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How To Find Your Soulmate Without Losing Your Soul

How To Find Your Soulmate Without Losing Your Soul

Ashley A., Reporter

November 18, 2012


Filed under Spirituality & Service, Top Stories

Jason Evert, a motivational speaker, uses medical facts, religion, and most importantly humor to give inspirational speeches about chastity and loving your body. What makes him so entertaining and captivating is his enthusiasm and how he always has his audience laughing. When he visited Padua on November...

Students in Action Team: Helping Padua Students “Get Involved”

Students in Action Team: Helping Padua Students “Get Involved”

Rachael M., Reporter

November 13, 2012


Filed under Spirituality & Service, Top Stories

This year the Students in Action homeroom is working hard to get Padua girls involved in service. You may know this homeroom as the “Jefferson Awards Homeroom,” but this year the team has reconstructed its criteria. “We don't want service to be about the awards,” says SIA team member Carly Block,...

Project Unify

Bernadette L., Reporter

November 6, 2012


Filed under Spirituality & Service

On Thursday November 1st Blue Gold ambassadors and members went to the University of Delaware for the Project Unify Conference. The conference was an all day event run by members of YAC students form varying schools in Delaware involved in Blue Gold, Special Olympics, and Project Unify. The day consisted...

A Journey with Jonah!

A Journey with Jonah!

Kaleigh W., Reporter

October 29, 2012


Filed under Spirituality & Service, Top Stories

On Wednesday October, 17, the freshman class went to the Sight and Sound Theater to see Jonah!. The Sight and Sound Theater, located in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, puts on musical shows that bring the Bible to life. Currently, the theater is performing Jonah!, a story about the prophet Jonah and his journey...

Padua Academy Helps Those in Need Through Blue Gold

Padua Academy Helps Those in Need Through Blue Gold

Ali F., Reporter

October 29, 2012


Filed under Spirituality & Service, Top Stories

During the bustling activity period every Friday, over 50 students meet in Roberto Hall for Blue Gold. The activity is lead by Mrs. Kowalski and Ms. Anderson and students range from freshman to seniors. Padua’s Blue Gold committee works with DFRC, Special Olympics, Project Unify, Down Syndrome Ass...

Fall Encounter

Fall Encounter

Shannon H., Reporter

October 23, 2012


Filed under Spirituality & Service, Top Stories

On Thursday October 11, forty Padua girls left for the biannual Encounter Retreat.   The retreat occurs in the fall and spring of each year and is open to both juniors and seniors.  Students left Thursday night, after eating dinner together at Padua.  They returned around 1 p.m. on Sunday.   The...

Junior Service Day

Junior Service Day

Jacki D., Reporter

October 23, 2012


Filed under Spirituality & Service, Top Stories

On October 4, 2012, the juniors participated in junior service day. The girls went to twelve different organizations that were in need of service. This included Seamen’s Center, the Little Sisters of the Poor, Urban Promise School, Mom’s House, Ministry of Care Child Care, the Clothing Bank, Birthr...

Here in our lives, our God is here.

Here in our lives, our God is here.

Angelina M., Reporter

September 24, 2012


Filed under Spirituality & Service, Top Stories

With starting a new school year comes getting back in the swing of the Padua liturgies. On September 14th, 2012, all of Padua Academy, old faces and new, gathered back into our cafetorium for the first liturgy of the 2012-2013 school year. Senior Madelyn Ray opened the liturgy by welcoming everyone after they had settled in....

Epilepsy Walk

Epilepsy Walk

May 31, 2012


Filed under Spirituality & Service, Top Stories

On May 19, 2012 around 50 Padua Girls supported their sister, Sarah, in the annual Freedom from Seizures Walk.  Padua walked in memory of Sarah as a team -- the Sarah Smiles team, which was lead by Amanda Lupacchino (‘12).  Amanda helped the team raise money and awareness for Epilepsy, and to help...

Partners in Science

Partners in Science

Nicole B., Reporter

May 22, 2012


Filed under Spirituality & Service, Top Stories

Twenty-seven Padua students volunteered their time to help mentor elementary school children in their science fair.  The elementary school students involved in the science fair are mainly from public schools and participate in after school programs hosted by UrbanPromise.  This science fair offers...

ConKerr Cancer: A Case for Smiles

ConKerr Cancer: A Case for Smiles

Morgan S., Reporter

May 15, 2012


Filed under Spirituality & Service, Top Stories

ConKerr Cancer is an organization where pillowcases are made to give to kids struggling with cancer. ConKerr Cancer began in 2002, when Cindy Kerr’s son was diagnosed with cancer. Cindy started to make pillowcases in order to make the hospital room bright and cheery. ConKerr Cancer established 125...

Global Youth Service Day

Global Youth Service Day

Sarah T., Reporter

May 10, 2012


Filed under Spirituality & Service

Global Youth Service Day, established in 1988 and organized by Youth Service America (YSA), is celebrated in over 100 countries every year. April 21, 2012 served as this year's service day around the world. There are many sponsors of Global Youth Service Day, including State Farm, UnitedHealthcare, Disn...

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