Sophomore Independent Reading Project Tallies over 200 Titles

For the third year in a row, sophomores in Mrs. von Schoenermarck’s American literature classes were part of an independent reading experiment, one that encouraged them to complete books which extended beyond the school curriculum. From September to June, students immersed themselves into a vast assortment of literary worlds, including such genres as biography, science fiction, mystery, romance, fantasy, and historical fiction. Using Peggy Kittle’s model from Book Love, all participants embarked on a reading

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Newsday: Extraordinary Senior: Manny Abreu embodies community service

By Newsday’s Cara S. Trager This story is part of Newsday’s 2019 Extraordinary Seniors series showcasing 16 high school students from across Long Island with the vision and determination to transform their corners of the universe — and perhaps beyond. Click here to read more. Manny Abreu epitomizes Benjamin Franklin’s legendary adage, “If you want something done, ask a busy person.” Throughout his four years at Kellenberg Memorial High School, a Catholic school in Uniondale, Abreu made

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Freshmen Dance The Night Away with Residence at the Bristal at Junior-Senior Prom

Article by Katelyn Rogan ’22: On Thursday, May 23, a group of about 50 freshmen went to visit the Bristal for a Junior-Senior “Prom”. We went expecting to dance with them, talk with them, and eat with them, however, we all took away a lot more from this night. In the beginning, many of us were feeling nervous and anxious about what we should say or how we should interact with the residents, but as

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Kellenberg Juniors Share the Gift of Life at Blood Drive

On Thursday, May 16, the Junior class participated in the annual Junior Blood Drive through New York Blood Center. For most of them, this was the first time they’ve been able to participate in giving the gift of life through a blood donation. Their donation also comes during a critical blood shortage in New York State. In total, 199 units were collected from students and faculty who participated. Of those donations, 38 were made on

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Kellenberg Celebrates National Poetry Month

 Article by James Dionisio ’20: Every passionate poet has the desire to unlock their imagination and inspire the world with their verse. April is National Poetry Month, and to celebrate the literary arts, Kellenberg hosted their first annual Poetry Week from April 2nd to April 5th. Featuring a daily form of poetry on morning announcements and various fun-filled activities, Kellenberg was overflowing with lively excitement during Poetry Week. The amusement commenced on Tuesday, April 2nd

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