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In Memoriam: Sister Barbara Heil: by Written by Hannah Langley ’17

Babe Ruth once said, “Heroes get remembered, but legends never die.” On the night of March 4, 2016, Kennedy Catholic lost its very own legend – Sister Barbara Heil. Sister Barbara, a beloved member of the Sisters of Divine Compassion, began working at Kennedy Catholic while it was still called St. Mary’s High School. In […]

Meenu Johnkutty Awared Top Prize in Maryknoll Essay Contest

Maryknoll chose the theme for their annual middle and high school essay contest to be “Caring for Our Common Home” based on the teachings of Pope Francis and his 2015 encyclical, Laudato Si. Pope Francis states that Saint Francis of Assisi was a great influence on his faith and ultimately his direction as the pope because of […]

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Junior Ring Night: By Megan Cleary ’18

Every year Kennedy Catholic celebrates the junior class by having a mass and school ring ceremony. This year’s ceremony was held on Friday, January 20th from 7-8:30 pm. On this day, the students belonging to the class of 2018 put on their dress attire and celebrated being part of the Kennedy Catholic community. Juniors were […]

Mind, Body and Spirit: The Quest for New Students with Mr. Bruder

We caught Brian Bruder at a Bad Time. It’s the eve of Kennedy Catholic’s Accepted Students Day, which for the Director of Admissions is like the week before Christmas for Santa Claus. Every child who was accepted into Kennedy gets an invite to the big blowout the night of February 1st, and it’s the last […]

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Ski Club: by Carley Gilmore ’18

School is back in session, marking the bittersweet end of winter break for Kennedy Catholic students and the start of a new year. There is exciting news for those who would like to continue making the most out of the winter season: The newest Kennedy Catholic club, the Ski Club, will begin this week! The […]

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Kennedy Catholic Blood Drive; By Julia Feeney ’17

This year Kennedy Catholic’s annual blood drive was on Wednesday, December 14. Kennedy alumni, students, parents and members of the Somers community came out to show support for this most worthy cause. In the past, the event has been spearheaded by Mrs. Normile. However, this year as she continues to recovers from surgery, the student […]

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Flying First Class on the Cartesian Plane: 3D Modeling and Robotics with Ms. Jenkins

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Kennedy Catholic’s course in 3D Modeling is a little over two years old, and no one is more excited about sitting at that nexus of Art and Science than its teacher, Ms. Antonia Jenkins. “Yes, it’s fantastic! My background is in Art, but what I am teaching is the foundation of a lot of other […]

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Christmas Toy Drive: By Hannah Langley ’17

Christmas time is known as the season of giving, and in this spirit, several students at Kennedy have undertaken the job of organizing a toy drive for the children at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital. For several years now, a group of students has been responsible for managing this toy drive, but the girls who usually […]

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Christmas Concert 2016: by Meenu Johnkutty ’17

The night of December 7 was an evening featuring Kennedy’s brightest stars. Kennedy Catholic’s Christmas Concert, featuring the band, chorus, and string ensemble, displayed their musical talents in a series of performances which kicked off the remaining three weeks left till Christmas Day. The Chorus started the night filled with holiday cheer singing their rendition […]

Kennedy Catholic Blood Drive 2016, By Catherine Brennan

Since 2011, Kennedy has held a blood drive before Christmas break every year. The first and second blood drives were run by Anthony Torchia, a Kennedy student at the time. Anthony had become very passionate about donating blood after a trauma that had happened to him during his junior year. On June 26, 2011, Anthony […]

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