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Behind the Scenes of a Brentwood Student: Expectations vs Reality

Oct 30, '22

Being a student at Brentwood requires managing a high level of expectations in all three pillars of the tripartite program - as well as the boarding house. Coming to Brentwood, students might not expect the heavy workload - or the supportive community. The teachers and staff always understand when students are away at sports or burnt out. I was...

Collis & Creative Writing “Fall” for the UBC Festival

Oct 29, '22

On October 19, at 10:30 am, Mr Paul Collis and his visionary Writing 12 students embarked on their scenic trip to Vancouver’s Granville Island. The day consisted of journaling exercises, writing games, tiresome sitting - and endless creativity! Writing 12 at Brentwood is an exclusive class for a select 10 students who are passionate about...

An Afternoon of Macaron Mania

Oct 28, '22

After researching and learning about macarons and their complex preparation in Mme. Hall’s French 12 class, seven classmates and I departed Brentwood on October 18, 2022, for a highly anticipated and fun-filled afternoon in Victoria, specifically, at Bon Macaron Patisserie. Mme. Hall has done this field trip with her French 12 class for the...

Head of the Charles Regatta

Oct 27, '22

Last weekend our senior rowing teams traveled to Boston to compete at the prestigious Head of the Charles Regatta. The hosts over 11,000 competitors from around the world on 4.8 serpentine kilometers that runs under six bridges on the Charles River. On Sunday both the Men and Women's coxed quad had their race and fought hard keeping in time...

Another Spike to Victory

Oct 26, '22

On October 18, 2022, Brentwood’s Varsity Volleyball team bumped, set, and spiked their way to another victory. From their successful season thus far, the team continues on their winning streak. Year after year, Showcase Volleyball proves itself to be one of Brentwood’s most memorable events where the student body is given the opportunity to...

Head & Tail of the Gorge

Oct 25, '22

This weekend, Junior and Senior Men and Women rowers headed to Victoria to race at the Head of the Gorge and the Tail of the Gorge. Our crews encountered rapids through a narrow route under bridges, challenging corners, and two different courses over two days of racing - and it was the first regatta for a number of the Brentwood rowers. On...

Party with Patel - Rogers House Edition

Oct 24, '22

Parents, let me ask you, why did you send your child to Brentwood College School? Was it for the outstanding academics? The previously unseen tripartite program? Beautiful waterfront campus? Or was it so they could mosh on the Roger Open House dance floor with the man himself, Mr Bud Patel? Probably the concluding statement. Right? Well this...

Training With Green Lake

Oct 23, '22

Last weekend, eighteen Green Lake Crew rowers came up from Seattle for a fun weekend of intense training and friendly competition at Brentwood. The rowers attended a total of four on-water practices in the hot October sun. The Brentwood and Green Lake crew members had a chance to bond as they were shown the lively and hectic school days and...

To Replace Liz Truss?

Oct 22, '22

Last weekend we had eight debaters participate in the 2022 British Parliamentary Debate Provincials, our first competitive event of the season! They were Daniel J, Grace S, Kennedy P, Karter P, Yash D, Sebastian EG, Hamish G & Luke P. We also had some brand new debaters make their debut alongside some of our more experienced members. A special...

Brentwood’s First Bring Your Parents-To-Class Day

Oct 21, '22

Every October, our school traditionally sets aside a day for parent-teacher-student interviews. However, this year, a new method of informing parents about in-class life took place. On Friday, October 7th, parents were invited into the classroom, either in-person or virtually, along with their children, to observe school activity firsthand....

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