‘Nursing November’ celebrated by the Health Science Club

Article by Phoenix writer Olivia Cady ’26: On Wednesday, November 16th, members of the Health Science Club welcomed Ms. Caldwell, a Catholic Health nurse from the American Nursing Association, to discuss nursing and the different medical fields within. Students had the opportunity to discuss the various potential professions as well as the benefits of being…

Junior Michelle Paszek Wows at Hofstra University Research Program

Article by Phoenix writer Grace Garcia ’23: Junior Michelle Paszek had the opportunity to engage in scientific inquiry this past summer as part of the Hofstra University Summer Science Research Program. She was able to experience hands-on learning in the Bioengineering Department, studying with Associate Professor Roche deGuzman. Dr. deGuzman’s research interests include testing different…

Environmental Studies Students Celebrate Bat Week with Conservational Presentation

Article by Phoenix writer Nicholas Cortese ’23: During the week of October 24, scientists around the country celebrated National Bat Week. To some, the custom may seem to be merely a preparation for the celebration of Halloween. Instead, many conservationists utilize the week to raise awareness for endangered bat species. Kellenberg was privileged to welcome…

Kellenberg Celebrates Chemistry Week

Article by Phoenix writer Sophia Paulich ’24: This October, the annual celebration of Chemistry Week commenced at Kellenberg. While Chemistry enthusiasts around the country observed the importance of this field, the Firebirds took this year’s theme of “Fabulous Fibers” into their own hands. Throughout the week of October 17th – 21st, Kellenberg’s Chemistry students had…

Kellenberg Reveals Newly Renovated Earth Science Lab

Article by Phoenix writer Delaney Clark ’25: The Earth Science Lab in room 122 was completely renovated this summer. Beginning in October of 2021, science department staff members began to meet to discuss the designs of the new lab. Among these staff members was Mr. Anthony Wevers, the Science Department Chairman. Mr. Wevers played a…

Kellenberg’s High School Science Olympiad Team Qualifies For State Competition

Article by Phoenix writer Grace Garcia ’23: The Kellenberg High School Science Olympiad team competed in numerous activities on February 5th, 2022. This competition determined who would qualify for the state competition from all of the Nassau County West schools. From 7:30 AM to 3:50 PM, the students competed in twenty three different events including…

Living, Growing, and Knowing: KMHS Greenhouse Hydroponic Sustainability Center

Article by Phoenix writer Michelle Paszek ’24 Many students and faculty can say with absolute certainty that Kellenberg has a greenhouse. It’s hard to miss that glass building in the courtyard just outside classroom 126 with the neon pink UV light beaming from behind the glass. But how many students or faculty know what happens…