There is still time to register for Jump Start
Point Person: Sally Kelly, Program Director - firstname.lastname@example.org
Are you looking for a way to ease back into the academic groove after a fun summer vacation? Then Jump Start
is for you. Malvern will conduct the academic half-day program on August 16, 17 and 18 to ease students into the coming academic routine. Socialize, orient yourself to Malvern, and "Jump Start" the brain for a successful school year. Areas of study include Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Writing, Beginning Language, Reading, Study Skills and Art.
Who would benefit from this 6th through 10th grade co-ed program? Any student who seeks an advantage in beginning the school year with powerful study and performance skills will. Because there are no tests, no homework, and no dress code, the atmosphere is relaxed. Time moves quickly and students surprise themselves and enjoy the experience.
Jump Start is held Tuesday, Aug. 16
, Wednesday, Aug. 17
, and Thursday, Aug. 18
from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Program fee is $135. Visit our website for details
or to register online
. For more information, contact Sally Kelly, 610-574-7481 or email@example.com
Special Schedules for Aug. 31 and Sept. 6
Schedules have been set for the First Day of School
on Wednesday, August 31, and theBrotherhood Ceremony
on Tuesday, September 6. Please note that Thursday, September 1 is an “A” schedule.
Message to Senior Parents
Point Person: Melinda Dresden - 484-595-1108
Attention senior parents: In your Back to School mailing, you received a form for school pictures. Please disregard this handout, which should not have been included in the mailing to the seniors as they have already had their senior portraits taken.
Christian Service notice to parents of 10th and 11th grade students
Point Person: Larry Legner, Director of Christian Service – 484-595-1163
The Christian Service groups for 10th Grade
and 11th Grade
are set for this upcoming year. Please read the attached information concerning your son and the service for 10th
grades. Also, please check the group list (10th grade list
and 11th grade list
) for his grade. It is very important that you make sure he is available to go away to either St. Augustine’s (10th grade) or Urban Challenge (11th grade). Space is limited at each location so please let me know now
if he needs to change his group. No changes will be made after August 31st.
College Application Essay Writing Workshop moved to Aug. 22
Point Person: Tim Dougherty - 484-595-1100, x3561
Attention Seniors: The College Application Essay Writing Workshop scheduled for Tuesday, August 23 has been moved to Monday, August 22 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. in Tolentine Hall Lab.
Be the First to own the Latest in Sports Technology, as Malvern Unveils New Product at Aug. 26 Book Sale
ViewSPORT™ sweat activated technology will be premiering at Malvern Prep at the book sale on Friday, August 26. Start your workout with a dry Malvern athletic shirt. Push yourself to the next level. Sweat and see results through the appearance of the previously invisible school logo on the back of your shirt. Click here
for more details.
Fall SAT/PSAT Practice Tests
Point Person: Steven Valyo, Upper School Dean - 484-595-1155
This fall, Malvern will again offer the opportunity for students to take practice tests and review some strategies for the PSAT/SAT to be given in the coming months.
These sessions will take place on three consecutive Saturdays, September 10, 17, and 24, from 8:30-10:00 a.m. and 10:10-11:40 a.m. Students can take Verbal, Math, or both sessions. The REAL SAT is given on Saturday, October 1, and the REAL PSAT (for Juniors and Sophomores) on Wednesday, October 12. SENIORS MUST REGISTER SEPARATELY FOR THIS OCTOBER SAT! SOPHOMORES AND JUNIORS WILL ALREADY BE REGISTERED TO TAKE THE PSAT AT MALVERN ON OCTOBER 12.
Price for the total of four sessions is $37.50 for Verbal, $37.50 for Math, and $75 for both (Checks payable to “Malvern Prep”). If you are interested in these sessions, please either pre-register on-line or by submitting the registration form
along with your check for $50.00 or $100.00 to Mr. Valyo or Mr. Roper before Saturday, September 11.
