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Posted on Tuesday, May 2, 2017
For only the second time in history, a Canadian FLL Robotics team has captured the Champion’s Award at the FIRST® Championship. Team #5831 Ctrl-Z, a team comprising of seven Lower, Prep and Upper School students from Bayview Glen, was crowned champion at the FLL World Festival in dramatic fashion last week in St. Louis, Missouri. (FLL is ages 9 to 14 in the U.S., Canada and Mexico; ages 9 to 16 in the rest of world)                    The team made three presentations in the compulsory... Read More
Posted on Friday, April 7, 2017
Bayview Glen is at an exciting time in its history. The Duncan Mill campus is about to undergo a massive transformation with an emphasis on innovative learning spaces and expanded facilities. The Board of Directors and Head of School, Eileen Daunt will share the details of the campus master plan at a community gathering Monday, April 24 at 5:15 p.m. in the J.T.M. Guest Theatre. Details of the project design and target dates will be announced. For a close up view of the Lower School’s... Read More
Posted on Thursday, April 6, 2017
Bayview Glen’s award-winning robotics team, Ctrl-Z, was invited to formally pitch their Pinder Pet Finder to the York Angel Investors on March 30th at the York Downs Golf & Country Club in Unionville.      As part of the 2016/2017 FIRST LEGO League season,‎ Ctrl-Z designed a Bluetooth-enabled pet smart collar that helps reunite lost pets with their families. With the help of extensive research, consultation, surveys and hard work, the team developed a prototype that has been receiving... 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 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 Wednesday, February 1, 2017
The Bayview Glen Scholarships are awarded to students who demonstrate excellence in and ongoing commitment to academics, co-curricular activities, and engagement with the broader Bayview Glen community. Completed application packages are due via e-mail to cfederico@bayviewglen.ca no later than 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, February 16, 2017. The subject line of the e-mail should read “Scholarship Application” followed by the student’s full name and grade. Late submissions will not be accepted for... 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
Posted on Monday, January 16, 2017
Two of Bayview Glen's robotics teams had outstanding results at the FIRST LEGO League (FLL)  East Provincial Championships this past weekend at UOIT/Durham College campus in Oshawa. Ctrl Z won top prize winning the Champions Award first place and will now move on to the FIRST Championships in St. Louis. Team RED won the core value award for inspiration for their performance.  Both teams were two of seven to be invited to the prestigious Ontario Global Innovation Celebration to be held next... Read More
Posted on Friday, December 9, 2016
Bayview Glen began its partnership with Adventure Place- Better Beginnings as it was just launching its Holiday Hamper Programme in 2001.  The charitable organization works with young, vulnerable families to ensure healthy development of children up to six years of age. These families may be new to the country and having difficulty learning a new language, finding work, coping with a restricted budget, or finding it challenging accessing community services. Each class and mentor group at... Read More

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