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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 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 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
Posted on Friday, September 7, 2018
On June 25, 2018, we started our inaugural Bayview Glen Co-operative Education Programme. This programme starts with in-class sessions where students learn and discuss workplace culture from job readiness to confidentiality to legislation, such as human rights and employment rights and responsibilities, all in preparation for the community component, 'the placement'. Bayview Glen makes great effort to find placements that are aligned with students strengths, interests and career goals to... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Recognized for his volunteer work, Rawlson King ’95 won a 2018 United Way Ottawa Community Builder of the Year Award, conferred during National Volunteer Week.  The award recognizes his tenure over the last three years as the volunteer President of the Overbrook Community Association, where he successfully advocated for a city-led youth strategy and a response plan to serious crime in his neighbourhood. During his tenure, the organization successfully raised $42,000 to hold a highly-acclaimed... Read More
Greg Church '91 with spouse Tamara
Posted on Friday, May 11, 2018
Greg Church started at Bayview Glen in Grade 6, along with his younger brother Geoff, as his step-grandmother was affiliated with the school. BVG life for Greg consisted of moving from the valley to the current Upper School, ski trips to various countries, experiencing a wide variety of sports, spending time in the computer lab, being a Prefect, winning art and citizenship awards and many fond memories. Involved in construction from the young age of 15 and working in the maintenance department... Read More
Troy Hammond with Madeline Daigle '17
Posted on Friday, May 11, 2018
On April 19 and 20, Mr. Hammond, Director of University Counselling, was at the University of British Columbia – Okanagan participating in the Canadian Independent School Counsellors conference. While there he met with two Bayview Glen alumnae: Rachel Aizen ’07 and Madeline Daigle '17. Rachel (pictured left) graduated from UBC-O in 2012 with an Arts degree and has moved full-time to Kelowna where she works with and for a number of community service organizations, and Madeline (pictured right)... Read More
May 5 Alumni Reunion 2018
Posted on Friday, May 11, 2018
Thank you to all alumni and friends, as well as faculty, staff, former teachers and past parents who attended our annual Alumni Reunion 2018 evening reception with a packed turnout at Against The Grain - Corus Quay on Friday May 4. It was wonderful to hear the stories and memories from our graduates, while alumni from the honouring classes of 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008 and 2013 reconnected with each other and celebrated their milestone reunions together. On Saturday May 5, alumni participants... Read More

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