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Dance Team’s Rigorous Road to Competition

Dance Team’s Rigorous Road to Competition

Kennedy C., Reporter

February 26, 2015


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As a member of the Padua Academy Dance Team, I have experienced the different types of rehearsals that have been held since the season started. Summer boot camps gave new members a feel for the practices to come and the choreography that they would soon experience, and practices continued through the...

Padua’s Indoor Track Team Claims the State Title

Padua’s Indoor Track Team Claims the State Title

Kathleen M., Reporter

February 19, 2015


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On Saturday, February 7, Padua’s indoor track team competed in the DIAA Indoor Championships. This event took place at Prince George’s Sports and Learning Complex in Landover, Maryland, and Padua walked away with the state title by a landslide. The team competed in a number of events including relays...

Winter Sports Update

Winter Sports Update

Erin S., Editor

February 8, 2015


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So far, the Padua Pandas have had overall successful seasons in their winter sports which consist of indoor track, basketball, competitive cheerleading, and swimming. The basketball team is about halfway through their season currently with a 8-3 record. Coach Brown, Padua’s athletic director, noted...

PAFH makes history

PAFH makes history

McKenna R., Reporter

November 24, 2014


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On November 6, Padua field hockey made history. Only the second year qualifying for the state tournament, Padua defeated Woodbridge High School 3-0 for their first playoff win ever. They advanced to the second round to play Wilmington Christian School which resulted in a 1-0 win. Next was the semi-final...

Cross Country Wins State Meet

Cross Country Wins State Meet

Cassidy P.

November 14, 2014


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On Saturday, November 8, the Padua cross country team ran in the state meet at White Clay Creek State Park and finished as the state champion. This amazing victory was the second consecutive state championship title and the 15th for the cross country team. All season, the runners have been training for...

Upcoming Winter Sports

Upcoming Winter Sports

Hayden R., Reporter

November 12, 2014


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As the fall sports come to an end, the winter sports teams begin to to start their seasons. Padua Academy’s winter sports include basketball, competitive cheerleading, indoor track, and swimming. Tryouts for all of these sports are right around the corner, so it’s time to prepare for the games, meets,...

San Francisco Giant Lead the Way to Victory at the World Series

San Francisco Giant Lead the Way to Victory at the World Series

Sydney P.

October 31, 2014


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The San Francisco Giant won the 2014 MLB World Series during game 7 on Wednesday, October 29th beating the Kansas City Royals 3-2. This marked the 4th win of the Giants in the 7 game world series, making them MLB champions. The game attracted 52 million viewers, making it the 2nd most watched game in...

Cross Country Wins Catholic Conference Championship

Cross Country Wins Catholic Conference Championship

Cassidy P., Reporter

October 30, 2014


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On Friday, October 24, Padua’s cross country team competed in the Catholic Conference Championships, which is the first championship of the season. The girls have been training since the summer for a championship season.  Padua has won this meet every year since 2011. The student athletes traveled...

Padua Pandas Play Hard at Homecoming

Padua Pandas Play Hard at Homecoming

Bridget F. ('18)

October 5, 2014


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On Friday, October 3, 2014 the Padua Academy Field Hockey teams played thier homecoming game against one of their biggest rivals, The Charter School, at Forbes Field. Two  Padua players, from varsity, Sam Haines (‘15)  and Molly Bobjack (‘16) both scored a goal for the Pandas during the varsity...

Cross Country Outstanding Season so Far

Cross Country Outstanding Season so Far

Cassidy P, Reporter

September 30, 2014


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The Padua cross country team has had an amazing start to their season. The team began their season by traveling to the Belmont Plateau in Philadelphia for the Quad X meet. After competing in Philadelphia, they raced at White Clay Creek State Park. The athletes competed by grade levels and worked together...

Padua Cheerleaders Set the Bar High for this Season

Padua Cheerleaders Set the Bar High for this Season

Caroline K., Reporter

September 29, 2014


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Padua’s 2014-2015 cheerleading season has finally begun! This year, the team is welcoming several new cheerleaders, including the addition of Padua’s first ever JV cheer team! The girls are busy practicing three nights a week, (not including private lessons that many girls do on their own) working...

Behind the Scenes with the Padua Dance Team

Behind the Scenes with the Padua Dance Team

Kayleen I., Reporter

September 29, 2014


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Power, Determination, and Trust; factors that build the Padua Dance Team, also known as “PDT." Their confidence sparks the eyes of the audience while their dance moves add on to the “wow” factor they bring. Coached by two amazing dancers, Tori Closson and Todd Munoz, the Padua Dance Team season...

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