Malvern Prep and Local Fire Companies Remember 9/11 with Memorial Service
The skies over Malvern were a clear blue on Monday morning, Sept. 19, evoking memories of a decade ago, when the blue skies over New York City turned black with smoke following the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. For Malvern Prep students, the morning of Sept. 19, 2011 was one of remembrance, as these young men who were boys between the ages of 4 and 8 on 9/11 took part in an annual memorial service organized by Rev. Dr. Joseph Oechsle, math teacher and member of the Norriton Volunteer Fire Company. READ MORE
Morning at Malvern Preview Day is Wednesday, October 12
Point Person: Andrea Barrar, Admissions Assistant – 484-595-1149
Do you know a young man who would benefit from a Malvern education? Please encourage him to come out for a campus visit! Morning at Malvern Preview Day will be held from 8:30 to 10:45 am on Wednesday, Oct. 12. Morning at Malvern provides a two-hour inside look at Malvern during the course of a regular school day for parents and their sons. The Admissions Office urges sons of alumni and brothers of current students to come to this early-in-the-year program. In addition to detailed information concerning priority consideration for qualified sons of alumni and brothers, Morning at Malvern includes classroom visits, tours of campus, and a question and answer session with faculty and students.
Drug/Alcohol Awareness Meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 27
Point Persons: David Cambridge, Dean of Students - 484-595-1150 or Ann Wuetig, Freshman Counselor - 484-595-1139
Please join us for a very special event that will take on Tuesday, September 27 at 7 p.m. in the Duffy Center. Mrs. Delp, a rehab nurse, will present “Don’t Put Your Head in the Sand.” This informative presentation includes a "hands-on exhibition" of drug paraphernalia and everyday things that kids use for drug activities. Typical hiding places, tell-tale signs, street names, words, and phrases: parents need to know about all of these things, and Debra will present them to us in a poignant and engaging way.
This event is mandatory for freshman parents and optional for the parents of sophomores, juniors and seniors.
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Meeting on Sept. 28
Point Person: William Mills, Head Athletic Trainer - 484-595-1144
There will be a Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) meeting for high school students (grades 9-12) on Wednesday, Sept. 28 during Break in the O’Neill Center. This meeting is intended to offer information about FCA and what it could do for you and your spiritual life.
Grade School Swim Meet Sunday, Oct. 29
Point Person: Paul Hornsleth, 484-595-1145
The Grade School Swim Meet is open to all boys in grades 4 through 8, and is a great opportunity for males swimmers to represent their school in the sport of swimming. Parents, help organize a team of students from your son’s grade school. For further information about the meet, please contact Paul Hornsleth 484-595-1145 or phornsleth@MalvernPrep.org
Delaware County Regional College Fair is Sept. 29
Point Person: Paul Simpson, Director of Counseling - 484-595-1138
Each year Penn State-Brandywine hosts the annual PACAC Delaware County Regional College Fair. It is a free event where roughly 140 colleges come together to provide information and answers to student and parent questions. This year the event takes place on Thursday September 29, from 6:30 to 8 pm on the Penn State University Brandywine Campus in Media. This fair has become the kickoff to the recruitment season in this area and is worthy of your attention. It is the perfect time for concerned sophomores and juniors, as well as anxious seniors, to develop some solid relationships with college representatives for the upcoming college process. Freshman Co-ed Christian Service Opportunity on Oct. 11
Point Person: Jim Fry, Director of Student Activities - 484-595-1166
Freshmen of Malvern Prep and Villa Maria Academy will team up for a Sandwich Patrol on Tuesday, oct. 11, from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. in the Villa Maria cafeteria. The goal is to make 400 brown-bagged lunches for the homeless, to be distributed via St. Francis in Philadelphia. Each homeroom will be asked to bring in a certain food item that will be used for the lunches. There is room for 40 freshman to take part in this opportunity. Those who are making the lunches will receive 2 hours towards Christian Service. A bus will transport the students to and from Malvern. Parents may pick up their sons at Malvern around 4:45 at the O’Neill Center. Here's what we need:
Homeroom 101: Large jar of peanut butter
Homeroom 102: Large jar of jelly
Homeroom 103: Loaf of white bread
Homeroom 104: Large bag of individual snack size bag of chips
Homerooms 105 and 106: 10-pack of juice (Capri-sun, Hi-C, etc.)
The freshman homerooms at Villa will be collecting similar items as well. We appreciate all of your support with this endeavor.
College Essay Writing Workshops for Seniors
College Essay Writing Workshops will be held on Thursday nights, Sept. 29, Oct. 6, 20 & 27, and Nov. 3, from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Library computer lab. Seniors are asked to email Mr. Bohannon by noon of that day to let him know that they will attend.
