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Student Council Speeches

Student Council Speeches

Gabriella W., Reporter

May 12, 2014


Filed under Student News, Top Stories

It is getting to be the end of the 2013-2014 school year at Padua Academy, and this means time for the new student council members to be elected for the 2014-2015 school year.  On Tuesday May 6, 2014, the juniors who were running for executive officers gave their speeches.  The girls that ran were,...

Senior Prom: A great ending to a new beginning

Senior Prom: A great ending to a new beginning

Devon B., Managing Editor

May 31, 2012


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Padua seniors joined together at their senior prom for one of their last rendezvous.  Located at the Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington, seniors made lasting impressions amongst family, friends, and the participating chaperones from Padua.  Besides the beautiful gowns, gorgeous hair, and...

Final Mass

Final Mass

Marissa B., Reporter

May 31, 2012


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On Friday, May 18, 2012, Padua Academy celebrated their last mass as a community for the 2011-2012 school year. To start the ceremony, seniors processed in wearing their white dresses. A few tears fell as fellow sisters and teachers watched them walk in to sit in the senior section for mass one last...

Crohn’s and Colitis Walk

Crohn’s and Colitis Walk

Lawren D., Reporter

May 24, 2012


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On Saturday, May 5th, the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America held the Take Steps for Crohn’s and Colitis Walk at the Wilmington Riverfront.  The Walk was held from 4pm to 7pm.  Prior to the event people could register online to join a team, form a team, or walk as an individual.  The teams...

Student Council Election

Emma L., Reporter

May 10, 2012


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On Tuesday, May 8th, the junior candidates running for executive positions of the 2012-2013 school year, delivered their speeches. For treasurer there were three girls up for the position:  Breanna Hollifield, Sarah Brennan, and Kerry Bree. For the position of secretary, there was only one candidate;...

Homeless to Harvard

Homeless to Harvard

Silinda C., Reporter

May 7, 2012


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Ms. Murray will be visiting Delaware on Thursday, May 10th for the 2012 Padua Academy Dinner in Honor of Women’s at the Chase Center in Wilmington.  She will be honored for her own achievements and the investment she is making into the lives of women.  Tickets are still available for purchase. R...

Prom Dresses

Prom Dresses

Emma L., Reporter

May 2, 2012


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As the school year comes to an end, prom season begins; and girls have begun their hunt for the perfect dress. Each girl's idea of the perfect dress is different, but fashion is changing and so are the prom dresses. This year, according to fashion experts, the hot trends are asymmetric hem lines, glit...

The Sophomore Class Was “Up” for Some Fun

The Sophomore Class Was “Up” for Some Fun

Bridget F., Reporter

May 2, 2012


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On Friday, April 20th, the sophomore class had their annual sophomore event.  This year, the Class of 2014 had a movie and game night.  The girls watched the movie, Up, and played different games including Apples to Apples, Bananagrams, Twister, and much more. The class officers, who hosted the even...

Freshmen Mix it Up With Dancing

Freshmen Mix it Up With Dancing

Abby S., Reporter

April 30, 2012


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The freshmen class was assigned to perform a dance for their gym project. There were four girls to a group, each with a different genre of dance. The different genres were cultural, musical, hip hop, disco, ballroom, country, and swing dance. Each group had to cheorograph a dance and  provide a brief...

“Spring Fever” Spirit Assembly

“Spring Fever” Spirit Assembly

Shannon H., Reporter

April 29, 2012


Filed under Student News

On Thursday April 27, Padua's student council kicked off a mini spirit week. The week's activities began with a twin themed dress down. Students sported matching attire with their "twin." The following afternoon, the student body enjoyed a "spring fever" spirit assembly. Students dressed down in neon...

Uniform Sale

Uniform Sale

Lawren D., Reporter

April 25, 2012


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On Thursday, April 19th, Padua had the freshman uniform sale.  Incoming freshman came to Padua for measurements and to order their future uniforms.  Flynn & O’Hara was the major company selling clothing for the sale, and many employees were there to assist with the measurements, including shoe...

Recent Fire at Friends School

Recent Fire at Friends School

Erin S., Reporter

April 25, 2012


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Every school is required to perform fire drills monthly, however, most students would never think those drills would actually save their lives one day. On April 17, another typical Tuesday afternoon, the auditorium of Wilmington Friends went up in flames. Located in Alapocas, close to the Concord...

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