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Final Exams in Progress

Jun 22, '09

If you were to visit Brentwood after 9 a.m. during the past five days, you would find every one of our students writing final examinations in the gymnasium, auditorium, library, and various classrooms. The culmination of this year's academic efforts is found in two-hour examinations with an extra discretionary hour if requested.

Brentwood Grade 10's Excel on Science Challenge Exam

May 24, '09

Grade 10 students were among the top 10% of students across the country in the recent Michael Smith Challenge Contest. Shannon B, Jenny C, Wesley D, John O, Stuart W and Miguel R all received certificates of distinction. Stuart scored a remarkable 80%, making him one of the top performers amongst 876 students across Canada. 

Physics Lecture: "Alien Invasion"

May 24, '09

MIT fusion physicist Dr. Peter O'Shea will be giving a lecture this coming Friday (May 29th) at 7.30 p.m. in the Lecture Theatre. The talk will be entitled "Alien Invasion of the Internet" and will discuss, amongst other things, the effect of cosmic rays on the semiconductor chips that drive the internet. Dr. O'Shea currently works for...

Spring Lows

May 24, '09

Biology 11 students have been taking advantage of extreme low tides this week to study organisms on the beach and collect samples for later study in the lab. 

Low Tide

May 24, '09

Environment 9 students this Saturday were scouring the low tide line to help clean up the foreshore and keep our beautiful bay in pristine condition. 

55 Tuxedos Ready to Go

May 12, '09

This Friday, our Grade 12 class will be attending the Graduation Dinner and Dance at the Westin Bayshore Hotel in Vancouver. In preparation for this event, fifty-five tuxedos arrived this morning just in time for last-minute fittings. Successfully convincing such a large number...

Brentwood's First LEED Building

May 08, '09

Currently we are in the process of constructing a building on our campus: The Art and Mary Jane Crooks Dining Hall and Student Centre. This will be Brentwood's first building with LEED status (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design). We hope to achieve LEED gold status, making us the fourth LEED Gold certified industrial/commercial...

Overview of Green Initiatives at Brentwood

May 08, '09

In previous years, Brentwood has initiated green policies across campus in order to minimize the school's environmental impact. These initiatives included campus-wide recycling centres, composting programs for each residence and the dining room, the use of Green Seal cleaning products, energy efficient lighting, and low flow plumbing fixtures.

Students Challenging AP Exams

May 04, '09

A number of Brentwood students are writing Advanced Placement (AP) exams during the next month. The Advanced Placement program is administered by The College Board and allows students to pursue university-level coursework at high schools in Canada and the United States. Individual universities will accept AP exam results of 4 or 5 as credits for...

Marina Nemat Speaks to Senior School

Apr 15, '09

The much anticipated talk by Iranian-born author Marina Nemat to our senior school proved to be one of the most enthralling and powerful academic experiences we have been fortunate enough to host in our theatre. Ms. Nemat engaged her audience with humour as well as some of the jaw-dropping details of her experiences during the Iranian revolution....

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