Friar's Lantern

Teacher of the Issue: Mrs. Kathryn Wolstenholme

Steve O'Meara

April 27, 2018

English teacher Mrs. Kathryn Wolstenholme moved to Pennsylvania seven years ago after swimming in college and began her teaching career. “I loved being in the water, oceans, and pools. I desperately wanted to be The Little Merm...

Alumnus of the Issue: Joe Ravert ’12

Steve O'Meara

April 27, 2018

Former student athlete Joe Ravert discusses his career in baseball, college, and life. Alumnus Joe Ravert ’12 played baseball at La Salle University as a two-way player, pitching and then playing first base. Ravert was a part ...

Transfer students face tough decisions, new challenges

Steve O'Meara

March 17, 2018

Two recent transfer students describe what it’s like to transition into a class that has already formed. Students transferring from another school face tough decisions, but make the choice for a variety of reasons. Transferring ...

Panamanian sophomores visit for cultural exchange

Steve O'Meara

January 31, 2018

On the agenda: experiencing snow for the first time.   This year, three students from Panama are visiting southeastern Pennsylvania to learn more about our culture and practice their English. Pablo Herrera, Sebas...

Athletes of the Issue: David Bolles ’18 Sebastian Costantini ’19

Steve O'Meara

January 31, 2018

It's a rarity to find two of the best decathletes in the nation in the same state, but even more so when they both go to the same school. Taking separate paths to the decathlon, both athletes eventually discovered the unexpe...

Inaugural J-Term offers new experiences

Steve O'Meara

January 19, 2018

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A jawn about jawns

Steve O'Meara

December 19, 2017

The word “jawn” is synonymous with Philadelphia. Malvern students and teachers discuss the acceptable usage of the word on campus. On October 4, Merriam Webster sent out a tweet with a link to a website titled “Some Jawn about Jawn.”...

Fall golf update

Fall golf update

September 27, 2017

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