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Posted on Wednesday, February 15, 2017
"My goal was to put this guitar in people's hands so they truly understood the essences of citizenship. It's actually a piece of history that you play." - Jowi Taylor, February 15, 2017 Canada's most famous guitar was held, played and celebrated in three separate Bayview Glen assemblies to the delight of hundreds of our students. More than two decades in the making, Six String Nation is the legacy project started by award-winning writer and CBC broadcaster Jowi Taylor. On an invitation from... Read More
Posted on Monday, February 6, 2017
Bayview Glen's history is traditionally presented at our annual Founder's Day assembly, and beautifully encapsulated in the display case outside the JTM Guest Theatre. This year, an Upper School mentor group led by Andrew Moore, wanted to find a way to share the many personal stories that members of the BVG family have accumulated over the years. The group spoke with students, staff, faculty, and alumni to find out the specific places in the school that hold special memories for them. Their... Read More
Posted on Friday, February 3, 2017
2016 TechnoCup ChampionsTechnoCup is a homegrown idea created and hosted by the Bayview Glen Prep School. This year, the February 7th event will mark the 8th annual competition. We have invited 13 other CIS Ontario schools to participate in a bridge building competition for Grade 7 students. Teams will use their knowledge of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) to compete against other teams to build a bridge using the West Point Bridge software on their devices. It is... Read More
Posted on Friday, January 27, 2017
The year of the Rooster! Every culture has special traditions and celebrates significant events. The Chinese culture is no exception. The most important of these events is the Lunar New Year. As the name suggests, Lunar New Year follows the Lunar calendar. This year,  January 28 will mark the year of the rooster. To celebrate this special occasion, on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 the Mandarin club teachers and the team from Yu-Shan Chinese culture organized several activities for the students... Read More
Posted on Friday, January 27, 2017
Busting stereotypes is only one of the goals of a new programme researchers have started to unite the Arts and Science worlds.  Do people who love Science have to hate Drama?  Are there really two categories of people? These are the fundamental questions behind this one-of-a-kind workshop run by a team from the University of Toronto and Tarragon Theatre.  U of T professor Carol Ann Burke and her teaching assistant Alison McAvella are conducting research into the growing number of students who... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, January 25, 2017
  When students crossed over from the Lower School this past fall to begin their journey in the Prep School, a new musical experience presented itself.  Grade 6 students began learning to play a variety of brass and woodwind instruments. (flute, oboe, clarinet, bass clarinet, trumpet, French horn, trombone, baritone, and tuba) On Thursday, February 2 at 5:30 pm, our young musicians will delight family and friends with a display of their newly acquired talent. But this is not a... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, January 17, 2017
***Jenny Weng is a Grade 8 student in the Prep School at Bayview Glen who spent her holiday doing something a little different. She graced the stage for multiple performances in the Nutcracker. This is her first hand account.*** I started dancing when I was 6 years old. I knew that my passion was ballet because of the way I loved and admired the art so much. Ballet is both very precise and hard. It's hard and requires lot's of determination on the inside but looks elegant and beautiful on the... Read More
Posted on Monday, January 16, 2017
Two of Bayview Glen's robotics teams had outstanding results at the FIRST LEGO League (FLL)  East Provincial Championships this past weekend at UOIT/Durham College campus in Oshawa. Ctrl Z won top prize winning the Champions Award first place and will now move on to the FIRST Championships in St. Louis. Team RED won the core value award for inspiration for their performance.  Both teams were two of seven to be invited to the prestigious Ontario Global Innovation Celebration to be held next... Read More
Upper School student reading to younger child
Posted on Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Bayview Glen has an amazing reputation for its outstanding support for the MS Read-A-Thon, and was once again recognized as the top fundraising school in Canada for the 2015-2016 campaign, raising $14,000! This year’s MS-Read-A-Thon will commence with the kick-off assemblies for Gr. 1-5 students at the Lower School on Friday, January 13, 2017. Students are already excitedly awaiting the announcement of prizes and class contests for this year’s campaign. Please support your child’s efforts to... Read More
Photo of students from BioBuilders club
Posted on Monday, January 9, 2017
Bayview Glen's BioBuilders club is featured in this month's MIT newsletter on science research projects.  Researchers at the world renown institution founded the BioBuilders initiative with the hopes of encouraging more young people to explore the wonders of science. Teams choose a research topic with the goal of creating an innovative solution to a problem. Students spend months collaborating and problem solving with each other and with teams from around the world. Final presentations are made... Read More

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