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Frogs on Ice

Feb 02, '18

Last Saturday evening featured, along with the Hockey Showcase game, the annual Mackenzie House Skate. Different from past years, MackSkate took place before the Showcase game which allowed us to properly understand the level of slipery surface difficulty that all hockey players overcome. With the coordination and planning of our Houseparent,...

Winterlude 2018

Jan 31, '18

The alpine enthusiasm and organizational savvy of Mr Brent Lee and Mr Dan Norman saw 379 members of the Brentwood community - students, children, staff, RFAs, and faculty - enjoy a Winter interlude at Mount Washington earlier today. “Tubing and snow shoeing were a lot of fun” said Jahmaal K, Whittall “21. “We got spun.” Busses left as early as...

Junior Girls ISA Silver

Jan 30, '18

The Junior Girls Basketball team had considerable success this weekend at the ISAs in Victoria. Led on offense by Rae W, Alex ‘20 and Emma E, Allard ‘20 and with tenacious D from Desola O, Hope ‘20 and Janessa P, Mackenzie ‘20 the team outscored Stratford Hall then West Point Grey on Friday to advance to the Gold medal game. Saturday brought the...

Showcase Hockey 2018

Jan 30, '18

The preparations started long before the puck dropped. Each player woke up eagerly awaiting what was in store later that day. Bearing the coveted “B” across their chests during the school’s annual jersey day, they sat in their class, minds already thinking hours in advance. As the clock ticked closer to game time, the nerves began to set in....

Drawing and Painting

Jan 29, '18

Drawing and Painting is no doubt one of the most popular art courses at Brentwood, for it is a course where art enthusiasts can spread their wings and polish their art skills, and athletes whose usual habitat is the field can spend a quiet hour splattering paint onto a white canvas in a quiet classroom, with the misty, tranquil panorama of the...

English 12 Provincial Exam

Jan 28, '18

“A good night’s sleep and a healthy breakfast will help prepare you for the exam. Stay relaxed!” said Mrs Coy to her nervous Grade 12 students the day before the big exam. Thursday January 25th was just another typical day for many, but for Grade 12 English students all around the province of BC it was a day that helped determine their fate for...

Poetry Project Presentation

Jan 27, '18

One recent rainy Saturday, students gathered in Mr. Collis’ classroom among Pittsburgh Steelers posters and steaming mugs of coffee to hear two spoken word poets from the Victoria Poetry Project. Spoken word poetry is exactly what it sounds like: poetry that resembles everyday speech, though often with more artful description and figurative...

First Aid and Lifesaving

Jan 26, '18

As part of the program at Brentwood, all Grade 10 students complete a mandatory emergency first aid training course, but opportunities to take these skills further exist. Over two weekends in late November and early December, six students completed the Bronze Medallion and Bronze Cross courses, taught through the Canadian Lifesaving Society. The...

Senior Boys Basketball Tastes First Defeat

Jan 25, '18

The Brentwood Senior Boys basketball team has had an excellent start to their season, going undefeated while racking up impressive victories at the Heritage Woods Kodiak Klassic and the UVic Senior Boys Invitational Tournament. Entering the second half of January, the #1 2A was about to be tested, with two highly competitive tournaments...

Melhuish Interpretive Reading

Jan 24, '18

The English department’s second term competition this year was the Melhuish Interpretive Reading Contest. Students from grades 9 to 12 were required to select a passage from a work of fiction and, in the finest tradition of reading aloud, entertain their audience with its delivery. Jaylynn B, Allard 19, won in Grade 11 and treated the school to...

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