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A Seemingly Spontaneous Sparkle Party

A Seemingly Spontaneous Sparkle Party

Stella W. '19, Editor

September 3, 2018


Filed under Student News, Top Stories

Only two days into the official school year, Padua is undeniably getting into the school spirit. On August 30, students gathered in the parking lot for a sparkle party with leis being passed out left and right and water guns splashing the already sweaty students. For freshmen, this party was a first glimpse...

A Look into AP Lang

A Look into AP Lang

Stella W. '19, Reporter

May 28, 2018


Filed under Student News, Top Stories

Over the month of May, hundreds of thousands of students settled into their desks in testing rooms across the world to take Advanced Placement examinations, or APs for short. One of these tests, AP English Language and Composition (AP Lang), left students with hand cramps and senses of achievement. Take...

Soccer Senior Night

Soccer Senior Night

CM2, Photographer - Sophia Marini

May 21, 2018


Filed under Photo Gallery, Sports, Top Stories

Extreme Makeover: Padua Bathroom Edition

Extreme Makeover: Padua Bathroom Edition

Dani F. '18, Reporter

May 14, 2018


Filed under Student News, Top Stories

Ms. Scapone and Mrs. Alinda’s APS Group came up with the idea to renovate the current school bathrooms to be more appealing and clean for students. Their idea includes painting the walls of the bathrooms, hanging canvas paintings, getting new locks for the stall doors, installing new mirrors, and hav...

Padua Parking App

Padua Parking App

Dani F. '18, Reporter

May 14, 2018


Filed under Student News, Top Stories

Mrs. Brown’s APS Group decided that they wanted to do something about the city parking around the block that Padua is on. In their plan, an app would be created where student drivers can mark the spaces that they have parked in on a live update feed so other students will know where there are and a...

Padua Pedometer Challenge

Padua Pedometer Challenge

Dani F. '18, Reporter

May 14, 2018


Filed under Student News, Top Stories

Mrs. G’s APS Group wanted to take on the challenge of adding more activity into the daily lives of students at Padua. Partnering with St. Francis Hospital to get the entire Padua community custom-made, free pedometers, the group came up with a contest that students will compete against each other to s...

Bye, Bye Bottle!

Bye, Bye Bottle!

Dani F. '18, Reporter

May 14, 2018


Filed under Student News, Top Stories

Mrs. Manelski’s APS Group recognized the lack of recycling that Padua students do within the building and wanted to take action in any way possible. In their plan, a new water fountain would be installed in the cafeteria that would be a water bottle refill station. The water station currently there w...

Panda Patio

Panda Patio

Dani F. '18, Reporter

May 14, 2018


Filed under Student News, Top Stories

Dr. Bozanic’s APS Group came up with the idea to make an outdoor patio and learning area in the grass yard of the Annex building. This area could be used for classes, lunch, and anything else that administration decides is appropriate. This group thoroughly went through their plans, making room for we...

First Annual APS Padua Project

First Annual APS Padua Project

Dani F. '18, Reporter

May 14, 2018


Filed under Student News, Top Stories

Over the course of the past few months, APS groups have been coming up with ideas that will help improve the school community at Padua Academy. The top five project ideas were selected by a committee of judges, which were then presented to the entire school on Thursday, May 10 at the first annual APS ...

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...

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