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Easing Back into School

Easing Back into School

Olive D. '19, Reporter

October 14, 2018


Filed under Student News

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A Closer Look Into the New Chapel

A Closer Look Into the New Chapel

Brynna B. '20, Reporter

October 12, 2018


Filed under Spirituality & Service, Student News, Top Stories

This year,  students came back to school to find that many renovations had taken place over the summer. One of the biggest changes was the complete remodel of the school chapel on the second floor. Orchestrated by Mrs. Mann and several teachers, the once dark and cramped room is now light and a...

Many Pieces at Peace

Many Pieces at Peace

Devon C. '22, Reporter

October 11, 2018


Filed under Student News

APS, or Advocacy Program for Success, is not a new organization. Starting in 2012, Mr. Sheehan brought to inspire students, make friends, and know that they are welcome and a part of this community. For APS’s sixth year, the theme is “Many Pieces at Peace.” This theme means that everyone (students, pa...

Members of the Padua Dance Team Share Their Experiences

Members of the Padua Dance Team Share Their Experiences

Stella W. '19, Editor-in-Chief

October 9, 2018


Filed under People, Sports, Student News

Every Padua student who’s seen a pep rally knows that the dance team performs fantastically coordinated numbers—but do we know how much work and dedication goes behind the scenes? What motivated them to start dancing? “I was a really shy child and hated sports, so my mom threw me in ballet,...

First Community Homeroom of the Year

First Community Homeroom of the Year

Amanda J. '21, Reporter

October 8, 2018


Filed under Student News

The first Community Homeroom occurred on October 3rd. Ms. Keefe began the program with a prayer, thanking God for bringing the students together. Mr. Sheehan then introduced a new school spirit initiative called “Marquee Matchups” with the help of the senior spirit council. Every season, one...

Suicide Prevention at Padua: Starting the Conversation

Suicide Prevention at Padua: Starting the Conversation

Stella W. '19, Editor-in-Chief

October 8, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Student News, Top Stories

Mental health is one of the most pressing issues amongst students in America today. On October 2nd in Roberto Hall, Padua began a series of discussions on mental illness and suicide with a talk given by the Mental Health Association in Delaware. “Suicide awareness and prevention go hand-in-hand,” said sen...

Flashback to the Friday Dance

Flashback to the Friday Dance

Esosa E. '22, Reporter

October 7, 2018


Filed under Student News, Top Stories

The Flashback Dance took place on Friday, September 28th from 7 to 10 pm at Padua. The dance was decade themed, and students were invited to dress from any decade they please. After school, student council set up the gym and cafe to prepare. Alexis Rabinovitch, a freshman homeroom representative, sa...

Why Is Convocation Important

Why Is Convocation Important

Devon C. '22

October 2, 2018


Filed under Student News, Top Stories

The freshman convocation, initiating the class of 2022 into Padua, took place at St. Anthony of Padua Church on September 26th. According to Ms. Keefe, “Freshman convocation is an opportunity for all of the freshmen to mark the beginning of their time here at Padua.” Since Padua is a Catholic schoo...

History of the Salesian Exchange Program

History of the Salesian Exchange Program

Esosa E. '22, Reporter

September 27, 2018


Filed under Student News, Top Stories

Everyone knows Padua’s Salesian Exchange Program is one of Padua’s most successful traditions. The Exchange Program has been partnered with Salesianum for the past 10 years.  This year, 10 girls will be here at Padua and 2 male students will be placed with Sallies students. Padua has been in exc...

Meg Doyle: A Voice For the Students

Meg Doyle: A Voice For the Students

Brynna B. '20, Reporter

September 26, 2018


Filed under People, Student News

Student Council is a large part of the Padua community, and fresh in the minds of the students with the election being held less than two weeks ago. One of the juniors recently elected as class officer was Meg Doyle, who has been involved in Student Council her entire time at Padua. “It’s just s...

Big Sister Little Sister Beanies and Breakfast

Big Sister Little Sister Beanies and Breakfast

Amanda J. '21

September 25, 2018


Filed under Student News

The Big Sister/Little Sister program offers many activities and programs so that freshman and seniors can bond, one such event is the Big Sister/Little Sister Breakfast. The breakfast took place on September 18. Mrs. Pugliese started off the program, welcoming the freshman and seniors. Freshmen were give...

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