The Bishops' High School Alumni Association Toronto Chapter is a non-political Association
affiliated to the Bishops' High School Old Students' Association in Georgetown, Guyana.
We are one of ten(10) International Chapters in key locations abroad where Guyanese reside.
The Toronto Chapter was formed on July 28, 1985, and became an incorporated body in May
The primary objective of our Association is fund-raising for the School in Georgetown. We
raise funds successfully through a variety of activities both independently and through joint
efforts with other alumni and community organizations such as the annual all-day family
picnic (Last Lap Lime) and a 12th Night Dance. These endeavours are held throughout the
year and allow us to send money, books, equipment and other necessities as requested by
the Head Mistress, and to provide bursaries and prizes for student achievement. We work
closely with the Old Students' Association in Georgetown, and they advise us regularly of the
needs and requirements of the School.
Over the years, our Chapter has contributed almost half-a-million Canadian dollars in
financial and non-financial aid to our alma mater. Our Association has been effectively
helping our alma mater in Georgetown for over 25 years and will continue to do so.
The Toronto Chapter is proud of several other achievements. We have established a network
to help our membership both professionally and personally, and created a social climate to
share our experiences and memories with our friends, our families and especially with each
As one of the first Guyanese alumni associations established in Toronto, the Chapter has
readily assisted other school groups in forming their own alumni associations and shared
many of its pioneering endeavours with other emerging organizations here in the Toronto
Our Association has been effectively helping our alma mater in Georgetown for over
twenty-five years , and will continue to do so. To keep us in touch with our membership, and
to encourage their support and cooperation, we hold regular meetings.
The Toronto Chapter welcomes all alumni of the school to be members if they reside in
Ontario, or if they choose to affiliate themselves with the Association. Our membership is a
diverse group of alumni from all decades who are professionals, academics, entrepreneurs,
financial and business consultants. To keep us in touch with our membership and to
encourage their support and cooperation, we hold regular general meetings.
Our Newsletter, "The School Tie" is published quarterly and distributed to alumni all across
Canada, and sometimes beyond.
BHS Alumni Association Toronto Chapter