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Technology in our Walls?

May 12, '18

Mark Cuban, the owner of the Dallas Mavericks and co-founder of internet startup Broadcast.com, once said, “The world’s first trillionaires are going to come from somebody who masters AI and all its derivatives and applies it in ways we never thought of.” Welcome to the world of coding at Brentwood. We in the Coding 10 elective have been...

Final Projects in Writing 12

May 07, '18

Mr. Collis’ Writing 12 is the worst attended class at Brentwood. It has the lowest enrolment rate. Students never show up to class. They submit their homework a month after it was assigned. But that’s not a problem because it is exactly what Mr Collis asks for. Writing 12 is essentially a correspondence course: Mr. Collis emails his students...

The Renaissance Ball

May 05, '18

For the last few weeks the Grade 8s have been planning a Renaissance Ball. To do this, we each chose a character from the Renaissance and then worked to gain an immense knowledge of them. To do this we had an assignment which made us collect a certain amount of information about our character. For this assignment we also had to dress up like our...

Entrepreneurship At Regatta

Apr 28, '18

Our Annual Regatta at Brentwood would not be the same without the extremely popular food booths that are run by the Entrepreneurship 12 students. Whether you are craving something sweet or savoury, you can find almost anything in the many booths that are set up in the Plaza. Entrepreneur 12 is a class that teaches students how to run and create a...

Regatta Food Review

Apr 27, '18

The students in Brentwood’s Entrepreneurship 12 courses have been planning all year to treat our Regatta visitors and athletes to fresh and tasty meals on Founder’s Plaza overlooking the race course. A team of finely tuned palettes have savoured their wares and below are reviews of what’s sweet and what’s savoury. The Grilled Cheese Shack...

Brentwood Math Challenge

Apr 25, '18

On Thursday, we awarded the Brentwood Math Challenge Trophy to Genevieve P ‘18 and Ben H ‘19. Over ten weeks each winter, we send out a weekly math puzzle to all students and staff. The problems are hard, the topics varied, and the students love them. We receive responses from all sorts—from young Grade 9s who don’t do their homework to Grade 12s...

An Advertising Opportunity

Apr 24, '18

I have big news for you: on April 27th, 2018 Brentwood College School will host one of the biggest school events in Canada: the Brentwood Regatta. This is three days of adrenalin and emotions. Over 2000 rowers, parents, and children are coming to see the rowing races. For this big day the marketing class is working on something huge. Our...

The Secret to Success

Apr 23, '18

25 Olympians, 23 of whom were rowers. 11 straight Olympic Games - 1976-2016. 9 Olympic medalists: Bronze: Ned Pratt & Bruce Ford; Silver: Tom Herschmiller, Malcolm Howard, David Calder & Scott Frandsen; Gold Blair Horn, Darren Barber & Malcolm Howard. This is just a fraction of the success produced by the world renowned Brentwood College Rowing...

Ethnobotanist on Campus

Apr 19, '18

Ethnobotanist and Ford House alumna '88, Fiona Hammersley-Chambers recently came to share her expertise on the indigenous plants growing on the Ogden House property. Environmental Science AP students were shown how to identify plants from the deadly Hemlock of Socrates fame to various edible species that can be harvested for food and medicinal...

Writing 12 Contest

Apr 19, '18

The first ever Writing 12 Contest was held by Luka W and Mr Collis this month, with Mr Collis’ wife, Ms Handford, in charge of reviewing the submissions and choosing the winners for the two categories: prose and verse. The contest was open to all students, and aspiring writers in Grade 11 who intend on attending Mr Collis’ Writing 12 class next...

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