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Latin School Students Report This Week in Newsday’s Kidsday Feature

Filed under Kellenberg Features, Latin School on June 12, 2015

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Featured in this week’s issue of Newsday from June 6 through June 11 in their section entitled “Kidsday” were our sixth, seventh, and eighth grade writers and artists who are members of The Early Bird Newsletter committee in the Latin School. Their talents were exhibited in the many featured news articles, interviews, recipes, puzzles, places of interest, fashions, drawings, and book reviews.... Read More

Please Help Support the Education Tax Credit

Filed under Alumni, Kellenberg Features, Latin School, Parents on June 2, 2015


From New York State Catholic Conference: In the final days of this legislative session in Albany, Governor Cuomo and key legislators are leading the fight to enact the Education Tax Credit. The governor’s plan, called the Parental Choice in Education Act, will help keep Catholic schools affordable. The Act provides $150 million in education tax credits annually that will provide: Tax... Read More

Tyro Victor Louis Takes Spelling Bee Challenge

Filed under Kellenberg Features, Latin School on May 28, 2015

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On Saturday, May 16, seventh grader Victor Louie represented the Brother Joseph C. Fox Latin School in the annual Spelling Bee held at the Lutheran Church of the Epiphany in Hempstead. Fourteen contestants from various local schools battled through twenty-five rounds of challenging words such as goliath, edification, ignominious, and loquacious. Victor Louie was the runner-up winner and awarded a certificate... Read More

Claudia Bacigalupo Wins in Senator Kemp Hannon’s “There Ought To Be A Law” Contest

Filed under Kellenberg Features, Latin School on May 28, 2015

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On Thursday, May 21, at the Levittown Hall in Hicksville, sixth grade finalists were chosen from twenty-five participating schools and honored for their creative and innovative ideas for new laws. The entries touched on topics such as health care, school safety, environmental protection, child safety, and the use of electronics. Claudia Bacigalupo was the winning sixth grade contestant representing... Read More

Students Asked to Support Bishop Chris Cardone, O.P. & the Catholic Schools of the Solomon Islands

Filed under ARK, Kellenberg Features, Latin School on May 19, 2015


Bishop Chris Cardone, O.P. with school children from the Solomon Islands (2009) Father Chaminade tells us that “We are all missionaries”. Our mission at Kellenberg Memorial extends beyond classrooms, athletic fields, and clubs. Our daily mission extends to St. Martins with our efforts of S.M.A.R.T. and National Honor Society. Our foreign mission has been with Bishop Chris Cardone, O.P. and the... Read More

Latin School Mock Trial Team Shines at St. John’s Law School Competition

Filed under Activities, Kellenberg Features, Latin School on May 18, 2015


The Latin School Mock Trial Team competed at St. John’s Law School this Saturday against St. Brigid’s at the 13th annual Middle School Competition.  In the mock trial, students recreated a true to life criminal court case, People v. O’Neal.  In the fictitious case, a student, Terry O’Neal, was charged with manslaughter after he was involved in a one car accident.  O’Neal... Read More

Latin School Kidsday Reporters Interview Yankees Relief Pitcher David Carpenter

Filed under Kellenberg Features, Latin School on May 13, 2015


Every so often, selected students from the Brother Joseph C. Fox Latin School at Kellenberg Memorial High School are privileged to work with Newsday’s Kidsday feature. In 2013, three students were able to interview New York Mets infielder Daniel Murphy and recently, four Latin School students were given the chance to interview New York Yankees relief pitcher, David Carpenter in the dugout at... Read More

Catholic Daughters of the Americas Awards Eleven Latin School Students

Filed under Kellenberg Features, Latin School on April 24, 2015

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Congratulations to our talented and competing students in the Latin School. They participated in the annual Catholic Daughters of the Americas contest sponsored by the Bishop Kellenberg Court located in North Merrick, NY. The entries of the eleven winning students exemplified the themes of “Love Your Neighbor As Yourself” or “Be A Good Neighbor.” The contestants demonstrated their skills,... Read More

Christian Morales Competes in Regional Spelling Bee at Hofstra University

Filed under Kellenberg Features, Latin School on February 23, 2015


Brother Joseph C. Fox’s eighth grader, Christian Morales, recently participated in the regional Spelling Bee at Hofstra University. Christian qualified for Hofstra as one of the top winners in the Latin School’s annual spelling bee. He competed with thirty students in grades six, seven, and eight and then completed twelve rounds of spelling words that progressively became more difficult... Read More

Latin School CROSS Christmas Caroling at The Sunrise Assisted Living Residence

Filed under ARK, Kellenberg Features, Latin School on December 23, 2014


Members of Latin School CROSS spent Monday afternoon, upon the conclusion of trimester exams, participating in an annual CROSS activity:  Christmas caroling at The Sunrise Assisted Living Residence.  After a brief “rehearsal”, students enjoyed a pizza lunch and then donned their holiday hats and walked to The Sunrise.  They sang in the main lobby initially and then headed to the Reflections... Read More

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