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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...

NEPTUNE Presentation: November 20th, 7:30 pm

Nov 18, '09

There will be a presentation in the lecture theater given by Reyna Jenkins tomorrow at 7:30 pm. Reyna is a graduate student from the University of Victoria's Earth and Ocean Sciences Department. The lecture is entitled "Surfing an Ocean of Data" and relates to the NEPTUNE project which monitors the Pacific Ocean off the west coast of...

Duke of Edinburgh Award Winners

Nov 18, '09

On Saturday, November 14th, Eric D (Grade 11) and Aron Z (Grade 12) changed out of their wetsuits after a morning of kayak surfing at Jordan River and dressed in their Number One uniforms to attend the Duke of Edinburgh Silver Award Ceremony in Victoria. The Duke of Edinburgh program acknowledges youth who partake in an active lifestyle and who...

A Taste of the Real World of Business

Nov 16, '09

by Savannah S

On Monday November 9th, the 6th annual Project Innovation competition came to a close. The competition consisted of seven groups of students all of whom had planned, managed and run a business within the school for a two-week period. Students had to choose a product, a marketing plan, advertise and...

Imageria: Computer Vision and Computer Programming Workshop

Nov 13, '09

On Thursday, November 19th Brentwood is pleased to welcome Dr. Alexandra Branzan Albu and Paul Reimer from the University of Victoria. Dr. Albu is an associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering whose research interests include computer vision, medical imaging, virtual reality, modelling and simulation. She is also...

Admissions Tour of Thailand, Vietnam, India, and Germany

Nov 04, '09

Our Director of Admissions, Clayton Johnston, will be travelling for most of November, meeting with prospective parents and students. First stop will be Bangkok, Thailand where he will be attending The Asia Boarding School (TABS) Fair at the Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok on Sunday, November 8th from 7-9 pm (

Brian Carr and The Month of 'Movember'

Nov 02, '09

For the entire month of November, Brentwood teacher and rowing coach Brian Carr has bravely decided to grow an impressive mustache in order to raise money for prostate cancer research. This endeavor is part of a global movement to bring much needed attention to this form of cancer--the funds raised go directly to Prostate Cancer Canada. Brian was...

Brentwood Website Entered for Webby Awards

Oct 22, '09

Brentwood is pleased to announce that our website has been entered into the 14th annual Webby Awards under the School/University category. The international Webby Awards celebrate excellence on the Internet and are presented annually by the

Brentwood's CANARIE: Mining Ocean Data

Oct 21, '09

This week it was announced by the University of Victoria (UVic) that a $1.55 million dollar project has been given the go-ahead for ocean based research just a few hundred meters from the Brentwood College shoreline.
Our school is collaborating with the Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences at UVic to host a data collection buoy that...

An Inside Look at Oil and Gas

Oct 21, '09

The Business & IT Department was pleased to host Mr. Steve VanSickle for a series of presentations to the Business students at Brentwood. Arriving on an early morning flight from Calgary, Mr. VanSickle talked first with the Grade Nine 21st Century Studies classes and later to the Entrepreneurship 12, Financial Accounting 12, and the Economics...

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