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  • December 14, 2017

    Preview one of the articles featured in the upcoming edition of The Phoenix. Article by Sean Ronan ‘20: On November 29, 2017, Kellenberg students of all divisions gathered in the auditorium to witness this year’s Advent Prayer Service. As part of the performance, a Snapchat video was first shown to express hope during the holiday season. The video features Gabriel Blanco ‘24, Maggie Basile ‘19, and Mrs. Delbrune, a French teacher at the school, expressing their anticipation that Santa Claus will visit their homes to give them gifts on Christmas morning with a call to the North Pole. Maggie Basile stated,

  • December 13, 2017

    Article by Kristian Mayer '18: On December 4, the Boys Varsity Basketball Team left school early and began their retreat at Founders Hollow in upstate New York. Accompanying the team was Coach McCutcheon, Coach Lyons, Father Philip Eichner, and Mr. Defino. The retreat is a unique tradition at Kellenberg Memorial each season in which the athletes become closer as a team. Upon arriving, athletes were assigned a room with two other teammates. Afterwards, the task of preparing for dinner was executed by the athletes as a team. During the meal, athletes and coaches enjoyed spirited conversation and team bonding. "This was a good bonding

  • December 12, 2017

    Article by Veronica Tadross '21: On Friday, December 1, the altar in the Maria Regina Chapel was adorned with an arc of candles and the monstrance in preparation for Eucharistic Adoration. The first Friday of every month all day Adoration occurs in the chapel for students to take a break from the rigorous activities of the day and embrace a sense of serenity with Christ. On the first Friday of the month, students gather in this chapel for traditional midday prayer, where they are able to pray the Divine Office led by senior students. Adoration offers a different version of

  • December 10, 2017

    Opening the Kellenberg Track and Field year at the 67th annual CHSAA Relays, the Girl’s team faced their most ominous rival in the first race of the day, Notre Dame Academy of Staten Island. The gun was off in the Distance Medley Relay and despite and the two teams broke immediately away from the field. Nora Bennett ran a fine 1200, handing off the baton in second place. Camryn Beckford took the baton for the 400 leg and cut the deficit to thirty-five meters. Maya Richardson ran an outstanding 800 leg, and the stage was set for Kellenberg anchor Maureen

  • December 7, 2017

    Varsity Cheerleading Most Improved Olivia Reich The most improved Varsity cheerleader is a girl that has worked tirelessly throughout the fall season to improve herself in all aspects of cheerleading. She has shown great improvement in her stunting ability and has become one of the strongest bases on the team. She was determined to improve her tumbling skills, and we are very proud of the confidence she has gained in her back handspring. We have watched this young lady turn into a mature and positive leader on the team, and we are happy to acknowledge her improvements and dedication. The

  • MT 11:16 - 19      During this Advent season, more than ever, we are called to renew our perspective and open our hearts to God’s message to prepare for the coming of our Savior. However, in this Gospel, the crowds are unreceptive to the messages of John the Baptist and Jesus. Jesus compares “this generation” to children in the marketplace who cannot decide which game to play, just as they reject John for his