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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 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 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
Photo of students from BioBuilders club
Posted on Monday, January 9, 2017
Bayview Glen's BioBuilders club is featured in this month's MIT newsletter on science research projects.  Researchers at the world renown institution founded the BioBuilders initiative with the hopes of encouraging more young people to explore the wonders of science. Teams choose a research topic with the goal of creating an innovative solution to a problem. Students spend months collaborating and problem solving with each other and with teams from around the world. Final presentations are made... 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
Picture of movie poster
Posted on Thursday, December 1, 2016
Carley Allison '13 was a remarkable young person who touched countless lives with her talent, compassion and positive attitude. As a student at Bayview Glen, she was often spotted helping others in the hallway, playing the piano in the theatre or pitching in to organize an event for the community. In her final year at the school, she was diagnosed with a rare 1 in 3.5 billion form of sarcoma. Through her illness, Carley thought of others and constantly reassured those around her. She went on... 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
Posted on Thursday, November 10, 2016
By Anthony Chuter - Upper School teacher, Technological Ed.  Who will YOU think about on this Remembrance Day? I owe my life to a coal ship. On June 2nd 1940 and on the beaches of Dunkirk, France, my grandfather, Private and Royal Engineer Alan Chuter, found himself and his unit vastly outgunned and outmanned by the relentless Nazi panzer tanks on the ground and Luftwaffe planes from above. Retreat was the only option as a surrender of around 400,000 British troops may have cost the Allies... 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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