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Students Celebrate Chinese Culture

Students Celebrate Chinese Culture

Amanda J. '21, Reporter

February 13, 2019


Filed under Padua Academy A-Z, People, Student News, Top Stories

Padua’s hallways were decorated with red lanterns and signs last week to celebrate the Chinese New Year. Fun events were planned throughout the week to encourage the appreciation of Chinese culture and tradition. The Asian Culture Club helped Ms. Liang come up with ideas for the week. On Monday, stud...

Katie Collier: Archery Champion

Katie Collier: Archery Champion

Amanda J. '21, Reporter

February 12, 2019


Filed under People, Sports, Top Stories

Katie Collier, a sophomore, is one of the few people at Padua that competes in archery. A player since she was eight years old, Collier is not new to the sport. She was inspired to start playing when she watched “Brave”. “I liked how Merida went out there and shot, and it looked like she was having...

A Legacy Being Passed Down

A Legacy Being Passed Down

Kylie M. '22, Reporter

January 31, 2019


Filed under People, Student News

On Jan. 23, 2019, juniors received their brand new rings in honor of graduating next year. However, the ring Emma Jo Szczerba received was anything but new. Szczerba received the 57-year-old ring from her grandmother who graduated in 1962. The ring is the typical gold color with a yellow stone placed...

Alexandra Mavridis: Polyglot at Sixteen

Alexandra Mavridis: Polyglot at Sixteen

Maddy H. '21, Reporter

January 17, 2019


Filed under People, Student News, Top Stories

Learning one different language at school can be hard for many people. Alexandra Mavridis, however, is not your ordinary language student. A sophomore, she knows four languages: English, Greek, Portuguese, and Spanish. She considers herself fluent in Greek and English. Mavridis believes she picked up...

Mrs. Mann Announces Retirement

Mrs. Mann Announces Retirement

Stella W. '19, Editor-in-Chief

January 16, 2019


Filed under People, Student News, Top Stories

Mrs. Mann announced her departure as principal at a community homeroom on Jan. 16, 2019. She will remain in her role until June. "After prayerful consideration, I submitted my letter of retirement as Head of School for Padua Academy to Reverend Mark Wrightson, Pastor of St. Anthony of Padua Parish and ...

21-Year-Old Student Runs for Mayor of Newark

21-Year-Old Student Runs for Mayor of Newark

Stella W. '19, Editor-in-Chief

January 14, 2019


Filed under People, Top Stories

Kasai Guthrie grew up on government assistance and food stamps. He watched his mother work tirelessly to send all of her children to private school, and has experienced racial discrimination in Delaware firsthand. Today, at 21, he is running for mayor of Newark. “What made me actually think about running...

Photos from the Gift Auction

Photos from the Gift Auction

Amanda J. '21, Photographer

December 6, 2018


Filed under People, Photo Gallery, Student News

Blue Gold’s Annual Pie Auction

Blue Gold’s Annual Pie Auction

Amanda J. '21, Reporter

November 28, 2018


Filed under Padua Academy A-Z, People, Student News

Each year, students and staff have the opportunity to bring home a pie in time for Thanksgiving. On Nov. 20, the day before Thanksgiving break, Blue-Gold held a pie auction to support their organization. “Blue Gold supports those with cognitive challenges and disabilities. We support organizations s...

Eva Kor Visits Padua, Shares Story of Forgiveness and Hope

Eva Kor Visits Padua, Shares Story of Forgiveness and Hope

Stella W. '19, Editor-in-Chief

November 27, 2018


Filed under People, Spirituality & Service, Top Stories

Eva Kor, Auschwitz survivor and advocate, visited Padua on Nov. 19, 2018. Kor and her sister Miriam were among the infamous Mengele twins: young children subjected to the dehumanizing and often deadly experiments conducted by Nazi Dr. Mengele. She had one objective: to walk out of the camp with her s...

Sacrifice and Service: The Importance of Veterans Day

Sacrifice and Service: The Importance of Veterans Day

Emily M. '22, Reporter

November 26, 2018


Filed under People, Top Stories

Veterans Day is a time to honor and remember members of the military who have served the United States throughout history. Numerous ceremonies and celebrations took place this past weekend, including one at the Air Mobility Command Museum at Dover Air Force Base. This year’s ceremony involved a pe...

Focusing on Freshmen in Marching Band

Focusing on Freshmen in Marching Band

Emily M. '22, Reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under People, Student News

Freshman year is an opportunity to join a wide variety of clubs, extra-curriculars, and sports. Each new member of the sisterhood has a chance to participate in any type of activity that allows them to express their individuality and talents. Two freshman, Abby McLaughlin and Erinn McCloskey, have found...

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