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What is so Perfect about Perfect Attendance?

What is so Perfect about Perfect Attendance?

Olive D. '19, Editor

March 13, 2019


Filed under Opinion/Review, Student News

Do you ever just have those days when can’t get out of bed, need a personal day, fighting a bad cold and just don’t have the energy to get up for school? I know have. Senior skip day, one of the senior rituals that most look forward to, was not even a thought for these students. They stayed dev...

SADD Students Promote Safe Driving with SmartDrive Assembly

SADD Students Promote Safe Driving with SmartDrive Assembly

Brynna B. '20, Reporter

March 11, 2019


Filed under Student News

Several days ago, a classmate burst into class, complaining how wrecked her car was—she’d just gotten into an accident because a car had cut in front of her without using their signal. Another classmate piped up. “That’s called an aggressive driver,” she said. She always thinks about that wh...

Students Celebrate French Culture

Students Celebrate French Culture

Amanda J. '21, Reporter

March 10, 2019


Filed under People, Student News

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...

Secret Spaces

Secret Spaces

Stella W. '19, Editor-in-Chief

March 10, 2019


Filed under Student News, Top Stories

It was a few years into my time as a student that I realized the building across the street is owned by the school. That building, the convent, contains over a century of history. Today it is crumbling from the inside and falling into disrepair. I remember as a freshman hearing about the secret fifth...

In With the New: Padua Refreshes Their Elective Selections

In With the New: Padua Refreshes Their Elective Selections

Brynna B. '20, Reporter

March 10, 2019


Filed under Student News

As the window for handing in student course selection sheets closes, the stress is tangible. Out of the multitudes of classes, we only have room for eight courses. Many students have all four years of courses planned out by the end of freshman year. However, some of those careful schedulers were thrown ...

The 2019 Band Assembly

The 2019 Band Assembly

Kylie M. '22, Reporter

March 8, 2019


Filed under People, Photo Gallery, Student News, Top Stories

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

BSU Activities That Celebrated Black History Month

BSU Activities That Celebrated Black History Month

Esosa E. '22

March 7, 2019


Filed under Student News

February was not only acknowledged as the month of love with Valentine’s Day, but was also Black History Month. Black History Month honors African Americans and their contributions throughout the United States history. The newly reformed club, the Black Student Union, planned activities within and o...

Living with Type 1 Diabetes: What Diagnosed Students Want You to Know

Living with Type 1 Diabetes: What Diagnosed Students Want You to Know

Stella W. '19, Editor-in-Chief

March 7, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, Student News, Top Stories

She knew something was wrong when she began to rapidly lose weight. Around final exams in her junior year, she began drinking large amounts of water and eating excessively. Then she was no longer able to eat and felt sick constantly. And then her world changed. Lauren Gempp, a senior, was diagnosed with T...

The Fourth Annual French Film Fest

The Fourth Annual French Film Fest

Amanda J. '21, Reporter

March 5, 2019


Filed under People, Student News

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...

The ACT and SAT: Do They Matter?

The ACT and SAT: Do They Matter?

Brynna B. '20, Reporter

February 25, 2019


Filed under Student News

It’s that time of year again: millions of juniors across the country are buckling down to take the ACT and the SAT, wondering why on earth they are willingly subjecting themselves to the horror of these tests that are over three hours long. A large number of Padua students choose to take both the ACT and...

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