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The effect of COVID-19 on the Homeless

Maria S. '20, Reporter

May 23, 2020

The outbreak of the coronavirus has had major inpact on many people. Some of the people in the most need during this time are the homeless, especially those in cities like Philadelphia.  According to the Office of Homeless Services for the City of Philadelphia, “around 5,700 are considered ...

Alternatives to Teaching In The Community

One of the activities that Ms. Williams' students participate in.

Maddie M. '23, Reporter

May 19, 2020

People around the world are going through an unprecedented time of confusion. This is a scary time and it’s hard to say what is going to happen in the future. Businesses, places of work, and schools are mostly closed as everyone is expected to stay in quarantine inside their houses where the only exc...

Service Opportunities in Delaware

Service Opportunities in Delaware

Maria S. '20, Reporter

February 25, 2020

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Popular Padua Electives to Take

Popular Padua Electives to Take

Jordyn C. '20, Reporter

February 25, 2020

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Student Driving: Get to Know Mrs. Krapf

Mrs. Krapf is Padua's Driver's Education teacher. She believes Drivers Education is important because, “...It is teaching you a lifelong skill and how to keep you and other drivers safe.”

Abigail C. '21, Reporter

February 22, 2020

For many high schoolers, learning to drive is a right of passage. Mrs. Krapf has guided Padua students through Driver’s Education since 2012. Krapf didn’t originally plan on teaching Driver’s Education. She went to college for Health and Physical Education then worked as a substitute teacher at...

UnLocking the Light

The UnLocke the Light foundation's logo consists of this yellow and blue image. The foundation is dedicated to helping students recognize and fight depression, and raise awareness of mental health.

Mary M. '21, Reporter

February 22, 2020

On Thursday, February 6, the UnLocke the Light Foundation visited Padua and delivered an emotional, poignant, and powerful presentation on mental health. Not only did the presentation resurface important discussions about depression, suicide, and self-harm, but it emphasized something that many struggling...

92nd Oscars

Academy Awards

Jordyn C. '20, Reporter

February 22, 2020

92nd Oscars Highlights The 92nd Oscars brought forth many talented artists and creativity presented in the past year’s works. Opening the show was Janelle Monae in her tribute to Mr. Rogers as she sang her own version of, “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” Monae, wearing the signature red sweater,...

Firefly Lineup 2020

Firefly is a great experience to watch your favorite artists and discover new ones! Taken by Nicole Oronzio during Firefly in 2017.

Maria S. '20, Reporter

February 15, 2020

Some of music's most iconic artists will be making an appearance at the Woodlands this June for the annual 4-day music festival, Firefly. On January 28th, Firefly released their lineup with 6 headliners including Rage Against the Machine, Billie Ellish, Halsey, Khalid, Blink-182, and Maggie Rogers. Kaitlyn...

Six Month Check-In With Dr. McClory

Dr. McClory poses in front of the prayer wall in the lobby. McClory said that her favorite part of her job is working with the staff. “It's really a pleasure to work with other people in our building- other adults that care about passionately about our school and our students,” she said.

Abigail C. '21, Reporter

February 13, 2020

It’s been six months since Dr. Mary McClory stepped up to fill the big pink shoes Mrs. Mann left behind. She took time out of her busy schedule to look back at where those six months have brought her. Experience Before McClory was principal, she held many jobs around the school. She started as a sub...

Academic Bowl Meet: A Success

The Academic Bowl Team smiled for a picture at the competition, and consisted of Heather Banas, Abby Freebery, Annie McTaggart, Grace Donaher, Emily Malone, Gina Rufo, Caitlin Kennedy, Meredith Kuchma, and Geneva Laur. The team achieved a score of 175 to 170.

Mary M. '21, Reporter

February 6, 2020

Academic Bowl Meet: A Success On Thursday, January 30, the Academic Bowl team attended the much anticipated championship meet at Salesianum. Although the day was full of nerves and excitement, the team performed very well to attain third place in the competition. They successfully beat Saint Mark’s...

Spaghetti Dinner

Attendees of the Spaghetti Dinner enjoyed their meal while being treated to a performance by a senior, Gina Ruffo, and a sophomore, Samantha Tuschinski.

Bella P. '23, Reporter

February 4, 2020

The 8th annual Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser was on Friday, January 24th. This year, it was raising money for the theater program’s production of Mamma Mia. To attend the event it cost $10 for students, $15 for adults, and $5 for children under 5. It began at 5:30pm. Those who went were treated to...

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