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Apple’s iPad 2012

Apple’s iPad 2012

Brandi B.

April 17, 2012

It was a surprise to few that Apple would be releasing a new Apple iPad that would be the referred to as the iPad 2012 instead of following the mold Apple has already created by giving the majority of its electronic devices a number. With the death of Steve Jobs, Founder and once CEO of Apple products,...

The Republican Primaries

Megan D., Reporter

April 16, 2012

The presidential primaries are the selection processes in which voters choose their nominee for President of the United States.  The Democratic Party does not need to hold a primary for the 2012 election because President Barack Obama is the Democratic incumbent.  The Republican Party, however, needs...

Padua Antonian

Padua Antonian

Morgan S., Reporter

April 4, 2012

Padua Antonian is an activity taught by Mr. Stoprya and Ms. Tamagni. In the activity, students write articles for the printed newspaper. Padua has been hosting this activity since 1993, and continues to thrive as a total of 18 students are currently enrolled in the activity. Though Padua Antonian...

Blood Drive

Blood Drive

Shannon H., Reporter

April 1, 2012

Recently, the National Honors Society held its annual Blood Drive.  Sixty-nine Padua students and faculty voluntarily gave blood to the Delaware Blood Bank. Studentsbwho donated could be seen dressed down and sporting “Give Blood, Save a Life.” These students scheduled appointments during the day...

1:1 Technology Program

1:1 Technology Program

Erin S., Reporter

March 19, 2012

Each year Padua Academy changes; some small and indiscernible, others monumental. Next year, one change will be a giant leap for Padua.Whereas this year Padua's biggest change was in regards to scheduling, next year Padua is going to be changing their approach to technology. In the upcoming 2012-2013...

Easy as Pi

Easy as Pi

Alaina T., Reporter

March 15, 2012

Pi Day is a National event celebrating the mathematical constant pi. It is celebrated on March 14 because 3, 1, and 4 are the dominant digits of pi in decimal form. Pi Day was established in 1988 by Larry Shaw, who celebrated it at the San Francisco Exploratorium, where he was a Physicist. He celebrated...

Origins of St. Patrick’s Day

Origins of St. Patrick’s Day

Emily T., Reporter

March 15, 2012

Many people celebrate St. Patrick’s Day; however, many of those people do not know what it is or how it came about.  St. Patrick’s Day, celebrated on March 17, celebrates the feast day of the saint for which it is named and is the anniversary of his death.  It is both a cultural and religious holi...

High Gas Prices Affect Teens More Than We Think

High Gas Prices Affect Teens More Than We Think

Morgan S., Reporter

March 12, 2012

Are gas prices a big deal to high schoolers? Gas prices are increasing, seemingly over night. At the start of 2011 and earlier in some regions of the country, gas prices have been increasing greatly. In April 2011, gas prices rose due to fears about unrest with Lybia and Egypt. The unrest with Lybi...

Model UN

Model UN

Lawren D., Reporter

March 7, 2012

Model UN, or Model United Nations, is an activity offered at Padua and other schools which focuses on getting students interested in international issues.  The activity teaches students about the workings of politics and government.  The students pretend to be diplomats from a certain nation and proc...

Blue Gold Bingo is a Huge Success

Alaina T., Reporter

March 7, 2012

On Friday March 2, Padua Academy hosted its annual Blue Gold Bingo Night. The doors opened at 5:30, so people could come inside and buy tickets, and Bingo started at 6:00. Bingo Night is one of Padua’s fundraisers for the Blue-Gold DFRC program.  The theme was Rodeo, and all of the members of Blue...

Berri Yummi is Very Yummy

Berri Yummi is Very Yummy

Nicole B., Reporter

March 6, 2012

A new healthy fad is making its way around today's teens -- frozen yogurt.  One of the most popular places to get this new sensation is Berri Yummi.  Berri Yummi has two current locations: one located in North Wilmington and another located in Pike Creek. Berri Yummi is a cool place for self-serv...

Skating for a Cure

Skating for a Cure

Erin S.

March 5, 2012

It was a night of fun, friends, and skates. The Pearce Q. Foundation hosted its 4th Annual Skating for a Cure on Wednesday night at the Christina Skating Center. Skating for a Cure is a fundraiser for the Pearce Q. Foundation. The whole purpose of this event is to help raise awareness about childhood...

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