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…

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…

One Heart, One Mind, Many Cultures Meets To Discuss Upcoming Events

Article by Phoenix writer Delaney Clark ’25: On November 14, the One Heart, One Mind, Many Cultures Club met to learn more about each other’s cultures and traditions. Students came together to discuss their diverse traditions. Mrs. Riiska, the History Department Chairman, says, “I love the One Heart, One Mind, Many Cultures Club because it…

Howard University Student Provides Kellenberg with a Presentation on HBCU’s

Article by Phoenix writer Angelo Tsassis ’22 Last week, Hugh Goffinet, a sophomore currently attending Howard University, gave a virtual presentation for Kellenberg students. The purpose of his presentation was to speak about his experiences attending an HBCU, a historically black college/university. HBCUs have been around for nearly 200 years, with the first one that…