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Posted on Thursday, December 14, 2017
In recognition of World Aids Day, Mr Moore's mentor group launched an Aids Awareness campaign centred around LA Dodgers baseball player Glenn Burke.                        Burke was credited with inventing the "high five". He was forced out of Major League Baseball at the age of 26 for being gay.  He was diagnosed with Aids and passed away in 1995. Glenn Burke, refusing to be deterred, worked in his community for years giving back through his volunteering. To honour his courage, the Upper... Read More
Posted on Thursday, December 14, 2017
Daniel Shehori '93 spent three years in Australia after graduating from Bayview Glen and visited other parts of the world before coming home Toronto and working with the Second City theatre. Daniel is now working with his brother Steven Shehori. Between them, they’ve garnered four Gemini Award nominations, a Dora nomination, plus 16 Canadian Comedy Award nominations (and three wins!) as writers, directors and producers. They’ve worked as producers and writers for the 2009 Just for Laughs Massey... Read More
Posted on Thursday, December 14, 2017
J-M Erlendson graduated from Bayview Glen in 2003, and is an internationally-recognized process engineering expert, a successful arts entrepreneur and a highly accomplished professional musician. He attended the University of Toronto for Manufacturing and Process Engineering, earning a Bachelor of Applied Science (BASc) and Master of Engineering (MEng). During this time, he was also recognized with multiple awards, including the prestigious Chalmers Award for Engineering Design and Best Vocal... Read More
Posted on Thursday, December 14, 2017
Klement Yeung '14 made his first appearance at the Canadian Championships at the age of 10, earning two gold medals. He later went on to collect 9 gold medals among 16 podium finishes in this annual tournament and earned the title of North American Champion twice, and two more podium finishes in international Junior Team events. The high point of his career as a junior was placing as the top Canadian finisher in 2014 North American Youth Olympics Qualification. Meanwhile, he maintained academic... Read More
Posted on Thursday, December 14, 2017
Justina Yeung '17 first began table tennis lessons at the age of 8, and became the Canadian Champion a few short years later at the age of 13. Since then, Justina has reached the podium at nearly all the events she has competed in, including the North American Championships and World Junior Circuits, with her highest record at one Canadian Championships being 7 medals out of the 8 categories she competed in. Justina was 1 of 2 Canadian girls on the North American team at the 2014 World Cadet... Read More
Posted on Friday, December 8, 2017
On December 8, Mr. Hammond visited Western University and connected with a group of recent graduates studying there. Mr. Hammond also met with an alumna Samantha Lee '08 who is working as a professional accompanist with the Faculty of Music at Western University.
Posted on Wednesday, December 6, 2017
On Tuesday, December 5, Zahra Sakkejha ’06 and Jenise Chen ’09 returned to Bayview Glen as guest speakers at our second Career Breakfast, and shared their insights in the Science and Research industry with our current students and parents from the Prep and Upper School community.  Zahra Sakkejha, Class of 2006, graduated from Western University for Biology and after working in immunology and genetic research, she is currently an entrepreneur applying her diverse science and business experience... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Seeing your book on Amazon when you're in Upper School is a remarkable feat on its own but considering it was written as a Lower School student is a whole other tale. Grade 9 Safaa Ali took up the challenge by her then Grade 4 teacher Jesse Denison to write an original story for the Kids Write 4 Kids contest run by Ripple Publishing. Her beautiful fable Why Peacocks Have Colourful Feathers was chosen as one of the winners that year. (Safaa also provided the illustrations) The story features a... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, November 28, 2017
From the BVG Archives  - By Mark Fellin, Archivist In 1843, Henry Cole (1808-82) had an ingenious idea! He contacted an artist friend, John Horsley, and commissioned him to design an idea that he had sketched out in his mind. Cole took Horsley’s illustration—a triptych that showed a family around a table celebrating the holiday in the middle and images of kindly souls helping the poor on each side—and had a thousand copies made by a London printer. The image was printed on a piece of stiff... Read More
Posted on Thursday, November 23, 2017
By Mr Neville - Lower School Teacher Librarian “You can be a writer too!” That was the enthusiastic message from the talented children’s author  Andrew Larsen. The award winning writer visited the Bayview Glen Lower School this week to speak to our students about the magic of the written word. Mr. Larsen has been publishing children’s literature for the past ten years and currently has about 12 books available in local bookstores and libraries. His next book, The Bagel King, will be... Read More