Friar's Lantern

SpeakUp! adds new topic, considers possible changes in the future

Jack Guardiola, Editor-in-Chief

March 10, 2020

SpeakUp! is comprised of students and parents from Malvern Prep, Villa Maria Academy, Academy of Notre Dame, and Devon Preparatory School, and seeks to encourage dialogue between students and their parents, according to SpeakUp! ...

First diversity conference elicits positive responses

Mike Harrington

April 27, 2018

On March 18, Malvern held a relatively successful first attempt of [email protected], according to event organizers. Science teacher Mr. Stephen Borish walked down the hallways of Carney to check on how Malvern’s first Diversity Confere...

Head of School, Board Chairman describe diversity goals

Jack Guardiola

March 17, 2018

Preparing students for diversity in college, the workplace, and the “real world” are among these goals. To Chairman of the Board of Trustees Mr. Stephen Cloetingh, diversity at Malvern is necessary in order to prepare students ...

Veteran teachers describe changes in diversity

Kyle Leonard

March 17, 2018

The demographics of the Malvern community have seen both changes and consistency in the school’s 175 year history. Malvern has three teachers who have each been at Malvern for over 40 years: English teacher and college c...

College preparation for greater diversity challenging, necessary

Eric McLaughlin

March 14, 2018

Is Malvern preparing its students for the diverse communities they will see in college and beyond? Many Malvern alumni experience an eye-opening experience when they walk on college campuses their freshman year. They are in br...

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...

Keeping up with Kaloso

Alex Haylock

January 31, 2018

Kaloso Tsoaeli is the new South African exchange student visiting the U.S. for the next eight months. On Friday, January 12, an international flight touched down on snow-covered American soil. Kaloso Tsoaeli’s first act within...

Respecting Differences and Diversity


April 28, 2017

Four Malvern students shared stories of their experiences in an assembly sponsored by the Diversity Awareness Club on Thursday, April 6. We are grateful to these four students for sharing these narratives in our issue. Nick ...

What’s our Rep?

Jalen Wade

March 31, 2017

Jalen Wade '17, Tyler Pizzico '17 Our school’s reputation is shaped by tuition, diversity, athletics, and other facts. But individual experiences with Malvern students may have the most impact. In a market like the Inter-Ac, a ...

Teach-In planned for National Women’s Day

Luke McClatchy

March 8, 2017

Malvern will partake in special activities to celebrate National Women’s Day. Across the United States, women are planning to celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8 with actions designed to call attention to “A Day W...

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