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National School Walkouts

National School Walkouts

CM2, Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under Student News

Following the deadly school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida last week, students have organized a national school walkout. It is planned for April 20, 2018, the nineteenth anniversary of the Columbine school shooting. Survivors of the shooting have been speaking...

French Film Festival 2018

French Film Festival 2018

Dani F. '18, Reporter

March 5, 2018


Filed under Student News, Top Stories

The third-annual French Film Festival was held in Roberto Hall on Thursday, March 1st. French students in levels three and higher were given the task to create videos reciting a poem, giving the ABCs of France/French culture, and/or singing a French song. Students are encouraged to be creative with this...

Jackie Knotts: Athlete Profile

Jackie Knotts: Athlete Profile

Stella W. '19, Reporter

March 2, 2018


Filed under Sports, Student News, Top Stories

Soccer is no easy sport, and Padua junior Jackie Knotts knows this firsthand. But her love for the sport allows her to endure all the trials and struggles, and Jackie continues to enjoy the experience of being on a team and working to achieve victory. A longtime player, Jackie has played since she was...

The Hectic Weeks of Course Selections

The Hectic Weeks of Course Selections

Stella W. '19, Reporter

February 27, 2018


Filed under Student News, Top Stories

Nearing the end of the third quarter means the beginning of course planning for the next academic year. For freshman, sophomores, and juniors, the course selection sheet is a source of both stress and excitement. As teachers prepare for new and original courses, students are working to identify which c...

New Classes At Padua

New Classes At Padua

Alyssa B. '21, Writer

February 27, 2018


Filed under Student News

Every year, Padua has offered and created new classes for the students. This year, Padua has brought and created a few new classes for year 2018-2019. The largest area is Senior CP English. It will be be taught as a semester class with 4 different options.  Senior needs to take 2 of the 4 classe...

Padua Performs “The Addams Family”

Padua Performs “The Addams Family”

Stella W. '19, Reporter

February 27, 2018


Filed under Student News, Top Stories

On February 16th, 17th, and 18th, students from Padua as well as from Salesianum, St. Elizabeth’s, and Cab Calloway,  put on a production of The Addams Family musical for packed audiences. Based on the classic show, the Broadway musical debuted on Broadway in 2010. Tackling tricky musical numb...

Shaun White

Shaun White

Olivia B. '21, reporter

February 27, 2018


Filed under Student News

Shaun White is a 31 year old USA Olympic Snowboarder. White is a thirteen time gold-medalist, and has also won multiple medals in the Summer and Winter X games. White began his career by getting his first major title in the Arctic challenge, at the age of 15. This was only the beginning for White. Tw...

SALSthon 2018 partnership with CHILD Inc.

SALSthon 2018 partnership with CHILD Inc.

Ava R. '19, Reporter

February 19, 2018


Filed under A&E, Student News, Top Stories

On March 17th, SALSthon 2018 is partnering with CHILD Inc. to help raise funds for women and children in need. This annual dance raised $153,148.57 last year, over $135,000 in 2016, and $155,000 in 2015. The goal for SALSthon 2018 is to raise over $150,000, with the help of students and the community. ...

French Club Celebrates Mardi Gras: Photo Gallery

French Club Celebrates Mardi Gras: Photo Gallery

Stella W. '19, Reporter

February 19, 2018


Filed under Photo Gallery, Student News, Top Stories

On February 15, Padua's French Club gathered to celebrate Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday. Across many French-speaking regions, Mardi Gras is characterized by joyful parades and food. These festivities were echoed in Padua's celebration thanks to a "king cake" with a small baby made of sugar hidden inside. ...

How to Avoid the Flu

How to Avoid the Flu

Dani F. '18, Reporter

February 10, 2018


Filed under Student News, Top Stories

What is Happening to Bitcoin?

What is Happening to Bitcoin?

Ava R. '19, Reporter

February 9, 2018


Filed under Student News, Top Stories

The first decentralized currency called "Bitcoin", created on January 3, 2009, has hit a sudden dcline starting in 2018. Within the past few days the decrease has been drastic, dropping under $7,000. This form of cryptocurrency works without the government, a central banking system, and without a single ad...

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