Here’s To Term One

Dec 15, '17

A highly anticipated event for the students and staff is the Christmas Lunch on the afternoon before Christmas Break. With Mr Collis juggling flaming pins, a surprise visit from The Grinch and Mrs Reynolds, Mr Norman & Mr Griffiths busking outside Crooks and and many other teachers caroling inside, it couldn't get much better. But it could!...

Santa On Campus!

Dec 13, '17

Twas the week before Christmas Break, when all through the McNeill Centre … As winter break nears, the school is filled with twinkling lights and Christmas trees. The SAC knows this as the time of year when we host our annual Children’s Christmas Party for the children of Brentwood staff members. Last Sunday afternoon the McNeill Centre was...

Mental Health Awareness Day

Dec 10, '17

Knowing that students at Brentwood are faced with many stressors in our day-to-day lives, SPARC organizes a Mental Health Awareness Day every year. Last Wednesday morning, while the teachers were editing reports, the Grade 11 class gathered in the Killy Theatre to learn about mental health and illness, and ways to maintain mental well being. Ms....

The Battle of the Colours

Nov 30, '17

Bright with multi-coloured clothing, the soggy fields bustled with energy and positive, competitive house spirit this past Thursday as field hockey players of all skill levels and ages gathered on the field beside the tennis courts, prepared to give everything for their house in yet another exciting inter-house event. Inter-house field hockey...

American Tradition

Nov 26, '17

A large percentage of Brentwood students come from the United States of America, so it is tradition for the school to hold an American Thanksgiving dinner in November, in addition to the Canadian Thanksgiving event in October. On the last Thursday of November, students, staff and their families, and some American students’ families, gather in...

We Are So Much More

Nov 25, '17

Below is the text of Glory's C's recent TEDx speech. At 9 years old, she was raped and bought off with an ice cream cone to keep it quiet that she had been alone with her cousin. She was pregnant by 14, and she gave birth to a chance to redeem herself from all the pain she had seen in the span of a decade. But two weeks later, that chance passed...

Reach for the Top

Nov 24, '17

So I don’t mean to brag, but I’d like to consider myself as a fairly intelligent individual. I get pretty good grades and people often view me as a smart guy. So when I heard that Interhouse Reach for the Top was coming up, I got excited. This could be a way to show the rest of the school just what kind of brilliance is housed between Privett and...

A Scary Trip to Victoria

Nov 20, '17

As Fright Week was coming to the end before midterm, the SAC took a scary trip to Victoria on Sunday. All SAC members were invited to attend and Ms Mclean was very generous in chaperoning us. When we arrived in Victoria, we were allowed to roam around the busy capital for a few hours. Students went shopping for Halloween costumes, spring formal...

Hope Open House

Nov 15, '17

The much anticipated Hope Open House took place on October 21st. This year, Hope Grade 12s boldly set the theme as Anything But Clothes, which provoked much excitement in the school. The theme itself allows students to design and make their own costumes for this unforgettable event. Before the event started, students in Hope House hustled and...

Whittall Open House

Nov 14, '17

The greatest way to start off Halloween is, of course, with an Open House. Before the midterm, Whittall House was open to monsters or cute creatures of all ages. A Whittall House tradition is the theme of Halloween, and SAC helps set up a few days before. Students dressed up in their favourite Halloween costumes, and came with groups of friends....

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