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  • 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

  • Exemplary School 

    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.

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  • 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

     

     

     

      

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District Headlines

  • Crystal Epps at Scroggs Elementary Named CHCCS Principal of the Year

    Crystal Epps of Mary Scroggs Elementary School (MSES) has been named the 2019-2020 Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Principal of the Year. Chosen by her peers, Epps will represent CHCCS at the state level for consideration as North Carolina Principal of the Year. “Crystal Epps has provided strong, creative leadership in our district for many years,” said Interim Superintendent, Dr. Jim Causby. “She blends extensive experience in PBIS, equity work and data analysis with a passion for elevating her school’s culture and identity.”

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  • CHCCS Says Goodbye to Legendary Leader and Beacon

    When the history and legends of public education in Chapel Hill and Carrboro are shared, R.D. and Euzelle Smith rise foremost in many remembrances. Together and individually, they were giants in the community, as public servants, role models and truth-tellers. Euzelle Patterson Smith passed away on September 19 at the age of 101.

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  • "Start with Hello" Reminds Students to Practice Inclusion and Kindness

    On a Wednesday morning in September, Glenwood Elementary School (GES) counselor, William Rathbun, joined a class of fifth students at 8:00 online to talk with them about loneliness and connection during remote learning. “I want you to think about how we take care of each other and connect with each other while we’re learning online,” Rathbun said. “We can still stay connected -- it’s just different.”

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  • Food for Students Surpasses Half a Million Meals Delivered

    In the past six months, Food for Students has developed into a highly networked and tremendously successful outreach program that provides meals for hundredsFood is currently delivered to 37 sites, with a series of exciting summer enrichment events now in the books. The group recently celebrated the 500,000 meals milestone. of CHCCS students.

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  • EVERFI Awards Champion District Seal to CHCCS

    Add another accolade to Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools, with a nod to Director of Career and Technical Education (CTE), Kathi Breweur. On September 11, Tom Davidson, the CEO and founder of the online learning platform, EVERFI, emailed Breweur to announce the award of the 2020 Champion District seal to CHCCS.

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