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The Renaissance Ball

May 05, '18

For the last few weeks the Grade 8s have been planning a Renaissance Ball. To do this, we each chose a character from the Renaissance and then worked to gain an immense knowledge of them. To do this we had an assignment which made us collect a certain amount of information about our character. For this assignment we also had to dress up like our...

Entrepreneurship At Regatta

Apr 28, '18

Our Annual Regatta at Brentwood would not be the same without the extremely popular food booths that are run by the Entrepreneurship 12 students. Whether you are craving something sweet or savoury, you can find almost anything in the many booths that are set up in the Plaza. Entrepreneur 12 is a class that teaches students how to run and create a...

Regatta Food Review

Apr 27, '18

The students in Brentwood’s Entrepreneurship 12 courses have been planning all year to treat our Regatta visitors and athletes to fresh and tasty meals on Founder’s Plaza overlooking the race course. A team of finely tuned palettes have savoured their wares and below are reviews of what’s sweet and what’s savoury. The Grilled Cheese Shack...

Brentwood Math Challenge

Apr 25, '18

On Thursday, we awarded the Brentwood Math Challenge Trophy to Genevieve P ‘18 and Ben H ‘19. Over ten weeks each winter, we send out a weekly math puzzle to all students and staff. The problems are hard, the topics varied, and the students love them. We receive responses from all sorts—from young Grade 9s who don’t do their homework to Grade 12s...

An Advertising Opportunity

Apr 24, '18

I have big news for you: on April 27th, 2018 Brentwood College School will host one of the biggest school events in Canada: the Brentwood Regatta. This is three days of adrenalin and emotions. Over 2000 rowers, parents, and children are coming to see the rowing races. For this big day the marketing class is working on something huge. Our...

The Secret to Success

Apr 23, '18

25 Olympians, 23 of whom were rowers. 11 straight Olympic Games - 1976-2016. 9 Olympic medalists: Bronze: Ned Pratt & Bruce Ford; Silver: Tom Herschmiller, Malcolm Howard, David Calder & Scott Frandsen; Gold Blair Horn, Darren Barber & Malcolm Howard. This is just a fraction of the success produced by the world renowned Brentwood College Rowing...

Ethnobotanist on Campus

Apr 19, '18

Ethnobotanist and Ford House alumna '88, Fiona Hammersley-Chambers recently came to share her expertise on the indigenous plants growing on the Ogden House property. Environmental Science AP students were shown how to identify plants from the deadly Hemlock of Socrates fame to various edible species that can be harvested for food and medicinal...

Writing 12 Contest

Apr 19, '18

The first ever Writing 12 Contest was held by Luka W and Mr Collis this month, with Mr Collis’ wife, Ms Handford, in charge of reviewing the submissions and choosing the winners for the two categories: prose and verse. The contest was open to all students, and aspiring writers in Grade 11 who intend on attending Mr Collis’ Writing 12 class next...

Law 12

Apr 09, '18

Law 12, taught by Mr. Bryant, is a course that helps students explore different types of law throughout the year, including criminal, family, and contract law. The class is taught in a style that allows students to discuss, reflect, and bring forth their own ideas in relation to the topics being presented. Although the class is very enjoyable and...

These Are the Droids You’re Looking For

Mar 19, '18

This term in robotics we have been doing several challenges. The two main ones have been a sumo challenge where you built a robot that would have the capability to out race the opponent in order to push three bottles off of a platform while simultaneously being able to take the opponent’s robot and turn it into something resembling a toaster why a...

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