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Padua Pandas Participate in the Annual Blood Drive

Padua Pandas Participate in the Annual Blood Drive

Esosa E. '22, Reporter

March 29, 2019


Filed under Student News, Top Stories

“Eat a good dinner and breakfast and make sure you get a good night’s rest!” This piece of advice was given over afternoon announcements to the blood donors of Padua’s annual blood drive, held on Tuesday, March 26. Organized by the National Honor Society, Mrs. Fundakowski, and Mrs. Duppel, the blo...

Socks for a Cause

Socks for a Cause

Kylie M. '22, Reporter

March 28, 2019


Filed under Photo Gallery, Student News, Top Stories

Rock Your Socks day is a nation-wide opportunity for students to wear crazy, mis-matched socks in support of Down syndrome awareness. Starting Monday, March 18, Padua's Blue-Gold Club began selling the pairs of socks for only a dollar each. Each dollar raised is donated to down syndrome awareness. Rock...

College Admissions Scandal Shakes Community

College Admissions Scandal Shakes Community

Maddy H. '21

March 28, 2019


Filed under Student News

The recent scandal involving bribes, manipulation, and deceit rocked the college admissions world. About 50 people were charged for using fraudulent methods to get children into college. Thirty-three were parents getting their children into prestigious colleges, nine were college coaches, and the rest w...

Where Does the Three for $5 Dress down Money Go?

Where Does the Three for $5 Dress down Money Go?

Esosa E. '22, Reporter

March 28, 2019


Filed under Student News, Top Stories

Padua students look forward to paying a couple of dollars for the few chances to get out of their uniform and into comfortable clothing. In January, students paid for the three for $5 fundraiser where they would be able to dress down for three selected days in February, March, and April. Feb. 1 and Ma...

What is so Perfect about Perfect Attendance?

What is so Perfect about Perfect Attendance?

Olive D. '19, Editor

March 13, 2019


Filed under Opinion/Review, Student News

Do you ever just have those days when can’t get out of bed, need a personal day, fighting a bad cold and just don’t have the energy to get up for school? I know have. Senior skip day, one of the senior rituals that most look forward to, was not even a thought for these students. They stayed dev...

SADD Students Promote Safe Driving with SmartDrive Assembly

SADD Students Promote Safe Driving with SmartDrive Assembly

Brynna B. '20, Reporter

March 11, 2019


Filed under Student News

Several days ago, a classmate burst into class, complaining how wrecked her car was—she’d just gotten into an accident because a car had cut in front of her without using their signal. Another classmate piped up. “That’s called an aggressive driver,” she said. She always thinks about that wh...

Students Celebrate French Culture

Students Celebrate French Culture

Amanda J. '21, Reporter

March 10, 2019


Filed under People, Student News

An entire week was dedicated to spreading French culture around Padua, allowing students to join in on fun French-themed activities. “We wanted Padua to have something special to encourage students to love the languages they study,” Mrs. Burris, a French teacher, said. “It is one of our dep...

Secret Spaces

Secret Spaces

Stella W. '19, Editor-in-Chief

March 10, 2019


Filed under Student News, Top Stories

It was a few years into my time as a student that I realized the building across the street is owned by the school. That building, the convent, contains over a century of history. Today it is crumbling from the inside and falling into disrepair. I remember as a freshman hearing about the secret fifth...

In With the New: Padua Refreshes Their Elective Selections

In With the New: Padua Refreshes Their Elective Selections

Brynna B. '20, Reporter

March 10, 2019


Filed under Student News

As the window for handing in student course selection sheets closes, the stress is tangible. Out of the multitudes of classes, we only have room for eight courses. Many students have all four years of courses planned out by the end of freshman year. However, some of those careful schedulers were thrown ...

The 2019 Band Assembly

The 2019 Band Assembly

Kylie M. '22, Reporter

March 8, 2019


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

On Thursday, March 8th, 2019, students gathered to watch the Salesianum/Padua/Ursuline Band perform some of the material they learned throughout the year.

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