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Alternatives to Teaching In The Community

One of the activities that Ms. Williams' students participate in.

Maddie M. '23, Reporter

May 19, 2020

People around the world are going through an unprecedented time of confusion. This is a scary time and it’s hard to say what is going to happen in the future. Businesses, places of work, and schools are mostly closed as everyone is expected to stay in quarantine inside their houses where the only exc...

First Wildfires and now Floods?

What Sydney looks like during the storm.

Patty L. 23', Reporter

February 22, 2020

In Australia, wildfires broke out in September of 2019 and they have still burned all the way into 2020. The fires started because of the climate in Australia. The climate is very dry and extremely hot. The wildfire was very devastating and destroyed many peoples’ belongings. It also burned wildlife...

A Calling to God

Padua is a Franciscan School and was built on Franciscan values

Maria S. '20, Reporter

December 6, 2019

Sister Linda Marie Sariego is a part of the Franciscan sisterhood, and currently is a department head and teacher at Neumann. Learn more about her story here.

Dear Evan Hansen, Breaking Barriers

Dear Evan Hansen, Breaking Barriers

Megan D. '21, Reporter

November 19, 2019

Rating: 4.5 Stars   The Broadway hit musical Dear Evan Hansen has been on the stage since July 10, 2015. The current cast consists of Roman Banks, Alex Boniello, and Jared Goldsmith. The original cast of the musical consisted of Mike Faist, Rachel Bay Jones, and Emmy Award-winning star Ben ...

Theatrical Talents Behind the Scenes

Gabe Losten ‘19, left, with Vieve Oberholzer Padua ‘18, and Mike Carr Salesianum ‘18. Losten and his very close theater friends share a last photo after the 2019 Sallies Theater Award Ceremony to remember the eventful afternoon.

Megan D. '21, Reporter

November 9, 2019

Salesianum School Theater (SST) hosts many different talented artists, especially in the production crew. The theater company is welcome to all students from Sallies, Padua, and Ursuline. These members use each other and their own talents to their advantage while working with stage crew.  Emery...

Vlogging Culture

Vlogging Culture

Maria S. '20, Reporter

November 3, 2019

  The increase in the use of video technology has allowed for a new era of creativity on the internet. YouTubers like David Dobrik, Shane Dawson, Kian Lawley, JC Caylen, Sarah Baska, Emma Chamberlin, Jenna Marbles, and Josh Peck are taking the YouTube world by storm with their videos online. With...

What Do Soldiers Do Everyday?

Colonel Hilferty has served in the army for almost 20 years. “Service to others and to my country is what drives me to be the best soldier, lawyer, and leader I can possibly be,” said  Hilferty.

Maddy H. '21, Reporter

May 26, 2019

When you think of a soldier, you probably think about strong men and women fighting on the battlefield defending our country, but most soldiers don’t spend their days on the battlefield. So what do soldiers do on a day-to-day basis? There are five branches in the military: Army, Navy, Marine Corp...

Juniors Elected for Student Council Executive Officer

A large aspect of the campaign for Student Council Executive Officer is strategic placement of posters around school.

Brynna B. '20, Reporter

May 16, 2019

Five juniors have recently been elected as the new Student Council Executive Officers for the 2019-2020 school year: Tess Lunetta, Emma-Jo Szczerba, Nadia Baker, Gina Rufo, and Caroline Scalora. Many students were fond of this year’s Student Council. Moira Gervay, a junior, said that the Execut...

Immaculée Ilibagiza, Rwandan Genocide Survivor, Tells Story of Faith and Forgiveness

Immaculée Ilibagiza addresses students, discussing her story of survival, finding God, and forgiveness. She spoke to students and teachers on April 10, 2019.

Stella W. '19, Editor-in-Chief

April 16, 2019

Immaculée Ilibagiza spent 91 days of her life in a tiny bathroom with seven other women, hiding from the genocide taking place outside the door. The perpetrators had once been her neighbors, her friends, her classmates—but now they wanted her dead. The Rwandan genocide that took place in 1994 killed approximatel...

As Mrs. Mann Parts Ways With Padua, Hopes and Questions Emerge

Mrs. Mann, right, welcomes the class of 2022 at the beginning of the school year. She announced that she would not be returning next year on Jan. 16, 2019.

Stella W. '19, Maddy H. '21, and Emily M. '22

April 16, 2019

Deciding to retire was the hardest decision Mrs. Mann has ever made. Padua, as she put it, has been her life for the past eleven years. “I just need to get a little more rest than I can get with this job,” she said. The decision, she explained, was made with the guidance of God. “I continuousl...

Junior Conducts Research Study on “White Coat Effect”

Marina Pilger, junior, used this device to measure the blood pressure of Padua and Salesianum students.

Brynna B. '20, Reporter

April 7, 2019

Marina Pilger recently spent several afternoons at Saint Francis Hospital, but not because she was ill. She was studying something called the “white coat effect,” intent on adding new data to the medical community—an impressive feat, considering she’s a 17-year-old high school junior. Pilger ...

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