dyslexia Awareness Month: Important Things to Know

Did you know that between 15-20% of people display some symptoms of dyslexia, according to the International Dyslexia Association? Yet dyslexia – a learning disorder that involves difficulty reading – often goes unnoticed or undiagnosed. In honor of Dyslexia Awareness Month, we’re sharing some of the most important things to know about this common condition.  […]

Teacher Spotlight – Ms. Amy Lucas

This month, we’re proud to recognize the hard work of one of our amazing Phoenix Academy teachers – Amy Lucas. Ms. Lucas has been teaching for ten years, and five of those have been at the Phoenix Academy. This year, she’s teaching sixth and seventh graders!  We took a moment to chat with Ms. Lucas […]