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. […]