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Mill Bay, Mesopotamia and What’s Next

Oct 13, '18

Brentwood is truly unlike any other school I have attended. It would be my guess that you would be hard pressed to find another group of twelve teenagers so eager to undertake the scintillating, yet challenging adventure that is AP Art History. From ancient paleolithic rock drawings, to modern photography, this course uses art as a lens to...

Bring On The Next Generation

Oct 13, '18

In 1923 Henry Pollock Hope, Brentwood’s first Headmaster, was invited by a group of Victoria businessmen to create a school for young men in Brentwood Bay in the old Brentwood Bay Hotel which is on the other side of Finlayson Arm. There were sixty boys enrolled in the first year of the school. Notice no crests on their blazers? The torch on your...

Squash Soup

Oct 12, '18

SAC volunteers recently picked vegetables from the school garden. This produce was then turned into a delicious squash soup prepared by Fiona K, Alexandra ‘19 and her team of student volunteers. The school garden was an initiative by last year’s Environment AP class who can be proud that their work is bearing fruit (technically squash is a...

History Bytes & Brian Carr

Oct 12, '18

The following is the text of Mr Steve Cowie’s address to the school at assembly last week. Imagine a world beyond sight and sound, a world in the distant and remote past: a world without cell phones, Twitter, Snapchat, Spotify, Ipods, personal computers and video games, a school without smart boards, photocopiers, video projectors, solar panels,...

The Foote Takes Flight

Oct 11, '18

Brentwood’s shiny new Anne & Eldon Foote Athletic Centre will be buzzing with volleyball action this weekend as it plays host to its first major contest, the Brentwood Classic Volleyball Tournament, Friday Oct. 12 and Saturday, Oct. 13. 16 Senior Girls teams from across the Island and the Lower Mainland will play six matches each. Perennial...

Whittall Winner of U17 Your Canada Photo Contest

Oct 11, '18

Robbie K, Whittall ‘19 was recently awarded first prize in the Canadian Geographic Magazine’s U17 category of the Your Canada Photo Contest. The award-winning image was taken off the east coast of Baffin Island near the community of Qikiqtarjuaq in March 2017. “Northern Transport” features an Inuit man travelling by dogsled across the sea ice....

A Journey Into the Astounding Roots of Brentwood!

Oct 10, '18

“Imagine a world where there are no Iphones, no television. and no electronics.” This is exactly the world “Lifer” Mr Steve Cowie witnessed more than three decades ago years ago. Last Thursday Mr Steve Cowie introduced “History Bytes” a riveting way to explore Brentwood history and how it has influenced and shaped the amazing school we call home....

Grade Eight Swim Test

Oct 09, '18

On Friday, September 14th, the Grade 8s of Brentwood College School took a plunge into the Pacific Ocean for their swim safety test. With lots of shrieking and laughter, groups of four tumbled one by one into the ocean to tread water for two very long, very cold minutes, then swim to the other dock and back. The test started with a warm up;...

Court Is In Session

Oct 08, '18

Stepping into my fifth, and final, season in a Brentwood Basketball uniform is both an experience I cannot wait for, and an experience I never want to come. I’ve been a part of Brentwood’s Basketball program since I came to the school in Grade 8, and I am so grateful for the opportunities I’ve been given, the skills I’ve learned both on and off...

Haz Launches Intercollegiate Career

Oct 07, '18

In her four years at Brentwood, Mckenna Haz, Mackenzie ‘16 had a substantial impact on our Rugby program. A skilled and speedy back, her opponents always needed to know where she was on the field. While at Brentwood, her 2015 team earned an undefeated season, a first for a Brentwood girls’ team, winning the BC High School 7s championship and the...

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