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Mamma Mia: Behind the Scenes

Student producer Caroline Achenbach, director Meg Jullian, and Salesanium student Jack Krukiel adjusting lines during rehearsal.

Daryl F. '23, Reporter

December 9, 2019

Plays can be dated back to as early as the fifth century. From the very first years of drama, theater has been an iconic part of global history. A lot of times we appreciate the show itself, but how often do we think about the events leading up to it? What does it take to prepare such a massive produ...

Students Celebrate Chinese Culture

Red Lanterns strung across the first floor. Photo taken by Stella White.

Amanda J. '21, Reporter

February 13, 2019

Padua’s hallways were decorated with red lanterns and signs last week to celebrate the Chinese New Year. Fun events were planned throughout the week to encourage the appreciation of Chinese culture and tradition. The Asian Culture Club helped Ms. Liang come up with ideas for the week. On Monday, stud...

A Successful Spaghetti Dinner

Dinner attendees enjoy their spaghetti and the musical entertainment. The event was emceed by junior Moira Gervay and senior Rose Langrehr.

Emily M. '22, Reporter

January 17, 2019

Pasta, salad, and singing! Oh my! On Friday night, Padua’s theatre department held its 7th annual Spaghetti Dinner, its biggest fundraiser of the year. Funds from the dinner will go toward necessities such as costumes and technical equipment for this year’s musical production of Anything Goes. A...

Blue Gold’s Annual Pie Auction

Blue Gold Pie Auction

Amanda J. '21, Reporter

November 28, 2018

Each year, students and staff have the opportunity to bring home a pie in time for Thanksgiving. On Nov. 20, the day before Thanksgiving break, Blue-Gold held a pie auction to support their organization. “Blue Gold supports those with cognitive challenges and disabilities. We support organizations s...

Padua Students Celebrate the Spooky Season

Freshman pose in front of the school.

Amanda J. '21, Reporter

November 7, 2018

Many Padua students are excited about the Halloween season. To celebrate, students were allowed to dress up in Halloween costumes. “My favorite part of the Halloween Parade was seeing all the incredible group costumes that people had come up with,” said Molly Shapiro, sophomore.   I...

Zest for Clothing Design: Gabby M.

Junior Gabby M. wears a skirt she made and designed herself.

Katie M. '17, Managing Editor

May 19, 2017

At Padua, students discover their talents and pursue them throughout all four years. Junior Gabby M, has a passion for clothing design and textiles and has been interested in sewing since sixth grade. “I started sewing in sixth grade at age 12, and I always heard that my grandmothers sewed and after...

Yearbook Distribution: 2017 Theme Revealed

Students were given their yearbooks on May 8th

Katie M. '17, Managing Editor

May 10, 2017

On Monday May 8th, the Publication Design class distributed yearbooks to Padua students and staff. Throughout the entire year, the yearbook staff has been working diligently on the book, all while keeping the theme a secret. “During an 80 minute period, the entire class had a brainstorming session dur...

“X” Marks the Spot: Countdown to the End of the Year

Students have their last day marked in the planners

Katie M. '17, Managing Editor

May 4, 2017

As the 2016-2017 quickly draws to an end, many Padua students are already preparing for their last day of classes. Seniors especially are eagerly waiting for Closing Liturgy, with graduation closely following. “It’s such a different experience finally being the senior class in the last few weeks”,...

Ms. Wallen: A Profile of Theology and Traditions

Ms. Wallen has been at Padua for six years

Katie M. '17, Managing Editor

April 28, 2017

Born in Delaware County, Ms. Wallen has been living a life filled with vocation and theology. Ms. Wallen attended Neuman University with an undergraduate degree in early childhood and elementary education, and La Salle University with a master’s degree in theology. Ms. Wallen first came to Padua with...

Victorian Crime: A New Addition to the Curriculum Guide

Victorian Crime will be taught as literature elective.

Katie M. '17, Managing Editor

April 7, 2017

As the 2017 school year comes to a close, Padua is already preparing for the new academic year by adding new classes to the curriculum guide. Science fiction literature, a popular exchange course, is finishing its final year at Padua, while next year Victorian Crime and the Rise of Detective Fiction w...

UGive: A Padua Student’s Helpful Tool

Students use UGive to keep track of their service hours.

Katie M. '17, Managing Editor

March 31, 2017

As one of the four “S’s” of Padua, service plays an essential role in everyday lives of students. Volunteers are constantly needed for organizations such as West End Neighborhood House, Mom’s House, and Urban Promise after school programs. In order to keep track of volunteers that are needed a...

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