Friar's Lantern

Letter to the Editor: AP scores evoke college credentialing discussion

Editor

December 19, 2017

In our October issue, the story "Seniors slide, and so do AP scores" reported that many of Malvern Prep's AP scores are on a downward trend. To the Editors: The Advanced Placement (AP) issue is a complicated one. Three immediate qu...

Farewell Friars: Parting Remarks from Mr. Christian Talbot

Editor

May 24, 2017

Dear Malvern Prep students-- A few weeks ago, Lou Colameco ’77 spoke to our Social Entrepreneurship class. Lou is a member of our Board of Trustees, the founder and CEO of Wellshire Farms, and probably the single most gen...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: An entry platform to citizenship

Editor

February 23, 2017

Dear Editors, On the occasion of Scholastic Journalism Week, I'd like to offer congratulations for the fine work of the Blackfriar Chronicle this year. One thing I noticed is the increase of real time reporting of campus activity ...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Congratulations to all

Editor

February 21, 2017

Dear Editors- Many have spoken recently of how much they enjoy reading the newspaper not only for its diversity of stories, but also for the way they are written, and it is here that I will address my comment. So often, student...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Seek voices “out there”

Editor

February 21, 2017

Dear BFC Team-- The Blackfriar Chronicle is a leading example of "learning by doing," and in that spirit I want to offer feedback on the monthly project that is our school newspaper.  I've become a huge fan of the KiSH feedback ...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Increasing communication

Editor

February 21, 2017

Dear BFC Editorial Board, I would like to commend you on the high quality reporting that continues to be demonstrated in each new edition of the Blackfriar Chronicle and Friar's Lantern. It has been a pleasure talking with reporters about the exci...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Excellent process, to excellent product

Editor

February 21, 2017

To the Editor: I wanted to take a moment to say how appreciative I am of the work you and the Black Friar Chronicle Staff does for our school. Every time I’ve been contacted to contribute to a story, it is has been done in an extremel...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Supporting open conversations

Editor

February 21, 2017

Good Afternoon BFC Team! Over the past several years, I have seen the BFC grow. Grow in the number of pages, but more importantly grow in time sensitive content written at an exceptional level. As a reader, I appreciate the...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Demonstrating excellence

Editor

February 21, 2017

To the Blackfriar Chronicle staff: The theme of the 2017 Scholastic Journalism Week is “The Stories We Tell.” That theme is reflected in the words of the Black Friar Chronicle’s mission statement: “The principal goals of the publication are to provide accurate and releva...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Documenting Malvern’s voices

Editor

February 21, 2017

Dear Editors, This year, I have been interviewed quite a bit for the BFC, and have loved every minute of my interviews. Why? Aside from creating polite, professional, and organized interviews, the BFC writers, amid their busy schedules, do...

Scholastic Journalism Week 2017

Editor

February 21, 2017

Our publication received letters to the editor in support of Scholastic Journalism Week 2017.  Mrs. Susan Giordani Dr. James Fry Mrs. Kathy Zwiebel Mr. Patrick Sillup Mr. Kevin Quinn Mr. Christian Talbot ...

Letter to the Editor: Captain Robert W. Boyce

Editor

May 24, 2016

Editorial Board of the BFC, I take exception to saying Theology is archaic. I also agree that the teaching of Theology can take on modern formats and reflect the 21st Century teachings of the Catholic Church. This said and...

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