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The Importance of Art

Dec 09, '18

Art is a subject that has been taught around the world for thousands of years, and it is built into many school systems around the world. It has been proven to relieve stress and calm the mind, and is very important for developing brains. Many schools offer multiple arts, such as drawing, painting, woodwork, and photography. At Brentwood the...

Concert for A Winter’s Afternoon

Dec 07, '18

If you had the pleasure to attend the Concert for A Winter’s Eve last night, you know how much talent crossed the Killy Stage in just under two hours. If you didn’t go yesterday, get there tonight. Believe it or not, there was even more musical ability on display this afternoon in the Lecture Theatre in our annual Concert for A Winter’s...

Music at Brentwood: All the Right Notes

Dec 06, '18

The music program at Brentwood provides many options for students to try out different instruments and perform in different ensembles. Music at Brentwood is one of the largest parts of the Arts programme and the largest part of the Performing Arts programme. With eight music options, you can choose from Wind Ensemble, String Ensemble, Choir,...

Art Choices at BCS: Photography

Dec 05, '18

When I arrived at Brentwood this September from Italy with my academics choices already figured out (more or less) I was very surprised and interested when my advisor told me that each student, in addition to a sport, had to pick two arts to attend. These arts would run throughout the course of the year. I believe this is a great rule that the...

Connecting at ConnectMUN

Dec 04, '18

The world is full of problems ranging from climate change, war, and terrorism. While it seems impossible to change any of these major international issues as a mere high school student attending a boarding school on an island, our societal status did not stop a group of dedicated Brentwood students from discussing, arguing, negotiating and...

Our Journey To The Jungle

Nov 26, '18

Everyone in the Grade 8 classroom was ecstatic when we started our first steps to creating an outstanding musical, “The Jungle Book”. It all started with Ms Blake teaching us our first dance, “The Bear Necessities.” Leading up to the day of the auditions, everyone was giving it their all to try and perfect their audition so they could get the...

Get In, Get Dirty

Nov 20, '18

One of the most popular arts at Brentwood is pottery. More specifically, handbuilt pottery. The class has three fine art blocks, all fully enrolled. The class is taught by the wonderful Mrs. Luna whose engaging, positive and calm aurora motivates students to craft beautiful creations. So far she has taught we students different techniques in...

A Brentwood Tribute to Those Who Served

Nov 15, '18

“They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning, we will remember them.” Laurence Binyon In November 11, 1918, an armistice was signed to end World War I. This was a monumental day in history that has been celebrated by Canadians every...

Halloween at Brentwood = Airband 2018

Nov 05, '18

While most teenagers spent Halloween night trick or treating or in a haunted house, on Wednesday, October 31st, Brentwood students took their dance moves and lip synching skills to the Killy stage to compete in the annual interhouse Airband competition. The night was filled with drama, backflips, laughter, and dance moves like the pros. For...

IISPSC

Nov 04, '18

Studies show that public speaking is feared more than death. So, naturally, we do it for fun. This past week, three students ventured all the way to Toronto for the International Independent School Public Speaking Competition (IISPSC). Having prepped for months, we boarded the plane, accompanied with little more than a wrinkled and well-used...

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