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Cyber Security Team Pings Their Way to the Top

Cyber Security Team Pings Their Way to the Top

November 13, 2011


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Padua’s Cyber Security Team received a perfect score in the first round of CyberPatriot IV competition, held in early November.  This national security competition is a non-profit organization by the Air Force Association that is intended to inspire high school students to explore potential careers...

Fall Fun

Fall Fun

Sarah T., Reporter

November 11, 2011


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Padua Academy recently showed both their fall and school spirit by hosting itʼs first annual Fall Festival. The event, which was originally supposed to be held in the side parking lot, was held in the café due to an unexpected snowfall. The Fall Festival was open to the community, free of charge,...

A Look From the Outside

A Look From the Outside

Emma L., Reporter

November 11, 2011


Filed under Opinion/Review, Top Stories

As seen in movies or books, it appears as though people all around the world have categorized Americans into stereotypes. Many believe Americans are overweight couch potatoes, while others think American teenage girls can’t complete a sentence without saying the word “like”.  When I see Americ...

Raising Hands is Banned?

Raising Hands is Banned?

Erin S., Reporter

November 7, 2011


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It has become a common tradition in classrooms around the world for students to raise their hands when they have something to say. Hand raising alerts the teacher, provides an easy way to get attention without speaking, and is a simple concept for students to learn. However, a school in the United Kingdom...

Field Hockey Finishes With A Win

Field Hockey Finishes With A Win

Chaney G., Managing Editor

November 4, 2011


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Padua Academy Field Hockey ended their season in the best of ways with a double win against rival, Ursuline Academy. Varsity ended in a 1-1 game with a goal by sophomore Nikki Sabatina. It was assisted by senior Kelly Ryan with a perfectly crossed ball into the circle. During overtime, Padua earned a...

Court is in Session for Padua Mock Trial

Court is in Session for Padua Mock Trial

Sarah T., Reporter

November 3, 2011


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Padua Academyʼs 2011-2012 Mock Trial activity/ team, coached by Mary Akhimien, Chris Griffiths, Daniel Attaway, and Matthew Hammersley, met for the first time this year on October 14, 2011, during Activity Period A. Coaches and students alike agreed that they were very excited for the upcoming Moc...

Student Athletes Try to Manage High School Life

Student Athletes Try to Manage High School Life

Emma L., Reporter

November 3, 2011


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

High school is a very important time in a person’s life. These four years are the time for students to determine what college to attend, what major to pick, and what career might interest them. The classes they take and the activities they choose shape their college applications, and sometimes these...

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October 31, 2011


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Don Quixote Ballet Trip

Don Quixote Ballet Trip

Devon B., Managing Editor

October 28, 2011


Filed under Student News, Top Stories

Padua’s World Language Department sponsored a trip for their students to see the First State Ballet Theatre’s production of Don Quixote.  This renowned work is based off of Miguel de Cevantes’s novel, Don Quixote de la Mancha, which he wrote over four hundred years ago. Students in Padua’...

Dance Team: Starring Baby Pandas

Dance Team: Starring Baby Pandas

Devon B., Managing Editor

October 23, 2011


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On Saturday, October 15th, the dance team surprised the audience with the future faces of Padua; the Baby Pandas!  Just as the crowd expected another performance by the dance team, one by one, the Baby Pandas quickly took over the dance floor with great confidence. With their black skirts and black...

Social Life, Sleep, or Get into College: You can only pick Two

Social Life, Sleep, or Get into College: You can only pick Two

Brandi B., Opinions Editor

October 23, 2011


Filed under Opinion/Review, Top Stories

If your anything like me, you already hate college,  and you have not even stepped foot on a college campus as a true college student yet. The process is uncalled for, the applications are dreadful, and the inbox of my personal e-mail is full messages from colleges that even College Board finds questionable....

Padua Open House Brings in Future Pandas

Padua Open House Brings in Future Pandas

Chaney G., Managing Editor

October 23, 2011


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On October 23, 2011, Padua Academy hosted its annual Open House. Seventh and eighth graders from a multitude of grade schools in the area came to explore their interest in Padua. Our student ambassadors gave enthusiastic tours, radiating their love of this big box of love. Stops on the tour included...

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