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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...

Brentwood Participates in Young Blood for Life Challenge

Apr 10, '10

Brentwood SPARC member, Rianne P, was on a mission this spring to fill the blood bank with Brentwood blood--we're in a national high school competition! We currently have a 52.5% participation rate, with over 60 students participating in the program... with Rianne supporting them all the way! The clinic at the Shawnigan Lake Community Centre...

Students Applying for Dogwood Scholarships

Mar 10, '10

Every year, the British Columbia government funds $1000 scholarships called the Dogwood District Scholarships. All Canadian citizens and permanent residents in Grade 12 are eligible to apply. Excellence in the following co-curricular areas is the main criterion for the award: Fine Arts (Visual Arts, Dance, Drama, Music), Applied Skills...

Vote for Our Students' Entry in the BC Green Games!

Mar 05, '10

This year we have submitted an entry to the BC Green Games to celebrate our students' green initiatives. Our school's project is named: We Got The BEAT--Stewardship and Sustainability in Action. Voting can be done online, selecting schools who have entered this contest sponsored by Science World. If you would like to vote for our school, the link...

Charity Work Day: March 27th

Mar 05, '10

Imagine every student of a school donating a day of labour to charity! Brentwood students have been doing this annually for over 30 years. On Wednesday we began mailing out notices to our neighbours and phoned last year's clients to ask if they want to participate again this year. Whether it is house work, yard work, painting or babysitting, our...

Brentwood Students Sports Opportunities

Mar 04, '10

At Brentwood, all students participate in athletics. Whether they simply want to learn a sport and get fit or are preparing for post-secondary opportunities at a high level, a variety of options are available. In British Columbia, we are now entering into the spring competitive season for rowing, girls soccer, boys and girls rugby, tennis and...

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