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Sara Spoltore: A Dancer with Spirit

Emily M., Reporter

October 17, 2018


Filed under People, Sports

  Say hello to Sara Spoltore, a freshman on the talented dance team, as she pops and locks her way to success. She began taking dance lessons at the YMCA at only two years old, joined a studio at age eight, and participated in competitions starting at age ten. Sara’s parents introduced her...

Members of the Padua Dance Team Share Their Experiences

Members of the Padua Dance Team Share Their Experiences

Stella W. '19, Editor-in-Chief

October 9, 2018


Filed under People, Sports, Student News

Every Padua student who’s seen a pep rally knows that the dance team performs fantastically coordinated numbers—but do we know how much work and dedication goes behind the scenes? What motivated them to start dancing? “I was a really shy child and hated sports, so my mom threw me in ballet,...

Ms. Julian a New Teacher

Ms. Julian a New Teacher

Maddy H. '21, Writer

October 3, 2018


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Ms. Julian, a former student, is now a current new teacher at Padua Academy. Julian teaches American Literature and British Literature. Julian personally likes to teach British Literature more because she loves Shakespeare. While a student at Padua, Julian took a course called “Shakespeare,” which...

Meg Doyle: A Voice For the Students

Meg Doyle: A Voice For the Students

Brynna B. '20, Reporter

September 26, 2018


Filed under People, Student News

Student Council is a large part of the Padua community, and fresh in the minds of the students with the election being held less than two weeks ago. One of the juniors recently elected as class officer was Meg Doyle, who has been involved in Student Council her entire time at Padua. “It’s just s...

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. ...

Marina Riese: Educator and Animal Lover

Marina Riese: Educator and Animal Lover

Stella W. '19, Maddie Z. '18, Nicole O. '20, and Dani F. '20

April 17, 2018


Filed under People, Student News

Marina Riese has anything but a typical job. As an educator at the Philadelphia Zoo, Riese is involved in a number of different activities that happen both in and out of the zoo. From a young age, she planned on being a zookeeper to satisfy her love of animals. However, after she began her studies at ...

Behind the Lens at the Philly Zoo: Photographer Profile

Behind the Lens at the Philly Zoo: Photographer Profile

Stella W. '19, Maddie Z. '18, Nicole O. '20, and Dani F. '18

April 17, 2018


Filed under People, Student News

Kyla Ann isn’t your ordinary zoo employee. Snapping pictures at the entrance of the Philadelphia Zoo, she sees everyone that comes and goes on a daily basis. A freelance artist, animal lover, and an avid salesperson, Kyla Ann enjoys the opportunities her job gives her. “I have a long history of bei...

Student Profile – Erin Callaghan

Student Profile – Erin Callaghan

CM2

March 5, 2018


Filed under People, Student News

When Erin Callaghan first got accepted into Padua she had a goal for herself. She wanted to qualify for states for track and field. Being able to qualify for states is very difficult for a freshman to do. However, with hard work and dedication Erin Callaghan will be able to do it. By being on the winter...

Paige Kenton: Athlete Profile

Paige Kenton: Athlete Profile

Stella W. '19, Writer

February 1, 2018


Filed under People, Sports

When it comes to athletics, Padua has many students who take sports very seriously. Paige Kenton, a sophomore, is one of those students. Along with her impressive academic record, Paige plays both basketball and soccer for Padua, and has done so since her freshman year. “I like both sports,” she s...

Athlete Profile: Lauren Mottel

Athlete Profile: Lauren Mottel

Stella W. '19, Writer

January 30, 2018


Filed under People, Sports, Top Stories

Lauren Mottel has quite the schedule. A junior at Padua, she has balanced difficult courses and swimming for the school team since freshman year. She has powered through exhausting practices and competitions since the age of seven, and continues to swim despite multiple AP classes and the stress of co...

Teacher Profile: Mr. McAteer

Teacher Profile: Mr. McAteer

Dani F. '18, Reporter

December 28, 2017


Filed under People, Student News, Top Stories

Mr. McAteer, more commonly known as Mr. Mac, has the reputation of being a fun and exciting teacher both in and out of his classroom. He forms strong relationships with his students and becomes a mentor to many throughout their four years at Padua. Michael McAteer graduated from Lansdale Catholic High School in ...

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