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STEM Activity News

  • March 12, 2019

    On March 11, girls from the sophomore and junior classes attended the Salute to Women in STEM at the Cradle of Aviation.  During the day's events, the girls were able to meet two women who have made an impact in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics both locally and nationally. The first of whom was Dr. Sharon DeVivo, the first female president of Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology (Flushing, NY). Dr. DeVivio has been at Vaughn College for 23 years and shared what she has learned from her experiences from robotics to design to piloting. Students were

  • March 2, 2019

    Article by Megan Zabrouski '20: On Friday, students in grades 6-12 spent their evening in Emmanuel watching the Marvel movie, Iron Man. At the movie’s end, the group discussed the psychological, economical, and even geographical themes presented throughout Tony Stark’s journey. Some fun facts about the film’s production and the lead actor, Robert Downey Jr., were also shared by senior Ben Oppenheimer.

  • February 24, 2019

    Article by Aidan York '20: Over the weekend of February 15-16, over 40 high school and Latin School students traveled to Ithaca, NY to compete in the Fifth Annual Cornell Science Olympiad Invitational. This competition featured an extremely challenging field, boasting nationally ranked teams from Nevada, Washington, Michigan, and Texas, converging to clash in a battle of scientific prowess. After a half day of travel on Friday, February 15, and a full day of competition on Saturday, February 16, the results were tallied. Kellenberg's A team placed 15th out of 39 teams, winning medals in 4 events, while the high

  • 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

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