Mother’s Day Flower Memorial Donations Due – April 23
Point Person: Lisa Bell - email@example.com
Due to the popularity of the poinsettia memorials at Christmas, the Mothers’ Club is offering a Mother’s Day flower memorial to decorate the chapel and other buildings on campus for the Spring Arts Festival. These flowers will then be planted on campus. To help offset the cost of the flowering plants, donations of $7.50 in memory of a loved one are greatly appreciated. The names of those being honored will be displayed in the chapel during the month of May. If you’d like to contribute, please see attached flyer for more information.
Mothers’ Club Flower Sale Orders Due – April 23
Point Person: Robyn Anthony - 610-524-0603, firstname.lastname@example.org
Is spring ever going to arrive? It will, especially with the help of the beautiful flowers available to you in our annual Mothers’ Club Flower Sale. Keep in mind that delivery of our plants is only a week before Mother’s Day, and our hanging baskets make wonderful gifts. Flower pickup is on Friday, April 30, at Dougherty Hall. Pick-up will be between 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
All orders should be mailed in by April 23. Any unclaimed orders will be donated to the Garden Guild. Please see order form
for more information.
B.A.S.H. XXXVI – April 24
Point Person: Judith Campbell, B.A.S.H. Coordinator – 484-595-1180
B.A.S.H. is this Saturday, April 24th, and we need you to RSVP Today! Please support Malvern and the volunteers who have worked so hard by attending Malvern’s largest social fundraiser! We hope you will join us to check out the new Dinner Dance format. No dancing required … but you will want to when Chico’s Vibe hits the stage! Questions? Contact Judith at 484-595-1180 or email@example.com.
All of the Silent Auction Items are now on display in the O’Neill Center. Stop by today, Thursday, April 22 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and, or tomorrow, Friday, April 23 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. for the B.A.S.H. auction preview days to place an early bid!
Last night, B.A.S.H. hosted its first “Sip ’n Bid” Preview Party to great success! Thank you to Majestic Wine and Spirits for donating the bar for the evening and Drexelbrook Catering for sponsoring the hors d’oeuvres! Check out a few photos from the evening and catch a sneak peak at some of the items being offered in the Stewardship or Fundraising Events section of Photo Gallery.
In addition, don’t forget to purchase your Raffle Tickets
for your chance to win up $10,000!
6th Grade Practice Exam for 4th Graders and the 9th Grade Practice Exam for 7th Graders – April 24
Point Person: Andrea Barrar, Admissions Assistant – 484-595-1149
The 6th Grade Practice Exam for 4th Graders and the 9th Grade Practice Exam for 7th Graders will be held on Saturday, April 24 from 8:30 a.m. to noon in Carney Hall. Registration is required. Examination fee of $40 is payable at the door. Easy on-line registration for both exams: www.malvernprep.org/admissions or phone 484-595-1173.
Komen Race for the Cure - May 9 - Register by April 25!
Point Person: Larry Legner, Christian Service Director - 484-595-1163
Malvern has been touched over and over again by breast cancer. Show your support for your loved ones by joining the Malvern team for the Komen Race for the Cure this Mothers Day. If you and your family are thinking about walking this year, please register by April 25 to make sure your registration is counted to Malvern Preps’ entry in the high school team challenge. Malvern has won the award for the high school with the most participants four of the past five years. Let’s do it again this year! Please read the attached letter from Larry Legner for more information about how to register for this worthwhile event.
Middle School Yearbook Orders Accepted - April 26th
Point Person: Christa Amos, Middle School Yearbook Co-Moderator - 484-595-1157
Attention Middle School Families:
The Middle schoo yearbook is complete and read to print. The committee has worked hard to capture all the great moments of the year. Orders are being accepted through Friday, April 30th. We cannot accept orders beyond this date due to our production schedule. Download an order form
and submit it with payment to Ms. Masino. Books will be delivered the last week in May.
Spring Arts Festival – April 27-29
Point Person: Jackie White, Director of the Arts - 484-595-1184
Malvern’s artists will be in top form as they are showcase their many talents at the Spring Arts Festival, which runs from April 27 to April 29. Make it a point to stop by the Duffy Arts Center one of these evenings!
• Visual Art Show – April 27 – 7:00 p.m.
• Chorus Concerts – April 28 – 7:00 p.m.
• Band Concerts – April 29 – 7:00 p.m.
