Pandas in the Press

For October 1-October 15, 2020

 Dennis Leizear named one of Delaware Today's Top Teachers for 2020.
Dennis Leizear is a self-proclaimed news nerd. One of his earliest childhood memories is watching the nightly newscasts from his parents’ bedroom. While this love of reporting followed him into adulthood, he never thought he’d use his journalism degree...

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Mackenzie Sobczyk named to Under Armour's All-American Watchlist

Padua senior Mackenzie Sobczyk has been named by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) as an elite rising high school senior, recognized by the Under Armour All-America Watch List for 2020. The Under Armour All-America Watch List is for the top rising seniors who have received external recognition for their outstanding volleyball play. 

This November, the AVCA will announce 72 athletes as the 2020 Under Armour All-Americans. The 24 First Team selections will be notified and invited to participate in the Under Armour All-America High School Volleyball Match. The 2020 Under Armour All-America High School Match will be held on January 1, 2021 in Orlando, Florida. rankings: Preseason top runners in boys and girls cross country
In Division I, defending champion Judy McLaughlin of Padua rates as a solid favorite. The senior finished last year’s state meet more than 25 seconds ahead of the next-fastest returnee, Charter of Wilmington junior Maria Lombardi...

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Wilmington priest's magical kingdom near Hockessin reimagined as a public park

The dream project of a Wilmington priest, the Rev. Roberto Balducelli, seemed to end after his August 2013 death, 100 minutes before his 100th birthday.

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Serviam Girls Academy students, staff feeling at home after move to Wilmington

Padua Academy has provided dance coaches to Serviam in the past, and Tower Hill School has had volunteers help with the school’s enrichment program over the years. Both of those schools are now closer...

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Catholic school athletic directors tackle challenges with fall sports set to begin Sept. 28

Now that the state Board of Education has approved the decision to move ahead with fall sports, officials at the Catholic high schools in the Diocese of Wilmington are busy preparing for practices, which begin on Sept. 28, and games, the first of which can be played on Oct. 19...
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