Presentation On Propaganda During The Holocaust

Article by Phoenix writer Brooke Oldenborg ’26 The Holocaust Memorial Center and Tolerance Center of Nassau County came to Kellenberg on Tuesday, January 30 to inform students about the history of disinformation during the Holocaust. The event was open to all students, including outstanding participation from the One Heart One Mind, Many Cultures club. Donna…

Students Celebrate Haitian Independence Day

Article by Phoenix writer Justin McKenzie ’24: On Friday, January 5th, the One Heart, One Mind Many Cultures Club hosted the Haitian Independence Day Celebration in honor of Haitian Independence Day which is recognized on January 1st. Kellenberg students from all backgrounds showed up to join in on this celebration of Haitian culture. Representatives from…

Kellenberg Celebrates World Kindness Day

Article by Phoenix writer Keira Quigley ’26: In honor of World Kindness Day, which is celebrated in the United States on November 13th, Kellenberg hosted its own “World Kindness Day Celebration” on November 17th, 2023. This event showcased the Disney movie “Elemental,” which features many messages about kindness, including cultural kindness. Fifty students were in…

One Heart, One Mind, Many Cultures Club Hosts Third Annual Christmas Cookie Exchange

Article by Phoenix writer Michelle Paszek ’24: On Monday, December 11th, 45 members of the One Heart, One Mind, Many Cultures Club met for the club’s third annual Christmas Cookie Exchange in the Emmanuel Retreat House. Mr. Bursig began the event by singing traditional Christmas carols, such as “Silent Night,” “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel,”…

Italian Heritage Celebrated by the One Heart, One Mind, Many Cultures Club

Article by Phoenix writer Delaney Clark ’25: On November 2nd, 2023, the One Heart, One Mind, Many Cultures Club hosted a presentation about Italian Heritage given by Junior Costanza Faldetta, who is originally from Italy. In her presentation, Costanza shared the similarities and the differences between being a teenager in America versus in Italy. She…

One Heart, One Mind, Many Cultures Club Holds a Prayer Service for Peace

Article by Phoenix writer Brooke Oldenborg ’26: On Monday, October 30th, the One Heart, One Mind, Many Cultures club held a prayer service in the Millennium room in collaboration with Project Understanding. Project Understanding’s main mission is to transform the lives of those who are most at risk in our community by providing them with…

Hispanic Heritage Month Kicks Off with Salsa Dance Instruction

Article by Phoenix writer Cristina Palmieri ’25: On Friday, September 22nd, the One Heart, One Mind, Many Cultures Club hosted a dance class to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, which began on September 15th. Kellenberg alumnus, Mario Cadavid ‘97, led the class along with Lourdes and Daniel Cruz. Over forty students came to learn the basics…