Lost and Found – April 28
Point Person: Mary Pinos – firstname.lastname@example.org
During all lunch periods on Wednesday, April 28, the Mothers' Club will have all of the Lost and Found Items from the year organized and ready to be found by their owners. Remind your sons to stop by Stewart Hall to claim their missing items!
Market Day – Special Schedule – 2:00 p.m. Dismissal – April 30
Point Person: Nicole Cirone, Director of Diversity – 484-595-5766
Students will be showing off their Explore, Experience and Serve year-long projects at this year’s Market Day from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the O’Neill Center. Students will get a chance to share what they have learned during their EES investigations with the Malvern Community, with a little food and entertainment mixed in! Dismissal is at 2:00 p.m.
Mothers’ Club Flower Sale Pick-Up – April 30
Point Person: Robyn Anthony - 610-524-0603, email@example.com
Flower pick-up is on Friday, April 30, at Dougherty Hall between 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Alumni Reunion Weekend – April 30 – May 1
Point Person: Carrie Snyder, Assistant Director of Development – 484-595-1115
Reconnect with Malvern and your classmates the weekend of April 30 and May 1. Don't miss a great weekend to visit with fellow classmates as well as mingle with alumni from other reunion years. Come back to Malvern and see all the changes since you've graduated! Please visit http://alumni.malvernprep.org for details.
8th Grade Mother-Son Retreat – May 2
Point Person: Mary Schreiner, Middle School Teacher and Guidance Counselor - 484-595-5764
The 8th Grade Mother Son Retreat will take place at St. Joseph in the Hills Retreat House on Sunday, May 2 at 5:00 p.m. to Monday, May 3 at 8:30 a.m. Invitations have been sent to each mom and her son. If you are interested, but do not have the invitation, please contact Mary Schreiner or Maureen Logue. This retreat is for 8th grade students and their moms. Father Thomas Meehan, O.S.A. will be the facilitator of this retreat, and we look forward to a great turnout.
Spring Instrument Drive – May 3-21
Point Person: Jonathan Springer, Middle School Music Teacher – 484-595-1100x3523
Let’s not miss out on the next Mozart because of the cost. Let’s give every child the opportunity to learn and enjoy God’s wonderful gift of music! While spring-cleaning, please look in your attic, basements and storage spaces for unused instruments that are collecting dust. Your generous donation will go to candidates and schools that are in need. Please see the attached flyer for more information.
National Junior Honor Society Induction – May 4
Point Person: Sally Kelly, English Teacher – 484-595-1100x3515
The Malvern Middle School National Junior Honor Society will be inducting its new members on Tuesday, May 4 at 8:25 a.m. in the Duffy Arts Center. Parents are welcome and encouraged to attend.
Mothers’ Club NYC Trip to See Billy Elliot – May 5
Point Person: Amy Sherman, firstname.lastname@example.org
Please join the Mothers’ Club bus trip to New York City to see the Tony winning musical Billy Elliott on Wednesday May 5. Tickets reserved on a first-come basis. Cost $180. Please make checks payable to Malvern Prep Mothers’ Club. Bus transportation to and from New York is included. Please submit to Amy Sherman, 606 S. Speakman Lane, West Chester, PA 19380. Any questions feel free to contact Amy at email@example.com. Tickets are still available! Please see the attached reservation form for more information. Alumni Mothers are welcome!
Excursion to Italy-Summer 2011 – Meeting on May 5
Point Person: Bill Petaccio, Theology Teacher – 484-595-1100x3522
From June 21, 2011, through June 29, 2011, Bill Petaccio (Theology teacher) and Mike Cheatle (Latin teacher) will be leading a group of presently enrolled freshmen and sophomores to Italy. There will be an information meeting on Wednesday May 5 at 7:00 p.m. in Stewart Hall. The group will be visiting Florence, Siena, Cortona and Perugia, the Tuscan region, Pompeii, Capri, Rome and the Vatican, among other places. This tour will be run by NETC, a world leader in student travel and a bilingual tour guide will be with our group at all times. Please see the attached flyer for more information.
Moms in Touch Prayer Group – May 5
Point Person: Maggie McHugh - firstname.lastname@example.org
The Malvern "Moms in Touch" prayer group will meet on Wednesday May 5 at 9:00 a.m. in Our Mother of Good Counsel Chapel. A prayer request box is available in the chapel. All moms are welcome.
