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Freshmen KILLING it on Varsity Volleyball

Freshmen KILLING it on Varsity Volleyball

Kylie M. '22, Reporter

November 3, 2018


Filed under People, Sports, Top Stories

Audrey Lyons and Peyton Sullivan are a big hit this year on Padua’s volleyball team. As freshmen, the two girls are the youngest on the varsity volleyball team. With a nearly undefeated record, the girls’ contribution makes it clear that they deserve to play at the varsity level. Audrey Lyons, a...

The Reality of ‘Never Again’

The Reality of ‘Never Again’

Stella W. '19, Editor-in-Chief

October 30, 2018


Filed under Opinion/Review, Top Stories

Never again. How many times will we hear those words until it is true? Will each of our communities, each of the people we hold dear have to experience loss at the hands of bigotry? Never again, just one more time. And again. And again. Saturday, Oct. 27, eleven lives lost. A shooter gunned down elev...

Steve Coll Discusses ‘Fake News’

Steve Coll Discusses ‘Fake News’

Stella W. '19, Editor-in-Chief

October 23, 2018


Filed under People, Top Stories

Steve Coll, the dean of Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and writer for The New Yorker, opened his talk, “Journalism in the “Fake News” Era,” with a question. “What does fake news really mean? How did we become so polarized about the function of journalism?” The prese...

A Closer Look Into the New Chapel

A Closer Look Into the New Chapel

Brynna B. '20, Reporter

October 12, 2018


Filed under Spirituality & Service, Student News, Top Stories

This year,  students came back to school to find that many renovations had taken place over the summer. One of the biggest changes was the complete remodel of the school chapel on the second floor. Orchestrated by Mrs. Mann and several teachers, the once dark and cramped room is now light and a...

Suicide Prevention at Padua: Starting the Conversation

Suicide Prevention at Padua: Starting the Conversation

Stella W. '19, Editor-in-Chief

October 8, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Student News, Top Stories

Mental health is one of the most pressing issues amongst students in America today. On October 2nd in Roberto Hall, Padua began a series of discussions on mental illness and suicide with a talk given by the Mental Health Association in Delaware. “Suicide awareness and prevention go hand-in-hand,” said sen...

Flashback to the Friday Dance

Flashback to the Friday Dance

Esosa E. '22, Reporter

October 7, 2018


Filed under Student News, Top Stories

The Flashback Dance took place on Friday, September 28th from 7 to 10 pm at Padua. The dance was decade themed, and students were invited to dress from any decade they please. After school, student council set up the gym and cafe to prepare. Alexis Rabinovitch, a freshman homeroom representative, sa...

Why Is Convocation Important

Why Is Convocation Important

Devon C. '22

October 2, 2018


Filed under Student News, Top Stories

The freshman convocation, initiating the class of 2022 into Padua, took place at St. Anthony of Padua Church on September 26th. According to Ms. Keefe, “Freshman convocation is an opportunity for all of the freshmen to mark the beginning of their time here at Padua.” Since Padua is a Catholic schoo...

History of the Salesian Exchange Program

History of the Salesian Exchange Program

Esosa E. '22, Reporter

September 27, 2018


Filed under Student News, Top Stories

Everyone knows Padua’s Salesian Exchange Program is one of Padua’s most successful traditions. The Exchange Program has been partnered with Salesianum for the past 10 years.  This year, 10 girls will be here at Padua and 2 male students will be placed with Sallies students. Padua has been in exc...

Inside Scoop on Fashion Week 2018

Inside Scoop on Fashion Week 2018

Ava R. '19, Editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under A&E, Top Stories

New York Fashion week is held every year in New York City from September 6th through September 14th. This week is filled with back to back shows that release the spring 2019 collections of the most high end and trendy brands including Tory Burch, Michael Kors, Marc Jacobs, Ralph Lauren, Tom Ford, Jeremy ...

A Look into the Freshmen Sleepover

A Look into the Freshmen Sleepover

Kylie M. '22, Reporter

September 21, 2018


Filed under Student News, Top Stories

On Saturday, September 15th, Padua held its first freshman sleepover. In the past, the school held a Big Sister/Little Sister sleepover, but ended up stopping it. But why was a school sleepover removed in the first place? And why bring it back with only freshman? Mrs. Rossi, Director of Admissions...

A Reflection on My Five Days in D.C.

A Reflection on My Five Days in D.C.

Stella W. '19, Editor

September 3, 2018


Filed under Opinion/Review, Student News, Top Stories

“Not sure if you’re thinking of a career in journalism but if you are (because you’d be amazing) then you might want to consider this opportunity.” Those were the words my journalism teacher sent me, altogether taking me by surprise. I suppose I write a good piece once in a while, but to re...

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