Phoenix Academy Welcomes New Staff Members

We are happy to welcome new staff members this year, some familiar faces and some new to Phoenix Academy. Mrs. Jennifer Trevett – teacher (has taught summer school and was a substitute at Phoenix Academy) Mrs. Beth Hardcastle – teacher (also a substitute last year), Mrs. Kathy Krainak (who taught summer school), Dr. Kerrie Ivey […]

Erin Gruwell Scholarship Luncheon Guest Speaker

Scholarship Luncheon Press Release

Freedom Writers Foundation’s Erin Gruwell to Speak at 2014 Phoenix Academy Scholarship Luncheon Tickets Now Available (Omaha, Neb. – Erin Gruwell, founder of the Freedom Writers Foundation and the inspiration for the 2007 movie Freedom Writers starring Hilary Swank, will be the featured speaker at the 2014 Phoenix Academy Scholarship Luncheon on Wednesday, Oct. 1, at the […]

How Chromebooks Have Enhanced Learning at Phoenix Academy

Omaha Gives! 2013 Omaha Gives! 2013 opened a world of opportunity for the students and staff at Phoenix Academy.  With the money people donated, the prize money and the matching funds, we raised over $33,000!  With that money, we were able to purchase much needed Chromebooks and equipment.  We now have a Computer Lab with […]

Omaha Gives

Omaha Gives! A Great Way to Support Phoenix Academy

Phoenix Academy is proud to again be participating in Omaha Gives! a 24-hour charitable challenge organized by the Omaha Community Foundation.  Last year Omaha Gives! 2013 was over the top successful for Omaha and for Phoenix Academy.  We were able to purchase Chromebooks and create a computer lab with the $33,000 plus we received in donations, […]

Hear Our Summer School Radio Ad

Listen here to our summer school radio ad.  Summer school is a great way to learn new skills, stay current on what was learned this school year, and get a jump start for fall.  Summer school at Phoenix Academy runs July 7th – August 1st.  Register now for morning or afternoon sessions.  Phoenix Academy – […]

Tiffany Robbins Day

Today was a very special day at Phoenix Academy – it was Tiffany Robbins Day.  We started the day with the following proclamation:  We proclaim today, March 19th, to be Tiffany Robbins Day at Phoenix Academy.  We welcome you here as we dedicate our Read to the Dog Room in Tiffany’s honor.  Tiffany was a […]

Studying the Holocaust at the Phoenix Academy

Written by students Regan and Sydney For the last several weeks Mrs. Lasenburg and Mrs. Hutchson’s Social Studies classes have been learning about the Holocaust and what happened during those tragic years between 1933 – 1945. Six million Jewish people from all over Europe died during the Holocaust. The most specific ghetto we studied was […]

Dr. Pickle & Phoenix Academy students

Phoenix Academy Students Perform With The Omaha Symphony

A select group of Phoenix Academy students performed with the Omaha Symphony http://www.omahasymphony.org/  at the Omaha Symphony’s Holiday Concert.  The concert was held on Thursday, December 19th at 7:00 p.m. at the Salvation Army Kroc Center (2825 Y St.) http://omahakroc.org/   Our students did a marvelous job. The students first learned the songs from our music […]