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A Race to the Top

May 18, '19

With the competitive season ramping up to its climax, the Brentwood College Rowing Club sent the majority of its athletes to the Shawnigan Lake School Regatta last Friday, Saturday and Sunday. This was a huge competition for the club because most of the boats sent to the Canadian Secondary Schools Rowing Association (CSSRA) Regatta in St....

#FridaysforFuture

May 17, '19

Last August, 15 year old Greta Thunberg began a movement that soon grew into a worldwide initiative to address the severity of the climate change crisis. Greta began her individual protest by sitting in front of the Swedish parliament every school day for three weeks. She posted her actions on social media where it soon became viral. She continued...

Singing at Altitude - Whistler Con Brio

May 16, '19

On Thursday May 2nd, the Wind Ensemble embarked on a journey to the Con Brio Festival in Whistler, BC. After vigorously preparing for our performance in the previous months with the help of our lovely instructors, Mr Tristan Clausen and Ms Kathryn Als, we had the privilege of scoring a Silver title at the festival. With the guidance and expertise...

Near Miracle at Mulgrave

May 15, '19

Four games, fifty-six minutes and one trophy all on the line. The morning started early with a five-thirty alarm to prepare the team for a long and tough day of fighting for the Mulgrave Rugby Sevens Trophy. After a team breakfast at the cafeteria and a few inspirational words along the lines of “bring me back somethin’ shiny boys,” from our...

Girls Rugby

May 14, '19

The Girls Rugby Team had played 6 games, earning a 4-2 record with several matches and the Provincial Tournament yet to be played. The team this year is comprised of five Grade 12s with the rest of the team made up of 9 Grade 11s, 6 Grade 10s, 4 Grade 9s and 1 Grade 8 student. What is starting to define this team is its growing ability to...

Spring Formal in Paris

May 13, '19

I can hardly count the number of times I have been told by international students that Brentwood is like “the American films.” And what epitomizes the American high school experience more holistically than prom? Or, in the case of Brentwood, Spring Formal. Suits, dresses, mocktails, photos and dancing make up all the components of a perfect night....

Regatta Takedown

May 12, '19

Regatta is a busy time for the Brentwood community; with spring in full force, the campus is buzzing with life. Hosting an event is no simple task let alone running a seamless weekend with athletes from around North America. The Brentwood staff spend weeks preparing for Regatta weekend and now I see why. This year was my first Regatta and what...

Art History Field Trip

May 11, '19

There is an indescribably visceral feel about experiencing an art work. For those of us who have been studying art and the history of art for the last eight months, the ability to finally see some of the works, in all of their glory, was truly amazing. On Friday, twelve students from both the AP Studio Art and AP Art History class ventured all...

A Quick Note From A Proud Vocal Ensemble Captain

May 10, '19

Among the treasure chest of shining excellence in the performing arts programs at Brentwood, the choir is occasionally looked at as the silver piece among gold coins. However, in the last few months the Brentwood Pitches Vocal Ensemble has emerged as a hidden gem in our music program. As the Captain of Vocal Ensemble, in the last few months I...

Fridays For Future

May 10, '19

Fridays For Future is a movement that started in Sweden and was initiated by a 16 year old high school student, Greta Thunberg. Greta is a climate activist and began the movement, which is also known as School Strike for Climate. The strike is students that choose to not go to school and instead go to climate rallies that are pressuring for...

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