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Fright Week

Nov 01, '17

As Halloween approached us, Brentwood’s annual Fright Week, hosted by the SAC, was in full swing. Last Tuesday, students were excited to exchange their uniforms for black and orange clothing. That afternoon, everybody enjoyed a barbeque, the funds from which will go towards supporting the service trips to Swaziland and Nicaragua which will take...

Advanced Rock Band

Oct 31, '17

Advanced Rock Band is a fine art primarily reserved for senior students who have experience with their instruments. Any instrument can be utilized in the band, but since the focus is rock, guitars, basses, keyboards and drums are favoured. Over the course of the year, the band will learn and practice rock music from the 60’s to the present day....

Everything is Debatable

Oct 30, '17

Early last Saturday morning, way before most Brentwood students would normally be stirring, 20 members of the Brentwood debate team boarded the school bus for the first debate tournament of the season. We were headed for the University of Victoria. This was a tournament specifically geared toward those debaters who have little or no experience at...

Brentwood vs Cowichan High

Oct 29, '17

This past Thursday the Brentwood Varsity Ice Hockey team faced off against our emerging rivals, Cowichan High, at the Island Savings Centre. The bus bounced around as our music blared and the boys got pumped for the game. As the team stepped on the ice, a wailing siren went off which everyone assumed was just a test of the new goal horn. Thirty...

The Art of Potting

Oct 27, '17

Potting is a messy art, but something magical happens when I set foot into Mrs. Elmes’ pottery studio. It’s like I become a human magnet for all stray particles of clay looking to see the wider world. And no matter how hard I try to walk out clean, I always manage to take some home with me: little smears that I discover during dinner on my pants,...

BCMEA 2017

Oct 27, '17

Every year, the British Columbia Music Teachers’ Association holds a conference in Richmond, BC. For music teachers, this conference presents seminars on new teaching techniques and professional development. For their students, there is also an opportunity for enormous growth and education: the BCMEA honour ensembles. There are five honour...

First Day in a Fright-filled Week

Oct 26, '17

To kick off Fright Week, students were allowed to wear orange and black clothing on Tuesday in spirit of the upcoming holiday. Many students got into the Halloween spirit donning whatever orange or black clothing they could find. Later in the day, students who are going on service trips to either Swaziland or Nicaragua served up a delicious BBQ,...

Senior Soccer Scintillates

Oct 25, '17

A fierce starting 11, supplemented by an array of multi-talented subs, the Brentwood Senior Boys Soccer team is looking stronger than ever. Silver at ISAs, 7-1 against Salt Spring, 8-1 against Kesley, 4-0 against Shawnigan, and a 3-2 exhibition win over a U21 men’s team -- the positive results continue to pile up like shoes at the door of a...

Robotics, Where Steel Flies

Oct 24, '17

The Brentwood Robotics Club is one of the smaller arts at the school, but we’re just as busy. Tucked under the stairs in the Centre for Art and Humanities building, we craft bots that could either lift you off the ground or give your Audi R8 a run for its money. Mr Doehler is the perfect teacher to have for this program as he designs unique...

TEDx Talk Drives Brentwood’s Community

Oct 23, '17

Yesterday was the fourth time Brentwood has had the amazing opportunity to host a TEDx event. On a cold, rainy October day Brentwood staff and students warmly gathered in the Killy Theater to listen to speakers from around the world share their stories around the theme of “Drive”. TEDx events are individually planned within a community with the...

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