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Students Celebrate Chinese Culture

Students Celebrate Chinese Culture

Amanda J. '21, Reporter

February 13, 2019


Filed under Padua Academy A-Z, People, Student News, Top Stories

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

A Successful Spaghetti Dinner

Emily M. '22, Reporter

January 17, 2019


Filed under A&E, Padua Academy A-Z, Student News

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’s Annual Pie Auction

Amanda J. '21, Reporter

November 28, 2018


Filed under Padua Academy A-Z, People, Student News

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

Padua Students Celebrate the Spooky Season

Amanda J. '21, Reporter

November 7, 2018


Filed under Padua Academy A-Z, People, Student News

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.

Zest for Clothing Design: Gabby M.

Katie M. '17, Managing Editor

May 19, 2017


Filed under Padua Academy A-Z

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

Yearbook Distribution: 2017 Theme Revealed

Katie M. '17, Managing Editor

May 10, 2017


Filed under Padua Academy A-Z

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

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

Katie M. '17, Managing Editor

May 4, 2017


Filed under Padua Academy A-Z

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: A Profile of Theology and Traditions

Katie M. '17, Managing Editor

April 28, 2017


Filed under Padua Academy A-Z, People

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: A New Addition to the Curriculum Guide

Katie M. '17, Managing Editor

April 7, 2017


Filed under Padua Academy A-Z

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

UGive: A Padua Student’s Helpful Tool

Katie M. '17, Managing Editor

March 31, 2017


Filed under Padua Academy A-Z

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...

Tingwei: A Profile of Sweetness and Smiles

Tingwei: A Profile of Sweetness and Smiles

Katie M. '17, Managing Editor

March 23, 2017


Filed under Padua Academy A-Z

For many students, the transition from grade school to high school is difficult enough but for Tingwei S. ‘19 it means even more. Tingwei is known throughout Padua as a brilliant student, who always has a smile on her face. Born in Hubei, China, Tingwei has started her sophomore year at Padua, and co...

“Spread the Word to End the Word”: Blue Gold’s Mission

“Spread the Word to End the Word”: Blue Gold’s Mission

Katie M. '17, Managing Editor

March 17, 2017


Filed under Padua Academy A-Z

Every year, the Blue Gold club holds numerous activities and fundraisers such as Bingo Night and Thanksgiving Pie raffles to raise money for DFRC. The Delaware Foundation for Reaching Citizens describes themselves as “A well-respected Delaware foundation dedicated to raising funds and consciousness...

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