A Ponca Hills Round-Up

Just before school ended, Phoenix Academy rounded up our students for yet another successful Ponca Hills field trip. This year, the school was divided into 4 groups, The Red Chestnuts, The Yellow Palomino’s, The Overo Orange’s, and The Black Stallion’s. Each group had a corresponding bandana. One at a time the groups went on a […]

Project Hope, Inc. the GOTR Community Service Project

Our Phoenix Academy Girls on the Run chose as their Community Service Project collecting food for Project Hope, Inc. Working on a community service project is part of the Girls on the Run curriculum. Project Hopes mission is to “Share your food with the hungry…. Give clothes to those who need them”. The GOTR girls […]

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 […]

Omaha Gives 2014 Gave Us Projectors & Document Cameras!

Thanks to the generous donors who supported Phoenix Academy through Omaha Gives 2014, all of our classrooms received an amazing upgrade.  With the money received we purchased new white boards, short throw projectors and wireless document cameras for the classrooms.  These were much needed improvements and the teachers and students are enjoying them.  The video […]

Girls on the Run Put to the Test & Help Others Too

Best wishes to the Phoenix Academy Girls on the Run who will be participating in the finale of the year – the 5K run in Lincoln, NE this Saturday, May 9th. Our GOTR girls have learned so much this year about health and fitness.  They have learned the importance of eating the right foods with […]

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 […]

We Appreciate Our Teachers

Thank you Phoenix Academy teachers for making a difference in our students’ lives and for dedicating your time to making our school a positive learning environment for students. Thank you to all our families for making Teacher Appreciation Week so special for our amazing teachers. Our most sincere appreciation goes out to all of you. […]

Patti Clark Day 2015

Today, in honor of our founder Patti Clark, the students had a Read and Feed! Patti Clark started the Phoenix Academy in 1990 with just one student and one teacher. Patti saw the need for a different way to teach struggling students to read. Phoenix Academy continues to use the Spalding curriculum that Patti believed […]

How Chromebooks Have Enhanced Learning at Phoenix Academy

Omaha Gives! 2013 Omaha Gives! 2013 opened a world of opportunity for the students and staff at Phoenix Academy.  With the money people donated, the prize money and the matching funds, we raised over $33,000!  With that money, we were able to purchase much needed Chromebooks and equipment.  We now have a Computer Lab with […]