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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

  • Elementary Music Teachers Share Rainbow Connections

    At first, the rainbows appeared in windows around the world, and then people began singing rainbow songs. Every day, new YouTube renditions of rainbow songs, both classics and originals, have increased on the social media platform.

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  • Rainbows Brighten Windows and Hearts in Our Community

    Many people in our community are taking longer and more frequent walks these days, while they social distance and enjoy the spring air. For those walkers who are observant, an additional pleasure awaits in many neighborhoods: Student-created rainbows now enliven dozens of windows around town, with more popping up each day.

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  • Public School Foundation Announces 2020 Endowed Teaching Chairs

    The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Public School Foundation is delighted to announce the recipients of the 2020 Endowed Teaching Chair Awards: Ronetta Walker of Northside Elementary, Mary Peres-Da-Silva of McDougle Middle, Jamie Fernandez-Schendt of Carrboro High, Christine Sudzina Schut of East Chapel Hill High and Corrie Franklin of Chapel Hill High School.

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  • CHCCS Assistant Principals Shine in Their Gifts

    National Assistant Principals Week is April 6-10, and under normal circumstances, the amazing CHCCS administrators would be well-celebrated in their own schools, by staff and students alike. But normal circumstances are on hold for now, so it seemed a good time to check in with the close-knit team of Assistant Principals to find out how their workdays- and their lives - have changed over the past month.

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  • Welcome Center Supports Hundreds of CHCCS Families

    On March 12, the day CHCCS announced the first wave of COVID-19-related cancellations and closures, three newly arrived families completed their children’s enrollment process in the district’s International Welcome Center.

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