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STEM Activity News

  • 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

  • November 5, 2018

    Article by Rachel Siegel '20: On Monday, October 29, the Cradle of Aviation hosted its annual STEM career expo for high school students looking to learn more about the world of STEM and its viable career options beyond college. Two dozen Kellenberg students took a brief bus ride over to the museum, where they were first presented with a short talk by Jim Brundige, the current director of East Hampton Airport. From there on, the students had the opportunity to visit stations scattered throughout the museum’s floor exhibits. Students not only had the ability to meet and talk with companies

  • October 25, 2018

    Article by The Phoenix reporter Randi Titus '19: The celebration of National Chemistry Week is in full swing in the halls of Kellenberg Memorial. The week is an annual event held in the United States to raise public awareness of the importance of chemistry in everyday life. This year's theme is "Chemistry is out of this World." Chemistry teachers and administration have come together to make this week as fun and as educational as possible for students. In preparation for this week, student-created element and other chemistry-themed posters hang proudly around the school. Balloons, streamers, and signs decorate the classrooms.

  • October 18, 2018

    On Tuesday, select students from Kellenberg’s STEM cluster traveled to The Cradle of Aviation Museum to sit in on an inspirational talk given by NASA Engineer, Scarlin Hernandez. Ms. Hernandez delivered a message of positivity in motivating our students to chase after their dreams no matter what the odds. After living a life of constant disappointment and hardships as a minority female, at the age of 20, Hernandez was offered a full-time job at NASA and is l currently working on the James Webb Space Telescope mission which will one day soon be able to explore beyond our planets.

  • September 20, 2018

    On September 17, Kellenberg Memorial High School student-scientists traveled to the Cold Spring Harbor DNA Learning Center West. Over the course of the four-hour program, students took part in a hands-on experience where they were able to learn molecular biology techniques in order to isolate DNA and replicate DNA. The trip also included a tour of the Northwell Health Core Laboratory where thousands of medical tests are performed each day. Two more trips to the DNA Learning Center are planned for later in the year.

  • May 16, 2018

    As the Cradle of Aviation Museum continues their March to Apollo at 50, eight members of the Kellenberg STEM Cluster attended a lecture from NASA Astronaut Captain Bill Shepherd Tuesday, May 15. Cpt. Shepherd focused his lecture on his 4 years of training between the US and Russian facilities that culminated with him commanding the first crew of the International Space Station. Video of their four-month mission augmented Cpt. Shepherd's stories and descriptions of life in space. The question and answer period opened insight as to where space travel may go and first-hand accounts of acclimating to both zero gravity and

  • May 2, 2018

    Monday, April 30, 2018, members of the STEM Cluster voyaged to The Cradle of Aviation Museum to meet Astronaut and Senator Bill Nelson. His talk focused on his experience in space and its effect on his view of our Earth and humanity. The senator went to space aboard the space shuttle Columbia in 1986 to spend six days as a payload specialist. Our students left with a glimpse of where this astronaut foresees the US heading in the near future and how they can pursue multiple passions during their careers. Additionally, students learned unique facts about adjusting to zero gravity,

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