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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...

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...

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