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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 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 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
Posted on Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Emaan Ali has always been passionate about fantasy books so when a doodle of a fictional character took shape on her worksheet, it wasn’t a surprise that Mrs. Smafpaf came to life. The grade 6 student wove a story of an old, magical woman who, not only is an expert gardener but also happens to be good at fixing people’s hearts. Her enchanting tale captured the top prize in the Ripple Foundation Kids Write 4 Kids contest.  As it turns out, Emaan is not the first published author in the... Read More
Posted on Monday, September 17, 2018
Sunday, September 30th from 10 am - 3pm. It's a BVG tradition to welcome Fall with a massive community celebration. It all starts with our 3km FUN RUN at 10 am at the Lower School. The festival begins at 10:45 am behind the Upper School by the turf and runs until 3 pm. Join us for bouncy castles, BBQ, games, crafts, raffles, dance contests and so much more. More details: 10am run start — 9:45 warm up activities 3km — walk or run, strollers welcome - the whole family is invited to... Read More

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