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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 ...

Freshmen Take a Pause Before Pressing Play on the Rest of the Year

Freshmen Take a Pause Before Pressing Play on the Rest of the Year

Esosa E. '22, Reporter

January 14, 2019


Filed under Student News, Top Stories

Dealing with stress, midterms, and the adjustment to Padua, freshmen have had a long first half of the year. On Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, the class of 2022 had their second “Freshmen Pause Point” at flex in the cafe, planned by Mrs. Alinda and Ms. Keefe. The pause point gave freshmen a chance to re...

Freshmen Preparing for Midterms

Freshmen Preparing for Midterms

Kylie M. '22, Reporter

December 17, 2018


Filed under Student News, Top Stories

As the first high school midterms for freshmen round the corner next week, preparation has begun. With all the different ways to study and review material, students were asked what methods suit them best. Freshman Julia Querey has decided to study “a little at a time instead of cramming.” She...

Seniors Commit to College for Lacrosse, Cross Country and Track

Seniors Commit to College for Lacrosse, Cross Country and Track

Esosa E. '22, Reporter

December 17, 2018


Filed under Sports, Student News

Out of the busy seniors stressing over college essays, research papers, applications, interviews, and the many more responsibilities, only a handful have already locked down their college choice for their incredible athletic ability. Seniors Jordan Bramble and Elizabeth Bader have been recruited to co...

The Future of Calling in a Text Message World

The Future of Calling in a Text Message World

Emily M. '22, Reporter

December 12, 2018


Filed under Student News, Top Stories

Ring ring! Here we go again. A seemingly eternal phone call commences, and you just want to put an end to the constant questions. Your thumbs are eager to type out the responses, but your voice has to do the talking instead. You think about how much time was wasted when you could have texted instead. ...

The Lucky Ones

The Lucky Ones

Stella W. '19, Editor-in-Chief

December 11, 2018


Filed under Student News, Top Stories

“Not a lot of people get to be as lucky as me, who get adopted into such a wonderful family,” said Linda Walsh, a junior. It has never been an easy road, though. “It was really, really hard for me, it still kind of is.” According to the Bureau of Consular Affairs, 745 children were...

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