Why is Malvern’s field closed sometimes?

Several parents of younger children are upset after finding the fence around Malvern Collegiate Institute’s yard and track locked on several weekends and holidays over the past year. “I wasn’t sure why it was locked up,” said Andrew MacPherson, a father of a two-year-old and a four-year-old that lives in the area. “It seems odd, […]

What do Malvern students think about feminism?

Feminism is a concept that is ingrained in the constitution and prevalent in Canadian culture – take, for example, Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novel The Handmaid’s Tale, recently adapted for television, with scenes filmed in our neighbourhood. People like the Famous Five, and former prime ministers Kim Campbell and Pierre Trudeau fought for equality in a […]

Beach hockey teams head to OFSAA

It’s been an exciting season for hockey leagues at both Neil McNeil High School and Malvern Collegiate Institute. In an unprecedented play, Neil McNeil recently took three teams – upwards of 60 students – including their Junior, Senior and Varsity teams to the TDCAA (Toronto District Catholic Athletic Association) championships. The Juniors won 3 – […]

Red dresses paint a picture

Swaying delicately in the wind, 30 red dresses hung from the trees outside the historic red brick walls of Malvern Collegiate Institute – their vibrant skirts rocking slowly back and forth, cascading across the sky as if they were painting a picture. And in a way, they were. Those dresses represented all that is left […]

Malvern girls spike their way to city finals

Malvern’s Callan Rolfe-Hughes and Candice Leung go up for a block during a regional semifinal match against Lawrence Park on Feb. 8, right.  Malvern was victorious with scores of 25-17, 25-19, 25-9. The Malvern senior girls volleyball team qualified for the AAA city finals after defeating Martingrove in the citywide semifinals on Feb. 14.

Politically co-opted reflections

Malvern Collegiate Institute offers senior students (in grade 11 and 12) the opportunity to participate in a co-op program. In my experience, this is an eye-opening course that gives student a reality check on society’s working world. As a proud participant of the program, I would like to share my experience working alongside the Ward […]