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, […]
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 […]
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 – […]
You aren’t a mental illness, you have a mental illness,” says the leader of a new club at Malvern Collegiate Institute working to open up the conversation about mental health. Inaccurate portrayals and assumptions about people living with mental illness have perpetuated stereotypes for generations and it isn’t helpful to put everyone with mental health […]
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’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.
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 […]