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From Derry to the World: Roma Downey

From Derry to the World: Roma Downey

Dani F. '18, Reporter

May 12, 2018


Filed under Student News, Top Stories

From a small town called Derry in Northern Ireland, Roma Downey never imagined that she would be where she is today. Downey has starred in many religious films and series, including playing the role of Mother Mary in the film Son of God. As a producer, Downey works alongside her husband, Mark Burnett, ...

AP Study Day

AP Study Day

Ava R. '19, Reporter

May 12, 2018


Filed under A&E, Top Stories

On May 4th, Padua Academy held an AP study day for students taking AP courses to help review and study test material. During the day students are able to review, ask questions, take practice tests and study. For some students it is an optional choice to attend, but is highly recommended. Junior, Mag...

The Iran Deal: What It Is, and What It Means for the World

The Iran Deal: What It Is, and What It Means for the World

Stella W. '19, Reporter

May 12, 2018


Filed under Top Stories

President Trump announced on May 8 that the United States would not be continuing its involvement in the Iran nuclear deal, originally put into effect in 2015. The deal came in response to global unease over Iran’s potential development of a nuclear weapon. In the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (J...

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


Filed under Student News, Top Stories

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


Filed under Photo Gallery, Student News, Top Stories

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...

Padua Community Gathers to Remember Father Nicholas Waseline

Padua Community Gathers to Remember Father Nicholas Waseline

Stella W. '19, Reporter

April 20, 2018


Filed under People, Spirituality & Service, Top Stories

Father Nicholas Waseline of St. Anthony of Padua Parish passed away at around 9:00 am on April 18th at the age of 67, after battling pancreatic cancer for over a year. On April 20th, Padua students gathered in the gymnasium to commemorate and honor a life of service to the Catholic Church and faith. ...

2018-19 Executive Officer Board Interest Meeting

2018-19 Executive Officer Board Interest Meeting

Chrissy M. '18, Reporter

April 16, 2018


Filed under Top Stories

Each year five upcoming seniors are chosen by the student body to fulfill positions on the Executive Officer Board for Padua. On Tuesday, April 10, the Executive Officer interest meeting took place, wherein the current board members spoke to prospective executive board candidates about their responsi...

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