As Malvern students, our definition of fraternity is more substantial that what we have seen in the headlines lately. Let’s keep it that way.
How often do we make an effort to learn more about our classmates, or take a serious interest in their lives?
Others may take the actions of a small percentage of us and form a stereotypical opinion of our entire school.
As Director of Christian Service Mr. Lawrence Legner steps down, we want to highlight all he’s done for Malvern and its service program, as well as make suggestions for how we feel his work can be carried on.
Although Malvern is a college preparatory school in name, our school differs greatly from the traditional college preparatory model, and its design process should do the same.
As we get to know new Head of School Fr. Don Reilly, he must also get to know the student body. Fr. Reilly: We’ve come to learn you’re a man who loves classical music and “The Godfather.” Most of us are guys who rap songs in the hall and binge-watch …
Labeling, criticizing, and close-mindedness have dominated this election season. That’s a bigger problem for Americans than the candidates. On October 11, Father Cassidy delivered a meaningful message in our non-conventional Tuesday chapel meeting. He spoke about Syrian refugees and how the world seems to often be split into two, with each group …
We offer our guidance and personal experience to ensure each freshman has the best individual high school experience possible.
The editorial board outlines ways to gather feedback, get a pulse on community reaction, and incorporate student voice.
The way Malvern teaches Theology is out-of-date. Here’s our proposal to adapt it to the realities of today.
Our Editorial Board did not reach a consensus recommendation on how Malvern should deal with transgender students. What we did easily agree on, however, is that conversation must begin.
Students need to take full advantage of all present forums for student voice and be given more opportunities in determining the direction of the Malvern experience.
We need to have a voice in re-evaluating the dress code.
Malvern can put an end to grade grubbing and it’s all in the system. The end of the quarter means a stressful time for students, parents, and teachers alike. Students do whatever the teacher allows to squeeze every point in every class to boost their GPA just that little .04. …
Malvern has an open 103 acre campus with beautiful ponds, fields and trees in a nice part of the Philadelphia suburbs. However, it is a false sense of security. School shootings have become almost normalized in American society and media. We would be foolish to think that Malvern is …
On September 11th 2001, 2,996 people died from an indescribable horror that shook America. On September 11th 2015, the Malvern Prep upper school community went the entire day without formally recognizing that it was 9/11. There was no moment of silence. There was no prayer over the loudspeaker. There was …
With Concert Season kicking into full swing, the Editorial Board feels a need to address the issue and urge people to action.
Last year, Malvern Prep began a new final assessment format where large projects took the place of tests in some subjects. Instead of having students complete a traditional final assessment, english, social studies, and science classes had projects instead.
Malvern Community, On behalf of the entire Blackfriar Chronicle staff, Matt and I would like to apologize for a mistake made in the March 2015 issue of the paper. As many of you may know or have heard, an a error occured in this month’s Editorial Board, focusing on the …
The Editorial Board takes a look at how seniors face their final year, and what can be done to make the most of it.