Lauren Selman ('03): Sustainability Presentation

Feb 24, '10

Brentwood graduate and eco-entrepreneur Lauren Selman will be giving a brief presentation to the entire school during tomorrow's assembly. Lauren is the founder and creative producer of Reel Green Media, an environmental consulting and creative media agency based in Los...

Alumni Return for Careers Day (February 27th)

Feb 22, '10

On February 27th, twelve of our alumni will be returning to the school to give Careers Day presentations. Old Brentonians will describe their journeys from graduation day to their current occupations, explaining to the current generation of students how Brentwood prepared them for professional life. Ranging in graduation years (from 1975 to...

Digital Fishers Presentation Today

Feb 11, '10

At 7pm tonight Rod Dobell, leader of the Digital Fishers project, will describe how crowdsourcing can be used to analyze data from cameras, hydrophones and data sensors in the oceans. Rod will be ...

The Latest Greatest Debates over Foreign Aid

Feb 08, '10

The debaters are back from their Vancouver Island Regional Tournament. The junior teams argued B.I.R.T. foreign aid perpetuates dependency while their senior counterparts wrangled over B.I.R.T. foreign aid perpetuates colonialism. Anastasia K and Robin J argued their...

Jenny C Wins the Douglas Award (Centre for Future Global Leaders)

Jan 27, '10

At assembly this week, Jenny C, Grade 11, was awarded her Certificate of Special Recognition as the winner of the Douglas Award in an essay competition sponsored by the Centre for Future Global Leaders. Drawing from over 5000 entries from across Canada, the US, and Korea, the judges acknowledged Jenny's superior essay writing ability in this ...

Brentwood Student Shines at Model United Nations Conference

Jan 20, '10

The Vancouver Model United Nations is the largest high school event of its kind in North America. This year, 350 delegates used their knowledge of history, international relations, diplomacy, foreign policy and UN procedures to debate and ultimately resolve two vexing problems: nuclear non-proliferation and piracy in Somalia. Ian M emerged as...

Brentwood Students Interview at UK Medical Schools

Jan 20, '10

Last week Kevin K, Alex B, and Evan M went for medical school interviews at Dundee, Aberdeen and St Andrews in Scotland, and St George's in London. The University Counselling team managed to arrange the interviews on consecutive days so that students would only have to fly to the UK once. By the third interview, the boys felt very much at ease...

End of Term Exams Finish Today

Dec 10, '09

Every student in our school has been writing end of term exams from last Saturday morning until this afternoon. Designed to measure the students' progress since September, exams are written for every academic subject as well as Art 2-D and Computer Science. Learning how to prepare for exams and become highly proficient examinees is a fundamental...

University Consortium Arrives Here Tomorrow

Nov 20, '09

Virtually every Canadian university will be represented here on campus tomorrow, with admissions officers ready to meet with students and their parents. This is an ideal opportunity for our school to learn more about individual universities and ask the burning questions that will guide the intricate admissions process during the upcoming months....

Students and Head of School Take Vow of Silence

Nov 19, '09

Twenty years ago this week, the United Nations adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). This charter laid out the civil, cultural, economic, political, and social rights for children. The promises it made for protecting children and the hope it represented for their future have not been realized. The youth-oriented charity...

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