Homecoming Program Ads due October 1st
Point Person:Joy Pancoast, 484-595-1100
Homecoming is October 22
and is featuring our Inter-Ac football game against William Penn Charter School! Please consider submitting a page in our homecoming booklet highlighting your SENIOR, player, family, or business! Our Ad book form is attached
. Submissions should be sent or dropped off at the visitor center to Joy Pancoast by October 1, 2011. Go Friars!
Get involved in Malvern C.A.R.E.S. Walk on Sunday, Oct. 2
Point Person: Larry Legner, Director of Community Relations - 484-595-1163
Malvern Prep will be hosting our eleventh annual 5-Mile walk on Sunday, October 2, 2011.
The walk is called MALVERN C.A.R.E.S. which stands for Cancer & Aids Reach Everyone Somehow. We hope this outing will provide us an opportunity for all of our families to come together to help surpass our total of $25,500.00 from last year. Please see the attached letter
for more information. Sponsorship forms are available here
Global Exchange Program Meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 4
Point Person: Lida Rosle, Global Student Exchange Director - 484-595-1100 Ext. 3565
Malvern’s Global Exchange Program is in its fourth year and again we are looking for students interested in going abroad to Panama, Spain or Australia for a four-week period. So far, 54 students have participated and their experiences have been enriching, fun and life changing. We are also looking for families who would like to host a foreign exchange student from any of the three Augustinian schools we partner with.
There will be an informational night for interested parents and students on Tuesday, October 4, at 7 pm
in Choral Room 212, upstairs at the Duffy Center.
For additional information please visit www.malvernprep.org/global
. Please e-mail Lida Rosle at firstname.lastname@example.org
Malvern Rugby Meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 4
Point Person: Jack Foley, Rugby Coach - 610-405-4734
Interested in trying a new sport this spring? The Malvern Prep Rugby Team is holding an informational meeting about the 2012 Spring season on Tuesday, October 4, at 6:30pm. We will be discussing our spring tour to Wales as well as upcoming clinics. Rugby is open to any student in grades 9-12. Any questions please contact us at email@example.com
Fall Rugby on Wednesday NightsWin a trip for four to a Napa Valley Resort
Point Person: Jack Foley, Rugby Coach - 610-405-4734
The Rugby team is holding fall touch every Wednesday from 6:30-8pm at the stadium. For anyone interested in playing this spring that isn't involved in a fall sport this is a great opportunity to learn the game. If you have any questions please contact the coaches at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Point Person: Mike Treston, Director of Alumni Relations - 484-595-1112
Take your chances by purchasing raffle tickets at $100/each to win a trip for 4 to the luxurious Meadowood Napa Valley Resort in St. Helena, Ca. You will enjoy roundtrip coach airfare, a 4 day/3 night stay with two double occupancy rooms, private all day wine tour with chauffeur, two 60 min spa treatments and a complimentary dinner at the Meadowood Grill. The winner will be announce at the Alumni Golf Classic and Dinner on Monday, September 26. A maximum of 350 raffles will be sold for this trip that is valued at approximately $9,000. If you would like to purchase a raffle ticket please contact Mike Treston at email@example.com
Lawn Signs for the Open House and Scholarship & Entrance Exam Testing
Point Person: Andrea Barrar, 484-595-1149
We now have official Malvern Prep lawn signs announcing the date of our upcoming Open House and entrance exam testing on Sunday, October 30. For anyone willing to help us display a sign and promote this important school event, please see Andrea Barrar in the Admissions Office (Austin Hall) or Joy Pancoast in the Visitor Center during school hours. First come, first served. Thank you in advance for spreading the word to interested students and families! Any questions?- contact Andrea Barrar (firstname.lastname@example.org
or Joy Pancoast (email@example.com
Yearbook Picture Retake/Absentee Day- Wednesday, October 5
LAST CHANCE! If your son still needs to get his yearbook photo taken, please have him bring a collared shirt, tie and suit jacket on Wednesday, October 5. The photographers will be in the Squash courts in the O’Neill Center from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. You may access the order form online @ www.HJClix.com/order/4009977
or fill out an order form that day. You do not have to order photos to have one taken for the yearbook.
If you have any questions, please contact Andrea Barrar -firstname.lastname@example.org
or Christine Leonard- email@example.com
. Thank you.
