Padua 360

St. Francis Hospital’s Annual Reindeer Ball

St. Francis Hospital’s Annual Reindeer Ball

Julianna C., Reporter

January 5, 2015


Filed under Spirituality & Service, Top Stories

On Sunday, December 14th, the employees of St. Francis Hospital and their families came together to celebrate the holiday season with their annual Reindeer Ball at DuPont Country Club. Seventeen Padua Academy students, including, Elizabeth Hennessy, Melissa Strab, Mackenzie Hill, Danielle Friedman, Alexandra...

How to Help the Community during the Holidays

How to Help the Community during the Holidays

Julianna C., Reporter

December 17, 2014


Filed under Spirituality & Service, Top Stories

With the holidays finally here it is important to remember what they really are for: giving. Although we love receiving presents from our friends and families, that can often lead us to forget that there are many families out there who struggle during this, and every other, holiday season. There are...

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Hailea S., Reporter

September 9, 2014


Filed under Spirituality & Service, Top Stories

All over the world people are pouring  ice cold water over their heads for a very important cause, but  some of those people don’t understand what they are dumping water over their heads for.  However, this fad that has everyone talking has raised more than anyone could imagine.  This summer phenomenon...

The Science Fair

Aoife M., Reporter

May 29, 2014


Filed under Spirituality & Service

On May 8th from 7:00-8:30  the Padua Academy hosted a science fair for grades 1-5 from Urban Promise. There were about 100 people attending the event.  The most popular experiments made by the kids were water erosion, melting candy, volcano’s, lava lamps, and bouncing eggs. The kids were able to wi...

Partners in Science

Partners in Science

Meghan Subach

May 19, 2014


Filed under Spirituality & Service, Top Stories

From the week of March 24th until April 14th, Padua students of all ages signed up for a volunteer opportunity called Partners in Science.  Run by Mrs. Alinda and Ms. Lammert, Padua girls meet after school and head over to UrbanPromise to work with elementary school students.  A group of girls each...

Supporting the PQF

Supporting the PQF

Madelyn J., Reporter

May 8, 2014


Filed under Spirituality & Service, Top Stories

On April 26, many Padua students supported the Pearce Quesenberry Foundation by walking the 4 Miles of Hope. This year marked the foundation’s sixth anniversary. The weather turned out beautifully and there was a great turnout of supporters, including students and teachers. It was Pearce’s first...

Shakira: The Musician & Philanthropist

Shakira: The Musician & Philanthropist

Nikki R., Editor

May 8, 2014


Filed under Spirituality & Service

Well-known Columbian recording artist Shakira has a surprising past. Not only does she sing, but she gives back to various communities. Her past has lead her to live a life of heartfelt philanthropy. Shakira grew up in a life of poverty. Her family went bankrupt when she was eight years old. At the...

Mother-Daughter Brunch

Mother-Daughter Brunch

Katie M., Reporter

April 29, 2014


Filed under Spirituality & Service, Top Stories

On March 30th, 2014, Mrs. Shaw-Giaquinto and Mrs. Buchanan hosted a mother daughter brunch in the Padua Cafe. Before the students and their guests ate, Mrs. Mann led prayer, asking to watch over the students and their families. As tables were called to get breakfast, those waiting could use the opportunity...

Women’s Achievement Award Dinner

Women’s Achievement Award Dinner

Brianna V., Reporter

April 24, 2014


Filed under Spirituality & Service, Top Stories

On April 10 at the Chase Center down at Wilmington Riverfront, Padua Academy hosted the fifth Annual Women’s Achievement Dinner.  The dinner seeks to recognize the exceptional accomplishments of women who lead lives of faith, service, leadership, and entrepreneurial innovation.  This year, they r...

“Alleluia! Christ Has Risen!”

“Alleluia! Christ Has Risen!”

Morgan W., Reporter

April 20, 2014


Filed under Spirituality & Service

Alleluia! Our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ is risen!! The most important week in any Catholic church is, Holy Week which includes Holy Thursday, Good Friday,  Holy Saturday, and of course, Easter Sunday! Each day is different, and certain traditions and things are done. While this is the biggest week...

Stations of the Cross

Maria R., Reporter

April 18, 2014


Filed under Spirituality & Service

On Wednesday April 16th, Padua Academy had Stations of the Cross in the Cafetorium. It was a very reverent mass and everyone participated in singing the psalms and praying the prayers. Seniors read each station and each station had a picture to look at and a response to say after the senior read their...

Sarah Hart Takes On Padua Academy

Sydney J, Reporter

April 16, 2014


Filed under Spirituality & Service

On April 11, 2014, Padua Academy had a special guest, Sarah Hart, come and sing during their assembly. Sarah Hart also accompanied the Padua seniors on their senior retreat and accompanied Padua students on their Pilgrimage on Saturday, April 12. Sarah Hart is a staff songwriter for spiritandsong.com. Sarah ...

Your Source For All Things Padua
Spirituality & Service