The Phoenix is the school newspaper, published by the students of Kellenberg Memorial High School seven times per year. Membership on the Phoenix staff is open to all students in grades 6 through 12 interested in the various aspects of newspaper publishing, such as writing articles, editing, formatting the paper using Desktop Publishing software and distribution.

  • December 12, 2018

    How many times have you insulted yourself, called yourself derogatory names or cursed at yourself? This is your inner critic. The first step towards minimizing negative self-talk is catching your inner critic by noticing when it is speaking. Some people like to give their inner critic a name like “Negative Nancy” to separate it from themselves. Observe the words of your inner critic and then try to shift your perspective on them. This process is much more easily said than done and takes a lot of practice, but its positive results are worth the effort. Imagine if all the damage caused by insults and negative-self talk could be erased. It cannot be completely eradicated, but we can prevent it for the future by choosing not to use offensive language towards others and practicing skills to minimize the impact of our inner critic on ourselves. We can make the world a happier place by being careful when choosing our words and actions. But I’m just a teenager battling my own inner critic as I write this- so what do I know?

  • December 9, 2018

    Article by Phoenix reporter Isy Odiaka  ’19: On December 1, 2018, the French Club, moderated by Mrs. Delbrune and Mrs. Ryan, ventured to New York City. First, they enjoyed a dinner at La Bonne Soup. “It was the first time we went in eight years,” said Mrs. Delbrune. After dinner, students traveled to Rockefeller Center to witness the annual tree lighting. To end the evening, students walked around and enjoyed the beauty of Times

  • December 9, 2018

    By Phoenix Editor Anya Murphy '19: The Sound of Music, The Drama Club’s fall musical, premiered on Friday, November 16, and was followed by additional shows on Saturday, November 17 and Sunday, November 18. Over 3300 tickets were sold, amounting to over 1000 attendees of each performance and two entirely sold-out shows. The story of the musical follows Maria, a young Austrian girl who, though she hopes to become a nun, finds love in the

  • December 9, 2018

    By Phoenix Editor Maya Tadross '19: On Wednesday, December 5 at 3:30 p.m., Kellenberg Memorial's Health Science Club and Psychology Club joined together in a packed biology lab to welcome speaker Joanna Formont, Licensed Mental Health Counselor. Ms. Formont has been an individual and group counselor to children and adults in crisis for almost 18 years. She currently works at SIBSPlace at South Nassau Communities Hospital in Hewlett, NY, an incredible program that serves children ages

  • December 6, 2018

    Article by Phoenix reporter Sarah Narcisse '19: The Angel of Hope Prayer Service was created as a way for those who have lost children to mourn with others that understand their grief.  On Saturday, December 1, the Gregorian Consortium, along with Mr. Basile and Mr. Bursig, traveled to Eisenhower Park to sing at this event.  Every year, the Gregorian attend this event to offer uplifting religious music and a solemn presence as these families mourn

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