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 […]

Phoenix Academy First Annual Literacy Leadersʼ Luncheon

Thank you to everyone who attended our First Annual Literacy Leadersʼ Luncheon. We were pleased to have the opportunity to honor Ann Mactier and Patti Clark who started the Phoenix Academy with one student and one teacher in 1990 and Dick Holland who has been deeply involved in education in the metro area for many […]

Literacy Leaders’ Luncheon Sponsors and Donors

Phoenix Academy would like to thank our sponsors and donors who helped to make our luncheon successful.  We appreciate your support! Sponsors Allan and Ann Mactier Family Charitable Foundation Ponca Hills Farm Lozier Foundation American National Bank Ms. Cyndy Peacock Polina Poluektova Katie Weitz White Kent & Monica Jacob Donors Blooms Barbara Weitz Jerry Banks […]

Garage Sale Update

Sales were brisk during the first day of the garage sale.  The gentleman in the photo bought out all 90 of the plastic chairs we had.  However, much remains and we will cut prices to move merchandise. To date Phoenix Academy has made over $3,500 on the Garage Sale.  Please come for the last day […]