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Movember or Manuary: Choose Your Portmanteau

Nov 29, '10

This month, an array of furry lips has been spotted around our campus. The Movember fever has struck the school and a trio of male faculty members have been honourably growing moustaches to raise awareness and funds to defeat prostate cancer. This sprouting of hair can be ...

Silence!

Nov 19, '10

For the 26 hour period between the end of assembly on Thursday and the end of classes on Friday, approximately 100 otherwise enthusiastically verbal Brentwood students began a self-imposed period of silence: no talking, texting, tweeting, Facebooking or emailing. What could motivate our teenagers to shun these generally spontaneous means of...

Interhouse Soccer

Nov 17, '10

Interhouse soccer, perhaps one of the most competitive events of the year, was played last Thursday for the senior boys and this Tuesday for the juniors. Though it may have been wet, cold, and windy, devoted house members battled against the weather and each other in the hopes of winning, and maybe, just maybe, becoming a hero by scoring the...

Interhouse Basketball

Nov 10, '10

On Saturday night the school was abuzz with the hype of the annual inter-house basketball tournament. It was a spectacular event to say the least; fun was had by all, whether one was battling it out on the court or cheering from the crowd. Highlights of the night included Seth J throwing down threes, the senior Ellis boys’ impeccable zone...

Hope Tea

Oct 25, '10

On Sunday afternoon, Hope House hosted an afternoon tea party. Girls from Alexandra, Mackenzie and Allard Houses were invited for homemade cookies, cheese biscuits and tea. Guests began arriving at 3pm sharp and a steady stream of adorable dresses flowed through the front doors from that point on. An impromptu sing-along filled the halls as a...

A Celebration of Thanksgiving

Oct 08, '10

For the first time in more than 3 decades our Brentwood family was able to sit down together and share a Thanksgiving meal. Crooks Hall, our new dining facility which can seat over 500, was alive with the scents, sights and sounds of delicious food, smiling faces and cheerful laughter. A gourmet meal of turkey, stuffing and all the fixings was...

Canadian University Tour Visits Brentwood

Oct 06, '10

This past Tuesday, October 5th, Brentwood was host to the Canadian Universities Tour. Over 30 of Canada’s best schools and their enthusiastic admissions representatives set up stations in the McNeil Student Center between 2:30 and 4 pm. This coast to coast list included such Canadian...

Health Ed

Oct 05, '10

On October 4, Ms. Heidi Exner from AIDS Vancouver Island addressed the grade elevens regarding health awareness and AIDS. Exner started off by asking the students what they knew about the disease to get an idea of their knowledge of the subject. Many students spoke out with questions and concerns. Exner answered every one of the students’ ...

A Lively Night Fit for Fun and Games

Oct 05, '10

On Saturday October the 2nd, SPARC (Student Peer Assistance Resource Counsellors) hosted a fun and games night on the plaza in order to help raise funds for the Run for the Cure. The fun and games consisted of jiggling jello eating, tricky twister competitions, fanatical face painting,...

Brentwood by Choice

Sep 15, '10

This past week our Brentwood community was thrilled to welcome 150 new students to our campus. Our student body comes from 32 different countries on 6 continents.  This is an exciting time of year where new friends meet, and old ones return to reconnect at their "home away from...

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