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The Neuroscience of Making Decisions

Jan 25, '17

Last Friday we were treated to a lecture on “the neuroscience of decision making” by research Professor Olav Krigolson of the University of Victoria. Biology and psychology classes were able to get an insight into Dr Krigolson’s ground-breaking work on the brain’s decision making systems in which he uses electroencephalograph or EEG machines to...

Welcome to Canada

Jan 21, '17

Back in November, our 12AP Human Geography class, thanks to Ms. Murtland, had an opportunity to talk to a number of immigrants about their recent and diverse journeys to Canada. Split into three groups, we rotated through the tables to hear their personal narratives. Syria, Turkey and the Philippines were some of the countries these immigrants...

Human Geo 12 in Langford

Jan 21, '17

On Wednesday January 11th the Grade 12AP Human Geography class boarded a bus to adventure off campus under the watchful wing of Ms. Murtland to study the development of the City of Langford. This is one of the fastest growing municipalities in the province! The first stop was made at the summit of Bear Mountain to see and sketch an eagle eye’s...

EU Through Uvic

Jan 11, '17

In early December, Mr. Wismer’s 12AP Comparative Government and Politics class and Ms. Hall’s Grade 10 Global Studies class journeyed to the Victoria to the European Union Centre for Excellence at UVic to participate in a workshop centred around the European Union and the mass movement of asylum seekers into Europe. The day started with an...

Craigdarroch Castle

Jan 03, '17

On November 15, 2016, the students of Grade 9 English had the opportunity to visit a historical mansion, the Craigdarroch Castle. The Victorian mansion was built on a hill that overlooked the city of Victoria by the wealthiest and most important man in western Canada, Robert Dunsmuir. This trip was a great experience that was organized by Ms....

Remembrance Day Reflections 2

Dec 30, '16

I asked my Social Studies 11 class to read firsthand accounts of Canadian soldiers from World War I and to show a sense of historical empathy by creating their own letters. Here is an excerpt from the stories they penned which will serve, I hope, as a tribute to those who suffered through the horrors of war, leaving an enduring legacy that we...

Remembrance Day Reflections

Dec 24, '16

I asked my Social Studies 11 class to read firsthand accounts of Canadian soldiers from World War I and to show a sense of historical empathy by creating their own letters. Here is an excerpt from the stories they penned which will serve, I hope, as a tribute to those who suffered through the horrors of war, leaving an enduring legacy that we...

Law 12 Mock Trial: Round One

Dec 05, '16

Christmas arrived a month early for Brentwood’s Law 12 students when Mr. Bryant announced that we would be doing a mock law trial as our first large assessment. With research, reading, and acting involved, the mock trial portion of the Law 12 class was a main attraction for most of this year’s students. This year’s Law 12 class is the largest of...

Stepping Back In Time To Be Reborn

Jun 30, '16

Last Monday evening the Grade 8s all went back in time to the Renaissance. Seamstress Sally Smith made us all amazing costumes and we memorized lots of details about our characters: Shakespeare, da Vinci, Francis Bacon, Mary, Queen of Scots, Anne Boleyn, etc. We walked around the lobby of the Bunch Centre filling people in on how important we...

Holocaust Genocide Symposium

Mar 18, '16

On Thursday April 14th Grade 11 students from Brentwood traveled to Shawnigan Lake School for the 4th annual Shawnigan Holocaust Genocide Symposium. The sombre yet educational presentation is to educate young students about the reality of the Holocaust told by historians and real life survivors. It was also to illuminate Canadian students on a...

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