Mocking the Law in Victoria

Apr 27, '17

Last Saturday, a group of eager debaters headed down to Victoria in celebrations of BC Law Day to participate in the annual Victoria Mock Trials. Two teams of eight, our coaches, and some observers spent the day in the Victoria Courthouses where we acted as lawyers and witnesses in a case where a taxi driver had been charged with assault. The...

Brentwood at the Barry Sullivan Law Cup

Apr 25, '17

“What limits should be placed on police use of undercover operations when investigating crimes and national security threats?” This juicy question reverberated within the crowded minds of six Brentwood Debate students as the days accelerated towards the Barry Sullivan Law Cup. The public speaking competition, which would take place in Vancouver,...

The BEAT Goes On

Apr 24, '17

Our BEAT, Brentwood's Environmental Action Team, led by Gina B, Mack ‘17 and Ms Richardson, organizes numerous events throughout the year to encourage a sustainable lifestyle. In the inaugural BEAT Earth Day Photo Contest, grade winners included Grade 9 - Quin N, Grade 11- Nairee P & Grade 12 - Hanna M who each won $50. The overall winner was...

Concert Choir Springs Forward

Apr 19, '17

The busiest yet most fruitful term of the year for all Brentwood musicians has arrived. It is the time when all music bands and groups hustle to refine their repertoire for festivals and concerts; the Concert Choir is no exception. Last Monday, a small bus filled with 14 eager choristers travelled down to Oak Bay High School to attend the...

Antonio the All-Star

Apr 08, '17

Antonio C, Rogers ‘17 has been invited to perform with the West Coast Jazz Festival Grade 12 All-Star Combo. The selected combo musicians from across Vancouver Island schools will perform in a special festival feature concert at the West Coast Jazz Festival on Tuesday May 2 at 11:45am in the Vancouver Island University Theatre. This group will be...

Provincial Debating

Mar 22, '17

From March 2nd to 5th, 2017, 12 Brentonians, alongside their coaches, Ms. MacInnis and Mr. Bryant, set off to Vancouver for the BC Debate Provincials. Our trip consisted of sushi, card games, riding luggage carts and, believe it or not, some serious debating. We sent three junior teams: Lulu J & Caden K, Liam P & Jemma O, and Marc Y & Maya J and...

A Student Among Pros

Mar 20, '17

On stage, Brentwood’s performers dazzled and charmed with the spectacle of Mary Poppins and its memorable score. It’s easy to recognize the role the singers and dancers played in the show, of course, and the crew’s role is crucial to a successful performance. One performer, however, made her contributions not from behind the scenes, but below...

Careers Day 2017 – Looking to the Future

Mar 18, '17

As well as being both informative and diverse, the Careers Day presentations were also very interesting. There was a wide range of speakers in areas such as medicine, engineering, finance, law, physiotherapy, music and many more. Presenting at the event were 29 speakers representing 22 industries. The day started with a keynote address by Mr....

Robbie K: The Emerging Professional

Mar 14, '17

Robbie K, Whittall ‘19 was recently selected as a finalist in Photographer’s Forum: Magazine for the Emerging Professional’s 37th Annual College & High School Photography Contest. Robbie, also Assistant Stage Manager for Mary Poppins, has had a passion for photography for what seems like forever and has taken part in...

Chopping on Chopin & Marvelous with Math

Mar 13, '17

After six rounds, Yiwen C, Allard ‘20, with 30 of a possible 30 points, is currently the top student in the Math Department’s fortnightly challenge. She is also a very accomplished pianist who performed at the Cowichan Music Festival Gala concert on Sunday at the Duncan United Church where she will be performed Frederic Chopin’s “Minute Waltz”....

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