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“I can’t, I have work after school”

“I can’t, I have work after school”

Cat P., Reporter

October 6, 2014


Filed under Opinion/Review, Top Stories

The older a person gets the more responsibilities she is going to have to endure. One example is getting a job. Parents can’t pay for everything all the time and working should be on everyone’s list when they are in high school. Everyone has to start somewhere to gain experience. It doesn’t matter...

The Truth About Driver’s Ed

The Truth About Driver’s Ed

Nicolette K., Reporter

September 25, 2014


Filed under Opinion/Review

Currently at Padua, many students are nervous about one course that has a major effect on their future: Driver’s Education. The class is taught by Ms. Buckingham, who  also taught a driver’s ed course over the summer. While she says she likes teaching the course, she did not start her teaching career...

Freshman to Sophomore Transition

Freshman to Sophomore Transition

Nicolette K., Cassidy P., and Ally V.

September 9, 2014


Filed under Opinion/Review, Top Stories

The transition from being an incoming freshman to a returning sophomore doesn’t seem much different at first; however, that changes quickly. More pressure is put on a student, along with much more expectations. When asked about expectations for this year, sophomore Mia Cimino answered, “I expect...

Hair Colors

Hair Colors

Cat P., Reporter

September 9, 2014


Filed under Opinion/Review, Top Stories

Each and every person is an individual person with their own unique way of expressing themselves. Some do it by drawing, painting, picture taking, and even changing their own personal style to stand out. Since summer started anyone could see girls were changing their styles, especially their hair color....

Concert Characters

Concert Characters

Erin S., Editor

September 5, 2014


Filed under Opinion/Review

Concerts are the one place that hundreds or possibly thousands of people get the opportunity to come together with a purpose of witnessing a specific artist’s or band’s performance before their own eyes. Although all of these people attend a concert with the same general purpose of celebrating the...

What makes the perfect parent?

What makes the perfect parent?

Marissa B., Editor

May 18, 2014


Filed under Opinion/Review, Top Stories

A protector? A provider? A best friend? Well, just like with anything else in this world, the word “perfect” might be taking it too far. However, there definitely are bad parents out there, and there are good ones as well.“To me, the perfect parent would be someone that listens, spends time with...

Horseback Riding

Horseback Riding

Aoife M., Reporter

May 15, 2014


Filed under Opinion/Review

Almost every sport season comes to an end. Athletes are often asked, what they will people do when their favorite sport ends, or how will they keep themselves busy. Have they ever wished there was a sport that lasted all year around? Well the answer is yes, there is; Horseback riding! No matter...

The Self-Image Debate

The Self-Image Debate

May 15, 2014


Filed under Opinion/Review, Top Stories

Self Image is a commonly talked about topic. Debates about whether teens are presented with good role models or are being exposed to unrealistic standards litter everyday conversation. Self Image is how people view themselves-  negatively, positively, neutral. It is also a motivator. Opinions about...

Katie Wecht: What Self Image Means to Me

Katie Wecht: What Self Image Means to Me

Alaina T., Editor

May 15, 2014


Filed under Opinion/Review

Katie Wecht is a senior at Padua Academy. She is outgoing, funny, smart, and she is a very fun person to be around. She is never afraid to speak her mind, but in return she is always willing to listen to what others have to say. When asked about self image, Katie stated, “self image is how you view...

Music All over the News… in a Negative Way

Music All over the News… in a Negative Way

Nikki R., Editor

May 8, 2014


Filed under Opinion/Review

Explicit lyrics have taken over the music scene. For instance, up-and-coming artist Iggy Azalea marks the beginning of her career with 12 explicit songs out of the 15 on her deluxe album The New Classic. Popular hip-hop/rap artists among teens today include Drake, Eminem, and Macklemore & Ryan Lew...

Music: Essential for Teens

Music: Essential for Teens

Nikki R., Editor

May 8, 2014


Filed under Opinion/Review, Top Stories

Music genres and styles change each decade, but one aspect of music remains the same. Learning how to play music at a young age has continuously been discovered to be beneficial for people of all ages, especially for teenagers. In The New York Times article titled "Long-Term Benefits of Music Lessons,...

Top 5 Techniques to Studying for Tests

Top 5 Techniques to Studying for Tests

Madelyn J., Reporter

April 4, 2014


Filed under Opinion/Review

Many students find studying for tests very difficult and hard to do. Though everyone has their own way of studying, there are five very important techniques students can use to help being prepared for an upcoming test. The first technique you can use is to study actively. There are a few ways you can ...

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