The Brentwood Blog is written by current Brentwood students in Grades 11 and 12. Throughout the year, the blog allows readers to get a feel for life on our campus through the eyes of our students. We look forward to your feedback (email@example.com)
Brentwood students are presently walking, driving, ferrying and flying their way home for a well-deserved and much-anticipated December holiday. After almost 100 days of classes, arts and athletics this fall, and a week of exams, they are ready for a break.
A boarding school relies on a host of routines to keep a community of 460 students and 150 staff humming along happily and productively. Some of these routines eventually become rites. Here are a handful of Brentwood rites from the past week that I think our alumni will remember fondly:
Last Thursday, Mr. John Garvey extended his “Invitation that Cannot be Refused” and, as a result, Friday afternoon saw the Grade 9s and 10s moving more...
Definition: noun: emotional intelligence
the capacity to be aware of, control, and express one’s emotions, and to handle interpersonal relationships judiciously and empathetically.
“Whittall House has long been known for having the sexiest boys at Brentwood. What you may not have heard, is that the Grade 12s of Whittall are direct descendants of the Greek gods.”
On a cold and wet Friday afternoon last week, a group of boys set out toward St. Michaels University School for a chance to compete for ISA Gold. Without our violinist and starting point guard, Paul...[more]
The Brentwood Senior Hockey team kicked off their season with a victory over Frances Kelsey Secondary School at the Kerry Park Arena on Tuesday afternoon. As it was the first game of the season,...[more]
The life of a salmon begins when it is born in a freshwater river, the same place where its parents and grandparents were born. It begins as an egg, left by the female, which is then fertilized by...[more]
Would we win any games?
At the beginning of the season we didn't think we would even be playing games! The season did not start out the greatest. We were missing serves, not calling the ball, and...[more]