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Students Celebrate Chinese Culture

Students Celebrate Chinese Culture

Amanda J. '21, Reporter

February 13, 2019


Filed under Padua Academy A-Z, People, Student News, Top Stories

Padua’s hallways were decorated with red lanterns and signs last week to celebrate the Chinese New Year. Fun events were planned throughout the week to encourage the appreciation of Chinese culture and tradition. The Asian Culture Club helped Ms. Liang come up with ideas for the week. On Monday, stud...

Cells and Studying

Cells and Studying

Brynna B. '20, Reporter

February 9, 2019


Filed under Student News

A common complaint against high school students is that they’re addicted to their phones. A common complaint made by high school students is that they have entirely too much homework. But does either grievance affect the other? The average amount of time students at Padua spend on their homework ...

Padua Celebrates Catholic Schools Week

Padua Celebrates Catholic Schools Week

Esosa E. '22, Reporter

February 5, 2019


Filed under Spirituality & Service, Student News, Top Stories

Monday, Jan. 28 to Friday, Feb. 1 was Catholic Schools Week, a week of fun and festivities for all Catholic schools across the nation to celebrate the tradition of Catholic education. Padua started Catholic Schools Week out cheering with its Winter Marquee Matchup at the Padua vs. Ursuline basketball g...

Padua and Salesianum Theater: A Balancing Act

Padua and Salesianum Theater: A Balancing Act

Brynna B. '20, Reporter

February 4, 2019


Filed under A&E, Student News

Caroline Achenbach, a junior, heads to Salesianum School as soon as the 2:35 bell rings for a two hour rehearsal in The Who’s “Tommy.” After that, she drives back to Padua for a several hour dance rehearsal for Padua’s musical, “Anything Goes.” Only after that does she go home to grab dinner...

Hungry Panda’s Cake Decorating Contest

Hungry Panda’s Cake Decorating Contest

Kylie M. '22, Photographer

January 31, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, Photo Gallery, Student News, Top Stories

Students and teachers gathered in the Cafe during Flex on January 31st for the annual Hungry Panda's Cake Decorating Competition....

No Grades, No Stress?

No Grades, No Stress?

Brynna B. '20, Reporter

January 31, 2019


Filed under Student News

On Monday, December 17th, it was said one could tell the moment administration turned off the OnCampus gradebook, as the cafeteria was filled with wails, or hushed, fearful tones. After that, the gradebook couldn’t be accessed by students until January 7th, three weeks later. Supposedly, this created...

A Legacy Being Passed Down

A Legacy Being Passed Down

Kylie M. '22, Reporter

January 31, 2019


Filed under People, Student News

On Jan. 23, 2019, juniors received their brand new rings in honor of graduating next year. However, the ring Emma Jo Szczerba received was anything but new. Szczerba received the 57-year-old ring from her grandmother who graduated in 1962. The ring is the typical gold color with a yellow stone placed...

Alexandra Mavridis: Polyglot at Sixteen

Alexandra Mavridis: Polyglot at Sixteen

Maddy H. '21, Reporter

January 17, 2019


Filed under People, Student News, Top Stories

Learning one different language at school can be hard for many people. Alexandra Mavridis, however, is not your ordinary language student. A sophomore, she knows four languages: English, Greek, Portuguese, and Spanish. She considers herself fluent in Greek and English. Mavridis believes she picked up...

A Successful Spaghetti Dinner

A Successful Spaghetti Dinner

Emily M. '22, Reporter

January 17, 2019


Filed under A&E, Padua Academy A-Z, Student News

Pasta, salad, and singing! Oh my! On Friday night, Padua’s theatre department held its 7th annual Spaghetti Dinner, its biggest fundraiser of the year. Funds from the dinner will go toward necessities such as costumes and technical equipment for this year’s musical production of Anything Goes. A...

Mrs. Mann Announces Retirement

Mrs. Mann Announces Retirement

Stella W. '19, Editor-in-Chief

January 16, 2019


Filed under People, Student News, Top Stories

Mrs. Mann announced her departure as principal at a community homeroom on Jan. 16, 2019. She will remain in her role until June. "After prayerful consideration, I submitted my letter of retirement as Head of School for Padua Academy to Reverend Mark Wrightson, Pastor of St. Anthony of Padua Parish and ...

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