Malvern Red and Black Society update

Evan J. Butchers, who attended Malvern in the late 50s and early 60s, was elected as the new president of the Malvern Red and Black Society, and Sandra Burk from the Class of 1975 was voted in as its new vice president—both have had a long association with the Beach community. We wanted to welcome […]

Locally Developed, band on the rise from the Beach

Locally Developed, the name of a new band from the Beach, has just released its first album entitled Dime. The members include high school students, Alex Shuell on bass, Colin Lafaury on drums, Jonny Bojin on vocals and keyboard, and Max Pilchner on guitar, all 16. All four members of the band have had years of […]

Store owner pays it forward

It was only a few months ago that the community banded together to help a neighbour in need after the owners of Swanwick Food Fair were robbed at gunpoint. Now, that neighbour has paid it forward. In January, two schools – Adam Beck Junior Public School and Malvern Collegiate Institute – received a generous donation […]

Malvern hosts conference for next year’s Grade 9 boys

For several years, the young women at Malvern Collegiate Institute have been hosting a successful women’s empowerment conference each spring, the largest in the Toronto District School Board. The conference sees Grade 12 girls orient the following year’s Grade 9 cohort through workshops and speakers focused on feminist issues and solutions to problems facing young […]

Police Beat

One man is dead and another in hospital after a fight broke out between two groups of people outside a licensed restaurant on Danforth Avenue just east of Dawes Road. Toronto Police were called to the scene just after 5 p.m. on Sept. 8 to find two males suffering from obvious stab wounds. Dwayne Goodwin, […]

Busy Malvern bands earn their summer break

From Massey Hall to Queen Street corners to the Chicago home of a Tyrannosaurus rex – the touring list for Malvern music students ranges far and wide. Speaking days before the Boardwalk Ball, the finale for Malvern Collegiate’s 10 bands and choirs, music council president Connor Belot said looking back, the students’ show at Massey […]

Malvern girls win fourth rugby title

The Malvern girls rugby team has once again claimed the TDSSAA Championship after defeating Newtonbrook 31-5 on May 28. Newtonbrook struggled throughout the match, with many of their girls unable to cope with the over-30˚C weather at the Sunnybrook fields. “It was a really tough game. It was very hot. We didn’t expect it to […]

Malvern memorial reaches fundraising goal

Restoration of the First World War cenotaph begins this spring The Malvern Collegiate community got a late Christmas present recently. Last week Toronto District School Board (TDSB) Archivist Greg McKinnon received a phone call directly from Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Minister of State, to inform the board that the federal government had […]