DECA Drop & Shop supports Phoenix Academy

Bellevue West DECA was featured on the Channel 6 news last Saturday for their Drop & Shop fundraiser for Phoenix Academy.  The DECA team had several fun stations set up for the children  – an station where the kids made a cute penguin ornament, a coloring station with Christmas coloring sheets, a game station, a […]

Today is #GIVINGTUESDAY

TODAY is #GivingTuesday.  In honor of #GivingTuesday, consider giving a new book to the Phoenix Academy library.  Books can be dropped off at the school or Bellevue West High School (see News regarding “Phoenix Academy Week”).  Thank you! On Tuesday November 27, 2012 charities, families, businesses and individuals are coming together to transform the way […]

Gov. Heineman Declares this week “Phoenix Academy Week – Rise Read Succeed” thanks to Bellevue West DECA Students.

Nebraska Governor, Dave Heineman, has declared Novemer 25th-December 1st “Phoenix Academy Week – Rise Read Succeed” at the request of Bellevue West DECA.  During this week Bellevue West DECA members will be collecting book donations for the Phoenix Academy library.  Donations can be dropped off at Bellevue West High School or Phoenix Academy. DECA is […]

Family Fun Day – Nov. 4th, 2 – 5pm.

Mark your calendars for Sunday, November 4th from 2:00-5:00 p.m. for the Third Annual Phoenix Academy Family Fun Day at Ponca Hills Farm.  This is for past and present students, families, staff & friends of the Phoenix Academy.  Ponca Hills Farm is an equestrian facility located on 300 acres at 14605 N. 42nd Street in Omaha.  […]

Student reading with our READ Dog Sammie

2012 Summer School

Summer School 2012 our four week intensive reading and math program was held June 4th – 29th, from 8:30 – noon, Monday through Friday.  Summer school is a condensed version of our school year program.  Students worked on reading, writing, spelling, and math. Here is what parents and students had to say about summer school: […]

HBO movie “Journey into Dyslexia”

The Phoenix Academy, in partnership with the NE Dyslexia Association, held a free showing of the HBO movie “Journey into Dyslexia” on Saturday, April 14th, from 9:00 – 11:00 A.M. Nancy Liebermann, Executive Director of the Phoenix Academy, opened the morning with comments about the Phoenix Academy and about an Orton-Gillingham-based phonics program called “Spalding.”  This is one of […]

Union Bank Donates in honor of Jun and Ree Kaneko

Union Bank made a donation to Phoenix Academy in honor of Jun and Ree Kaneko, 2012 inductees into the Omaha Business Hall of Fame.  Jun & Ree received the award at the Chamber Business Hall of Fame Gala.  Jun Kaneko was born in Nagoya, Japan in 1942, moved to Los Angeles in 1963 and has […]

College of Saint Mary Students Bring “OT Boot Camp” to Phoenix Academy

Phoenix Academy students in basic training?!  Occupational Therapy students from the College of Saint Mary put our young soldiers to work in their first OT Boot Camp.  OK? OK? OK? ALRIGHT! ALRIGHT! ALRIGHT!  The students experienced the benefits of occupational therapy first hand by engaging in activities that would strengthen both their fine and gross […]