||The Malvern Weekly - May 23, 2013
Memorial Day - NO CLASSES – Monday, May 27
New Tuition Payment Plan Options for 2013-14
Point Person: Ted Caniglia
To provide families with more tuition payment options, Malvern Prep has entered into an arrangement with Higher Education Services, Inc. (HES) to collect our tuition and fees. Learn about the HES program.
Malvern Rowing Boat Dedication to Frank Ryan – Sunday, June 2
Point Person: Craig Hoffman
The Malvern community is invited to a special boat dedication on Sunday, June 2 at 11:00 a.m. at the Rowing team warehouse at 601 Washington St. in Conshohocken. A new double scull will be christened the "Frank Ryan" in honor of Frank's dedication to Malvern Rowing. Please see the attached invitation for more information.
Senior/Parent Awards Breakfast RSVP Due – Friday, May 24
Point Person: Laura Miele
If you have not yet sent in your reply for the Senior/Parent Awards Breakfast on June 5, please contact Laura Miele, 484-595-1164, by tomorrow, Friday, May 24.
Class of 2013 Blankets Orders Due – Friday, May 24
Point Person: Nancy Gustitis
Perfect timing for GRADUATION:
new custom made blankets! Stop by the Campus Store to see a sample or drop off your order form
. You may also call us with your order at 484-595-1125. All orders MUST be placed no later than Friday, May 24
. You may pay by cash, check, credit card or from your son’s student debit card. We will contact you when they arrive approximately two weeks after the order is placed. Visit our website to shop for other great graduation gift ideas!
Class of 2013 Gifts of Gratitude – Deadline Extended to Tuesday, May 28
Point Person: Alexandra Merrick
Seniors - show those who have touched your life at Malvern that they have made an impact on your Malvern experience. Each time you make a gift of $20.13 to the Senior Gift Campaign, you will have the opportunity to thank a teacher, family member, coach, administrator, scholarship provider or friend. Those you acknowledge will receive a special card that informs them that a gift was made to Malvern Prep in their honor, and your gifts will be listed in the Commencement booklet and in our annual report of giving. Please see the attached letter for more information.
Senior Class Trip to Six Flags – Wednesday, May 29Point Person: Jim Fry
The Senior Class Trip to Six Flags Great Adventure is a way to celebrate as a class their many accomplishments over the last few years. This is an optional trip for any member of the Malvern Prep senior class, but advanced payment and signed permission form
are required to allow your son to go to Six Flags. You will find details of the trip here
. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Dr. Fry
Year-End Transportation – May 28 - June 4Point Person: Joy Pancoast
Malvern Prep dismisses early beginning May 28 through June 4. All of our busing districts will continue to bring students to school but vary in providing early dismissal departure transportation. Please check the attached list
for your son’s school district. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact Joy Pancoast
. You may also wish to talk to your bus driver, especially if you decide not to use the buses during early dismissals. School Lunch Accounts – Autofunding to be Paused for Summer
Point Person: Tom Gray
All seniors who are registered with MyKidsSpending.com
and have opted to have their accounts automatically credited, or autofunded, will have this feature removed on May 28. All remaining students who have their accounts automatically credited will have this feature paused for the summer on June 3. This feature will be turned back on August 26, a week ahead of classes. You can also turn off this feature by going toMyKidsSpending.com
and modifying your account. If you have any questions, please contact Tom Gray
, Director of Dining Services, at 484-595-1175.
Class of 2014 - Yearbook Update – Pose Selections Due Friday, May 31
Point Persons: Andrea Barrar and Chrissy Leonard
Technical Difficulty Alert - shop.prestigeportraits.com
is experiencing a technical difficulty when selecting the two required yearbook poses. The site will allow only one selection, even though two yearbook pose selections are required: Tuxedo and Cap and Gown (cap on head, tan background). Instead of selecting online, please forward your yearbook pose selections to firstname.lastname@example.org
or call the Customer Service Group at 1-800-724-6440. Please complete your selections by Friday, May 31.
