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Spanish 12 AP

Nov 13, '18

In Brentwood’s Spanish 12 AP class, the students recently did a project studying various world problems. Many of the topics were those of economic crisis, drought, pollution, climate change, waste disposal, deforestation, hunger, and overpopulation all with respect to Spanish-speaking nations. We then presented on these topics to the class for...

Global Thinking En Francais

Oct 30, '18

In my Grade 12 AP French class recently we did a project on global difficulties. We narrowed the subject down to 7 categories: economy, environment, health, human rights, nutrition, peace and war, and drought. The class was divided into seven groups, one for each subject. Each person in each group chose a francophone country and found information...

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...

Not as EATsy as EAT seems - My French Trip to Bon Macaron

Oct 17, '18

After a much enjoyed Thanksgiving weekend, students from Mme. Hall’s French 12 class were able to go on an outing to Victoria to learn to make macarons. We left just before lunch and made our way down to Bon Macaron Patisseri owned and operated by two native Frenchmen who truly know the ins and outs of baking. Once we arrived, the eight of us...

Provincial Concours!

Jun 11, '18

Three students in our French speaking program took part in the provincial Concours D’art Oratoire at Simon Fraser University campus in Surrey this past April. Felix W, Privett, ‘20, Sophie H, Hope ‘21 and Leila M, Hope ‘19 are part of our French program and each prepared 3 to 5 minute speeches on a subject of their choice over the course of three...

Spanish 12

Dec 19, '17

Spanish 12 this far into the year has been an incredible experience. The class atmosphere (and of course the teacher) are amazing and I begin every class with a smile. We have even had the pleasure of hosting presenters from Cuba and Costa Rica. Throughout the class we were shown the culture of each country including music, food, dialects and...

Concours D’art Oratoire

May 16, '17

On Red Saturday, May 6th, Brentwood students Ian G, Marie K, Issae R, Balqees J, Noah T, Felix W & Jack NG all participated in the much anticipated Concours D’art Oratoire at Simon Fraser University’s Surrey Campus. This highly popular French public speaking competition welcomed an estimated 85,000 students from across Canada. The speeches, which...

Welcome to Canada - مرحبا بكم في كندا

Dec 16, '16

In recent weeks, several Arabic-speaking Brentwood students have travelled to Kelsey Secondary School to meet and socialize with some Syrian immigrants who are adapting to the language and culture of their new country. Arabic speaking Brentonians Balqees J, Allard ‘16, Lulu J, Allard ‘18, Aiysha M, Hope ‘17, Hala M, Hope ‘18 & Hadi N, Ellis ‘18,...

Concours D’Art Oratoire

Apr 24, '16

Concours D’Art Oratoire On Monday, April 11th, Brentwood hosted its second annual Concours D’Art Oratoire, or French Speech Competition. The Concours D’Art Oratoire is a competition hosted each May by Canadian Parents for French (CPF). The students who participate must first present at their school level, and, at the discretion of the judging...

Victoria’s Mandarin Trip

Mar 18, '16

On Saturday, February 27, a group of students who study Mandarin with Ms. Sun went to Victoria’s Chinatown to take a peek at Chinese culture on Vancouver Island. Surprised by the red color of the street signs and Chinese written on them, we hurriedly stepped down from the bus and gathered at Centennial Square. Waiting for the tour guide with a...

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