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55 Tuxedos Ready to Go

May 12, '09

This Friday, our Grade 12 class will be attending the Graduation Dinner and Dance at the Westin Bayshore Hotel in Vancouver. In preparation for this event, fifty-five tuxedos arrived this morning just in time for last-minute fittings. Successfully convincing such a large number...

Outdoor Climbing Update

May 11, '09

On Saturday, the Outdoor Pursuits rock climbing group had the opportunity to climb outdoors again, but this time they had the warm sun on their backs. Students challenged themselves with difficult routes (5.10a - 5.11) and were climbing cliffs of 20 m (63 ft) in height. Though the students found a full day of outdoor climbing more exhausting than...

Rowing: Eric Jackson Named to BC Team for Canada Summer Games

May 11, '09

Grade 11 student Eric Jackson raced his way on to the B.C. rowing team this past Friday. Racing against older competitors, in pairs, over 1250 m, Eric finished second overall on starboard side. He is the youngest member of this Under-21 team and will be competing at the Canada Summer Games in Prince Edward Island in August. After the Canadian High...

Junior Boys Shine at the Shawnigan Regatta

May 11, '09

This past weekend the rowing club participated in its last event of the season (on the west coast), entering 125 athletes to compete at the Shawnigan Lake Regatta. The Junior Boys team competed in nine events, winning four gold and three silver. Gold medals were awarded to the Junior B eight, Junior B JV eight, Junior B coxed four, Junior B JV...

Girls win their first Island AA rugby championship

May 10, '09

On Saturday, the girls rugby team won its first Island AA rugby title. In the past four years we have made the final, but come up a little short; this weekend was different. Due to other commitments, the games had to be played on one day with 20 min. halves. In the first game, the girls beat a determined Shawnigan Lake School side with tries from...

Two great days of golf

May 10, '09

Old Brentonians, parents, parents of alumni and faculty met up to play in two regional days of golf.  The first, held in Victoria on April 17th, was at the Cordova Bay Golf Course; the second, in Courtenay on May 9th, took place at Crown Isle Resort.  Golf was, of course, followed by social gatherings and awarding of prizes in the...

Rhythmic Sculptures

May 08, '09

creating sculptural three dimension rhythm a basis for architectural creation. Photo Connor Martin grade 9

Brentwood's First LEED Building

May 08, '09

Currently we are in the process of constructing a building on our campus: The Art and Mary Jane Crooks Dining Hall and Student Centre. This will be Brentwood's first building with LEED status (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design). We hope to achieve LEED gold status, making us the fourth LEED Gold certified industrial/commercial...

Overview of Green Initiatives at Brentwood

May 08, '09

In previous years, Brentwood has initiated green policies across campus in order to minimize the school's environmental impact. These initiatives included campus-wide recycling centres, composting programs for each residence and the dining room, the use of Green Seal cleaning products, energy efficient lighting, and low flow plumbing fixtures.

Extraordinary Rugby

May 06, '09

For the local Cowichan News Leader and Pictorial story on Friday's Brentwood-Shawnigan game, please see Don Bodger's report.

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