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A Sweet End to 2018

Dec 15, '18

With enthusiasm and pleasure, the Grade 8s made one last visit in 2018 to their buddies at Alexander Elementary School on Thursday. They were also able to present a cheque for $2203 to support the Families Feeding Families Hamper Drive that Alexander does at this time of year! All proceeds from our Jungle Book performance, plus a class fundraising...

A Tasty Thai Dinner

Dec 13, '18

On December 5th students from Thailand helped prepare and serve a Thai meal for the Brentwood family. Crooks Hall was decorated with monkeys, elephants and palm trees, resembling Thailand’s tropical environment. Even though there were only eight Thai students at Brentwood, they were able pull off an amazing dinner for everyone to enjoy. The...

Mack Pays Back

Dec 08, '18

With the holidays rapidly approaching, Mackenzie House has taken the initiative to pay it forward in our community. This year our house raised $1450 to go towards two local families with young children. Through the local food bank, we were supplied with a wish list of gifts to supply, and with the remaining funds we were able to purchase gift...

Festive Houses

Dec 08, '18

It’s past December 1st and there isn’t a singular snowflake on the ground. As a student from Northern Alberta, I don’t normally get that holiday feeling unless my surroundings are caked in white, however, in our houses we have a long list of festivities lined up for the approaching weeks up until our Winter Break starting on the 14th. All the...

Radiant Rogers House

Dec 07, '18

Year after year, young men enter Rogers House for the first time with a raging mix of anxiety and excitement surging through their bodies. The thought of living in a boarding house with 70 other teenagers, on a remote campus, far from home, can get in the way of one truly knowing what a regular boarding experience is like. Luckily, however, Rogers...

The Children's Christmas Party

Dec 06, '18

Each year students on the SAC put on a Christmas party for the staff’s children. Over the years it has been a fulfilling way to give back to the staff who give us so much, as well as giving us students an excuse to act like kids for an afternoon. Over the years we have had magicians, cookie decorating, and Santa visits for the kids, all of which...

Sandcastles to Snowmen

Nov 30, '18

Brentwood is made up of three general groups of students: the day-students, the Canadian boarders, and the international students. Many trips and options are offered for the international students during breaks that are too short for them to go home. While these trips are great opportunities, overseas students often enjoy going home with other...

The Real Housewives of Brentwood

Nov 29, '18

While all boarders at Brentwood are passionate about the house they live in, exemplifying their house spirit through interhouse events and bonding within the house, there is only one day each school year where each house can showcase itself to the rest of the school, immersing the student body into their humble home. This past Saturday night,...

Monday in Alexandra House

Nov 22, '18

A day typical day starts off when everyone’s feet hit the floor, promptly, at 7:00am. Walking down the hall, you’ll be greeted by the early birds who are fully dressed in their uniforms on their way to breakfast and avoided by the half-asleep girls in their sweatpants. Ms Mais will be wandering the halls to make sure all of her girls are awake and...

Tips for Roommates

Nov 19, '18

Living with another human, especially if one has no had experience with this task prior, can be a complex and even a daunting task. Having another breathing thing within your 5 meter radius for a majority of any given day can be a new challenge altogether; one that boarding students at Brentwood have to learn to deal with. However, it can be...

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