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Greg Church '91 with spouse Tamara
Posted on Friday, May 11, 2018
Greg Church started at Bayview Glen in Grade 6, along with his younger brother Geoff, as his step-grandmother was affiliated with the school. BVG life for Greg consisted of moving from the valley to the current upper school, ski trips to various countries, experiencing a wide variety of sports, spending time in the computer lab, being a Prefect, winning art and citizenship awards and many fond memories. Involved in construction from the young age of 15 and working in the maintenance department... Read More
Troy Hammond with Madeline Daigle '17
Posted on Friday, May 11, 2018
On April 19 and 20, Mr. Hammond, Director of University Counselling, was at the University of British Columbia – Okanagan participating in the Canadian Independent School Counsellors conference. While there he met with two Bayview Glen alumnae: Rachel Aizen ’07 and Madeline Daigle '17. Rachel (pictured left) graduated from UBC-O in 2012 with an Arts degree and has moved full-time to Kelowna where she works with and for a number of community service organizations, and Madeline (pictured right)... Read More
May 5 Alumni Reunion 2018
Posted on Friday, May 11, 2018
Thank you to all alumni and friends, as well as faculty, staff, former teachers and past parents who attended our annual Alumni Reunion 2018 evening reception with a packed turnout at Against The Grain - Corus Quay on Friday May 4. It was wonderful to hear the stories and memories from our graduates, while alumni from the honouring classes of 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008 and 2013 reconnected with each other and celebrated their milestone reunions together. On Saturday May 5, alumni participants... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Mr. Hammond, Director of University Counselling, met with Bayview Glen alumni on April 5 studying at the University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University, followed by a visit with those at the Royal Military College of Canada and Queen’s University on April 10. The intent of these visits was to establish the regional networks in the Kitchener-Waterloo region and in Kingston, plus to provide some exam-time levity for our young alumni. Close to 20 former students from the Classes of 2014,... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Dr. Vinay Bhide’s Bayview Glen adventure began in the valley in 1980 as a 6 year old entering Grade 1 and as you’ll read below, he’s never really left. After graduating in 1993, Vinay attended the Arts and Science Programme at McMaster University and then followed this by attending dental school at the University of Toronto. After obtaining his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2001, Vinay realized that he still had more to learn and entered into a specialty programme in Periodontics at the... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, April 24, 2018
On April 18, the Bayview Glen Alumni Association hosted our inaugural BVG L!NK Alumni Networking Speaker Series focussed on the finance industry. Our panel talked us through their thoughts on the current state of the industry and how it is evolving, as well as providing practical advice on career development. Of particular interest was the discussion on the differences between the buy and sell side of the markets, and the unique opportunities that exist for finance professionals in Canada at... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, March 6, 2018
We are delighted to welcome back two alumni speakers, Christopher Flora ’04 and Wen-Hao Lue ’09, on Tuesday, March 6 for our last Career Breakfast of the school year. Christopher (right) and Wen-Hao (left) shared valuable insights and knowledge with current students and parents on various topics related to Computer Engineering and Software Engineering, including their co-op experience working at various companies and start-ups in Silicon Valley. All three Career Breakfasts were great successes... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, March 6, 2018
After graduating from Bayview Glen in 2004, Christopher Flora entered into the Computer Engineering co-operative programme at the University of Waterloo. Christopher was exposed to a variety of work opportunities that helped shape both his academic and career decisions. The co-op programme was invaluable to him and allowed him to work in a variety of different industries ranging from Financial Institutions to start-up companies in Silicon Valley. After completing his degree, Christopher started... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Wen-Hao Lue studied Software Engineering at University of Waterloo and graduated in 2014. During university he created Mantaphrase, a phrasebook app for travellers, and Mixbox, an interactive remixing app for iPad. He won pitch and business competition awards such as the Norman Esch Entrepreneurship Award and Velocity Demo Day Awards for Mixbox and Mantaphrase. Wen-Hao has worked at various companies and start-ups in Silicon Valley such as Twitter, Square and Glooko as a software engineer. At... Read More
Posted on Monday, March 5, 2018
The first Bayview Glen Alumni Wine Education Workshop on Thursday, March 1 was a great success. Over 30 alumni and their guests gathered at our Moatfield Campus in the J.T.M. Guest Theatre with sommelier Bernard Stramwasser to learn about the fundamentals of wine tasting, how wine is made and differences between red and white wine. Following the workshop, the participants enjoyed some delicious hors d’oeuvres to pair with wine and make connections with each other.    Special thanks to the... Read More

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