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History of Class Rings

History of Class Rings

Meaghan O. '20, Reporter

January 29, 2018


Filed under Student News

A little over 180 years ago, in 1835, at the United States Military Academy at West Point, graduating classes worked together to make class rings. These rings were designed to visually show class unity. Everyone in the class made them so the rings were all of similar designs. For years after this tradition ...

Spaghetti Dinner

Spaghetti Dinner

M. O"Brien '20, Reporter

January 29, 2018


Filed under Student News

On January 19, 2018, Padua Academy Theater Program held their annual Spaghetti Dinner. The evening consisted of the cast and crew for Padua’s upcoming play “The Addams Family” waiting on tables and serving people drinks and food. While guests enjoyed their salad and spaghetti, Padua and Salesi...

A Special Community Homeroom

A Special Community Homeroom

Grace C. '18, Editor

January 19, 2018


Filed under Student News, Top Stories

After a fatal car accident that rocked the Padua and Salesianum communities, Padua has seen the gradation of now alumna, Kelly Muschiatti. On March 11, 2016, Kelly Muschiatti, Tyler Brown, and John Kirsch were involved in a car accident in Middletown, DE that took the life of Brown and left Muschiat...

Teacher Profile: Mr. McAteer

Teacher Profile: Mr. McAteer

Dani F. '18, Reporter

December 28, 2017


Filed under People, Student News, Top Stories

Mr. McAteer, more commonly known as Mr. Mac, has the reputation of being a fun and exciting teacher both in and out of his classroom. He forms strong relationships with his students and becomes a mentor to many throughout their four years at Padua. Michael McAteer graduated from Lansdale Catholic High School in ...

Padua Practices Public Speaking

Padua Practices Public Speaking

Stella W. '19, Writer

December 16, 2017


Filed under Student News, Top Stories

Every year at Padua, students from all grade levels have the opportunity to sign up for clubs that interest them. This year, there was a new club on the list: public speaking. Run by Ms. Keefe and Ms. Sophrin, this club aims to improve the confidence and ability of all who are interested in public sp...

Midterm Preparation

Midterm Preparation

Meaghan O. '20, Writer

December 12, 2017


Filed under Opinion/Review, Student News

Midterms occur during a strenuous time, causing students to stress out. Although midterms may seem overwhelming at times, there are several things that students can do to start preparing now. Most importantly, don’t stress. Teachers will tell you this 100 times and eventually you’ll have to listen...

Midterms

Midterms

Meaghan O. '20, Reporter

December 10, 2017


Filed under Student News

In previous years at Padua, midterms have been after Christmas break. However, this year it was decided to have midterms before break. The new midterm schedule is based on blocks, not classes.  For example, the section of Spanish III that meets during Block A may have the midterm the first day, w...

Secret Santa Gifts That Won’t Break the Bank

Secret Santa Gifts That Won’t Break the Bank

Nicole O. '20, Writer

December 10, 2017


Filed under Student News

Secret Santa is a Christmas tradition for many people. This festive tradition often takes place between family members, coworkers, and friends around Christmas time. There are many ways people give their gifts, but the typical method involves picking a name out of a hat and purchasing a gift for the p...

Candy Gram Sales

Candy Gram Sales

Ava R. '19, Reporter

December 10, 2017


Filed under A&E, Student News, Top Stories

Christmas is just around the corner! It is a perfect time to reach out to those to show you care about them. From December 6th-13th, Candy Grams will be sold in the cafeteria during lunches for $1.00. Candy Gram sales have been a tradition within the Padua and Salesianum community for more than 25...

Tree Trim

Tree Trim

Olivia B. '21, reporter

December 10, 2017


Filed under Student News

The Tree Trim assembly is an annual Christmas tradition at Padua Academy, taking place this year on December 4th. During Tree Trim each homeroom representative puts a homemade  ornament on the Christmas tree, while the rest of the school sings Christmas Carols to get into the Christmas spirit. ...

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