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First Term Complete!

Nov 28, '19

With only 15 days left until Winter Break, the Grade 9s first term at Brentwood comes to an end! For this young group, it has been a busy term! We successfully completed the first term of our new program Metamorphosis 9. In Meta, we were kept busy with plenty of design challenges to improve our thinking! Their most recent challenge was...

The Bridge Between

Nov 26, '19

Near the end of term 1, Brentwood hosts a speaker series allowing Grade 12 students to explore different career pathways and meet past Brentonians as they reflect on their journey to their professions. On Saturday, the Grade 12s signed up for their two sessions and were given the opportunity to spend extra time with the speakers at lunch. The...

Brentwood’s Learning Centre: The Students’ Perspective

Nov 24, '19

The following is the text of a speech made at Assembly last week by Alice H, Allard ‘21 & Deklon S, Privett ‘20. Hey Brentwood! I’m Alice and I’m Deklon, and we’re here to talk about the Learning Centre program, and how it has helped us. Alice: In 7th grade, I was diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This is an...

Ode to Alanna

Aug 04, '19

I have been asked to introduce Mrs. Martin who, after 16 years, is retiring from her positions here at Brentwood at the end of June. While at Brentwood, she has taught math, been the Athletic Assistant, the Grad Council Faculty Sponsor, an Advisor in Hope House, Head of Field Hockey, and Coach of the Senior Girls Field Hockey team. I have known...

Exams in the Headlights

May 23, '19

Once again, it is that time of the year when Brentwood students prepare vigorously for exams (Advanced Placement and otherwise) as they focus on recollecting knowledge from the past. I took the AP Biology exam last week, and as I reflect upon my two year journey of endlessly memorizing various facts about signal transduction pathways, and pulled...

Guitar Ensemble at the Greater Victoria Performing Arts Festival

Apr 20, '19

The experience of the guitar ensemble at the Greater Victoria Performing Arts Festival on April 17th 2019 was a good one. The time of the bus ride coming back may have been a bit inconvenient considering it was rush hour, but it wasn’t that much of a delay and we were provided with more than enough food on the bus. As for the festival itself,...

Casino Royale: Playing the Odds in Ross 305

Dec 17, '18

Parents make the decision to enrol their children at Brentwood in the hope of them being well prepared for life beyond high school. At Brentwood we are given the opportunity to learn life’s most essential skills: we learn how to live independently, develop critical, global-minded thinking skills, foster lifelong relationships, and, as importantly,...

Junior Soccer - ISA Champs Times Two

Nov 17, '18

The season was a rollercoaster. The boys started out with a convincing win over Kelsey, kicking the year off with a 7-0 goal differential. A week later the short-staffed team faced next door rivals Shawnigan. The lads lost a hard-fought battle against a surprisingly strong & well instructed team. Next up was the 2018 Junior Boys ISA Championships,...

Brentwood Reaches For the Top

Oct 24, '18

This past Saturday night, Brentwood students flooded into the T. Gil Bunch Centre to cheer on their housemates as the houses went head-to-head in the mind-boggling and reflex-testing inter-house competition, Reach For The Top. Student’s knowledge on history, geography, literature, mythology, and science & innovation were put to the test and many...

Cracking The Code

May 15, '18

“Coding is like a sandwich, it takes time to build and make but the end result is worth all the effort.”, said Juan N, Whittall ‘20. Coding robotics is an area of programming that focuses predominantly on the tasks of robots. This elective at Brentwood is one of many that students are allowed to take for the entire year. Mr Harold Wardrop, a...

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