Decisions, Decisions, Decisions : One Approach to College Apps

By Phoenix writer Hailey Pitcher, ’21: As springtime settles in, many Kellenberg seniors are anxiously awaiting their college admissions decisions to be mailed in. After 4 years of preparation, the university judgment day has finally come. But for some students, this stressful moment has already passed a while ago. These less anxious students opted for an early application pool, in which their decisions are released earlier than a regular decision pool. However, the decision to

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Student Life Center Uses Black History Month to Establish Future Vision

By Phoenix writer Imani Chung, ’21: This February, Kellenberg Memorial’s ETV Morning Announcements featured weekly segments about members of the Black community who have contributed to various respective areas of faith, science, professional athletics, cinema, politics, and culture. A group of six faculty and six students, including Chandler Dalhouse-Osouna, Christian Joseph, Eziafa Odiaka, Justin Gideon, and Joanna Destil worked in various fashions towards the creation of the ETV segments. The educational interviews were the result

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The Phoenix: Faith Friday Film Viewing Makes an Impression

By Isabel Connolly, ’23: On February 5th, Kellenberg had its second Faith Friday, a gathering recently implemented to give students the opportunity for prayer, reflection, and fun with friends. During the day, students in grades 9-12 watched the film, The First Day. The film follows Chris Herren as he chronicles his story of addiction and recovery to the various high schools he visits. The film emotionally impacted many of the students with his stories striking

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Alyson Breslin ’23 and Maegan Sheehan ’23 Interview Writer Catherine Chandler

There is no question that literature and life are inextricably connected.  Authors often use their own personal experiences as raw material for their creative projects, whether those projects take the form of novels, short stories, essays, or poetry.  For students of literature, there can be no greater thrill than to unearth these biographical connections by speaking directly to the artist himself/herself.  This was the case for both Alyson Breslin and Maegan Sheehan, members of the

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Marc Scocca, Veronica Tadross, & Julia Zacharski Commended by the National Merit Scholarship Program

Congratulations to seniors Marc Scocca, Veronica Tadross, and Julia Zacharski, who have all been named Commended Students in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation have been recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Commended Students placed among the top five percent of more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2016 competition by taking the 2018 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®) “The young men and women being

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Class of 2020 Graduation Awards

Major Award Honorees Wilmarr Joseph Saint Surin Nicole Theresa Aponte Kellenberg Memorial High School General Excellence AwardOutstanding Young Man & Young Lady Wilmarr Joseph Saint Surin & Nicole Theresa Aponte Joseph Anthony DeMarco Krista Marie Handler Kellenberg Memorial High School Father Francis T. Keenan, S.M. Valedictorian Award Joseph Anthony DeMarco & Krista Marie Handler Joseph Anthony DeMarco Krista Marie Handler Academic Excellence Award Awarded to the Young Man & Young Ladywith the Highest Cumulative Averages

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