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Posted on Monday, April 3, 2017
It's an idea that packs a triple punch.  Recycling textiles helps the environment, generates money and lightens the load for those looking to do their spring cleaning. The Bayview Glen Student Executive Council and the Parent Association have joined together for a fundraiser this month with a green twist - just in time for Earth Day.  The Textile Recycling Campaign involves an arrangement with a local Textile Waste Diversion Company that will give the school 10 cents for every pound of... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, March 28, 2017
"Fear should not guide our humanity".  Simon Wisenthal The much anticipated Tour For Humanity bus pulled up in front of our Moatfield campus this morning for a day full of compelling discussion and learning.  The mobile classroom is so in demand, schools are booking visits two years in advance. The programme is run by the Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies with the goal of talking to as many people as possible about diversity, democracy, and Canadian civic rights and... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Hi, I’m Ethan Yam, a Grade 3 student at Bayview Glen.  I have been playing the piano since I was 4 years old.  Back in November 2016, I participated in the Crescendo International Music Competition and won First Place in the Junior division!  I was then invited to perform my winning piece, Air in B Flat Major by Handel, at the Winners’ Recital held at Carnegie Hall on February 12, 2017.  While I was waiting at the backstage for my turn to perform, I was a little nervous.  But once I started... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Two of our award-winning robotics teams have qualified to take part in the second annual Ontario Innovation Celebration (OIC) hosted by FIRST Robotics Canada and ventureLAB.  The FLL competition has several elements.  Designing, building and programming a robot is one aspect but teams are also challenged to identify a real-world problem related to a theme and propose an innovative solution.   This year, FIRST LEGO League‘s theme is ANIMAL ALLIES and the challenge is to improve our interactions... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, February 15, 2017
"My goal was to put this guitar in people's hands so they truly understood the essences of citizenship. It's actually a piece of history that you play." - Jowi Taylor, February 15, 2017 Canada's most famous guitar was held, played and celebrated in three separate Bayview Glen assemblies to the delight of hundreds of our students. More than two decades in the making, Six String Nation is the legacy project started by award-winning writer and CBC broadcaster Jowi Taylor. On an invitation from... Read More
Posted on Monday, February 6, 2017
Bayview Glen's history is traditionally presented at our annual Founder's Day assembly, and beautifully encapsulated in the display case outside the JTM Guest Theatre. This year, an Upper School mentor group led by Andrew Moore, wanted to find a way to share the many personal stories that members of the BVG family have accumulated over the years. The group spoke with students, staff, faculty, and alumni to find out the specific places in the school that hold special memories for them. Their... Read More
Posted on Friday, February 3, 2017
2016 TechnoCup ChampionsTechnoCup is a homegrown idea created and hosted by the Bayview Glen Prep School. This year, the February 7th event will mark the 8th annual competition. We have invited 13 other CIS Ontario schools to participate in a bridge building competition for Grade 7 students. Teams will use their knowledge of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) to compete against other teams to build a bridge using the West Point Bridge software on their devices. It is... Read More
Posted on Friday, January 27, 2017
The year of the Rooster! Every culture has special traditions and celebrates significant events. The Chinese culture is no exception. The most important of these events is the Lunar New Year. As the name suggests, Lunar New Year follows the Lunar calendar. This year,  January 28 will mark the year of the rooster. To celebrate this special occasion, on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 the Mandarin club teachers and the team from Yu-Shan Chinese culture organized several activities for the students... Read More
Posted on Friday, January 27, 2017
Busting stereotypes is only one of the goals of a new program researchers have started to unite the Arts and Science worlds.  Do people who love Science have to hate Drama?  Are there really two categories of people? These are the fundamental questions behind this one-of-a-kind workshop run by a team from the University of Toronto and Tarragon Theatre.  U of T professor Carol Ann Burke and her teaching assistant Alison McAvella are conducting research into the growing number of students who are... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, January 25, 2017
  When students crossed over from the Lower School this past fall to begin their journey in the Prep School, a new musical experience presented itself.  Grade 6 students began learning to play a variety of brass and woodwind instruments. (flute, oboe, clarinet, bass clarinet, trumpet, French horn, trombone, baritone, and tuba) On Thursday, February 2 at 5:30 pm, our young musicians will delight family and friends with a display of their newly acquired talent. But this is not a... Read More

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