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A Steady Diet of Technology

Nov 19, '13

This past Tuesday we began our Lunch & Learn series. These in-house professional development sessions are available to any Brentwood employee and are offered here on campus under the lively instruction of our Director of Technology, Brent Lee. A seasoned instructor, Mr. Lee has previously taught applied computer science, health informatics, and...

Crowder on Campus

Nov 18, '13

On Tuesday, November 12th many Brentwood students had the privilege of speaking with Nanaimo-Cowichan Member of Parliament, Ms Jean Crowder. She met with all Grade 11 students and a few Grade 12 classes in the Killy Theatre to discuss her perspective on the parliamentary lifestyle. Ms. Crowder is the official opposition critic for Aboriginal...

Byte by Byte: Troubleshooting, Technology, & Cookies

Nov 07, '13

This year we have formed a Technology Council under the guidance of Mr. Brent Lee, our new Information Technology Director. This council consists of eight senior student IT prefects and their eight junior counterparts. Having two IT prefects per house allows the student body to be more fully represented and ensures knowledge transfer as senior IT...

Brentwood’s #1 Super Fan

Oct 15, '13

As competition starts to heat up for our athletes, the weather on the West Coast is slowly becoming cooler and wetter. The fall can be a demanding time for supporting outdoor sports; few have the grit to brave the crisp winds and drizzle of the cool rain. It is always refreshing to see people go out and support our teams no matter what the...

The BEAT has Begun!

Oct 10, '13

This year the Brentwood Environmental Action Team (BEAT) is aiming to highlight globally-designated days by proposing ideas and activities for Brentwood to partake in. On October 1st, 2013 it was World Vegetarian Day. Brentwood actively participated by having superb options at the sandwich and salad bars as well as at the hot food counter....

Brentwood Victoria Trip

Oct 02, '13

While living within the confines of Mill Bay has its perks in terms of peace and quiet, occasionally a fleeting escape is a pleasant break from the busy Brentwood life. Last weekend marked the school wide trip to Victoria for a day of retail therapy and city exploration. Despite the wet weather, the students were in high spirits for a session of...

A Taste of Mexico

Sep 25, '13

On Friday the 20th of September, the students of Brentwood had the luxury of savoring the delectable flavors of Mexico. Ten Mexican students helped to decorate the dining hall and serve the rest of the Brentwood community dinner.  Delicious dishes such as enchiladas, beef fajitas, popcorn shrimp, beans, nachos, and more were gobbled up by the...

Grilling Grad 2014

Sep 20, '13

In the first weeks of the school year, the Grade 12s from each house are invited to the Patel’s gorgeous home for a barbeque to enjoy food, express our ideas about our school, and, of course, experience Mr. Patel’s sense of humor. After a lovely meal, prepared by Chef Napier and the kitchen staff, Mr. Patel asked us to consider some things we...

Dear Mom and Dad,

Sep 06, '13

My second day at Brentwood is just coming to an end, but it seems like I have been here for weeks already, partially due to exhaustion, but also because of how welcoming everyone has been. As a new Grade 12 I thought it might be awkward to become part of the friendships that have already been formed, but from the moment you left the campus the...

A Farewell To Home

Jul 08, '13

Welcome family members, teachers, friends and, of course, fellow Brentonians, to our last gathering before we disperse in countless directions for our summer holidays. It is my pleasure to welcome you to our home that we so dearly care for. Home is a strong word, but it perfectly suits Brentwood. At Brentwood we are a family. Our family...

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