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 […]
Tag Archives: Phonics
Phoenix Academy Makes the Front Page of the World Herald!
The Omaha World Herald published a story entitled “OPS puts new stress on teaching phonics” on December 17, 2012. Phoenix Academy was featured in the story as an example of a school that places a heavy emphasis on phonics. The story included the photo on the left of Phoenix Academy student Trinity Brookins holding up her answer […]
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 […]
Phoenix Academy’s Focus is on Phonics
Read about us in the Omaha World Herald “Academy’s focus is on phonics” by Joe Dejka, published July 26, 2010.