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Where Does the Three for $5 Dress down Money Go?

Where Does the Three for $5 Dress down Money Go?

Esosa E. '22, Reporter

March 28, 2019


Filed under Student News, Top Stories

Padua students look forward to paying a couple of dollars for the few chances to get out of their uniform and into comfortable clothing. In January, students paid for the three for $5 fundraiser where they would be able to dress down for three selected days in February, March, and April. Feb. 1 and Ma...

Freddy’s Steakburgers Franchise Owner Gives Students Inside Scoop to the Business World

Freddy’s Steakburgers Franchise Owner Gives Students Inside Scoop to the Business World

Ava R. '19, Editor

March 14, 2019


Filed under A&E, Top Stories

Students have just finished learning about franchises in Mrs. Higley's Business management classes. To get firsthand information, Steve DiMarco, the franchise owner of Freddy's in Broomall and Birmingham Township, came to speak to the class. Along with Freddy's, DiMarco is also the owner of Penn Oaks ...

Secret Spaces

Secret Spaces

Stella W. '19, Editor-in-Chief

March 10, 2019


Filed under Student News, Top Stories

It was a few years into my time as a student that I realized the building across the street is owned by the school. That building, the convent, contains over a century of history. Today it is crumbling from the inside and falling into disrepair. I remember as a freshman hearing about the secret fifth...

The 2019 Band Assembly

The 2019 Band Assembly

Kylie M. '22, Reporter

March 8, 2019


Filed under People, Photo Gallery, Student News, Top Stories

On Thursday, March 8th, 2019, students gathered to watch the Salesianum/Padua/Ursuline Band perform some of the material they learned throughout the year.

French Teachers Invite Students to Celebrate and Create Art

French Teachers Invite Students to Celebrate and Create Art

Maddy H. '21 and Emily M. '22

March 8, 2019


Filed under A&E, Top Stories

Mrs. Boyle and Mrs. Burris一Madame to their French students一organized the “painting party” with the Language Department as part of the French Week celebrations. Students gathered in the café on Wednesday to paint the afternoon away in a casual setting. “Every year during French Week it’s fun ...

Living with Type 1 Diabetes: What Diagnosed Students Want You to Know

Living with Type 1 Diabetes: What Diagnosed Students Want You to Know

Stella W. '19, Editor-in-Chief

March 7, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, Student News, Top Stories

She knew something was wrong when she began to rapidly lose weight. Around final exams in her junior year, she began drinking large amounts of water and eating excessively. Then she was no longer able to eat and felt sick constantly. And then her world changed. Lauren Gempp, a senior, was diagnosed with T...

Alumnae Panel Discuss Engineering Careers with Students

Alumnae Panel Discuss Engineering Careers with Students

Emily M. '22, Reporter

February 26, 2019


Filed under People, Top Stories

Padua welcomed seven graduates who pursued careers in engineering to speak to students as part of Engineer Week. The engineers talked about their daily jobs and experiences, as well as their accomplishments and how they became successful in their individual fields. The alumnae work in a wide variety ...

A Look Into the American Math Contest

A Look Into the American Math Contest

Kylie M. '22, Reporter

February 24, 2019


Filed under People, Student News, Top Stories

Students gathered in Roberto Hall to crunch out numbers for the American Math Contest on Wednesday, Feb. 13. The American Math Contest, or the AMC 10, is a 75-minute math contest of 25 difficult math questions answered on a Scantron. Moo Galbus, a freshman, took the test to “build a good resume...

Cheer Team Makes History

Cheer Team Makes History

Caitie B. '19, Reporter

February 21, 2019


Filed under Sports, Student News, Top Stories

The cheer team made school history as the first team to compete in nationals. The team packed their bags, hopped on a plane, and headed to Disney World on Thursday, Feb. 7 and returned home late Monday night. The girls received their invitation to nationals after doing exceptionally well in the Pocon...

Students Celebrate Chinese Culture

Students Celebrate Chinese Culture

Amanda J. '21, Reporter

February 13, 2019


Filed under Padua Academy A-Z, People, Student News, Top Stories

Padua’s hallways were decorated with red lanterns and signs last week to celebrate the Chinese New Year. Fun events were planned throughout the week to encourage the appreciation of Chinese culture and tradition. The Asian Culture Club helped Ms. Liang come up with ideas for the week. On Monday, stud...

Katie Collier: Archery Champion

Katie Collier: Archery Champion

Amanda J. '21, Reporter

February 12, 2019


Filed under People, Sports, Top Stories

Katie Collier, a sophomore, is one of the few people at Padua that competes in archery. A player since she was eight years old, Collier is not new to the sport. She was inspired to start playing when she watched “Brave”. “I liked how Merida went out there and shot, and it looked like she was having...

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