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A freshman receives a yellow rose bud from Dr. McClory at Freshman Convocation. Students and families gathered to celebrate the beginning of their high school journey.

Class of 2025 Starts Return to Normalcy with Convocation

Maggie P. '22, Reporter October 5, 2021

During a student’s time at Padua Academy, they will receive a yellow rose at three major milestones: one at Baccalaureate, one at Junior Ring Mass, and the first at Freshman Convocation. Each student...

Leah Gentilotti completes a service project at the beach alongside her peers. While this service opportunity was in person, many students resorted to virtual activities.

Searching for Service

Julia T. '24 April 30, 2021

Being one of the four pillars, service plays an important role within the student life of Padua. According to the data collected this year by school service clubs, students recorded a total of 119,023...

The rings from Jostens came in different sizes, colors, and embellishments. This particular ring is gold, but like the other class rings it include a yellow gemstone.

Junior Ring Mass

Mary M. '21, Reporter January 27, 2020

62 years later, the time-honored tradition continues. The Junior Ring Mass was held on Wednesday, January 22 at Saint Anthony of Padua Church, with deep spiritual, symbolic, and poignant connections for...

Padua is a Franciscan School and was built on Franciscan values

A Calling to God

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.
Sisterhood For Service

Sisterhood For Service

Maddie M. '23, Reporter November 18, 2019

The Big Sister Little Sister program has already started and bonds have already been made. These bonds have strengthened as a result of the latest BSLS event. On November 5th, freshman and seniors met...

Small group from last falls Encounter

Encounter: A Faith-Filled Experience

Maria S. '20, Reporter September 30, 2019

You may have seen the posters around the school lately advertising Padua’s faith-filled experience, Encounter. Encounter, open to all Juniors and Seniors at Padua, is an overnight retreat for 4 days....

Players pause their games to watch the corn on the cob eating contest at the Ronalds Rescue Cornhole Tournament.

Ronald’s Rescue Hosts Second Annual Cornhole Tournament

Emily M. '22, Reporter April 17, 2019

The Ronald’s Rescue club is dedicated to spreading awareness about the Ronald McDonald House, an organization that helps children who are very ill. To raise funds for the charity, the club held their...

Freshman Caitlin Suter reads a book to her new friend at Mom’s House.

Teens for Life Club Visits Mom’s House, Shares Pro-Life Message

Emily M. '22, Reporter April 3, 2019

The Teens for Life club was started at least 15 years ago by a pro-life teacher before the current moderator, Mrs. Lammert, began teaching at Padua. The objective of the club was to “make people aware...

The girls snacking on spring themed treats that the kitchen staff put together.

BSLS “Trivia and Treats” Event

Ava R. '19, Editor April 1, 2019

To kick off the start of spring, big and little sisters gathered together in the cafeteria on March 28 to play trivia. This event, "Trivia and Treats," brought the girls together to compete in a trivia...

The senior class celebrated their final spirit assembly and won a dress down day.

Padua Celebrates Catholic Schools Week

Esosa E. '22, Reporter February 5, 2019

Monday, Jan. 28 to Friday, Feb. 1 was Catholic Schools Week, a week of fun and festivities for all Catholic schools across the nation to celebrate the tradition of Catholic education. Padua started...

Senior Zehra Mahmud listens to the speakers. The panel was conducted over a video call.

Interfaith Panel Speaks to Students

Stella W. '19 and Devon C. '22 January 31, 2019

Four women of different faiths spoke to Padua students on Jan. 24, 2019. Hosted by the religion department, women representing Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Judaism participated in an hour-long video...

A student holds up her sign during the March for Life. The event attracted hundreds of thousands of pro-life supporters.

Voices for the Voiceless

Emily M. '22, Reporter January 28, 2019

Abortion has been called the greatest abuse of human rights in our time by pro-life organizations. Current legislation allows a woman to terminate her pregnancy. Thousands of people have taken a stand...

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