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Posted on Monday, June 1, 2020
In response to COVID-19, we have brought our print newsletter to an online format to keep our community connected. Read it HERE. On mobile devices, turn to landscape orientation to read easily.
Posted on Thursday, May 7, 2020
In response to COVID-19, we have brought our print newsletter to an online format to keep our community connected. Read it HERE.   On mobile devices, turn to landscape orientation to read easily.
Posted by By: Fiona Tsui and Anushka Yoganathan​, Grade 7 on Monday, February 3, 2020
  On January 11 at the FIRST LEGO League East Ontario Championships, all 40 teams from the province gathered to hear the results of the competition. When we heard our team called for the third-place Champion’s Award, there were no words to accurately capture the feeling of intense joy our team felt. We were all in utter disbelief that this was happening. We were all on edge, unsure if we would move on or not. This was the culmination of our hard work and continued effort throughout this... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, November 12, 2019
What can we do to protect our children from developing vision conditions related to screen time? Myopia, or nearsightednesss, affects nearly 30% of the Canadian population. If you are Myopic, it means that you experience a blurry appearance of far-away objects, caused by excessive lengthening of the eye. Did you know that this condition normally starts during childhood and continues to increase until the age of 20? Registered Optician Amy Chow (also one of our Bayview Glen parents) shared... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, January 30, 2019
One of Canada's leading speakers on Cyber Safety delivered a powerful presentation to parents and Alumni as part of the ongoing Speaker Series at Bayview Glen. Paul Davis emphasized in his presentation "The Internet Never Forgets" that technology for children is a privilege and not a right. "Accountability and responsibility starts with the parents," said Paul. "It's up to adults to set the rules on screen time, when and where devices are allowed and what social media is permitted." Paul has... Read More
Posted on Thursday, January 17, 2019
Bayview Glen has a long history of offering Advanced Placement (AP) courses to students in our Upper School.  Coordinated by the College Board, AP courses allow students to study and sit exams on selected subjects at a first-year university level, while also earning credits towards their high school diploma.  Not only do these courses offer students the opportunity to challenge themselves and explore subjects of special interest to them in greater depth, but many universities will grant... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, January 15, 2019
   If you dropped by Ms Iafrate’s Grade 6 classroom, you’d be forgiven if you thought you were at conference on innovation in education.  Big ideas were flying around the room for ways to improve learning environments. The students were presenting their designs for their own middle schools with the focus on these questions:  What is school for? What is it designed to do and how can it be improved?  Using the programme floorplanner.com,  students tackled designs for individual spaces around a... Read More
Posted on Friday, January 11, 2019
Lisa Sonshine knows how to light up a room.  The Lower School atrium was filled with music and high energy as children’s entertainers Sonshine and Broccoli took to the stage. The BVG Alumna met her musical partner Brock Burford in the prestigious Sheridan College Musical Theatre programme. That fateful meeting was the beginning of a 15-year career as Sonshine and Broccoli.  Their success has been meteoric. They have a China tour booked this summer and are hoping for a Juno nomination for... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Round Square exchange student Joaquin Villar from Lima, Peru    with his Gr 10 exchange partner Nikhil Marwaha. Nurturing a global perspective is one of the foundations of a Bayview Glen education. An exciting new option is now being offered to our future graduates. The Global Studies Certificate, in addition to the Bayview Glen Diploma will provide students with an interest in global studies the opportunity to deepen their understanding of the world and their place in it. Our students... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, December 18, 2018
"Unlike footprints on the sand that can be washed away by the ocean, a digital footprint can last for years."  Cybersecurity expert Paul Davis. With more than 25 years of experience in the world of Information Technology, Paul Davis is our featured guest in January as part of our ongoing Speaker Series. He has spoken to more than 400,000 students in North America, along with the OPP, Department of Defense, Alberta RCMP and Canada Border Service.  Paul spoke to our students about how to... Read More

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