Mothers' Club Meeting Minutes – Last Meeting and Luncheon May 6
Point Person: Roberta Olah, Mothers' Club President, email@example.com
The minutes from the meeting of the Malvern Prep Mothers' Club on March 4 are now available here on the club web page. Please note, you must login to see the meeting minutes. The Mothers’ Club will be holding its last meeting of the year on May 6, beginning with a luncheon at noon in Austin Hall. All moms are invited to attend. Please RSVP to Chris Tiberi at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fathers’ Club Meeting – May 6
Point Person: Don Avellino, Fathers’ Club President – email@example.com
The final Fathers’ Club Meeting of the year will be held Fathers’ Club Meeting on Thursday, May 6 at 6:15 p.m. in Stewart Hall. Dinner and refreshments will be provided. The Club will be holding elections for next year’s officers and are looking for nominations. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in serving as an officer next year.
Malvern-Notre Dame Spring Choral Concert – May 7
Point Person: Ed Liga, Chorus Director - 484-595-5204
The Malvern Men’s Chorus and the Notre Dame Women’s Chorale will present Steve Dobrogosz’s Mass on Friday, May 7 at 7:00 p.m. in the Duffy Arts Center. Admission is free and open to the public. Written in 1992, Mass is Dobrogosz’s first major choral work, and has been performed in over 30 countries. Celebrate spring’s awakening with Mass at Malvern! More information on Dobrogosz can be found at www.dobrogosz.com.
Malvern Prep Custom Blankets Now Available! - Orders Due May 12
Point Person: Nancy Gustits, Director of Purchasing – 484-595-1125
Perfect timing for GRADUATION! The Campus Store is pleased to announce that we are currently placing orders for our new custom made blankets. The blankets are 100% cotton, completely washable and made in the USA. The blanket size 4’ X 5’ and it weighs four pounds. Visit the Campus Store to see a sample of these well made blankets.
Personalization is available. Click here to download an order form. All orders MUST be placed by no later than FRIDAY May 12th for delivery by graduation! You may pay by cash in store, check, credit card or from your son’s student debit card. Checks should be payable to Malvern Prep. The Campus Store will contact you when they arrive approximately two weeks after the order is placed. You may also call with the order at 484-595-1125.
Malvern Preparatory School Honor Roll
Third Quarter 2009-2010
Malvern Preparatory School is pleased to announce its Honor Roll students for the third quarter. At the end of each quarter, Malvern Prep recognizes students who are excelling academically. Students attaining Distinguished Honors received a 4.0 G.P.A. or better. First Honors is awarded to students receiving a 3.5 to 3.99 G.P.A., and Second Honors is awarded to students receiving a 3.0 to 3.49 G.P.A. No student may receive honors with a B- or lower in any course. Please click here for the Third Quarter Honor Roll.
Town Hall Meeting Video and Recap Available Online
Point Person: Jim Stewart, President – 484-595-1107
On February 3, nearly 100 Malvern parents, faculty and staff, and trustees participated in the School’s Town Hall Meeting. The program opened with a brief financial overview of the coming year, and then the floor was opened for a dialog among the community regarding the school policies, news, events and most importantly, the Malvern student experience. Please visit www.malvernprep.org/thm2010 to view the video segments and a brief recap of this meeting. Please note, this page is password-protected. Your login information is located at the top-right corner of the Malvern Weekly. We apologize for the delay in posting this information because of technical difficulties with the video.
Thank you from Father Gus Esposito, O.S.A.
April 22, 2010
Fr. Gus Esposito, O.S.A. would like to express his gratitude for the cards, gifts, many prayers and kindnesses from the Malvern community during my recovery from surgery. Thank you for your outreach and support!
All-Main Line wrestling squad features wealth of area talent
Main Line Suburban Life - April 22, 2010
Jimmy Stowell, Malvern Prep - Sophomore 125-pounder finished with a 38-2 record, ... Joe DiTrolio, Malvern Prep - Senior heavyweight posted a 31-4 record, ...
High school stars in the Penn Relays
Philadelphia Inquirer – April 22, 2010
... crown against a field that includes Haverford School senior Tom Hopkins, Malvern Prep junior Rich D'Ambrosio, and Pennridge senior Steve Eister. ...
Baseball 7, Monsignor Bonner 6
April 21, 2010
Drew Hayes had three hits including one double, Chris O’Brien had two RBI and Ty Young had two hits and scored two runs to lead the Friars.
Golf 228, Germantown Academy 248
April 21, 2010
The Friars score a solid Inter-Ac win.