Middle School Yearbook Orders Now Being Taken
Point Person: Rob Buscaglia
Orders for the 2012-2013 Middle School yearbook are now being taken. This yearbook, which is exclusively for and about the Middle School, is a 32-page living history of the 2012-2013 Middle School year at Malvern Prep. Through the theme of Connections
, the yearbook captures all of the memories, friendships, events, sports and activities that defined the Malvern Prep Middle School experience this year. Each book costs $35. Limited quantities are available. Orders will be taken on a first come, first serve basis. Order forms are available in Room 24 of Good Counsel Hall. Please see or contact Mr. Buscaglia
Middle School Summer Reading Book Sale – Through Friday, May 31
Point Person: Liz Driscoll
The Middle School Summer Reading Book Sale runs through May 31. The books are available for purchase in the Library. The 2013 Summer Reading List and Order Form is available here.
Instead of traveling from bookstore to bookstore searching for your son’s summer reading, order his books from Malvern Prep well before summer vacation begins - a time-saving and hassle-free way to get the books your son needs!Heart Screening – Saturday, June 1Point Person: Kit McGettigan
A free heart screening for students 5 - 19 years of age will take place on Saturday, June 1 at Downingtown West High School, 445 Manor Avenue, Downingtown, Pa. The screening is administered by the Cardiology Team from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the findings will be shared with you and also become part of a research project to support the hypothesis that screening the hearts of children is affordable, practical and saves lives. In order for your child to participate in this screening, a parent or legal guardian must be present. Find further information and register here
. Registration is required and will close May 30, 2013, at midnight.
Class of 2016 Summer Theology Reading – Purchase Book by Wednesday, June 5
Point Person: Nancy Gustitis
All current 9th grade students are required by the Theology Department to read the book Son of Tears
during the summer between 9th and 10th grades. This book is not readily available in stores or online, but may be purchased in the Campus Store for $6.00 through June 5.Summer Strength and Conditioning – June 10 - August 15Point Person: Erik Miller
The Strength & Conditioning Center
will be open from June 10 to August 15. Erik Miller will be running free strength training sessions for 9th – 12th grade students and alumni. Workouts will be held Monday, Tuesday and Thursday with sessions at 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. There is no need to sign up, just show up ready to go. Note: the Strength Center will be closed June 17, 18 and 20.
Don’t Miss Out! Register for Malvern’s Summer Programs Today!
Malvern Prep’s popular co-ed summer programs include a wide variety of academic classes (credit and non-credit courses), Mandarin and Spanish immersion programs, sports camps and a theater program! Check out all of our offerings, including our exciting new S.T.E.A.M. program
and register online today
!Penn State Summer Reading ProgramsPoint Person: Mary Schreiner
Looking for an opportunity to improve your child’s reading? Test taking skills? Study skills? Penn State might be the answer! Penn State’s Institute of Reading Development is offering Summer Reading Programs for students of all ages. More information is available at psu.readingprograms.org
. You may also contact your son’s counselor for more information.
My Turn to Drive School – June 17-28
Point Person: Joe Redican
Malvern has partnered with My Turn to Drive School to provide Driver Education classroom instruction for students during the summer semester. The theory course will consist of approximately 10 classroom sessions of instruction in defensive driving practices and techniques covering various types of driving environments. Please see the attached letter and enrollment form
for more information.Malvern Rowing Summer Sculling CampPoint Person: Craig Hoffman
Join members of Malvern Rowing and learn to row and/or improve your technique at Coach Hoffman's Summer Sculling Camp in Conshohocken. The camp will be held June 24 to June 28 and for the weeks beginning August 5, 12, 19 and 26
. Open to grades 7 and above. Sign up for one or all of the sessions. Details and registration can be found online through the 601 Washington Street Sculling Camp
Malvern Prep Team and Youth Lacrosse Camps
Point Person: Todd MacFarlane
The Malvern Prep Lacrosse coaching staff will be conducting two team camps this summer: June 24-27 (Monday-Thursday) and July 8-10 (Monday-Wednesday
); 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. for both weeks. The camp is open to all returning and incoming Upper School lacrosse players. While not mandatory, participation is highly encouraged. Please contact Coach MacFarlane
for details and to sign up. You must bring signed medication, emergency and waiver forms
to participate. In addition, Malvern offers a Youth Lacrosse Camp for boys ages 7-14, July 15-18.
