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Liz Rolph '23 poses with the different ice cream flavors at Sweet Lucy's 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 course's material hangs in Room 412. Due to this year's 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...

Sienna's order from Sweet Charlie's, in front of an instagram wall

Sweet Charlies

Sienna D. '21, Reporter May 20, 2021

Sweet Charlies is a nationally franchised rolled ice cream parlor new to Trolley Square in Wilmington, DE. The founder, Kyle Billig was only 18 years old when he started Sweet Charlies back in 2015....

As the year comes to a close, Padua students and faculty reflect on what was unique about this year, how they want to grow, and what they wish they had done better.

A COVID Time Capsule

Ruth O. '24 May 18, 2021

As the year comes to a close, students are looking back on a year like no other. This past year has been described as both stressful and eventful due to the pandemic and altered learning schedules. Many...

Here are the colleges the seniors involved in this article are attending next year!

College Decisions Everywhere

Hailey C. '24, Reporter May 14, 2021

During COVID the Seniors of the Class of 2021 were hit very hard. Missing most of their Junior year and then having to be virtual or in-person only half of the week isn't the Senior year they expected...

Screenshot of displayed screen

Blue Gold Bingo through a Screen

Ally L. '24, Reporter May 14, 2021

B-4 the start of Covid-19, Padua had many traditions such as the annual Blue Gold Bingo. Blue Gold is an organization that helps to support individuals with cognitive disabilities. They work with other...

These are 4 Inclusivity clubs at Padua.

Inclustivity Activities at Padua

Samantha K. '24, Reporter May 13, 2021

The four pillars to the Padua society are spirituality, scholarship, service, and sisterhood. The fourth pillar of sisterhood is one of the strongest core elements of life at Padua. The community at Padua...

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