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A Doggone Great Time at Summer Kickstart

Our Phoenix Academy Summer Kickstart students have had a doggone dynamic first few days of school. They’ve enjoyed recesses working on puzzles, fun and games and have been reading to service dogs throughout the day. Reading to service dogs has really helped them shake nervous reading habits to dig into reading confidence. Not to mention, […]

A Ponca Hills Round-Up

Just before school ended, Phoenix Academy rounded up our students for yet another successful Ponca Hills field trip. This year, the school was divided into 4 groups, The Red Chestnuts, The Yellow Palomino’s, The Overo Orange’s, and The Black Stallion’s. Each group had a corresponding bandana. One at a time the groups went on a […]

Project Hope, Inc. the GOTR Community Service Project

Our Phoenix Academy Girls on the Run chose as their Community Service Project collecting food for Project Hope, Inc. Working on a community service project is part of the Girls on the Run curriculum. Project Hopes mission is to “Share your food with the hungry…. Give clothes to those who need them”. The GOTR girls […]

Girls on the Run Put to the Test & Help Others Too

Best wishes to the Phoenix Academy Girls on the Run who will be participating in the finale of the year – the 5K run in Lincoln, NE this Saturday, May 9th. Our GOTR girls have learned so much this year about health and fitness.  They have learned the importance of eating the right foods with […]

April showers bring May…baskets!

With May Day and Mother’s Day just around the corner, Ms. Sheila had an exciting project for our student art class this month: baskets!  Made from berry cartons, our students had a fun afternoon making two different baskets, one for May Day and another for Mother’s Day.  The class started with students using crayons to […]

Tutus, tutus, everywhere tutus!

Phoenix Academy Girls on the Run are busy making tutus!  They will proudly wear their Phoenix red, yellow, and black tutus for the 5K practice race April 25th, and 5K race in Lincoln on May 9th.  Thank you to the parents and teachers who volunteered their time or supplies to make this project so special […]

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 […]

Congrats Mrs. Trevett!

We would like to congratulate Mrs. and Mr. Trevett on the birth of their baby girl, Jordyn Marie! She was born on March 12th at 12:53 and was 6 lbs 13 oz and 20 inches long. Congratulations!   

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 […]