Fall Baseball Clinic/Prospect Camp on Oct. 16
Point Person: Freddy Hilliard, Baseball Coach – 484-595-5767
Malvern Prep Head Baseball Coach Freddy Hilliard is proud to announce the date for this year’s fall baseball clinic/prospect camp. The clinic will be held at Malvern Preparatory School on the Varsity baseball field on Sunday, October 16, from noon to 4:00pm. (Any late registrants should arrive by 11:30am). The cost of the camp is $80. Participants will receive instruction from the Friars’ coaching staff along with current Malvern Varsity players and be given the opportunity to showcase their talents. Full details and a registration form are available here
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Malvern Prep 9/11 Memorial Service
CBS3 Eyewitness News - Sept. 19, 2011
Students in Chester County paused today to remember the victims of 9/11. VIEW VIDEO
9/11 Memorial Service at Malvern Preparatory School
6ABC Action News - Sept. 19, 2011
Ceremonies honoring those who died on 9/11 continued today, a week after the 10th anniversary of those attacks. VIEW VIDEO
VIDEO: Flag raised at Malvern Prep 9/11 ceremony
Dailylocal.com - September 19, 2011
Malvern Prepatory School held a memorial ceremony for the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2011 this morning on the school's campus. See video from the service by clicking here
Malvern Prep's 9/11 Memorial Took the Form of a Firefighter's Funeral Malvern Patch - September 21, 2011
For Malvern Prep students, the morning of Sept. 19, 2011 was one of remembrance, as these young men who were boys between the ages of 4 and 8 on 9/11 took part in an annual memorial service organized by Rev. Dr. Joseph Oechsle, math teacher and member of the Norriton Volunteer Fire Company. READ MORE
Malvern star picks Vermont
Philadelphia Daily News - September 16, 2011
THREE OF the colleges that made Brendan Kilpatrick's personal final four can be found in New England. Hmm, what have we here, a closet skier? READ MORE
Malvern Prep junior goalie Barrett commits to NCAA champion Virginia
Phillylacrosse.com - September 22, 2011
Malvern Prep junior goalie Matt Barrett has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at NCAA Division I champion Virginia. READ MORE
Big changes for Inter-Ac golf
Philadelphia Inquirer - September 18, 2011
The Inter-Academic League not only has switched its golf season from spring to fall but also has developed a new format for play that coaches expect will add a twist to the competition. READ MORE
VIDEO: Week 3 on tap in high school football
Daily Local News - September 16, 2011
Malvern Prep at Archbishop Carroll (D.C.): The Malvern defense shut out high powered Roman Catholic last week, 17-0. The home team is very big, but look for the Friars to control the line of scrimmage again. READ MORE
Malvern Prep 27, Arch. Carroll (D.C.) 17
Philadelphia Inquirer - September 18, 2011
Malvern Prep 27, Arch. Carroll (D.C.) 17 - Malvern (2-1) came back from Washington D.C. with a win against a Carroll (2-1) team that had allowed a total of just 16 points in its first two games. Tommy Rumer scored on a pair of 2-yard runs, sandwiched around TD dashes by Friars teammates P.J. Finley and Eric Pernell.
Main Line Media News - September 20, 2011
Malvern Prep defeated Friends' Central, 13-3, Tuesday. Starting goalie Adam Pinos recorded three shutout quarters, eight saves and four steals while the Malvern Prep defense had 16 steals. Mike Buysee and Eric Dresden each tallied three goals for the Friars. Malvern improved to 6-1 in non-league action.
Soccer: Malvern Prep 2, Hill School 0
Malvern Prep (4-1-0) travelled to the Hill School (4-2) on Wednesday, Sept. 21, and came home with a 2-0 win. Freshman Jason McLarney netted Malvern's initial goal on an assist from Josef Tingey, and Ian McLarney assisted the second goal by Melvin Snoh. Matt Greshoff posted his second shutout of the year ably assisted by Matt Narzikul, Ryan Bonner and Tripp Traynor across the back line.
Big matchups on tap after wild Week 3
Daily Local News - September 18, 2011
Good job by Malvern Prep boss Kevin Pellegrini and the Friars as they defeated a good Archbishop Carroll of D.C. squad. I think the Friars run the table now and take the Inter-Ac and end the season with just one loss. READ MORE
ESPNHS Top 25 Faceoff
ESPN High School continues its countdown to the ESPNHS 100 by breaking down the Top 25 players at each position. 12. P.J. Finley, Malvern Prep
(Malvern, Pa.), Notre DameREAD MORE
Student Handbook and Directory Changes
Please make the following changes to your 2011-2012 Student Handbook and Directory:
Phillips, William Henry (page 105) has a new address and phone number:
141 E. Trout Run Mews
Media, PA 19063
The street address for Connors, John Morgan (page 74) has changed to 242 Monument Avenue
Francis J. McGlynn, father of McGlynn, Connor Francis, has a new email address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please contact Frank Luzi, Director of Communications, at 484-595-1117 or email@example.com
with any Directory changes. It is important that the School has all of your up-to-date contact information, including e-mail addresses.
M.E.C.O. and Christian Service Weekend
Middle School Mixer
Alumni Golf Outing
9th Grade Mandatory Parent Drug/Alcohol Information Meeting
Speak Up Student Steering Committee Meeting
College Essay Writing Workshop for Seniors
Coffee with the Counselors
Middle School Campout
SAT at Malvern
Reception for New Parents
Student Council Induction Ceremony
For more information regarding The Malvern Weekly,
or to request postings to future publications of The Malvern Weekly,
please email Frank Luzi, Director of Communications, or call 484-595-1117.