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Creative Science Class Talks Spacecraft Design

Apr 19, '10

Mr. Trevor Williams visited our creative science classes to talk about spacecraft design. Trevor has worked in the aerospace industry for many years as a design engineer, including managing a team of scientists working on the design and launch of Canada's RadarSat 2 satellite. Trevor's presentation outlines the way complex operations such as ...

2010 University acceptances continue to roll in!

Mar 30, '10

It has been so busy in the University Counselling office lately that it has been difficult to find the time to report on the amazing list of admission offers that our senior students have been receiving. With a moment to catch our breath now, we can also take a moment to congratulate the grade 12's...

Brentwood in the UK

Mar 15, '10

Two of our two university counsellors, Rick Rodrigues and Gerry Pennells, are currently in the UK visiting universities, meeting up with alumni and interviewing prospective students. Over 70 of our alumni are currently studying at British universities, completing a variety of programs including medical and legal degrees. Rick and Gerry will be in...

Brentwood Students Participate in Science Workshop at UBC

Mar 12, '10

Some of Brentwood's top science students gave up the first day of the Spring Break to participate in a science workshop at UBC: the third annual "Most Excellent Escapades in Science" at the Michael Smith Laboratory for Advanced Molecular Biology. In addition to lectures from world renowned scientists, there were some hands-on...

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...

Nobel Prize Winner Dr Andrew Weaver Presents on March 3rd

Feb 26, '10

Expert climatologist, author and researcher, Dr Andrew Weaver will be speaking to the entire school on March 3rd. Dr Weaver is a climate scientist at the University of Victoria's School of Earth and Ocean Sciences and the author of

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...

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