Malvern Prep stuns Haverford School, 9-7, behind O’Connell, Kennedy, Jackson
Phillylacrosse.com – April 20, 2010
Mark Jackson scored three goals, Mike Dougherty added two, Andrew O’Connell sparkled in the goal with 15 saves and Drew Kennedy played a key role at the face-off as visiting Malvern Prep stunned Haverford School, 9-7, today in Inter-Ac League boys’ lacrosse …
Track and Field 73, Episcopal Academy 44
Track and Field 70, Chestnut Hill Academy 52
April 20, 2010
Wallace Spencer was a triple-winner, taking first place in the 110-meter hurdles, the 100-meter dash and the 300-meter hurdles to lead the Friars to two victories in the Inter-Ac tri-meet. Brian Leonard took first place in the 400-meter dash and anchored the winning 4x400-meter relay, teaming with John Malick, Ryan Fulmer and Jamie Gentile. Other Malvern winners were Rich D’Ambrosio in the long jump and Mike Bolte in the high jump.
Haverford 1, Baseball 0 (8 innings)
April 20, 2010
Shawn O’Keefe threw four and two-thirds shutout inning with five strikeouts.
Malvern Rowing Completes Successful, Busy Weekend of Racing – Wins Horvat Trophy for Most Points at Manny Flicks
April 18, 2010
Malvern Rowing had a successful and busy weekend. The team raced Friday evening and Saturday at Mercer, N.J. at the Interscholastic Sculling Championships in difficult water conditions. Malvern won the Light Double, Varsity Double, Junior Double, and Junior Quad, finishing second in the Varsity Octople and Varsity Quad, losing to a strong club team from New Canaan, Conn. Photos can be viewed here.
Malvern Rowers competed on Sunday at the 5th and final Manny Flick Regatta in Philadelphia. Malvern won the Novice Quad, Varsity Light Double, both heats of the Varsity Heavy Double, and the Varsity Quad, winning over Roman Catholic. Malvern finished second in the Junior Single and Junior Double. With this success, Malvern secured the 2010 Horvat Trophy for most sculling points at the Manny Flick races. Malvern finished second in 2009. Full results can be found here.
Episcopal runs past Malvern in lacrosse
Philadelphia Inquirer – April 17, 2010
Malvern Prep fell to 5-4 and 0-2, having lost to Penn Charter, 9-8, ... But Malvern Prep burst back with three goals in the next six minutes, ...
Calvert Hall 6, Baseball 5 (12 innings)
April 17, 2010
Ed Ravert drove in Ty Young with a double in the bottom of the eighth to tie the game, but the Friars lost in 12 to the Maryland squad. Joe Lubanski and Sean Walsh had home runs for Malvern.
Episcopal 7, Tennis 0
April 17, 2010
Malvern put up a fight but lost to one of the tops teams in the area. Malvern’s varsity squad consisted of: Leonard Olsen, Henry Smith, Ian McClarney, Nick Zaminski, Ryan Bradley, Conor Bradley, Chris Conway, John Moran, Jack Buckley and Ian Kelleher.
Baseball 9, Episcopal 0
April 16, 2010
Chris O’Brien struck out six with no walks and one hit in five innings, and Ty Young had an RBI triple to lead the Friars. Nick Bateman added and RBI double.
Malvern Students and Parents Compete in Charity Run
April 17, 2010
Several Malvern students and parents competed in the annual Sunflower 5K Run this past Saturday in Ridley Creek State Park. The race is held in memory of Aimee Willard, a 1992 graduate of the Academy of Notre Dame de Namur, who was murdered in 1996. Proceeds from the run benefitted the Academy of Notre Dame Aimee Willard '92 Scholarship Fund. Paul Stockett '13 and Christian Dambly '13 finished first and second in their age group. Other members of the Malvern community that participated in this event were Mark Dambly, P'13, and Roe and Mark Molloy, P'12'16, Christopher Molloy '16 and Danielle Molloy.
- Friars’ Resale Shop Open – May 11
- Middle School Summer Reading Book Sale – May 10-28
- Senior Tribute – May 17
- Senior Service Projects – May 17-28
- Del’s Groove Haitian Benefit Concert – May 22
- Memorial Day – No Classes – May 31
- Mother-Senior Mass and Dinner – June 1
- Senior-Parent Awards Breakfast – June 2
- Eighth Grade Advancement – June 2
- Class of 2010 Graduation – June 3
- Rev. David J. Duffy O.S.A. Memorial Golf Invitational – June 8 Visit www.malvernprep.org/golf for more information.
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