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 […]

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 […]

Girls on the Run

Phoenix Academy is participating in Girls on the Run for the first time ever. Already, our girls are talking the talk before they walk the walk–or run rather. The girls began the first day by defining words like confidence and contribution and describing how they will use these words in their everyday experiences, as well […]

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 […]