Where Success Is Made Simple and Education is Personalized
Welcome to Phoenix Academy High School, member institution Chapel-Hill Carrboro City Schools. The school serves between 35-45 students between ninth and twelfth grades. The school is the designated alternative school for the district. Phoenix Academy High School's primary focus is to help students to learn, to succeed, and to lead. The school also provides and evening school program in order to serve students with other unique life circumstances.
Phoenix Academy High School Announcements
This year Phoenix Academy High School was recognized as an "Exemplary Positive Behavior Intervention Support School. Our staff has diligently worked to establish a safe and caring environment for every student and family being served by the Phoenix Academy High School staff. Exemplary recognition is the highest level of achievement available at the State level recognition program for PBIS. I shout out to those involved in making this happen.
Mr. Clyde McPherson was selected as the 2017-2018 Phoenix Academy High School Teacher of the Year.
Mr. McPherson currently serves as the lead Social Studies teacher at PAHS. He has been in the district and assigned to Phoenix Academy for over 6 years. Mr. McPherson is a leader and continues to be an inspiration for all staff and students. He has worked several positions in the past with one of the more significant of those positions being his active service as a member of the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War.
Mr. McPherson is a walking encyclopedia. His understanding of history and his personal life stories are captivating and often lead students into becoming hungry for more knowledge about current and past world events.
You may reach him at: Cmcpherson@chccs.k12.nc.us
The first Child Nutrition event of the school year, Bring a Guest to Lunch Day, has become a cherished tradition. The 11 CHCCS elementary schools all participate, with some schools hosting more than 75 parents, grandparents and other adults on the designated day.