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Coping with MidTerms

Erin S.

January 22, 2012


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It's that time of year again: midterms. Frustration and confusion seem to be a girl's best friend and stress lies around every corner. For most of us, midterms can be the biggest pain in the middle of the school year, but to others, like Alana Whitmarsh ('12), midterms are not pointless or useless. ...

Young Alums Return

Young Alums Return

Kaitlin M., Reporter

January 10, 2012


Filed under Student News, Top Stories

Padua’s Young Alum Social took place in the Café last Thursday afternoon. The social was a fun get-together for the recent Padua graduates, where they could reconnect with teachers and fellow alumnae. Before the social, Padua’s dance team performed a routine with the current team members and the...

Padua Dads & Daughters in NYC

Padua Dads & Daughters in NYC

Nicole B., Reporter

January 9, 2012


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Prior to the Christmas break, the Men of Padua hosted a father-daughter trip to New York City.  Three buses, filled with 72 girls and their fathers, left for New York at 8:00 a.m.  Though the bus rides were long, Mr. Cross, Mr. Fassano, and Mr. Brindle had fun activities at the ready to make the ...

Best You’ve Ever Seen, Class of ’14

Best You’ve Ever Seen, Class of ’14

Marissa B., Reporter

December 29, 2011


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On December 13, 2011, all of the Sophomores came together to spend the entire day celebrating the union and spirit of the Class of 2014. Throughout the day, the Sophomores participated in many fun games and activities planned by the four class officers, along with the Sophomore class moderators. The...

Texting and Teens

Texting and Teens

Silinda C., Reporter

December 21, 2011


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Let’s face it; texting teenagers are everywhere. Most teens view their cell phones as the key to their social lives.Teenagers aged thirteen to seventeen text the most, receiving an average of 1,800 texts per month. A new study defines teens who text over 120 messages a day as “hyper-texters." Some...

Looking A Lot Like Christmas

Looking A Lot Like Christmas

Marissa B., Reporter

December 20, 2011


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With the passing of Thanksgiving and the start of December, it’s starting to look a lot more like Christmas. The frenzy began on Black Friday, as the mall parking lots began to fill and the shopping traffic became unavoidable. Take a ride through any neighborhood to see the decorations being put up...

Christmas At Macy’s

Christmas At Macy’s

Alexis F., Reporter

December 16, 2011


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Do you want to go to a fun Christmas attraction for FREE?  From November through December, Macy’s in downtown Philadelphia is sponsoring a Holiday Light Show and Dickens Christmas Village.  The Holiday Light Show includes Julie Andrews narrating different holiday stories.  The Dickens Christmas...

‘Tis the Season

‘Tis the Season

Alaina T., Reporter

December 14, 2011


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On December 12, 2011, Padua Academy hosted the annual Tree Trimming assembly. All the students and staff gathered in the cafeteria to trim the tree with homemade ornaments, made by homeroom representatives, and to join in on the Christmas spirit. Student Council began the assembly by leading the school...

Christmas in Rockefeller Center

Christmas in Rockefeller Center

Bridget F., Reporter

December 14, 2011


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Ever since 1933, New York City has held the annual Christmas Tree lighting celebration in Rockefeller Center.  It all started in 1931 when a few workmen decided to set up a tree on a work site in Rockefeller Center.  Two years later, New York held the first-ever formal Tree Lighting Ceremony.  The...

Christmas Comes Early At Padua

Christmas Comes Early At Padua

Shannon H., Reporter

December 12, 2011


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This past Sunday, December 11th, Padua’s Blue Gold Committee and Ronald’s Rescue Activity hosted a fun filled Christmas workshop including a Breakfast with Santa along with holiday games and activities. Ronald’s Rescue hosted the Pancake Breakfast portion of the event from 9: 30A.M. to 12:00P.M....

Padua Irish Club Celebrates Irish Christmas

Padua Irish Club Celebrates Irish Christmas

Emily B., Reporter

December 12, 2011


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On Sunday December 11, 2011, the Padua Irish club went to the Grand Theatre to see Irish Christmas in America. The night was filled with good laughs, beautiful Irish music, and Irish step dancing. The show had a mixture of Irish songs in Gaelic and English. The Irish step dancer, who came out on stage...

Black Friday Causes Record-Breaking Madness

Black Friday Causes Record-Breaking Madness

Sammi. D, Reporter

December 9, 2011


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With the Christmas season fast-approaching, this is the time of year when people only care about the upcoming holiday. On Friday, November 25, 2011 malls around the nation were buzzing with eager shoppers. Thousands of people camped outside stores in order to be one of the first to take advantage of...

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