Geography Rocks

Jan 21, '22

Among Brentwood’s extensive list of social studies courses, Physical Geography 12 – taught by Mr Carr – has stood out for many students in the beginning of this year. That is why Mr Carr has taken on the challenge of two Physical Geography classes this year. The course offers in-depth lessons of Earth’s systems beginning with global...

Comparative Cultures 12

Dec 21, '21

Among the plethora of academic electives offered to senior students sits Comparative Cultures 12 in which students embrace various ways of interpreting different cultures. This leads to a broader understanding of the globalized world we live in today. The course identifies how culture is formed, developed, organized, and manifested as well as how...

Brentwood Mock Trial 2021

Dec 11, '21

On December 7th, two multipurpose rooms in the Foote Athletic Centre were converted into courtrooms so the annual Brentwood mock trial could take place. Each year, two Law 12 classes filled with ambitious and enthusiastic legal scholars depart on a journey of cross-examinations, opening statements, and court procedures. This year, the case was...

Faculty Focus Groups - Not Just a Day Off School

Dec 07, '21

The Faculty Focus Groups Saturday of last month featured many alumni on campus which allowed for a much more personal feel. Due to many presentations being held on Zoom last year, it was more challenging to connect with the presenter and vice-versa, as they were being viewed through a screen, which can also result in technical difficulties. And...

Remembrance Day

Nov 12, '21

November 11th, on the 11th hour, Brentwood students and staff gather in the Killy Theater to honor all the Brentonians, Canadians, and soldiers who risked - or lost - their lives to save ours and to make Canada the welcoming place we are lucky to call home. Brentwood began the process of reflecting and honouring our veterans on Monday in our...

PPE - A Class for Eager Debaters

Nov 06, '21

Every Thursday, as the sun begins to set, some of the school’s brightest and keenest debaters enter the debate classroom for a class known as PPE, short for Politics, Philosophy, and Economics. Taught and curated by the debate coach, Mr Bryant, PPE is the only class of its nature in the entire world. Through a variety of lectures, guest speakers,...

Kamloops Indian Residential School Discovery of Remains

Jun 26, '21

Kamloops is located at the bisection of the Thompson River. When driving from Vancouver, the Trans-Canada Highway descends into this dry, windy city. As drivers enter the city, they have a choice of crossing the river to follow the North Thompson River along Highway 5 (also known as the Yellowhead Highway) towards places like Clearwater and...

Photographers Take on Ye'yumnuts Ancient Site

Jun 06, '21

On May 28th, 19 of Brentwood’s finest photographers, ranging from wide-eyed Grade 10s who had picked up a camera for the first time ever this September, to award-winning Grade 12s, hopped on a yellow school bus in the Crooks parking lot. We sailed along Highway #1 for 30 minutes out to Duncan and reached the Somenos Garry Oak Protected Area and...

The Final Boss: AP Exams

May 12, '21

This is it, folks. From Tuesday, May 4th, to Wednesday May 26th, Brentwood students, primarily in grades 11 and 12 (with the exception of some extra brainy juniors), will be furiously writing AP exams, which will test them on everything they have been learning over the year (and in some cases, two years) in their specific AP course. These exams,...

A Fair Covid Spring

May 07, '21

Although Brentwood was not able to host the annual regatta for the second year in a row, the school was still able to create a fun event for the Brentwood community. The first annual Spring Fair allowed both students and staff the unique opportunity to experience a weekend of fun activities in the midst of a busy 2020-21 school year. The fair...

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