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Mr. McGeehan: Padua’s Newest Teacher

Mr. McGeehan:  Padua’s Newest Teacher

Ashley C. '17, Reporter

September 24, 2015

     “My favorite part about teaching is seeing what students come up with every day and hearing what they have to say, whether it’s a joke or just an idea. It keeps things new and exciting,” says Padua’s newest IT department member, Mr. McGeehan. Mr. McGeehan is from Delaware County and went to...

From A Pretend Classroom to A Real One

From A Pretend Classroom to A Real One

Bailey T. '17, Writer

September 23, 2015

Ms. Coburn is one of the newest additions to the Padua Academy staff this year. She teaches Freshmen World Civilization and Senior United States History and Government. Ms. Coburn has her bachelor’s degree in History and a certificate for Social Studies education for grades seven to twelve. Ms. Cob...

Signor Pellegrini Celebrates 40 Years at Padua

Signor Pellegrini Celebrates 40 Years at Padua

Gabrielle C. '18, Writer

September 21, 2015

   Not only is this going to be a “sizzling” year for the Padua students, but also for Signor Pellegrini as he celebrates 40 years of teaching Italian at Padua Academy. Signor has said “that teaching at Padua all these years have been a privilege because it has been the fulfillment of my pass...

Padua Students Interview Air Force Member

Padua Students Interview Air Force Member

Grace C. '18, Writer

September 19, 2015

“Find the most interesting part of your story and exploit it. It makes stories so much better. What I have to do is like being put into a box. I’m not writing for myself” Photojournalism, Airman Chip Slack gave these words of advice via Facetime to students in Ms. Wrambel’s creative writing cl...

A Day in the Life of Megan Henry

A Day in the Life of Megan Henry

Abby S., Editor

March 31, 2015

For Padua senior Megan Henry, life is anything but simple. Megan lives quite far away from school; therefore, no matter how early she leaves her house, her friends can expect her to arrive only minutes before the first period bell rings. Although days at Padua can be exhausting, Megan tries to stay positive...

Emily B.: A Talented Cross Country and Track Athlete

Emily B.: A Talented Cross Country and Track Athlete

Heather L., Reporter

February 12, 2015

Emily B. is a sophomore at Padua Academy. Six days a week in the fall, she gathers with the Padua JV cross country team to run. After cross country season ends, track consumes her life. The Padua team practices at Baynard Stadium, Brandywine Creek, and at school. Because of Emily’s long-distance endurance,...

Emily R: The Dancer

Emily R: The Dancer

Emily B., Reporter

February 12, 2015

Three days a week Emily R. dances at Anna Marie’s Dance Studio in Wilmington, Delaware. She spends her Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at the studio. Emily has been dancing around 8 to 9 years. Since Emily’s sister needed another activity to get into Cab Calloway School of the Arts, her sister...

Maddie M: Thriving In and Out of Water

Maddie M: Thriving In and Out of Water

Hannah W., Reporter

February 12, 2015

Maddie M. is an active and studious freshman at Padua Academy. She is a committed member of the Newport Rowing Club and a First Honors student. Maddie first discovered her love for crew as she joined the sport in 8th grade, and recalls that decision as one of the best choices of her life. Although few...

Maria D: The Next J.K. Rowling

Maria D: The Next J.K. Rowling

Maddie M, Reporter

February 12, 2015

Padua Academy Freshman Maria D. started her writing career at Immaculate Heart of Mary, where she experimented by writing short stories, poems, and essays. For three years in a row, she won the Knights of Columbus essay contest. Winning the contest helped to confirm her dream of being a writer, and since...

Kathleen M: Her Baking Journey

Kathleen M: Her Baking Journey

Frankie K., Reporter

February 9, 2015

Meet Kathleen M., a current freshman at Padua Academy that has had a love for baking since she was a little girl. She picked up baking when making peanut butter clusters alongside her aunt around age six or seven. Kathleen"s aunt, along with her mother, has taught her everything she knows about baking...

Hannah W: Cat Lover

Hannah W: Cat Lover

Maria D., Reporter

February 9, 2015

PetSmart volunteers are teaming up with cats of all ages, colors, and sizes. Padua Academy Freshman Hannah Ward and her fellow volunteers will care for these cats until their adoption. Hannah first went to PetSmart looking for volunteer hours and came out with a new hobby--cat care-taking. At the store,...

Kennedy C: Her Dance Team Experience

Kennedy C: Her Dance Team Experience

Kathleen M., Reporter

February 6, 2015

Meet Kennedy C., a current freshman student at Padua Academy, but once a nervous eighth grader in attendance of Padua's 2014 Freshman Sports Meeting. At the meeting, Kennedy's eyes were immediately drawn to the Dance Team's booth. Despite her initial nerves, she let her confidence break through and tried...

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