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Sophomores Kelsey Wolff and Reese Flanagan share a laugh on the way to their next class.

Sophomores Begin First Full Year of High School

Jane M. '23, Reporter October 15, 2021

Due to COVID-19, the Class of 2024 started their high school career only attending in-person class twice a week. In a way, the sophomore class is truly in their second freshman year, since this is their...

This flyer is posted outside Francesca’s at Christiana Mall along with many others advertising that the store is in need of employees. Padua student workers were greatly affected by the shortage of employees.

Employee Shortage Overwhelming Student Workers

Claire M. '23, Reporter October 14, 2021

The ongoing labor shortage has impacted businesses across the country. In Delaware, the unemployment rate skyrocketed 16 percent in June 2020. That number has now dropped significantly, but with businesses...

Visitors fill the hallways on their way to the next room. Throughout their tour, they had the chance to look at all the buildings features.

Prospective Students Tour Padua at Open House

Madison M. '25, Reporter October 8, 2021

For the first time in two years, visitors filled the hallways for Open House. On September 26, Padua welcomed many families and prospective students for tours of the building. Many current students and...

Freshman Anuradha Dole gives her speech in front of her homeroom class.  Dole is one of the Student Council representatives for this year.

Students Vote for Representatives and Officers

Paisley D. , Reporter October 7, 2021

When it comes to elections for Student Council, each class has unique ways of entering candidates into the contest and voting for members. This year’s representatives and officers have been chosen by...

The sun shines on Seans House, located on Main Street in Newark. The blue and yellow stairs represent University of Delaware colors.

Sean’s House Story Impacts Students

Sophia M. '25, Reporter October 1, 2021

Sean's House is a safe space for young adults aged 14 to 24 who need mental health help or want to learn more about the topic. One year ago today, it was created by SL24 Unlocke the Light, a non-profit...

Liz Rolph 23 poses with the different ice cream flavors at Sweet Lucys Ice Cream Shop.

Working 5 to 9: The Part-time Jobs of Padua Students

Erin R. '21 June 6, 2021

Getting a first job is an important step in many students’ high school careers. As COVID restrictions are beginning to lessen, many businesses are now hiring and some Padua students are taking advantage...

An overview of the AP Environmental Science courses material hangs in Room 412. Due to this years unusual schedule, AP teachers had to alter the suggested timeline.

AP Classes During a Pandemic

Maddie T. '21 June 4, 2021

For years, teachers at Padua have taught their Advanced Placement (AP) courses with a set schedule, but this year’s uncertainty brought difficulties and change to the classes. COVID challenged both teachers...

Jen taking the other half of the group to the Acme to get shots

Getting Elderly Vaccines

Hailey Carbone, Reporter June 2, 2021

COVID has affected people all around the world. However, COVID reacts all differently based on age, fitness, and health histories. The risks get higher as age goes up, therefore elderly people are at the...

Alex, Meri, and Tory are triplets and current freshmen. They shared their unique stories and experiences of growing up together.

Three Times the Fun: Triplets Take on Freshman Year

Ruth O. '24, Reporter June 1, 2021

Your eyes are not deceiving you; there are three Hilfertys on the freshman roster. Triplets Alex, Meri, and Tory are currently navigating the halls of high school together, often in the same classes. Each...

A Kelsey Wolff necklace. Glittery iridescent bases with yellow flowers and a silver chain.

Kelsey Wolff Profile

Samantha K. '24, Reporter May 30, 2021

Kelsey Wolff is a freshman. She is a twin. An author. An all state 4x800 relay track star. And she is a young entrepreneur. Even when she was younger, Wolff was never one for arts and crafts, but last...

Padua Theater Banquet

Emily H. '23, Reporter May 28, 2021

On May 1, 2021, Padua Theater held a banquet filled with singing, surprises, and socialization. The event was held in lieu of the traditional winter musical, which couldn’t be performed due to COVID...

Fajinmi is pictured with the college she will be attending next year. She will be pursuing pre-medical studies.

Seniors Prepare to Graduate and Move Away to College

Tiara N. '23 May 25, 2021

The years of waiting to graduate have finally come to an end. Graduation for seniors at Padua Academy and high school seniors across the country is only a few weeks away. Preparing to move to different...

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