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Roxann Remekie ’00 Visits with Kellenberg & Latin School

Ms. Roxann Remekie ’00 returned to her alma mater to speak with the members of the choruses in grades 7-12 about the importance of the Kellenberg foundation in general and participation in the arts, specifically, can help prepare one for a successful life experience.  Roxann shared her journey from the Bro. Joseph C. Fox Latin School, through Kellenberg Memorial High School, college at Syracuse University, and on into the business world at Atlantic Records, NAMIC, Goldman Sachs, and now as owner of her own production company, 37th St. Productions. Students... Read More


MSGVarsity: Keenan sparks Kellenberg comeback

Article by MSGVarsity’s Kieran Lynch: It’s no secret that momentum is king in volleyball, but Kellenberg managed to will it from seemingly thin air when it needed it the most; down 0-2 and facing a final set against CHSAA rival Chaminade. The host Firebirds took the final three sets to seal a 24-26, 18-25, 25-22. 25-22, 25-20 comeback victory Monday made possible not only by quality play, but by on-the-court emotion that never left or turned negative, even when defeat seemed imminent. “You can’t look down on yourself because then the... Read More


Julia Bryant’s Anchor Leg Leads Firebird Victory at Big Blue Invitational

For the second week in a row, sophomore Julia Bryant ran to two gold medals. At Saturday’s “Big Blue Invitational,” Bryant joined with Grace Browne, Emma Dougherty, and Nora Bennett  to capture the Sophomore 3200 meter relay, only to return two hours later to join Sarah Newman, Ceara Conroy, and Bennett to be the First Lady Firebird team ever to win the 4 x 800 championship race. Team leader Gabby Schreib ran to two impressive silver medals in the 100 meter high hurdles and 400 intermediate hurdles. In the latter event,... Read More

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Ten Firebird Student-Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

The Marianist Community, Administration, Faculty and Staff would like to congratulate the following student-athletes for their hard work, effort, commitment and success in the classroom, on the athletic fields and in celebrating their faith as valued members of the Kellenberg Memorial Family. Today they take the next step in their educational growth as they commit to the college they wish to attend and agree to participate in collegiate athletics at the highest level. Paige Akalski Le Moyne College – Womens Soccer Additional Kellenberg... Read More

Attorney Mr. Richard Kerins, Esq. with Kellenberg Memorial High School seniors.

Attorney Presents Seniors with Legal Advice in Senior Transitions Program

Attorney Mr. Richard Kerins, Esq. with Kellenberg Memorial High School seniors. Article by Isabella Cerrone ’16: This week the senior classes took part in the final session of senior transitions.  The assembly was hosted by Mr. Richard Kerins, Esq., a parent of multiple Kellenberg Memorial High School alumni and experienced attorney on Long Island. In the presentation, the Mr. Kerins discussed the importance of understanding your legal rights given to you under the United States Constitution, and what changes under the law once students reach... Read More

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Kellenberg Students Honored at New York Press Association Awards

From L to R: James Perrone, James Hilepo, Harrison Keller, and Caitlin Gaine. Not pictured: Rudd Lowry ’15 Congratulations to the following Kellenberg Memorial High School students on their recognition by the New York Press Association at their annual awards. Best Feature Story Second Place (awarded to three different students) 1) Caitlin Gaine ’16 for “Creative and Self-Reliant, Entrepreneurs Abound at KMHS” Issue 29 Volume 2 page 11 2) James Perrone ’16 for “Banjo Jimmy, Chorus & Me. Music is Our Identity.”... Read More

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Speech And Debate Team Fights for a State Title

Article by Artemis Tsagaris (’16) and Alex Vigliotti (’17): On the rainy Saturday morning of April 9th, the Kellenberg Speech and Debate team traveled to Hofstra University to compete in the annual New York Forensics State Tournament. After weeks of practicing, the Speech and Debate Team was ready to do the best they could in their respective categories. The tournament was made up of five, long, grueling rounds of competition that spanned nearly twelve hours. Eagerly awaiting the start of the competition, the team members strenuously... Read More

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Latin School Spelling Bee Champion Competes in Scripps Regional Spelling Bee at Hofstra

Brother Joseph C. Fox’s eighth grader Victor Louie recently participated in the Scripps Long Island Regional Spelling Bee at Hofstra University in March 2016.  Victor qualified for Hofstra as the winner in the Latin School annual spelling bee. He competed with thirty students in grades six, seven, and eight and completed fourteen rounds of spelling words that progressively became more difficult as the rounds continued.  Afterwards, joining 132 competitive spelling participants at the Hofstra Spelling Bee was a welcoming challenge for Victor... Read More

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Kellenberg Memorial’s Easter Prayer Service

By Jack Cassidy ‘17: On Wednesday April 12 and Thursday April 13, the students from the Bro. Joseph C. Fox Latin School and Kellenberg Memorial High School celebrated their annual Easter Prayer Service. After gathering into the auditorium, the prayer service opened with an exquisite musical performance by students Jeremy Capuder, Nicolas Castelli, Mary Donnelly, Kristen Gensinger, Kelly Kenny, Thea Mundy, and Isabela Ginebra. As the spotlight died down upon the closure of their piece, it soon returned to the bottom of the stage where Jordan... Read More


Sodality Helps Feed Those in Need

On Sunday, April 10, 2016, Mrs. Harnisch’s Sodality participated in the 10th annual Long Island Lutheran High School’s meal packing service project for the second year in a row. After meeting at the front steps of Kellenberg at 11AM, we went to Sunday Mass together at St. Brigid’s in Westbury. The Gospel passage for this Sunday was very ironic for us because it was about how Jesus helped his apostles catch fish, and, in a way, our sodality was helping others in need receive meals. At the service project, there were two different meals... Read More


Student-Athletes Honored at Spring Spirit Rally

Article by Madison Callinan ’18: Kellenberg Memorial’s student athletes had an extraordinary time being showcased and celebrated during the 2016 Spring Sports Spirit Week! Commercials on the Firebird Network from April 4th to the 8th highlighted this year’s featured game, Quidditch, to be played in the much anticipated Pep Rally that Friday. Throughout the week, the student body watched select seniors get separated into “houses” by the sorting hat and then their chase of the “golden snitch.” On Pep Rally Friday,... Read More


Kellenberg Students Honored at 2016 Respect Life Awards

Kellenberg Memorial High School and the Brother Joseph C. Fox Latin School are pleased to announce that twenty-two students were recognized either as Finalists or Place Winners in the March 16, 2016 Diocesan Respect Life Youth Awards Ceremony. Their submissions were selected from over a thousand entries island-wide. Olivia McNicholas (Poetry-Level I) Christina Razza (Poetry-Level II) Sandra Rutkowski (Bookmark Design-Level II) Clare O’Brien (Photo Montage-Level II) Among the students receiving monetary scholarships totaling $3,200 were... Read More

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