Brother Kenneth M. Hoagland, S.M.’s Graduation Address Dear Members of the Class of 2022, Parents, Friends, and Faculty, Two Words come to mind as we gather today to celebrate this awesome accomplishment of the Class of 2022: Resilience & Responsibility Resilience, because of what you have managed to cope with over the past four years; responsibility because rather than feel sorry for yourselves over these past four years you have been responsible students in your
Article by Phoenix writer Alice Miller ’25: The Little Sisters of the Poor have placed a new garden at the Queen of Peace Residence in Mrs. Basile’s honor. Bro. Michael Gillen S.M. and Mr. Finn asked the Kellenberg crew team to assist in the creation. Kellenberg parents and students had provided extensive amounts of their support. The Little Sisters are known for taking care of the elderly and serving God with a strong dedication to
Article by Phoenix writer Amir Jeudy ’22: On June 5th, the Kellenberg Senior Class of 2022 began their final day as students of Kellenberg Memorial Highschool. It was the culmination of four years of hard work and perseverance. The day began at Hofstra’s David S. Mack Exhibition Complex, for the Baccalaureate Mass. Attended by the future graduates and their families, the Mass was seen as a stepping off point for their future. The Mass was
Article by Phoenix writer Lauren DeRiggi ’24: The students in the Kellenberg eighth grade class recently participated in the annual Pro-Life Oratory Contest, which was sponsored by Mr. Robert Dougherty. Each student had the opportunity to write an essay on a pro-life topic of his or her choosing. This contest is a collaboration between the English and Religion classes, where the teachers select 12 exceptional essays out of many to be entered into the contest.
Major Award Honorees Kellenberg Memorial High School General Excellence Award Kayla Marlena Benjamin & Amir Isaah Jeudy Kellenberg Memorial High School Fr. Francis T. Keenan, S.M. Valedictorian Award Ryan Christopher Gerhart & Megan Catherine Monaghan Academic Excellence Award Awarded Ryan Christopher Gerhart & Olivia Marianna Montolio Brother Richard J. Hughes, S.M. Service Award Ava Rose Petrosky & Sebastian Ramiro Arreaga-Cacao Edward J. Dunn Student-Athlete Award Katherine Mary Shammas & Jaden Anthony Lyons Awards for Special Activities
Article by Phoenix writer Sophia Paulich ’24: On Wednesday, June 1st, the sophomore class came together in the auditorium to close off the year by recognizing the multitude of student achievements made throughout the year. Pins for each club and activity were distributed to the students. Sophomore, Megan Dunne explains, “By receiving pins, the students were happy to have something tangible to represent their commitments.” In the past few years, participation in extracurricular activities and