Bayview Glen Parent Association

Who We Are

All parents and guardians of current students at Bayview Glen are a part of the Bayview Glen Parent Association (BVGPA). We are a valuable resource of parent volunteers who generously donate time and effort, bringing our families together to support the school in building a strong and nurturing community. Please visit the Bayview Glen Parents link on the school’s website for information on volunteer opportunities for the school year. Announcements will also be made on the Parent Association page of the Bayview Glen school newsletter and through email communications.


Mission Statement

Our mission is to enhance the spirit of the school, facilitate communications, and raise funds for the enrichment of our children’s lives at Bayview Glen.


Parent Association Community Service Scholarship 2024

The Parent Association Community Service Scholarship is open to all Grade 12 graduates to reward outstanding contribution and commitment to the betterment of our school, local and/or global communities through volunteer service.

We encourage all Grade 12 graduating students to review the application and consider applying. This year, the Parent Association has increased the reward for the selected applicant to $2,500. The Parent Association will review all applications and the result will be announced before the end of the school year.

The Parent Association Community Service Scholarship 2024 student application form is available for download here (PDF).

Applications will be received until Tuesday, April 30, 2024.

For any questions regarding the scholarship application, please contact pavicepresident@bayviewglen.ca.


Activities

The Parent Association is responsible for:

  • the Moatfield Campus Shop (BG2 to Grade 12) where students may purchase uniforms and school supplies
  • the Textbook Programme (sales, distribution and consignment of textbooks) to the students from Grades 7 to 12

Activities and Events

  • Welcome and Networking Breakfast (September)
  • Coffee Socials (October)
  • Halloween Event (October)
  • Merry Market (November)
  • New Year Breakfast (January)
  • Family Social (February)
  • Parent Social (April)
  • Art Show (May)
  • Family Fun Fair (May)
  • any additional fundraising and social activities

Meetings

All parents/guardians are encouraged and welcome to attend Parent Association meetings virtually or in person. Dates for our meetings are published in the school calendar.


Social Media Presence

Keep up with the latest BVGPA information by following on the Bayview Glen FacebookTwitter and Instagram.


Organization

Parent Association Officers are elected annually to oversee the activities. The elected members represent the Parent Association Executive and lead the Association-driven functions and activities. Elections are held in the fall of each year and elected officers have tenures ranging from one to three years.

Members of the Parent Association Executive Committee and Directors                                    

*denotes executive (as of January 2024)

Bahar Dourghamari
President* 
papresident@bayviewglen.ca
Catherine Sun
Vice President* 
pavicepresident@bayviewglen.ca
Hooi Lee Lai
Secretary*
pasecretary@bayviewglen.ca
Jenn Carbajal
Treasurer*
patreasurer@bayviewglen.ca
Marie Heskin
Communications Director*
pacommunications@bayviewglen.ca
Maryam Hooshyar
Co-Social Director*
pasocial@bayviewglen.ca
Christina Mantzoutsos
Co-Social Director*
pasocial@bayviewglen.ca
Daniela Samodova
Parent Outreach Director*
parentoutreach@bayviewglen.ca
Wendy Hsi
Co-Parent Volunteer Director*
pavolunteer@bayviewglen.ca
Sherry Bhide
Co-Parent Volunteer Director*
pavolunteer@bayviewglen.ca
Jenny Yu
Student Volunteer Director*
pastudentrecruit@bayviewglen.ca
Amey Lai
Art Show Co-ordinator
paartshow@bayviewglen.ca
Sara Rezafard
Civvies Day Co-ordinator
civviesday@bayviewglen.ca
Samira Fallah
NISPA Representative
painterguild@bayviewglen.ca
Naazi Ghomeshi
Merry Market Co-ordinator
merrymarket@bayviewglen.ca
Cindy McConnell
Shop Manager
pashop@bayviewglen.ca
Elena Enepekides
Assistant Shop Manager
pashop@bayviewglen.ca

Membership

The Parent Association of Bayview Glen is a member of Network of Independent School Parents’ Associations of Ontario (NISPA Ontario). NISPA is an organization which brings together representatives of Parent Associations of Independent Schools in Ontario, which are members of the Conference of Independent Schools of Ontario (CIS Ontario). NISPA’s purpose is to foster communications and facilitate the collaborative sharing of ideas and information among the CIS Ontario Parent Associations.


Contact

Should you have questions on any Parent Association matter, please contact the Parent Association President at papresident@bayviewglen.ca.