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New eighth grade Summit Trip includes trekking White Mountains

Chris Ayres

November 4, 2017

Eighth graders will learn about food waste, meteorology, and proper trail conduct, all while thousands of feet up in the air. Last year, the eighth grade instituted Summit Trips, which allowed students to go on one of three trips fo...

Busy Travis Camp ’22 has high expectations

Joe Lister

April 28, 2017

From athletics to academics, Camp does it all. After spending only two years as a Malvernian, Travis Camp has made an impact. Camp comes to Malvern from the town of Glenmoore, and says his parents were a big part of his decis...

Eighth Grade planning first “Summit Trips” in May

Joe Lister

April 28, 2017

Groups will go to Cazenovia, New York; Philly; and Nicaragua as they reach the “Summit” of their Middle School experience. For the first time, eighth grade students will finish the school year with five-day summit trips to Nicaragu...

Eighth Grade hosts first off-campus retreat at Villanova

Joe Lister

March 31, 2017

The Eighth Grade closed out Bridge Week with their first retreat at Villanova University to focus on the connections between Malvern, Villanova, and St. Augustine. “It’s kind of our big brother school,” Eighth Grade Academy teacher Mr. Gary Du...

Eighth grade working with Syrian charities

Joe Lister

March 1, 2017

The Eighth Grade will partner with multiple organizations to help a Syrian refugee community in Greece. Nea Kavala is one of the numerous refugee camps hosting Syrian refugees fleeing from their war-torn home country. However,...

Fidget toys come to the middle school

Cole Cherian

March 1, 2017

Middle school students are bringing toys to school to help concentrate during class. Since they came back from Christmas break, some Middle School students have been using little gadgets and toys to help them focus durin...

Sixth Grade kicks off new Documentary Project

Joe Lister

February 2, 2017

On January 18, the Sixth Grade hosted a project launch in the Duffy Center. Sixth Grade Dean Mr. James Wasson led his grade’s documentary project launch. The sixth grade will be collaborating with the film production company ...

Middle School musical under new management

Alex Haylock

February 2, 2017

Middle School MTS puts a new twist on an old classic. “James and the Giant Peach” is a popular novel that has been adapted into movies and plays, as well as many musicals. However, Middle School Musical Director Mr. Pa...

Middle school Walks for Joy

Cole Cherian

December 22, 2016

Sixth and seventh graders walked in memory of Mrs. Joy Pancoast. During the Middle School Bridge Week, the sixth and seventh graders walked for Mrs. Joy Pancoast, former Austin Hall receptionist and beloved member of the M...

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