Malvern Baseball Camp – July 29 - August 1
Point Person: Fred Hilliard
Coach Hilliard is conducting a Summer Baseball Camp July 29 to August 1. Details and registration can be found online through the All Star Baseball Academy
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We hope you enjoy this new service, with which you can view and download full-size images for free. New this week: Spring Arts Festival, NJHS and Grandparents Day!Malvern Welcomes Alumnus and Trustee as Commencement Speaker May 23, 2013
Malvern Preparatory School is honored to announce that J. Michael Riordan, Malvern Class of 1973, member of the Board of Trustees and partner with McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter, LLP, will give the Commencement Address at the School's 87th Commencement on June 6. READ MORENational Junior Honor Society Inducts New MembersMay 22, 2013
Malvern Preparatory School is delighted to announce the induction of 15 new members into the Friar Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society. These 7th and 8th graders pledged to uphold the ideals of the society, character, scholarship, leadership and service, at their induction ceremony on Monday, May 6 in the Duffy Arts Center. READ MORECollege Athletics on the Horizon for Malvern Seniors May 23, 2013
Malvern Prep has a tradition of sending many of its student-athletes to play at the collegiate level. This year is no different, with 33 members of the Class of 2013, nearly 30 percent of the class, planning to continue their athletic careers in college. READ MORE
Malvern Prep comes through at Stotesbury Regatta
The Malvern Prep crew team had a good day at the Stotesbury Regatta. Malvern rowers won the Varsity Quad (Jim Sincavage, Alex Stoczko, Chris White, Chris Frey), finished third in the Varsity Light Double (JP Clark and Jimmy McManus), and fifth in the Varsity Heavy Double (Chris Mudrick and Jackson Connor) against many of the best scholastic rowers in the United States and Canada. Malvern races next May 23-25 at the Scholastic National Rowing Championships in
Camden, N.J.Three Friars to Compete in Valor BowlMay 23, 2013
Malvern seniors Joseph Barrett, Billy Ford and Eric Purnell will be participating in the 15th Annual Valor Bowl on Wednesday, May 29 starting at 7:15 p.m. at Teamer Field on the campus of Conestoga Senior High School. The Valor Bowl
is an all-star game showcasing the best senior football players from Chester County. Over the last 12 years, the Valor Bowl has raised more than $400,000 for Special Olympics.
Lacrosse Falls in Invitational FinalPhilly.com - May 23, 2013
Haverford upset the Friars 13-11 in the championship of the Inter-Ac Invitational Tournament. Malvern won the regular season title and finished the year 18-2. READ MORE
Malvern Prep lacrosse team advances to Inter-Ac Invitational finalMain Line Media News - May 21, 2013
Malvern Prep, the top seed in the Inter-Ac Lacrosse Invitational, survived a serious scare from No. 4 seed Lawrenceville before pulling away in the fourth quarter for an 11-7 win in the semifinals Monday. READ MORE
Eight area players selected for All-America Lacrosse ClassicPhilly.com - May 22, 2013
Eight area lacrosse players have been selected to play in the All-America Lacrosse Classic ... Malvern Prep goalie Matt Barrett (Virginia). READ MORE
Locals galore in NCAA lacrosse Final FourPhilly.com - May 20, 2013
THE NCAA men's lacrosse Final Four will be held next weekend at Lincoln Financial Field, and the semifinals now are set ... Duke has six local players: senior defender Bill Conners and junior defenseman Henry Lobb (Malvern Prep). READ MORE
10th Grade Awards Assembly - 11:15 a.m.
11th Grade Awards Assembly -11:15 a.m.
6th & 7th Grade Awards Assembly - 8:30 a.m.
SAT National Test Day hosted at Malvern Prep
9th Grade Awards Assembly - 11:15 a.m.
Mother/Senior Mass & Dinner - 6:30 p.m.
Senior/Parent Awards Breakfast - 8:25 a.m.
8th Grade Advancement
- 6:30 p.m.
Graduation - 10:00 a.m.
Rev. David J. Duffy Memorial Golf Invitational
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