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Brentwood from the air

Apr 06, '09

An aerial video of the Brentwood campus has been added to the school's website. This footage was shot by Steve Flynn (father of Christopher Flynn '08) during a helicopter flight and shows the school's beautiful oceanfront setting. Many thanks to the Flynn family for sharing this video with the school. To view the video please see 

Apple Partnership and Youth Philanthropy Initiative

Apr 02, '09

For the next month, Global Studies 10 students will be creating multimedia projects using laptops and cameras provided by Apple's Digital Learning Project. While gaining experience with digital editing and video production, students will be participating in the Youth Philanthropy Initiative (YPI). Brentwood was the first school in...

Marina Nemat

Apr 01, '09

Best selling author Marina Nemat will talk to Brentwood students about the experiences that formed the basis of her book "The Prisoner of Tehran".

Grade 8 and Grade 9 Field Trips

Mar 02, '09

Spreading their wings and reaching for the starfish.

Into the Heart of Darkness: a lecture by Dr. Justin Albert on all things astrophysical this Friday

Mar 02, '09

Dr. Justin Albert, Associate Professor of Physics at the University of Victoria, will be lecturing this Friday at 7.30 p.m. on the connection between fundamental particles and the structure of the universe.
Dr Albert graduated from Harvard and went on to gain his Masters and PhD at Princeton. His postdoctoral work at Caltech as a Millikan...

Thinking globally, acting locally

Mar 02, '09

Brentwood students waged war on climate change this weekend by taking advantage of ancient carbon sequestering technology.

Biodiesel

Feb 03, '09

Aron Zharadka and Kevin Kim claimed a Brentwood first by making their own biodiesel from canola oil and simple organic chemicals. They had to do some high-powered chemical calculations to work out the expected amount of fuel and were both well pleased by the result, almost 100% yield. Their next step is to make another batch using filtered, used...

Art History Conference at the University of Victoria

Jan 22, '09

"Visual Impetus" is the title of this year's annual History of Art conference at the University of Victoria. Art Historian Mr. Maclean and his Advanced Placement Art History class took the afternoon away from sports to attend. 

Brentwood Purchases Its First OLPC Laptop

Jan 12, '09

On September 30th 2008, a group of Brentwood students used OLPC laptops when they participated in a software design workshop at the University of Victoria. In response to student interest in the OLPC initiative, Brentwood's IT department recently purchased one of these laptops.
The One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) organization provides laptops to...

'Tis The Season for University Acceptances!

Jan 05, '09

For most, the holiday season is a peaceful time with family and friends. For the senior students applying to universities, it is a frenzied time when the decisions on early applications come in. This year has begun in spectacular fashion with some very impressive admission offers received already. The University Counsellors would like to...

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