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Posted on Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Celebrating all the unique ways to give of one's time, talent and acts of kindness were the focus of #givingtuesday at Bayview Glen. The students were asked a question to start the day. What are some of the ways we give to those in our community and to each other?  Students in the Lower School took their markers to a kindness wall and started a conversation. In the Prep and Upper Schools, it was also about conversation in mentor groups and highlighting the amazing giving around our annual... Read More
Posted on Monday, November 26, 2018
          Yazmeen Jamieson ‘16 has always been proud of her roots. As an Upper School student at Bayview Glen, she helped plan Black History Month celebrations and organized guest speakers to present to her peers. She won awards for her community outreach and always looked for ways to connect her storytelling through creative outlets like spoken word poetry. Her outstanding athletic talents are also part of what makes Yazmeen tick.  She is the goalkeeper on the first Jamaican squad to capture... Read More
Posted on Friday, November 23, 2018
Since graduating from Bayview Glen in 2016, Yazmeen Jamieson has been pursuing her undergraduate degree at Carleton University receiving a scholarship and a well-earned spot on the varsity team. Yazmeen is now in her third year majoring in Communications and Media Studies with a minor in African Studies and Anthropology. In her first year of university, she was called down to play for the U20 Jamaican Women’s National soccer team and had to miss most of November-January to play in the U20 Women... Read More
Posted on Thursday, November 22, 2018
Thank you to the alumni and guests for joining the Alumni Coffee Tasting Social 2018 at Boxcar Social Summerhill on the morning of Saturday, October 20. All participants had a great time learning and tasting different kinds of coffee from various origins. Please stay tuned for the next event in the Alumni Education Event Series. More event photos are available in the Photo Gallery.  We look forward to seeing you again at future alumni events.
Posted on Thursday, November 22, 2018
Dayna Stein graduated from Bayview Glen in 2009 and is the founder of bare market - Toronto's one-stop shop for package-free goods. Dayna has a Bachelor of Science in sustainable food systems and food security and a Master of Science in Strategic Leadership towards Sustainability. Prior to starting bare market, Dayna was a consultant working with clients across sectors on sustainable food systems and social enterprise development. Now she spends her days making refillable body, home care (and... Read More
Posted on Thursday, November 22, 2018
Recognized for his remarkable achievements as a young business leader, Moez Kassam ’99 has been named to Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 for 2018. Founded in 1995 by Caldwell Partners, Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 is an awards programme that identifies young achievers in Canadian business, visionaries and innovators changing the way things are done. With over a decade of experience as a successful entrepreneur, hedge fund manager, business partner, philanthropist, and board member, Moez brings a wealth... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, November 21, 2018
                   If excitement could be measured, Grade two STEAM day in the Lower School would be off the charts. It all started with a question: "How might we clean dirty water?" Working together in groups, the students enthusiastically built their own water filtration devices. This was more than just building structures. The story actually connects to Get Me Outside Day that took place earlier this fall. On October 24th, students explored the Don River behind the Lower School observing... Read More
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
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