Let It Snow!

  While the weather outside on Tuesday was frightful for drivers, our students thought it was just delightful!  They had a blast at recess playing in the freshly fallen snow.  When snow is on the ground, shovels are the top toy of choice on the playground.  As the song goes, “let it snow, let it […]

Mrs Schweers door decoration

Mrs. Schweers Classroom Wins Best Door

The votes are in! Due to popular vote by Phoenix Students and staff, Mrs. Schweers’ classroom won the best decorated door. In doing so, they won a doughnut breakfast, hot chocolate, and a free dress pass. It was a fun time for all who participated!

Phoenix Holiday Swag

Our Phoenix students have been enjoying their time with Miss Sheila once again. This time, they’ve been busy decorating holiday swags for their home. Pine cones, ribbons, glitter and pipe cleaners filled the room as the smell of evergreen trees wafted around.  As the students laughed and giggled cheerfully working on their art masterpieces, some […]

Construction Field Trip

 Yesterday our students went on a construction-themed field trip… right in our own backyard.  Our building expansion project is running along smoothly and workers have just begun to erect the steel beams. Adding the steel beams requires big machinery (including a crane that weighs 40,000 pounds) making it the perfect time for our students to […]

Painting Perfect Pumpkins

Our students had a blast today painting pumpkins! While a room full of our students working on fun art projects generally results in a loud cheerful environment, the room was silent with focused brush tips creating their pumpkin masterpieces. Thanks again to Miss Sheila from Blooms for getting our students pumped for painting pumpkins today. […]

Scholarship Luncheon Raises Over $125,000 and Honors Omaha Education Advocates

The 2015 Phoenix Academy Scholarship Luncheon was held Friday, October 2 at Hilton Omaha. More than 350 supporters attended the luncheon, which featured Dr. JoAnn Deak, noted educator, psychologist and author of Your Fantastic Elastic Brain, and raised more than $125,000 for the school’s scholarship fund. The event also honored two champions of literacy in the […]

Skutt Catholic Students Visit on Community Involvement Day

  Wednesday 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!  Our students had an absolute blast working with the Skutt students.  The volunteers worked alongside our students in the classroom, read books to the younger students, and even helped […]

JoAnn Deak, PhD

Michael B. Yanney and Dr. Maryanne Stevens, RSM, to be Honored

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 1, 2015 Contact: Christine Dunn, (402) 345-5401, ext. 107 or cdunn@vgagroup.com   Michael B. Yanney and Dr. Maryanne Stevens, RSM, to be Honored at 2015 Phoenix Academy Scholarship Luncheon Tickets Now Available Omaha, Neb. – Phoenix Academy is proud to announce its 2015 Scholarship Luncheon to be held on Friday, October […]

Phoenix Academy Groundbreaking Ceremony a Success!

    Thank you so much to all our friends, family and supporters who attended our expansion groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday of last week.  It was a lovely ceremony, and the rain stopped just in time to reveal a beautiful day.  Attendees were treated to some wonderful speeches by our Executive Director, Board President, Board Vice-President, […]

Phoenix Academy Groundbreaking Expansion Ceremony

Phoenix Academy started in 1991 in a single bay of a local shopping center, with just one student and one teacher. Since that time, the school has experienced significant growth. Our school eventually grew to take over an additional bay and then a small facility nearby. In 2011, with over 40 students, the school had […]