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Theatrical Talents Behind the Scenes

Theatrical Talents Behind the Scenes

Megan D. '21, Reporter

November 9, 2019

Salesianum School Theater (SST) hosts many different talented artists, especially in the production crew. The theater company is welcome to all students from Sallies, Padua, and Ursuline. These members use each other and their own talents to their advantage while working with stage crew.  Emery...

Vlogging Culture

Vlogging Culture

Maria S. '20, Reporter

November 3, 2019

  The increase in the use of video technology has allowed for a new era of creativity on the internet. YouTubers like David Dobrik, Shane Dawson, Kian Lawley, JC Caylen, Sarah Baska, Emma Chamberlin, Jenna Marbles, and Josh Peck are taking the YouTube world by storm with their videos online. With...

What Do Soldiers Do Everyday?

What Do Soldiers Do Everyday?

Maddy H. '21, Reporter

May 26, 2019

When you think of a soldier, you probably think about strong men and women fighting on the battlefield defending our country, but most soldiers don’t spend their days on the battlefield. So what do soldiers do on a day-to-day basis? There are five branches in the military: Army, Navy, Marine Corp...

Juniors Elected for Student Council Executive Officer

Juniors Elected for Student Council Executive Officer

Brynna B. '20, Reporter

May 16, 2019

Five juniors have recently been elected as the new Student Council Executive Officers for the 2019-2020 school year: Tess Lunetta, Emma-Jo Szczerba, Nadia Baker, Gina Rufo, and Caroline Scalora. Many students were fond of this year’s Student Council. Moira Gervay, a junior, said that the Execut...

Immaculée Ilibagiza, Rwandan Genocide Survivor, Tells Story of Faith and Forgiveness

Immaculée Ilibagiza, Rwandan Genocide Survivor, Tells Story of Faith and Forgiveness

Stella W. '19, Editor-in-Chief

April 16, 2019

Immaculée Ilibagiza spent 91 days of her life in a tiny bathroom with seven other women, hiding from the genocide taking place outside the door. The perpetrators had once been her neighbors, her friends, her classmates—but now they wanted her dead. The Rwandan genocide that took place in 1994 killed approximatel...

As Mrs. Mann Parts Ways With Padua, Hopes and Questions Emerge

As Mrs. Mann Parts Ways With Padua, Hopes and Questions Emerge

Stella W. '19, Maddy H. '21, and Emily M. '22

April 16, 2019

Deciding to retire was the hardest decision Mrs. Mann has ever made. Padua, as she put it, has been her life for the past eleven years. “I just need to get a little more rest than I can get with this job,” she said. The decision, she explained, was made with the guidance of God. “I continuousl...

Junior Conducts Research Study on “White Coat Effect”

Junior Conducts Research Study on “White Coat Effect”

Brynna B. '20, Reporter

April 7, 2019

Marina Pilger recently spent several afternoons at Saint Francis Hospital, but not because she was ill. She was studying something called the “white coat effect,” intent on adding new data to the medical community—an impressive feat, considering she’s a 17-year-old high school junior. Pilger ...

The Evolution of Our Uniform

The Evolution of Our Uniform

Amanda J. '21, Reporter

April 2, 2019

Our school uniform has gone through many changes since Padua began in 1954, evolving from brown jumpers to brown plaid uniforms to the uniform we have today. Mrs. Manelski and Mrs. Mann worked hard to find uniforms that best suit the comfort of students. “The skirts don’t wrinkle and they look ...

Former White Supremacist Speaks About Hate, Inclusion

Former White Supremacist Speaks About Hate, Inclusion

Stella W. '19, Editor-in-Chief

March 31, 2019

Christian Picciolini grew up in an “Italian bubble” on Chicago’s south side. He had a loving childhood surrounded by aunts, uncles, and grandparents. At 14 he joined a white supremacist movement. He was the leader by 16. Jenny Lambe, a professor in the University of Delaware’s Communication Dep...

Students Celebrate French Culture

Students Celebrate French Culture

Amanda J. '21, Reporter

March 10, 2019

An entire week was dedicated to spreading French culture around Padua, allowing students to join in on fun French-themed activities. “We wanted Padua to have something special to encourage students to love the languages they study,” Mrs. Burris, a French teacher, said. “It is one of our dep...

The 2019 Band Assembly

The 2019 Band Assembly

Kylie M. '22, Reporter

March 8, 2019

On Thursday, March 8th, 2019, students gathered to watch the Salesianum/Padua/Ursuline Band perform some of the material they learned throughout the year.

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