Rep. Don Bacon honors board member Sara Woods

At Phoenix Academy, we are so fortunate to have such a strong and dedicated group of board members.  They all work tirelessly to help us continue our mission of helping students with learning challenges get back on track.  On March 9th, one of our board members (and former board president), Sara Woods, was honored for […]

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Complete

 Thank you to all our parents, families, board members, supporters, and friends for attending our official ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, October 6th, 2016.  It was wonderful to have so many people come together to celebrate the expansion of our school.  The year-long building expansion project added five additional classrooms and a lower-level multi-purpose room for […]

A Great Big Omaha Gives Thank you!

A great big thank you to everyone who donated to Phoenix Academy during Omaha Gives.  We raised $53,470!  Our final number will be higher once we receive the bonus dollars from the Omaha Community Foundation.  A special thanks to the Mactier/Moriarty Family and Ponca Hills Farm for matching donations up to $50,000! Our grand total will […]

We Appreciate Our Volunteers

We had a very successful Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast today as parents of past and present Phoenix Academy students, board members, and volunteers of all walks of life gathered together to be recognized for their help. Our students even visited with volunteers, a class at a time, saying “thank you” in unison. Volunteers, thank you for […]

Mrs. Laura Bush Speaks at Scholarship Luncheon

Mrs. Laura Bush was captivating when she spoke to the 650 people who gathered for our Phoenix Academy Scholarship Luncheon on Tuesday, October 22, 2013, at CenturyLink.  The luncheon helped us raise scholarship funds for qualifying students who would not otherwise have the opportunity to experience the life-changing program that Phoenix Academy offers.  In attendance […]

Volunteer Power

Volunteers are Vital

Phoenix Academy’s Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast was on Tuesday, May 7th.  The breakfast was to honor and show appreciation to our many volunteers.  Volunteers are vital to our organization as they play a major role in helping us fulfill our mission.  Some of their duties include working in the classroom and in Read Naturally, assisting with […]

We Are Proud Of Our Board President!

Yes we are!  Sara Woods, the Phoenix Academy Board of Directors President, and new Assistant to the Sr. Vice Chancellor for Community Engagement at UNO, is the recipient of the Outstanding Achievement Award from the UNO Chancellor’s Commission on the Status of Women.  Sara was presented the award at the Spring 2013 Awards Luncheon on […]

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.  […]

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 […]