Joe Wiebold is a parent of a current Phoenix Academy student. Starting August 1, 2018 Joe is going to run across the state of Nebraska. He is starting in Western Nebraska in Henry, NE. He will continue to run across the state until he arrives at the Bob Kerry Pedestrian Bridge on August 10th. Joe […]
On Friday, May 11th, the students from Phoenix Academy went on a field trip. The students all ventured to Lauritzen Gardens for a morning with exploration and nature. While the day was cloudy and cool, the students were bright and enthusiastic about the gardens. They especially enjoyed the trains, the Japanese gardens, the rose gardens […]
Some of our Phoenix Academy boys participated in our ‘Fit N Ready’ program this morning and really enjoyed the games and activities they played. The boys put together their own version of a gaga pit. Check out these pictures posted below to get a feel for how much fun they had!
On March 22, 2018, Phoenix Academy hosted its annual Scholarship Luncheon at the Hilton Downtown Omaha. Over 325 people came out to eat lunch, listen to the speakers, award recipients and show their support for Phoenix Academy. Our keynote speaker was the nationally known expert on learning disabilities, Rick Lavoie. Mr. Lavoie spoke about the […]
Our students had a fun surprise visitor at school today- Ellie the Elephant stopped by to say hello! Ellie is a life-size, charismatic, empathy-building animatronic (walking and talking!) elephant. Ellie came to our school today to chat with our elementary students about empathy and how they can help animals suffering in captivity at places like circuses and […]
Mrs. Schweers class used some new technology to help the students with reading. The students experimented with LED finger lights that helped them to follow along easier. As you can see by the pictures the students really enjoyed using this new technology!
The NorthStar Foundation is an after-school program that allows for some of our Phoenix Academy students the chance for additional academic, athletic and social opportunities. On Friday October 13th, the boys got the chance to rock climb under the super vision of trained and licensed rock climbing instructors. All of the students had an awesome […]
October 4th was Skutt Catholic High School’s annual “Community Involvement Day” and we were excited to have a group of students visit our school to volunteer! As always, our students had an absolute blast working with the Skutt students. The volunteers worked alongside our students in the classroom helping with reading and math, read books […]
In September, our students got to show off their artistic skills! They all did a great job showing off their particular talents. Our students will participate in these art classes once a month with Miss Sheila and Miss Lindsey. Here are some more pictures of what our students accomplished! […]
As Summer Kickstart 2017 comes to a close, it is time to reflect on all the fun we have had and progress that has been made this summer. Our students have enjoyed making new friends while brushing up on their reading and math skills. One of the unique ways we encourage our students to […]