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Summer R.E.A.D. Program Fun!

   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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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!

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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April showers bring May…baskets!

With May Day and Mother’s Day just around the corner, Ms. Sheila had an exciting project for our student art class this month: baskets!  Made from berry cartons, our students had a fun afternoon making two different baskets, one for May Day and another for Mother’s Day.  The class started with students using crayons to […]

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