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Penny Wars: A Cause That Makes Cents

Penny Wars: A Cause That Makes Cents

Stella W. '19 and Ava R. '19

April 30, 2018


Filed under Student News, Top Stories

Last week at Padua, you might have seen a student slipping a five-dollar bill into a jar labeled ‘Freshmen,’ cunningly smiling. This student was participating in Penny Wars, a week-long competition across all grade levels to benefit Blue Gold, a club that aids disabled children. One penny adds one po...

The Last Community Homeroom of the Year

The Last Community Homeroom of the Year

Stella W. '19, Reporter

April 30, 2018


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On April 25th, students and faculty gathered in the gym for the final community homeroom of the year. Mrs. Vavala opened with prayer for the Feast of St. Mark, emphasizing the importance of giving people second chances and being there for one another. She also encouraged students to attend the “Eveni...

Sophomore Spirit Day 2018

Sophomore Spirit Day 2018

Nicole O. '20, Writer

April 20, 2018


Filed under Photo Gallery, Student News, Top Stories

At Padua on April 19th, 2018, the class of 2020 enjoyed their sophomore spirit day. All of the sophomores were allowed to dress down and asked to wear blue, but it was not mandatory. Their day of festivities began during lunch two when they were given a special lunch of breakfast foods. The opti...

Padua Community Gathers to Remember Father Nicholas Waseline

Padua Community Gathers to Remember Father Nicholas Waseline

Stella W. '19, Reporter

April 20, 2018


Filed under People, Spirituality & Service, Top Stories

Father Nicholas Waseline of St. Anthony of Padua Parish passed away at around 9:00 am on April 18th at the age of 67, after battling pancreatic cancer for over a year. On April 20th, Padua students gathered in the gymnasium to commemorate and honor a life of service to the Catholic Church and faith. ...

2018-19 Executive Officer Board Interest Meeting

2018-19 Executive Officer Board Interest Meeting

Chrissy M. '18, Reporter

April 16, 2018


Filed under Top Stories

Each year five upcoming seniors are chosen by the student body to fulfill positions on the Executive Officer Board for Padua. On Tuesday, April 10, the Executive Officer interest meeting took place, wherein the current board members spoke to prospective executive board candidates about their responsi...

Judging State Level National History Day

Judging State Level National History Day

Chrissy M. '18, Reporter

March 15, 2018


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Each year at Padua, juniors enrolled in United States History or Honors United States History participate in National History Day. Every student prepares a project whether that be a paper, a documentary, a website, a performance, or an exhibit that correlates with that year's theme. If students do we...

Paws Up

Caroline K. '18, Editor

March 8, 2018


Filed under Spirituality & Service, Top Stories

Sophomore Caitlin Donnelly has partnered with Faithful Friends Animal Society and faculty moderator, Mrs. Fenimore, to start a new club, Paws Up. Paws Up is intended to provide animal lovers with the opportunity to volunteer with the animals at Faithful Friends as well as participate in making and do...

French Film Festival 2018

French Film Festival 2018

Dani F. '18, Reporter

March 5, 2018


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The third-annual French Film Festival was held in Roberto Hall on Thursday, March 1st. French students in levels three and higher were given the task to create videos reciting a poem, giving the ABCs of France/French culture, and/or singing a French song. Students are encouraged to be creative with this...

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