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English 12 Provincial Exam

Jan 28, '18

“A good night’s sleep and a healthy breakfast will help prepare you for the exam. Stay relaxed!” said Mrs Coy to her nervous Grade 12 students the day before the big exam. Thursday January 25th was just another typical day for many, but for Grade 12 English students all around the province of BC it was a day that helped determine their fate for...

Poetry Project Presentation

Jan 27, '18

One recent rainy Saturday, students gathered in Mr. Collis’ classroom among Pittsburgh Steelers posters and steaming mugs of coffee to hear two spoken word poets from the Victoria Poetry Project. Spoken word poetry is exactly what it sounds like: poetry that resembles everyday speech, though often with more artful description and figurative...

First Aid and Lifesaving

Jan 26, '18

As part of the program at Brentwood, all Grade 10 students complete a mandatory emergency first aid training course, but opportunities to take these skills further exist. Over two weekends in late November and early December, six students completed the Bronze Medallion and Bronze Cross courses, taught through the Canadian Lifesaving Society. The...

Senior Boys Basketball Tastes First Defeat

Jan 25, '18

The Brentwood Senior Boys basketball team has had an excellent start to their season, going undefeated while racking up impressive victories at the Heritage Woods Kodiak Klassic and the UVic Senior Boys Invitational Tournament. Entering the second half of January, the #1 2A was about to be tested, with two highly competitive tournaments...

Melhuish Interpretive Reading

Jan 24, '18

The English department’s second term competition this year was the Melhuish Interpretive Reading Contest. Students from grades 9 to 12 were required to select a passage from a work of fiction and, in the finest tradition of reading aloud, entertain their audience with its delivery. Jaylynn B, Allard 19, won in Grade 11 and treated the school to...

First 11 Field Hockey

Jan 23, '18

With a young team made up primarily of Grade 10s and 11s, the 1st XI began to train for the season ahead. We welcomed a new assistant coach: old Brentonian Denesha Doman Captained the Brentwood team and played for Queen's University. She brought an exciting new perspective to the pitch, teaching our team new drills, skills and impressive plays....

1st Annual Erg Competition

Jan 23, '18

With the first Annual January Erg Competition over and done, Brentwood College School (BCS), Shawnigan Lake School (SLS) and St. Michaels University School (SMUS) have a base of where they are on the competitive spectrum. Brentwood’s new Head of Rowing, Ms Laryssa Biesenthal, decided to invite two of the local rowing schools to come over on a...

Spirit Week 2018

Jan 21, '18

Brentwood’s 2018 Spirit Week is coming up January 25th to February 3rd featuring 10 jam-packed days of activities, events, dress-up days, Winterlude, interhouse competitions, student choice dinners, and more. The SAC has gone out of its way this year to make sure every day is as fun and exciting as possible for everyone on campus. With the main...

Seven vs SLS

Jan 20, '18

On Tuesday night the Senior Girls Basketball team ventured into the territory of black and gold. With a short lineup due to injury and sickness, we walked into the gym with six players. The first quarter was swayed in the direction of Shawnigan. They were pushing the ball up the floor, and with their strong ball handlers and aggressive post...

Girls Rugby

Jan 19, '18

As 2018 commences, the Girls Rugby team is pleased to welcome many new faces who are more than eager to learn the game. With the help of our veteran coaches, Mr Cowie and Mr Felix, and our fun-loving RFA, Mr Travis Larson, who is currently playing for Team Canada, we are seeing drastic improvement in skills and a positive mindset throughout the...

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