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Behind the Lens at the Philly Zoo: Photographer Profile

Behind the Lens at the Philly Zoo: Photographer Profile

Stella W. '19, Maddie Z. '18, Nicole O. '20, and Dani F. '18

April 17, 2018

Kyla Ann isn’t your ordinary zoo employee. Snapping pictures at the entrance of the Philadelphia Zoo, she sees everyone that comes and goes on a daily basis. A freelance artist, animal lover, and an avid salesperson, Kyla Ann enjoys the opportunities her job gives her. “I have a long history of bei...

Student Profile – Erin Callaghan

Student Profile – Erin Callaghan

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March 5, 2018

When Erin Callaghan first got accepted into Padua she had a goal for herself. She wanted to qualify for states for track and field. Being able to qualify for states is very difficult for a freshman to do. However, with hard work and dedication Erin Callaghan will be able to do it. By being on the winter...

Paige Kenton: Athlete Profile

Paige Kenton: Athlete Profile

Stella W. '19, Writer

February 1, 2018

When it comes to athletics, Padua has many students who take sports very seriously. Paige Kenton, a sophomore, is one of those students. Along with her impressive academic record, Paige plays both basketball and soccer for Padua, and has done so since her freshman year. “I like both sports,” she s...

Athlete Profile: Lauren Mottel

Athlete Profile: Lauren Mottel

Stella W. '19, Writer

January 30, 2018

Lauren Mottel has quite the schedule. A junior at Padua, she has balanced difficult courses and swimming for the school team since freshman year. She has powered through exhausting practices and competitions since the age of seven, and continues to swim despite multiple AP classes and the stress of co...

Teacher Profile: Mr. McAteer

Teacher Profile: Mr. McAteer

Dani F. '18, Reporter

December 28, 2017

Mr. McAteer, more commonly known as Mr. Mac, has the reputation of being a fun and exciting teacher both in and out of his classroom. He forms strong relationships with his students and becomes a mentor to many throughout their four years at Padua. Michael McAteer graduated from Lansdale Catholic High School in ...

Pacific Daydream – Weezer

Pacific Daydream – Weezer

Nicole O. '20, Writer

December 2, 2017

       Weezer just released their latest album, Pacific Daydream, on October 27, 2017. The band consists of River Cuomo (singer), Patrick Wilson (drums), Brian Bell (guitar), and Scott Shriner (bass guitar). Their first album was released on May 10, 1994, which was a self titled a...

No Further Explanation; Just Reputation

No Further Explanation; Just Reputation

Meaghan O. '20, Reporter

December 2, 2017

Taylor Swift is a 27 year old, world known American singer and songwriter who grew up in Reading, Pennsylvania and fell in love with music at a young age. Swift spent a lot of time traveling with her mom, Andrea Swift, looking to pursue a career in music. While traveling, Swift stopped in Nashville ofte...

What Will You Give This Holiday Season?

What Will You Give This Holiday Season?

Meaghan O. '20, Writer

November 26, 2017

Samaritan’s Purse is an nondenominational Christian international relief organization. One of the biggest projects Samaritan's Purse takes on in is Operation Christmas Child (OCC). “Their mission is to share the love of Jesus with the children of the world one box at a time,” says Mrs. Carpent...

The Meaning Behind Veterans Day

The Meaning Behind Veterans Day

Nicole O. '20, Writer

November 12, 2017

        Veterans Day is a national holiday is the US that commonly gets mixed up with Memorial Day, another national holiday in the US. Memorial Day commemorates people who died while in the military and fighting for our country. On the other hand, Veterans Day is dedicated to an...

New Teacher Profile: Ms. Gaynor

New Teacher Profile: Ms. Gaynor

Stella W. '19, Writer

November 12, 2017

This year, Padua has welcomed a number of new teachers into its faculty. Among these teachers is Ms. Gaynor, a new addition to the science department. She currently teaches 9th grade Biology, 10th grade Chemistry, and 10th, 11th, and 12th grade Anatomy and physiology, working with students in every ...

Teacher Profile: Mr. Cross

Teacher Profile: Mr. Cross

Jennifer C. '21, Reporter

November 12, 2017

“I’m a guy and not Catholic, why would they hire me?” said Mr. Cross, an English teacher at Padua, when talking about why he started working at Padua. “It was really an accident, honest,” he said. “I was at a summer workshop in Delcastle when a teacher from Padua said she could see me wor...

New Teacher Profile: Dr. Bozanic

New Teacher Profile: Dr. Bozanic

Dani F. '18, Reporter

October 30, 2017

     Now that the first quarter is coming to a close, students and faculty are finally getting the hang of the new school year. One of Padua’s newest additions to the faculty, Dr. Bozanic, is settling into life at Padua, even becoming a co-moderator of Music Ministry.   &...

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