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Project Innovation 2009

Sep 24, '09

On Friday, September 18th our sixth annual Project Innovation began. Seven teams of Grade 11 and 12 students dived into the adventures of entrepreneurship, feet first. Each team of 3 - 5 students has started a business selling a product of their choice to any willing consumer. After faculty members provided certain guidelines, the teams were left...

First Edition of the Brentwood Blog

Sep 23, '09

The Brentwood community is a rather unique institution, with families scattered around the globe. Although technology in the 21st century would seemingly provide for instant connection between family members, the typical adolescent frequently needs lessons from ET in the matter of “calling home”. To address the communication gap in providing news...

Free the Children's Annual We Day in Vancouver

Sep 21, '09

Mrs. Pennells, Mrs. Felix and Mrs. Quinton are taking 27 senior Brentwood students to the Free The Children's annual We Day in Vancouver, Tuesday, September 29 from 9am -3pm at GM Place. We Day is a one-of-a-kind event featuring inspirational and motivational speeches and performances by leading activities, speakers and entertainers, such as, The...

21st Century Teaching Expert Alan November Presents on September 25th

Sep 18, '09

World renowned educator and expert in 21st Century teaching practices, Alan November, will be facilitating a professional development day at Brentwood College on Friday, September 25th. As part of the BC Independent Schools’ program designed to bring Alan to Vancouver, Victoria and the Mid Island schools this month, this event is expected to be...

Computer Science Curriculum Development

Sep 18, '09

This September we are pleased to welcome Kevin Lawrence to our teaching faculty. Kevin has over fifteen years of experience as a business owner and as a manager in the software development industry. He has a Bachelor of Engineering Physics from Royal Military College Kingston and served as an Electrical and Mechanical Engineering officer in the...

Recognition of Harold Backer's Contributions to the Rowing Club

Sep 18, '09

The Brentwood College Rowing Club would like to acknowledge Harold Backer, Class of 1980 and Junior Men's Coach, as the 2009 Athlete Community Excellence Coach of the Year Award winner. Nominated by his former rowing athletes over the last two years, including Toby Green, Jason McCarthy, Ben Coull, Jack Kornfeld and Dan Robinson, Mr.Backer...

Brentwood Featured in The Globe and Mail

Sep 17, '09

Yesterday, our school was featured in The Globe and Mail, Canada's largest-circulation national newspaper and second-largest daily newspaper. See here for Marlene Habib's article about Brentwood and The Abelard School in Toronto:

Howard Wins Silver Medal at World Rowing Championships

Sep 16, '09

Malcolm Howard, Class of 2001, and Olympic gold medalist, added another medal to his already impressive rowing resume. In the final event of the Senior World Rowing Championships, Howard, a member of Canada's men's eight won the silver medal, behind Germany. Quoted in the Toronto Star,  "The truth of it is, the Germans asked us the...

Brentwood Environmental Action Team (BEAT)

Sep 16, '09

September 14th marked the creation of the Brentwood Environmental Action Team (BEAT), with almost 20 students in attendance. This team has been developed to replace the School's Green Club. To encourage sustainability of the program, student representatives (House Stewards) will make a two-year commitment and will provide education and leadership...

Exciting Family Entertainment Event - Sept 26

Sep 11, '09

Sept. 26 at 3:30pm and 7pm

The Cowichan Valley Shrine Club returns with its spectacular Top Hat Stage Production: a variety show for the whole family to enjoy. Proceeds go to transporting physically challenged children to hospitals. Tickets are $15 and available at Thrifty's in Mill Bay and at the door of the...

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