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Could tensions between the US and Iran spark World War III? The internet and media seem to think so.

Could tensions between the US and Iran spark World War III? The internet and media seem to think so.

Mary M. '21, Reporter

January 21, 2020

On January 3, 2020, General Qasem Soleimani, the leader of Iran’s Quds Force, was killed by an airstrike ordered by President Donald Trump. Soleimani was seen as the second most powerful person in Iran, second only to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. He was in charge of Iran’s military. Although...

Reeling in “Ragtime”: What Goes Behind the Making of a Musical

Reeling in “Ragtime”: What Goes Behind the Making of a Musical

Maddie M. '23, Reporter

January 21, 2020

Reeling in “Ragtime”: What Goes Behind the Making of a Musical The annual Salesianum musical is setting the stage. Starting from February 28th to March 8th, the Salesianum production of Ragtime is going to knock your socks off! Ragtime tells the story of the underdog, showing the perspective...

Juggling a Part-Time Job With School

Juggling a Part-Time Job With School

Abigail C. '21, Reporter

December 16, 2019

Many students juggle their schoolwork and activities with part-time jobs. But, is entering the workforce helpful or harmful for a student? As a high schooler, there are many companies looking to hire part-time employees. Many students work as waiters, busers, hostesses, assistants, receptionists,...

Mamma Mia: Behind the Scenes

Mamma Mia: Behind the Scenes

Daryl F. '23, Reporter

December 9, 2019

Plays can be dated back to as early as the fifth century. From the very first years of drama, theater has been an iconic part of global history. A lot of times we appreciate the show itself, but how often do we think about the events leading up to it? What does it take to prepare such a massive produ...

Volleyball Victory

Volleyball Victory

Abigail C. '21, Reporter

November 20, 2019

After working hard all year, Padua’s Volleyball team won the DIAA volleyball championship against St. Marks High School. The game lasted four sets with scores of 25-16, 21-25, 25-18, 25-23. This victory did not come easily. Throughout the season, the team practiced six days a week, one of those days for ...

Dear Evan Hansen, Breaking Barriers

Dear Evan Hansen, Breaking Barriers

Megan D. '21, Reporter

November 19, 2019

Rating: 4.5 Stars   The Broadway hit musical Dear Evan Hansen has been on the stage since July 10, 2015. The current cast consists of Roman Banks, Alex Boniello, and Jared Goldsmith. The original cast of the musical consisted of Mike Faist, Rachel Bay Jones, and Emmy Award-winning star Ben ...

Essay Tips From Your English Teachers

Essay Tips From Your English Teachers

Abigail C. '21

November 13, 2019

Throughout high school, students write countless essays. But, what can you do to improve them? Padua English teachers share their tips on how to make your essay better. Padua works hard to make sure their students learn to write well-developed essays. “The whole program hopes to take a student wh...

Impeachment: What You Need To Know

Impeachment: What You Need To Know

Abigail C. '21, Reporter

November 12, 2019

  "The President, Vice President and all civil Officers of the United States, shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors.” -U.S. Constitution, Article II, Section 4 On September 24, a formal impeachment inquiry w...

Theatrical Talents Behind the Scenes

Theatrical Talents Behind the Scenes

Megan D. '21, Reporter

November 9, 2019

Salesianum School Theater (SST) hosts many different talented artists, especially in the production crew. The theater company is welcome to all students from Sallies, Padua, and Ursuline. These members use each other and their own talents to their advantage while working with stage crew.  Emery...

Plastic Bag Ban Coming to Delaware in 2021?

Plastic Bag Ban Coming to Delaware in 2021?

Anya B. '23, Reporter

November 1, 2019

     Plastic bags have been in our environment for years. In grocery stores, the mall, and even our oceans. Plastic bags for years have polluted the ocean and the environment. California, Hawaii, and New York have been the only states to ban plastic bags.      In 2016,...

Snickers Wants to Change the Date of Halloween

Snickers Wants to Change the Date of Halloween

Anya B. '23, Reporter

October 29, 2019

It’s that time of year again, Halloween. Halloween is a holiday where kids dress up and go door to door asking for candy or people get dressed in costumes and go to parties. Halloween lands on October 31st, or but will it forever? Snickers candy bar posted on Twitter July 26 saying, “A Thursday...

Double Trouble: Twins at Padua

Double Trouble: Twins at Padua

Abigail C. '21, Reporter

October 29, 2019

  Twins. They’re just like us- except there are two of them. But, how much do we really know about their lives? Padua has several twins, some that both go to school here and others that go to different schools. Meghan and Madison Wilhelm are identical twins who are Juniors here at Padua. Although Meghan w...

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