The Dog Days of Summer

Our 2016 Summer Kickstart program is in full swing here at Phoenix Academy! Our students are enjoying making new friends while brushing up on their reading and math skills.  One of the ways we encourage our students to read is through our R.E.A.D ( Reading Education Assistance Dogs) program.  We bring in therapy dogs and […]

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 […]

Grace University Education Visit

Thank you to Professor Campbell and her education students from Grace University for visiting our school today.  The students from Grace University came to observe our classrooms and see our unique teaching methods in action.  Our students and staff always love meeting new visitors and future teachers!

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. […]

Let It Snow!

  While the weather outside on Tuesday was frightful for drivers, our students thought it was just delightful!  They had a blast at recess playing in the freshly fallen snow.  When snow is on the ground, shovels are the top toy of choice on the playground.  As the song goes, “let it snow, let it […]

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 […]

Skutt Catholic Students Visit on Community Involvement Day

  Wednesday 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!  Our students had an absolute blast working with the Skutt students.  The volunteers worked alongside our students in the classroom, read books to the younger students, and even helped […]

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 Ceremony a Success!

    Thank you so much to all our friends, family and supporters who attended our expansion groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday of last week.  It was a lovely ceremony, and the rain stopped just in time to reveal a beautiful day.  Attendees were treated to some wonderful speeches by our Executive Director, Board President, Board Vice-President, […]

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 […]