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Posted on Wednesday, November 7, 2018
"We are preparing our children for an inter-connected world where they don't just survive but thrive." Michelle Yarndley, Director of Global Education. Listening to guest speakers and learning more about the school community is a major focus of the BVG Parent Association general monthly meeting. The new Director of Global Education, Michelle Yarndley, made a presentation at the November gathering on the many ways our students are exposed to global thinking. In fact, Michelle told the group,... Read More
Posted on Thursday, November 1, 2018
On the Friday evening of this past Thanksgiving weekend, we were delighted to welcome back alumni, faculty, staff, former teachers and past parents at our annual Alumni Homecoming event on October 5, 2018.  Over some hors d’oeuvres and beverages in the Daunt Dining Hall, our Class of 2018 graduates enjoyed catching up with fellow classmates/teachers and picking up their yearbooks. Other alumni and friends appreciated the opportunity to discover our new Moatfield Campus with school tours led by... Read More
Posted on Thursday, November 1, 2018
James Finlay ’06 is currently the Director of Sales and Distribution at Juice Worldwide, a division of Vubiquity (an Amdocs company). Juice is a top provider of both technical solutions and content licensing for the world’s leading “Over-The-Top” platforms including, iTunes, Netflix, Amazon and many others. Prior to his role at Juice, James worked in business affairs for RTR Media, digital services for Cookie Jar Entertainment then DHX Media, permit member of IATSE 873, and has also worked in... Read More
Posted on Thursday, November 1, 2018
Graduating from the creative and competitive programme of ‘Media, Information and Technoculture’ at Western University in 2013, Ruby Benson ’09, was conditioned to become a social media expert at an early age. At 25, Ruby became fully self-employed as a digital content creator for her Instagram platform, @ragsxruby. Through her work on Instagram, Ruby has collaborated with and produced content for brands such as: Off-White, Calvin Klein, Chanel, Gucci, Adidas, BMW MINI, and L’Oreal. Alongside... Read More
Posted on Thursday, November 1, 2018
On Tuesday, October 2, we were pleased to host the first Career Breakfast for this school year in the Learning Commons to explore a day in the life in Media and Entertainment with two of our triumphant Bayview Glen alumni, James Finlay ’06 and Ruby Benson ’09.  Both James and Ruby shared with the students and parents about their exciting journeys, tips and recommendations for our younger generations to find success. In the career paths of both James and Ruby, they highlighted the need to find... Read More
Posted on Friday, October 26, 2018
Exploring the forest, listening for animals and collecting leaves was all part of Take Me Outside Day on Oct. 24th in the Lower School. Our urban campus backs onto the lush Duncan Mill Green Belt. The Don River, which straddles our backyard, is home to countless habitats and native trees. Students spent time foraging for twigs and rocks to turn into crafts and special class projects. It was seven years ago when Colin Harris ran across the country as part of a campaign to encourage more... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Getting in on the ground floor, Bayview Glen has signed up for the Toronto Zoo's new environmental programme called Blue Schools. This exciting initiative has merged members of Young Round Square and the Prep School Green Team. (The environment is one of the six key pillars of Round Square) Both groups were in attendance for a special presentation by Melissa Bauch, a Blue Schools representative from the Toronto Zoo. She highlighted the importance of greater awareness around water... Read More
Posted on Thursday, October 11, 2018
When Wayson Choy asked a room full of Grade 9s if many of them liked to tell their friends stories, there was a sea of hands that shot into the air.  He delightedly told them they were in fact all writers since at the heart of all good writing is storytelling. The Head of Arts in the Upper School, Norm Reynolds, invited Wayson Choy to spend the day speaking to students about his remarkable life and share insight on his craft. Wayson's novel The Jade Peony won the Trillium Book Award and the... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, October 10, 2018
The latest edition of our much anticipated annual school-wide magazine is about ready to launch.  Each November, Viewpoint is mailed to the Bayview Glen community as a way to celebrate the many remarkable accomplishments of our alumni, students, faculty and parents. The theme of the 2018 publication is Whole Child - the foundation of our school philosophy. You'll find inspirational stories such as Lenny Valjas; a mighty Gryphon who went on to taste World Cup glory and represent Canada at two... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, October 2, 2018
"As soon as I started to be more authentic and true to myself, the brands started to come to me."  Ruby Benson - owner of Rags and Ruby - instagramer   Career hack; take risks, set goals and teach yourself new things.  That advice from our gracious Alumni who returned to speak to our students at the Fall Career Breakfast at Moatfield Campus.  Ruby Benson '09 and James Finlay '06 spoke to Prep and Upper School students and their parents about the Media and Entertainment industry. Ruby has... Read More

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