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Mother-Daughter Brunch

May 12, 2018


Filed under Photo Gallery, Student News

On Sunday April 29, 2018, Padua Academy held their annual Mother-Daughter Brunch. This year Padua administrators Mrs. Wilber and Mrs. Lundstrom planned the event. Padua students were given the opportunity to enjoy a brunch from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM with their moms, sisters, aunts, and grandmothers. ...

Penny Wars: A Cause That Makes Cents

Penny Wars: A Cause That Makes Cents

Stella W. '19 and Ava R. '19

April 30, 2018


Filed under Student News, Top Stories

Last week at Padua, you might have seen a student slipping a five-dollar bill into a jar labeled ‘Freshmen,’ cunningly smiling. This student was participating in Penny Wars, a week-long competition across all grade levels to benefit Blue Gold, a club that aids disabled children. One penny adds one po...

The Last Community Homeroom of the Year

The Last Community Homeroom of the Year

Stella W. '19, Reporter

April 30, 2018


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On April 25th, students and faculty gathered in the gym for the final community homeroom of the year. Mrs. Vavala opened with prayer for the Feast of St. Mark, emphasizing the importance of giving people second chances and being there for one another. She also encouraged students to attend the “Eveni...

Sophomore Spirit Day 2018

Sophomore Spirit Day 2018

Nicole O. '20, Writer

April 20, 2018


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At Padua on April 19th, 2018, the class of 2020 enjoyed their sophomore spirit day. All of the sophomores were allowed to dress down and asked to wear blue, but it was not mandatory. Their day of festivities began during lunch two when they were given a special lunch of breakfast foods. The opti...

Marina Riese: Educator and Animal Lover

Marina Riese: Educator and Animal Lover

Stella W. '19, Maddie Z. '18, Nicole O. '20, and Dani F. '20

April 17, 2018


Filed under People, Student News

Marina Riese has anything but a typical job. As an educator at the Philadelphia Zoo, Riese is involved in a number of different activities that happen both in and out of the zoo. From a young age, she planned on being a zookeeper to satisfy her love of animals. However, after she began her studies at ...

Behind the Lens at the Philly Zoo: Photographer Profile

Behind the Lens at the Philly Zoo: Photographer Profile

Stella W. '19, Maddie Z. '18, Nicole O. '20, and Dani F. '18

April 17, 2018


Filed under People, Student News

Kyla Ann isn’t your ordinary zoo employee. Snapping pictures at the entrance of the Philadelphia Zoo, she sees everyone that comes and goes on a daily basis. A freelance artist, animal lover, and an avid salesperson, Kyla Ann enjoys the opportunities her job gives her. “I have a long history of bei...

Spring Uniform Orders

Spring Uniform Orders

April 16, 2018


Filed under Student News

Twice a year Flynn and O’hara visits Padua, once in the fall and once more in the spring. The purpose of these visits is for current students to get a bigger or smaller shirt size, to get slacks/skirts altered, or for a new jacket or sweater during the cold months. During the Spring, the incoming Freshman...

Student Profile – Erin Callaghan

Student Profile – Erin Callaghan

CM2

March 5, 2018


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When Erin Callaghan first got accepted into Padua she had a goal for herself. She wanted to qualify for states for track and field. Being able to qualify for states is very difficult for a freshman to do. However, with hard work and dedication Erin Callaghan will be able to do it. By being on the winter...

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...

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