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No Further Explanation; Just Reputation

No Further Explanation; Just Reputation

Meaghan O. '20, Reporter

December 2, 2017


Filed under Opinion/Review, People, Top Stories

Taylor Swift is a 27 year old, world known American singer and songwriter who grew up in Reading, Pennsylvania and fell in love with music at a young age. Swift spent a lot of time traveling with her mom, Andrea Swift, looking to pursue a career in music. While traveling, Swift stopped in Nashville ofte...

What Will You Give This Holiday Season?

What Will You Give This Holiday Season?

Meaghan O. '20, Writer

November 26, 2017


Filed under People, Top Stories

Samaritan’s Purse is an nondenominational Christian international relief organization. One of the biggest projects Samaritan's Purse takes on in is Operation Christmas Child (OCC). “Their mission is to share the love of Jesus with the children of the world one box at a time,” says Mrs. Carpent...

Black Friday vs Small Business Saturday

Black Friday vs Small Business Saturday

Dani F. '18, Reporter

November 26, 2017


Filed under Student News, Top Stories

Each year at Thanksgiving, thousands of people anxiously await the discounts and sales that will be in stores the next day, Black Friday, kicking off the Christmas season. What some people do not know is that for many stores the sales continue into the next day: Small Business Saturday. Small Busine...

The Push for Specialized Jobs in High School

The Push for Specialized Jobs in High School

Grace C. '18, Editor

November 25, 2017


Filed under Top Stories

For years, high school students have flipped burgers at fast food joints, worked the register at a grocery store, or bussed tables at a restaurant. But these long standing high school jobs are fading away for many students. In order to build up college applications, students are often getting jobs or inter...

Kids Table Tales

Caroline K., Editor

November 23, 2017


Filed under Top Stories

   For some families, a staple of holiday tradition is the designated “kids table” where cousins sit with one another during meals. This is especially common in large families as there is not enough room for all family members to sit together. While the kids table means something different to ev...

Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday

Meaghan O. '20, Reporter

November 17, 2017


Filed under Student News, Top Stories

Cyber Monday is the Monday after Thanksgiving and is expected to be the biggest online shopping day of the year. Cyber Monday sales increase annually, and Adobe Digital Insights predicts that online shoppers will spend around 6.6 billion dollars, a 9.4% increase from 2016. If shoppers spend this much, it...

Sibling Rivalry – Emma vs. Olivia Gruskiewicz

Ava R. '19, Reporter

November 15, 2017


Filed under Student News, Top Stories

Emma and Olivia Gruskiewicz are both currently Juniors at Padua Academy. They are twins sister who are both a friendly face, and always make others laugh. Both of them are part of the Padua Varsity cheer team, and have been since they were freshman. Even though they may be twins, there are many things...

Salesianum Fall Play

Salesianum Fall Play

Christina M. '18, Reporter

November 12, 2017


Filed under Top Stories

Aaron Bogad, Director of the Arts at Salesianum School, selects a show each year that fits the school’s yearly theme. With this year’s theme being “Change you, Change the World,” he has chosen Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost because of its correlation to the theme through focusing on the impo...

The Meaning Behind Veterans Day

The Meaning Behind Veterans Day

Nicole O. '20, Writer

November 12, 2017


Filed under People, Top Stories

        Veterans Day is a national holiday is the US that commonly gets mixed up with Memorial Day, another national holiday in the US. Memorial Day commemorates people who died while in the military and fighting for our country. On the other hand, Veterans Day is dedicated to an...

New Teacher Profile: Ms. Gaynor

New Teacher Profile: Ms. Gaynor

Stella W. '19, Writer

November 12, 2017


Filed under People, Student News, Top Stories

This year, Padua has welcomed a number of new teachers into its faculty. Among these teachers is Ms. Gaynor, a new addition to the science department. She currently teaches 9th grade Biology, 10th grade Chemistry, and 10th, 11th, and 12th grade Anatomy and physiology, working with students in every ...

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