Golf Tryouts begin August 29
Point Person: Gary Duda, Golf Coach - 484-595-1100 x 3510
Varsity and JV golf tryouts will take place on Monday, Aug. 29, Wednesday, Aug. 31 and Thursday, Sept. 1 at 3:15 p.m. at White Manor Country Club in Malvern. If you have any questions regarding golf and tryouts, please email Gary Duda (Varsity Coach) firstname.lastname@example.org
or Joe Redican (JV Coach) at email@example.com
JV Ice Hockey Needs Coaches
Point Person: Kurt Ruch, Athletic Director - 484-595-1141
Malvern Prep is looking for JV Ice Hockey coaches. Prior experience preferred in coaching hockey. If interested please contact the Athletic Office at 484-595-1144.Robotics Team to compete at Battle O' Baltimore Aug. 13
Malvern Prep's Robotics Team will be competing in the fifth annual Battle O' Baltimore robotics competition on Saturday, August 13, at Woodlawn High School in Baltimore, MD. The Battle is one of the premiere off-season robotics competitions on the East Coast. Directions will be provided. Visit www.battleobaltimore.com
for more details about the event.
NAIS President Pat Bassett to address Malvern parents on Tuesday, Aug. 30
One of the leading voices in education will address Malvern Prep parents at a special evening meeting to start the 2011-2012 school year. Patrick F. Bassett, president of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), will be a guest speaker in the Duffy Center on Tuesday, Aug. 30, at 7 p.m. READ MORE
2011-2012 Academic Year Calendar Updates and Opening of School Events Calendar
Schedules for fall sports practices and/or try outs
Point Person: Kurt Ruch, Athletic Director - 484-595-1141
All final practice schedules for fall sports will be posted after July 1 onwww.malvernprep.org
under “athletics” as well as on www.highschoolsports.net
. These websites are updated on a daily basis when cancellations and postponements occur. Please refer to the sites often throughout the season for the most up-to-date athletic calendar for all sport programs at Malvern Prep. For details on other important dates, please see this letter
Global Exchange Program: Interested in Going Abroad or Hosting?
Point Person: Aleida (Lida) Rosle – 484-595-1100 x 3565
In preparation for our fourth year with our Global Student Exchange Program, we are encouraging interested students and parents to participate by going abroad or acting as a host family. Again we will partner with schools in Spain, Panama and Australia. The stay is for four weeks. Students can apply if they are between 15 and 18 years old at the time of the exchange. If you are interested in being considered for the program, please contact Mrs. Rosle as soon as possible. Also, if you are interested in hosting a student next school year, please indicate this as well. Visit www.malvernprep.org/global
for information on the schools. At the end of this summer, we will have had 50 students that have completed the program.
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Malvern Prep Teacher Profiled by Sports Illustrated
Malvern Patch - Aug. 8, 2011
Chic Kelly, a quadriplegic for 23 years, is hoping to receive a bump in his insurance payments to match his growing needs. READ MORE
US Team Trials: One Last Shot for Bled
row2k.com - Aug. 4, 2011
That quad is coached by Malvern Prep's Craig Hoffman, who knows a thing or two about fast quads... READ MORE
Men’s recruit: Malvern Prep rising junior midfielder Carlini commits to Johns Hopkins
Phillylacrosse.com - Aug. 4, 2011
Malvern Prep rising junior midfielder Joey Carlini has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Johns Hopkins University. Carlini helped the Friars place second in the Inter-Ac League and reach the finals of the Inter-Ac Invitational in 2011. He plays club lacrosse for the Dukes’ L.C. and also plays varsity football and basketball at Malvern Prep. READ MORE
Men’s recruit: Malvern Prep rising senior midfielder McArdle commits to Quinnipiac
Phillylacrosse.com - Aug. 3, 2011
Malvern Prep rising senior midfielder Fran McArdle has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Quinnipiac University. McArdle helped Malvern Prep (14-6) finish second in the Inter-Ac League and reach the finals of the Inter-Ac Invitational. READ MORE
Fall Sports Begin
College Essay Writing Workshop for Seniors, 6-7:30 pm
10th & 11th Grade Transfer Student Orientation
Registration for Grades 6-12 - O'Neill Center, 8 am-3 pm
8am- 6th Grade (Campus Store)
9am- 7th Grade (Campus Store)
10am- 8th Grade (Campus Store)
8am- 9am- 10th Grade (Dining Hall)
9am-11am- 9th Grade (Dining Hall)
11am-1pm- High School Sports Teams and On Campus Activities (Dining Hall)
1pm-2pm - 11th and 12th Grades (Dining Hall)
Book Sale Open to Entire School from 4-7 pm
Middle School & 9th Grade Registration and Picnic
Evening Parent Meeting with guest speaker Pat Bassett
Campus Store Open to Entire School from 4-7 pm
Opening Mass and First Day of Classes
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or to request postings to future publications of The Malvern Weekly,
please email Frank Luzi, Director of Communications, or call 484-595-1117.