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The Sophomore Class Was “Up” for Some Fun

The Sophomore Class Was “Up” for Some Fun

Bridget F., Reporter

May 2, 2012

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

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

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

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

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...

Origins of Earth Day

Origins of Earth Day

Emily B., Reporter

April 25, 2012

Earth is celebrated on April 22 worldwide.  Earth Day was founded by founded by Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin and it was organized by Denis Hayes in 1969. Senator Nelson created Earth Day because he became worried about our planet and why people aren't caring anymore. In 1969, the senator decided to...

Students and the Mac Lab

Students and the Mac Lab

Morgan S., Reporter

April 25, 2012

Technology today is becoming more and more advanced. Padua Academy is even in on the newest and latest technological devices. One of the advances Padua has offered in the last few years is the Mac lab. Padua has had the mac lab since June 2010. One of the biggest frustrations for students is that...

Pilgrimage: March For Faith

Pilgrimage: March For Faith

Lawren D., Reporter

April 20, 2012

On Saturday March 31, 2012, one hundred and two Padua students attended the Pilgrimage.  The Pilgrimage is a march of people who share their faith with the community.  The march goes from church to church throughout Wilmington, Delaware, while people from different parishes take turns carrying a large...

Austria Trip

Austria Trip

Emily B., Reporter

April 20, 2012

Twelve girls from Padua left on March 22 for a week and a half trip to Austria.  The girls left Padua after school and headed to the airport for Munich, Germany.  Once in Munich, they then took a three hour bus trip to Austria. The twelve girls who had hosted an exchange student earlier in the year...

Recycling Tips and Hints

Recycling Tips and Hints

Alaina T., Reporter

April 19, 2012

Today, recycling is more important than ever. Landfills are toxic and ever-growing, and plastic bottles are finding their way into the ocean and killing many of our animals. One quick fix to preserving our land and animals is as easy as recycling your newspaper, plastic bottles, or batteries. By recy...

Unhealthy Eating Is Expensive

Unhealthy Eating Is Expensive

Morgan Sprinkle, Reporter

April 19, 2012

Doctors tell their patients to eat healthy all the time; however, are they aware at the cost of eating healthy? 61% of American adults are obese. Many people believe that just going to McDonalds will be so much cheaper. But will it be cheaper in the long run? The answer to that is simply, no. Eating...

YOLO

YOLO

Abby S., Reporter

April 19, 2012

As you may have noticed, the acronym, YOLO, is becoming widely known and used in everyday conversation. YOLO stands for "You Only Live Once." It comes from Drake’s song "The Motto." There are even twitter accounts that are dedicated to YOLO jokes. Many people have been getting annoyed with the term...

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