Student Vote gives younger voices a say

Even people who voted early this federal election are way behind Nick Szczepanksi. The Grade 11 student voted for a Beaches-East York candidate at Malvern Collegiate on Oct. 16, and he’s not even 18. It was actually Szczepanksi’s second time voting in Student Vote, a parallel election held at Malvern and another 6,000 elementary and […]

Beach Arts Scene

Yellow House Gallery is celebrating a year of fine art in Kingston Road Village, while launching its latest show, Mindscape. Yellow House was opened a year ago at 921 Kingston Rd. by Christina Kostoff as a combination gallery and framing shop. Since then, Kostoff has been running regular exhibitions, both solo and group shows, by […]

Malvern’s young women share empowerment with Grade 8 girls

More than 200 girls attended the fifth annual Grade 8 Girls Conference hosted by the Malvern Young Women’s Empowerment Group on April 29. The event took place at Malvern CI from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and featured workshops, a keynote presentation, lunch and more. The conference was a way for Grade 8 girls attending […]

Best Buddies featured at social justice conference

Malvern Collegiate was buzzing all week before spring break. But forget Cuba and Cancun – the hot topic was social justice. Over five days, Malvern students and visiting speakers led more than 50 workshops for the school’s annual social justice conference. Several dealt with gender issues, others with racism, poverty, politics, and food. On day […]

Letters to the Editor for Nov. 4, 2014

Negative campaign ads not fit for community newspapers I was born and raised in the beaches and have been reading Beach Metro for nearly my full 23 years. When I opened the latest issue (October 21st) and saw the attack ad against Mary Margaret McMahon I did a double take – I thought I had […]

Malvern hosts Social Justice Conference

Malvern Collegiate hosted its 4th annual Social Justice Conference during the week of March 5 through March 8. The event aims to address issues “in areas of school climate such as safety, health, equity and social justice”. This year’s conference focused on socio-economic privilege in context to the experiences of new Canadians. The opening assembly […]


Feb. 2 was a busy day in Toronto for East End high school athletes in Toronto District School Board sports. Curtis Jack, left, scored a hat trick to lead Danforth Collegiate to a 6-0 victory over Harbord Collegiate in Tier 2 Hockey. Danforth currently sits in second place in their division. Monarch Park’s Chris Yorke, […]

Malvern Girls Rugby win city championship

The Malvern girls rugby team defeated Birchmount Park in the city final on May 24 to claim the city championship. The final score of 28-0 was reflective of their strong season in which they were undefeated and allowed only ten points against in six matches. More photos below. [nggallery ID=10]

Malvern Girls advance to city finals

Malvern girls rugby advanced to the finals after defeating Newtonbrook in the semis on May 19 at Birchmount Stadium. The Malvern girls continued their impressive performance by winning 37-0. See more photos below. [nggallery ID=8]