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What is Happening to Bitcoin?

What is Happening to Bitcoin?

Ava R. '19, Reporter

February 9, 2018


Filed under Student News, Top Stories

The first decentralized currency called "Bitcoin", created on January 3, 2009, has hit a sudden dcline starting in 2018. Within the past few days the decrease has been drastic, dropping under $7,000. This form of cryptocurrency works without the government, a central banking system, and without a single ad...

Padua Dance Team Performs at Pep Rally

Padua Dance Team Performs at Pep Rally

Stella W. '19, Reporter

February 9, 2018


Filed under Sports, Student News, Top Stories

On Friday, February 2nd, the entire student body piled into the gym for a pep rally to conclude Catholic Schools Week. Boasting their class colors, the tension was evident as each class competed to win the distinction of having the most spirit. The Padua Dance Team performed a routine in the center of the gy...

Catholic Schools Week Photo Gallery

Catholic Schools Week Photo Gallery

CM2, Photographer

February 6, 2018


Filed under Student News, Top Stories

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Padua Competes in Academic Bowl Final

Padua Competes in Academic Bowl Final

Stella W. '19, Reporter

February 6, 2018


Filed under Student News, Top Stories

On February 1, 2018, Padua’s Academic Bowl team attended the final competition at St. Elizabeth High School, placing fourth overall. The team enjoyed a close match against Archmere, scoring 120 to 140. On Padua’s team, Zehra Mahmud, Christa Mumley, Kayleigh Glavin, Gina Rufo, Sam Watkins, Heather Banas...

Athlete Profile: Lauren Mottel

Athlete Profile: Lauren Mottel

Stella W. '19, Writer

January 30, 2018


Filed under People, Sports, Top Stories

Lauren Mottel has quite the schedule. A junior at Padua, she has balanced difficult courses and swimming for the school team since freshman year. She has powered through exhausting practices and competitions since the age of seven, and continues to swim despite multiple AP classes and the stress of co...

Beating Senioritis

Beating Senioritis

Dani F. '18, Reporter

January 29, 2018


Filed under Student News, Top Stories

Senioritis is something that everyone hears about throughout high school, but never fully experiences until reaching senior year - mainly the second semester. In simple terms, senioritis is when a student “checks out” of school senior year, having little to no motivation left to continuing trying hard....

SST’s Les Misérables Preparation

SST’s Les Misérables Preparation

Chrissy M. '18, Reporter

January 29, 2018


Filed under Top Stories

Salesianum School Theater (SST) will be putting on a production of Les Misérables, during the first two weekends of March -  2nd, 3rd, 4th, 9th, 10th, and 11th. The cast and crew have done extensive amounts of work in preparation for their performance. SST director, Aaron Bogad, has done a grea...

Philadelphia Eagles Prepare to Fly in NFC Championship

Philadelphia Eagles Prepare to Fly in NFC Championship

Caroline K., Editor

January 19, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Around the halls of Padua Academy today, faculty and students alike are sporting their Eagles gear in support of the Philadelphia Eagles’ upcoming NFC Championship game against the Minnesota Vikings. This is the first time the Eagles have competed for the NFC title since 2009, after a crushing loss to ...

Philadelphia Women’s March 2018: What To Expect

Philadelphia Women’s March 2018: What To Expect

Stella W. '19, Writer

January 19, 2018


Filed under Top Stories

On January 21, 2017, over five million people showed their support for the women’s rights movement by participating in organized marches across the world. The women’s march was the largest protest since those held against the Vietnam War. This year, the protests are back, with similar vigor and de...

A Special Community Homeroom

A Special Community Homeroom

Grace C. '18, Editor

January 19, 2018


Filed under Student News, Top Stories

After a fatal car accident that rocked the Padua and Salesianum communities, Padua has seen the gradation of now alumna, Kelly Muschiatti. On March 11, 2016, Kelly Muschiatti, Tyler Brown, and John Kirsch were involved in a car accident in Middletown, DE that took the life of Brown and left Muschiat...

Lesser Known Bands of Coachella: Joywave

Lesser Known Bands of Coachella: Joywave

Maddie Z. '18, Writer

January 17, 2018


Filed under Opinion/Review, Top Stories

Based in Rochester, New York, Joywave is a Indie Rock band founded in 2010, consisting of lead vocalist Daniel Armbruster, bassist Sean Donnelly, drummer Paul Brenner, guitarist Joseph Morinelli, and keyboardist Benjamin Bailey. Joywave has been a featured band at Coachella before, performing in 2016....

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