Back to School Night

The 2016/2017 school year has begun!  It is so wonderful to have our school filled with students once again, eager to learn and make new friends.  This is a very special school year for us, as our building expansion project is nearly complete! Five new classrooms were added, as well as a large, multi purpose […]

The Dog Days of Summer

Our 2016 Summer Kickstart program is in full swing here at Phoenix Academy! Our students are enjoying making new friends while brushing up on their reading and math skills.  One of the ways we encourage our students to read is through our R.E.A.D ( Reading Education Assistance Dogs) program.  We bring in therapy dogs and […]

WOWT NBC Omaha

Phoenix to be featured on WOWT Channel 6 News at 6PM Tonight

We’re excited to inform everyone that Phoenix Academy’s playground build and student reveal will be featured on John Knicely‘s segment of WOWT Channel 6 News tonight at 6 pm! On May 7th more than 160 volunteers came together to build a new playground for our students. When the playground was revealed to the students they […]

The Phoenix Academy Playground is Finished

Thank you to the Pacific Life Foundation and Kaboom! for making our new Phoenix Academy playground a reality. Not only did all of our volunteers build a playground today but they mixed pallets upon pallets of concrete, moved 130 cubic yards of mulch, built 4 picnic tables, 4 benches, 2 storage cubes, 4 trash and […]

We’re half way there! Kaboom Project Update

What a transformation!  Can you believe what has been accomplished in just 3 hours?! We’ve made picnic tables, a connect 4 game, benches and look at how much of the playground system is already set up–not to mention the mulch! Wow! Where will we be in another 2 and half hours? Updates are awaiting!

Transforming the Phoenix Academy Playground in 6 hours?

Transforming Phoenix Academy playground in 6 hours.  Today is the big day!  The Phoenix Academy “Build it with KaBOOM”  We have 200 volunteers here from Pacific Life Foundation and Phoenix Academy working to transform our playground.  Can we do it in 6 hours?  Stay tuned!  #playmatters.

Phoenix Academy is getting a NEW playground… and we need your help!

Big news… we are excited to announce that Phoenix Academy will be getting a brand new playground thanks to Pacific Life Foundation and KaBOOM! More than 200 volunteers from Pacific Life Foundation, Phoenix Academy, organizers from KaBOOM!,  and the community will join forces on Saturday, May 7, to give our school a new playground based on […]

UNO Service Learning Project

Full rooms, skylines, football and basketball players, and phoenixes too; fairies and princesses, and video game pop art held together with glue. These were the type of awesome art projects Mrs. Ryan and Mr. Cunningham’s Spalding students developed with help from UNO Art 1110: Foundation Drawing Design class. To begin the partnership, each Phoenix student […]

Grace University Education Visit

Thank you to Professor Campbell and her education students from Grace University for visiting our school today.  The students from Grace University came to observe our classrooms and see our unique teaching methods in action.  Our students and staff always love meeting new visitors and future teachers!

Anti-Bullying Day

Today was Anti-Bullying Day (a.k.a. Pink Shirt Day) at Phoenix Academy!  Pink shirt day was started by students in Canada because a boy at their school was bullied for wearing a pink shirt.  The students at this school stood up and all wore pink one day to show that is it okay to be different. […]