Welcome to Phoenix Academy High School

Welcome to Phoenix Academy High School, member institution Chapel-Hill Carrboro City Schools. Phoenix Academy serves between 35-45 students between ninth and twelfth grades. The school is the designated alternative school for the district. Phoenix Academy's primary focus is to help students to learn, to succeed, and to lead.



Phoenix News

Phoenix Academy High School's third annual Holiday Dinner will be on Thursday, December 11th at 6 pm. Come and join us !!!!!

The North Carolina State Fair field trip will be on October 23rd 2014. Please don’t forget to bring your permission slip, 5 can goods, and some money. 

Just a reminder our first Open House and PTA meeting will be held at Phoenix Academy High School on September 18th at 6 pm. Also, there will be dinner provided immediately after the meeting. 

Wow! Phoenix is rising and continuing to soar. According to Dr. Tom Forcella, the cat is out of the bag, Phoenix Academy is considered one of the best-kept secrets in the Chapel Hills-Carrboro City Schools. Check out this fantastic article about the transformation taking place here at our high school



Upcoming Events: Board of Education Professional Development, Jan. 22
Delayed Opening, Jan. 29 / Fechas para apertura demorada de las escuelas el 29 de enero Report Cards Distributed and Parent Conferences Scheduled in January / Los informes de calificaciones son distribuidos y las conferencias con los padres se programan en enero

Inspirational Word of the Week

What does it mean to be considerate?

Being considerate means being careful not to cause inconvenience or hurt to others.

Some Synonyms are: thoughtful, attentive, careful, heedful, delicate.

How do you demonstrate the character trait of being considerate?

  1. Willingly giving up your seat to a friend, an older person or someone with a disability.

  2. Sharing part of your food with someone who does not have any or have as much.

  3. Helping someone understand their school work when they are struggling.

  4. Holding the door open for someone that is coming it behind you or who hands are full.

  5. Letting someone know you appreciate something they did.

  6. If you found something of value, try to find out how to get it back to its rightful owner.

  7. Respect the property of others and never take what is not yours.

Take a moment and reflect on the last time you were considerate.

  • How did it make you feel?

  • How did the person respond?

  • Did it hurt you to be considerate?

  • Is this a character trait you wish others would use more often?


  1. I feel beautiful when I am at peace with myself.  When I am serene, when I am a good person, when I have been considerate of others. Elle Macpherson

  2. Being consider of others will take your children further in life than any college degree. Marian Wright Edelman

  3. He who doesn't consider himself is seldom considerate of others.  David Seabury

  4. Be kind and considerate with your criticism...It's just as hard to write a bad book as it is to write a good book.  Malcolm Cowley

Let's practice being considerate this week.  Each day of the week try to do at least one considerate thing for someone.


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