Priceless, Not Worthless

May 06, '14

No matter if it’s summer or winter, a sunny or rainy day, there is always a white Brentwood van waiting for a group of kind-hearted students outside of Crooks Hall on Sunday afternoon. This year, seventeen grade 10s and 11s have joined the Vancouver Island Health Authority volunteering program. These students are committed to volunteer at either...

Saturday Incentive

Mar 02, '14

Current events presentations happen every Saturday #2 in Ms Richardson's Social Studies 9 class. Each group of students is responsible for selecting a current event and presenting the topic to the class. This week was Max Q & Justin F presented on the demonstration on Venezuela and the Ukraine. The presenters are also responsible for making a...

Whittall Squashed the Competition

Feb 14, '14

On Saturday, February 1st four teams took to the courts to battle it out in 2014's Interhouse Squash Tournament. Claimed by many to be a lesser sport, squash actually claims one of the highest number of applicants in winter term: this year 43 people signed up for just 20 available spots. The tournament was laid out as follows: four teams of...

Java Hut 2014

Feb 07, '14

Java Hut took place last Saturday evening with wonderful displays of Brentwood’s established and emerging talents. Teachers and students of all ages got up on stage with their sights set on Brentwood stardom. Every year some unexpected stars are born; this year they varied from Garey G, the yo-yo prodigy, to the department-head daughters Holly...

Thanks from the Prime Minister

Feb 07, '14

The following is a letter from the Prime Minister, Mr. Stephen Harper, thanking Brentwood for his visit to the school in January.

The Graduation of Elizabeth & Elmer – A Mosqoy Success Story

Jan 10, '14

In 2006, when Ashli Akins ventured to Peru with nothing but a backpack and a desire to make a positive difference, she found communities which were faced with a vicious cycle of poverty and cultural loss. Seeing the changes that needed to be made, Ashli got right to work. Through several initiatives like the Textile Revitalization Program and the...

Winter Festivities

Dec 25, '13

As first term draws to a close with frosty finality, the Brentwood community celebrates the completion of first term and December exams. After the completion of that final exam, and the Christmas luncheon generously served by the teachers, the houses buckle down for an afternoon of packing, cleaning, and tying up any loose ends before Christmas...

Christmas Spirit

Dec 23, '13

Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought, doesn't come from a store. Many of us often become absorbed by the department store Santa Claus and the many arrays of holiday decorations that fill the shelves. We focus on our Christmas to-do lists: stuff the turkey, bake the pie, mash the potatoes, call the relatives, satisfy the kids – the list goes on....

Our Home Away From Home

Dec 18, '13

Our exams are finished. Scantrons collected, uniforms closeted, and suitcases packed. It’s time to go home. Brimming with excitement, you tightly clutch the armrest on your plane seat feeling the wheels of your jet home leave the Victoria tarmac and begin to travel towards your destination. Regardless of your actual means of physical...

Christmas Spirit on Campus

Dec 10, '13

As Calvin Coolidge once said, “Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.” On Sunday December 8th, Brentwood’s Student Activities Committee organized their annual Staff Children’s Christmas party. Starting at 2 p.m., many of the...

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