Immaculata junior Joseph Piccirillo engages in debate in character.
Friday, January 18
Imagine having the opportunity to interview an iconic historical figure. What would you ask him or her? Immaculata students in Thomas Welsh’s AP US History class—including junior Joseph Piccirillo, of Warren—have the opportunity to do just that when participating in a unique lessonen titled “Clio’s Dinner Party,” named for the Greek muse of history. The experience, which will occur intermittently throughout the school year and will correlate to the time period being taught in class, has one or two students research and role-play historical figures in a debate type setting. Afterwards, the rest of the class asks questions of their historical guests, simulating a press conference. The class of 19 recently held their first such lesson: Junior…
Andrew Camiolo notes baseball program's reputation.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Immaculata Spartan Andrew Camiolo, of Warren, signed a letter of intent to play baseball for Iona College in New Rochelle, N.Y. A left-handed pitcher, Camiolo loved Iona’s campus, the baseball program, the proximity to home, andthe opportunity to play as a freshman next year. “Immaculata has a great reputation for its baseball program and that’s what initially attracted me to the school,” Camiolo said. He credits his coaches, teammates, and teachers for getting him ready for playing baseball on a collegiate level. Former Varsity Baseball Coach Tom Gambino, who now serves as the school’s athletic director, feels that Camiolo has great potential because of his pitch velocity, positive influence on his teammates, and his willingness to do …