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Writing 12 Contest

Apr 19, '18

The first ever Writing 12 Contest was held by Luka W and Mr Collis this month, with Mr Collis’ wife, Ms Handford, in charge of reviewing the submissions and choosing the winners for the two categories: prose and verse. The contest was open to all students, and aspiring writers in Grade 11 who intend on attending Mr Collis’ Writing 12 class next...

Law 12

Apr 09, '18

Law 12, taught by Mr. Bryant, is a course that helps students explore different types of law throughout the year, including criminal, family, and contract law. The class is taught in a style that allows students to discuss, reflect, and bring forth their own ideas in relation to the topics being presented. Although the class is very enjoyable and...

These Are the Droids You’re Looking For

Mar 19, '18

This term in robotics we have been doing several challenges. The two main ones have been a sumo challenge where you built a robot that would have the capability to out race the opponent in order to push three bottles off of a platform while simultaneously being able to take the opponent’s robot and turn it into something resembling a toaster why a...

Careers Day 2018

Mar 07, '18

On Saturday March 3rd, Crooks Hall buzzed with anticipation as staff and students alike gathered to welcome the 22 speakers who gave their time to bring their personal and professional experiences to Brentwood’s annual Careers Day. With guest speakers ranging from Brentwood alumni and parents to engaged individuals from the community, the theme of...

AP Comparative Government & Politics

Mar 02, '18

A favourite among the senior students, Comparative Government and Politics AP is designed to both intrigue and challenge. Mr. Wismer creates a unique atmosphere filled with debate and discussion around the core six countries that are studied in the course. The countries of interest are Britain, Mexico, China, Nigeria, Russia, and Iran and they...

Entrepreneurship 12

Feb 22, '18

Mr. Branchflower’s Entrepreneurship 12 students spent this past Sunday taking their Food Safe Course to prepare for their Food Booths at the Brentwood Regatta in April. Once again, Regatta will be blessed with teams of savoury (and sweet) entrepreneurs competing for your culinary attention. Thank you to Jennifer Smith from Safer Food Education...

Aiding Mother Nature

Feb 17, '18

The solar powered greenhouse is up and running after a long and chilly winter. AP Environmental Science students have been busy today adding finishing touches to the pond that will eventually hold some fish to provide a nutrient cycle to the plants. Making compost from leaves and coffee grinds plus putting together a raised garden bed were also...

Monster Erg 2018

Feb 06, '18

Another rainy day in Mill Bay was turned around to be an exciting and sweat-filled day for 32 rowers who headed down to UVIC for the 33rd annual Monster Erg on Saturday, February 3rd. With strenuous but beneficial warm-ups for the Brentwood team, the mood was set with the coxswain crawl. For the women's category we had one coxswain compete, Emma...

English 12 Provincial Exam

Jan 28, '18

“A good night’s sleep and a healthy breakfast will help prepare you for the exam. Stay relaxed!” said Mrs Coy to her nervous Grade 12 students the day before the big exam. Thursday January 25th was just another typical day for many, but for Grade 12 English students all around the province of BC it was a day that helped determine their fate for...

Poetry Project Presentation

Jan 27, '18

One recent rainy Saturday, students gathered in Mr. Collis’ classroom among Pittsburgh Steelers posters and steaming mugs of coffee to hear two spoken word poets from the Victoria Poetry Project. Spoken word poetry is exactly what it sounds like: poetry that resembles everyday speech, though often with more artful description and figurative...

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