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Older vs. Younger Siblings

Older vs. Younger Siblings

Maria S. '20, Reporter

December 11, 2019

The Life of Siblings: Conflicts and Rewards People who have siblings know that it’s not always a walk in the park. Older, middle, and younger siblings all face their own struggles and rewards. Kamryn Hopewell, a senior at Padua, is the oldest of 5 siblings. Hopewell shares the tough parts of being...

Midterm Preparation

Maddie M. '23, Reporter

December 9, 2019

The holidays are coming up, but before winter break comes around students have to take midterms. Students are expected to learn study methods to prepare for regular assessments, quizzes, and tests in their classes, but what makes midterms different? Midterms are formal tests that make up all of the i...

Backbreaking Backpacks

Backbreaking Backpacks

Abigail C. '21, Reporter

December 6, 2019

It’s a problem many students have, but very few talk about - their backs hurt. This isn’t surprising because of the weight of the backpacks they carry between every class. Many students have experienced back pain during their four years walking the halls of Padua. Junior Meghan Freeze likes to c...

Inside Blue Gold

Inside Blue Gold

Mary M. '21

December 5, 2019

An organization completely dedicated to the welfare of Delawareans with intellectual disabilities, one that raises money for their cause and ensures that all profits go directly to the beneficiaries? Although it almost sounds too good to be true, such describes the exact mission of Blue Gold Club. ...

Dear Evan Hansen, Breaking Barriers

Dear Evan Hansen, Breaking Barriers

Megan D. '21, Reporter

November 19, 2019

Rating: 4.5 Stars   The Broadway hit musical Dear Evan Hansen has been on the stage since July 10, 2015. The current cast consists of Roman Banks, Alex Boniello, and Jared Goldsmith. The original cast of the musical consisted of Mike Faist, Rachel Bay Jones, and Emmy Award-winning star Ben ...

Paint A Wish

Paint A Wish

Patty L. 23', Reporter

November 18, 2019

Make-A-Wish Foundation is an organization that gives kids, who are diagnosed with a critical illness from the ages of two and half years old to eighteen years old, a chance to live out their wish. Padua has a Make-A-Wish club and one of their fundraisers was a Paint Party.  At the painting party, all students who want...

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 in the cafe for a service project that was aimed to promote service and sisterhood. Pandas were ...

Essay Tips From Your English Teachers

Essay Tips From Your English Teachers

Abigail C. '21

November 13, 2019

Throughout high school, students write countless essays. But, what can you do to improve them? Padua English teachers share their tips on how to make your essay better. Padua works hard to make sure their students learn to write well-developed essays. “The whole program hopes to take a student wh...

The Advocacy Program is a Success!

The Advocacy Program is a Success!

Maddie M. '23, Reporter

November 12, 2019

Padua offers many programs, activities, and opportunities that other schools have not offered before. One of these programs that make this school stand out is the Advocacy Program for Success (APS).  APS can resemble guidance but is different because students bond with people in a group environm...

The Tea on Community Homeroom:

The Tea on Community Homeroom:

Patty L. '23, Reporter

November 9, 2019

Most people have an idea of what homeroom is, but do they know what community homeroom is? Community homeroom at Padua is during regular homeroom and can extend into the next period. All classes gather in the gym, listen to some speeches, play a game and cheer on the award winners.  Linda Walsh a...

Padua’s 2019 Open House

Padua’s 2019 Open House

Mary M. '21, Reporter

November 9, 2019

On Sunday, Padua held its annual open house, which many parents, alumni, and students attended. Whether giving tours, explaining the inner workings of a specific department, or just greeting families as they walked in, everyone played a special role in making the day come together as smoothly as it did....

Theatrical Talents Behind the Scenes

Theatrical Talents Behind the Scenes

Megan D. '21, Reporter

November 9, 2019

Salesianum School Theater (SST) hosts many different talented artists, especially in the production crew. The theater company is welcome to all students from Sallies, Padua, and Ursuline. These members use each other and their own talents to their advantage while working with stage crew.  Emery...

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