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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
Posted on Thursday, November 17, 2016
Members from Bayview Glen’s award winning robotics team Ctrl-Z welcomed students from the First Nations School of Toronto to the Moatfield campus for an afternoon of learning and collaboration. Ctrl-Z’s reputation for mentoring and running robotic workshops led a representative from FIRST LEGO League (FLL) to suggest the two teams meet and form a partnership. This is the second year for the First Nations School to compete in FLL. The school’s team, Tribe Called Tech, is led by teacher Sharla... Read More
Students dressed in costumes
Posted on Monday, November 7, 2016
The largest newsletter yet is available online. The November edition is bursting with school news and spectacular photography.  
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Posted on Thursday, November 3, 2016
On Saturday, October 29th, current and former members of Team  Ctrl-Z promoted Bayview Glen and FIRST Robotics by presenting their 2015/2016 innovative solution, the Smart Sort Trash Bin, as part of the Young Innovators Showcase at the TAVES Consumer Electronics Show in Richmond Hill. TAVES, which attracted approximately 6,500 attendees, showcased cutting-edge technology and innovation in the areas of virtual reality, drones, gaming, audio, 3D printing and much more.   The team’s Smart Sort... Read More

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