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Father Daughter Dinner Dance

Father Daughter Dinner Dance

Caitie B. '19, Reporter

December 10, 2018

Students grabbed their fathers and brought them back to high school for the annual Father Daughter Dinner Dance. On the evening of Friday, Dec. 7, blue, white, and silver decorations transformed the café into a Winter Wonderland. The evening consisted of dinner, dancing, photo booths, karaoke, but most...

Photos from the Gift Auction

Photos from the Gift Auction

Amanda J. '21, Photographer

December 6, 2018

College Mail: Irritating or Important?

College Mail: Irritating or Important?

Stella W. '19, Editor-in-Chief

November 28, 2018

Bridget Bellew, a senior, estimates she receives over 20 college-related emails a day, many of which come from schools she has no interest in applying to. Her inbox is too cluttered to clean out anymore, she said. “It makes me feel very overwhelmed, it puts more pressure to do this, get into this...

Blue Gold’s Annual Pie Auction

Blue Gold’s Annual Pie Auction

Amanda J. '21, Reporter

November 28, 2018

Each year, students and staff have the opportunity to bring home a pie in time for Thanksgiving. On Nov. 20, the day before Thanksgiving break, Blue-Gold held a pie auction to support their organization. “Blue Gold supports those with cognitive challenges and disabilities. We support organizations s...

Midterms in November?

Midterms in November?

Kylie M. '22, Reporter

November 24, 2018

As Thanksgiving break approaches, so do midterms - wait, this early? For freshmen, Sacred Scripture midterms are extremely early, being held the week before Thanksgiving break. Why are these midterms so early? What are some opinions on this? Mr. Stopyra has been a Sacred Scripture teacher for 29 years at ...

Shannon McCormac: The Goalie That Made School History

Shannon McCormac: The Goalie That Made School History

Maddy H. '21, Reporter

November 18, 2018

Shannon McCormac, junior, is the goalie on the varsity field hockey team. McCormac and her team made history when they made the championship for the first time. On Nov. 16, 2018, Padua’s field hockey team played against Cape Henlopen for the state championship. McCormac was “extremely nervous” for the...

The Change from Quarters to Semesters: Was It Worth It?

The Change from Quarters to Semesters: Was It Worth It?

Brynna B. '20, Reporter

November 16, 2018

This year marked a significant change in the school schedule: the switch from a four quarter system to two semesters. This altered the way grades are entered and organized. So the question is: was the change worth it? When the change was originally announced last spring, many students were a bit ...

Do Students Get Enough Sleep?

Do Students Get Enough Sleep?

Stella W. '19 and Brynna B. '20

November 10, 2018

Madalyn Lambe, a junior, blearily recounts how exhausted she felt after getting two and a half hours of sleep the night before. “I couldn't concentrate after that, I dissociated a few times… I was just miserable all day,” she said. Noticeable dark circles under her eyes weigh down her face. Av...

Focusing on Freshmen in Marching Band

Focusing on Freshmen in Marching Band

Emily M. '22, Reporter

November 9, 2018

Freshman year is an opportunity to join a wide variety of clubs, extra-curriculars, and sports. Each new member of the sisterhood has a chance to participate in any type of activity that allows them to express their individuality and talents. Two freshman, Abby McLaughlin and Erinn McCloskey, have found...

Padua Students Celebrate the Spooky Season

Padua Students Celebrate the Spooky Season

Amanda J. '21, Reporter

November 7, 2018

Many Padua students are excited about the Halloween season. To celebrate, students were allowed to dress up in Halloween costumes. “My favorite part of the Halloween Parade was seeing all the incredible group costumes that people had come up with,” said Molly Shapiro, sophomore.   I...

Freshmen Review of Halloweek

Freshmen Review of Halloweek

Kylie M. '22, Reporter

November 6, 2018

Padua’s very first “Halloweek” has concluded as well as freshmen’s first Halloween experience at Padua. Halloweek included Spooky Sock day on Monday, Candy Corn add-on on Tuesday, and the annual Halloween Parade on Wednesday. Two freshmen, Courtney LeNoir and Grace Looney, were asked their opinio...

What were you for Halloween?

What were you for Halloween?

Olive D. '19, Editor

October 31, 2018

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Halloween? For many people it’s costumes. What am I going to be for halloween or I need to plan and think of the best Halloween costume are all the talk once October hits. Although it is one of the most fun parts of Halloween besides the ...

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