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STEM Activity News

  • February 14, 2019

    The Phoenix: Maya Tadross On Saturday the Latin School Science Olympiad Team participated in the Western Long Island Regional Competition. The team finished 4th out of 42 teams and was the only one of 7 teams to qualify for the New York State Science Olympiad Competition to be held in Syracuse, NY this coming April. Congratulations to: Ara San Antonio and James Cross, each with 4 medals Andrew Brites, Lauren Dunne, and Francesca Mango, each with 3 medals Lauren DeRiggi for winning 2 medals, and to Cameron Bunster, Lauren McCarthy, Xavier Milano, James Sessa, and Alex Szulzycki, each with 1

  • February 12, 2019

    On Saturday, February 2, the Kellenberg Science Olympiad team competed in the annual Nassau West Regional competition. After competing against teams from all throughout Nassau, Kellenberg ‘A’ took third out of 39 teams, with the ‘B’ and ‘C’ teams placing 14th and 25th. Aidan York ’20 led the team in medals, earning an outstanding six, followed by Paul Bartolemea, who earned five. Three medals were won by Monika Sweeney, Chelsea Faith-Florita, Natalie Jean-Michel, Tyler Martinus, Caitlin Noonan, and Meaghan O’Keefe. Two medals were won by Fran Morales, Caitlyn Barnwell, Andrew Erickson, Colin Donnelly, Julia Zacharski, and Olivia Tymon. Breana Stones,

  • February 10, 2019

    Article by Phoenix Editor: James Mooney III Congratulations to the High School Science Olympiad team on their performance at this weekend's Tiger Invitational in New Tripoli, Pennsylvania. The A team finished 2nd out of 26 teams, with the B team finishing 21st. Aidan York continued to lead the team in scoring, earning 5 medals, followed by Francesca Morales, Chelsea-Faith Florita, Natalie Jean-Michel, Tyler Martinus Paul Bartolemea, Meghan O'Keefe, and Julia Zacharksi, who all earned 3. Medals were also won by Monika Sweeney, who won 2, and Sarah Narcisse, Andrew Erickson, Caitlyn Barnwell, Caitlin Noonan, Adanya Jeudy, Meghan Osonitsch, Isabella Rajkovic,

  • February 4, 2019

    By Phoenix reporter Isy Odiaka '19: On Friday, February 1, 2019, Kellenberg alumna Katie Van Loan '01, MA, MT-BC, LCAT came to Kellenberg to speak about music therapy to the members of the Phoenix Chorus and Band. Ms. Van Loan, whose job requires her to perform various musical exercises with patients to assist in assessing emotions, discussed the diverse elements of music therapy: clients, therapists, interventions, evaluations, and assessments. These exercises can range from having patients create lyrics and sing to express their emotions or calm them, playing instruments to help premature babies develop certain feeding patterns and many more

  • January 16, 2019

    Article by Rachel Siegel '20: On Wednesday, January 9, 2019, members of the Psychology and Health Sciences clubs met in the chorus room to welcome Chris O’Brien, a Ph.D. student at Rutgers University. Mr. O’Brien discussed his work and study in the field of neuroscience and its crossover with the parallel field of psychology. Mr. O’Brien began his talk by explaining the origins of neuroscience, and how cultures like Ancient Greece and Egypt explored the field with their own ideas of how the brain worked. He delved into different types of neuroscience, along with how injuries to the brain affect us

  • January 11, 2019

    By Phoenix Online Reporter Isy Odiaka '19: On Wednesday, January 9,  at the first Kellenberg STEM talk of the new year, Mr. Christopher O’Brien, an undergraduate student from Rutgers University, spoke to students about the brain. Health Sciences Club, S.T.E.M. Cluster, and Psychology Club all came to listen to Mr. O’Brien’s talk about psychology. “Various fields were brought together to help topics that would later help them in their fields,” said senior Catie Sullivan. Mr. O’Brien spoke about how the brain is also known as the computer and how each part of the brain functions. He further explained how certain

  • January 9, 2019

    Phoenix Article by James Mooney III '20: On Friday, January 4, 2019, a group of Kellenberg students traveled to Queen's College for STEM Day. The day began with high school students from three different schools speaking about their experience at the Garcia program and how it helped in their college searches and preparations. After that, there was a speaker who spoke about the significance of STEM cells and recent developments that will lead to more people getting organs that they need. After the speech, we went to our first lab activity,  a liquid nitrogen lab, where we were able to make

  • 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 five to seventeen who have a sibling with cancer or another terminal illness. Students listened intently as Ms. Formont described her creative ways of helping

  • November 9, 2018

    In addition to her daily Honors Physics Seminar course, Senior Lab Assistant Kaitlin Long ’19 has been working with freshmen Earth Science classes during their lab periods. Kaitlin’s time in the lab doesn’t end at Kellenberg Memorial. In the spring of 2018, Kaitlin was accepted into the Partners for the Future program at the Sheltzer Lab in Cold Spring Harbor, NY.

  • November 9, 2018

    On November 8, Kellenberg Memorial celebrated National STEM Day in the classroom throughout the day. Here are some of the activities that took place that day. In Miss Ronan's Honors Algebra II & Trigonometry classes,  juniors worked on "Pi in the Sky" problems from NASA. In Mrs. Acardi's and Mr. Casalinuovo's Trigonometry classes, students studied the trigonometry behind the ride Expedition Everest preparing for their Senior Trip in the spring. In Bro. Gary's calculus classes, students watched a TED Talk on The Simple Genius of a Good Graphic.  In Mrs. Riker's sixth-grade Math classes, students worked together to build the longest chain they

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