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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.

Coach of the Year

Coach of the Year

Mackenzie S. '22, Reporter

March 7, 2019

Marnie Giunta is the cross country, indoor track and field, and outdoor track and field coach at Padua. She has been coaching at Padua for 14 years and enjoys her job and watching her girls succeed. Giunta received the Tubby Raymond Award for excellence in coaching on Monday, Feb. 18 at the 2019 Del...

The Fourth Annual French Film Fest

The Fourth Annual French Film Fest

Amanda J. '21, Reporter

March 5, 2019

Students in French 3 and 4 had the opportunity to make films and show them off to friends and relatives during the French Film Fest on Feb. 28. This was the fourth year that they were assigned French poems to illustrate and narrate as a film. “The Film Fest actually stemmed from an experiment I tried dur...

Alumnae Panel Discuss Engineering Careers with Students

Alumnae Panel Discuss Engineering Careers with Students

Emily M. '22, Reporter

February 26, 2019

Padua welcomed seven graduates who pursued careers in engineering to speak to students as part of Engineer Week. The engineers talked about their daily jobs and experiences, as well as their accomplishments and how they became successful in their individual fields. The alumnae work in a wide variety ...

A Look Into the American Math Contest

A Look Into the American Math Contest

Kylie M. '22, Reporter

February 24, 2019

Students gathered in Roberto Hall to crunch out numbers for the American Math Contest on Wednesday, Feb. 13. The American Math Contest, or the AMC 10, is a 75-minute math contest of 25 difficult math questions answered on a Scantron. Moo Galbus, a freshman, took the test to “build a good resume...

Students Celebrate Chinese Culture

Students Celebrate Chinese Culture

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...

Katie Collier: Archery Champion

Katie Collier: Archery Champion

Amanda J. '21, Reporter

February 12, 2019

Katie Collier, a sophomore, is one of the few people at Padua that competes in archery. A player since she was eight years old, Collier is not new to the sport. She was inspired to start playing when she watched “Brave”. “I liked how Merida went out there and shot, and it looked like she was having...

A Legacy Being Passed Down

A Legacy Being Passed Down

Kylie M. '22, Reporter

January 31, 2019

On Jan. 23, 2019, juniors received their brand new rings in honor of graduating next year. However, the ring Emma Jo Szczerba received was anything but new. Szczerba received the 57-year-old ring from her grandmother who graduated in 1962. The ring is the typical gold color with a yellow stone placed...

Alexandra Mavridis: Polyglot at Sixteen

Alexandra Mavridis: Polyglot at Sixteen

Maddy H. '21, Reporter

January 17, 2019

Learning one different language at school can be hard for many people. Alexandra Mavridis, however, is not your ordinary language student. A sophomore, she knows four languages: English, Greek, Portuguese, and Spanish. She considers herself fluent in Greek and English. Mavridis believes she picked up...

Mrs. Mann Announces Retirement

Mrs. Mann Announces Retirement

Stella W. '19, Editor-in-Chief

January 16, 2019

Mrs. Mann announced her departure as principal at a community homeroom on Jan. 16, 2019. She will remain in her role until June. "After prayerful consideration, I submitted my letter of retirement as Head of School for Padua Academy to Reverend Mark Wrightson, Pastor of St. Anthony of Padua Parish and ...

21-Year-Old Student Runs for Mayor of Newark

21-Year-Old Student Runs for Mayor of Newark

Stella W. '19, Editor-in-Chief

January 14, 2019

Kasai Guthrie grew up on government assistance and food stamps. He watched his mother work tirelessly to send all of her children to private school, and has experienced racial discrimination in Delaware firsthand. Today, at 21, he is running for mayor of Newark. “What made me actually think about running...

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