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The Transformation to Creation

Oct 21, '17

In the first month of school everyone in woodworking has learned how to use all of the tools and the safety procedures for building our first project, a chair. Mr. Hunwick has shown us safety protocol by video and he is letting all students use the machines including the bandsaw and drillpress. "It was the best safety course I've ever taken. I...

Glenora XC

Oct 21, '17

Last Thursday the Brentwood Cross Country team participated in their first race of the year, a rust buster that took place in Glenora Trailhead Park. This was a small, low-key race that each and every healthy Brentwood XC member had the chance to race in. Beginners were oriented to the trials of trail racing and the seasoned veterans were able to...

Junior Girls ISA Championships

Oct 20, '17

On Friday the 13th, the Junior Girls Field Hockey team left superstitions behind as we departed Brentwood just in time to miss our first class of the day. With four athletes from the First XI, as well as two coming up from the development team, the players were excited and eager for the competition. With Chaya N sporting the blue-and-white...

Our SALTS Journey

Oct 19, '17

Being in Grade 8 and having an opportunity to take a trip together is mind blowing. This trip was mainly laughter with a lot of excitement. All of us were excited to try new things on the boat such as climbing up the stern of the boat was a new experience for all of us. As well, we got to row in the safety boats to land which was tricky as these...

Brentwood Rugby Clashes with Claremont

Oct 18, '17

Almost as quickly as students returned from Thanksgiving Break, the Brentwood Rugby Club travelled down to Claremont Secondary School to participate in a sevens tournament against teams from Claremont and Esquimalt. Although two senior boys teams, two junior boys teams, and one girls team participated, I will be focusing on the senior boys side:...

The Undercover Yearbook Team

Oct 17, '17

Since arriving back on campus on September 5th for Orientation, the Yearbook team has been well on their way. Despite Brentwood’s student body having grown to 550, the Yearbook team has once again made it their mission to photograph every student and place their handsome mugs in at least two candid photos. The team has hit the ground running,...

Junior ISA Field Hockey

Oct 16, '17

This weekend, Brentwood’s Junior field Hockey team played in the ISA tournament, hosted by Shawnigan Lake School. We were a team of Grade 9 and 10s, made up of two development players, two from the 1st XI and the rest from the 2nd XI. We had a great mix of skill and speed. This team had never practiced all together, but, surprisingly enough, when...

Uni Apps

Oct 15, '17

As he awaits his next appointment, Director of University Counselling, Mr Rodrigues, taps away at his keyboard. When asked about how the process was going, he simply uttered “Stressful, very stressful”. With the university counselling team of Mr Kingstone, Mrs Coull, and Mr Rodrigues taking care of 165 graduates this is no small task. Hundreds of...

Lettuce All Container Farm

Oct 14, '17

Environmental Science students recently visited a local "farm" where Brentwood parents Julian & Joelle Butcher are growing lettuces inside a repurposed shipping container. Students learned how efficient this growing system is in terms of water use and photosynthetic production. The 40 ft container is capable of growing 50,000 heads of lettuce per...

Strength & Conditioning

Oct 13, '17

Varsity Strength and Conditioning is a well established program head by Mr. Amiel which allows students to improve in strength and movement in their individual sport. It happens in the Varsity Gym - formerly the assembly hall below the exam centre - the former dining hall for Old Brentonians. The program is open to any grade level, but it...

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