Happy 60th Birthday, Bayview Glen!

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Happy 60th Birthday Bayview Glen (and many more)!

As we reflect on the past 60 years, we are excited to celebrate what we’ve accomplished nd look forward to what the future holds!

We can’t wait to see everyone today (Sunday, September 25, 2022) at our 60th Celebration event! Our family walk this morning will be rescheduled due to increment weather. There will be other many exciting activities including a silent auction, musical performances, food trucks, an alumni sports game, and more! It’s the perfect opportunity to reconnect with the Bayview Glen community and celebrate the past 60 years!

Parking will be available on Moatfield Drive and at nearby parking lots including Kraft Heinz parking area.

See you all at 11:00am at our Moatfield Campus!

New Items Added to the Bayview Glen 60th Celebration 2022 Online Silent Auction

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New silent auction items have been added to our 60th Celebration 2022 Online Silent Auction, including private dining experience, foursome golf passes, hockey tickets, custom candy creations, ciders, wine and chocolates, dental package, interior design consultation service, pilates class pass, BVG Gryphons sports spirit packages, studio music recording experience, and more.

There’s still time to shop and bid on a selection of amazing auction items. The Online Silent Auction closes at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 25, 2022:

https://www.32auctions.com/BVG60thCelebration2022

Winning bidders will be contacted during the week of September 26, 2022 to arrange payment and receipt of items. Thank you for your support of Bayview Glen.

Join Us for the Bayview Glen 60th Celebration 2022

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Presented by Anson Funds and the Nathoo Family

Sunday, September 25, 2022
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Bayview Glen School Campus

Join us for a momentous occasion as we celebrate 60 years of Bayview Glen!

There will be many exciting activities including a family walk, bouncy castles, family activities, musical performance, food and beverage, an alumni sports game, and more.

The perfect opportunity to network and reconnect with the Bayview Glen community!

Register online if you and your family are interested in attending.

Full Event Schedule:

10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Family Walk
Lower School Field / Betty Sutherland Trail

11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Food and Beverage
Turf Field Parking Lot

11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Family Activities and Games
Turf Field Area

11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Beer and Cider Tent
Turf Field Area

1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Speeches and Musical Performance on Stage
Turf Field Area

11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Alumni Sports and Gathering
Upper School Gym / Beer and Cider Tent Area

1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Past Parents Gathering
Beer and Cider Tent Area

We look forward to seeing everyone at this special celebration on Sunday, September 25.

Bayview Glen 60th Celebration 2022 Online Silent Auction

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All members of the Bayview Glen community are invited to participate in our Online Silent Auction as part of our school’s 60th anniversary celebration.

The Online Silent Auction opens on Monday, September 19, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. and closes on Sunday, September 25, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. Your strong winning bids are gratefully appreciated.

Choose from a selection of fabulous items including travels, wines, sports tickets, gift baskets, golf packages, health and beauty, spa treatments, gift cards, one-of-a-kinds, experiences, and much more! Thank you to all the silent auction donors for their kind support.

In addition to the Online Silent Auction, be sure to visit the Bayview Glen Archives area at our Moatfield Campus for a chance to win one of the $20 Off coupons for Dragon Pearl Buffet.

Winning bidders will be contacted during the week of September 26, 2022 to arrange payment and receipt of items.

Feel free to share the Online Silent Auction link with your family and friends so they can shop as well.

If you have any questions, please contact Carol Anne Ruscica, Senior Director of Advancement, at cruscica@bayviewglen.ca or 416.386.6626.

Thank you for your support of Bayview Glen!

Congratulations to the 2022 Recipient of the Bayview Glen Distinguished Alumni Award

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BVG Alumni Dr. George Foussias '93

It is with great pride that the Bayview Glen Alumni Association presents Dr. George Foussias ’93 with the 2022 Bayview Glen Distinguished Alumni Award.

Dr. Foussias graduated from Bayview Glen in 1993, and is a Clinician Scientist in the Campbell Family Mental Health Research Institute, Chief of the Schizophrenia Division and Director of the Slaight Family Centre for Youth in Transition at CAMH. He is also an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and the Institute of Medical Science, Faculty of Medicine, at the University of Toronto. His research focusses on advancing the treatment of motivation deficits and improving outcomes for individuals experiencing schizophrenia and related severe mental illnesses.

Click here to learn more about Dr. Foussias and his outstanding accomplishments in his chosen professions and the community.

If you would like to nominate a Bayview Glen graduate (or yourself) for the 2023 award, please complete the nomination form online or contact alumni@bayviewglen.ca if you have any questions.

Alumni Spotlight – Lauren Shannan ’09

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BVG Alumni Lauren Shannan '09

#BVGAlumni Lauren Shannan ’09 is the founder of NextGen Immigration and a regulated Immigration Consultant as well as a licensed Paralegal with the Law Society of Ontario (LSO) and Notary Public. She started NextGen Immigration, an immigration consulting firm in 2019 after working in the industry for multiple law firms since 2014. She was also an Immigration Instructor with Herzing College Toronto Campus. With a wealth of knowledge and experience across the corporate and individual sectors, she has represented thousands of clients in all types of unique matters, thriving in the fast-paced and ever-changing world of Canadian immigration. Lauren also recently went to Nepal in March/April 2022 for the base camp trek to Mt. Everest, trekking from 6-12 hours per day for three weeks. She is looking forward to summiting a mountain in the near future. We wish Lauren all the best in her future endeavours.

BVG Alumni Lauren Shannan '09 at Mt. Everest

Alumni Spotlight – Jake Herrmann ’15

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BVG Alumni Jake Herrmann ’15

#BVGAlumni Capt Jake Herrmann ’15 attended the Royal Military College of Canada after graduated from Bayview Glen, where he studied political science. After his degree, he spent a year in Gagetown New Brunswick to finish training as an Artillery Officer. From there, he was posted to CFB Valcartier as a Artillery Troop Commander. After about a year, he deployed to Kuwait in November on Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve. CJTF OIR is a US-led military coalition with the mission to militarily defeat Daesh (more commonly known as ISIS) in Iraq and Syria. For the past 6 months Capt Herrmann worked in OIR’s planning directorate as the CJ5 Contributing Nations Coordination Cell planner, working on force management projects and joint manning documents as the coalition transitioned to it’s current “Advise, Assist, Enable” mandate. Capt Herrmann was promoted to the rank of Captain during his time in the Middle East. Capt Herrmann is returning to his home base in Quebec as the X battery Gun Position Officer at the 5e Régiment d’artillerie légère du Canada, and will soon become a forward observer officer after his next phase of training. We wish Jake all the best in his future endeavours.