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Spectators filled the stands for the first home volleyball game of the season against St. Marks. This was the first time the gym was open to full capacity during the pandemic.

Fans Return to the Stands

Bridget M. '25, Reporter October 6, 2021

Spectators are back at Padua home games after not being permitted in the gym for over a year. Due to COVID restrictions, the spectators at home game were not allowed in the building to watch the teams...

Julia Querey (right) poses with the state title championship trophy.

Track & Field Team Wins 9th Consecutive State Title During Pandemic

Tiara N. '23 May 3, 2021

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to run everyday with a mask on your face? What it is like to compete in meets in the frigid and icy-cold weather during a pandemic? How would you overcome this...

The dance team practices in Paduas Gymnasium on Saturday, October 24th.

The Dance Team’s Thoughts on Video Performances

November 21, 2020

Members of the dance team are excited to tackle this year, masks and all. Their pandemic performances can be found on Padua's Facebook and Instagram pages. They plan to keep up their usual hard work, and...

Julia Dipaolo flying.

Cheerleaders in Covid

Samantha K. '24, Reporter November 8, 2020

For sports fans and athletes, this fall sport season has been a nightmare. With trying to keep up with changing regulations and new deadlines, tensions have increased. Julia Dipaolo is a freshman cheerleader...

Volleyball Viruses

Volleyball Viruses

Ally L. '24, Reporter November 7, 2020

Sports are looking very different this year, especially for Padua’s varsity volleyball team. From group huddles to high-fives, adjustments to the rules must be made in order to keep all players safe...

Sports with Masks

Sports with Masks

Julia T. '24 November 2, 2020

Practicing efficiently and playing hard just became much harder for students at Padua involved in sports. A mask requirement has been deposited on schools, which requires everyone playing a sport or coaching...

Athletes lives changed forever

Athlete’s lives changed forever

Anna D. '24, Reporter October 27, 2020

For most, fall is a season to relax and enjoy the spooky season. But for athletes, it’s what they’ve been looking forward to all year- the start of fall sports. Everything changed due to the outbreak...

Mackenzie Sobczyk, number 13, exhibits her skills in a game against St. Markss.

Mackenzie Sobczyk: Her Journey to Success

Mame N. '24 October 21, 2020

Mackenzie Sobczyk, a current senior at Padua, is one of the state’s top offensive threats in volleyball. This is her journey to success. Sobczyk is a well known and respected player on the PAVB team...

Athletes have to balance performing in their respective sport and performing in school.

Balancing Student Athletics with Academics

Maddie M. '23, Reporter February 22, 2020

Arts, academics, and athletics are the three defining aspects of student life at any school. What happens, however, when students are actively involved in other things besides academics? How does the student...

Super Bowl 2020 Highlights

Jordyn C. '20, Reporter February 10, 2020

Super Bowl LIV pitted the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs against each other in the race to become Super Bowl Champions. The game opened with a national anthem sung by Demi Lovato. Kansas...

NBA’s Reaction To Kobe Bryant Death

Maria S. '20, Reporter February 4, 2020

This past Sunday, January 26th, NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his 13 year-old daughter, Gianna Bryant, passed away in a tragic helicopter accident along with seven others. Bryant, at just 41 years old, was...

The dance team performing at halftime during a Padua basketball game.

What’s it like on the dance team

Patty L. 23', Reporter February 4, 2020

Padua Academy has an incredible dance team. The team is coached by Coach Tori and AJ. They meet two times a week. The girls always give 100% during practice and always give their all. When asked what...

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