Latest Malvern, Pennsylvania Stories

2011-04-12 09:00:00

MALVERN, Pa., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- While they may be young, they already know much more than their peers, especially about former First Lady Barbara Bush. In a novel partnership between the Malvern School--a private pre-school with 20 locations in PA and NJ--and the First Lady's 1990's radio show called Mrs. Bush's Story Time, students listened to classic children's books read to them by Mrs. Bush. Then, they participated in day-long events at their schools with lesson plans...

2011-02-02 09:00:00

MALVERN, Pa., Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- It's been more than 20 years since Barbara Bush served as First Lady of the United States, yet her influence continues to inspire a whole new generation of children--especially young ones. Last year, the Malvern School--a private pre-school with 20 locations in Pennsylvania and New Jersey--teamed up with Philadelphia's Children's Literacy Initiative to re-launch Mrs. Bush's popular 1990's radio show called, Mrs. Bush's Story Time, which aired...

2010-10-19 09:00:00

MALVERN, Pa., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Illiteracy continues to be a problem facing many Americans. In the early 1980's, 35 million adults couldn't read above an eighth-grade level, and 23 million more beyond a fourth-grade level. Today, that number has increased to 30 million people who have below basic literacy skills, with 63 million others who possess very basic literacy proficiency -- a statistic that continues to trouble former First Lady Barbara Bush. Both in and out of the White...

Word of the Day
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.