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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

  • Gizmos Come to School

    The online learning company, ExploreLearning offers Gizmos as an expanding library of more than 400 interactive science simulations, and to the delight of many teachers and students, CHCCS won a 2019-2020 Gizmos Science Success Grant to use in selected middle and high school classes across the district.

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  • CHCCS Receives $4.3M Grant from Oak Foundation

    Funds Will Support Work to Address the Racial Equity Gap

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  • "Driving is Exhausting" Reminds Drivers to Stop Idling

    For parents who drive their children to and from CHCCS schools, keep an eye out for new signs in the drop-off zones. “Driving is Exhausting” signs will stay up for two weeks as part of a No Idling campaign, spearheaded in large part by the energetic and exuberant Green Team at Phillips Middle School.

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  • Public School Foundation Hosts Novice Teachers Tea

    After a string of extremely hot days, the weather in Chapel Hill cooperated, cooling off in honor of the newest CHCCS teachers to enjoy a patio celebration at the Weathervane Restaurant, for the twelfth annual Public School Foundation (PSF) Novice Teachers’ Tea.This year, the event was co-sponsored by the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Association of Educators (CHCAE).

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  • Family Engagement Summit Celebrates Third Year of Success

    The Family Engagement Summit is becoming a fall tradition in Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools; for the third year, the halls and classrooms of Culbreth Middle School filled with parents and grandparents, educators, vendors, and even three dogs who serve as Pet Pals.

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